Every Wednesday Movie MatineeAdult Events 01/30/2019, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Main Library – Auditorium
On Wednesdays at 2 pm, Montclair Public Library hosts The Every Wednesday Matinee, a classic film series presented in its auditorium. In January 2019, we we will be watching movies based on true crimes. The movies are as follows:
January 2: Anatomy of a murder –Starring: James Stewart, Lee Remick, Ben Gazzara. In a murder trial, the defendant says he suffered temporary insanity after the victim raped his wife. What is the truth, and will he win his case? (1959, 160 minutes, black & white).
January 9: Bonnie and Clyde –Starring: Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway, Michael J. Pollard. Bonnie Parker, a bored waitress falls in love with an ex-con named Clyde Barrow and together they start a violent crime spree through the country, stealing cars and robbing banks. (1967, 111 minutes, color).
January 16: The wrong man — Starring: Henry Fonda, Vera Miles, Anthony Quayle. In 1953, an innocent man named Christopher Emmanuel “Manny” Balestrero is arrested after being mistaken for an armed robber. (1956, 105 minutes, black & white).
January 23: I want to live! –Starring: Susan Hayward, Simon Oakland, Virginia Vincent. The true story of brazen bad girl Barbara Graham, a perpetual offender, who tries to go straight but is sent to death row after being implicated in a murder. (1958, 120 minutes, black & white).
January 30: The Boston Strangler — Starring: Tony Curtis, Henry Fonda, George Kennedy. A series of brutal murders in Boston sparks a seemingly endless and increasingly complex manhunt. (1968, 116 minutes, black & white).Click here for more details...
Creativity Café with the Creativity CaravanAdult Events 01/31/2019, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Boosting Brain Health with Essential OilsAdult Events 01/31/2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Main Library – Conference Room (1st Floor)
Play Go! (Board Game for All Ages)Adult Events 02/02/2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Third Annual African American Read-InAdult Events 02/02/2019, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Main Library – Auditorium
We invite everyone to celebrate African American authors by participating in an African American Read-In! Choose your favorite passage from a book, poem, or speech by an African American and sign up for a two-minute time slot to read your chosen piece aloud. Join us as we come together to read, hear, and shine a spotlight on African American literature.
Please email email@example.com to sign up and submit your reading.
To attend without reading a passage, please register below or call 973-744-0500 ext. 2235.
About the African American Read-In:
Sponsored by the Black Caucus of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) and endorsed by the International Literacy Association, the goal of the African American Read-In is to document readers making the celebration of African American literacy a traditional part of Black History Month activities.Click here for more details...
Learn English at MPLAdult Events 02/04/2019, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Main Library – Classroom (1st Floor)
Learn English at this FREE multi-level class taught by certified instructor Catherine.
Aprende inglés en este clase GRATIS de niveles múltiples enseñado por instructora titulada Catherine.Click here for more details...
Sit & StitchAdult Events 02/04/2019, 6:00 PM - 7:45 PM
Come one, come all, and stitch the evening away! Bring your knit, crochet, or other fiber arts and crafts projects and work on them in the library café. All ages welcome.
Please note that formal instruction will not be provided. Registration is not required, but feel free to RSVP to our Facebook event for updates and reminders.
Sit & Stitch does not meet on days that the library is closed or closes early.Click here for more details...
Just Walk! – Fitness ClassAdult Events 02/05/2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Main Library – Auditorium
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