Adult Programs



KaylaNFOPL Favorite Foreign Films
2nd Monday of every month at NOON
Monday, April 17th at 12:00 PM

Please bring a bag lunch and the New Friends of the Oakland Public Library will provide dessert.  The movie for April 17th is Kayla.

Please register in person, by phone at 201-337-3742 or online by Clicking Here.







Calligraphy Workshop
Presented by Susan Steele
Tuesday, April 18th from 6:00-8:00 PM

Create colorful Medieval style letters for framing or notecards.  Learn about the art of beautiful Northern Italian Medieval Lombardic letter form.  Susan Steele, a member of the NYC Society of Scribes, Board of Governors, is known for her beautiful hand written invitations, envelopes, menus, place cards and citations.  There is a $10 materials fee, payable upon registration.  Registration required.  Please register in person. 





"Spend Less Time Cleaning More Time Reading"
Presented by Linda Anders

Thursday, April 27th from 6:30-7:30 PM

Linda Anders, has over 20 years of experience and has cleaned over 100 homes.  Learn what products work best, tools and tricks of the trade, what design changes can reduce maintenance.  Please register in person, by phone at 201-337-3742 or online by Clicking Here.




coloringforadultsCoffee & Coloring for Adults
1st & 3rd Friday of the month:
April 7th & April 21st
1:00-2:00 PM
In the Staff Room Downstairs

The library will provide the designs, paper, pencils, pens, crayons, and the coffee or tea!.

No registration is required.



The Oakland Book Club
Second Thursday of Every Month at 6:45 pm (except August and December)
Thursday, April 13th at 6:45 PM

The Oakland Book Club meets the second Thursday of each month at 6:45 pm at the Library.  The book for Thursday, April 13th will be The Space Between Us by Thrity Umrigar.   For a copy of the book and additional information, please contact the Oakland Public Library at 201-337-3742.


The Knitting Club with Lenora Meyer
Meeting the First and Third Monday of Every Month from 6:00-8:00 pm.

Monday, April 3rd & April 17th from 6:00-8:00 pm
Meets in the Story Tower

Knitters of all levels gather to share, learn together, and have fun! New knitters are always welcome. Bring your own projects our certified kntting teacher Lenora Meyer will be available for assistance. Lenora currently teaches at JO-ANN'S as well as being a private instructor.


coookbookclub3Cookbook Club
Every 2nd Monday at 6:30 PM
Monday, May 8th at 6:30 PM (no Cookbook club for April)

What's a Cookbook Club?  Like a book club, members meet to discuss a specific book, in this case, a cookbook.  Meetings are a potluck meal as each member cooks one recipe from the cookbook and brings it to the meeting.  The cookbooks, plates, cups and utensils are supplied by the library.  Members don't have to be serious, experienced cooks, enthusiasm for cooking is more important.  It will be an evening of food and discussion as to what you thing of the cookbooks and the recipes that were prepared.  The club then decides on next months cookbook.  The cookbooks for May 8th will be Announced Soon....  Come in and pick one out!  For more information, please call the library at 201-337-3742.


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