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Self-Publish

Libraries are driving a new era of e-book discovery for indie authors and small presses. BiblioBoard helps develop robust local writing communities and keep libraries at the center of the indie book movement.

Check out these platforms to discover e-books written by NJ authors and to submit your work. We even subscribe to a service called Pressbooks that helps writers create and design a professional quality e-book and print version.

Biblioboard
BiblioBoard includes an Indie New Jersey module filled with eBooks written by local New Jersey authors. App available via the Apple App Store and Google Play Store. You must have a valid MPL library card or be physically located in Montclair with location services enabled on your device to access BiblioBoard.

Indie Author Project
Welcome to a publishing platform designed to expose your eBook(s) to more readers via public libraries that subscribe to Biblioboard. Submitted eBooks are made discoverable via the Biblioboard Indie New Jersey module that is filled with eBooks written by local New Jersey authors.

Pressbooks
Pressbooks is an easy-to-use online tool that allows you to create professional quality versions of your book in ePUB, MOBI, PDF and more! For assistance in using the platform, check out this video and print guide. You must have a valid MPL library card or be physically located in Montclair with location services enabled on your device to access Pressbooks.

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Curbside Pickup

The Montclair Public Library is offering curbside pickup by appointment at the Main Library. Click here for full details. Returns can be made 24/7 at the Main Library and Bellevue Avenue Branch. Both buildings remain closed to the public.