September 2016 Oakland Public Library Newsletter is Available!
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October in the Gallery
Carla Hicks: Sea Scapes
Artist Reception: Saturday, October 15th from 2:00-3:30 PM
Pick 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.
Please register by phone at 201-337-3742, in person 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
Eating Healthy with Raw Food Recipes
Thursday, October 6th at 6:30 PM
Presented by Karen Ranzi, M.A.
Eating many raw foods is the best way for maximun nutrient density. Learn simple tips on how to make better choices and prepare easy and nutritious meals. Karen Ranzi, a famous author and speaker on raw foods, will bring recipes and prepare a delicious Pina Colada Green Smoothie for you to enjoy! Please register by phone at 201-337-3742, in person or online by Clicking Here.
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.
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.
Organized for the Holidays with Karen 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
October 5th - Zinio - Come learn how to access over 250 titles of digital magazines for free with your library card!
October 12th - Hoopla - Hoopla is a digital media service with a collection of over 200,000 movies, tv shows, music, and much more! Come learn how to access it for free with your library card.
To Register call the library at 201-337-3742. For more classes, Click Here.
Drop in Yoga at Veterans Park
Saturdays in October from 9:30-10:30 AM
October 8th, 15th, & 22nd
Join instructor Molly Towers outside at Veteran's Park and learn "Vinyasa" Yoga. Veteran's Park is located in front of the Oakland Public Library on Ramapo Valley Road. All levels welcome. Bring your yoga mat and water. No registration is required.
NFOPL Foreign Films for the Fall
Monday, October 17th & November 14th at 12:00 PM
Please bring a bag lunch and the New Friends of the Oakland Public Library will provide dessert.
Coffee & Coloring for Adults
1st & 3rd Friday of the month:
October 7th & October 21st
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, October 16, 2016 at 4:00 PM at the Presbyterian Church of NJ
Ramapo Valley Chamber Ensemble
Laura Hamilton, violin
Craig Mumm, viola
Lanny Paykin, cello
Elizabeth Martyn, piano
Our resident ensemble will kick off the season with a winning program of Mozart, Beethoven, and Copland, including Aaron Copland's Violin Sonata, which was composed in Oakland, NJ in 1943.
Sunday, November 13, 2016 at 4:00 PM at the Presbyterian Church of NJ
Tammy Hensrud, mezzo-soprano with Richard Pearson Thomas, piano
The Great American Songbook meets Cabaret
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.