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Crochet Club

8/15/2022 @ 6:00 PM

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.

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Shrinky Dink Summer Charms

8/16/2022 @ 2:30 PM

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.

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8/17/2022 @ All Day

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!

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Look Inside

8/17/2022 @ 5:00 PM

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 reference-desk@rahwaylibrary.org

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Reader's Room Book Discussion

8/17/2022 @ 6:30 PM

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.

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Movie Matinee

8/18/2022 @ 2:30 PM

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.


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.

Enchanced WiFi Capabilities


New Children's Fiction

New Picture Books


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.

Heritage Quest

A premier resource for genealogical research, HeritageQuest is available both at public libraries and from home.

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! 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!

Curbside Pickup Available

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.


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Rahway, NJ 07065



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Tuesday 9:30-4:30

Wednesday 9:30-7:30

Thursday 9:30-7:30

Friday 9:30-4:30

Saturday 10-4

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