December Adult Events

New Movie Matinees


Wednesday, December 6th at 2:00 pm

Lost in Paris    (Not Rated)      1hr. 23 min. 

Starring  Fiona GordonDominique Abel, & Emmanuelle Riva

Wednesday,December 20th at 2:00 pm

Dunkirk     PG 13    1 hr. 46 min.

Starring  Fionn WhiteheadBarry Keoghan, & Mark Rylance

Great Books Program

Wednesday, December 13th  at 1:30 pm

Gogol: The Overcoat

First Thursday Mystery Book Group

Thursday, December 7th at 7 pm

Baker Street Jurors by Michael Robertson

January Adult Events

New Movie Matinees


Wednesday, January 3rd at 2:00 pm

Victoria & Abdul     Rated PG-13  1 hr 51 minutes 

Starring Judi DenchAli Fzal, & Tim Pigott-Smith


Wednesday, January 17th at 2:00 pm

The Mountain Between Us   Rated PG-13  1 hrs. 52 min.

Starring Idris ElbaKate Winslet, & Beau Bridges

Great Books Program

To Be Announced

First Thursday Mystery Book Group

Thursday, January 4 at 7 pm

Song of the Lion by Anne Hillerman

Be an ESL Tutor through Literacy Volunteers of Pascack Valley

logo of Literacy Volunteers of Pascack Valley

Meet new people from around the world, become involved in bettering your local community, and hone your teaching skills by becoming a literacy volunteer!


  • Receive 12 hours of free training.
  • Assist individuals who need English as a Second Language (ESL) instruction or help English speaking adults improve their reading and writing skills.
  • Meet with their assigned student for 1 to 1.5 hours per week at the Emerson Public Library at a mutually convenient time.

For more information, visit the website of Literacy Volunteers of Pascack Valley.

ESL Classes

The Emerson Public Library hosts one-on-one ESL classes taught by local volunteers. To sign up for classes, please visit the library and fill out an application card with your name, contact information, and what days/times you are available. We will give this card to the ESL coordinator, Fran Ianora, who contacts students directly to arrange classes.