Visiting the Library

Branches We are operating with limited hours. Get more information about our branch hours and locations.
Collections Patrons are welcome to browse the collection and check out materials during our regular open hours.
Search the collection and use downloadable items 24/7.
Computers Patrons are welcome to use our public computers, including Chromebooks, during our regular open hours.
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi is turned on 24/7 at all our branches, and can be accessed from outside most buildings even when we are not open.

Borrowing From SCLSNJ

Checkouts Available. Get more information about borrowing rules and limits.
For a contactless experience checking out materials, download the SCLSNJ App. In addition to checking out items you can also use our app to search for materials, put items on hold, and maintain your library account and those of other members of your household.
Bookdrops Available.
Overdue Fines We’re waiving new fines until December 31, 2021.
Holds Available. Get more information about holds.

Services

Programs and Events Virtual programs are available online. Get more information about our virtual programs.
Book Donations Not available. As a result of COVID-19 restrictions, we are unable to accept donations at this time.
Community Donations Not available. The Library will not be a collection site for community donation programs until further notice.
Exam Proctoring Available. Get more information about setting up in-person exam proctoring.
Friends of the Library Book Sales Not available. All book sales are suspended until further notice.
Notary Services Available. Get more information about notary services.
Meeting Rooms Not available.
Passport Services Available. Get more information about passport services.
Reference and Information Available. Visit, call, email, chat, or text.
Toys and Games Not available.