Franklin Township Public Library is now open to the public with limited services and a reduced capacity for Grab-and-Go. This means that a limited number of patrons can enter the library to browse the shelves, check out and return items, and pay fines.
Starting Sunday, November 1st, Curbside Pickup will be replaced by Front Door Pickup Service. See below for the full details.
Mobile print services and black-and-white copying are now available at all locations. Please see details below.
Grab-and-Go services will be available during our regular operating hours. For our full schedule please check here.
* Curbside Pickup services will end 30 minutes before the library closes or at dusk (whichever comes earlier). Curbside service may be unavailable during inclement weather.
Public WiFi continues to be available outside the building. WiFi coverage includes the parking lot in front of the building, the sidewalk in front of the lot, and the gazebo on the front lawn.
Pursuant with guidelines set forward by the State of New Jersey, the library reserves the right to close to the public again if mask wearing or social distancing measures are not adhered to, and/or if COVID-19 levels within the State reach an unsafe level. Barring further restrictions by State, Local, or Federal Governments Curbside Pickup services will remain available during any future closures.
You can request library materials via the following methods:
Patrons will be limited to twenty-five (25) holds per card and only Video Club members can borrow movies.
Please be sure to choose your pickup location when you place your hold(s).
You may pick-up library materials at the Circulation Desk or via our Curbside Pickup service.*
Curbside Pickup Services end 30 minutes before the library closes or at dusk (whichever comes earlier). Curbside service may be unavailable during inclement weather.
* Starting Sunday, November 1, 2020, our curbside service will be replaced by Front Door Pickup Service. Procedures for this new service will work like like Curbside Pickup except instead of being delivered to your vehicle items will be left on a clearly marked table in the library vestibule for you to pick-up.
Please return all items in the library book or media drops. Returned materials will not be checked in until after a 72-hour quarantine minimum.
All returns are back-dated by 72-hours to account for the quarantine period. All other fines are assessed as normal. Fines of $10 or greater can be paid via MY ACCOUNT.
Yes! Mobile print services and black-and-white copying are available at all locations.
For copy services please speak to a librarian.
Yes! Public computers are available by appointment only. For availability please call the Demott Lane Reference Desk at 732-873-8700 Opt 3. or the Franklin Park Branch at 732-873-8700 Opt 5. Please see the guidelines below for more information:
The library is following CDC recommendations for COVID-19 safety, including: