Ethel M. Gordon Oakland Park Library

In celebration of the Memorial Day Holiday the Library will be open half a day from 9am-1pm on Saturday, May 26th and will be closed on Monday, May 28th.

This month's artist display features the beautiful calming art of Amanda Bellino.

Bellino Buddha Face Horizontal

Bellina horse painting 2Amanda Bellina Artist Statement

Chess Mates WorkshopChess Mates Workshop 2018 B

Thursdays, Mar. 15th - May 10th from 5:30PM-7PM

Grades 4-12.  You are invited to earn community service hours while you learn how to play chess by joining an eight-week chess workshop taught by a NSCF master chess instructor on Thursdays, beginning March 15th through May 10th, 2018.
Space is limited so make sure you register soon by visiting the library youth services department or by calling Miss Deb at 954-630-4372.
A hearty thanks go out to our sponsors for bringing this fun program to the Library--PNC Bank and The Friends of the Ethel M. Gordon Oakland Park Library Group.


Odilo offers thousands of quality Spanish eBooks available through the library's website or visit Bestselling fiction and non-fiction titles can be read on any mobile device, computer, or through your web browser. Simply login by using your library card number plus your four digit PIN number.

Odilo video tutorials in English (en Español):
Learning Odilo 

APP Links: iOS, Google Play, Windows Phones/Tablets, Windows 8/10, Kindle Fire

Freegal Music with Streaming

Freegal is a music service from your library. You can access it from any device with an internet connection and all you need is your library card number and PIN number. Once you are logged in you can stream music for 3 hours daily or download 3 songs each week. Song and music video files that you download are yours to keep forever (Each video download counts as 2 of your weekly allotment).

Free Mobile apps for Apple and Android devices are available at the Apple App Store and Google Play. Freegal offers access to about 11 million songs and 18,000 music videos, including the world’s largest Sony Music’s catalog of legendary artists. In total the collection is comprised of music from over 30,000 labels with music that originates in over 80 countries.

Check it Out!

Book Readers Live Longer!

This article from the Smithsonian showcases an interesting new study that reveals book readers may live longer over those who do not ever read a book. 

Need to find a good book to read each day to keep the doctor away? 
Visit the Ethel M. Gordon Oakland Park Library in person to find your favorite book or click on the eBook collection to access the Library’s online books for free with your library card

You are also invited to attend the Friends of the Library’s Used Book Sales too. Call (954) 630-4370 for more information.

Mango Languages provides fun audio-visual lessons to over 70 languages, including English as a Second Language (ESL) courses. Cultural and specialty themed lessons such as Wine and Cheese French, along with foreign language films are also available. Use your library card number to sign up and create your own personal login to track your progress during each lesson and to access Mango Languages online or through mobile apps anywhere at any time. 
Click here to access Mango Languages today!
View tutorial video here.
For more information or assistance, contact the Ethel M. Gordon Oakland Park Library at (954) 630-4378.