The West New York Public Library

is located in the center of the town of West New York. The community has population about 52,912.

The 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.

Library Hours

M-T-Th 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM
W-F-S 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
* Closed Saturdays during the months of July and August.


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Toddler Time

Every Wednesday 11am – 12pm. Toddler Time program is available for children ages 1 – 3 years. A parent or guardian is required to come with during the program.  Click HERE for the details.


New ESL Class

New ESL Class: Learn English At The West New York Public Library. Registration Is Open. Click here for details.

Tutoring Program

Available to all West New Yorkers, Grades 1 through 6. Please contact the library staff Mr. Walter Popiel for details. Phone 201-295-5135 x7301.

Online Reading Program

Enjoy all the virtual programs that we have to offer. Don’t forget to subscribe to our YouTube Channel and happy reading!

Museum Passes

The West New York Public Library is participating in The Museum Pass Program that allows residents of West New York free admission to museums by borrowing our membership passes. The passes may be reserved by visiting the library Reference Department with an unexpired library card in good standing. The Museum Passes include 1. Children’s Museum of Manhattan 2. Brooklyn Botanic Garden 3. Thomas Edison Center at Menlo Park 4. Newark Museum of Art.

Please contact the Reference Desk by calling 201-295-5135 x 7302 or visit the library in person for details and how to obtain a free admission ticket.

Free EBook Reading

Click above to search and view our list of available ebooks.
How to Check Out Our eBook Collection

Read the Jersey Journal Newspaper

  1. Go to “”
  2. Click “Sign In”
    Enter user’s name:
    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.


(Search Library Materials)

  1. OPAC ( — Search West New York Public Library collection (under construction)
  2. JerseyCat ( — Search state wide libraries’ collection
  3. BCCLS ( — Search Bergen County Libraries’ collection
  4. New York Public Library ( — Search New York Public Library collection
  5. Library of Congress ( — Search Library of Congress collection

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