Carmen L. Bonilla
Marketing Yourself for the Next Level
On Thursday, June 29, 2017 at 1 p. m. Carmen L. Bonilla, a professional development expert, is presenting the program "Marketing Yourself for the Next Level".
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with Lucine Amara
On Monday, July 10, 2017 at 7 p. m. we invite back or their annual summer concert Verismo Opera of New Jersey, featuring famed Metropolitan Opera star Lucine Amara. The program will be held in the Senior Center / Veterans Memorial Building.
on J. D. Salinger
On Monday, July 17, 2017 at 7 p. m. we invite professor and theatrical producer Daniel Lane of Bergen County to present a lecture on the reclusive author J. D. Salinger (1919 – 2010).
*Top Secret* Guide to GETTING ADMITTED
with Dawn Schildhorn
On Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at 7 p. m. we invite Oradell author Dawn Schildhorn to discuss her new book, *Top Secret* Guide to GETTING ADMITTED to College: Everything High School Students & Their Parents Need to Know, and the advice she has to offer in it.
EVENING BOOK CLUB
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at 7 PM
Underground Railroad (2016) by Colson Whitehead
The Taming of the Shrew
Performed by Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey’s Next Stage Ensemble
On Friday, July 21, 2017 at 1 p. m. we invite back for their annual appearance the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey’s Next Stage Ensemble with their touring production of William Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew, in the all-purpose room on the second floor of Borough Hall.
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, July 24, 2017 is Far From Heaven (2002), an imitation of a Douglas Sirk-style melodrama set in mid-1950s Connecticut, directed by Todd Haynes and starring Julianne Moore and Dennis Quaid as a seemingly perfect married couple, who face a number of crises.
MORNING BOOK CLUB
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at 11 AM
The Pearl That Broke Its Shell: A Novel (2015) by Nadia Hashimi
Jack the Ripper
A Lecture by Dr. Mark R. Vogel
On Monday, August 7, 2017 at 7 p. m. we invite psychologist Dr. Mark R. Vogel to present his lecture on the Jack the Ripper murders form a psychological point of view.
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...
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.
Summer Reading 2017
Registration is now open for our Summer Reading Program and runs from Monday, June 26th - Friday, August 11th, 2017.
This program is free for all Oradell residents, from newborns through adults, and rewards you for reading.
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.
Large and Small Display Cases and Books Display
The new exhibition will be announced soon.
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.
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
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)
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375 Kinderkamack Avenue, Oradell, NJ 07649
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Downloadable E-Books, Music and Spoken Word
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Oradell Public Library
is a "Job Seeker Library"
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