Rahway Public Library
Crochet Club is Back! Join us in our Discovery Studio on the 1st & 3rd Monday of every month at 6:00pm. Bring your hooks and yarn. Work on a project or learn a new technique! No registration required.
Design summer themed charms using shrinky dinks and markers. Open to adults 18 and over. No registration required. Materials will be provided and quantities are limited.
Teens, beginning Wednesday, August 17 you can pick up a marine life Shrinky Dink keychain kit at the Circulation Desk! Trace our included drawings or make up your own! It's free and for teens ages 13-17. Parental guidance suggested, due to the need to use an oven/toaster oven to create the Shrinky Dink!
Learn about the parts of a computer by taking a broken one apart! Our loss is your gain, can you figure out what went wrong with these machines? Limited availability register at email@example.com
Reader's Room Book Discussion "The House in the Cerulean Sea" by T.J. Klune. This book is a NEW YORK TIMES, USA TODAY, and WASHINGTON POST BESTSELLER! One of Book Riot’s “20 Must-Read Feel-Good Fantasies” A magical island. A dangerous task. A burning secret. All are welcome as we continue our Oceans of Possibilities Summer Reading theme. REGISTER HERE Click here to register and to reserve your copy of the book.
Join us for our Movie Matinee Thursday August 18 at 2:30 pm in the auditorium. We will be showing A Perfect Planet. Free admission and refreshments will be provided.
Curbside Crafts for Kids are small kits that you can pick up to assemble at home! Available all week during library hours, while supplies last. A new craft and instructional video will be released every Saturday for the upcoming week!
This week's craft: Paperchain Jellyfish
The Library Board of Trustees meet on the 4th Tuesday of every month. All meetings begin at 7:30PM unless otherwise indicated. A listing of meeting minutes and past reports can be found here.
Please be advised that the library will be closing early at 3:30pm. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Join us in the Library Café for an evening of bluegrass jazz with artist SQUATCH MODULUS. Free to attend and open to the public. Light refreshments will be provided. Bring your friends and family.
Join us for our Movie Matinee Thursday August 25 at 2:30 pm in the auditorium. We will be showing Soul Surfer. Free admission and refreshments will be provided.
Curbside Crafts for Kids are small kits that you can pick up to assemble at home! Available all week during library hours, while supplies last. A new craft and instructional video will be released every Saturday for the upcoming week! This week's craft: Sea Scene
Looking for the next great book to read? The matchmakers at the Rahway Library can help! Fill out this brief questionnaire about you or your child's reading interests and our staff will choose the perfect match for you.
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.
A premier resource for genealogical research, HeritageQuest is available both at public libraries and from home.
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! Click here to download the mobile app.
Download eBooks today! The Rahway Public library has signed on with eLibrary NJ and Libby to bring you an extensive collection of eBooks and downloadable audio. Browse their calalog and start downloading now!
Learning Express is easily one of the most comprehensive test prep resources available today. By logging into this site, students can take practice tests related to elementary, middle, and high school basic skills, practice for the SAT exam, and prepare for advanced placement testing in most subject areas.
Optimal Resume is our premier career resource. Use this site to create high-impact, interactive career materials such as resumes and cover letters, present your materials on the web or in print, assess your skills, participate in practice video interviews, and even post video resumes!
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.
Documenting almost 160 years of Rahway's past, the online newspaper archive is an excellent resource for local history, obituaries, and for learning about the events that made Rahway the city it is today.
While the Rahway Public Library has reopened to the public, curbside pickup is still available. If you are interested in using this service, please put your books on hold through our online catalog. Once we have notified you that your books are available, come to the library and give us a call when you arrive. We will meet you on the loading dock underneath the building.
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.
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!
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!