Write Group: Novelist GroupsLibrary Groups Events 06/15/2018, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM Main Library – Classroom (1st Floor)
Novelist Groups meets every Thursday and Friday. This is not a drop-in group.Click here for more details...
Let’s Listen to JazzAdult Events 06/15/2018, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Main Library – Auditorium
Join Seed Artists and our resident musical guru, Peter Bodge, in a monthly series of old-school listening sessions exploring the many facets of jazz. It’s simple: We’ll listen to some great music curated by Peter, talk about it over refreshments, and maybe make some new friends. It will be casual, conversational, and fun. And you’ll walk away with the curated playlist from the session, an extended list of recommendations for further listening, and a list of suggested reads.
Our Let’s Listen curator, Peter Bodge, is a walking jazz encyclopedia, a drummer, an arts educator of more than 40 years, and an accomplished visual artist. His jazz portraits hang in the Smithsonian Institution and in the collections of some of the world’s most famous jazz musicians. As an instructor at Cambridge College in Massachusetts, he teaches jazz history, critical thinking, and a course that teaches teachers how to bring creativity into their classrooms. His nickname: BeBop.Click here for more details...
Fade to Books: Free Haircuts for Young ReadersKid & Family Events 06/16/2018, 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Get a free haircut when you read a book out loud!
Mahir Abdul-Hakim of Mahir’s Unisex Barbershop, 320 Orange Rd, Montclair, is graciously offering to cut young readers’ hair for free if they read a book while getting their haircut. Just go to the barber shop during listed hours and tell your barber you are ready to read for a haircut.
Participating youngsters will get to enter Montclair Public Library’s monthly drawing for Movie Tickets, Comics, Books & other prizes and you can pick out your free, new book! We are very grateful to East Side Mags and watchung booksellers for donating raffle prizes.
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Ages 12 & under
- Mahir’s World of Beauty, 320 Orange Rd, Montclair
- Please call ahead: (973)744-2026
Saturdays, April-August, 7am-12pm & 2pm-5pmClick here for more details...
Write Group: Free WriteLibrary Groups Events 06/16/2018, 10:15 AM - 1:00 PM Main Library – Conference Room (1st Floor)
Free Write creative writing workshops – write to prompts every Saturday morning.Click here for more details...
Chess GroupLibrary Groups Events 06/16/2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Main Library – Senior Space (1st Floor)
All ages and skill levels are welcome to play Chess, on Saturday afternoons from 2-4 pm in the Senior Space at the Main Library. This is a drop-in group. No registration is required.
For more information about this group please contact the Reference Desk at 973-744-0500 x2235 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.Click here for more details...
Sankofa Genealogy Support GroupLibrary Groups Events 06/16/2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Main Library – Conference Room (1st Floor)
Meets monthly to support and share sources of information for family tree research. Multiple sources include online, DNA, workshops, and quest speakers.
Open to the public.Click here for more details...
Write Group: Support GroupLibrary Groups Events 06/19/2018, 10:15 AM - 11:30 AM Main Library – Conference Room (1st Floor)
Support Group core meeting every Tuesday morning to review our writing progress & discuss writing topics.Click here for more details...
Roaming Readers – A Walking, Talking Book ClubAdult Events 06/19/2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Main Library
Join the club! Adults are invited to meet at one (or all!) of the following locations for a walk around the area while discussing a
- June 5 – 11am at Bloomfield Public Library
- June 12 – 6pm at Verona Park Boat House
- June 19 – 11am at Montclair Public Library
June’s book: Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger
Register below or find “Let’s Walk!!” on meetup.com.
Roaming Readers is a partnership between Montclair Public Library , Bloomfield Public Library, Verona Public Library, and NJ Bike & Walk Coalition.Click here for more details...
Bridge GroupLibrary Groups Events 06/19/2018, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM Main Library – Conference Room (1st Floor)
All ages and skill levels are welcome to play Bridge every Tuesday afternoon in the Library’s Conference Room.
For more information about this group please contact Linda Welch at 973-744-0500 ext. 2221 or via email at email@example.com.Click here for more details...
Senior Space WednesdaysAdult Events 06/20/2018, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Main Library – Senior Space (1st Floor)
The United Methodist Communities at PineRidge of Montclair, in collaboration with MPL and AngelaCARES, hosts a resource center for seniors in the library’s Senior Space. PineRidge of Montclair and AngelaCARES equip the space with resources and programs aimed at enriching the lives of local seniors. Senior Space programming takes place every Wednesday from 10am to 2pm. Call the library reference desk at 973-744-0500 ext. 2235.Click here for more details...