The Emanuel Einstein Memorial Library The Free Public Library of the Borough of Pompton Lakes
Main Number: 973-835-0482
Children's Room: 973-835-5661

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10 am - 9 pm
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10 am - 9 pm
10 am - 9 pm
10 am - 5 pm
10 am - 5 pm*

*Closed Saturdays during : 
June, July and August 
Holidays Closed
Library News
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The Pompton Lakes Public Library will be closed on Friday, April 18, 2014. But will be open on Saturday, April 19th from 10 am to 5pm.
The Pompton Lakes Public Library would like to invite you to meet with local author Marianne Fasbender Previty on Monday, October 28th from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm.
Marianne is a longtime resident of West Milford. Her first published book "The Last Box" is based on 24 years of holiday newsletters. The book will be brought to life by a group of very talented local actresses as you follow Marianne and her family through raising children, family vacations, getting older and retirement.
Join us for a night of laughter, fun and refreshments.
Books will be available for purchase at a special discounted price.
*Bring your friends and do some holiday shopping*
Registration for Fall Story Time programs will begin on Monday, September 23rd at 10:00 a.m., in-person and online.
For dates and times click here.
Starting on Saturdy, September 7th the library will be open on Saturdays 10am to 5pm.
The Pompton Lakes Library will be closed on Monday, September 2, 2013 to celebrate Labor Day.
We will re-open on Tuesday, September 3rd with regular hours.
Wil Mara, Pompton Lakes resident and bestselling author of the new novel Frame 232, will be here at the library on MONDAY, JULY 15, at 10:30 a.m. There will be a discussion of the book along with a Q & A, and copies will be available for purchase and signing.
"Her mother kept the key piece of evidence to the Kennedy assassination a secret for 50 years. Now the secret's out - and she's on the run."
The Summer Movie schedule has been posted.
Our first movie will be "Monsters, Inc." and will be shown on Thursday, July 11 at 6:30 p.m. The film is 93 minutes long and rated G.
Registration for the 2013 Summer Reading Club "Dig Into Reading" and Story Time programs has begun.
The programs will run eight weeks and begin the week of July 1st.
The Pompton Lakes Library will be closed on Saturdays during June, July and August
Saturday hours will resume after Labor Day on Saturday, September 7, 2013.
The Pompton Lakes Library will be closed on Saturday, May 25, 2013.
The library will also be closed on Monday, May 27, for Memorial Day.
The Board meeting of the Pompton Lakes Library Board of Trustees scheduled for Monday, March 18, 2013 has been rescheduled to Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. in the Meeting Room
The /Home Improvement Reference Center/ includes magazine articles and reference content, as well as videos and images designed to help homeowners tackle home repairs safely. It provides the latest step-by-step information along with background information and basic tips on topics including electrical, plumbing, woodworking, outdoor projects, maintenance and decorating.

Patrons can access /Home Improvement Reference Center/ through June 30, 2013, by logging into EBSCO Host through this website. It is also available by visiting

In the wake of one of our state’s worst natural disasters, long-time library community partner EBSCO Publishing has generously donated the /Home Improvement Reference Center/™   to libraries in the New Jersey Library Network to aid residents affected by Hurricane Sandy. /Home Improvement Reference Center/™  is a resource which provides detailed, user-friendly, how-to information about home improvements and repairs. This valuable information will be available to library patrons as they rebuild to ensure those making their own repairs or faced with clean up or do-it-yourself renovations have the know-how to handle these tasks.
Celebrate the library's first 100 years with:
Food, Stories, Videos, & Explore a little history about the Library and Pompton Lakes.
When: Saturday, December 1, 2012 - 12:00 pm to 4 pm.
The Pompton Lakes Library will close at 5 pm on Wednesday, November 21, 2012.
On Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23 the library will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving.
THe library will be on on Saturday, November 24 during the regular hours of 10 am to 5 pm.
The Board of Trustee meeting scheduled for Monday, November 12, has been rescheduled to Monday, November 19, 2012.
Power to the Pompton Lakes Library has been restored and we are now fully functioning.
The Pompton Lakes Public Library will be closed on Saturday, October 27, 2012 for a staff event.
Any materials due dates for Saturday, will be extended to Monday, October 29th.
Please use the book drop to deposit materials.
Wil Mara - Tuesday, October 16th, 7 pm to 9 pm
Join Wil Mara at the Pompton Lakes Public Library for a Talk, Q&A and Booksining
The local author and long time Pompton Lakes resident will discuss his first new disaster novel since 2005's award-winning Wave, The Gemini Virus
All who purchase copies of The Gemini Virus will also receive the prologue to Wil's forthcoming 2013 suspense thriller
Wil Mara's Website
Pompton Lakes Borough Council Candidate Forum
October 17, 2012, 7 pm to 9 pm, in the Pompton Lakes High School Auditorium, 44 Lakeside Avenue
Sponsored by the LWVNJ-Pompton Lakes MAL and the Suburban Trends
Submit your questions to the candidates as follows:
US mail:
Mr. Matt Fagan, Editor
Suburban Trends
505 Main Street
Butler, NJ 07405
Questions received may be published in the Suburban Trends.
Saturday Hours (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.) will resume on Saturday, September 8, 2012
Library Board of Trustee meetings will start a half hour earlier, at 7 p.m., starting with the September 17th Meeting.
News 12 "On The Road" will be broadcasting live from Wanaque Ave. on Friday, June 8 starting at 5 p.m.
Library patrons are now able to place holds for "on order" materials that are being acquired by the library!
Holds can be placed on Pompton Lakes Library materials, marked "Being acquired by library" the same way as other holds.
When it comes to eBooks, there's NOT eNOUGH
Ever wonder why many of your favorite authors aren’t available in an eBook or eAudiobook format from New Jersey libraries? The answer might surprise you.
For more information, please visit:
The library will be closed on Saturdays, during June, July and August. Regular hours will resume on Saturday, September 8, 2012.
Download the BOOKMYNE app for Apple or Android mobile devices to search the online catalog, renew materials and place holds from your Android or Apple smart phone, iPad or iPod Touch.
The apps is available for Android devices at the Play Store or for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch (iOS 3.0 and later) from the Apple iTunes App Store.  
Circulation system and online catalog update (2/16/2012):
The circulation system and online catalog updates have been completed.
There is a new url to the online catalog:
Please update any bookmarks.
New and updated help files for downloading audio books and e-books from DigitalLibraryNJ, powered by OverDrive, are available,  please visit :
Book Discussion Group:
The next meeting will be held on Monday, February 27, 2012 at 10:30 a.m.  This meeting will be held on the 4th Monday of the month, 
as the library is closed for President's Day Monday, February 20th. 
Library schedule change:
The library will be closed Monday, February 20, 2012, for President's Day.
Wil Mara, local author and long-time Pompton Lakes resident will be speaking about his forthcoming book, “The Babushka Lady” at the Pompton Lakes Public Library on Monday, January 16, 2012 at 10:30 am.  Mr. Mara is author of more than 70 books including recent, popular adult titles “The Cut”, “The Draft” and “Wave”.  For further information please contact Joan McGrath at 973-835-0482.  The Pompton Lakes Public Library is located at 333 Wanaque Avenue.  You may also visit our web site at
QandANJ virtual reference service will end on December 31, 2011, due to lack of funding. update:
PALS Plus cardholders will not be able to log in if their library cards are lost, expired or barred.
Library cards will need to be in good standing to use the service.
Library schedule changes:
Monday, January 16, 2012 - OPEN 10 am to 5 pm
Amazon Kindle is now compatible with  eBooks may now be downloaded to a Kindle device.  For further information and help please visit:

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