Florham Park Free Public Library – Photo by John Marelli Photography
The Free Public Library of the Borough of Florham Park is located on the grounds of the Borough complex. Expanded and renovated in 2005, this beautiful 16,000 square foot facility offers wireless internet access, two meeting rooms, and a collection of more than 46,000 books, periodicals and audio-visual materials. Membership in the Library provides online access to the catalogs of all the public libraries in Morris County through M.A.I.N (Morris Automated Information Network). People can request and renew online. Delivery to Florham Park of requested items from M.A.I.N. libraries and from libraries throughout New Jersey is provided. For information about the Library and the services it offers please visit www.florhamparklib.org or call 973-377-2694.
National Library Week is April 9-13!
There will be many fun and interesting events during National Library Week at the Florham Park Library. Events include a visit from Eyes of the Wild (4/10, 11-12), Local Authors’ Day (4/11, 3-6), Wednesday Night Storytime with a Surprise Guest Reader, and A Friday Morning Book Chat Coffee Hour. There will be crafts and films. This is just a small listing of events so be sure to check the links below for a more complete listing of activities.
There are also some other spring events happening as well. Be sure to follow the links below for additional information.
The Adult Spring Newsletter for the Florham Park Public Library
The Children’s Spring Newsletter for the Florham Park Public Library
Library Board of Trustees
The Library Board of Trustees is the governing and policy making body of the Florham Park Library. The Board is responsible for the use of the building and property, for personnel policies and hiring of staff, and for preparation and control of the budget. The Board consists of the following five members who are appointed by the Mayor for five-year terms and of the Mayor and the Superintendent of Schools or their alternates:
Library Board of Trustees / Term expires
- Donna Rose (President) 12/31/16
- Dr. Louis R. Gaydosh (Treasurer) 12/31/14
- Joseph Guerin, Jr. (Secretary) 12/31/15
- Robert Reimers 12/31/12
- Richard Thayer 12/31/13
- Scott Carpenter (Mayor’s Representative)
- Hilde Dyer (School’s Representative)
The Board usually meets on the third Monday of each month (except in August) at 7:30 p.m. in the Library. Meetings are conducted according to the Sunshine Law. Minutes of the meetings are available to the public upon request.