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 through March 4th
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 through March 6th
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.
Free Spanish Classes
On Wednesdays through April 10, 2019, George Materon of the Friends of the Library is offering free Spanish classes to Oradell residents at the advanced level.
Time to be announced.
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 next session on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 is Daphne Oz’s The Happy Cook: 125 Recipes for Eating Every Day Like It’s the Weekend (2016).
EVENING BOOK CLUB
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 7 PM
Little Fires Everywhere (2017) by Celeste Ng
Library Mini Golf
We're turning the Junior Room into a mini golf course!
Children and families are invited to play for an afternoon of golfing, crafts, and more!
Saturday, February 23rd
2:00 - 3:45 PM
We highly recommend registering for a Tee Time to guarantee your space.
Science Club is all about fun experiments that provide an introduction to science topics.
Monday, February 25th
4:00 - 5:00 PM
Best for Grades 2 - 4.
Registration is recommended.
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, February 25, 2019 is A Few Good Men (1992), starring Tom Cruise, Jack Nicholson, and Demi Moore, a story revolving around the court-martial of two Unites States Marines charged with the murder of a fellow Marine and the tribulations of their lawyers as they prepare a case to defend their clients.
MORNING BOOK CLUB
Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 11 AM
Ordinary Grace (2013) by William Kent Krueger
by Mayor Anthony Suarez
On Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 7 p. m. we invite Mayor Anthony Suarez of Ridgefield, N. J., author of Politically Indicted (2019), for an author talk and book-signing.
Flowerpot Paint Night
On Wednesday, February 27, 2019 from 6 p. m. to 8:45 p. m. Maral Kachichian of Bella Hues in Oradell, is conducting a decorative flowerpot painting workshop for adults at the Library.
Registration is required
Sam Tripsas of Oradell
on American Pickers
On Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 7 p. m. we are celebrating the appearance of Sam Tripsas of Oradell on an episode of American Pickers, on the History Channel, by a public screening of this episode on the large television in the lower level meeting room at the Library and having Sam Tripsas appear to give background on his collections and the show and to answers questions.
Science Technology Engineering Arts Math
We start with a story followed by stations that allow for hands-on exploration of STEAM concepts.
Friday, March 1st, 2019
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.
NJ Makers Day is March 23, 2019 and we need you to help make it a success!
We could use the following items:
Please drop off items at the Oradell Public Library during our business hours. Please only donate items that you no longer need or use!
Email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Favorite Libraries in New Jersey
New Jersey Family Magazine
If you love Oradell Public Library...
New Jersey Family magazine is currently working on a feature about New Jersey libraries (and books!). They are conducting a survey to find the great resources of New Jersey libraries. They are running a large feature in the June 2019 issue about their readers' favorite libraries in New Jersey, as chosen by readers, so they are asking people about programs, offerings, perks, and librarians, too.
Dear Patron, please consider filling out the brief survey.
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Any help you could give us would be great!
Large Display Case
Embroidery by Miriam Taub
For the months of March and April 2019, the large display case is showcasing beautiful free-form embroidery, handcrafted by Miriam Taub of Teaneck. Miriam first picked up an embroidery needle when working on the “sewing” badge as a member of the Girl Scouts.
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.).
NJ Makers Day 2019: SAVE THE DATE!
On Saturday, 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 and we are looking forward to new stations and activities for all to enjoy.
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.
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.
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