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Library News Archive

Announcements

2023

Dance on the Lawn Archives
December 2023

PRESS RELEASE
Fleet Feet Montclair Receives National Recognition for Library Collaboration
November 13, 2023

PRESS RELEASE
Library Invites Families to “The Little Read” Events in Support of Literacy
October 5, 2023

PRESS RELEASE
Latin American Heritage Celebration at MPL
September 7, 2023

Stories of Exile Series
September 2023

Community Services Resource Guide
April 27, 2023

PRESS RELEASE
MPL Launches “Library of Things” and Seed Library
April 24, 2023

Disability Resources in Montclair and Beyond
April 6, 2023

Deron High School Art Exhibition at the Library
April 1, 2023

Montclair Reads “Crying in H Mart”
March 14, 2023

2022

PRESS RELEASE
MPL among 160 Libraries Nationwide to Conduct PLA Digital Literacy Trainings
November 17, 2022

PRESS RELEASE
“Come Craft With Us!” Fall Events on November 15
November 2022

PRESS RELEASE
MPL Dedicates Kathryn Perino Outdoor Library
October 17, 2022

PRESS RELEASE
Library Invites Families to “The Little Read” Events in Support of Literacy
October 11, 2022

PRESS RELEASE
Library Adds Over 180 Free Activity Kits for Senior Citizens and Launches Senior Craft Club
September 12, 2022

Library Bingo Tips and Tricks
September 1, 2022

PRESS RELEASE
Library Debuts Permanent Outdoor Seating and Expanded WiFi Access
August 25, 2022

PRESS RELEASE
Janet Torsney Named as Director of Montclair Public Library
August 16, 2022

PRESS RELEASE
Expanded Library Hours Start June 20, 2022
June 2022

PRESS RELEASE
Summer Reading Kickoff Events
June 13, 2022

“Ukrainian Roots” Art Show at the Library
June 6, 2022

Book Donation Information
April 14, 2022

Resources Related to the Clotilda
April 8, 2022

PRESS RELEASE
Interim Director Appointed at Library
March 1, 2022

PRESS RELEASE
MPL Foundation Receives $10,000 Grant from Investors Foundation to Support Open Book / Open Mind Program
February 7, 2022

MPL Has Rejoined ReBL (Reciprocal Borrowing & Lending)
January 31, 2022

PRESS RELEASE
Free Public Services at Montclair Public Library
January 25, 2022

Additional Resources for “The 1619 Project”
January 14, 2022

2021

PRESS RELEASE
MPL Will Celebrate Kwanzaa with Outdoor Winter Market and Programs for All Ages
November 23, 2021

PRESS RELEASE
MPL Selected as One of 12 Access Navigator Libraries in New Jersey
October 25, 2021

PRESS RELEASE
Library Debuts “Senior Center in a Box”
September 30, 2021

PRESS RELEASE
MPL Named “Wi-Fi At Work” Award Winner by WifiForward
September 10, 2021

9/11 Poster Exhibition at the Main Library
September 3, 2021

Inclusive Internship Initiative – Apply by May 7
April 20, 2021

Asian American and Pacific Islander Community Statement
April 8, 2021

PRESS RELEASE
Montclair Librarians to Lead New Jersey Library Association
March 19, 2021

PRESS RELEASE
MPL Offers Wireless Internet for Seniors
March 11, 2021

PRESS RELEASE
Library Preserves Original Land Deed for Montclair
March 8, 2021

Resources for Adoptees
March 4, 2021

Black History Month at the Library
February 1, 2021

Get a Fresh Start in 2021: Adult School Classes
January 12, 2021

2020

Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month
September 2020

Show Your Library Love!
August 27, 2020

Summer Reading 2020
June 22, 2020

Celebrate Juneteenth
June 15, 2020

Pride Reads 2020
June 3, 2020

COVID-19: Grief, Loss, and Self-Care Resources
June 3, 2020

Anti-Racism: A Reading List
June 1, 2020

In the News

2023

Acclaimed Author Colson Whitehead Visits Montclair to Discuss ‘Crook Manifesto’
Montclair Local | Sept. 29, 2023

Spectrum Works Partners with MPL for Autism Job Training Opportunities
ROI-NJ | Sept. 20, 2023

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at These North Jersey Exhibits, Concerts & Other Events
NorthJersey.com | Sept. 15, 2023

MPL Foundation Announces the 2023 Margery Quigley Award Recipient
TAPinto | July 31, 2023

Double-Dip Recess (00:23-00:26)
WFMU | July 29, 2023

Lenny Kaye Talks about His Life and Career and Plays Songs at MPL
NJArts.net | June 27, 2023

Two Montclairians to be Honored at the Lit Gala
Montclair Local | April 25, 2023

George Floyd’s Death – and Life – Discussed at Montclair Public Library
Montclair Local | March 1, 2023

In Brief
Publishers Weekly | January 19, 2023

Montclair Student is 1 of 2 in NJ Chosen for Prominent Senate Program
Patch | January 17, 2023

2022

No Shortage of Books By Montclair Authors in 2022
Patch | December 16, 2022

New Montclair Library Director Looks to Increase Use of All Its Resources
Montclair Local | October 1, 2022

Montclair Gets a Taste of Filipino Culture
Montclair Local | July 18, 2022

Montclair Teacher’s Personal Tale of Empathy and Inclusion Wins Local Book Pitch Competition
CBS New York | May 20, 2022

Montclair, We are Proud to be Your Library (Town Square)
Montclair Local | April 23, 2022

2021

Montclair Library Kicks Off Kwanzaa Celebrations with Ujamaa Outdoor Winter Market
Montclair Local | December 5, 2021

Montclair Unique Gifts that Give Back to the Community
Montclair Local | November 22, 2021

Overdue Book Returned to New Jersey Library after 43 Years
United Press International | November 5, 2021

Teens Experience Librarianship Firsthand
American Libraries | October 6, 2021

Indoor Activities in Montclair and Other Ways to Beat the Brutal Heat
Montclair Local | July 16, 2021

Get All the Details on Jhumpa Lahiri’s “Whereabouts” Book Tour
Entertainment Weekly | April 14, 2021

Montclair Library Loans WiFi Hotspots to Seniors without Internet
Patch.com | March 12, 2021

Montclair Founding Father’s Deed Preserved by Library
Montclair Local | March 12, 2021

Libraries in N.J. Forced to Turn the Page, Reimagine Services in Post-COVID World
NJ.com | February 22, 2021

Great Virtual Book Events Happening This Week
BuzzFeed News | February 8, 2021

2020

Montclair Literary Festival, Virtually, This Weekend
Montclair Local | September 9, 2020

MPL Receives Award for Multicultural Programming
NJ State Library | May 2020

Montclair Public Library Popular Downloads
Montclair Local | May 3, 2020

Connections at Montclair Public Library
Montclair Local | May 1, 2020

Johns Hopkins Changed Its Guidance on Re-Opening the Economy after Pushback from Librarians
Forbes | April 23, 2020

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