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The Vanishing of Carolyn Wells

3/13/2024 @ 6:00 PM

What ever happened to the story and legacy of Carolyn Wells? Why did the name of this highly accomplished writer of mystery novels become lost In time? Join us for a visit from Rebecca Rego Barry, author of The Vanishing of Carolyn Wells: Investigations into a Forgotten Mystery Author.

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Curbside Craft for Kids

3/2/2024 @ All Day

Curbside Crafts for Kids are small kits that you can pick up to assemble at home! Just ask for a "curbside craft" at the circulation desk! Available all week during library hours, while supplies last. A new craft will be released every Saturday for the upcoming week!

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Crochet Club

3/4/2024 @ 6:30 PM

Join us in our Discovery Studio at 6:00pm. Bring your hooks and yarn. Work on a project or learn a new technique! No registration required. Program is free for Adults & Teens 13+

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Toddler Time

3/5/2024 @ 10:30 AM

Talk, sing, read, write, and play during this literacy readiness storytime. Ages birth - 5 with caregiver. No registration required.

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Monday Night Music

3/11/2024 @ 6:00 PM

Join us in the library cafe March 11 at 6 pm for Monday Night Music with Matthew Weisser. Open to the public and free to attend. Light refreshments will be provided.

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Afternoon Movie at the Library

3/12/2024 @ 1:00 PM

Please join us as we watch this 2023 Oscar-nominated film, Oppenheimer. During World War II, Lt. Gen. Leslie Groves Jr. appoints physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer to work on the top-secret Manhattan Project. Oppenheimer and a team of scientists spend years developing and designing the atomic bomb. Their work came to fruition on July 16, 1945, as they witnessed the world's first nuclear explosion, forever changing the course of history. R, Runtime 3 hours

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Curbside Pickup Available

While the Rahway Public Library has reopened to the public, curbside pickup is still available. If you are interested in using this service, please put your books on hold through our online catalog. Once we have notified you that your books are available, come to the library and give us a call when you arrive. We will meet you on the loading dock underneath the building.

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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.

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Our Location


2 City Hall Plaza

Rahway, NJ 07065

Call:(732)340-1551

Fax:(732)340-0393

Email: info@rahwaylibrary.org

Our Hours


Monday 9:30-7:30

Tuesday 9:30-4:30

Wednesday 9:30-7:30

Thursday 9:30-7:30

Friday 9:30-4:30

Saturday 10-4

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