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Welcome!

Welcome to the Roseland Free Public Library website! We are continuously working to update and include all the information you are looking for. Check back often for new events and information. Also, be sure to look at our pages and calendars for Children, Teens, Adults, Wellness, and Friends of the Library for extra events that may not appear on our home page.

To register for an event online, go to Event Registration on the right of our homepage.
Need more information? Call us at 973-226-8636.

LIBRARY HOURS: MONDAY-THURSDAY, 9 AM-9 PM; FRIDAYS, 9 AM-5 PM; SATURDAYS, 10 AM-3 PM

NO SATURDAY HOURS DURING JULY & AUGUST

 


News & Announcements
Pampered Chef Fall Fundraiser
Join us on Friday, October 25, from 6 to 9 pm in out community room for a Pampered Chef fundraiser to benefit the Friends of the Roseland Free Public Library! Discover a whole world of kitchen tools that will enhance your meal prep time. Online shopping is open now, and orders over $80 are eligible for a free gift - download the flyer on our home page for more details!
Wednesday Nite Bookworms
Our Library Book Club will meet on Wednesday, September 18, at 7 pm to discuss Where the Crawdads Sing, a murder mystery/romance by Delia Owens set during 1969 in a quiet town along the rugged North Carolina coast.
Children's Puppet Show
Don't miss That Big Bad Wolf, an endearing puppet show with a message by Pink Flamingo Puppets, featuring puppeteer Diane Koszarski on Thursday, September 19, at 10 am. Note: There will be no Book Babies or Learn with Me on this day. RSVP on our website, under Calendar - Event Registration.
Calling All Entrepreneurs
Are you thinking of starting your own small business, or are working to develop the one you already have? Claudia Yarborough, a representative of the U.S. Small Business Administration, will visit the library on Thursday, September 19, at 2 pm to give an overview of programs and services that are available to entrepreneurs/small business owners. Find out how you, as a business owner, can take advantage of many opportunities offered by the federal government. RSVP on our website.
Grief Support Social
"The Next Chapter," our informal grief support social, offers an informal setting for connecting with others who have experienced the loss of a loved one. Next meeting will be on Thursday, September 19, from 7 to 9 pm. No RSVP needed.
Nintendo Gaming Day
Enjoy a fun morning playing the latest Nintendo Switch games at the library on Saturday, September 21, from 10 am to noon. For ages 8 through teen. Participants may bring their own controllers. RSVP on library website.
Guided Meditation
Treat yourself to some personal time with a morning or evening meditation on Thursday, September 26, at 10 am or 7 pm. RSVP on our website.
Back to Basics Essential Oil Workshop
Geeta Lahiri returns with another hands-on workshop on Thursday, September 26, at 1 pm, where she will discuss the basics of essential oils. Participants will also learn how to make their own immunity rollers, muscle rubs, and sleep sprays to take home. RSVP on our website
Lego Robotics
Lego Robotics provides a perfect mix of building and coding for young innovators! Join us on Thursday, September 26 at 4 pm. For ages 8 through teen. RSVP on home page of website under Event Registration.
Wildlife and Nature Photography by Jane Aguilar Murphy
Wildlife and nature photography by Jane Aguilar Murphy will be on display in our community room through the end of September. Exhibit will be open during regular library hours.
Learn the Emotional Freedom Technique
The Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT), the simple process of tapping on the body's different acupressure points while repeating certain key phrases can help unblock energy or heal from emotional trauma. Class will be led by Bonnie Grossman, master EFT practitioner and co-founder of Spa for the Giver's Soul, an organization that provides professional development and leadership training, on Tuesday, October 1, at 7 pm. RSVP on our website.
Knitting & Crochet Club
Enjoy an evening of knitting and crocheting at the library on Monday, October 21, starting at 7 pm. New members, all levels welcome.
New Story Time Activities
TUESDAYS: Book babies at 9:30 am, Music & Movement at 10:30 am (interactive story time featuring streamed videos on a large screen for dancing and singing along with). WEDNESDAYS: Kids' light yoga at 9:30 am, Sing with Me at 10:30 am. THURSDAYS: Book babies at 9:30 am, Learn with Me at 10:30 am (learn letters, numbers, colors, and shapes through song). All programs suitable for ages 6 months and up.
