October 2016 Oakland Public Library Newsletter is Available!
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October in the Gallery
Carla Hicks: Sea Scapes
Carla Hicks, a US Air Force veteran, is a commissioned artist. Her exhibit is a mixture of New Jersey specific seascapes and abstract seascapes in metallic watercolors and acrylics. Light refreshments will be served for the reception.
Mort Segal on
"The Rise and Fall of the Catskills and
the Comedians Who Made Them Famous"
Thursday, October 20th at 6:30 PM
Mort started working in the Catskills in 1943 as a busboy, and at the age of 17 he worked for his father Jack Segal in booking entertainment for the resorts. The business grew into the largest booking agency in the Catskills. Register in person, by phone 201-337-3742 or online by Clicking Here.
Monday, October 24th at 6:30 PM
Ever consider making your Oktoberfest or darker beer, maybe a batch of cider? Award-winning Hudson Valley Homebrewer David Woods, who brews and kegs 10 gallon batches will be at the library with his equipment to discuss. Register in person, by phone at 201-337-3742 or online by Clicking Here.
Yoga "Inside" with Molly
Saturday, October 22 & October 29 from 9:30-10:30 AM
Join instructor Molly Towers and learn "Vinyasa" Yoga. Yoga will be held inside the library this time. All levels welcome. Bring your yoga mat and water. No registration is required.
Thursday, October 27th from 7:00-8:00 PM
Alzheimer's New Jersey presents this program which provides a comprehensive overview for anyone who wants to learn about memory loss, Alzheimer's disease, and other forms of dementia. Register in person, by phone 201-337-3742 or online by Clicking Here.
New Friends of the Oakland Public Library
7th Annual Book Sale
Friday, October 28th from 5:00-9:00 PM
Saturday, October 29th from 9:30 AM- 5:00 PM
Sunday, October 30th from 1:00-5:00 PM
Organized for the Holidays with Linda Anders
Tuesday, November 1st at 6:30 PM
This presentation will help make your holidays a time of joy and contentment by organizing now, for peace later. Register in person, by phone 201-337-3742 or online by Clicking Here.
Computer Workshop Wednesdays
Wednesdays from 1:00 - 2:30 PM
November 2nd - Basic Mousing - For the beginner and advanced beginner. What is a mouse? How can I click and double click? How do I cut and paste? How do I drag and drop?
November 9th - Microsoft Word Basics - Learn the basics of Word 2010. What is it and how do I format a document? How do I print, save, and open documents?
To Register call the library at 201-337-3742. For more classes, Click Here.
Saturday, November 5th from 1:00-3:00 PM
Oakland Public Library will host the 3rd Annual "Truck Day". Oakland's own Ambulance Squad, DPW, Fire Dept., and Police Dept. will bring vehicles to the event. A great opportunity for an up-close-and-personal look at vehicles seen around our community. This is a family program and all ages are invited to attend. Rain or Shine! No registration is required.
NFOPL Foreign Films for the Fall
Monday, November 14 & December 5 at 12:00 PM
Please bring a bag lunch and the New Friends of the Oakland Public Library will provide dessert. November 14 is Les Choristes (The Chorus) and December 5 is The Other Son
Please register in person, by phone at 201-337-3742 or online by Clicking Here.
Coffee & Coloring for Adults
1st & 3rd Friday of the month:
October 21st & November 4th
In the Staff Room Downstairs
The library will provide the designs, paper, pencils, pens, crayons, and the coffee or tea!.
No registration is required.
2016-2017 New Friends of the Oakland Public Library Sunday Afternoon Concert Series:
Sunday, November 13, 2016 at 4:00 PM at the Presbyterian Church of NJ
The Great American Songbook Meets Cabaret!
Tammy Hensrud, mezzo-soprano with Richard Pearson Thomas, piano
"As the Mother Abbess, Tammy Hensrud lends her powerful voice to the inspirational "Climb Every Mountain," and provides a sense of spiritual grounding that enables her to counsel Maria so wisely. Along with a trio of nuns, she moves the charming "(How Do You Solve a Problem Like) Maria" into a spirited and affenctionate debate." TalkinBroadway.com
Sunday, February 12, 2017 at 4:00 PM at the Presbyterian Church of NJ
Four brilliant cellists led by Oaklander Lanny Paykin, bringing to life old and new favorites for cello ensemble.
Sunday, March 19, 2017 at 4:00 PM at the Presbyterian Church of NJ
Soprano Korliss Uecker and Bass Richard Bernstein grace us with arias and duets from the operatic canon; Elizabeth Martyn joins them at the grand piano.
Sunday, April 23, 2017 at 4:00 PM at the Presbyterian Church of NJ
Grand Finale Concert: American Brass Quintet
Hailed by Newsweek as "the high priests of brass," the American Brass Quintet is one of the pre-eminent chamber music ensembles in the world.