Baby & Me
Join us for stories, singing, movement, and free play with age-appropriate toys.
Ages: 0 - 24 months
Mondays at 10:30 AM
December 3, 10, & 17
Two, Three, More
Stories and activities that celebrate toddlers and preschoolers as they explore the world around them.
Ages: 2 - 4 years (a little older and a little younger is fine, too)
Wednesdays at 10:30 AM
December 5, 12, 19
Continuing Conversation—for returning students
October 24, 2018 — December 19, 2018
Beginning Spanish — Wednesday
12:00 p. m. — 1:00 p. m.
Advanced Spanish — Wednesday 11:00 a. m. — 12:00 p. m.
Oradell Public Library
MUST BE AN ORADELL RESIDENT
Teen Advisory Board
Tuesday, November 13th at 7:30 PM
All students in grades 6 - 12 are invited to join the Oradell Teen Advisory Board (TAB).
Make a difference in your library, earn volunteer credit, and have fun!
Drop in after school and take a BINGO Break! Play with our themed board for a fun twist. This month our theme is Pokémon!
Snacks are provided.
Wednesday, November 14th
Read to a Dog
Daisy is a certified therapy dog and loves children. She especially loves being read to by children. Bone up on your reading skills with Daisy.
Monday, November 19th
By reservation ONLY
5:00, 5:15, 5:30, 5:45 PM
Call us at 201-262-2613 to sign your child up.
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, November 19, 2018 (third Monday) is L'Avventura (The Adventure, 1960), Michelangelo Antonioni’s mystery about a young woman's disappearance during a boating trip in the Mediterranean, the first film of his trilogy including La Notte (The Night, 1961) and L’Eclisse (The Eclipse, 1962).
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, November 20, 2018 is Weightwatchers 50th Anniversary Cookbook: 280 Delicious Recipes for Every Meal (2013).
Family Game & Puzzle Day
Make it a family day at the library or a playdate with friends. We will have games and puzzles out for all day fun.
Saturday, November 24th
Teaneck New Theatre
Three Viewings by Jeffrey Hatcher
On Monday, November 26, 2018 at 7 p. m. we invite back to the Library the Teaneck New Theatre for another appearance and reading of Jeffrey Hatcher's play Three Viewings. which was a great success at the Library on Monday, August 6, 2018.
MORNING BOOK CLUB
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at 11 AM
The Girl Who Wrote in Silk (2015) by Kelli Estes
We supply the LEGOs, you supply the imagination! Our theme this session is: Magic Treehouse
Wednesday, November 28th
EVENING BOOK CLUB
Wednesday, November 28, 2017 (fourth Wednesday) at 7 PM
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (1979) by Douglas Adams
Join Mr. Chris for music, tons and tons of movement, and high-energy fun!
Perfect for Toddlers and Preschoolers
Thursdays at 10:30 AM
Magical Melodies is made possible thanks the generosity of the Oradell Public Library Foundation.
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 practice in the lower level meeting room.
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.
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Oradell Public Library Still Offers Hoopla!
Five items per patron per month
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An Evening With John Holl, author of Drink Beer, Think Beer: Getting to the Bottom of
Every Pint (2018)
A joint fundraiser for the Book & Needle Woman's Club of Oradell and the Oradell Public Library Foundation
Photographs generously taken and shared by Tony Ning
We thank all our sponsors, donors, guests, volunteers, Library staff, and those who planned this special event, especially Louise Lessersohn and Lin Loh.
Copies of the book, signed by the author, are still available for purchase for $20 each, cash or check made out to Book & Needle Woman's Club of Oradell. Please contact the Library.
Learn More About the Book
On display in the large and small display cases in November 2018 is “President Sketches”, featuring pencil drawings of 20th and 21st century Presidents by David Smilon, a history professor at Bergen Community College.
Check Out a Puzzle!
The display in the New Books area, besides the Summer Reading program books, is “Check Out a Puzzle!”, a collection of jigsaw puzzles that may be checked out for one week with one renewal.
Fall for a New Book
The display on a cart at the entrance to the New Books area is “Fall for a New Book”, another round in the Advance Reader Copy Book Giveaway program, whereby any patron who checks out two or more books gets to keep one of the books on display, which are disguised in wrapping with a tag suggesting the type of book it is.
Mah Jongg Classes
Mah Jongg for Men
Sign-up at the front desk of the Library for beginner mah jongg classes for men on Wednesdays at 1 p. m. is underway. If interested, please come to the Library and sign up.
Robert Milli Collection
of Films on DVD
We now 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.
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
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
* 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 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.
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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Please write to Director John J. Trause (trause @oradell.bccls.org) with your name and email address, if you wish to receive weekly news from the Library.
Please write to Youth Services Librarian Robin Rockman (email@example.com) with your name and email address, if you wish to receive news from the Junior Room.
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
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.
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