Mah Jongg Classes
Beginning classes, Tuesdays at 1 p. m. for six weeks (or so), starting on Tuesday, September 12, 2017.
$25 for six lessons (or so).
The instructor is Bonnie Brooks.
Sign up required. There is availability for six student players.
If you are interested in learning how to play this interesting game, please contact the Library by telephone (201) 262-2613 to sign up. If filled up, when you call, please contact the Borough's Recreation Department.
EVENING BOOK CLUB
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at 7 PM
LaRose: A Novel (2016) by Louise Erdrich
MORNING BOOK CLUB
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at 11 AM
The Summer Before the War (2016) by Helen Simonson
IFC Film Club
IFC Club, which meets on the fourth Monday of each month, 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, August 28, 2017 is Do the Right Thing (1989), Spike Lee’s ever-relevant look at race relations set during the hottest day of the year in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn.
In addition to the two Book Clubs (Evening Book Club and Morning Book Club), Oradell Public Library offers a Cookbook Club.
The Cookbook Club is taking a break in July and August 2017.
See you in September...
LIBRARY BOOK DROP
THE BOOK DROP WILL BE UNAVAILABLE DURING REPAIR AND PAINTING FROM
MONDAY, AUGUST 21 – FRIDAY, AUGUST 25, 2017
FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE DOWNLOAD FLYER
The Beauty of Nature
of Andrew Hu
On display in the display cases is the exhibit “The Beauty of Nature”, featuring photographs of birds in Bergen County captured in various activities by Weiyang (Andrew) Hu of Bergen County.
Summer Reading 2017
Registration is now open for our Summer Reading Program and runs from Monday, June 26 - Friday, August 11, 2017.
This program is free for all Oradell residents, from newborns through adults, and rewards you for reading.
Stuffed Animal Sleepover
What did your stuffed animals do in the library after you left? Check it out here!
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
Verismo Opera Tickets
Free raffle tickets for the performance on Sunday, October 15, 2017 at 3 p. m. available in Oradell Public Library. The drawing will be held in Oradell Public Library in early October. We thank Verismo Opera for donating these tickets.
Earbuds for Sale
by the Friends of the Library
If you would like to listen to something on the public computers at the Library, you will need to use earbuds. Bring your own or purchase a pair for $2.00. Proceeds go to the Friends of the Library.
Local History Collection Exhibition
The exhibition from the Local History Collection on the lower level stairwell display case is a selection of books on trains and railroads by Oradell author Karl Zimmermann, an expert on rail travel and author of many more books, columns, and journal articles.
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.
at Oradell Public Library
Dianne Daniele of the Friends of the Library, Uncle Floyd, and Director John J. Trause
What a great evening we had on Thursday, February 2, 2017 at 7 p. m., as the Friends of the Library hosted an appearance by New Jersey's own Uncle Floyd. He was magnificent in person!
New Early Literacy Computers
Our Early Literacy Stations have received a generous upgrade thanks to the Oradell Public LIbrary Foundation. The new computers are touch-screen for additional tactile learning, geared to children ages 2 - 8, and feature over 70 activities that make learning fun. Come visit and play!
Oradell Public Library Cookbook Club Cookbook
The Oradell Public Library Cookbook Club Cookbook, Recipes to Remember: Oradell Library Cooks is now available to purchase.
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.
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.
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)
Oradell Library Calendar
375 Kinderkamack Avenue, Oradell, NJ 07649
Bring your wireless devices and surf the Internet anywhere in the Library.
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.
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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