The Rockaway Township Library, the heart of our community, offers an innovative and engaging public environment as well as resources to support the cultural, intellectual, and lifelong learning needs of the Rockaway Township community.
Supports the community’s personal and intellectual growth.
Collaborates with individuals and community organizations to meet residents’ library needs.
Seeks to provide open accessibility to all library facilities and its Web site.
Offers excellent and diverse collections and programs that respond to the changing community.
Improves the library experience by providing modern facilities and engaging new technologies.
Although it is customary to maintain silence in libraries, now is an ideal time to make some noise about the generosity that you and other patrons have extended to deepen the support that the Rockaway Township Library has long enjoyed. This vibrant community center is used by more than 100,000 people of all ages each year. They visit to experience literature, music, film, and art, but also to develop their job skills, improve their businesses, learn new technologies, and much much more.…
The Rockaway Township Public Library is planning to develop a new strategic plan and needs your help! The library seeks three members of the community to join its Strategic Planning Committee and help develop our road map into the future.
After the success of our last Strategic Plan it is time to once again consider what the library is doing well, where there may be gaps, and how the library might better meet the needs of the Rockaway Township community given the changing nature of media, informational technology and our community itself.…
Come to the library for an evening of festive music! The Jefferson Jazz band will play a variety of holiday classics combined with some jazz favorites as well! Registration is required.
Please come in, call 973-627-2344 or sign up online!
Join us at our historic Hibernia Branch for an afternoon of coffee, tea, and treats! Make and bring your favorite cookies to share, exchange recipes (if you choose!), and RTPL will provide the beverages!
*Please note we cannot guarantee that cookies will be peanut-free. All bakers should come with a list of ingredients used.*
Registration is required. Please call Hibernia at 973-627-6872, Rockaway at 973-627-2344 or sign up online!…
Come learn about Christmas traditions from the first Christmas to the Rockefeller
Christmas tree and how historical figures such as Charles Dickens, Queen
Victoria, and Saint Nicholas helped shape the Christmas season!!
Registration is required. Please come in, call 973-627-2344 or sign up online!
Mike Goonan & the X-Tiki’s band will be playing live at the Rockaway Township Library featuring a mix of love songs from the 60s! Come hear favorites such as Can’t Help Falling in Love, Unchained Melody, Stand by Me, Crying, and many more! Registration is required. Please come in, call 973-627-2344 or sign up online!…
Did you know the Emerald Ash Borer is a tiny insect that is killing approx. 25 million trees in Northern NJ? In this program, you will learn about the origins of the insect, its life cycle, and the current spread of infestation in NJ and across the USA. Registration is required. Come in, call 973-627-2344 or sign up online!…