Far Hills Speaker Series: The Classic Architecture of Oakwood

The Oakwood Historical Society and the Wright Memorial Public Library are proud to introduce The Classic Architecture of Oakwood, presented by Mark W. Risley, designed to raise awareness and appreciation of Oakwood's unique and distinctive architecture.

Please join us for this informative presentation where we will look at some of Oakwood's well-preserved homes and public buildings representing the best of 20th century architecture in America. Learn the history behind them: who owned them; why they were built; and how they have changed over the years.

Sunday, November 6, 2016 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Raspberry Pi: The Inventor's Pocket Computer

Raspberry Pi is a credit card sized computer that is as powerful as your home computer. In addition to being a great way to learn to code and hack, Raspberry Pi is a cheap, versatile tool for making your own inventions and assisting in a variety of home electronic projects. Use it as a router or network monitoring node. Use Pi to create a game console, multi-room sound system, robot, or internet phone.

Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Together Oakwood Project- Community Creation Day

Come to the library to take inspiration from the beautiful canvases and moving stories of the Together Oakwood Project. Paint and small canvases will be provided so you can express your response or tell your story of Oakwood positivity. Computers will also be made available if you prefer to express yourself in the written word. Selected canvases and text submissions will be added to the Together Oakwood Project—on display at the library for years to come.

Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 1:00pm to 4:30pm

Together Oakwood Project Canvases Due

2016 is proving to be a highly divisive year in national and local news. The Library is proud to be Open to All, a place of unity no matter what is going on in the wider world. This fall, we are reaching out to actively build unity through the Together Oakwood Project! The Library wants to hear from you about all that you love best about Oakwood—its heroes, its characters, its traditions, its goodness. What brings us together and makes us a better Oakwood? Let’s tell that story!

Monday, November 28, 2016 (All day)