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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
Library Temporarily Closed
In accordance with current state mandates, the library will remain closed until the governor's executive order is lifted. We encourage patrons to keep materials at home. Due dates will be reset after we reopen. Delivery is suspended when a library closes (most libraries in BCCLS are closing). Patrons will not be able to request materials while we are closed. We appreciate your patience and support.
Take Our Library Survey
Take this library survey to help us learn more about what you would like to see at the library! Cardholders who are Roseland residents, complete this survey by end of March, and you will be automatically entered in a prize drawing. Link appears on the right-hand side of this homepage, or cut and paste the following link to your browser: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/TPFMNRF
Electronic Resources
The library may be closed, but your library card is still your ticket to many places! You still have access to our electronic resources. Cut and paste the following links to your browser and start your journey: https://catalog.bccls.org/polaris/search/misc/esources.aspx … and https://www.hoopladigital.com/
Temporary Virtual Library Cards Available
Roseland residents: If you don't have a library card but still want to take advantage of our electronic resources while we are closed, cut and paste this form to your browser and complete: https://catalog.bccls.org/polaris/patronaccount/selfregister.aspx?ctx=1&fbclid=IwAR3zQFjYMmcs6bsRwRh125Epazj0_S-jTc8KD-UXyPpSE-GFEGCCYLazCDM The card will be valid for the duration of our closure, at which point virtual cardholders will need to come in person to verify proof of residence.
Try Audible for Free
Great FREE resource from Essex County-based Audible: Essex County Executive Joe DiVincenzo's office and Audible are sharing stories.audible.com, a free streaming offering that allows anyone, anywhere to listen to hundreds of titles. Stories offers parents, educators, and caregivers a screen-free experience to look forward to each day. Selections in six languages available—English, Spanish, French, Italian, German and Japanese. No account or log-in required. Feel free to share with those in your community.
Free WiFi Still Available
f you need to get out for a breath of fresh air and need some WiFi, it is still accessible in our parking lot and patio. The WiFi is free and available from 9am to 9pm daily.
April Outlook
Governor Murphy's executive order calls for all libraries in the state to remain closed until the order is lifted, so our April programs are cancelled. Stay tuned for new dates.
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. HOMEBOUND DELIVERY SERVICE IS SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
Reserve Your Museum Passes
Patrons can borrow passes for themselves and/or their families for Montclair Art Museum, Morris Museum, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, The Frick Collection, Insectropolis, NJ State Parks, The Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms, and Imagine That! You can reserve your museum passes online by copying and pasting this link on your browser: https://www.museumkey.com/user/?code=rosenj07068
Book Donations Wanted
If you come across any unwanted gently used books this holiday season, donate them to the library for the Friends of the Roseland Free Public Library Summer Book Sale. Please do not leave your donations outside, bring them to the circulation desk. Your support and cooperation are much appreciated.
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.
Vox Books Are Here!
We are excited to offer "talking" Vox Books to our young patrons! To learn more about these great children's books, cop and paste this link to your browser: https://www.libraryideas.com/vox-books
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, please call the circulation desk at 973-226-8636.
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.
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.


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