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Monday Night Music

12/11/2023 @ 6:00 PM

Join us December 11th at 6 pm in the library café for Monday Night Music. Our musical guest is Matthew Weisser. Open to the public and free to attend. Light refreshments will be provided.

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Lego Fun!

12/11/2023 @ 4:00 PM

Join us for Lego Fun! We will have Duplo lego for the little ones and regular lego for older kids. All ages welcome.

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Afternoon Movie at the Library

12/12/2023 @ 1:00 PM

Join us to watch "The Woman King" - Inspired by true events, this is the remarkable, action-packed story about the all-female unit of warriors who protected the African Kingdom of Dahomey with skills and a fierceness unlike anything the world has ever seen. PG-13, Runtime 2h 14m

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Toddler Time!

12/12/2023 @ 10:30 AM

Talk, sing, read, write, and play during this literacy readiness storytime. Ages birth - 5 with caregiver. No registration required.

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Teen Discovery Studio

12/13/2023 @ 4:00 PM

Let's have some fun during this festive time of the year! Join us after school in the Discovery Studio. Let's use up some leftover crafts, make balancing/rocking origami and design some crazy op-art! Jingle! Jingle! For ages 13-17

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Bilingual Storytime

12/13/2023 @ 10:30 AM

Come join us for our bilingual storytime! We will read a story in both English and Español!


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New Children's Fiction

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Hoopla Digital

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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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Our Location

2 City Hall Plaza

Rahway, NJ 07065



Email: info@rahwaylibrary.org

Our Hours

Monday 9:30-7:30

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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