WOPL offers access to thousands of movies and more via Kanopy

WOPL offers access to thousands of movies and more via Kanopy

WEST ORANGE, NJ, — Looking to cut the cord or save money on cable and streaming subscriptions? West Orange Public Library patrons can now access the award-winning video streaming service Kanopy via their library log-in. Choose from thousands of films, documentaries, classic cinema, foreign and independent films, and more. But entertainment’s just the start. Kanopy […]

Roach couple decorates library for BHM

Roach couple decorates library for BHM

WEST ORANGE, NJ — During Black History Month, the West Orange Public Library was decorated by West Orange African Heritage Organization members Michael Roach and Yvonne Nambe Roach. This was their second year decorating the library for Black History Month. Their decorations represented African art and African-American art, and provided information to library visitors. Photos […]

‘Anti-Nuke Power Art’ at the WOPL

‘Anti-Nuke Power Art’ at the WOPL

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Public Library will present “Anti-Nuke Power Art,” a gallery exhibit, from Monday, March 2, through Saturday, March 28, with a reception Saturday, March 21, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at the library, 46 Mt. Pleasant Ave. The reception will include a talk from participating artists. In this exhibit, […]

BHM art exhibit shows range and beauty

BHM art exhibit shows range and beauty

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Black History Month is being celebrated at the West Orange Public Library with an art exhibit of installations, quilts and collages, on display until Feb. 29. Curated by Mansa Mussa, the show is called “Fertile Soil: Ancestors and Icons” and also features Mussa’s own work. “You have people who have inspired […]

Library to host lecture about Edison inventing Christmas lights

Library to host lecture about Edison inventing Christmas lights

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On Thursday, Dec. 12, at 7 p.m., West Orange Public Library will host a lecture about Thomas Edison, who invented — among many other items — Christmas lights in the 1880s. Lecturer Mike Brick will go into detail about how Christmas lights came into being and about the first-ever Christmas lights, […]

Upcoming events for seniors in West Orange

Upcoming events for seniors in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange’s senior services department will hold numerous events in the coming months for the township’s senior citizens. The Department of Senior Services and the Department of Health present an informational session with Umbrella, a company that helps senior homeowners save money on home repairs for a flat yearly rate and […]

Friends book sale at West Orange Library

Friends book sale at West Orange Library

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Friends of the West Orange Library will hold its fourth annual fall book sale on Saturday, Oct. 5, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 6, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the library, 46 Mt. Pleasant Ave. in West Orange. Thousands of books, CDs and DVDs for all […]

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