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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.

News & Announcements
Libby Has Arrived!
Libby by Overdrive is now available to our patrons for downloading audio and ebooks! Check out this video to learn more about how it works: The app is available at this website: If you need one-on-one help getting started, see our assistants Tami Jaegel and Scott Bergenfeld.
HOOPLA is Back!
HOOPLA is back for our patrons! Go to 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.
Weekly Adult Mat Yoga Classes
Enjoy an invigorating Adult Mat Yoga Class with Taryn and Kristin every Wednesday at 11:30 am. RSVP is appreciated. Please note: There will be no class on June 20 due to our Annual Book Sale.
Teen Takeover Murder Mystery
Teens can celebrate the start of summer break with a murder mystery-themed Teen Takeover Night featuring special guest magician Mark Zaccharia, food, games, and prizes on Friday, June 22, from 6 to 9 pm. Please note: This event is for ages 12+ only. RSVP 973-226-8636.
Summer Reading Registration & Ice Cream Party
Registration for the 2018 Summer Reading Program kicks off on Monday, June 25. ROSELAND RESIDENTS through 12th grade can also enjoy some free Gelotti's ice cream between noon and 2 pm. Not free on the 25th? No problem! You can register any day after! This year's theme is Libraries Rock!
Small Business Presentation
Claudia Yarborough of the U.S. Small Business Association will give an informative presentation on different resources available to small business owners on Wednesday, June 27, at 7 pm. RSVP 973-226-8636.
Adult Meditation Classes
Adult Guided Meditation classes are scheduled for Thursdays, June 28 and July 26, at 10 am and 7 pm. RSVP is appreciated.
Annual Summer Book Sale
Our Annual Book Sale, hosted by the Friends of the Roseland Free Public Library, is set for Wednesday & Thursday, June 20 & 21, from 9 am to 9 pm and Friday, June 22, from 9 am to 5 pm. Hard cover books $1, paperbacks/DVDs/CDs $0.50, or fill a bag for $8.
Walking for Fitness
This group fitness activity meets Mondays in June at 10 am. Explore different types of exercise and healthy recipes in a relaxed setting. Includes 20-30 minutes of low-impact exercise streamed on video (emphasis on walking), followed by a discussion. Ideal for beginning fitness levels. Bring towel and water bottle. Call to RSVP.
Chair Yoga Mondays
Join us for some chair yoga workouts (streamed on video) Mondays in May and June starting at 11 am. Call to RSVP.
NEW! Library Hiking Group
The first meeting of the new Roseland Library Saturday Morning Hiking Group is set for Tuesday, July 10, at 7 pm. Hit the trails, get fit, and meet new friends! First official hike will be on Saturday, August 4, at 8 am (weather permitting) and will continue every other Saturday. RSVP/more info: 973-226-8636 or
Matinee Mondays
Our next Matinee Monday on June 25 at 1 pm will feature "The Post," a 2017 historical political thriller about Washington Post journalists attempting to publish the Pentagon Papers during the Nixon era. PG-13, 1 hour and 57 minutes. Popcorn will be served, and no RSVP is needed.
Knitting & Crochet Club
Enjoy an evening of knitting and crocheting at the library on Monday, July 16, starting at 7 pm. New members welcome.
Important Delivery Update
Patrons may now have up to three book requests at once. If you have more, they won't be automatically cancelled, but you won't be able to place any new requests until you have less than three. BCCLS informational video:
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.
Library Book Club June Selection
The Roseland Free Public Library Book Club will meet on Wednesday, June 27, at 7:15 pm to discuss The Alice Network by Kate Quinn. This historical novel gives the reader a look into an all-female World War I espionage ring, including the betrayals and reverberations extending into the second World War. New members welcome.
Scott's Solutions: Classes by Appointment
Library assistant Scott Bergenfeld 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, call 973-226-8636.
Mobile Hotspots Available
Mobile Hotspots are now available for our patrons to borrow! Available to patrons 18 or older with a valid driver's license and Roseland Free Public Library card in good standing. 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.
Museum Passes Available
We have NEW museum passes to the Jewish Museum, Grounds for Sculpture, and the Children's Museum of Manhattan! Patrons can also borrow passes for themselves and/or their families for Montclair Art Museum, Morris Museum, The NY Transit Museum, The Jewish Museum, the Children's Museum of Manhattan, Grounds for Sculpture, and Imagine That!

June2018AdultCalendar (pdf)
June2018KidsTeens (pdf)
July18AdultCalendar (pdf)
July18KidsTeens (pdf)
Aug18KidsTeens (pdf)
Pie Baking Contest Entry Form (pdf)
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