Friday, October 29, 2021



Library News and Events

November 2021




Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays

10:00-9:00 PM


Tuesdays, Fridays

10:00-5:30 PM



9:00-5:00 PM


1:00-5:00 PM


Masks are still required.


Please contact the library with any questions, 973.736.0198.

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Email for Zoom links and any additional information on events or sign-up through the library calendar when available.




Broadway on a Budget

Wednesday, November 3, 7pm

Zoom Event

Brian Stoll is a theatre and entertainment enthusiast from Long Island, NY. He has attended over 200 Broadway performances rarely paying over $50 a ticket, including a little-known show called Hamilton 5 times! He started "Stoll The Show" to deliver presentations encouraging patrons to support the arts! Contact Reference for the link.


Successful Interviewing & Resume Workshops

November 11 & 18, 7pm

Zoom Event

Joan Sternberg has spent the majority of her career in the corporate world in sales, and for the last 14 years and has been teaching business courses at Rutgers University. Privately, she coaches global business executives at Johnson & Johnson in business communications and American business practices. The "Successful Interviewing" workshop will provide specifics on the entire interview process. The resume workshop on November 18 will cover the basics of writing a strong resume by selling your accomplishments rather than telling them.


State of Mind: Art Exhibit Opening and Talk

by Samar Hussaini

Sunday, November 14, 2-4 PM

Meeting Room

Born in the United States to Palestinian parents, one a refugee and the other an immigrant, Samar Hussaini seeks to visualize the layered challenges and enriching distinction of being a Palestinian-American. Her work strives to create and challenge the viewer with thought-provoking ideas of dialogue and hope. Hussaini received her BA in studio art and art history from the University of Maryland and a Master’s in communication design from Pratt Institute. November 14 -December 31


Presidential Succession

Wednesday, November 17, 6-7 pm

Meeting Room

This presentation will explore the lives and deaths of the eight US Presidents who died before completing their terms in office. The program will examine how their successors managed their jobs and will include useful information about important issues that confronted these Presidents.



Free Adult English Classes

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10:30 am

Lower Level

Come practice English in a relaxed, fun and friendly environment!

Our interactive class will focus on useful conversation basics and emerging reading and writing skills. Instructor Jean Kashanian will discuss your needs in order to build vocabulary that is meaningful and helpful to you.


Tech Talk

Wednesdays, 2-4 pm

Computer Lab

Technology can be confusing especially to the beginner. If you need basic help with your computer, cell phone, tablet, word processing, spreadsheet, power point presentation, or more, we're here to answer your questions. Expanded hours are coming soon!


We're a Spoke! 

The West Orange Public Library has been selected to participate in the New Jersey State Library’s Hub & Spoke Libraries pilot project, a statewide effort that will provide uniform digital literacy training and IC3 ( Internet and Computing Core Certification) credentialing for adult residents at 14 public libraries across the state. The project aims to create a standardized and replicable library-based digital literacy certification program to assist New Jersey’s workforce. Participants will visit on-site training labs, with certified trainers offering digital literacy workshops and other workforce-related services.




Email with questions, to register, and for Zoom log in or sign up through the library calendar when available.










 Email for ZOOM log in and additional information on events or sign up through the library calendar when available.






Weekly Teen Programs


Virtual Dungeons and Dragons

Fridays,November 5, 12 and 19,

3:15-5:15 PM

Dungeons and Dragons group for 7th through 12th graders meets online using the Discord website. Beginners welcome! Please email for more information. Epic quests await teens who join our D&D club at the library! D&D features role playing, storytelling, on-the-spot strategic thinking, math skills, problem solving, and teamwork all rolled into one!


***If you need to apply for a card, have lost your card, or work in West Orange, click here to apply online. This form will give you immediate access to eBCCLS. For additional online resources email***

Please consider making a tax-deductible contribution to the Library. It's a great way to make a positive impact in your community. Contributions are used for Library programs and services. To make a donation click here or visit


West Orange Public Library | 46 Mt. Pleasant Avenue West Orange, NJ 07052 | (973) 736-0198