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.
If you are entering grades 8-12 in the Fall, are a Rockaway Township resident, & have the time to volunteer for 2 hours per week for 6 weeks, you may want to volunteer at the library this summer.
Teen volunteers work in the children’s room & sign up children for the summer reading club, log in the minutes spent reading and distribute prizes. Volunteers may also help out at children’s programs and prepare crafts for programs.
Back by popular demand! Mort Segal started working in the Catskills in 1943 and then went on to work for his father Jack Segal in booking entertainment for the resorts. Come hear personal stories from Mort about his roommate Buddy Hackett and his friend Joan Rivers. These stories will bring back memories of an era that no longer exists from a guy who does! Registration is required. Please come in, call 973-627-2344 or sign up online!…
The stresses of everyday life take a toll on all of us. As we age, we face even more new physical and emotional challenges every day. So how do we cope with all this change? Join us to learn what stressors can trigger a mental health issue and what community resources are available to help us achieve optimum mental wellness. Registration is required. Please come in, call 973-627-2344 or sign up online!…
Small Business Workshops are designed to assist small business owners in with New Jersey tax law. Learn about registering your business and Filing Sales and Use Tax Returns. Sponsored by the Division of Taxation at no cost. Click here to register.
Are you a new entrepreneur, experienced small business owner, or starting or running a nonprofit? Gale Small Business Builder is a step-by-step online planning tool for starting, managing and optimizing a business or nonprofit.…
Maya Ross is a fiction writer who met Holocaust survivor Abe Peck and was so fascinated by his tale of courage and survival that she set out to write his true life story. Come hear about Abe’s heart-wrenching saga of tragedy and loss as he was held prisoner in
Nazi camps. Registration is required. Please come in, call 973-627-2344 or sign up online!
As part of our continuing efforts to offer new and exciting educational and information services, the Library is thrilled to announce phase one of our School Age Weather Station. Made possible by the Friends of the Library in conjunction with a grant from Bob’s Discount Furniture’s Random Acts of Kindness program.
Our weather station will give the children of our community a hands on way to learn about the weather. Each week we will post a new engaging and educational assignment.