LIBRARY CLOSED
  
For anyone impacted personally by COVID-19, we send you our thoughts and best wishes. 
The health and safety of our staff and patrons is always our number one priority. 

In compliance with Executive order No. 104
the Library is closed during the COVID-19 pandemic for an undetermined amount of time. 

During this temporary closing, our staff is looking forward to connecting with our residents in fun new ways.  We are pleased to offer the below list of upcoming online programs for you and your families via our website and social media accounts.  The list will be updated weekly so be sure to check back !
 
Check out Books, audio books, magazines, and movies on Hoopla, Overdrive, Kanopy and RBDigital!
(Learn a new language with Mango Languages!  Kanopy has the Great Courses series!)

*NO ITEMS ARE DUE DURING THIS TIME*
​**Our Wi-Fi is still on at the Library, and is usually accessible in our parking lot for those in need**
As 

********** ONLINE PROGRAMS BEING OFFERED THE WEEK OF  **********
​MARCH 30th

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

March 30th

Adults:
Movie Chat 
2pm
FacebookLive 
with Allyssa
Allyssa will be chatting about a movie that is available for you to borrow on Hoopla.


Kids:
Bookclub
3pm
on Facebook Live
with Miss Marie
Miss Marie will show you some great Hoopla Books and do a Poll to Choose  what the first book club title will be!



Family:
Museum Monday
Every Monday Allyssa will share a tutorial to help will you started exploring a virtual tour of a museum! Great for history or art lessons, or even a virtual date night!
Note: this is a prerecorded posting that you can access anytime.
March 31st

Kids:
 Storytime
on Facebook Live with Miss Marie!
10am (2 year olds)
3:45pm (3+)



Adults:
Latte with a Librarian
7pm
on Facebook Live 
with Allyssa
Allyssa will be book talking some of her favorite titles- participation via chat encouraged!!!
 
April 1st

Kids:
Toddler Yoga
10am
with Miss Danielle
on Faceboook Live.


Bookclub
3pm
on Facebook Live with 
Miss Marie
Miss Marie will Name the winning book, and tell kids how to get it on Hoopla. She'll review some pre reading questions and tell you which chapters will be discussed  at the Friday meeting.   

Adults:
Book Cooks
12pm
Join Allyssa for meal prep from her kitchen. Even with limited ingredients, you can follow all sorts of recipes on the fly!

April 2nd

Adults:
Movie Chat 
2pm
FacebookLive 
with Allyssa
Allyssa will be chatting about a movie that is available for you to borrow on Hoopla.


Kids:
Quick STEM
3pm
on Facebook Live
with Miss Marie
Miss Marie will post a materials list on Monday!

April 3rd

Kids:
Friday Friends
10am
on FacebookLive 
with Miss Allyssa
Stories, songs and Rhymes for our youngest patrons that are sure to delight!


Bookclub
3pm
on Facebook Live
with Miss Marie
Time for our First Book Discussion! 
To see our FaceBook Live programs click on Library Facebook button below
- once on our page, selct VIDEOS on the left 

Should you need assistance during this time :
Renewing or getting a Library Card to access online services - email [email protected]
Information on Children's Services - email [email protected]
Information on YA and Teen Services - email [email protected]
With the Census - email [email protected]
Adding a Book to our Overdrive account - [email protected]
​General Questions - [email protected]

COVID-19 Information
Helpful information will be listed here as it becomes available.

Click Here for the NJSL Guide
to COVID-19
Coronavirus 24-Hour Public Hotline 1-800-222-1222
Click Here to visit the CDC website
Click Here for the Families First 
COVID-19 response Act
Italian Language Class
Returning at a new time! Mondays at 6pm
​​​
Postponed

Looking to learn a new language or brush up on your Italian? Bernardo Petrocelli is here to help! We'll be offering 8 sessions of class with this local ESL and foreign language teacher.
Attendance at every session is not required, but of course the more you attend, the more you'll learn!


Please register.


Trivia Nights!
More dates coming soon!
$10 Donation to the library to play! The battle of wits has begun. Gather your friends and join us for a night of trivia. BYOB (and dinner if you'd like). Light snacks and desserts will be provided. Please register your team by the Thursday before to ensure your space.
*Trivia Nights are for adults 18 years and older.*


Space is limited - please register! Call the library or click here to reserve your spot.



St. Patrick's & Pi Day Celebration
Postponed
​​
We have postponed our St. Patrick's Day party and will announce a rescheduled date in the near future. 


  
 
2019 Numbers to Know

 A brief look at how our Library did in 2019.
Hardcopies of the Annual Report can be found at the Circulation Desk.

Over
94 k

Over
9 k

71%

Over
946

Items were
Checked Out

People Attended Programs

of residents have Library Cards

Residents in the Summer Reading Club

Special Thanks to the Township of Washington Mayor & Council for their continued support .

2019 Donations made by
the Friends of the Library

2019 Library
Board of Trustees

Cindy Mazanec, President
Julie Keating, Treasurer
Jaclyn Hrbek, Secretary
Nancy Salvi
Mary Ellen Stickel
Fred Voss
Ray Gonzalez, Superintendent
Katie Fisher, Superintendent Alternate
Peter Calamari, Mayor
Elena Skinner, Mayors Alternate
  • Mango Languages Subscription
  • Supplies for the Local History Room
  • Senior Chair Yoga
  • Annual Mardi Gras Program
  • Annual St. Patricks Day Program
  • Family Summer Reading Events
Library Hours & Contact Information
Hours of Operation 
Monday - Thursday 9am - 8pm
Friday 9am - 5pm
Saturday 10am-5pm
Sunday CLOSED

Township of Washington Public Library
144 Woodfield Road
Twp. of Washington, NJ 07676

Phone: 201-664-4586