STEM Initiative - Six Week Coding Class Wednesdays: February 22 - March 29 from 3:30-4:30 PM
The Oakland Public Library is offering a FREE coding class for children grades 4-6. The class will be held every Wednesday from 3:30-4:30 and will last 6 weeks. Open to Oakland residents ONLY. The class is being facilitated by Tech Roots Academy. To register and get more informationClick Here.
SAT Crash Course Monday, March 11th from 10:00-1:00 PM
This 3-hr course will cover the key concepts needed to score hundreds of points higher on the next SAT. Rick Bolton, Managing Partner of LibraryLab and former CEO of TestU and EVP of PrepMe will teach the course. Register in person, by phone 201-337-3742 or online by Clicking Here.
Computer Workshop Wednesdays Wednesdays from 1:00 - 2:30 PM
March 8th - Facebook - Create a Facebook account and learn how to connect with friends and family.
March 15th - Microsoft Word Basics - Learn the basics of Word 2010. What is it and how do I format a document? How do I print, save, and open documents?
Come learn how to access both for free with your library card. To Register call the library at 201-337-3742. For more classes, Click Here.
Music with Teri Merliss in the Story Tower Friday, March 24th from 10:30-11:00 AM Oakland Children Ages 2 and up
Acclaimed singer-songwriter, Teri Merliss, will present her special blend of imaginative stories, original songs, and audience participation. Please register by phone at 201-337-3742, in person or online by Clicking Here.
March 2017 Exhibit in the Gallery Gail Lino
Gail Lino has been immersed in a world of art, fabrics and handcrafts for over 31 years. Using mixed mediiums allows Gail Lino to spread her wings and soar with her inner ability to create something onto itself.
Enchanting Ireland Presented by Dr. James Kane Monday, March 6th at 6:30 PM
The Irish call their home "Forty Shades of Green", and this fast-paced 1-hour lecture, slides, and CD music will take a visit to that lovely land 'beyond the Irish Sea'. Learn about Dublin, Galway, Cork, Belfast, and the splendid small-walled city of Derry. Register in person, by phone at 201-337-3742 or online by Clicking Here.
Cookbook Club Monday, March 13th at 6:30 PM
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 library will supply the cookbooks, plates, cups and utensils. The cookbook for March 13th will be Mozza at Home by Nancy Silverton. Come in and pick one up!
Preparing for the Job Interview Pounding the Pavement 101 Thursday, March 7th at 6:30 PM
Ilene Rein of Pounding Pavement 101 instructs on how to prepare for a job interview Please register in person, by phone at 201-337-3742 or online by Clicking Here.
NFOPL Favorite Foreign Films 2nd Monday of every month at NOON Monday, March 13th at 12:00 PM
Please bring a bag lunch and the New Friends of the Oakland Public Library will provide dessert. The movie for March 13th is Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont..
Please register in person, by phone at 201-337-3742 or online by Clicking Here.
Sunday Hours Are Here! Open 1:00-5:00 PM
This trial program will run through to the end of the year. Let us know what you think!
Coffee & Coloring for Adults Friday, March 3rd & March 17th from 1:00-2:30 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.
Comic Book Club for Grades 5-8 with Gotham Underground Comics and Collections Location: Oakland Public Library Pat Turnier Craft Room Wednesday, March 15th from 3:00-4:00 PM
Free comics, (thank you Gotham Underground!) snacks, and comic talk on the third Wednesday of the month in the Craft Room. What comics are your favorites?