Babies in the LibraryKid & Family Events 07/25/2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Main Library – Youth Services Dept. (3rd Floor)
Babies meet babies! Parents and caregivers sing nursery rhymes together with their little ones. Songs, language activities, and board books will be introduced during each session. Make baby’s first library experience a special one! Please note that registration is required for each individual storytime.
Registration required (registration begins on Monday, June 25).
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.Click here for more details...
Treasure lsland Read AloudGreat American Read 07/25/2018, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Main Library – Isabel Rose Café
Programming for The Great American Read is offered as part of a grant from the American Library Association and PBS.
Every Wednesday MatineeAdult Events 07/25/2018, 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 July 2018, Patriotic movies will be shown. The movies are as follows:
July 6: SPECIAL FRIDAY MOVIE! 1776 – Starring: William Daniels, Howard Da Silva, Ken Howard .
A musical retelling of the American Revolution’s political struggle in the Continental Congress to declare independence. (1972, 166 minutes, color).
July 11: Yankee Doodle Dandy – Starring: James Cagney, Joan Leslie, Walter Huston .
The life of the renowned musical composer, playwright, actor, dancer, and singer George M. Cohan. (1942, 125 minutes, black & white).
July 18: Sergeant York – Starring: Gary Cooper, Walter Brennan, Joan Leslie .
A marksman is drafted in World War I and ends up becoming one of the most celebrated war heroes. (1941, 134 minutes, black & white).
July 25: Mr. Smith goes to Washington– Starring: James Stewart, Jean Arthur, Claude Rains .
A naive man is appointed to fill a vacancy in the United States Senate. His plans promptly collide with political corruption, but he doesn’t back down. (1939, 129 minutes, black & white).
All films are free and open to the public, and the library is handicapped accessible. For more information and the library calendar, visit montclairlibrary.org/calendar or contact Reference 973-744-0500 ext. 2235Click here for more details...
Write Group: Free-for-AllLibrary Groups Events 07/26/2018, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Main Library – Tower Room (2nd Floor)
Free-for-All writing events on different writing topics every Thursday evening.Click here for more details...
Yoga on the Plaza!Adult Events 07/27/2018, 9:00 AM Main Library
The physical practice of yoga integrates spirit, mind and body while developing strength, flexibility, relaxation and general well being. All movements can be modified to decrease or increase the intensity. Class is an alignment based vinyasa practice. Remember to bring a mat and water!
This is an open level class presented by the YMCA of Montclair. Class will be moved indoors as the weather dictates. Please enter through the café door. Doors will open at 8:50am.Click here for more details...
Write Group: Novelist GroupsLibrary Groups Events 07/27/2018, 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...
Sugar-Skull Craft with Maria Nichim LunaKid & Family Events 07/27/2018, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM Main Library – Youth Services Dept. (3rd Floor)
To celebrate the screening of “Coco,” join us for a dynamic arts and education program that will focus on learning to decorate a traditional Dia de Los Muertos Sugar Skull. Prior to the decoration, a short educational slide show will introduce participants to the celebration of Dia De Los Muertos in Mexico. The space will be decorated with traditional Papel Picado, to recreate the festive feel. After decorating the sugar skulls, participants will have the opportunity to sample Pan de Muerto (Bread of the Dead). Presented by arts educator Maria Nichim Luna.
Ages 8 & upClick here for more details...
Outdoor Plaza Movie: CocoAdult Events 07/27/2018, 7:30 PM - 10:15 PM Main Library
Young Miguel, who dreams of becoming a great musician one day, embarks on a wondrous journey to the beyond and discovers the shocking truth behind his ancestor’s stories and traditions. Steeped in the rich and many-faceted lore of Mexico’s grand culture, Coco is a beautiful work that is not to be missed! Co-presented by the Montclair Public Library Foundation and Montclair Film’s 2018 Summer Series.
Outdoor in front of Main Library Plaza
Friday, July 27 at 7:30pm, film begins at sunset (rain date: Saturday, July 28)Click here for more details...
Fade to Books: Free Haircuts for Young ReadersKid & Family Events 07/28/2018, 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 07/28/2018, 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...