502 Millbrook Avenue, Randolph, NJ 07869-3799
Tel: 973.989.7100 • Fax: 973.989.7076
Whether you walk through the library doors or use our online links, the library staff invites you to explore our offerings. Our mission is to provide services and resources to assist users in expanding their knowledge and talents, making informed decisions, enriching their leisure hours and enhancing their daily lives.
Library Board of Trustees Meeting
The Randolph Library Board of Trustees will hold their next regularly scheduled meeting on April 9, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. on Zoom. If any member of the public would like to participate, the pertinent information is: Meeting ID: 941 971 687, Password: 298198.
All Randolph residents are eligible for a Randolph library card. During our closure, you can use it to download materials and access other online resources. If you do not have a card, please call us at 973.895.3556. We will make you a temporary card.
Library Hours Update
While we remain closed to the public, we are adjusting the hours we are available via phone or e-mail. Our hours will be as follows:
Monday to Saturday: 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Randolph Library Update March 21, 2020
In accordance with the order of Governor Murphy (Executive Order No. 104) the Randolph Library, which has been closed to the public, will now no longer be circulating material.
It is not necessary to return materials to the library during our closure as we are fine free until we reopen or April 30, 2020, whichever is later.
You will still be able to utilize our many digital resources such as e-books, e-audiobooks, downloadable magazines, Tumblebooks and Tumblemath, etc. If you have trouble accessing these resources and for technical support please feel free to contact the library during our business hours at 973.895.3556 for assistance.
Our business hours for contacting us will be as follows:
Monday - Thursday: 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Friday - Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: 12 noon to 4:00 p.m.
Library Cancels Programs
The library is cancelling all programs through April 30. We will reassess as we approach that date. We will also cancel any outside organizations using our large meeting room through April 30.
The 2020 Census is Ready for America to Respond!
The 2020 Census is getting underway as the first invitations begin to arrive at the nation’s estimated 140 million households March 12-20. For the first time, nearly everyone will be invited to respond online, by phone or by mail. Visit the U.S. Census Bureau website to respond online
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
The New Jersey State Library’s Information Center has put together a guide with all of the most current information regarding the spread of this disease and its impact. View guide
New Test Preparation Materials
Visit our reference databases page to connect to Mometrix eLibrary. Mometrix provides materials and study guides for standardized exams including GED, GRE, Praxis, ACT, SAT, and many more. From home, you’ll need your library card number to login.
NJ Free Tax Assistance Locations
NJ 2-1-1 has a free tax assistance locations page that offers a listing of free tax assistance sites that are located throughout the state. The listing includes AARP Foundation sites, United Way VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) sites, and military tax assistance sites. The United Way VITA sites and AARP Foundation sites are open to the general public. Military sites are noted as such in each entry that is so designated. These sites are devoted to assisting military members and their families. They suggest checking back often to learn of new locations.
In response to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, library patrons will now be able to enjoy free access to the services below. Click on any of the graphics to be taken to the external website.
Take a Story Break with the Five Little Monkeys
Mrs. Reinhart reads Five Little Monkeys Reading in Bed by Eileen Christelow.
Henry “Hank” Shapiro
Hank is a regular performer at the library! Songs You May Remember
Take a Story Break! Starring Elephant and Piggie!
Mrs. Reinhart reads Should I Share My Ice Cream? by Mo Willems.
Everyone could benefit from some relaxation time. Try some chair yoga courtesy of Kitty Roma and the Randolph Library! You do not have to have a Facebook account.
A Cappella Quartet
A Cappella with Moderately Bright Four—doo wop, classic rock, standards, show tunes and barbershop. You do not need a Facebook account to view.
- Weis Cooking & Food Class: Super Salads
Friday, May 1
- Spring StoryWalk® with New Jersey Audubon
Saturday, May 9
- Weis Cooking & Food Class: Super Salads
Tuesday, May 12
- Ellen LaFurn: Fun with the American Songbook
Sunday, May 17
- Women’s Heart Health
Wednesday, June 3
- Master Gardeners: From Great Estates to Public Gardens
Tuesday, June 9
- Hitler’s Olympics with Evan Weiner
Wednesday, June 10
- Navigating the Educational System with Neuropsychologist Dr. Christine Ghilain
Tuesday, June 16
- “Cinderella’s Fairy Godmother” with Kit’s Interactive Theatre
Thursday, June 25
- Books & Bagels
- 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten
- Knitting Club
- STEAM Club
- Drop-In Crafts
- Yoga with Miss Lauren
- Bollywood Zumba
- LEGO Club
- Sing and Sign with Miss Beckey
- Kids’ MusicRound
- “Imagine Your Story” Summer Reading Club
- “Imagine Your Story” Teen Summer Reading Club