Welcome Back

We are continuing to reopen services. All changes will be noted here, please visit this page frequently to see what's new.

The Borough of Closter has mandated that face coverings continue to be worn in all borough buildings, including the Library.  For more information, click here.


Items requested from other libraries will not be checked out to you until you pick them up.  Therefore, it is important that you bring your library card whenever you come to the library.

Limited seating is available


We will continue to offer both indoor browsing and doorside pickup

The book drop is now at the front of the library
The indoor book slot is available
Material will no longer be quarantined

The Library is open

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday - 9-5

Wednesday - 9-7

Saturday - 10-2

Doorside pick up is still available during open hours.  Please call the library when you arrive. Make sure to wear a mask as you approach the door and keep safely distanced from staff and other patrons.


Safety Measures and Policies

These policies are in place for everyone's protection. 

  • Stay at home if you are sick – Anyone who has a fever, chills, cough, runny nose, or is otherwise not feeling well, or anyone self-quarantining should not visit the library

  • Wear a Mask – it is mandatory that all patrons ages 2 and up wear mask that completely covers the mouth and nose

  • Sanitize – Please sanitize your hands upon entry and before browsing the shelves

  • Follow Social Distancing – keep 6 feet from other patrons and library staff.  Follow staff guidance, posted signs, and floor markings to ensure adequate spacing. Patrons ARE NOT to congregate. If you happen to run into your neighbor or friend, please take your conversation outside the library.

  • Returning Library Materials – Patrons should continue to return items to the book drop located outside the auditorium door. Returned items are quarantined for 72 hours. You will not see your returned items come off your card immediately, and no fines will accrue during the quarantine period.

  • Children’s Area – the children’s area is open for browsing and checking out material

  • Family groups -- family members should stay together at all times. Parents with children must ensure they maintain social distance from others who are not their family.

  • Children – children age 13 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.

  • Computer use — computer use is available 

  • Copier is available.

  • Limited Notary services are available. Call the Library for an appointment before coming over.

If you have questions about any of this you can email or call the library.