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Self-Publish

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

Check out these platforms to discover eBooks 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 eBook 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.

SELF-e
SELF-e is 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. Questions about SELF-e? See FAQs.

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 to access Pressbooks.

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Montclair Public Library Closed to Prevent the Spread of Coronavirus

The Montclair Public Library is closed to the public in accordance with New Jersey Executive Order No. 107 issued March 21, 2020. We will reopen when the Executive Order is lifted. Please explore this website for information about the programs and services we are offering virtually.