Rahway Public Library will be closed at 4PM on Tuesday, June 19. We apologize for any inconvenience.

WELCOME TO THE RAHWAY PUBLIC LIBRARY

The Rahway Public Library has established a new borrowing policy. Click this box to learn more and to find out what forms of ID you will need to bring.

FEATURED TITLES

EVENTS

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Summer Nights Jazz Concerts

6/27/2018 @ 6:30 PM

Drop in after work or before a night out and discover some of New Jersey’s emerging musical talent! Free, open to the public. Light refreshments served. Four Wednesdays, 6:30—7:30 pm, beginning on June 27. * No concert on Wednesday, July 4

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Toddler Time

6/20/2018 @ 10:30 AM

We will be talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing during this literacy readiness storytime. Children 4 & under with caregiver.

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Third Thursday Movie for Adults

6/21/2018 @ 1:00 PM

Academy Award Nominee for Best Picture & Best Actress The Post (2017) PG-13 | 1h 56min | Drama, History Starring: Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks Washington Post Publisher Kay Graham and Editor Ben Bradlee work to publish evidence of a cover-up regarding the Viet Nam war based on Military Analyst Daniel Ellsburg's findings. The public would come to know these as the " Pentagon Papers".

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Crochet Club

6/21/2018 @ 6:30 PM

Join us on the 1st & 3rd Thursday of every month. Bring your hooks and yarn. Work on a project or learn a new technique! Program is free for teens and adults (16+)

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Storytime on the Go

6/21/2018 @ 11:30 AM

*Located at the Rahway Train Station Pavilion Farmer’s Market Join us for storytime this summer every Thursday with a special guest reader. All ages are welcome.

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Summer Reading Kickoff-TurtleSinger

6/21/2018 @ 4:00 PM

Join us for an interactive musical performance featuring the TurtleSinger cast of live turtles! While you're here, stop by the Children's Room to pick up your reading log and a chance to win prizes all summer long. All ages.

FEATURED RESOURCES


Hoopla Digital

Bringing you hundreds of thousands of movies, audiobooks and more, hoopla is a revolutionary digital service. From Hollywood blockbusters to best selling authors – not just the hits, but the niche and hard-to-find as well – hoopla provides you the freedom you've been searching for to experience, explore and enjoy what you want, when you want, and where you want.


Ancestry.com

Ancestry Library Edition is a comprehensive online source of information for conducting genealogical and local history research. Includes the digitized images of U.S., U.K., Canadian, Australian and German Census records, U.S. Military records back to the 1600's, Court, Land, tax and probate records, Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, and much more. Available only from within the library.


Overdrive - eLibraryNJ

Download eBooks today! The Rahway Public library has signed on with eLibrary NJ and Overdrive to bring you an extensive collection of eBooks and downloadable audio. Browse their calalog and start downloading now!

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RESEARCH AND LEARNING



From online databases to local history resources to practice test, the Rahway Public Library has a vast array of digital and electronic sources. Find an obituary, read old newspapers, or research a topic all without leaving your home.

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FRIENDS OF THE RAHWAY PUBLIC LIBRARY



The Friends of the Rahway Public Library are a dedicated group of volunteers whose work benefits the library. Find out what they're up to and what you can do to help!

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About



Meet the Board of Trustees and staff. Read our policies. Find out about the history of the library, its evolution, and where it's heading in the future!

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Our Location


2 City Hall Plaza

Rahway, NJ 07065

Call:(732)340-1551

Fax:(732)340-0393

Txt:(848)628-4449

Email: info@rahwaylibrary.org

Our Hours


Monday 9-8

Tuesday 9-5

Wednesday 9-8

Thursday 9-8

Friday 9-5

Saturday 9-5

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