Posted by: montclairlibrary | July 12, 2022

July 2022 Events

Join us at Montclair Library in July for fun events for all ages. Remember: Masks are required inside all library locations so we can all stay healthy and keep having in-person events! (And if you’re not feeling well please stay home and take care of yourself.)

July 12, 2022 – 6:00–7:30 PM
Poetry of the Senses: A Creative Writing Series
Come take a break from the demanding news of the day with The Poetry of the Senses, a series of six creative writing sessions at Montclair Branch Library. Each session will focus on finding inspiration from one of the senses, such as by viewing touching and tasting a blackberry, examining and smelling a lavender flower, looking at a painting, or visiting the library’s garden under the blue sky in the wind. Sessions will consist of inspiration time (model poem, discussion, sense experience), writing time, and sharing time.

July 13, 2022 – 1:00-1:45 PM
Yoga Storytime
Join Librarian Pat this summer for Yoga Storytime. Pat invites you to make shapes with your body, practice deep breaths, and enjoy a few stories.

July 14, 2022 – 10:15–10:45am
Storytime
At toddler storytime, you’ll find songs, active rhymes, and stories, especially for kids 18 months to 3 years old. There’s also always lots of time to play and make friends.

July 20, 2022 – 1:00–2:00 PM
Traveling Lantern Theatre
Mr. Sharky, your snaggle-tooth camp counselor has planned a fish-fact-filled voyage to the bottom of the sea. All hands-on deck as we get underway for Camp Ocean.

July 21, 2022 – 10:15–10:45am
Storytime

July 26, 2022 – 4:00–5:00 PM
Teens: Let’s make Tiny Art!
Come in and make a mini masterpiece for our tiny art show, featuring tiny paintings by teens all around Oakland! (And yes, you can have your art back when the show is over.) Don’t miss out on this opportunity to earn raffle tickets for our Summer Program, which includes prizes like a Nintendo Switch, an electric guitar, beats earbuds, and so much more! No registration required, all teens welcome. All supplies will be included!

July 26, 2022 – 6:00–7:30 PM
Poetry of the Senses: A Creative Writing Series

July 28, 2022 – 10:15–10:45 AM
Storytime


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