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 in Oradell on the following date:
Wednesday, November 14th
By Reservation Only!
5:00 PM, 5:15 PM, 5:30 PM, 5:45 PM
Call us at 201-262-2613 to make a reservation for your child(ren).
Smart Driver Program
On Friday, November 15, 2019 from 9 a. m. to 3:30 p. m., the Friends of the Library are sponsoring the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) Smart Driver Program in the lower level meeting room with a light breakfast provided by AARP.
Registration and payment in advance required.
Saturday, November 16th at 2:00 PM
Come celebrate the release of Frozen II at the Oradell Public Library.
Story, Games, Activities, and Crafts!
Come in costume if you have!
Baby & Me
Songs, stories, and play make this interactive Storytime fun for the little ones AND the grown-ups.
Mondays at 10:30 AM
November 4th & 18th
Two, Three, More
Stories and activities that celebrate toddlers and preschoolers as they explore the world around them.
Wednesdays at 10:30 AM
November 6th & 20th
For the full schedule of dates for October, November, and December, please download the flyer.
MORNING BOOK CLUB
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 chosen for the following session on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 is America’s Test Kitchen’s The Complete Diabetes Cookbook: The Healthy Way to East the Foods You Love (2018).
The Cookbook Club is looking for new members. If interested, please email Linda Van Valkenburgh at firstname.lastname@example.org.
EVENING BOOK CLUB
Fun experiments for students in grades K - 5 that also provide an introduction to science topics.
Thursday, November 21th
Please note that the date was moved and is now Thursday, November 21st.
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, November 25, 2019 is Run Lola Run (Lola rennt, 1998), a German film written and directed by Tom Tykwer and starring Franka Potente as Lola, a woman who needs to obtain 100,000 Deutsche Mark in twenty minutes to save the life of her boyfriend Manni, played by Moritz Bleibtrau.
Dinovember Pajama Storytime
Stories, activities, crafts, and an evening snack.
Come in your pajamas and have a ROAR-ing good time!
Registration Requested for planning purposes (plus, you get a handy reminder!)
Captain Bill Sheehan
On Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at 7 p. m., Captain Bill Sheehan, the Hackensack Riverkeeper, is returning to the South Reading Room to discuss the Meadowlands and Hackensack River Watershed in light of recent developments.
Help plan fun programs for teens and the younger children. Tell us what YOU want to see at the library.
TAB is the most fun you can have, while earning volunteer credit! Snacks are provided.
For students in grades 6 - 12.
Tuesday, December 10th at 7:30 PM
Mr. Chris is in Oradell on the following dates to be announced!
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.
Take a Bingo Break after school and join us in the Junior Room for this fast paced game.
Snacks and Prizes!
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.
We Want to Hear
In an effort to serve you better at Oradell Public Library, please take this brief survey:
Sponsored by the Oradell Public Library Strategic Planning Committee
Museum Pass Program Increased
Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center (newly added)
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
* Montclair Art Museum (new)
* Newark Museum (new)
* The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
* Thomas Edison Center at Menlo Park (new)
* Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center (new)
Baring Our Soles
For the months of November and December of 2019, the large display case on the main floor of the library showcases the rich culture and history of Armenia and Armenian Americans as presented by the Daughters of Vartan. The Daughters of Vartan was established in 1933 in partnership with the Knights of Vartan which was established in response to the Armenian Genocide.
New Book Area Display
Advanced Copy Reader Giveaway!
Keep Calm and Fall in Love with a Book
The display in the New Books area in November 2019 is “Keep Calm and Fall in Love with a Book”, another round in our Advanced Reader Copy (ARC) book giveaway, whereby any patron who checks out two or more books gets to select a wrapped book with a legend on it suggesting what type of book it is.
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
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.
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.
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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.
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
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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