In this series of classes, we will learn a few songs and perform them for our family and friends!
Tips on soloing, singing, strumming, and performing provided by Chris Flynn.
Bring your own guitar and come jam!
Dates: Thursdays at 7:00 PM
Ages: Grades 4 - 8.
REGISTRATION IS FOR ALL FOUR DATES. PLEASE REGISTER ONLY IF YOU PLAN TO ATTEND ALL THE DATES.
YOU WILL NEED TO REGISTER FOR EACH DATE (sorry!).
Join us for a family friendly movie. We'll be showing favorites that everyone can enjoy.
Fridays at 10:30 AM:
July 13 & August 10
Hands-on workshops that make playing with our food not only fun, but also informative. Yes, we will be sampling...all in the name of scientific inquiry!
Wednesday, August 22 at 3:30 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, August 27, 2018 is Suddenly, Last Summer (1959), an American Southern Gothic mystery based on the play of the same name by Tennessee Williams, centering on a young woman who, at the insistence of her wealthy New Orleans aunt, is being evaluated by a psychiatric doctor to receive a lobotomy after witnessing the death of her cousin, Sebastian Venable, while traveling with him in Spain the previous summer.
MORNING BOOK CLUB
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at 11 AM
The Story of Arthur Truluv (2003) by Elizabeth Berg
Teen Trivia Night
Compete with your friends at Trivia Night! Prizes and Snacks
For 6th grade - 12th grade
Tuesday, August 28th, 7:00 - 8:00 PM
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 taking a break in August 2018. The cookbook to be used in September 2018 will be announced later in the summer.
See you in September...
EVENING BOOK CLUB
Wednesday, September 19, 2017 at 7 PM
The Chaperone (2012) by Laura Moriarty
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.
Summer Reading Program - Registration is now OPEN!
Registration for all age groups is open!
Register and Log Reading HERE
Summer Reading ends August 12th, but you can continue to log reading done between June 25 - August 12 until August 28th. All raffle winners will be selected August 28th.
For more information, including printable logs, Visit our Summer Reading Page
Win Tickets to Verismo Opera
Date: Sunday, October 28, 2018
Time: 3:00 p. m.
Location: Bergen Performing Arts Center
Address: 30 North Van Brunt Street, Englewood
Free raffle tickets available in Oradell Public Library by the printer / photocopier on the first floor. The drawing will be held in Oradell Public Library in early October.
Thank you to Verismo Opera for donating these tickets.
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.
Large Display Case
The Historic Book & Needle Woman’s Club of Oradell: “In Our Community 100 Years
On display in the large display case in August 2018 was “The Historic Book & Needle Woman’s Club of Oradell: “In Our Community 100 Years”, featuring items from the Club's history.
Small Display Case
Summer Reading Program
On display in the small display case is a collection of items that are the Adult prizes for the Summer Reading Program: Libraries Rock!
Summer Reading Program
The display in the New Books area, besides the jigsaw puzzles, is “Libraries Rock!”, a selection of adult fiction and non-fiction books corresponding to the theme of the Summer Reading program, featuring materials on rock and roll music as well as on rocks and stones.
Don't stand in line... Pay online!
Credit cards accepted for payment of Library fines.
As of Friday, June 30, 2018 the Library will not be accepting donations of books for the Friends of the Library Book Sale until September 2018.
Thank you for your past donations.
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.
Good News About Delivery and Hold Requests
BCCLS increasing hold requests from three to ten.
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
* Museum of Modern Art (expires Friday, August 31, 2018)
* 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.
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
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 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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