July 2016 Oakland Public Library Newsletter is Available!
Adult Summer Reading Program 2016
Excercise Your Mind, READ!
June 20th - August 12th
Sign-Ups Start Monday, June 13th
* Kindle Fire HD 10"
* 4 tickets to a Rockland Boulders Game
* $25 local Merchant Gift Cards.
Welcome to the Adult Summer Reading Program!
To participate, register in person at the Reference desk in the library or by phone at 201-337-3742, x7004.
You choose the books you want to read. When you finish a book, let us know by submitting a completed entry form. Paper entries are submitted by dropping them in the box at the Library OR Online entries are submitted through Beanstack by Clicking Here. Patrons must register on Beanstake first and then can submit book entries and reviews. Online entries will be available June 21st.
Each book, audiobook, or ebook you read counts as an entry. If you include a review of that book, you will receive an additional chance to win.
The program is open to all BCCLS cardholders with a current library card in good standing. However, ONLY Oakland residents are eligible to win Grand Prizes (see front cover for a list of grand prizes). The prize drawing will occur on Wednesday, August 17th. Prized not claimed by August 31st will be given to the runners up (selected at random).
There is a maximum of 10 entries a week (5 books plus 5 reviews).
Drop in Yoga at Veterans Park
Saturdays in July from 9:30-10:30 AM
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.
William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night
Thursday, July 28th at 7:00 PM
A charming comedy of mistaken identitiy, concealed truth and comic revelation. Preformed by The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's next stage ensemble. The event location will be at Veteran's Park (located in front of the Oakland Public Library on Ramapo Valley Road). Rain Location: Oakland Senior Center. For more information, Click Here.
Eating Healthy with Raw Food Recipes
Thursday, August 4th 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.
Computer Workshop Wednesdays
Wednesdays from 1:00 - 2:30 PM
August 3rd - Facebook - Create a facebook account and learn how to connect with friends and family. Basic computer knowledge and an email are required.
August 10th - Microsoft Word Basics - Learn the basics of Microsoft Word 2010. What is it and how do I format a document?
Call the library to Register at 201-337-3742 or speak to Cathy for any additional information. For a list of more classes, please Click Here.
A Cuppa Joe and Dominoes
Every Second & Fourth Friday of the Month
Friday August 12th & August 26th from 10:00-11:00 AM
Drop in for a cup of coffee and play a game of Dominoes. The Library will supply everything, thanks to the New Friends of the Oakland Public Library.
Coffee & Coloring for Adults
1st & 3rd Friday of the month:
August 5th and August 19th
In the Staff Room Downstairs
The library will provide the designs, paper, pencils, pens, crayons, and the coffee or tea!.
No registration is required.