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December 2019

Kwanzaa: 53rd Annual Harvest Festival of African Cultures

December 15 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Montclair Public Library, 50 South Fullerton Avenue
Montclair, New Jersey 07042 United States
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Montclair Public Library proudly invites friends and neighbors of the community to the 53rd Annual Harvest Festival of African Culture (and the Library’s 31st year celebrating Kwanzaa). We are excited to welcome back Mama Yaa, of the Pyramyd Dance Company, who will kick off the event with the traditional Kwanzaa libation ceremony at the Ancestral Table, the lighting of the Mishumaa Saba (Seven Candles), and the reading of the Nguzo Saba (Seven Principles). Children and their adults will also enjoy…

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January 2020

Learn to teach ESL in 2020!

January 11, 2020 @ 12:15 pm - 3:45 pm
Montcliar Public Library, 50 S. Fullerton
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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When you help an adult, you help her or his entire family. At Literacy Volunteers of America, Essex & Passaic Counties, we have a long list of U.S. citizens and immigrants, among them refugees and asylum seekers, waiting for help in learning to speak, understand, read, and write in English. But we need volunteers to teach them. Here's how you can help: Learn to teach ESL and Basic Literacy with LVA. Become a volunteer literacy tutor by attending our 18-hour…

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