Mah Jongg Classes
BECOME AN EXPERT PLAYER IN
THE CHINESE GAME OF SKILL & LUCK
If there is enough interest, we would love to offer this program. Leave your name and phone number at the library. Class would be Fridays, early afternoon for approximately 6 weeks with a donation of $5 per class.
IFC Film Club Celebrates Its Second Anniversary!
The 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.
On Monday, July 25, 2016 the film to be discussed is A Special Day (Una giornata particolare, 1977), a drama set in Rome, directed by Ettore Scola, looking back at the Fascist era with a narrative following a woman (Sophia Loren) and her neighbor (Marcello Mastroianni), who stay home the day Adolf Hitler visits Benito Mussolini on May 8, 1938.
MORNING BOOK CLUB
Register and Log Your Summer Reading Here:
Library Open Thursdays 10 a. m. to 9 p. m.
(Junior Room 10 a. m. to 7 p. m.)
Large Display Case
On exhibition in July and August 2016 in the large display case is “I Spy With My Little Eye…”, featuring a selection of objects, mounted by Youth Services Librarian Robin Rockman, as a way for patrons of all ages to keep their eyes and minds agile as part of the Summer Reading theme of physical and mental fitness.
Keep Calm and Travel the World
The current book display is “Keep Calm and Travel the World,” featuring books and guides on domestic and international traveling.
Rabbit Ears Reading
On Monday, April 18, 2016 at 7 p. m. the Library held a celebration of and reading from the publication Rabbit Ears (New York, NYQ Books, 2015), an anthology of poetry about television, the first of its kind. Local contributors Joel Allegretti, the editor of the anthology; Josh Humphrey, Director of the Kearny Public Library; David Messineo; Rick Mullin; Susanna Rich, who appears annually at Oradell Public Library for her poetry performances and lectures; John J. Trause, Director of Oradell Public Library; David Vincenti; and George Witte; presented their poems and that of some of the other contributors at the event to a very appreciative audience. The Friends of the Library, who sponsored the event, provided a Rabbit Ears cake.
Happy Family Toolkits
Games And Activities that
Reduce Stress and Add Joy
To learn more about this new collection that can be checked out, click here for more information.
Happy Family Toolkits is funded thanks to the generosity of the Oradell Kids Foundation.
The Friends of Oradell Public Library are selling convenient little flashlights to benefit the Library
They are now available for sale!
1000 Books Before Kindergarten
The Oradell Public Library is thrilled to be an official participating library in this national program with one very simple goal: to create lifetime readers starting at a very early ages. To learn more about all the benefits, as well as how to get started, please visit our page for more information.
Oradell Public Library
Patron Experience Survey
In an effort to better understand the needs and preferences of its patrons, the Oradell Public Library proactively undertook a Patron Experience Survey from January 30 – March 15, 2015.
Play with our ActivTable
Visit the Junior Room to play with our new Promethean ActivTable. This table, made possible thanks to the Oradell Library Foundation's School of Fish fundraiser, is a collaborative touchscreen learning table that allows up to six students to play and create a whole variety of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) educational games and activities.
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 2015-2016 Museum Pass Loan Program: American Museum of Natural History; The Frick Collection; Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum; and The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.
at Oradell Public Library
The Library offers notary service. A Library staff member, who is a Notary Public, is offering this service to the community. Notary Services will be available:
Third Wednesdays of the month 5:00 p. m. - 8:00 p. m.
Tuesdays 10:00 a. m. - 1:00 p. m.
Please call the library at (201) 262-2613 to confirm that the notary is in or to request an appointment.
Hoopla is now live and available to all patrons of BCCLS libraries! Download films, television programs, audiobooks, music, spoken word recordings, ebooks, comics, and more. Each library cardholder is limited to 20 downloads per calendar month (double what was originally offered!).
ORADELL PUBLIC LIBRARY ANNOUNCES THE ADDITION OF MANGO LANGUAGES
Thanks to the Generosity of
the Oradell Public Library Foundation
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
BCCLS Evanced Calendar
375 Kinderkamack Avenue, Oradell, NJ 07649
Bring your wireless laptop 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 (robin.rockman @oradell.bccls.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.
Become a Library Champion
Library Champions are patrons who love their libraries and want to be in the know about issues that may affect them. Read more.