Become a Montclair Library Friend!
The Montclair Library Friends is an organization created to raise awareness of and expand the services and programs of the Montclair Public Library — Main Library, Bellevue Avenue Library, and the virtual library — advocate for MPL, and manage volunteer programs.
With your support and voice, The Montclair Library Friends will:
- Enhance community awareness of our Library and services.
- Help to expand library outreach and services throughout Montclair.
- Provide volunteer services through our Library Ambassadors program.
- Advocate for the library.
- Sustain the Montclair Public Library as the vital center of the community.
Join the Montclair Library Friends for an annual $10 fee and receive membership benefits:
- Subscription to the Friends newsletter.
- Attendance and voting privileges at Montclair Library Friends meetings.
- Opportunities to join committees and participate in the volunteer program.
- An even better library!
There are 2 ways to join:
- To register now and pay online with a credit card, please press this link. Credit Card Registration
- To register and pay by check or cash, please print and complete the paper form and submit it by mail or in person. Paper Form Registration
In addition, registration forms are available at the Main and Bellevue Avenue Library
Open Book/Open Mind: Elizabeth Alexander on The Light of the World
Sunday, October 18th, 4pm
Main Library Auditorium, 50 South Fullerton Avenue
Alexander is best known as the poet who read “Praise Song for the Day” at President Obama’s first inauguration. Tonight she discusses her first memoir, a story of art, food, love and loss, with her friend, Montclair’s James Johnson. The book is a tribute to Alexander’s late husband, the chef and artist Ficre Ghebreyesus.