A Celebration of Peruvian CultureAdult Events 06/19/2019, 3:00 PM - 9:00 PM Main Library
Enjoy a full day of activities in joyous recognition of the people, art, music, dance, food, culture and history of Peru.
- Music from Lula Valdivia and the Peruvian Extravaganza.
- Dance from Rosa Carhuallanqui and Perulncan Folk.
- Remarks from Mr. Yvan Solari Calvo, Sr. Consul General Del Peru
- Food from Costanera Restaurant.
- Peruvian crafts will be on display in the main lobby.
Schedule of events:
3 p.m. – Peruvian Inspired Creativity Cafe
4:30 p.m. – Storytime, Music and Dance from Rosa Carhuallanqui and Perulncan Folk
4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m. – Peruvian Artist Demonstration
6:45 p.m. – Intro – Mr. Yvan Solari Calvo, Sr. Consul General Del Peru
7 p.m. – Music and Dance on the Plaza from Lula Valdivia and the Peruvian Extravaganza
Presented by the Adult School of Montclair in partnership with Kristine Massari and Enrico Granafei of Trumpets Jazz Club.
Funded by grants from the Robert C. and Louis F. Albright Foundation and Joe and Diana Lunin.
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Creativity Café with the Creativity CaravanAdult Events 06/19/2019, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Main Library – Isabel Rose Café
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Chesstronauts (Ages 8-14)Kid & Family Events 06/21/2019, 4:15 PM - 5:45 PM Main Library – Youth Services Dept. (3rd Floor)
Registration recommended (Registration begins Tuesday, May 28).
Online registration is available for valid Montclair Public Library card holders. All others should call the Youth Services Department to be added to the waiting list.
The Chesstronauts have landed! Kids of all skill levels will receive high-quality and accessible instruction that will culminate in improved strategic thinking, problem solving and sportsmanship.
Topics range from basic piece movements to advanced positional strategy. Along the way, from the honing of analytical abilities through mastery of the game, participants will develop a lifelong love for this ancient game.
Chesstronauts is led by five sophomores from Montclair Kimberley Academy who’ve developed a shared passion for chess. With collective playing experience of 27 years, the Chesstronauts are here to guide you towards the endless possibilities of your own skills.
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Summer at the Library Teen Volunteer Orientations (Ages 14 and up)Teen Events 06/22/2019, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Main Library – Youth Services Dept. (3rd Floor)
Registration required (registration begins Tuesday, May 28).
Summer at the Library is just around the corner! Montclair Public Library invites Montclair High School students (and residents of Montclair attending other schools) to participate in the library’s summer volunteer program.
Teens must attend one of the three orientation dates.*
Interested teens will have the opportunity to sign up for volunteer positions, as well as learn about the library’s summer programming. Volunteer positions are limited so register early!
*(Signed applications must be turned in by orientation date).Click here for more details...
Mancala for Kids and Teens (Ages 8-18)Kid & Family Events 06/24/2019, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Main Library – Youth Services Dept. (3rd Floor)
No registration required
Mancala is a catch-all name for variations of ancient two-player bead or stone counting games originating in Africa.
We’ll upcycle empty egg cartons and play a version of the game using beans.
This low-stakes contest is easy to learn, fun to play and always ends with good cheer and laughter no matter if you win or lose. Y
outh services staff and teen volunteers look forward to teaching and sharing this game with you.Click here for more details...
Creativity Café with the Creativity CaravanAdult Events 06/27/2019, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Main Library – Isabel Rose Café
Teen Movie: The Miseducation of Cameron Post (Ages 14 and up)Teen Events 07/01/2019, 5:00 PM - 6:45 PM Main Library – Youth Services Dept. (3rd Floor)
In 1993, Cameron is caught in the backseat of a car with the prom queen, and she is sent away to a treatment center in a remote area called God’s Promise. While she is being subjected to questionable gay conversion therapies, she bonds with some fellow residents as they pretend to go along with the process while waiting to be released.Click here for more details...