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Welcome!

Welcome to the 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. TO SIGN UP FOR AN EVENT, PLEASE CALL 973-226-8636.


News & Announcements
Pet Photo Contest
Don't miss this Friends of the Library fundraiser! Find the "Friends News" on this page and download the Pet Contest Entry Form. Entries due by Saturday, Oct. 14. Prizes include gift cards to Choice Pet in Livingston and Furever Friends Pet Groomers in West Caldwell. Winners will be announced at the Fall Family Festival, Oct. 21, around 1 pm.
Author Visit: Mark Vogel
Get into the spirit of Halloween with Mark Vogel's presentation on Jack the Ripper on Friday, October 13, at 7 pm. Vogel, who wrote the novel The Ripper's Time, has also researched Jack the Ripper extensively, traveling as far as London, the legendary villain's stomping grounds! RSVP required.
Knitting & Crochet Club
Enjoy an evening of knitting and crocheting at the library on Monday, October 16, starting at 7 pm. New members welcome.
NEW DATE: Craft Club for Kids
NEW DATE: Our Kids' Craft Club will make homemade lip balm on WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 18, at 4 pm. Call to reserve your spot. PLEASE NOTE: This class is only for 8- to 12-year-olds.
Lego Mindstorms for Young Adults
Our Lego Mindstorms building challenge for young adults in middle and high school continues on the next two Wednesdays, October 18 and 25, from 4 to 5 pm. RSVP required.
Pumpkin Palooza!
BYOP - bring your own small pumpkin - and let your imagination run wild as our beloved annual tradition of decorating pumpkins comes around again, on Thursday, October 19, at 4 pm. We will provide all the supplies you need for decorating.
Filmmaker Erik Almquist
Enjoy a screening of two short award-winning films by up-and-coming filmmaker Erik Almquist of West Caldwell on Friday, October 20, at 7 pm, followed by a discussion. Call to RSVP.
Mark Your Calendars: Fall Festival!
Head over to the Roseland Free Public Library on Saturday, October 21, from 11 am to 2 pm for some family fun featuring a bouncy house, face painting, games, maze, and other fun activities! Costumes welcome. General admission is free. Food trucks will be selling lunch items such as hot dogs, empanadas, and other goodies. Donuts and cider will be on sale to benefit the library. Call 973-226-8636 to RSVP.
Dean Martin Musical Tribute
Dave DeLuca presents "That's Amore: A Century of Dean Martin," a one-man musical tribute to one of the most popular entertainers of the mid-20th century, on Sunday, October 22, at 2 pm. Call to RSVP.
Adult Meditation Classes
Join us for these Thursdays of Mindfulness: October 26 at 7 pm, November 2 at 10 am, and November 16 at 7 pm. Call to RSVP.
Adult Yoga Every Wednesday
Our weekly Adult Yoga class is every Wednesday at 10:30 am in the Community Room. RSVP is appreciated, but not required.
Roseland Library Book Club
Our Book Club will meet on Wednesday, October 25, at 7:15 pm to discuss The Women in the Castle by Jessica Shattuck. Three widows and the children of Nazi resistance fighters create their own makeshift family in a crumbling, once glorious Bavarian Castle. Unsettling secrets are revealed, creating a complex web of challenges. New members always welcome.
Matinee Mondays
Monday Matinee resumes on October 16, at 1 pm, with Baywatch, a 2017 action comedy film based on the popular TV series with the same name. Rated R, runs 2 hours. Popcorn will be served and no RSVP is needed.
Museum Passes Available
Patrons can borrow passes for themselves and/or their families for The Newark Museum, Montclair Museum, Morris Museum, and (coming soon) the NY Transit Museum and Imagine That!


Oct17AdultCalendar (pdf)
Oct17KidTeenCalendar (pdf)
Pet Contest Entry Form (pdf)
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