Baby & Me
Join us for stories, singing, movement, and free play with age-appropriate toys.
Ages: 0 - 24 months
Mondays at 10:30 AM
Starting January 28, 2019
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
Starting January 30, 2019
TAB is our volunteer group that helps plan programs, assists the Junior Room, and advises the library on books, games, movies, and programs we should have. We provide volunteer credit and references.
Tuesday, January 8th at 7:30 PM
Grades 6 - 12
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.
Read to a Dog
Meet Daisy. Daisy is a certified therapy dog and loves children, especially being read to by children. She's kind and patient and doesn't judge.
Monday, January 14th
Reserve your spot by calling 201-262-2613.
We have four time slots available:
5:00, 5:15, 5:30, 5:45
EVENING BOOK CLUB
LeapLeap into Science
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.
NJ Makers Day 2019: Call for Volunteers to Lead Programs
On Sunday, March 23rd, 2019, makers from across New Jersey will be participating in the 5th annual NJ Makers Day to celebrate and share maker culture. The Oradell Free Public Library consistently has one of the largest events in the state.
Currently, we are in the process of recruiting volunteers to lead programs. If you have a skill, hobby, interest, or talent you can share with the public, we would like to work with you.
NJ Makers Day is a community-wide event that aims to bring everyone together by sharing skills and talents. Perfect is not required to lead a station, just an enthusiasm to explore your interests with others!
Email OradellNJMakersDay@gmail.com by Friday, January 4th, 2019.
For more information, please visit here to view our flyer.
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.
Download Flyer for All E-Sources
Oradell Public Library Still Offers Hoopla!
Five items per patron per month
Download Flyer for All E-Sources
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.
Happy New Year! And Happy Reading!
Advance Reader Copy Book Giveaway
The display near the New Books area, aside from the jigsaw puzzles on display for circulation, was “Happy New Year! And Happy Reading!”, 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.
Large Display Case
Oradell Boy Scout Troop 36 Banner and Trophies
For the months of January and February of 2019, the large display case on the main floor of the Oradell Public Library is showcasing the Oradell Boy Scout Troop 36 Banner and Trophies for the Klondike Sled Competition as well as some photographs of the scouts themselves. The Troop competes annually, usually in the last week of January or the first week of February.
Small Display Case
Friends of the Library Holiday Sale
On display in the small display case in December 2018 is an exhibition of holiday sale items from the Friends of the Library, including handy ice scrapers and the Oradell Public Library Cookbook Club cookbook.
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.
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
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)
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 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.
Become a Library Champion
Library Champions are patrons who love their libraries and want to be in the know about issues that may affect them.