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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
Friends of the Library Pizza Fundraiser
Order any menu item (except specials) from Frank's Pizza (14 Eisenhower Parkway, Roseland) Mondays-Wednesdays 4-8 pm now through the end of July and help raise funds for the library! Also good for Saturdays & Sundays 11 am-closing, but only for pizza, including gluten-free. Frank's will donate 15% of your purchase to The Friends of the Roseland Free Public Library (there will be no extra fees). Be sure to mention the Friends or bring the flyer downloadable on this website.
Matinee Mondays
We are closed on May 27 for Memorial Day, so our Monday afternoon movies will resume on June 3 at 1 pm with "Will You Forgive Me?" This 2018 crime drama is about a hard-working but broke author who resorts to forging letters by famous authors in a desperate attempt to earn more money. Movie runs for 1 hour and 47 minutes. No RSVP needed, popcorn will be served.
Author Visit: Tom Austin
Thursday, June 14, at 7 pm: We welcome author Tom Austin, who co-wrote the book Another Season: The Memoirs of Charlie Callelo with Callelo himself, the principal arranger for the popular '60s-'70s rock/pop band The Four Seasons. RSVP on our website under Event Registration.
Driving Clinic for Senior Citizens
Driving instructor Michael Moran will present an informative session especially geared toward senior citizen drivers on Tuesday, June 18, at 7 p m. Topics will include state re-examination, road test requirements, avoiding ticketing, common mistakes, driving law misconceptions, and other pertinent issues specific to older drivers. RSVP on our website under Event Registration.
Seeking Book Donations!
We need book donations for our upcoming Friends of the Library Annual Summer Book Sale, which will take place Wednesday, June 19 to Friday, June 21, during library hours. Please bring your donations to the circulation desk during regular library hours - do not leave outside.
NEW DATE: DIY Essential Oils Fathers' Day Gifts
Learn how to make some natural essential oil-based grooming products for dad this Fathers' Day on Wednesday, June 12, at 1 pm. Geeta Lahiri will conduct a class on how to make cologne, shave & beard oil, and hair wax. RSVP on our website.
Hypertension Presentation
Chiropractor Dr. Mohamed Al-Sayed from Care Chiropractic in Cedar Grove will give a presentation on hypertension on Thursday, May 30, at 7 pm. Guests will learn some practical approaches to help this common condition, as well as the scientific explanation of how blood pressure works in lay terms. RSVP on our website. RSVP on our website under Event Registration.
Take a Free Practice SAT Test
Take a free, full-length practice SAT test administered by C2 Education of West Caldwell AT THE LIBRARY on Saturday, June 1, from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm. To RSVP, please email the following to WEST.CALDWELL@C2EDUCATE.COM: student's name, school and grade in fall, and the best phone number/email. Be sure to arrive about 30 minutes early and bring a calculator. Test will be 3 hours long.
Yoga Returns to Library!
We are offering free weekly adult mat yoga classes on Wednesdays at 11 am now through June with certified instructor Danielle Masa. Bring mat, water, and towel. Please note there will be no class on June 19. RSVP on our website.
Fruit Art Photography Exhibit
Husband-and-wife creative duo Marshall Norstein and Elaine Durbach treat us to some funky fruit art in this new summer exhibit, on display in our community room starting Thursday, May 30, through the end of July. Meet the artists during a special opening reception on Saturday, June 8, from 2 to 4 pm. RSVP on library website.
All About Beethoven Musical Program
Learn all about the life, music, and accomplishments of the legendary classical composer Ludwig van Beethoven in another presentation by Dan Lupo of A-G School of Music on Sunday, June 9, at 2 pm. Program includes a live performance of different compositions by Beethoven . RSVP on our website under Event Registration.
Guided Meditation Classes
Treat yourself to some personal time with some guided meditation classes! Upcoming classes: Thursdays, May 23 & June 6, 10 am & 7 pm. RSVP on our website, under Event Registration.
Knitting & Crochet Club
Enjoy an evening of knitting and crocheting at the library on Monday, May 20, starting at 7 pm. New members, all levels welcome.
Spring T'ai Chi Chih
Spring T'ai Chi Chih with accredited instructor Lee Bergman will run Tuesdays through June 18. Beginners start at 9:30 am and returning students follow at 10:30 am. Class on June 4 will be held outdoors, weather permitting. $70 for all 10 sessions. To RSVP contact Lee directly at leebergman7@hotmail.com.
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.
Walking for Fitness
This group fitness activity meets Mondays 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. Note: This event will meet on both Mondays & Wednesdays at 10 am starting in April!
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.
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.


Frank's Pizza Fundraiser (pdf)
May2019KidsTeens (pdf)
May2019Adults (pdf)
May2019Wellness (pdf)
June2019Kids (pdf)
July2019Kids (pdf)
August2019Kids (pdf)
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