Reopening Page & Updates – Clark Public Library

Reopening Page & Updates

The library is now reopen to the public.

Temporary Hours:


  • Temporary hours:  Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.    Tuesday 9:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Saturday 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. *LAST ENTRY 30 MINUTES BEFORE CLOSING.

  • The hours between 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. are reserved for seniors & high risk individuals.

  • All programs will continue to be virtual until further notice. Please click here to see our virtual events for all ages.

  • As per the governor, we will be open to the public at a limited capacity. Ten people will be allowed in at a time for thirty minutes. There will be someone at the front door checking temperature’s and monitoring the number of people in the building at one time.

  • We kindly ask that you do not linger in the library and keep your visit to 30 minutes or less. 

  • Reminder: Unfortunately, at this time computers, study & meeting rooms, and photocopying are unavailable.

  • All people who enter the building over the age of 2 are required to wear a face covering.

  • Please “grab and go” while using the library. No lingering and no public computers will be available.

Curbside Pickup:


  • Curbside Pickup will continue Monday – Saturday, while the building is open. Please click here for Contactless Pickup instructions.

  • The library is now offering curbside pick-up. To place a hold please call 732-388-5999 and press 2 for reference. Holds can also be placed by clicking here The catalog is located on the top right corner of this page.  Holds are not ready to be picked up until you receive a phone call confirmation from the library.

  • To request a temporary Clark Public Library card, send an email with your name, address, email address, telephone number to circulation@clarklibrary.org.  A staff member will respond with your library barcode.

Returning Materials:


  • Can I return my books or materials?  Our book drop is open 24 hours located to the right of the front entrance.

  • Please place all materials in the library’s book return slot.  Please do not bring to the circulation desk so they may be properly handled and quarantined. No returns will be accepted inside.

  • No book donations at this time.

  • Unfortunately due to the library being closed & having to quarantine items you will see a slight delay of 7 to 10 days in the following: placing holds & returned items coming off of your card. No fines will be charged at this time. Thank you for your patience.

Library Card:


  • If you need a card, please send circulation an email at circulation@clarklibrary.org with the following information: your first and last name, phone, address, and birthdate. Or fill out our online form by clicking here for a library card. The library will email you a new card or you can pick up your card in person.

  • If you need a library card to access our online materials, need your card renewed, or your PIN reset, please email circulation@clarklibrary.org or call 732-388-5999

For any help please call 732-388-5999, send an email to reference@clarklibrary.org or chat with a librarian online. Click on the chat bubble on the lower right side to begin.

Mobile Printing:


The library is offering a new service called Libdata/Mobile printing that allows you to use email to print to the library from anywhere.

Click here to find out more information.

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