From everyday apps to complex algorithms, technology has the potential to hide, speed, and even deepen discrimination, while appearing neutral and even benevolent when compared to racist practices of a previous era. In this talk, Ruha Benjamin presents the concept of the “New Jim Code” to explore a range of discriminatory designs that encode inequity: by explicitly amplifying racial...

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“In her lively social history of American women and aging, acclaimed New York Times columnist Gail Collins illustrates the ways in which age is an arbitrary concept that has swung back and forth over the centuries. From Plymouth Rock (when a woman was considered marriageable if “civil and under fifty years of age”), to a few generations later, when they were quietly retired to elderdom...

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Join the Maplewood Garden Club on Monday, March 2, at 7:30 p.m. at Maplewood Memorial Library, 51 Baker Street, Maplewood when historian Victoria Johnson presents “American Eden,” based on her fascinating new book of the same title. This is the story of how David Hosack—the doctor at the Hamilton-Burr duel—founded the first public botanical garden in the new nation in 1801, amassing a...

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Just Walk - Indoor Cardiovascular Class

March 3, 2020 - March 17, 2020

This event occurs weekly, on Tuesday.

Come join the fun with this moderate to vigorous fitness class!  By learning, then utilizing optimal posture, core, balance, simple functional movements and basic exercises, you’ll be moving and grooving your way towards a healthier you!   Class is free and open to all, 12 years and older.   Registration is required.

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Every Wednesday Matinee

March 4, 2020 - March 25, 2020

On Wednesdays at 2 pm, Montclair Public Library hosts The Every Wednesday Matinee, a film series presented in its auditorium. In March 2020 we will be celebrating Women’s History Month by watching the following movies: A League of Their Own (March 4) – Starring: Tom Hanks, Geena Davis, Madonna, Lori Petty, Jon Lovitz. A League of Their Own is a 1992 American sports comedy-drama...

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Every Wednesday Matinee

March 4, 2020 - March 25, 2020

On Wednesdays at 2 pm, Montclair Public Library hosts The Every Wednesday Matinee, a film series presented in its auditorium. In March 2020 we will be celebrating Women’s History Month by watching the following movies: A League of Their Own (March 4) – Starring: Tom Hanks, Geena Davis, Madonna, Lori Petty, Jon Lovitz. A League of Their Own is a 1992 American sports comedy-drama...

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Computer Basics Class

March 5, 2020 - April 2, 2020

This event occurs weekly, on Thursday.

Want to learn how to use computers for the first time? Has it been years since you last used one? Sign up to take the Computer Basics Class at Montclair Public Library. The class will take place over (5) one hour sessions, running every Thursday from March 5 until April 2. The Class is free to take, but you must register below as there is limited space. For more information call...

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York: A Chautauqua

March 5, 2020

York, the slave and body servant of William Clark of the famed Lewis and Clark Expedition, risked his life to secure the survival of the company and success of the mission.  What happened to York? All we know for sure is when the country needed him, he served. This Chautauqua or “living history” will be performed by actor Marvin Jefferson and will cover the life of the lesser known York.

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MONTCLAIR, N.J. – Feb. 11, 2020 – The world famous Chippendales dancers are bringing their revealing “Get Naughty” 2020 world tour to the Wellmont Theater in Montclair, N.J., on Friday, March 6. The all-male dance troupe known for its striptease performances and upper-body bow tie costumes are called “the most-wanted men in Vegas,” performing for over 2 million people each year....

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Shakespeare LIVE! Presents A Midsummer Night's DreamShakespeare's uproarious comedy is the ideal "first Shakespeare" for young people and a riotous roller coaster ride for audiences of all ages.This abridged performance runs approximately 75 minutes including a post-show discussion with the cast!

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