Important Announcement/Library Closure

For the week of May 10th the library will be closed due to the demolition of the old Clark Police Department. No fines will be incurred during this week.

  • Please do not return items during this time period. If your items are due this week you will not be charged a fine.
  • The library will be offering virtual programs, reference help, and digital services during the week of demolition. Please visit our website at for virtual chat or call 732-388-5999, press 1 and leave a message. Librarians will be checking the phone and virtual chat between 9:30am-5:00pm Monday-Saturday.

While the library is closed, the following area libraries have graciously agreed to let residents use their libraries for curbside pickup. Please check for further details about curbside pickup with other libraries. Services and procedures will vary between libraries, please call the libraries below and they will assist you.

  • Cranford Public Library: Call Cranford Library at 908-709-7272 to find out guidelines for Grab and Go services. Website: Hours for Cranford: Monday & Thursday 11am-9pm, Friday 11am-5pm, Saturday 10am-2pm
  • Scotch Plains Public Library: Requests for materials can be placed by phone at 908-322-5007 ext.204. You will not be able to place holds via their website. You will be notified by email or by phone when your items are ready, and you can call the library to schedule a pickup day & time. Once you have arranged a pickup day & time, your items will be available for pickup on a table near the library’s front entrance. The items will be in a sealed bag marked with your last name and first initial, checked out to you with a checkout receipt in the bag. Website: Hours for Scotch Plains:  Monday, Wednesday and Friday:  11am–1pm & 2pm–4pm, Tuesday, Thursday:  2pm–4pm & 5pm–7pm, & Saturday 11am–1pm & 2pm–4pm
  • Rahway Public Library: Call Rahway Public Library at 732-340-1551 to find out guidelines for curbside pick up services. Hours for Rahway: Monday – 10-2, Tuesday – 1-4, Wednesday – 3-7, Thursday – 10-2, Friday – 1-4, Saturday- 12-4 Website:
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