The Free Public Library of the Borough of Pompton Lakes
The Emanuel Einstein Memorial Library
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 - 5 pm
10 am - 5 pm*

*Closed Saturdays during : 
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Holidays Closed
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The Pompton Lakes Public Library will be CLOSED on Independence Day, Monday, July 4, 2016.
The next meeting of the Library Friends interest group is scheduled for Wednesday, July 6 at 6:00 pm in the library.

Topics of discussion will be the mission statement and by-laws.
The Pompton Lakes Public Library will be CLOSED on Saturdays from May 28 until September 3.

Saturday hours will resume on September 10, 2016.

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The Pompton Lakes Library has nearly run out of the old white and green library cards.

Starting March 1, 2016 a new library card design will be launched!

If you need a first time library card, lost a card, broke a key tag, or just want to get a Pompton Lakes Library card with the new design, stop by the library, with appropriate ID, anytime starting Tuesday, March 1 to get your new card!
New Pompton Lakes Library Card

During 2016 replacement fees will be waived, so why not stop by the library and get your new library card!
Bagels & Books at the Pompton Lakes Public Library, now meeting every 1st Thursday and 3rd Monday of the month!
Click here for more information.

Next meeting: Monday, June 20, 2016 at 10:30 am.
Pompton Poets
Next meeting: June 29, 2016 at 7:00 pm
Poets, writers, readers and listeners
join the Pompton Poets with George Pereny, poet, musician and educator.
Meeting at the Pompton Lakes Library 333 Wanaque Avenue Pompton Lakes, NJ 07442
See article, The muse & music saved this poet, in Suburban Trends, September 23, 2015

Click here for more information.
Thank you to the Pompton Lakes Woman's Club for their recent donation of $1,000 to the Pompton Lakes Library!
Photographs from the recent Pompton Lake PRIDE Facebook photo contest are on display at the Library on the main floor.
The Pompton Lakes Library is now OPEN on Saturdays, 10 am to 5 pm!
New Kids and Teens eBook and Audio Book portal now available!

PALS Plus for Kids eBook and Audio book Collection

PALS Plus for Teens eBook and Audio book Collection

If you have not do so already, please visit and bookmark the new sites or update your Overdrive reading apps.
The Pompton Lakes Public Library has expanded its services with eBooks, audiobooks, downloadable magazines available to enjoy from the library’s website. Library card holders can borrow popular digital media anytime, anywhere by visiting

For more information click here: MORE INFORMATION

Please update any old bookmarks or eReader links with the new address as that service will soon become unavailable.
Download eBooks, Audio books and Magazines to your computer or portable device
Access to Zinio downloadable magazines will end on April 30, 2015.

Magazines are available through Overdrive.
For more information click here.

To see available titles click here!
On March 16, the DigitalLibraryNJ site will be shut down completely. All existing holds and checkouts for PALS Plus cardholders will be transferred, by Overdrive to our new site - If you have not do so already, please visit and bookmark the new site.
Attention Open Borrowing Patrons:
As of January 1, 2015, BCCLS will no longer be participating in the Open Borrowing program.

What does this mean for you? Click here for more information
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.  
When it comes to eBooks, there's NOT eNOUGH
Ever wonder why many of your favorite authors are not available in an eBook or eAudiobook format from New Jersey libraries? The answer might surprise you.
For more information, please visit:
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, powered by OverDrive, are available,  please visit : 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.
Amazon Kindle is now compatible with  eBooks may now be downloaded to a Kindle device.  For further information and help please visit:

Download eBooks and Audio books to your computer or portable device
PALS Plus Digital Library
Now supporting Kindle Readers
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Download eBooks and Audio books to your computer or portable device
eBooks and Audio Books
for Teens!
Download eBooks and Audio books to your computer or portable device
eBooks and Audio Books

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