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  • Summer Reading

    Summer has arrived at the Rahway Public Library Children's Department! To view a full list of this summer's programs and activities, click here!

  • Four Seasons of Rahway

    Attention all contestants! Please contact the library as soon as possible to discuss the future of the 4SR contest. Email

  • eLibrary NJ

    Download eBooks today! The Rahway Public library has signed on with eLibrary NJ to bring you an extensive collection of eBooks and downloadable audio. Browse their calalog and start downloading now!

  • Unmask Teen Summer Reading Program!

    Read for fun this summer! Write down whatever you read-books, magazines, summer reading assignment books, comics, graphic novels, e-books, anything! Hand in your completed reading challenge to the Reference Desk. All challenges will be placed in a raffle at the end of July. Win a prize!!
    Date:7/1/2015     Time:All Summer!

  • Every Child Ready to Read

    Toddler Time: Wednesday, July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 & August 5 at 10:30am Wednesday morning toddler time is continuing into the summer! Join us every week for singing, reading, and fun! These programs are funded in part by an early childhood reading grant from Target®.
    Date:7/1/2015     Time:10:30am and 6:00pm

  • Superhero Movies

    Watch superhero movies! Mondays in July at 2:00pm. 7/6, 7/13, 7/20 & 7/27.
    Date:7/6/2015     Time:2:00pm

  • Book Bingo

    Match up titles to win books and other prizes! This program is open to adults (age 18+). Everyone wins! One bingo board per person, per game. Wednesday, July 8 at 1:00pm.
    Date:7/8/2015     Time:1:00pm

  • Readers Circle Book Club

    Join us for the discussion of Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker by Jennifer Chiaverini. Wednesday, July 8 at 2:00pm.
    Date:7/8/2015     Time:2:00pm

  • Teen Circle Open House

    Join us in the teen circle for board games, cards, and computers! Come in. Relax. Wednesdays 7/8, 7/15, 7/22 & 7/29 from 11:00-12:00noon.
    Date:7/8/2015     Time:11:00am-12:00noon

  • Friends' Group Meeting

    The Friends of the Rahway Public Library will meet at the library at 7:00 pm on the second Thursday of each month. The next meeting will be held on: Thursday, July 9 at 7pm.
    Date:7/9/2015     Time:7:oo pm

  • DIY Thursdays

    Make something in the Teen Circle! Thursdays 7/9, 7/16, 7/23 & 7/30 at 2:00pm.
    Date:7/9/2015     Time:2:00pm

  • Superhero Storytime

    Thursdays, July 9, 16, 23 & 30 at 6:30pm - Read about the heroes who wear capes as well as those who help us every day like doctors, fire fighters, and our parents & grandparents, too!
    Date:7/16/2015     Time:6:30pm

  • Children's Movies!

    On Fridays, July 10, 17, 24, 31 & August 14, 21, 28 at 2pm, come to the library to see some movies on our own version of the big screen! Call library for movie titles.
    Date:7/17/2015     Time:2:00pm

  • Lego Club

    Build your own creation out of Legos! It will be on display in the library until the next week when you come back and build some more! Ages 5 and up. Mondays, July 6, 13, 20, 27 & August 3 at 6:30pm.
    Date:7/20/2015     Time:6:30pm

  • Summer Assignment Help

    Do you need help finding a books for summer reading or getting started on your assignment? Children's Librarian Liz will be here to assist you! Tuesdays from 10am-12pm all summer long.
    Date:7/21/2015     Time:10am

  • Scratch for Kids

    Create computer animations using a different language: a computer language! Ages 6 and up. Spaces are limited! Call or visit the Children's department to register. Wednesday, July 22 at 3:00pm.
    Date:7/22/2015     Time:3:00pm

  • Science Lab

    Paper Bridges: Using ordinary paper and our imaginations we will create super strong bridges! Thursday, July 23 from 1:30-2:30pm. Ages 6 and up. Spaces are limited! Call or visit the children’s department to register.
    Date:7/23/2015     Time:1:30-2:30pm

  • Coding for Kids

    Learn the exciting basics of computer code! Ages 6 and up. Spaces are limited! Call or visit the Children's department to register. Wednesday, July 29 at 3:00pm.
    Date:7/29/2015     Time:3:00pm

  • Science Lab

    Gliders: Ever wonder how a plane flies? This workshop will show you how as we build paper airplanes out of index cards. Thursday, July 30 from 1:30-2:30pm. Ages 6 and up. Spaces are limited! Call or visit the children’s department to register.
    Date:7/30/2015     Time:1:30-2:30pm

  • Superfood Recipe Exchange

    Take part in our recipe exchange as part of our monthly display in August. Submit your Superfood recipe by August 3. Recipe exchange will take place on Monday, August 10 at 6:30pm
    Date:8/3/2015     Time:6:30pm

  • Comic Book Creator

    Let your imagination flow while you create your own comic strip! Ages 6 and up. Spaces are limited! Call or visit the Children's department to register. Wednesday, August 5 at 3:00pm.
    Date:8/5/2015     Time:3:00pm

  • Children's Bingo

    Come to the Children’s Department to play some bingo and win some really cool prizes! Thursday, August 6 at 3pm.
    Date:8/6/2015     Time:3:00pm

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