New Genealogy Resource!



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. Check it out »

  • Colonial & Victorian Christmas

    Popular food historian and tea specialist, Judith Krall-Russo will share how some of our beloved Christmas customs, including decorations of holly and mistletoe, gingerbread and caroling, were handed from earlier times. Ms. Krall-Russo also displays some examples from those periods. No registration necessary. Light refreshments served following the program.
    Date: 12/10/2016     Time: 11:00 AM

  • Toddler Time

    Join us every week for singing, reading, and fun! Ages 4 and under with caregiver.
    Date: 12/7/2016     Time: 10:30 AM

  • Mad Science: Ages 6-9

    Experiment with science projects! For ages 6-9. Please call the library to register.
    Date: 12/7/2016     Time: 4:00pm

  • Friends' Goup Meeting

    The Friends of the Rahway Public Library will meet at the library at 6:30 pm on the second Thursday of each month. The next meeting will be held on:
    Date: 12/8/2016     Time: 6:30 PM

  • Preschool Mad Science

    Experiment with science projects! For ages 2-5. Please call the library to register.
    Date: 12/8/2016     Time: 11:00 AM

  • Storytime & Craft

    Join us for stories, song, and a craft. For ages 4 and up with a caregiver.
    Date: 12/8/2016     Time: 6:30 PM

  • Gingerbread House Decorating

    Come to the library to decorate a gingerbread house. For all ages. Space is limited so call the library to register!
    Date: 12/10/2016     Time: 2:00 PM

  • Chess Club

    Play chess with friends and local chess champion, Jack Silver. Don't know how to play? We'll teach you! For ages 6 and up.
    Date: 12/12/2016     Time: 6:30 PM

  • Toddler Time

    Join us every week for singing, reading, and fun! Ages 4 and under with caregiver.
    Date: 12/14/2016     Time: 10:30 AM

  • Afternoon Movie for Adults

    Hell or High Water (2016) “R” 1h 42min, Crime, Drama, Western Starring Chris Pine, Jeff Bridges, Ben Foster
    Date: 12/14/2016     Time: 2:00 PM

  • Evening Movie for Adults

    Hell or High Water (2016) “R” 1h 42min, Crime, Drama, Western Starring Chris Pine, Jeff Bridges, Ben Foster.
    Date: 12/14/2016     Time: 6:00 PM

  • Knit & Crochet Club

    Join us on the 1st & 3rd Thursday of every month. Bring your hooks, needles, 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, December 15 at 6:30pm.
    Date: 12/15/2016     Time: 6:30 PM

  • Junior Lego Club

    Build with the library's new LEGO DUPLO collection! For ages 2 and up. Please call the library to register.
    Date: 12/15/2016     Time: 11:00 AM

  • Polar Express Storytime

    Join us as we read The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg. Enjoy hot cocoa and make a craft! Children may wear their pajamas. Child must be accompanied by an adult. For all ages.
    Date: 12/15/2016     Time: 6:30 PM

  • Lego Club

    Build your own creation out of Legos! For ages 5 and up.
    Date: 12/19/2016     Time: 6:30 PM

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Museum Passes

Museum Pass is a new program that lets Rahway card holders visit the Newark Museum for free! For more information, click here.