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Encore Screening by Request

2/26/2018 @ 6:00 PM

I Am Not Your Negro (2016)PG-13, 1h 33min, Documentary. Nominated for Best Documentary Feature 2017. American author and activist James Baldwin’s last book; "Remember This House." was to be a revolutionary, personal account of the lives and assassinations of three of his close friends: Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr. At the time of Baldwin's death in 1987, he left behind only 30 completed pages of this manuscript. In the award-winning documentary, “I Am Not Your Negro” filmmaker Raoul Peck envisions the book James Baldwin never finished.

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Preschool Dance Party

2/27/2018 @ 11:00 AM

Dance to the music and play some instruments! Ages 6 and under.

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Toddler Time

2/28/2018 @ 10:30 AM

We will be talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing during this literacy readiness storytime. (for children 4 years old and under with a caregiver)

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Black History Bingo

2/28/2018 @ 1:00 PM

Match up historical figures to win books and other prizes! This program is open to adults (age 18+). Everyone wins!

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Crochet Club

3/1/2018 @ 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+) The club will be held Thursday, March 1 at 6:30pm.

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How do I Even Begin? Jamie Novak

3/10/2018 @ 2:00 PM

How do I Even Begin Sorting My Stuff? Organizer, author and funny person Jamie Novak returns to the library to help you get started. Learn some tips.Get Motivated. Have Some Laughs! No registration required, all are welcome!

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!

OUR LIBRARY

From a collection of over 100,000 volumes, to online databases and local history resources, the Rahway Public Library has something for everyone.

116,000+
TOTAL ITEMS

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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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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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