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Top book and movie downloads, upcoming events

Montclairians continue to watch movies and books during this pandemic. Here are the top downloads from Montclair Public Library.
Anderson Park

Local Writing/Anderson Park: ‘The Wishing Willow’ by Vaurie Wilson

Vaurie Wilson's "The Wishing Willow,' the third winner in the Anderson Park Short Story contest, imagines good kid — and bullies — and a magic tree.
Literary Festival

Montclair Literary Festival, at home

Montclair Literary Festival offers its ticketed author conversations online, and some authors and editors find there is a new intimacy in that.
Victoria

‘Teddy Spaghetti’ by Dorothea and Victoria Benton Frank

The late, beloved author Dorothea Benton Frank and daughter Victoria Benton Frank wrote "Teddy Spaghetti" together. It came out on May 12.
Anthony

Local writing/Anderson Park: ‘Anthony and the Mole’ by Beckett Simon

A chubby ant meets a friend in Anderson Park, in Beckett Simon's "Anthony and the Mole," a winner in the Anderson Park Short Story Contest.
writing

All Write Now: writing during the pandemic

The quarantine has changed some things, but writing can continue, just a little differently, writes Steph Auteri in her latest "All Write Now."
downloads

Montclair Public Library popular downloads

Montclair Public Library patrons are downloading eBooks, audiobooks and movies, though the library has closed its phsyical doors.
Shepheard-Walwyn

Local writing/Anderson Park: ‘Elves’ by Abigail Shepheard-Walwyn

Magical beings inhabit Anderson Park, in Abigail Shepheard-Walwyn's "Elves," one of the winners in this year's Anderson Park Short Story Contest.
artists

All Write Now: Thank you artists everywhere

In her latest "All Write Now," Melissa D. Sullivan thanks artists everywhere. The Philadelphia Orchestra performed to an empty house, on Facebook Live.
McCann

In brief: Montclair Literary Festival presents Colum McCann

Irish author Colum McCann will speak in a fundraiser for the Montclair Literary Festival on Thursday, March 12, at St. James Episcopal Church.