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Welcome!

Welcome to the new Roseland Free Public Library website. We are currently working to update and include all the information you are looking for. Check back often for new events and information. Also, be sure to look at our pages and calendars for children, teens, and adults for extra events that may not appear on our home page.
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News & Announcements
Rhonda Denet in Concert
Rhonda Denet, a Roseland favorite, returns with an afternoon concert of Motown hits on Sunday, June 11, at 2 pm. Stroll down memory lane with the sounds of The Chiffons, The Supremes, Aretha Franklin, and other legends.
Paint-A-Story
Valerie from the Coloring Room joins us at 11:30 am for a special storytime - paint small ceramics related to our stories of the day! Limited to 15 kids ages 2 & under. RSVP required!
Young Scientist
Kids ages 5 and under can learn the science behind ocean waves and make their own wave in a bottle on Monday, May 22, at 2 pm.
Matinee Mondays
Join us every Monday at 1 pm for a different movie and popcorn! May 22: Fences
Essex County Big Read & May Book Club Selection
Read the book that everyone is Essex County is reading, Silver Sparrow by Tayari Jones! The 2017 Essex County Big Read selection spins a web of deception followed by a big reveal: the explosive secrets from juggling both a "public" and a "private" family surface! Our Book Club will discuss this novel during its next meeting this Wednesday, May 24, at 7:15 pm, so get reading!
YA Comic Drawing Classes
Middle and high school students can learn how to draw comics, and how to develop characters and stories with professional artist Rick "Rickman" Celano every Thursday in May at 4 pm.
Author Visit: Bernard Beck
We welcome author Bernard Beck on Friday, June 2, at 6 pm for a presentation on his newly published novel, One American Dream. Combining the themes of immigration and Jewish heritage, this story follows 10-year-old Jack Rubin as he arrives in America from Poland and relentlessly pursues his quest to become what he considers "an authentic American." Discover the turning point when Jack realizes he finally achieved his dream!
Knitting & Crochet Club
Our Knitting & Crochet Club will meet again at 7 pm on Monday, June 19. New members are always welcome!
Museum Passes Available
Patrons can borrow passes for themselves and/or their families for The Newark Museum, Montclair Museum, Morris Museum, and (through June) The Intrepid.
Donations Wanted!
Donations wanted for a Friends of the Roseland Free Public Library's book sale on June 14 & 15! We accept books, CDs, and DVDs. No encyclopedias, magazines, or textbooks. Please bring your donations to the circulation desk during regular library hours. Books left out in the rain will be damaged.
Guided Meditation Classes
Our Guided Meditation classes are cancelled for May, but will resume on Thursday, June 8, at 10 am. Check the adult calendar for more upcoming sessions.


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