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HOURS
Main Office, 50 S Fullerton Avenue, 3rd Floor - Monday through Friday 10am - 5pm

PARKING FOR TRIPS
Weekdays
The Walnut Parking Plaza-Clary Anderson Ice Rink Area - From the corner of Montclair Ave & Label St., pull into the Walnut Parking Plaza and turn right. Go to the dead end which is the Clary Anderson Arena and park as close as you can to this area. If possible, stay out of the Permit Parking area. This may not be possible on large trips where we discuss waiving restrictions for the days of trips.

Weekends Park in the George Inness Annex parking lot which can be entered from North Fullerton Ave. For GPS use 141 Park St.


PARKING FOR CLASSES

Main Library Parking   Main Library Public Transit
Bellevue Library Parking Bellevue Library Public Transit


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HOW TO REGISTER
Online The fastest way to register is by completing the transaction yourself through our website.  If you are a Montclair resident and would like to become a member, please call the office and we will set up a membership on your account so that you are not charged a tuition fee for onsite (held in the library) classes. We accept Visa, Mastercard and Discover Card.

**You must have a username and password to register. You may create one by clicking on "sign in"(left hand side of homepage) and "create a user profile". If you have registered previously, please call (973-744-0500 x2224) or email (info@adultschool.org) the office and we will provide your username and password. Once you are able to sign in, you may register by doing the following:

  •  Browse Courses for options or enter course name in search
  •  Click on course of interest (clicking on the blue class name will give you more detailed information)
  •  Click Add to My Shopping Cart at the top of the page. (** You will be prompted to sign in if you haven’t already. 
  •  If you are a new student you will need to click Create Student Profile to create your personal account before proceeding.)
  •  Select additional courses if desired
  •  Click "checkout" in upper right hand corner of screen in shopping cart box
  •  Check refund policy box (to indicate that you understand these terms)
  •  Click on "checkout" at the bottom
  •  Enter credit card information and click submit
  •  Print your receipt and course confirmation
In Person  Visit us or send your registration form with a check or money order made payable to the Montclair Public Library
and a signed waiver (if required-see link on website or waivers will be available at class) to: Montclair Public Library, 50 South Fullerton Avenue, Montclair,  NJ 07042 and the office staff will process your registration in the order received.
 

Telephone Call the office at 973-744-0500 x2224 Monday through Friday 10am-5pm and the office staff will process your registration in the order received. You will need to bring a signed waiver to the first class, if required. 
*** Please Note: Full tuition must accompany your registration.


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WITHDRAWALS & TRANSFERS 
All transfer, credit and withdrawal requests must be made in person or by phone (973-744-0500 x2224)
during normal business hours: Monday - Friday, 10am to 5pm in order to be processed.


Student Withdrawals
In order to cancel a class and receive a refund we require 5 business days notice for classes and 10 business days notice for trips. Students will receive a refund less an administrative fee of $10. The registration fee is not refundable. Refunds are made using the original method of payment.


Student Transfers
Transfers require at least 5 business days notice. A $10 administrative fee is applicable.

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Adult School Department CLASS CANCELLATIONS

Adult School Dept Rescheduling of Classes
The Adult School department reserves the right to change course locations, schedules, and instructors when necessary. In the event that a scheduling change poses a conflict, please advise the Adult School office to request a credit or refund.
  
Adult School Dept Class Waivers
Waivers of liability are required for fitness classes, cooking classes and some craft classes

Adult School Dept Class Cancellations
On occasion we may have to cancel a class due to low enrollment or other circumstances. Students will be notified by email (and/or telephone) if a class is cancelled. You may either transfer to another class or you will be refunded using the same method of payment. If the class that you transfer to is more expensive, then the student will be responsible to pay the difference.

Inclement Weather Information regarding cancellations will be posted on the website adultschool.org and/or a message recording by calling 973-744-0500 x2224. Classes will be rescheduled if possible.


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Adult School Department ONLINE CLASSES

When do online classes take place? Ed2go online classes start every month and can be taken anytime during the 6-8 week duration of the class. New lessons are released at noon on Wednesdays and Fridays of the 6 - 8 week session.
Click here for questions about online classes


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FAQ's  

Why does the Adult School Department ask for my contact information? We use contact information to communicate class changes or cancellations. 

Is there a registration fee? Yes. A non refundable registration fee of $10.00 is charged once per person, per calendar year,  
per non-Montclair resident. 

Do I have to sign a waiver? For certain classes, the Montclair Public Library requires that all students participating must sign a waiver. This does not apply to online classes.

What if I do not want to sign a waiver? If you do not sign a waiver and have already registered, we will remove you from class. 

Why won't the system allow me to register? If the class is full, there will be a solid red box visible. You may choose to put yourself on the waiting list at this point. 

How do I get a catalog? Catalogs are distributed to local libraries and as newspaper inserts. You can also click on the image of the catalog on the homepage for our flipdoc, which can be printed. 

Who is eligible to take Adult School classes? Classes are open to students of high-school age and older, unless otherwise indicated in the course description. You do not need to be a Montclair resident to register for a class. 

When do onsite classes meet? Onsite classes run year round. Visit the website often for details.

What if I am dissatisfied with my class? Please contact the office immediately and we will try our best to
address your concerns!! 

If I miss a class, can I make it up by attending another class or by making it up next semester? Students may not make up absences by attending classes other than their own or by attending the same class the following semester. 

Are classes handicapped-accessible? Because classes are held in multiple locations, we ask that you call us directly so we can accommodate your needs. The Main Branch of the Montclair Public Library is wheel chair accessible. The Bellevue Avenue Branch of the Montclair Public Library is NOT handicapped-accessible at this time but plans are underway to change this.
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MISSION STATEMENT

To provide a wide range of quality learning experiences for the diverse community we serve and to be a forum for innovative ideas and critical issues.

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ASM DEPARTMENT STAFF 


ASM Department Supervisor        
Assistant Director, Jeani Silberman               jeani.silberman@montclair.bccls.org
Office Manager, Nancy Iannace                    nancy.iannace@montclair.bccls.org


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