Storytime Dates for November
Programs for babies, toddlers, and preschool-aged children.
John Patrick Shanley's Play Doubt: A Parable
Beatriz Esteban-Medina of the Italian American Repertory Company (IARC) is presenting the Pulitzer- Prize-winning play Doubt: A Parable by John Patrick Shanley on Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 7 p. m.
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, December 16, 2014 at 7 p. m.
From Oradell to Broadway and Back: An(other) Evening with Joe DiPietro
A Great Success!
On Monday, November 17, 2014, the Library welcomed back Oradell native son Joe DiPietro. Fifty-two people attended, and the Junior Room served as an impromptu theater!
The Great Annual Pokémon Meet-up
Bring your cards, trade with friends, & battle each other. Test your Pokémon knowledge and win prizes.
Saturday, November 22nd
Poetry Workshop - Focus on Grief
“Our trials, our sorrows and our grieves develop us…”
Orison Sweed Marden (1850-1924)
In this workshop on Saturday, December 6, 2014 -and- Saturday, December 13, 2014, 10:30 a. m. to 2:30 p. m., facilitated by Margo Moss, we will examine through poetry the overall concept of grief and how it affects us individually and in our relationships with others.
Celebrate the Holidays with
TRIPLE PLAY ALL-STARS
Welcome to Oradell Public Library’s New Website
Explore. Learn. See what else is new!
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.
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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.
Avian Beauty: Photographs of Andrew Hu
On exhibition in the large display case in November 2014 is the exhibition “Avian Beauty”, comprised of photographs of birds captured in various activities by Bergen County resident Andrew Hu.
Jan Barry: Author and Vietnam Veteran
On exhibition in the small display case in October 2014 into November 2014 is a selection of books and art gallery program booklets by poet and author Jan Barry, who presented a slideshow talk at the Library on “A Soldier’s View of Vietnam: Art, Poetry and War”
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.
School of Fish
October 18, 2014
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Oradell Free Public Library Foundation presents:
'School of Fish' Book Launch
An evening with Ben Pollinger, Author and Exective Chef of Oceana.
Copies of the book are still available for sale at the Library.
For complete information, click here.
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!
Bergen County's Public Libraries Need Our Support
Please read this important article written by Amy Syracuse, a trustee of the Oradell Public Library, and published in The Record about the funding of Bergen County's public library. Read article.
The Mobile BCCLS PAC is Alive!
When you, our patrons, visit the Bergen County Cooperative Library System (BCCLS) website or the online catalog from a mobile device, you should now automatically be redirected to the mobile catalog. A link to the mobile catalog has also been added to the top right corner of the BCCLS homepage (www.bccls.org). If you access the online catalog from a non-library PC, you will also see a "Mobile" link as a tab at the top left.
You may download a flyer here.
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. 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. (Library)
Mon. - Wed. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Thurs. - Fri. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday 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.
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
MORNING BOOK CLUB
November 25, 2014
The Shoemaker’s Wife (2012) by Adriana Trigiani
EVENING BOOK CLUB
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Herman Koch’s The Dinner (2013)
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.