The library begins its summer schedule this Saturday, June 1, and will continue through Labor Day. Please take note of the changing hours.

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We are now open in our temporary locations!

The main library is under construction until late 2026

Summer hours begin June 1

Current hours:

298 Walton Avenue

Mon 8:30am – 8pm
Tue 8:30am – 5pm
Wed 8:30am – 5pm
Thu 8:30am – 8pm
Fri 8:30am – 5pm
Sat 9am – 5pm

Baird Center @ 5 Mead St.

Tuesday 10 am – 8 pm
Wednesday 10 am – 4 pm
Thursday CLOSED
Friday 10 am – 4 pm
Saturday CLOSED
Sunday 12 pm -4 pm


More details here




The Building Connections project has progressed to a new phase!

In a town hall meeting in April, Andrew Berman Architect presented updated renderings of the new library complex
See the latest renderings here


Watch presentation here


This project is supported by funds from the New Jersey Library Construction Bond Act, administered by the New Jersey State Library.



The library is now part of BCCLS!

SOPL patrons now have access to 78 area member libraries

Download the BCCLS app onto your smart-device!

More information here


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High-speed wireless Internet is now available anywhere around the building, 24/7

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Installation and maintenance of this wireless network was made possible through an ARPA (American Rescue Plan Act) grant.