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Welcome!

Welcome to the Roseland Free Public Library website! We are currently 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, and adults for extra events that may not appear on our home page. TO SIGN UP FOR AN EVENT, PLEASE CALL 973-226-8636.


News & Announcements
New! Scott's Solutions
Meet library assistant Scott Bergenfeld Wednesdays 9 am-noon starting November 1 to learn the basics of Microsoft Word, Excel, and other tech resources. Learn how to safely navigate social media; create resume templates, letters, and spreadsheets; make the most of your cell phone, iPad, and Kindle features such as calendars and more. No RSVP needed.
Pumpkin Palooza!
BYOP - bring your own small pumpkin - and let your imagination run wild as our beloved annual tradition of decorating pumpkins comes around again, on Thursday, October 19, at 4 pm. We will provide all the supplies you need for decorating.
Fall Festival this Saturday
Head over to the Roseland Free Public Library on Saturday, October 21, from 11 am to 2 pm for some family fun featuring a bouncy house, face painting, games, maze, and other fun activities! Costumes welcome. General admission is free. Food trucks will be selling lunch items such as hot dogs, empanadas, and other goodies. Donuts and cider will be on sale to benefit the library. Call 973-226-8636 to RSVP.
Pet Photo Contest Winner Announcement
The winners of the Pet Photo Contest fundraiser sponsored by the Friends of the Roseland Free Public Library will be announced at the Fall Family Festival, Oct. 21, around 1 pm. Prizes include gift cards to Choice Pet in Livingston and Furever Friends Pet Groomers in West Caldwell. Thank you to all who participated!
Dean Martin Musical Tribute
Dave DeLuca presents "That's Amore: A Century of Dean Martin," a one-man musical tribute to one of the most popular entertainers of the mid-20th century, on Sunday, October 22, at 2 pm. Call to RSVP.
Matinee Mondays
Monday Matinee resumes on October 23, at 1 pm, with The Zookeeper's Wife, a World War II drama released in 2017. Rated PG-13, runs 2 hours and 7 minutes. Popcorn will be served and no RSVP is needed.
YA Monday Movie Madness
Middle and high school students, take a Monday after-school break with our screening of Edward Scissorhands on October 23 from 4-6 pm. This 1990 movie is rated PG-13, and runs for 1 hour and 45 minutes. Call to RSVP. Popcorn will be served.
Lego Mindstorms for Young Adults
Our October session of Lego Mindstorms building challenge for young adults in middle and high school will conclude on Wednesday, October 25, from 4 to 5 pm. RSVP required. Please stay tuned for news about future building challenges!
La Bella Musica Italiana
Treat yourself to an afternoon of Italian Music with the Bella Musica Italiana ensemble on Sunday, November 5, at 2 pm. Call to RSVP.
Adult Meditation Classes
Join us for these Thursdays of Mindfulness: October 26 at 7 pm, November 2 at 10 am, and November 16 at 7 pm. Call to RSVP.
Adult Yoga Every Wednesday
Our weekly Adult Yoga class is every Wednesday at 10:30 am in the Community Room. RSVP is appreciated, but not required.
Knitting & Crochet Club
Enjoy an evening of knitting and crocheting at the library on Monday, November 20, starting at 7 pm. New members welcome.
Roseland Library Book Club
Our Book Club will meet on Wednesday, October 25, at 7:15 pm to discuss The Women in the Castle by Jessica Shattuck. Three widows and the children of Nazi resistance fighters create their own makeshift family in a crumbling, once glorious Bavarian Castle. Unsettling secrets are revealed, creating a complex web of challenges. New members always welcome.
Museum Passes Available
Patrons can borrow passes for themselves and/or their families for The Newark Museum, Montclair Museum, Morris Museum, The NY Transit Museum, and (coming soon) Imagine That!


Oct17KidTeenCalendar (pdf)
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Nov17KidTeenCalendar (pdf)
Nov17AdultCalendar (pdf)
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