WELCOME TO THE RAHWAY PUBLIC LIBRARY

The Rahway Public Library has established a new borrowing policy. Click this box to learn more and to find out what forms of ID you will need to bring.

HOTSPOTS ARE HERE

Hotspot

Don't have internet at home? Going on a trip and not sure if there will be public WiFi? Then why not borrow a hotspot! A hotspot is a portable device that will allow you to connect up to 10 Wi-Fi-enabled computers or electronic devices almost wherever you are: at home, on the bus, or in the park. The hotspot works in any area covered by the Sprint 3G or 4G LTE network. See if one is available or put one on hold by clicking here. This program was made possible by a generous donation from the Friends of the Rahway Public Library.

FEATURED TITLES

EVENTS

Program Picture

Junior LEGO Club

11/19/2019 @ 11:00 AM

Come build with our collection of DUPLOs! Ages 2-5.

Program Picture

Toddler Time

11/20/2019 @ 10:30 AM

Talk, sing, read, write, and play during this literacy readiness storytime. Ages 4 and under with caregiver. No registration required.

Program Picture

Graphic Novel Book Club

11/20/2019 @ 4:00 PM

Read this month's book, Ghosts by Raina Telgemeier, discuss it, and take part in activities. You must read the book ahead of time in order to attend. If you have any questions, stop by the Children's Room, or call us at 732-340-1551 ext. 222.

Program Picture

Crochet Club

11/21/2019 @ 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+)

Program Picture

Friends' Group Meeting

11/21/2019 @ 7:00 PM

The Friends of the Rahway Public Library will meet at the library at 7:00pm on the third Thursday of every month.

Program Picture

Third Thursday Movie for Adults

11/21/2019 @ 1:00 PM

AMAZING GRACE (2019) "G", 1hr.29 mins. Featuring: Aretha Franklin, Rev. James Cleveland, Clara Ward, Rev. C.L. Franklin. The long-awaited documentary recorded in 1972, over two nights in Los Angeles, at the New Temple Missionary Baptist Church. The 29 year-old Aretha Franklin was at the height of her career when she performed these concerts celebrating her gospel roots. With the Southern California Community Choir.

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!

Come in, find out.

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.

START SEARCHING

FRIENDS OF THE RAHWAY PUBLIC LIBRARY



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!

GET INVOLVED

About



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!

FIND OUT

Our Location


2 City Hall Plaza

Rahway, NJ 07065

Call:(732)340-1551

Fax:(732)340-0393

Email: info@rahwaylibrary.org

Our Hours


Monday 9-8

Tuesday 9-5

Wednesday 9-8

Thursday 9-8

Friday 9-5

Saturday 9-5

Social Media