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Discover What's at Your Library

The modern Main Library and the historic Bellevue Avenue Branch are vibrant community buildings. Senior Space in the Main Library and “Kids Place” in the branch are just two of the many areas where Montclair residents gather to learn and share.

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Interlibrary Loan

We're Here to Help

Interlibrary loans for items unavailable in the BCCLS catalog will only be processed for Montclair Public Library cardholders. If you need to place an interlibrary loan but are not eligible for a Montclair Public Library card, please contact your home library.

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Assistive Technologies

Free at the Library

Montclair Public Library provides expanded services to persons with disabilities, which are funded in part by two grants from the New Jersey State Library and the Laraja Foundation.

Business Resources

Build and Grow

MPL offers free business resources to help you plan, build and grow your business. Whether you want to read the latest business news online, find local business contacts, or research statistics, we can help!


@ the Library

The library offers several types of computer equipment, as well as printing, copying, and scanning. Please note that computers shut down 20 minutes before closing. 

Book a Librarian

We're Here to Help

Need help? Book an appointment with one of our knowledgeable and friendly librarians.  We can assist you with a wide variety of library and information related inquiries. 

Notary Public

For Your Documents

The Montclair Public Library is happy to offer free notary services by appointment between 10-11:30 a.m. and 2-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Please call ahead to book an appointment.

Room Reservations

For Meetings

The Library has made the Auditorium and Conference room available for reservation/rental by Montclair residents with a Montclair library card for civic, cultural, educational, intellectual, or charitable purposes.

Let’s Connect

The Library will be closed on Monday, January 18 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.