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M-T-Th 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
W-F-S 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Read With Us Online

A Reading Program

Enjoy all the virtual programs that we have to offer. DON'T FORGET TO SUBSCRIBE TO OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL AND HAPPY READING!

Read Across America

March is the month of Read Across America. Please join us by visiting www.wnyschools.net.

The West New York Public Library Public Library is located in the center of the town of West New York. The community has population about 45,768.

West New York Public Library offers a welcoming environment that provides relevant resources, services, and programs for all ages to support the community for lifelong reading, learning and enrichment.


The library remains inaccessible to the public until further notice. Some online services are available for book requests, virtual programs, phone/email reference, document printing (via email), etc., E-Books and Hoopla, a multimedia resources are available 24/7. Patrons can look up our catalog at wny.polarislibrary.com to find our collection, make a request online or call the library for their requests. The library staff will call you back for coming to pick up after the library filled out your request. During the library closure parents can follow the schedule below to participate in our virtual programs.

  1. STORY HOURS: Anytime on every Thursday, please click www.storylineonline.net. This program fits young kids with a variety of interests and subjects.
  2. READING WITH US: every Friday at 3:30pm. This program fits age 4 to 6. Our children's department staff has selected proper reading level and educational books to read. This reading program also can be open at any time and any day you like. The reading topics will be updated constantly. Instructions for READING WITH US ONLINE: Click here to begin to view and listen. The books the library selected are available through "hoopla" - a digital collection.
  3. MEET THE LIBRARY ONLINE: Every Tuesday at 3:30pm. This program involves reading, storytelling, music performances and other activities for preschool up to 3rd grade kids. The program requires signing up in advance via email to wnylb.ar@gmail.com. We will then send you instructions for logging in to participate in the program. For more information, you can contact the Children's Department by email to wnylb.ar@gmail.com or call 201 295 5135 x 305.

Click HERE for Town of West New York official website 

Do You Want to Read the Newspaper "Jersey Journal"? Here is "How"

  1. Go to "https://enewsjj.nj.com"
  2. Click "Sign In"
    Enter user's name: wnypubliclibrary.com
    Enter password: jjepaper1
  3. After you login to the library account, you are able to read the Jersey Journal digital newspaper.
  4. Please limit your reading time up to one hour. Close the browser after you finished reading.


Mayor: Gabriel Rodriguez

425 60th St. | West New York, NJ 07093 | 201.295.5135 (PH) | 551.257.6897 | 201.662.1473 (FAX)
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