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We're now members of the Stella consortium! Your old credentials will no longer work. To access your account, please use your library barcode number and the last four digits of your phone number as your password. You can change your password after you log in. Still having a problem? Give us a call at (732)340-1551!


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Family Fun Night

6/13/2024 @ 6:00 PM

Come to the library & bring the whole family for fun, reading, and crafting at Family Fun Night!

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6/14/2024 @ 10:30 AM

Ages birth-4 can join us for our new Playgroup! Play with toys and meet friends. No registration required.

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Saturday Afternoon Jam

6/15/2024 @ 2:30 PM

Join us in the library café for Saturday Afternoon Jam June 15 at 2:30 pm featuring Wishy Washy. Open to the public and free to attend. Light refreshments will be provided.

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Curbside Craft for Kids!

6/15/2024 @ 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

6/17/2024 @ 6:00 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+ Want to get started before our club meets? Our beginner classes are available online! Beginner Crochet Classes

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Monday Night Music of Jazz

6/17/2024 @ 6:00 PM

Join us in the library café on June 17 at 6 pm for a Monday Night Music of Jazz. Artist featuring Monday Colors AKA 4 plus 1 jazz band. A Jazz quartet performing American jazz standards, bossa Novas, and jazz ballads for your musical enjoyment. Ron Scott on trumpet, Daijiro Okada on guitar, Jeff Cogan on bass, Jim Jacobus on drums. Free to attend and open to the public. Light refreshments will be provided

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New Children's Fiction

New Picture Books


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Overdrive - eLibraryNJ

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


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

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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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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Meet the Board of Trustees and staff. Read our policies. Find out about the history of the library, its evolution, and where it's heading in the future!


Our Location

2 City Hall Plaza

Rahway, NJ 07065



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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