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Expanded Service Hours


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Crochet Club

12/5/2022 @ 6:00 PM

Crochet Club is Back! Join us in our Discovery Studio on the 1st & 3rd Monday of every month at 6:00pm. Bring your hooks and yarn. Work on a project or learn a new technique! No registration required.

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Chess Club

12/7/2022 @ 3:00 PM

Join us in the Discovery Studio for some chess matches Wednesday, December 7 starting at 3 pm. Open to adults and teens 16+, all experience levels welcome. Optional to bring your own set.

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Classic Holiday Movie

12/8/2022 @ 2:00 PM

Get into the holiday spirit! Come have some cookies and hot chocolate while watching a classic holiday movie.

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Teen Winter Craft Workshop

12/12/2022 @ 6:00

Teens! Join us in our cafe area for a Winter Craft Workshop! Whatever day you celebrate during the winter months, have fun creating a craft of your choice! For teens ages 13-17 ONLY. Some supplies may be limited.

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Build Your Own Festive Gnome

12/14/2022 @ 4:00 PM

Join us in the Discovery Studio on Wednesday, December 14 at 4 pm for a gnome holiday craft. For adults 18 and over. Materials will be supplied and quantities are limited. First come first served.

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Appy Hour

12/15/2022 @ 11:00 AM

Let's talk all things apps. During this session, we will talk about our library apps such as Libby and Hoopla with a few surprises. We will cover how to get these free apps and instructions how to use them. If you would like help adding these apps to an Apple or Android device, please be sure your device is charged and you know the password.


Looking for the next great book to read? The matchmakers at the Rahway Library can help! Fill out this brief questionnaire about you or your child's reading interests and our staff will choose the perfect match for you.

Enchanced WiFi Capabilities


New Children's Fiction

New Picture Books


Hoopla Digital

Bringing you hundreds of thousands of movies, audiobooks and more, hoopla is a revolutionary digital service. From Hollywood blockbusters to best selling authors – not just the hits, but the niche and hard-to-find as well – hoopla provides you the freedom you've been searching for to experience, explore and enjoy what you want, when you want, and where you want.

Heritage Quest

A premier resource for genealogical research, HeritageQuest is available both at public libraries and from home.

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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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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