Half Day Activities
Whether you have a half day of school or it's a regular day, come join us to play!
LEGO Afternoon Fun
Tuesday, December 6th
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Drop in, create and build!
Thursday, December 8th
12:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Games and puzzles will be out for all to play. Play a favorite or try something new!
Triple Play All-Stars
Join us as we celebrate the winter holidays with Triple Play All-Stars on Thursday, December 15, 2016 at 7 p. m. Aside from many holiday and folk favorites, Triple Play will also lead us in a tribute to this year's Nobel Prize Winner in Literature, Bob Dylan.
Free Spanish Classes
Continuing Conversation—for returning students
October 5, 2016—December 14, 2016
Beginning Spanish —Wednesday—11:00am—12:00pm
Intermediate Spanish —Wednesday- 12:00pm—1:00pm
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Adult Coloring Club
Every Thursday from 10:30 a. m. to 12 noon, the Adult Coloring Club will be meeting to engage in this relaxing and meditative artistic endeavor in the Junior Room Craft Area.
Mah Jongg Club
The Mah Jongg Club meets every Tuesday at the Library at 2 p. m. All are welcome. Bring your friends.
IFC Film Club
IFC Club, which meets on the fourth Monday of each month, is celebrating its second anniversary of engaging conversation. All are welcome to attend and explore the modern classic selected.
The film chosen for the next session on Monday, December 19, 2016 (a third Monday, as the Library is closed on Monday, December 26, 2016 for Christmas observed) is Dogville (2004), Danish director Lars von Trier’s strange vision of small-town America set on what looks like a soundstage and courting comparison with Thornton Wilder’s Our Town.
In addition to the two Book Clubs (Evening Book Club and Morning Book Club), Oradell Public Library offers a Cookbook Club.
The cookbook to be used on Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at 7 p.m. is the choice of three:
Katie Workman’s Dinner Solved!: 100 Ingenious recipes that make the whole family happy, including you (2015)
Marcy Goldman’s A Treasury of Jewish Holiday Baking (10th Anniversary Edition, 2009)
Philippa Vanstone’s 500 Cookies (2005).
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Let's Get Messy!
Oradell Public Library Foundation Seeks Your Support
The Oradell Public Library Foundation welcomes tax-deductible donations to help sustain and expand the Library’s special collections, staff education, projects, services, and special events.
The holiday season is a perfect time to provide financial support to Oradell Public Library through the Oradell Public Library Foundation.
If you are interested in making a tax deductible donation to the Oradell Public Library Foundation, please contact Library Director, John J. Trause:
Library Receives Literary Grant
The Oradell Free Public Library is pleased to announce a significant increase in their graphic novel and comics collection for children and teens. This increase is due to grant funding from the Ronald McDonald House Charities New York Tri-State Area for Comics to the Rescue: Promoting Literacy through Graphic Novels and Comics.
Oradell Public Library Cookbook Club Cookbook is Here
The Oradell Public Library Cookbook Club Cookbook, Recipes to Remember: Oradell Library Cooks is now available to purchase.
Large and Small
Text-Based Sculptural Artwork
On exhibition in November through December 2016 in the large and small display cases is local artist Etta B. Ehrlich’s text-based sculptural artwork.
The New Jersey State Library has added Rosetta Stone Library Solutions Plus to its suite of statewide database/e-resources offerings for public libraries for FREE.
Aside from learning foreign languages through Mango, here is another way of learning foreign languages employing different instructional methods.
Museum Pass Program
American Museum of Natural History and Other Museums
Free to Oradell Residents!
Thanks to the Friends of Oradell Public Library passes to the following institutions are available through the Library’s 2016-2017 Museum Pass Loan Program:
* American Museum of Natural History
* Cooper Hewitt Museum
* The Frick Collection
* Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum
* Museum of Modern Art
* The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Oradell Public Library
375 Kinderkamack Road
Oradell, NJ 07649
Mon. - Thurs. 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. (Library)
Mon. - Thurs. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Fri. - Sat. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
(Closed Saturdays and Sundays July through Labor Day)
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375 Kinderkamack Avenue, Oradell, NJ 07649
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Please write to Director John J. Trause (trause @oradell.bccls.org) with your name and email address, if you wish to receive weekly news from the Library.
Please write to Youth Services Librarian Robin Rockman (firstname.lastname@example.org) with your name and email address, if you wish to receive news from the Junior Room.
The Friends of the Library meet the first Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m.
The Board of Trustees meets the second Wednesday of the month at 7:30 p.m. The Library Board is not meeting in July or August 2016.
Downloadable E-Books, Music and Spoken Word
Learn about the online eBook and audio resources available at your fingertips. Read more.
Oradell Public Library
is a "Job Seeker Library"
Oradell Public Library has been designated a “Job Seeker Library” by the New Jersey State Library and the New Jersey Library Association in their public relations campaign, advocacy, and lobbying efforts with the New Jersey State Legislature. Read more.
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