April 30, 2019
Open Book/Open Mind
The Efficiency Paradox – What Big Data Can’t Do
Friday, May 3, 7 p.m. 
Author Edward Tenner will be in conversation with New York Times Technology writer Steve Lohr about how efficient technology actually makes us in modern life.

The Efficiency Paradox: What Big Data Can't Do is Edward's book that challenges our ingrained assumptions of technology and missed opportunities.
What We're Reading
Also available as an ebook and audiobook on Libby !
Also available as an ebook and audiobook on Libby !
Events
Simple Ways to Reduce Your Cancer Risk with Summit Medical Group
Saturday, May 18, 12pm
Did you know that up to 50 percent of cancer cases in the United States could have been prevented? Learn strategies you can implement in your life to significantly reduce your risk of getting cancer.

Presenters:
Melissa Berlin, MD, Family Medicine Practitioner; Constance Gore, RN-APN, Oncologist; Christina Lavner, RD, Oncologist
Every Wednesday Movie Matinee
The Twelve Chairs (1970)
Wednesday, May 1, 2pm
Family Movie: Brave (Ages 6-12)
Friday, May 3, 4 p.m.
Play Go! (Board Game for All Ages)
Saturday, May 4, 10 a.m.
Bicycle Repair 101: Mr. G’s Creative Workshop (Ages 5-18)
Saturday, May 4, 2 p.m.
May the Sith: Teen Star Wars Event (Ages 11+)
Monday, May 6, 5 p.m.
Upcoming Adult School Classes
Petit Fours Elegance
Thursday, May 2, 6:30 pm

Baking with Herbs
Thursday, May 9, 7 p.m.

Spring Smoothies
Tuesday, May 14, 7 p.m

Mozzarella and Ricotta Making
Thursday, May 16 at 7 p.m.
The Montclair Public Library has partnered with Seed Artists to create the world's first Jazz Laureate program. Jazz great Oliver Lake will present the inaugural award to drummer Andrew Cyrille on May 4.  Join Seed Artists at the  Freedom of Sound: Percussion  festival on May 3 and 4, at Glenfield Middle School.  

The festival is a two-night celebration of percussion featuring jazz icons, masters of African and South American hand-drumming, today's young innovators.