Free Spanish Classes
On Wednesdays from January 31, 2018 through April 2018, George Materon of the Friends of the Library is offering free Spanish classes to Oradell residents at the beginner and intermediate levels.
Continuing Conversation—for returning students
January 31, 2018 through April 2018
Beginning Spanish —Wednesday—12:00pm—1:00pm
Intermediate Spanish —Wednesday— 11:00am—12:00pm
Oradell Public Library
MUST BE AN ORADELL RESIDENT
Mr. Chris is back in Oradell with his high-energy, interactive, musical program.
Thursdays at 10:30 AM
Recommended for toddlers & preschoolers!
All are welcome, no registration necessary.
Storytime begins the week of April 16th and continues through the week of May 14th.
Baby & Me
Ages 0 - 24 months
Mondays at 10:30 AM
April Dates: 16, 23, & 30
Two, Three, More
Ages 2 - 4, but a little younger and a little older is always welcome
Wednesdays at 10:30 AM
April Dates: 18 & 25
Teen Trivia Night
Take a well-deserved break from your school work and activities and compete with your friends at Trivia Night.
Tuesday, April 24th, 7:00 - 8:00 PM
All the fun of camping... but indoors at the library!
Games, Activities, Stories, and S'More(s)!
Best for ages 4 - 10
Saturday, April 28th at 2:30 PM
IFC Film Club
IFC Club, which meets on the fourth Monday of each month at 7 p. m., is celebrating its fourth anniversary of engaging conversation. All are welcome to attend and explore the modern classic selected.
The film chosen for the next session on Monday, April 30, 2018 (a fifth Monday) to avoid the program on William Shakespeare’s birthday (Monday, April 23, 2018) is Grand Illusion (La grande illusion, 1937), a French war film, directed and co-written by Jean Renoir, concerning class relationships among a small group of French officers who are prisoners of war during World War I.
Star Wars Day
Friday, May 4th, 2018
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Train to be a Jedi:
Make a lightsaber, crafts, games, and more!
No registration necessary.
In addition to the two Book Clubs (Evening Book Club and Morning Book Club), Oradell Public Library offers a Cookbook Club on Third Tuesdays of the month at 7 p. m..
The cookbook chosen for the next session on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 is Giada De Laurentiis’s Giada at Home: Family Recipes from Italy and California (2010).
EVENING BOOK CLUB
Wednesday, May 16, 2017 at 7 PM
A Gentleman in Moscow: A Novel by Amor Towles
MORNING BOOK CLUB
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 11 AM
Winesburg, Ohio: A Group of Tales of Ohio Small-Town Life (1919) by Sherwood Anderson
The 70th Anniversary of the State of Israel
On Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 7 p. m. we are inviting Marty Alboum back to the Library to present a program on the 70th anniversary of the State of Israel (May 14, 1948).
Adult Coloring Club
We Thank Our Fat Saturday Donors and Sponsors for Their Generosity
Fat Saturday was a grand success, and we thank all those who made our dream a reality, especially Lin Loh and the Oradell Public Library Foundation.
For a program listing the festivities, the musicians, and all the donors and sponsors, please download the program here.
It's a Blooming Book Give-Away!
The book display is “It's a Blooming Book Give-Away!”, another round in the Advance Reader Copy Giveaway, whereby patrons receive a free book for borrowing two or more books. The books are wrapped with tags that give a hint at what kind of book it is.
Hello Again OverDrive
Museum Pass Program Increased
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 2018-2019 Museum Pass Loan Program:
* American Museum of Natural History
* The Frick Collection
* Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum
* Jewish Museum
* Museum of Modern Art
* The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
The Friends of the Oradell Public Library have old issues of Life Magazine. Some of them are in perfect shape, and others are not. We are offering to the Oradell community the first choice of purchasing a copy or more. We only have one per date, so they would make a great birthday gift for that hard to buy for person on your list!
We have issues from 1937 – 1972 available, but not every week is available. If you are interested in purchasing an issue with a specific date, please e-mail email@example.com to see if the date is available and to request a price. Prices will range from $5 - $50, depending on the issue date and condition.
Large Display Case
On display in the large display case in March 2018 is “Oradell’s Railroad” by Jack Norris.
Small Display Case
Friends of the Library Sale
The Friends of the Library are still displaying the Oradell Public Library Cookbook and the ice scrapers for their annual holiday sale. Proceeds go to support their projects on behalf of the Library.
The Library is Now Circulating Jigsaw Puzzles!
We know you love to contribute to putting together a puzzle at the Library. Now you can check out jigsaw puzzles to complete at home.
We thank our Junior Room volunteers for counting the pieces when the puzzles are returned to the Library.
State-Wide Delivery Affecting Loan Requests
We offer our apologies and hope that the State Library Cooperative settles this soon.
Hamilton: The Man and the Musical
If you missed last week's program, you may still learn about getting tickets to this acclaimed musical.
The Friends of the Library are selling ice scrapers
Just in time for the holidays and the winter weather, the Friends are selling sturdy ice scrapers with their logo for $6.00 each. The ice scrapers come in black, blue, and red. Proceeds go to the Friends of the Library.
Basic Digital Photography Lessons by Ray Turkin
Basic Digital Photography classes once a week for four weeks for students with a digital camera and the instruction booklet. The day and time will be determined by the availability of the students. The cost is $30 per person for the full course. Contact the Library in person or by telephone to sign up: (201) 262-2613.
Oradell Public Library Still Offers Hoopla!
Five items per patron per month
Want a free tool to help increase your business?
Oradell Public Library and the Oradell Chamber of Commerce co-sponsored a special program for local businesses with guest speaker Bill Loges of referenceUSA®.
Bill explained a powerful online research tool crucial to small businesses, which is available for FREE with your Oradell Public Library membership and other public library memberships.
If you missed the presentation and want to learn about this service, please contact the Information Services Librarian, Linda Pabian, at the Library.
Local History Collection Exhibition
Assistant Borough Historian Sam Tripsas at the Hackensack River
The exhibition from the Local History Collection on the lower level stairwell display case and in the window of the Local History Room is a selection of historic glass bottles, found in Oradell near the Hackensack River.
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.
Oradell Public Library Cookbook Club Cookbook
The Oradell Public Library Cookbook Club Cookbook, Recipes to Remember: Oradell Library Cooks is now available to purchase.
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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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
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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.
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