Holiday boutique returns to SOPL

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Friends of the South Orange Public Library will hold its annual holiday boutique on Sunday, Dec. 2, from 1 to 5 p.m. at the library, 65 Scotland Road. On entering the main reading room you will see an array of fascinating crafts from jewelry to accessories to plants, artfully nestled among […]

Magical time at the library

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Throughout the summer, South Orange Public Library is presenting Family Summer Monday Nights, with the support of the Friends of SOPL. The first night featured magician Brian Richards. Photos Courtesy of Melissa Kopecky

Friends of the SOPL to hold holiday sale

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Friends of the South Orange Public Library invites everyone to its fourth annual Giant Holiday Sale on Sunday, Dec. 3, from 1 to 5 p.m. at the library, 65 Scotland Road in South Orange. The sale will include an array of fascinating crafts, from jewelry to accessories to plants artfully nestled […]

Friends of SOPL to hold giant book sale

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Friends of the South Orange Public Library is asking you to search your basements, attics and closets for books you no longer want and, on Wednesday, June 21, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., or Thursday, June 22, from 2 to 7 p.m., bring these treasures to the Baird Recreation Center, […]

Encore screening of ‘Screenagers’

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Join your neighbors for an encore community screening of “Screenagers” on Thursday, April 20, at 7 p.m. at South Orange Middle School, 70 N. Ridgewood Road in South Orange. This event is sponsored by the SOMA School Library Friends and The Parenting Center, and funded by the Friends of the South […]

SOPL Friends announces large donation

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Tonia Moore, president of Friends of the South Orange Library, recently announced a major donation to the library. “Because of the generous participation of the community in our fundraising events throughout the year, the Friends of the SOPL are able to donate $10,000 to the adult and children’s book collections,” Moore said […]

Enjoy a night at the movies at the SOPL

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — On Thursday, Feb. 16, at 7 p.m., join Friends of the South Orange Public Library in the library meeting room, 65 Scotland Road in South Orange, to view “La Notte,” the next installment in their foreign film program. Gerard Amsellem, educator and filmmaker, will introduce the film describing its history and […]

Friends of the SOPL book donation day

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — On Sunday, Feb. 12, Friends of the South Orange Public Library will hold a book donation day between 1:30 and 4:30 p.m. Feel free to drop off your gently used books; the donation will be processed by volunteers. The books collected will be used in several ways to help fund programs […]

Friends of the SOPL to hold annual holiday sale

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Friends of the South Orange Public Library will host a holiday sale on Sunday, Nov. 20, from 1 to 5 p.m. at the library, 65 Scotland Road in South Orange. Twenty local artisans and exhibitors will sell gifts and handmade items for men, women and children. The selections will include jewelry, […]