Summer Reading Kick-off Party!
Our biggest party of the year is always our Summer Reading Kick-off Party. Join us for the Out of This World Magic Show with Steve Woyce.
Thursday, June 20th at 7:00 PM
Please arrive early as the show will start right at 7:00 PM.
We will have crafts and other activities out beforehand!
Summer Reading Kick-off Party is sponsored by the Book and Needle Club of Oradell in memory of Debby Kyritz, and the Friends of the Oradell Public Library.
Read to a Dog
Daisy is a certified therapy dog and loves it when children read to her.
She's kind, patient, and doesn't judge.
Daisy will be back
Tuesday, June 18th.
Four slots are available
by reservation only:
5:00, 5:15, 5:30, 5:45
Call us at 201-262-2613 to make a reservation for your child (ren).
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 email@example.com.
The Cookbook Club is taking a break in July and August 2019.
See you in September...
EVENING BOOK CLUB
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
at 7 PM
Gilead: A Novel (2004) by Marilynne Robinson
Let's Get Messy: Moon Art
Story + Art for Little Hands
Using tin foil and other tools, we'll be making a night sky complete with a large, full moon.
Monday, June 24th at 10:30 AM
Best for ages 2 - 7.
We recommend a smock or clothes that are OK getting messy!
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, June 24, 2019 is The History Boys (2006), a cinematic adaptation of the stage play set at a boys’ school in Sheffield, England in 1983 and including fascinating discussions, classroom drama, and a scandal.
MORNING BOOK CLUB
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.
Cover to Cover
A Musical Concert by Chito Dakay
On Monday, July 8, 2019 at 7 p. m. Chito Dakay of Oradell will present his ninth annual concert of easy listening favorites.
The 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing
with Joe Lennox
On Monday, July 15, 2019 at 6:30 p. m. in the Junior Room, Joe Lennox, a NASA historian, is presenting a program for all ages on the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 Moon Landing.
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.
Registration for Summer Reading Is Now Live!
Our 2019 Summer Reading Program rewards readers of all ages. It is free for all Oradell residents. If you have any questions or problems, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Library Open on Saturdays in Summer!
For the first time ever, Oradell Public Library will be open on Saturdays in the summer from 10 a. m. to 2 p. m.
Please join us for our open house on Saturday, July 13, 2019.
Oradell Public Library Seeking Donation of Baking Pans for Circulation
Try Something New!
The display in the New Books area in June 2019 is “Try Something New!”, featuring a selection of baking pans, candy molds, and cookie cutters that may be circulated for two weeks with two renewals.
Museum Pass Program Increased
The Jewish 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 2018-2019 Museum Pass Loan Program:
* American Museum of Natural History
* The Frick Collection
* Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum
* Jewish Museum - including the popular exhibition Leonard Cohen: A Crack in Everything
* The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Large Display Case
For the month of June 2019, the large display case features an exhibit on fly-fishing prepared by Douglas Penna, the education director of East Jersey Trout Unlimited, a conservation organization of more than 700 anglers.
Small Display Case
Summer Reading Is Not Just For Children!
For the months of June 2019 through August 2019, the small display case features an exhibit related to the Summer Reading program.
Summer Reading is not just for children! Adults are encouraged to sign up and log their reading. Prizes include zipped canvas bags filled with books, an insulated water bottle, and a grand prize of an Amazon Gift Card. Register today through our website (https://oradell.bccls.org) and log your reading from Wednesday, June 26, 2019 through Sunday, August 11, 2019.
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.
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.
Meditation at the Library
Come to the Library and Relax... Free Guided Meditation every third Wednesday of the month at 7 pm.
Please wear loose, comfortable clothing (sweatpants, leggings, etc.).
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.
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Oradell Public Library Still Offers Hoopla!
Five items per patron per month
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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 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.
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.
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
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.
(Closed Saturdays and Sundays July through Labor Day)
Oradell Library Calendar
375 Kinderkamack Avenue, Oradell, NJ 07649
Bring your wireless devices and surf the Internet anywhere in the Library.
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) with your name and email address, if you wish to receive news from the Junior Room.
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
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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