Mr. Chris is in Oradell on the following dates!
Thursdays at 10:30 AM:
Join us for music, tons and tons of movement, and high-energy fun.
Perfect for Toddlers and Preschoolers.
No registration, all are welcome
Magical Melodies is sponsored by the Friends of the Oradell Public Library.
Talk Like a Pirate Day
Thursday, September 19th
Preschool STEAM at 10:30 AM
Science Technology Engineering Art Math
We start with a story and then have activity stations that offer hands-on, interactive fun, while being introduced to STEAM concepts.
Best for ages 3 - 5
Pirate Snack & Activities at 3:15 PM
Come make a yummy hidden treasure snack*, plus games & crafts.
All are welcome.
*While supplies last
Oradell Public Library Celebrates the 125th Anniversary of the Borough of Oradell
Oradell Public Library will be joining the Borough of Oradell in celebration of the 125th anniversary of the establishment of Oradell as a Borough.
In conjunction with the Borough of Oradell, the Library will be taking part in the two-day, town-wide celebration on Saturday, September 21, 2019 and Sunday, September 22, 2019 (Oradell Family Day).
Some of the highlights are at the Library are:
Museum Pass Program Increased
The Aviation Hall of Fame Museum
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 2019-2020 Museum Pass Loan Program, including four new ones:
* American Museum of Natural History
* Aviation Hall of Fame and Museum of New Jersey (new)
* The Frick Collection
* Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum
* Jewish Museum - including the popular exhibition Leonard Cohen: A Crack in Everything
* Montclair Art Museum (new)
* Newark Museum (new)
* The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
* Thomas Edison Center at Menlo Park (new)
Robert Milli Collection
of Films on DVD
We make available to the public the Robert Milli Collection of films on DVD, which are housed in a separate shelf at the beginning of the regular first bank of DVDs on the lower level. The collection specializes in classic films, especially film noir.
For the month of September 2019 the exhibition in the display cases is Poems in Folio (1957), a collection of contemporary poetry published by various deluxe printers on broadsides as commissioned by Gerd Stern of Cresskill, New Jersey.
We thank Cresskill Public Library for lending their copy of Poems in Folio for this exhibit.
New Book Area Display
Puzzles from the Circulating Collection
The display in the New Books area from middle to late September 2019 is a selection of puzzles from our circulating collection.
Local History Collection Exhibition
125th Anniversary of Oradell
The exhibition from the Local History Collection on the lower level stairwell display case is a selection of books and historical pamphlets, which mark the 25th, 50th, 75th, and 100th anniversaries of the founding of the Borough of Oradell in 1894.
Oradell Public Library Seeking Donation of Baking Pans for Circulation
NEW! Launchpads Now Available to Check Out!
Playaway Launchpads come preloaded with a mix of educational and fun content centered on a theme. Our starting collection consists of 6 different Launchpads, each one focused on a different theme and ranging in ages from PreK-K, Grades K-2, and Grades 3-5.
They are 100% secure with no risk for unintended content and do not require an internet connection. Each tablet has a 7-inch screen and circulates with a protective bumper case.
Our initial collection of Launchpads is made possible thanks to the Friends of the Oradell Public Library. A huge thank you is owed to them for their support.
Come check them out today in the Junior Room! They are located in the video game section.
What's Old is New
We hope that you remember that Oradell Public Library is able to request materials via JerseyCat from outside of BCCLS, provided said items are not in BCCLS. The JerseyCat catalog includes the collections of almost all of New Jersey's public libraries as well as many colleges, universities, and schools.
for Oradell Public Library
Oradell Public Library is offering to its cardholders free access to Kanopy, the streaming service for a large variety of films and videos, many of which are not available on other streaming services.
Download Flyer for All E-Sources
Oradell Public Library Still Offers Hoopla!
Five items per patron per month
Download Flyer for All E-Sources
Learn Foreign Languages with Rosetta Stone
Oradell Public Library offers Rosetta Stone to learn a foreign language.
Helpful Information From BCCLS
Birthday Gift Opportunity
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! Perfect as a birthday gift!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Check Out a Puzzle!
The display in the New Books area is “Check Out a Puzzle!”, a collection of jigsaw puzzles that may be checked out for one week with one renewal.
Don't stand in line... Pay online!
Credit cards accepted for payment of Library fines.
Wireless Printing and Photocopying
Wireless printing and photocopying is available throughout the Library.
Electronic Charging Station
The Library now has a desktop electronic charging station for use by the public. Charge your devices by the bank of computers outside the South Reference Room.
The electronic charging station is generously funded by the Oradell Public Library Foundation.
OverDrive for eBooks and Audiobooks
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.
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.
Saturdays July through Labor Day
10 a. m. to 2 p. m.
Sundays July through Labor Day Closed
Oradell Library Calendar
375 Kinderkamack Avenue, Oradell, NJ 07649
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The Friends of the Library meet the first Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. (Note new day).
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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