Handwriting Tips and Tricks: Helping Your Child Develop Good Handwriting Habits workshop is to take place on Tuesday, May 2 at 7:00 PM at the Oakland Library. Gwen A. Kaulfers-Pra, Occupational Therapist, with an extensive knowledge base in the pediatric population, will give parents and caregivers the basics of handwriting development, how it is taught and strategies to help improve their child’s handwriting. Registration required by phone: 201-337-3742 or online at

New Friends of the Oakland Library will present a Favorite Foreign Film on Monday, May 8 at 12:00 PM. Please bring a bag lunch, the Friends will provide a beverage and dessert. Registration required by phone: 201-337-3742 or online at

Appraiser Mark Aiosa will present How Much is it Worth? How Do I Sell It? on Thursday, May 4 at 1:00 PM—3:00 PM. Do you have a collection that you would like to sell? Appraiser Mark Aiosa will explain the process of obtaining the value of any item and the methods available to sell the item in today’s market. This is NOT an appraisal so please do not bring any items. Registration required by phone: 201-337-3742 or online at

Elaine Silverstein, a horticulturist certified in Sustainable Landscape Management by the NY Botanical Garden will present Easy-to-Grow Native Plants for Season-long Color and Beauty on Thursday, May 11 at 6:30 PM . Silverstein designs and installs gardens focusing on native plants and consults on backyard sustainability. Silverstein has a blog at Registration required at 201-337-3742 or online at

Lori Carbone, certified home staging professional presents Styling Homes to Sell, Redesigning Interiors to Live on Tuesday, May 16 at 7:00 PM. If you are tired of your home décor but don’t want to spend tons of money redecorating, if you are considering selling your home in the future, or you want to downsize, this workshop will show how simple home updating and staging can make everyday life more enjoyable and increase the value of your home. Registration required by phone: 201-337-3742 or online at

Computer Workshop Wednesdays at 1:00 – 2:30 May 3 – Hoopla Learn how to access over 200,000 movies, TV shows, music and more. May 10 – Gmail 101 Learn the basics on how to use your Gmail account to send email to friends and family. Please call the library to register. 201-337-3742

Coffee and Color meets on the first and third Friday of each month from 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. A stress free program, the library supplies everything. Registration not required.

The Cookbook Club meets on Monday, May 8 at 6:30 PM – 8:00PM. The cookbook in review My Kitchen Year: 136 Recipes That Saved My Life by Ruth Reichl. Please call the Library for more information and registration.