MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Adult School Department (ASD) of Montclair Public Library will start registration for its Fall 1 semester on Monday, August 24. The six-week semester begins on Tuesday, September 8 with new course start-dates occurring each week. Class brochures are available at the Main Library, Bellevue Avenue Library, and in libraries of surrounding towns. The class brochure is also available online at

In response to student input, the Adult School has expanded its "Arts and Crafts" selection with classes like Introductory Linoleum PrintmakingPatchwork & Quilting by Hand, and Still Life Drawing for Everyone, to name a few.

The "Business and Career" category continues to be important. Classes in Career Transition Strategies as well as skill building with Quickbooks and internet marketing classes will be offered. Learn how to Successfully Brand Your Nonprofit or how to prepare that all important "elevator speech" that will sell your skills in minutes. 

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In "Computers and Technology," the Adult School is introducing programming that allows for logo creation in Illustrator and photo refurbishing in Photoshop. Also new this fall is a class in Iphoneography, which enables students to use their iphones to create images and turn them into unique pieces of art. 

Other classes include a close reading of Shakespeare's "Othello," McCarthyism in the Movies, and culinary, maker, language, retirement and writing classes.