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News & Announcements

Roseland Borough Holiday Lighting Celebration
Celebrate Roseland Borough's official Holiday Lighting! Enjoy some bright lights, sweet treats, gaming truck, and other fun surprises - Eagle Rock and Harrison Avenues starting at 5 pm.
Library Board Meeting
The Library Board of Trustees will hold their next public monthly meeting on Monday, December 6, at 7 pm at the library. Agenda will be accessible under the Board tab of our website.
Holiday Trains Coming Soon!
Our annual holiday tradition, Mr. C's Holiday Train Exhibit, is set to begin on December 18. Specific times and dates will be announced soon. Thank you to the Friends of the Roseland Free Public Library for sponsoring this holiday favorite!
Check Out Our Staff Picks
Looking for a great book or movie? We have assembled some displays featuring staff member recommendations, which will be up for the rest of the year. Check them out during your next visit and discover some new favorites!
Our Mask Policy
In accordance with CDC recommendations, vaccinated patrons are no longer required to wear face masks indoors. We do request that patrons wear masks in our Children’s Area. Face masks must be worn indoors at all events for children 11 and under by all who attend.
Ongoing Book Sale
Visit our ongoing book sale to help benefit the Friends of the Roseland Free Public Library! Paperbacks are 50 cents, hardcover books are $1, and DVDs are 3 for $1.
Hotspots for Borrowing
Mobile Hotspots are available for patrons who are Roseland residents. Must be 18 or older with valid driver's license and RFPL card. Each hotspot provides internet access for up to 10 devices. Reservations are on a first-come, first-serve basis; loan period is 14 days. Late fee is $5 per day, replacement fee is $100.
No More Fines
We are now fine free, just return or renew on time! Late fees will still apply to overdue video games ($2/day) and hotspots ($5/day).
Mobile Self-Checkout
Patrons can now do self-checkout from their phones using the free meeScan app, give it a try!
Donate Books & DVDs
We are accepting book and DVD donations for our ongoing book sale to benefit the Friends of the Library. Items must be good condition, no textbooks. Please do not leave donations outside.
Curbside Pickup
Call 973-226-8636 to arrange curbside pickup. Call us when you arrive at the library, and we will bring your materials to your car.
Self-Checkout Is Here
Try our easy-to-use self-checkout station! Staff are available for assistance if needed.
Vox Books Are Here
We are excited to offer "talking" Vox Books to our young patrons! Learn more about these great children's books.
Electronic Resources
Your library card gives you access to a wide variety of electronic resources. Visit our Technology tab and BCCLS e-sources menu.
Homebound Delivery Service
Call the library at 973-226-8636 to have your items delivered to your home! Open only to RFPL patrons who reside in Roseland.
Leveled Reading List Books
We have book list aligned with Noecker Elementary School's leveled reading system. Please inquire at the Circulation Desk.

Staff Picks


Access ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines. Borrow up to FIVE titles at a time. Download the Libby app or visit online. Compatible with most eReaders, including Kindle.


Access books, audiobooks, movies, TV shows, and music. Borrow up to EIGHT titles per month. Download the hoopla Digital app or visit online.

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Wellness Website
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