Adult Programs   


lifestyle online.jpgComputer Workshop Wednesdays
Wednesdays from 1:00 - 2:30 PM 

May 29 - Google Apps: Docs and Sheets -  Do you have a Google/Gmail Account?  Come learn how to access the Google Apps, mainly Google Docs and Sheets.

June 5 - Overdrive/Libby -  Overdrive/Libby is for eBooks and eAudiobooks.  Come learn how to access it free with your library card.

Please register by calling the library at 201-337-3742 xt. 7004.



bookmanshipdegree2019Bookmanship Degree at the Oakland Public Library
Complete Your Degree by June 7
Patrons can join anytime, just complete your degree by June 7.

Complete your Bookmanship Degree by selecting 8 library books, one from 8 of the 16 listed categories.  After you finish each book, your log will be checked off and dated.  All "Course Logs" will be kept behind the Circulation Desk. Degree must be completed by June 7 in order to be eligible for a Portobello Gift Card.

Choose 8 Categories- read one LIBRARY book from each of your eight categories.

CATEGORIES: Audio-Book; Auto or Biography of a Writer; Book that Became a Movie; Classic Children's Book; Fantasy Novel; Historical Fiction; Graphic Novel; Nonfiction Sports Story; One Day Read; One Word Title; Published the Year You Were Born; Reviewed by Book Page; Story about Travel; Takes Place in NJ; Science Fiction; Young Adult Novel.



chessChess at the Oakland Public Library
Every Tuesday from 6:00-8:00 PM
All levels are welcome

Players of all ages and skill levels are welcome. Beginner lessons are offered to anyone who is interested in learning how to play chess. 5 sets & 1 clock will be available. Players are encouraged to bring their own equipment.

Feel free to bring other board games you enjoy to play. There will also be both XiangQi (Chinese chess) & WeiQi (Go) sets for those partial to chess variants or those curious.

This weekly program is free, registration is not required.


coloringforadultsCoffee & Coloring for Adults
1st & 3rd Friday of Every Month 
Friday, June 7 & Friday, June 21
1:00-2:30 PM
In the Maker's Space Downstairs

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

No registration is required.


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

Monday, June 3 &  Monday, June 17
Meets in the Tower Room

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.


The Oakland Book Club
Second Thursday of Every Month at 6:45 pm (except August and December)
Thursday, June 13, 2018 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, June 13 will be The Cat's Table by Michael Ondaaatje.  For a copy of the book and additional information, please contact the Oakland Public Library at 201-337-3742.


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