with Kevin Woyce
On Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 7 p. m. we invite back to the Library lecturer and author Kevin Woyce to present a slideshow program, “Manhattan Bridges.”
Baseball Poetry and Songs by Susanna Rich
We invite Susanna Rich back on Monday, June 15, 2015 at 7 p. m., for her usual mix of performance poetry and song, this time centered around baseball.
IFC Film Club Celebrates Its First Anniversary!
The IFC Club, which meets on the fourth Monday of each month, is celebrating its first anniversary of engaging conversation. All are welcome to attend and explore the modern classic selected.
On Monday, June 22, 2015 the film to be discussed is Nightmare Alley (1947).
The Sierra Club
on the Bear Education and Resource Group
The Sierra Club is returning to the Library on Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at 7 p. m., to present the program about the Bear Education and Resource Group in the South Reading Room.
In addition to the two Book Clubs (Evening Book Club and Morning Book Club), Oradell Public Library offers a new Cookbook Club. The next session is on Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at
7 p. m.
Spanish Language Classes
New Hours at
Oradell Public Library
The Borough of Oradell has kept the appropriation of funds to the Library at a flat rate since 2012 and the Library has had to make cuts in service hours.
The new hours are:
Monday - Wednesday 11 a. m. - 9 p. m.
(Junior Room - 11 a. m. - 7 p. m.)
Thursday - CLOSED
Friday - 10 a. m. - 5 p. m.
Saturday - 10 a. m. - 5 p. m.
Sunday - CLOSED
There is something you can do:
And not the quiet one either.
Oradell Free Public Library needs patrons to
speak up and speak out to support increased library funding.
Please join us in opposing significant service hour reductions and requesting funding to restore previously cut service hours and acquisition budgets.
Here's how you can help:
Sign the Change.org petition sponsored by the Steering Committee of the Friends of the Oradell Library
(Instructions: Fill our your name and contact information where it indicates, leave a message if you wish, and click the red "SIGN" button to virtually sign the petition.)
We thank the Mayor and Council for listening and agreeing to restore some funding to the Library. We hope to return to our old hours on Monday, June 1, 2015.
Reader the article in The Record (5-16-15)
It’s a Blooming Book Give-Away!
Take out two or more adult library books and get a free Advance Reader Copy book to keep for yourself. Check out the display in the New Book counter. Each book is wrapped with a flower-shaped tag giving a clue as to what type of book it is.
Hoopla is now live and available to all patrons of BCCLS libraries! Download films, television programs, audiobooks, music, spoken word recordings, and more. Each library cardholder is limited to 8 downloads per calendar month.
Exciting News! Video Games are now FREE to rent.
Visit our collection of video games on the second floor Junior Room. We have a wide variety for children and adults in the following formats: Nintendo DS and 3DS, PS3, Wii, and XBOX 360.
There is now NO CHARGE to rent the games! Overdue charges still apply and all games must be returned to the Oradell Public Library.
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.
Calling All Technology Challenged
Oradell Public Library
On the following dates:
May 6, 2015
June 2, 2015
3:30 – 4:30 pm
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.
ORADELL PUBLIC LIBRARY ANNOUNCES THE ADDITION OF MANGO LANGUAGES
Thanks to the Generosity of
the Oradell Public Library Foundation
Mango Languages is made available through the generosity of the Oradell Public Library Foundation.
On exhibition in the large and small display cases is a selection of photographs by Katherine Vlasak, a Bergen County resident, who has traveled much in Europe for inspiration.
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We can Help!
Oradell Public Library has partnered with the New Jersey State Library Talking Book & Braille Center (TBBC) to serve residents whose ability to read may be affected by a physical impairment, a reading disability or a vision impairment.
World of Wings 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 2014-2015 Museum Pass Loan Program: The Frick Collection, Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, and World of Wings in Teaneck.
Read Article on World of Wings
What’s Old is New Again - New DVDs for Free!
Oradell Public Library is making available some older films on DVD that are new to the collection, but free of the rental fee. They are labeled New and sit on the top of the DVD stacks in the lower level media center next to the rental DVDs.
Please come in and check out an old favorite or an older film you have been wanting to see, but haven’t yet.
New Non-Fiction in the Junior Room
Thanks to the generosity of the Emerson-Oradell Rotary Club, the Oradell Free Public Library Foundation, and the Junior Women's Club of River Edge, we have been able to increase our children's and young adult non-fiction collection in response to curriculum needs for our students. Our new non-fiction books can be found by our biographies. They are informative, factual, and interesting! Check it out today!
Would You Like to Help Out a Neighbor?
Oradell Public Library is pleased to have such a successful program offering conversation classes for those learning English as a Second Language (ESL).
We still need community volunteers to devote some time each week to sit and converse with those learning to speak English. Read more. Download flyer.
Telesensory Machine for the VIsually Impaired
Thanks to the generosity of Library Board Secretary Claire Beslow and her husband Edward, the library received the donation of a Telesensory Machine with a 19-inch monitor, which magnifies printed text for the ease of reading by patrons who are visually impaired or who just need extra help. Read more.
Oradell Public Library
375 Kinderkamack Road
Oradell, NJ 07649
Mon. - Wed. 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. (Library)
Mon. - Wed. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Fri. - Sat. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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.
THE BOOK CLUB
EVENING BOOK CLUB
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
The Light Between Oceans (2012) by M.L. Stedman
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.