Pony Visit at Christian Health Care Center

Pictured, left, is Barbara Allegretta of Oakland, who volunteers to bring her pony, Prince Gallahad, to visit residents at Christian Health Care Center (CHCC) in Wyckoff. Pictured, right, is Heritage Manor Nursing Home resident Susan Cheney, who much enjoyed meeting “Laddie.” CHCC encourages pet-therapy visits because studies show that interaction […]

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October 2016 Programs at the Library

October Programs at the Oakland Public Library The Oakland Garden Club will visit the Library on Thursday, October 13 from 3:45 to 4:30 p.m. Oakland children, ages 5 & up, will be making an Autumn Craft, which includes corn cob critters! The program will be held in the Pat Turnier […]


On the Job – September 19, 2016

AUGUST 27: While on patrol, Officer Joseph Noury initiated a motor vehicle stop on Ramapo Valley Road that resulted in the arrest of a Montrose, NY resident for multiple active traffic warrants issued from the Roxbury Municipal Court. The 58-year-old male was taken into custody, processed, and later released on […]

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The Extraordinary Life of Mrs. Adams

Louisa Thomas. Louisa: The Extraordinary Life of Mrs. Adams. New York: Penguin Press, 2016 As reviewed by Ted Odenwald The history of Louisa Catherine Adams has been hidden in the shadows of the lives of her husband, John Quincy Adams, and her in-laws, John and Abigail Adams. Author Louise Thomas […]


September, 2016 Adult Programs at the Library

Unless otherwise noted, register online, in person, or by phone for the following programs. The Oakland Library is located at 2 Municipal Plaza, Oakland, NJ 201-337-3742. www.oaklandnjlibrary.org. Sharon Spier, an Occupational Therapist, will discuss Home Safety Awareness for Older Adults at the Oakland Library on Tuesday, September 13 at 6:30 […]

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Chef Rick Rodgers to appear at the Oakland Library

Food Writer, Cookbook Author, Cooking Teacher and Media Guest Chef Rick Rodgers to appear at the Oakland Library The Oakland Library is proud to present nationally known Cookbook author Rick Rodgers in conversation on Monday, September 19 at 7:00 PM at the Oakland Library, located at 2 Municipal Plaza in […]