The Library will be
Closed Monday
February 18 for
Presidents Day!

Adult Programs
Explore our weekly, monthly and special events here
Mardi Gras Party!
Saturday, February 23 at 2pm


We're having a pre-Mardi Gras party! 

Dr. Dubious will be playing some swinging jazz tunes while we have king cake and refreshments. We'll also have beads for everyone and a fun photo booth with props! Come by for great music, food, and fun for everyone!


Please call or stop by the library to register!

Kanopy


The popular on-demand film streaming service Kanopy is now available for free at The Township of Washington Public Library! Library card holders can access Kanopy and sign up to start streaming films on instantly . Films can be streamed from any computer, television, mobile device or platform by downloading the Kanopy app for iOS, Android, AppleTV, Chromecast or Roku.
 
Kanopy showcases more than 30,000 of the world’s best films, including documentaries,  indie and classic films, foreign language films, The Great Courses, PBS and thousands of independent filmmakers.

Click on the image above to start exploring all Kanopy has to offer.

Crafty Night Out
Tuesday, February 12 at 5:30pm

Our popular craft night for adults returns this winter with a special Valentine's Day Paint Night at a special time! Bring your spouse, significant other, best friend, or sibling! Each person paints their own canvas and when the two are placed together, one image is formed! 

Space is limited - register today!

Our March Crafty Night Out will be Tuesday March 12 at 6:30pm - Wine Glass Tea Light Holders.




Please call or stop by the library to register!

St. Patrick's Day Party!
Saturday, March 16 at 2pm

Our annual St. Patrick's Day Party is back for another year of fun for the whole family! The Ridgewood Irish Dancers will be here to perform as well as a band playing classic Irish music. 

Irish Soda Bread and tea will be served as well, making this a wonderful afternoon of entertainment and snacks!​

Please call or stop by the library to register!

In January 2018, Governor Murphy signed Executive Order #4  requiring state entities to provide information to the public regarding the Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplace and ways to enroll.  The New Jersey State Library enhanced an existing research guide providing basic and extended information on the ACA. 

Click on the image to the left to be brought to this research guide. 

Regularly Scheduled Programs

Adult Coloring Group
Fridays @ 1:00pm
New studies have shown that coloring helps to relax and lessen stress. Join us for some relaxing music, coffee and snacks. All coloring supplies will be provided.

Gaming Club
Fridays @ 1:00 - 5:00pm
**NEW LOCATION: Town Hall Senior Center**

Seniors are invited to partake in a wonderful selection of games! BYO Snacks for an afternoon of fun! Hone your skills at one table or rotate to enjoy various card games, Scrabble, Mahjong, Canasta and more!

Genealogy Group
Wednesday  1/9, 2/13, 3/13
@ 6:30pm

Local genealogist Fred Voss will assist you in unraveling the secrets of your family tree!
Mat Yoga
Tuesdays & Thursdays @ 5:30pm

Bring your yoga mat or a towel and join in!  All levels of practice are welcome!
$5 per person/ per class





Senior Chair Yoga
January 17 - March 21
Thursdays @ 11am OR 12pm

Registration Dates & fees for next session:

12/20 for Residents
$20 for the session

12/27 for Out-of-Towners
$50 for the session

Please make checks payable to :
The Friends of the Washington Twp. Library

Afternoon Movie Matinees
Mondays & Thursdays @ 2pm

  • January 28 & 31: The Time Traveler's Wife ​(PG-13) 
  • February 4 & 7: Good Will  Hunting - Oscar Encore(R) 
  • February 11 & 14: The Bookshop (PG)
  • February 21: First Man (PG-13) 
  • February 25 & 28: Some Like It Hot (NR-1959)                                      

Monthly Book Clubs
Night Owls Bookclub
February 25th @ 6:30pm

The Memory Keeper's Daughter
 by Kim Edwards



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Mango Languages
Over 70 languages to choose from! 
RBdigital Books
Digital Magazines at your fingertips!
Hoopla
Borrow FREE digital video, music, and audiobooks with your library card. Limit 4 checkouts per month.
Digital Services
Kanopy
Kanopy showcases more than 30,000 of the world’s best films, including documentaries,  indie and classic films, foreign language films, The Great Courses, PBS and thousands of independent filmmakers.  Limit 5 check outs per month.

Can't make it to the Library?  Need something to read or listen to while waiting for your train?  The Township Library is pleased to provide several digital options for you to choose from. 
Overdrive/ Libby
Overdrive is back and better than ever!

Non- Traditional Materials
Our non-traditional materials are special items not typically found in a library setting.
We have featured technology, as well as housewares and specialty hobby equipment.
 Non-traditional materials have a two week loan period. Please return all items inside the Township Library and do not return items to another library or in the book drop.
Our collection includes:
  • Pre-loaded Kindles
    WiFi Hotspots
    Telescopes
    Baking pans
    Candy molds
    Gardening tools and seeds
    Knitting needle set
    Crochet hook set