Rahway Public Library
Come celebrate Juneteenth at the Rahway Public Library with a special program of early African-American Jazz performed by Union County’s own Florian Schantz Jazz Combo. The program will feature selections that span decades of popular music,from the late 19th Century through the early Swing Era of the 1930s.
No registration required.
Light refreshments will be served.
Join us for a fun Friday morning Dance Party!
Come to sing, dance, and play!
No registration required.
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!
Join us in the library café Monday, June 12 at 6 pm for a 1-2-3 show solo, duo, and trio featuring Reut Regev. Open to the public. Free to attend. Light refreshments will be provided.
Talk, sing, read, write, and play during this literacy readiness storytime. Ages birth - 5 with caregiver. No registration required.
Join us for an evening of board & card games. Have some fun and meet some new people. Light refreshments will be served.
For school aged kids 5 and up. Make a craft with us!
The library will be closed in observance of Juneteenth.
Join us for a special edition of Saturday Storytime featuring special stories for Dad's Day!
All ages welcome, no registration required!
Join us in our Discovery Studio at 6:00pm. Bring your hooks and yarn. Work on a project or learn a new technique! No registration required. Program is free for Adults & Teens 13+
Join us for a special Juneteenth edition of Storytime & make a craft with us!
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.
Start streaming over 30,000 Hollywood feature films, documentaries, the Great Courses, and more on your TV, smartphone, or desktop.
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!
A premier resource for genealogical research, HeritageQuest is available both at public libraries and from home.
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.
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.
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!