The History of Howe House: A Panel Discussion

Montclair Public Library 50 South Fullerton Avenue, Montclair, New Jersey

Find out about the first Black-owned home in Montclair dating back to the 18th century, learn about local history, and hear about the recent rescue of this historic structure by a group of local preservationists.Join our panel discussion on the history of the Howe House with historians, genealogists, community scholars and a descendent of the […]

World Cinema/Rollicking Romance: Like Water for Chocolate

Montclair Public Library 50 South Fullerton Avenue, Montclair, New Jersey

Like Water for Chocolate (Como agua para chocolate). Rated R. Runtime: 1 hour 45 minutes. Mexico, 1993. In Spanish with English subtitles. Check out the trailer here! Nominated for the BAFTA Award and Golden Globe Award for best foreign language picture of the year. Based on the internationally bestselling novel by Laura Esquivel. "Food and […]

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World Cinema/Rollicking Romances: “Like Water For Chocolate”

Montclair Public Library 50 South Fullerton Avenue, Montclair, New Jersey

A free film screening. Main Library (Auditorium). No registration required. Rated R. Runtime: 1 hour 45 minutes. Mexico, 1993. In Spanish with English subtitles. Set in revolutionary Mexico, this is an intergenerational family saga of forbidden love, slapstick humor, magical realism and luscious food. Based on the internationally bestselling novel. "Food and passion create a sublime […]

Open Book / Open Mind: Toluse Olorunnipa, “His Name Is George Floyd.”

Montclair Public Library 50 South Fullerton Avenue, Montclair, New Jersey

Don't miss another top author event! Toluse Olorunnipa, the Washington Post White House bureau chief and co-author of "HIs Name Is George Floyd: One Man’s Life and the Struggle for Racial Justice," discusses this finalist for the National Book Award with Jon Fortt of CNBC. Audience Q&A to follow discussion. Books available from Watchung Booksellers for sale and signing. “A much-needed portrait of the […]

Open Book / Open Mind; Toluse Olorunnipa, “His Name Is George Floyd.”

Montclair Public Library 50 South Fullerton Avenue, Montclair, New Jersey

Don't miss another top author event! Toluse Olorunnipa, the Washington Post White House bureau chief and co-author of  discusses this finalist for the National Book Award with Jon Fortt of CNBC. Audience Q&A"His Name Is George Floyd: One Man’s Life and the Struggle for Racial Justice" to follow discussion. Books available from Watchung Booksellers for […]

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World Cinema/Rollicking Romance: Italian For Beginners

Montclair Public Library 50 South Fullerton Avenue, Montclair, New Jersey

Italian for Beginners. (Italiensk for begyndere.) Rated R. Runtime: 1 hour, 52 minutes. Norway, 2000. In Norwegian with English subtitles. Check out the trailer here! Six quirky singles in a small town in Denmark attend a beginner's course in Italian looking to find heartfelt romance. Based on bestselling author Maeve Binchy's novel "Evening Class."  The […]

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