Free Spanish Language Classes Return
Wednesdays, October 1 - November 19, 2014
Storytime Returns in October.
Programs for babies, toddlers, and preschool-aged children.
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, November 18, 2014 at 7 p. m.
Saturday, October 25th
Come in costume and join us for a full day of events:
“The Perils of Pauline”
Tom Meyers, the Executive Director of the Fort Lee Film Commission, will deliver a lecture on Wednesday, October 29, 2014, about The Perils of Pauline, which was shot on the Palisades in Fort Lee at the time the town was the film capital of the United States before Hollywood.
From Oradell to Broadway and Back: An(other) Evening with Joe DiPietro
The Library welcomes back Oradell native son Joe DiPietro for another evening of conversation and a reading from a selection of his award-winning and record-breaking Broadway and Off-Broadway plays on Monday, November 17, 2014 at 7 p. m.
Welcome to Oradell Public Library’s New Website
Explore. Learn. See what else is new!
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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.
Spooktacular Advance Reader Copy Giveaway!
We are continuing our Advance Reader Copy Giveaway. A treat for you - no trick necessary.
Baring Our Soles
On exhibition in the large display case in October 2014 during Domestic Violence Awareness Month is the show “Baring Our Soles”.
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!
Oradell Public Library at 35 in 350: The Story of New Jersey at William Paterson University Art Galleries
As part of statewide celebrations of New Jersey’s 350th Anniversary, this exhibition displays thirty-five objects ranging from audio recordings to paintings, photographs, and personal belongings related to New Jersey, including two 1938 issues of the Oradell Junior High School student publication Chirp, to which renowned artist Ellsworth Kelly contributed the cover design and text.
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.
Museum Pass Loan Program
When town residents visit the library to borrow books, CDs, DVDs or other learning materials, they can also “check out” passes or tickets to a number of the area’s most distinguished museums and cultural institutions.
Oradell Public Library cardholders (age 18 and up) can now borrow passes or tickets for free admission to the following venues:
* American Museum of Natural History
* The Frick Collection
* Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum
* Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
* World of Wings
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
October 28, 2014
American Jennie: The Remarkable Life of Lady Randolph Churchill (2007) by Anne Sebba
EVENING BOOK CLUB
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Charles Dickens’s A Tale of Two Cities (1859)
Read the September 2014 issue.
Go to the archives.
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.