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 »

  • Summer Assignment Help

    Do you need help finding a book for summer reading or getting started on your assignment? Children's librarian Liz will be here to assist you!
    Date: 8/25/2016     Time: 10:00 AM

  • Toddler Time

    Join us every week for singing, reading, and fun! Ages 4 and under with caregiver.
    Date: 8/31/2016     Time: 10:30 AM

  • 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 Thursdays, September 1 & 15.
    Date: 9/1/2016     Time: 6:30 PM

  • Kids Movie

    Join us for a children's movie. Refreshments will be provided. Call the library for the movie title.
    Date: 9/3/2016     Time: 2:00 PM

  • Adult Afternoon Movie

    Adult Afternoon Movie The Finest Hours(2016)PG-13, 117 mins. Based on the true story of the daring Coast Guard rescue attempt of 30 survivors of a destroyed oil tanker during one of the worst storms ever to hit New England.
    Date: 9/7/2016     Time: 2:00 PM

  • Welcome New 6th Graders!

    Join us after school on Thursday, September 8 in the Teen Circle! Check out all the resources we have available for you, now that you have been promoted from the children’s department! 4pm-5pm
    Date: 9/8/2016     Time: 4:00 PM

  • Toddler Time

    Join us every week for singing, reading, and fun! Ages 4 and under with caregiver.
    Date: 9/14/2016     Time: 10:30 AM

  • 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 Thursdays, September 1 & 15.
    Date: 9/15/2016     Time: 6:30 PM

  • Teen Screen Movie!

    Join us as we screen the second installment of the popular Divergent movie series. Allegiant will be shown in our auditorium at 5pm on September 19. All are welcome. Rated PG-13.
    Date: 9/19/2016     Time: 5:00 PM

  • Toddler Time

    Join us every week for singing, reading, and fun! Ages 4 and under with caregiver.
    Date: 9/21/2016     Time: 10:30 AM

  • Toddler Time

    Join us every week for singing, reading, and fun! Ages 4 and under with caregiver.
    Date: 9/28/2016     Time: 10:30 AM

  • Kids Movie

    Join us for a children's movie. Refreshments will be provided. Call the library for the movie title.
    Date: 10/8/2016     Time: 2:00 PM

  • Kids Movie

    Join us for a children's movie. Refreshments will be provided. Call the library for the movie title.
    Date: 11/5/2016     Time: 2:00 PM

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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.

Hoopla

Hoopla is a digital media service that allows you to borrow movies, television shows, and audiobooks via your web browser, smartphone or tablet!  Sign in »