Beginning Monday, February 1, we are happy to announce that the Rahway Public Library will once again open Monday mornings at 9AM. We hope to see you!

Come in. Find out.

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  • Lego Club

    Build your own creation out of Legos! All Lego creations will be on display for the public to enjoy after Lego Club. Ages 5 and up. Monday, February 1 at 6:30pm
    Date:2/1/2016     Time:6:30pm

  • Celebrate the Legacy of Dr. King

    Artistically express yourself and continue the non-violent fight towards equality for all. Come decorate a "dream cloud" that will state your dream for the future. Program is all month long in the Teen Circle
    Date:2/1/2016     Time:All Month!

  • Crazy 8s Math Club

    Come to Crazy 8s, a math club unlike any other. We’ll play with marshmallows, get loud with straws, and even train to be spies. Tuesdays, February 2, 9, 16 & 23 at 3:30pm 3rd grade through 5th grade only. Call the library to register.
    Date:2/2/2016     Time:3:30pm

  • Every Child Ready to Read

    Toddler Time: Wednesdays, February 3, 10 & 24 at 10:30am. Join us every week for singing, reading, and fun! These programs are funded in part by an early childhood reading grant from Target®.
    Date:2/3/2016     Time:10:30am

  • Knit & Crochet Club

    Join us on the first Thursday of every month at 6:30pm. Bring your hooks, needles, and yarn. Work on a project or learn a new technique! Program is free for teens and adults (16+) The next meeting will be held on: Thursday, February 4 at 6:30pm.
    Date:2/4/2016     Time:6:30pm

  • Storytime & Craft

    For children in K-2nd grade with a caregiver. 6:30pm on Thursdays, February 4, 11, 18 & 25.
    Date:2/4/2016     Time:6:30pm

  • Sankofa Stories

    Master storyteller Shirley Johnson tells tales of the African Diaspora with drummer accompaniment. Join us for an assortment of Anansi, Sangura, Brer Possum, and other tales! All ages are welcome. Saturday, February 6 at 2:00pm.
    Date:2/6/2016     Time:2:00pm

  • Un-Valentines Afternoon

    Sick of all the red and pink hearts this time of year? Join us in the Teen Circle for an utterly un-romantic time! Make un-Valentine’s Cards, create a black rose pen out of duct tape, and of course, eat some chocolate. Thursday, February 11 3-4:45pm.
    Date:2/11/2016     Time:3:00pm

  • 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, February 11 at 7pm.
    Date:2/11/2016     Time:7:oo pm

  • 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, February 17 at 1:00pm.
    Date:2/17/2016     Time:1:00pm

  • Readers Circle Book Club

    Join us for the discussion of A Fall of Marigolds by Susan Meissner. Wednesday, February 17 at 2:00pm.
    Date:2/17/2016     Time:2:00pm

  • Second Baptist Church Emergency Choir

    Come celebrate African-American History Month with Rahway's very own Second Baptist Church Emergency Choirs, who will perform soulful gospels and spirituals. Saturday, February 20 from 10-10:30am.
    Date:2/20/2016     Time:10:00am

  • New Year New Book Group

    Come be a part of our new exciting evening book group on Monday, February 22 at 6:30. We will be selecting books for the year. Help us choose book titles and make new friends who also love to read a good book.
    Date:2/22/2016     Time:6:30pm

  • Kid's Bingo

    Play some Bingo and win some prizes! Friday, February 26 at 3:30pm.
    Date:2/26/2016     Time:3:30pm

  • Family Story Time

    Bring the whole family down to the library to hear some good stories. Saturday, February 20 at 2:00pm.
    Date:2/27/2016     Time:2:00pm

  • Black History Month Bingo

    This program is open to everyone. Learn some history and win a prize! Everyone is a winner!. One bingo board per person, per game. Saturday, February 27 at 2:00pm.
    Date:2/27/2016     Time:2:00pm

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Museum Passes

The Rahway Public Library now offers Rahway residents free museum passes to the Newark Museum and other participating institutions. To find out more, visit this page! For more information, call (732)340-1551 x. 229.

Masquerade Murder Mystery

Friday 3/4/2016 at 7PM. For more information and to purchase tickets, click here. For more information, call (732)340-1551 x. 229.


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