Last Updated: December 12, 2022
The Caldwell Public Library is now open to the public at our new location at 24 D Smull Avenue in Caldwell, NJ.
The Library entrance is accessible through the Smull Ave Parking Lot.
Hours for December 2022:
Mondays: 10 am - 5 pm
Tuesdays: 10 - 5 pm
Wednesdays: 11 am - 7 pm
Thursdays: 10 am - 5 pm
Fridays: 10 am - 5 pm
Coming in January 2023...
Expanded evening hours
Coming in February 2023...
Library Services - Updated 12/12/2022
Where to Browse/Borrow
Your library card provides you access to almost* all PALS Plus materials. In Essex County, that includes: Verona, Cedar Grove, Fairfield Public Libraries, and Belleville. Full List of PALS Plus Libraries.
In addition, you will be able to borrow at participating Essex County ReBL libraries.
Belleville Public Library
Bloomfield College Library
Bloomfield Public Library
Caldwell University Library
Cedar Grove Public Library
East Orange Public Library
Essex County College Library
Fairfield Public Library
Glen Ridge Public Library
Irvington Public Library
Livingston Public Library
Maplewood Public Library
Update on Using Roseland Public Library: Updated 12/12/22
Roseland Public Library has re-entered ReBL and once again welcomes Caldwell residents to walk in and check out items.
Paid Membership Updated 12/12/22
Paid membership fees for out-of-town cardholders will continue to be waived through January 31, 2023. Once the fee structure is reinstated, letters will go out to all current out-of-town members with advance notice of the change and instructions how to join/renew Caldwell Library privileges.
*Exceptions at this time may be non-traditional items, such as Museum Passes, WiFi Hot Spots, and Library of Things. If you know of someone needing a WiFi Hot Spot, please email our director at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Returning Books & Other Items Updated 12/12/22
The Book Drop is now open and in front of the Library Trailer in the Smull Avenue Parking Lot.
They can be returned to any of our neighboring PALS PLUS libraries: Verona, Cedar Grove, Fairfield, Little Falls among other libraries. Full List of PALS Plus Libraries
If you borrow items directly from a nearby library that is NOT in PALS Plus (such as Roseland), please return the items to the item's home library.
If you have any questions about an automated email or text message about library items or membership status, please reach out to us.
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