Adult Programs 

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IronForgeatLongPondFebruary 2018 Exhibit in the Gallery
Dan Yandrasevich Historic Models Photographed By Nancy De Vries

"The Highlands of New Jersey- an Iron Age in Small Scale" an exhibit of Dan Yandrasevich's historic models photographed by Nancy De Vries will open the original building for the month of February.




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

February 28th - cloudLibrary - cloudLibrary has eBooks and eAudiobooks.  Come create an account and learn how to access it for free with your library card.

March 7th - Introduction to Computers - What's a mouse, CPU and how do I turn the thing on?  Learn about the types of computers and what are windows, programs, etc.

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


cleaningprogramDo It Yourself Cleaning Products
Monday, February 26th at 6:30 PM
Registration Required

Learn about what you can use in your home that will clean as well as chemical laden products bought at the store at greater expense. This program will provide containers and product that you will mix and take home.

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


eastlynneEast Lynne Theater Company's production of
Sherlock Holme's Adventure of the Speckled Band
Friday, March 23 at 7:00 PM After Hours
Registration required.

Before television and the Internet, people sat eagerly by the radio to hear the latest dramas, comedies, and news. Many radio shows were performed in front of a live audience at the same time they were being sent across the “airways”. East Lynne Theater Company invites you to be a part of our radio audience as we take you back to those days of live sound effects, commercials, and actors portraying several roles to make the tales come to life.

This event is part of the NJ Theater Alliance’s Stages Festival, the state’s largest annual theater festival that provides free and discounted theater events for all ages throughout the month of March. 

This event is free, registration is required.  Please register by phone 201-337-3742 or online by Clicking Here. 

To receive a full schedule of events for The Stages Festival please visit

To learn more about the NJTA please visit



friendsNew Friends of the Oakland Public Library 
2018 Sunday Afternoon Concert Series
Presbyterian Church of NJ
222 Ramapo Valley Road, Oakland
4:00 PM

Brazilian Jazz Quartet with Mark Sganga "one of the top guitarists in the New York area" - Brian Wilson, WOR-AM Radio; returns to the NFOPL Concert Series on March 18 at 4:00 PM with jazz bassist Martin Pizzarelli. They welcome vocalist Maucha Adnet and jazz drummer Duduka Da Fonseca to this Brazilian jazz quartet. Sganga will 'weave a rich tapestry of beautiful melody, dynamic rhythm, & imaginative improvisation, fusing influences from South America & around the world'.

Sunday April 15 at 4:00 PM: SONO AUROS- Flute/Harp/Cello Trio featuring Melanie Genin, harp; Lucian Rinaldo, flute; and Sam Magill, cello, performing works by Debussy, Jolivet, Dupin, and Rachmaninoff.

The New Friends of the Oakland Public Library Sunday Afternoon Concert Series is made possible by the generous support of the concert audience. The NFOPL Concert Series brings Metropolitan Orchestra, Broadway, Philharmonic, and internationally acclaimed musicians to perform in Oakland without the audience bearing the cost of tolls or parking. Thank you for your continued support and generous donations that keep this concert series going.

For more information about the Sunday Afternoon Concert Series please contact the Oakland Library at 201-337-3742.

No registration is required.



 coloringforadultsCoffee & Coloring for Adults
1st & 3rd Friday of the month:
February 16th and March 2nd
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, March 8th 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, March 8th will be Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress by Dai Sijie.  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, March 5th & Monday, March 19th
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.


photoiconView photos of the Teen Photography Contest at the Oakland Public Library.

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