August 2016 Oakland Public Library Newsletter is Available!
A Conversation with Rick Rodgers
Monday, September 19th at 7:00 PM
Rick Rodgers is an author of over forty cookbooks, on subjects ranging from holiday cooking to grilling, and fondue to Viennese coffeehouses. Rick Rodgers has become the go-to guy for celebrity and corporate cookbooks. His clients include show business icons, TV stars, iconic restaurants and bakeries and corporations . Rick’s combination of down-to-earth humor and solid teaching skills made him the winner of the prestigious Bon Appetit Food and Entertaining Award for Outstanding Cooking teacher. Rick, who has been a judge on Food Network Challenge, teaches sold out cooking classes from coast –to-coast and internationally, and has been guest chef on Today, CBS Morning Show, and Good Morning America. For more information go to his website at http://www.rickrodgers.com. Register in person, by phone 201-337-3742 or online by Clicking Here.
Home Safety Awareness for Older Adults
Tuesday, September 13th at 6:30 PM
Sharon Spier, an Occupational Therapist, will discuss Home Safety Awareness for Adults at the Oakland Library. Due to moving around without thinking about our safety, six out of every 10 falls happen at home, where much of our time is spent. Many falls can be prevented by making simple changes in living areas, which Sharon will discuss. Registration is required. Please register in person, by phone at 201-337-3742 or online by Clicking Here.
Thursday, August 18th & August 25th from 6:30-7:45 PM
Are you interested in learning how to play the Pokemon Card Game? If so, we will have a local expert on hand to teach and advise young players how to play. Children will need to bring their own cards. This class is open to children grades 5-8. Register by phone at 201-337-3742 or online Click Here for August 18th, and Click Here for August 25th.
Computer Workshop Wednesdays
Wednesdays from 1:00 - 2:30 PM
Coffee & Coloring for Adults
1st & 3rd Friday of the month:
August 19th, September 2nd, & September 16th
In the Staff Room Downstairs
The library will provide the designs, paper, pencils, pens, crayons, and the coffee or tea!.
No registration is required.