Book Discussion Groups

Attention book-lovers!
If you like to read, review books, have fun and eat, please join us for “Bagels and Books”
Now Meeting the 1st Thursday and 3rd Monday of the month at 10:30 am
Free beverages and snacks

Next Meetings:

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Monday, January 16, 2017

Alzheimer’s 101

presented by Alzheimer’s New Jersey

Monday, January 30, 2017, 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.

There is no fee for attending this program, however, pre-registration is required.  To register, please call Alzheimer’s New Jersey:


A comprehensive overview for anyone who wants to learn about memory loss, Alzheimer’s disease, and other forms of dementia.  Information about risk factors and warning signs, steps to obtaining a diagnosis, and treatment options are discussed.  Planning for the future, coping with behavioral and other changes, and accessing community resources are also reviewed.

IRS GetReady campaign

The IRS has launched a “Get Ready” communications and outreach campaign to educate as many taxpayers as possible about steps they can take in December regarding changes that could affect their  ability to timely file their tax returns and get their refunds as quickly as possible.

See www.IRS.Gov/GetReady for more details.

Winter 2017 Story Time Registration!

Registration for the  Winter 2017 session is now ongoing!

Story Time will run from January 23 to March 18.
(8 weeks)

There is NO Story Time on Monday, February 20th.

Tiny Tots Story Time

  • Fridays
  • Saturdays
  • 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.
  • 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Totally Toddlers Story Time

  • Thursdays
  • Fridays
  • 1 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • 12 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Pre-School Story Time

  • Mondays
  • Tuesdays
  • Tuesdays
  • 5:30 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.
  • 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
  • 1 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

If you would like to be put on a waiting list for a class that is full,
please email Mrs. Ashley. Please indicate which class day/time you are interested in, your child’s name and age, and a contact phone number.  Thank you!

PALS Plus OverDrive 2016 Circulation Challenge

OverDrive 2016 Circulation Challenge

Help the Pompton Lakes Public Library and PALS Plus meet our goal of 50,000 digital checkouts!

If we win, you win!

All you need to do is checkout and read our Overdrive digital books! The more books we all read the better our chances of winning!

What do we win?

Content credit towards purchasing new digital eBooks and audiobooks for our collection!               

For help with Overdrive visit the Main Desk!


New Hours

Starting after Labor Day the library will be changing the hours of operation to the following:

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
  • 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
  • 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Rosetta Stone Library Solution

Rosetta Stone Library Solution is now available through your local library!
Improve your English or learn another language with Rosetta Stone Library Solution. This is an effective, easy-to-use program that allows you to learn a new language on your own time. Choose from 30 languages!

After entering your library card barcode, then your email address and password, choose the language you want to learn.


Hoopla is here!

The Pompton Lakes Public Library through the PALS Plus Consortium continues to expanded its digital library services by allowing you to instantly borrow digital movies, music, eBooks, and more, 24/7 with your library card!Hoopla - Instantly borrow digital movies, music, eBooks, and more, 24/7 with your library card

Currently, there is a borrowing limit of 5 items per month.
Movie and TV content is available for 72 hours (3 days) after borrowing.
Music albums are available for 7 days.
eBooks, comics and audiobooks are available for 21 days.

For additional information and help please visit