Walking for Fitness Mondays & Wednesdays
This group fitness activity meets every Monday and Wednesday at 10 am. Jump-start your morning with a 45-minute low-impact workout that emphasizes walking (streamed on video). Also includes discussion and healthy recipe exchanges. Ideal for beginning fitness levels. Bring towel and water bottle. RSVP on website homepage.
Matinee Mondays
Our Monday Afternoon Movies resume on September 23 at 1 pm with the 2019 crime/comedy The Hustle. A pair of female con artists take a seaside town in southern France by storm. 1 hour and 34 minutes. No RSVP needed, popcorn will be served.
Chair Yoga Mondays
Join us for some chair yoga workouts (streamed on video) every Monday starting at 11 am. Bring towel and water bottle. Class size is now limited to 12. RSVP on website homepage.
De-Stress with Mindful Coloring for Adults
Escape the stress of everyday life and color your troubles away every Tuesday at 1 pm. Join us for an afternoon of serenity, coloring, herbal tea, snacks, and meditative music. RSVP on our website.
Weekly Adult Mat Yoga
Enjoy a mid-week stretch during our weekly adult mat yoga classes every Wednesday at 11 am. Led by certified instructor Danielle Masa. Bring mat, water, and towel. RSVP on our website.
Homebound Delivery Service
Stuck at home with an injury or other situation that makes getting to the library impossible, and are eager for a certain book or DVD? Try our Homebound Delivery Service! Call the library at 973-226-8636 and arrange to have your items delivered to your home! PLEASE NOTE: THIS SERVICE IS FOR ROSELAND FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY PATRONS WHO ARE ROSELAND RESIDENTS ONLY.
Reserve Your Museum Passes Online
Patrons can borrow passes for themselves and/or their families for Montclair Art Museum, Morris Museum, Grounds for Sculpture, The Golf Museum, and Imagine That! Please use our new online registration feature - look for the link in the Museum Passes menu on the tab above, under "Policies & Online Reservations."
Pay Your Fines Online
Roseland Free Public Library patrons can now pay any library fines online! Just go to www.bccls.org > My Account > Fines & Fees
Libby Has Arrived!
Libby by Overdrive is now available to our patrons for downloading audio and ebooks! Cut and paste this link on your browser to learn more about how it works: https://cc.readytalk.com/cc/playback/Playback.do?id=7bt56n. The app is available at this website: ebccls.overdrive.com. If you need one-on-one help getting started, see our library assistants.
HOOPLA is Back!
HOOPLA is back for our patrons! Go to www.hoopladigital.com and enter your library card information to download free music, movies, television programs, audiobooks, and ebooks with no late fees. Please note: each patron is entitled to any FOUR downloads per month at this time. If you need one-on-one help getting started, see our assistants Tami Jaegel and Scott Bergenfeld.
Leveled Reading List Books Available
Noecker Kids & Parents: We now have a list of books available at the library for the leveled reading system used at Noecker Elementary School. All you have to do is inquire at the Circulation Desk, and you can see a list of books at your child's current level that we have available.
Zac's Hacks - Computer Help
Library assistant Zac Cascio can show you the basics of Microsoft Word, Excel, and other tech resources Mondays or Fridays 9 am-noon. Safely navigate social media; create resume templates, letters, and spreadsheets; utilize cell phone, iPad, and Kindle features, such as calendars and more. Please note: RSVP needed for this drop-in instruction, go to "Even Registration" on the right-hand side of this homepage.
Mobile Hotspots Available
Mobile Hotspots are now available for our patrons who are Roseland residents! Available to patrons 18 or older with a valid driver's license and valid Roseland Free Public Library card. Each hotspot provides internet access for up to 10 devices. Reservations are on a first-come, first-served basis, and the loan period is 14 days. There will be a $5 per day late fee and $100 replacement fee if lost.


Pampered Chef Fall Fundraiser Flyer (pdf)
Pie Baking Contest Entry Form (pdf)
Calendar - Event Registration

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