Martha Reid Paradis
On Monday, August 19, 2019 at 7 p. m. Martha Reid Paradis, the author of Flowers & Locusts: My Childhood in Ethiopia (2018), the book selected for the July 2019 discussions of both the Evening and the Morning Book Clubs, will present an author talk and book-signing for the community in the North Reading Room of the Library.
Oreo Cookie Taste Test Challenge
Can you guess the flavors?
Try it, rate it!
Wednesday, August 21st at 4:00 PM
*A note about food allergies: This program does contain flavors that may contain peanuts or tree nuts. Please let us know if you or your child has an allergy. We are happy to make accommodations and review with you our procedures in place to prevent contamination.
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.
EVENING BOOK CLUB
Wednesday, August 21, 2019
at 7 PM
The Handmaid's Tale (1985) by Margaret Atwood
My Life at Harvard and How I Got There
On Thursday, August 22, 2019 at 7 p. m. we invited back to the Library Oradell resident Indrani Das, a rising junior at Harvard University and first-place winner of the Westinghouse Regeneron Science Talent Search in 2017, for her lecture “My Life at Harvard and How I Got There”.
IFC Film Club
IFC Club, which meets on the fourth Monday of each month at 7 p. m., is celebrating its fifth anniversary of engaging conversation. All are welcome to attend and explore the modern classic selected.
The film chosen for the next session on Monday, August 26, 2019 is Identity (2003), an American psychological thriller, directed by James Mangold from a screenplay written by Michael Cooney and following in plot an adaptation of Agatha Christie’s whodunit novel And Then There Were None (1939), which had been made into feature films in 1945, 1965, 1974, 1987, 1989.
MORNING BOOK CLUB
Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 11 AM
Rules of Civility: A Novel (2011) by Amor Towles
Taking a Break
Looking for New Members!
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 Club is looking for new members. If interested, please email Linda Van Valkenburgh at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Cookbook Club is taking a break in July and August 2019.
The cookbook chosen for the next session on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 is a choice between two books, Melissa Clark’s Dinner: Changing the Game (2017) and Heather Bertinetti’s Bake It, Don’t Fake It! (2013), because the former does not include dessert recipes.
See you in September...
Free Spanish Classes
On Wednesdays at 11 a. m., George Materon of the Friends of the Library continues to offer free Spanish classes at the advanced level to Oradell residents.
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.
Ellsworth Kelly Stamp Cancellation Ceremony and Reception at Oradell Public Library
Saturday, August 24, 2019 at 11 a. m., the last of the summer Saturday openings, the Library is hosting a reception and open house for the secondary cancellation ceremony of the new Ellsworth Kelly stamps, co-sponsored by the United States Postal Service (USPS) of Oradell and the Ellsworth Kelly Foundation in Spencertown, New York.
The stamps and first day envelopes will be available for purchase and hand cancellation with an Oradell postmark.
Registration for Summer Reading Is Now Live.
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.
Saturday, July 6, 2019 Closed
Saturday (July 13 - August 24, 2019)
10 a. m. to 2 p. m.
Saturday, August 31, 2019 Closed
Sundays July through Labor Day Closed
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375 Kinderkamack Avenue, Oradell, NJ 07649
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