3 Great Programs at the Library

Beat the Cold and Flu Season Naturally
Monday, November 9 at 6:30 PM ,Oakland Public Library

coldfluRegina Hanrahan, Health Coach and Wellness Advocate, will present Beat the Cold and Flu Season Naturally on Monday, November 9 at 6:30 PM at the Oakland Library, located at 2 Municipal Plaza, Oakland NJ. This prevention workshop will offer holistic protocols on how to boost your immune system naturally to successfully stave-off sickness as you head into the “cold and flu season” this winter. Side effects may include: saving money, more energy, and fewer absentee days from school or work. Ms. Hanrahan currently teaches Cooking with Whole Foods; Juicin; Healthy Kid’s Lunches; and Kombucha Classes. This program is free and wheelchair accessible. Registration is recommended due to limited seating. Register by phone: 201-337-3742 or online at www.oaklandnjlibrary.org


NFOPL Sunday Afternoon Concert : Jazz, Samba,Bossa Nova and Beyond
November 15 at 4:00 PM, Presbyterian Church of NJ, 222 Ramapo Valley Road, Oakland NJ

The New Friends of the Oakland Library presents the second concert of the Sunday Afternoon Concert Series :

Jazz, Samba, Bossa Nova, and Beyond on Sunday, November 15 at 4:00 PM, at the Presbyterian Church of New Jersey located at 222 Ramapo Valley Road, Oakland, NJ This concert will feature the Jazz trio TRES: jazz guitarist Mark Scanga(2009 International Fingerstyle Guitar Champion), vocalist Kerry Linder, and Carl Schickler, trombone. The concert will include Brazilian Jazz (rooted in samba and bossa nova), Latin (Afro-Cuban styles of rhythms) and American standards with a Brazilian and Latin interpretation. This is concert is free; and is wheelchair accessible. All members of the New Friends have preferred seating. The NFOPL is a 501(c)(3) organization and donations are gladly accepted.

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Award Winning Author and Sports Journalist Brian Fitzsimmons POSTPONED UNTIL 2016

Award winning author and sports journalist, Brian Fitzsimmons will be at the Oakland Library on Tuesday, November 17 at 6:30 PM to discuss sports, and his book: Celtic Pride, How Coach Kevin Boyle Took St. Patrick to the Top of High School Basketball”. This highly acclaimed book (Editor’s Choice award, and Rising Star designation) chronicles a group of teenagers forced to juggle friendship and the immense pressure of being on the nation’s best team throughout the 2010-2011 season and the coach behind it all. One year after earning his first nomination by the NY Press Club
Journalism Awards for his coverage on basketball, football and recruiting, Fitzsimmons won the 2014 award in sports feature writing. This program is free, however registration is required due to limited seating. Register by phone: 201- 337-3742 or online at www.oaklandnjlibrary.org. The library is wheelchair accessible.