Storytime begins the week of February 1st, 2016. Please click here for the full schedule.
A Walk in the Sun
on Super Bowl Sunday
On Sunday, February 7, 2016 at 1 p. m. (Super Bowl Sunday) the Friends of the Library and the Oradell Environmental Committee are co-sponsoring another “A Walk in the Sun,” a guided walking tour around the Oradell Reservoir.
"Viva Vallenato! Folk Music of Colombia"
A World Music Program for All Ages
On Monday, February 8, 2016 at 5 p. m., Phil Passantino is appearing at the Library to lead his Viva Vallenato Trio and provide a talk on World Music in the program, “Viva Vallenato! Folk Music of Colombia.”
Children and adults of all ages are encouraged to attend and celebrate.
Writers in Bergen County are invited to an initial meeting at
Oradell Public Library
Saturday, February 20, 2016
10:00 a. m.
EVENING BOOK CLUB
Wednesday, February 17, 2016 7 PM
Tender is the Night (1934) by F. Scott Fitzgerald
MORNING BOOK CLUB
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
The Rosie Effect: A Novel (2014) by Graeme C. Simsion
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, February 22, 2016 the film to be discussed is Diabolique (Les diaboliques, 1955) , a thriller that spawned two sequels and many imitations.
In addition to the two Book Clubs (Evening Book Club and Morning Book Club), Oradell Public Library offers a Cookbook Club. The next session of the Cookbook Club is on Tuesday, February 16, at 7 p. m. the cookbook to be used and discussed is Gina Homolka’s The Skinnytaste Cookbook: Light on Calories, Big on Flavor (2014)
Saturday, February 27th at 3:00 PM
Black Athletes and Political Leaders
with Marty Alboum
On Monday, February 29, 2016 at 7 p. m. Marty Alboum returns to the Library to present a program, “Black Athletes and Political Leaders” for Black History Month (February).
A Presentation by Tom Torino
On Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at 7 p. m. we are hosting a program, “Birds”, on all aspects of this fascinating animal by the Sierra Club with Tom Torino of the Audubon Society.
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.
NJ Makers Day 2016
We are looking for a few good volunteers that can share their "making" hobby or skills with the public at this year's NJ Maker Day, taking place at the library on Saturday, March 19th. The Maker movement is everything from robotics to knitting to crafts for all ages.
Please click here for more information on how to get involved.
Advanced Reader Copy Giveaway!
New Year: New Giveaways!
The book display in January 2016 is another round of our Advance Reader Copy Giveaway program, whereby any patron who checks out two items gets to choose and keep one of the books in the giveaway.
Large and Small Display Cases
I L♥VE YOU TO THE MOON AND BACK
On exhibition in both the large and small display cases is “I L♥VE YOU TO THE MOON AND BACK”, featuring a selection of photographs by Annie Wechsler.
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.
A cutting-edge new resource center housed within the library’s second floor Junior Room, Make YOUR Space @ Oradell Free Public Library will provide the community with a hub for creativity, design, technology, innovation, and education.
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. - Wed. 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. (Library)
Mon. - Wed. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Thurs. - Sat. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
(Closed Saturdays and Sundays Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend)
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.
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.
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.