Things To Do
Special program listings are highlighted on our homepage, or you can view our monthly calendar for a full listing of events and programs!
A book discussion group meets the third Tuesday of every month at 7:00 p.m. in the Main Library. Copies of featured titles are available for checkout in the Main Library. Readers might also be interested in using Novelist to explore reading suggestions and reviews.
- Bridge group: 12:00 noon on Wednesdays in the Allwood Branch
- Mah Jong group: 12:00 noon on Fridays in the Main Library
- Knitters Group (crocheters welcome, too): 3:30 p.m. on Fridays in the Main Library
Career and Small Business Resources
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The Small Business Reference Center is a comprehensive resource for small business owners and those interested in starting a business, offering full-text periodicals and reports, sample business plans, U.S. tax forms, videos and reference books. It supports small business owners in all relevant areas from planning, financing and managing a business to exit strategies. Users
The Clifton Public Library is partners with SCORE, which provides free mentoring and education to entrepreneurs and small business owners. One-on-one counseling is available weekly by appointment in the Main Library (phone 973-772-5500), and special workshops are given periodically throughout the year.
The Library hosts a Conversation Club every Saturday at 10:30 a.m. in the Main Library. This is a great place to practice spoken English. We also offer materials for language learning like books, DVDs and audio CDs that may be checked out from the library.
Here are some great resources for learning English and other languages on your own.
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If you are studying to become a U. S. citizen, you might also be interested in using ProCitizen .
If you are a Clifton resident who is temporarily or permanently unable to visit the library in person due to illness or you reside in a nursing home or assisted living facility, you might qualify for free delivery of books, DVDs and CDs that are not marked ‘new.’ Visit our Homebound page for more information and application instructions.