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, September 15, 2015 at 7 p. m. The cookbook is Mastering My Mistakes in the Kitchen: Learning to Cook with 65 Great Chefs and Over 100 Delicious Recipes (2014) by Dana Cowin.
EVENING BOOK CLUB
MORNING BOOK CLUB
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, September 28, 2015 the film to be discussed is The Ice Storm (1997).
Grand Sunday Opening
September 20, 2015
We at Oradell Public Library have heard your voice and worked with the Oradell Mayor and Council to provide funding for library service on Sundays from 1 p. m. to 5 p. m. starting on Sunday, September 20, 2015, our reopening on Sundays after nearly six years.
Library Director John J. Trause and the Library Board of Trustees are delighted to invite the public to the Library for our Grand Sunday Opening on Sunday, September 20, 2015 1 - 5 p. m. Please join the Library staff and the Friends of the Library as we serve ice cream in "Make Your Own Sundae", provide light musical entertainment from Oradell's own Chito Dakay, hold a storytime event in the Junior Room, offer full library collections and services, and sign up new visitors for library cards in observance of Library Card Signup Month, which happens to be September.
Please continue to read the news and further details as they develop.
Note too that the Library will also be open on Saturdays from 10 a. m. to 5 p. m., starting on Saturday, September 12, 2015.
Murder, She Wrote
The book display in August 2015 is “Murder, She Wrote,” inspired by the article with the same title in the July 2015 issue of AARP: The Magazine, and featuring the murder mysteries of Janet Evanovich, Tess Gerritsen, Louise Penny, Sue Grafton, Sara Paretsky, Mary Higgins Clark, and other female writers in the genre.
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 16 downloads per calendar month (double what was originally offered!).
Archie Comics from the Collection of Robin Rockman
On exhibition in the large and small display cases in July and August 2015 is a selection of Archie Comics from the collection of Youth Services Librarian Robin Rockman.
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; The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum; and World of Wings in Teaneck (through 8/6/15).
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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. 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.
(Closed Saturdays Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend)
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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.