SPECIAL ALERT : COVID-19 and Vaccination Updates


All library locations are available for curbside and telephone reference services this week.  Please contact the Fords Branch, Henry Inman, Iselin Branch or Main Libraries directly.

The Main Library's Children's Department will be open from 10 am to 5 pm Monday through Thursday, 10 am to 6 pm on Friday this week.

  • Try our new app, WPL on the Go!  Access to library services 24/7.
  • Browsing and borrowing in person will be limited to the Main Library location. The Fords, Iselin and Henry Inman library staff offer curbside pick-up of materials for WPL cardholders, print jobs and information assistance by telephone during hours of operation.

  • Contactless Library Card applications and renewals are available. Call us at 732-634-4450, x-5, e-mail Ask-A-Librarian or visit our Chat Service during open hours.

  • Click HERE to arrange for contactless Curbside Pick-up.
  • Branch Library book drops will remain open 24/7. 
  • Main Library seating and tables are limited.  Carrels will not be available to use at this time.
  • Please be advised that  Notary Public services are suspended for safety concerns until further notice.

We look forward to providing library services through these extraordinary times and appreciate your assistance in all efforts to maintain public health and safety in our libraries.

Concerning Library Hours:  WPL has not yet transitioned to our regular Winter schedule. Please check our hours on our website for up to date information regarding library schedules.

Visitor Guidelines

  • Masks are required and must be worn covering the nose and mouth at all times
  • Refreshments must be consumed outside
  • Practice proper hygiene
  • Maintain a 6-foot social distance
  • Visits are restricted to one hour in length
  • Whenever possible, please make payments for fines and fees using our online account system
  • Returned items are quarantined for 7 days, with no late fees charged for the quarantine period.