Free Spanish Classes
On Wednesdays from January 31, 2018 through April 11, 2018, George Materon of the Friends of the Library is offering free Spanish classes to Oradell residents at the beginner and intermediate levels.
Continuing Conversation—for returning students
January 31, 2018—April 11, 2018
Beginning Spanish —Wednesday—12:00pm—1:00pm
Intermediate Spanish —Wednesday— 11:00am—12:00pm
Oradell Public Library
MUST BE AN ORADELL RESIDENT
Join Mr. Chris for music, tons and tons of movement, and high-energy fun!
Perfect for Toddlers and Preschoolers.
Thursdays at 10:30 AM:
Saturday, February 24th at 10:30 AM
A story, crafts, and fun games, featuring an indoor snowball fight!
We'll wrap up with hot cocoa.
Best for ages 4 - 7.
Monday, February 26th, 2018
Make it a playdate at the library! Toys will be out for all ages.
IFC Film Club
IFC Club, which meets on the fourth Monday of each month at 7 p. m., is celebrating its third anniversary of engaging conversation. All are welcome to attend and explore the modern classic selected.
The film chosen for the next session on Monday, February 26, 2018 is Black Orpheus (Orfeu Negro, 1959), set in a favela (slum) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, during Carnival, this modern retelling of the Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice, features popular samba music and lush photography.
MORNING BOOK CLUB
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 11 AM
My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry: A Novel (2015) by Fredrick Backman
Tooth Fairies and Jet Packs: Story & Craft
Author and Oradell resident, Kurt Fried, will read his book, Tooth Fairies and Jetpacks. Following, we will make no-sew Tooth Fairy Pillows.
Wednesday, February 28th
Registration recommended to guarantee materials for craft.
Elder Law and What the New Tax Law Means To You!
On Thursday, March 8, 2017 at 7 p. m. we are inviting back to the Library Benjamin D. Eckman, Esq., who will present a seminar, “Elder Law and What the New Tax Law Means To You!”.
General Grant and the Vicksburg Campaign
On Tuesday, March 20, 2017 at 7 p. m. we are inviting back to the Library William “Pat” Schuber of Oradell, who will present a lecture, including primary research, on General Ulysses S. Grant and the Vicksburg Campaign during the American Civil War.
In addition to the two Book Clubs (Evening Book Club and Morning Book Club), Oradell Public Library offers a Cookbook Club on Third Tuesdays of the month at 7 p. m..
Because of the breakdown in the statewide delivery system, the theme is "Anything Goes!" in which the cookbook chosen for the next session on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 is an individual choice for each club member out of the many cookbooks in the Library's collection.
EVENING BOOK CLUB
Wednesday, March 21, 2017
at 7 PM
Ironweed: A Novel (1883) by William Kennedy
Organic Farming and Gardening
On Thursday, March 29, 2017 at 7 p. m. we are inviting to the Library Anthony Bracco of Cedar Grove, N. J., founder of Bracco Farms in Pine Island, New York, who will present a talk on organic farming and gardening.
Adult Coloring Club
The Friends of the Oradell Public Library have old issues of Life Magazine. Some of them are in perfect shape, and others are not. We are offering to the Oradell community the first choice of purchasing a copy or more. We only have one per date, so they would make a great birthday gift for that hard to buy for person on your list!
We have issues from 1937 – 1972 available, but not every week is available. If you are interested in purchasing an issue with a specific date, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to see if the date is available and to request a price. Prices will range from $5 - $50, depending on the issue date and condition.
Large Display Case
On display in the large display case in March 2018 is “Oradell’s Railroad” by Jack Norris.
Small Display Case
Friends of the Library Sale
The Friends of the Library are still displaying the Oradell Public Library Cookbook and the ice scrapers for their annual holiday sale. Proceeds go to support their projects on behalf of the Library.
NJ Makers Day
SAVE THE DATE!
Saturday, March 10th, 2018
Join us for the fourth annual NJ Makers Day, a day devoted entirely to hands-on exploration.
Technology, music, crafts, engineering, food, and so much more!
In the mean time, please check out the California Pizza Kitchen fundraiser and download the flyer here.
Bottle Caps Needed
The Oradell Public Library is collecting the larger sized PLASTIC Snapple bottle caps. We will be using this for a station at NJ Makers Day.
Join us on March 10th to see how they will be used!
Please bring them to the circulation desk or through the Drop Box in a sealed plastic bag (Ziplock, etc.)
The Library is Now Circulating Jigsaw Puzzles!
We know you love to contribute to putting together a puzzle at the Library. Now you can check out jigsaw puzzles to complete at home.
We thank our Junior Room volunteers for counting the pieces when the puzzles are returned to the Library.
State-Wide Delivery Affecting Loan Requests
We offer our apologies and hope that the State Library Cooperative settles this soon.
Come and Visit the Floating Library
The book display this month is “floating books” belonging to other BCCLS libraries that have been located at Oradell Public Library, while the statewide delivery system is getting back in proper operation. These books may be checked out at Oradell Public Library.
Hamilton: The Man and the Musical
If you missed last week's program, you may still learn about getting tickets to this acclaimed musical.
The Friends of the Library are selling ice scrapers
Just in time for the holidays and the winter weather, the Friends are selling sturdy ice scrapers with their logo for $6.00 each. The ice scrapers come in black, blue, and red. Proceeds go to the Friends of the Library.
New Mah Jongg Lessons
Change of Schedule
Beginner classes for six weeks on Wednesdays from 1 p. m. to 2:30 p. m. starting in April 2018. Advanced payment of $25 per person for all six weeks is required. Contact the Library in person or by telephone to sign up: (201) 262-2613.
Basic Digital Photography Lessons by Ray Turkin
Basic Digital Photography classes once a week for four weeks for students with a digital camera and the instruction booklet. The day and time will be determined by the availability of the students. The cost is $30 per person for the full course. Contact the Library in person or by telephone to sign up: (201) 262-2613.
Oradell Public Library Still Offers Hoopla!
Five items per patron per month
Want a free tool to help increase your business?
Oradell Public Library and the Oradell Chamber of Commerce co-sponsored a special program for local businesses with guest speaker Bill Loges of referenceUSA®.
Bill explained a powerful online research tool crucial to small businesses, which is available for FREE with your Oradell Public Library membership and other public library memberships.
If you missed the presentation and want to learn about this service, please contact the Information Services Librarian, Linda Pabian, at the Library.
Local History Collection Exhibition
Assistant Borough Historian Sam Tripsas at the Hackensack River
The exhibition from the Local History Collection on the lower level stairwell display case and in the window of the Local History Room is a selection of historic glass bottles, found in Oradell near the Hackensack River.
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
* The Frick Collection
* Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum
* Museum of Modern Art
* The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
The Friends of Oradell Public Library Seek Your Support
The Friends of Oradell Public Library welcome tax-deductible donations to help sustain and expand the Library's special collections, programs, and special events.
The Friends of the Library sent out invitations by mail to join the Friends by making a donation to them. Please consider joining the Friends through financial support.
Thank you to all those who have made their donations.
The Friends of the Library would also love to have more volunteers to help them in their mission.
Oradell Public Library Cookbook Club Cookbook
The Oradell Public Library Cookbook Club Cookbook, Recipes to Remember: Oradell Library Cooks is now available to purchase.
Oradell Public Library
375 Kinderkamack Road
Oradell, NJ 07649
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375 Kinderkamack Avenue, Oradell, NJ 07649
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