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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.




News & Announcements
Pampered Chef Fundraiser Through April 26
Pampered Chef fundraiser hosted by the Friends of the Roseland Free Public Library is still going on! Online shopping is open through Friday, April 26. Please check the "Friends" tab for the link to shop and for other details.
Yoga Returns to Library!
We are offering free weekly adult mat yoga classes on Wednesdays at 11 am starting May through June with certified instructor Danielle Masa. Bring mat, water, and towel. Please note there will be no class on May 8 and June 19. RSVP on our website.
Make Mothers' Day Essential Oil Gifts
Make some natural, essential-oil based products to pamper Mom (or even yourself!) during this hands-on workshop on Tuesday, April 30, at 1 pm with wellness educator Geeta Lahiri. Learn how to make some lavender bath salts, a Happy Mama roller, and Bouquet of Love lotion. RSVP on our website.
Take a Free Practice ACT Test
Take a free, full-length practice ACT test administered by C2 Education of West Caldwell. Test will take place at Roseland Free Public Library. 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. Arrive about 30 minutes early and bring a calculator. Test will be 3 hours long.
The Early Days of Television
TV, radio, and print journalist Evan Weiner walks us through the history of television on Wednesday, May 1, at 7 pm. Learn how the networks started and gave rise to "household name" personalities such as Milton Berle, Howdy Doody, Lucille Ball, and other stars of early popular shows. See how this medium has evolved and continues to leave its mark on society. RSVP on our website.
Drawings by Jerry Winick on Display Through May
Jerry Winick, proprietor and art teacher at Pencilworks Studio in Little Falls, is displaying a collection of his photorealistic pencil drawings in our community room now through May. Exhibit open during regular library hours. Winick has won numerous awards for his meticulous work, and his work has made its way into various museums and private collections in the New York metro area.
Chess Classes for Kids
Certified chess coach and instructor John Haggerty returns with chess classes for kids ages 5 and up every Monday through May 6 from 4 to 5 pm. Whether your junior chess player knows how the different pieces move or is new to the game, this class offers something for every level! RSVP on this website.
Guided Meditation Classes
Treat yourself to some personal time with some guided meditation classes! upcoming classes: Thursdays, May 9 & 23, 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. Classes on April 23 and June 4 will be held outdoors, weather permitting. $70 for all 10 sessions. To RSVP contact Lee directly at
Big Trains Coming to the Library
The Friends of the Library are excited to present a springtime train exhibit featuring Bill "Mr. Conductor" Cinque's standard-gauge train collection in our community room! Exhibit will be open to the public Wednesday, April 24, from 4 to 6 pm; Thursday, April 25, from 7 to 9 pm; Friday, April 26, from 3 to 5 pm; and Saturday, April 27, from 10 am to noon and 1 to 3 pm.
Story Time Now Offered Three Days a Week!
We are excited to announce that we now offer Story Times every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday - Book Babies at 9:30 am followed by Music & Movement at 11:30 am.
Matinee Mondays
Our Monday afternoon movies continue on April 15 at 1 pm with Dog Days, the 2018 comedy/drama about how a single dog manages to bring different people together and turn their lives around. Movie is rated PG and runs for 1 hour and 53 minutes. No RSVP needed, popcorn will be served.
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 > 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: The app is available at this website: If you need one-on-one help getting started, see our library assistants.
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.
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 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.

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