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  Regular Hours -

   Sept. 2, 2015 - June 26, 2016

Monday, Wednesday
10:00AM - 9:00PM

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
10:00AM - 5:00PM

10:00AM - 2:00PM



Summer Hours -

   June 27 - Sept. 2, 2016
    Closed Labor Day weekend
        (Sat., Sept. 3 - Mon., Sept. 5)

Monday - Saturday
10:00 AM- 2:00 PM

Monday & Wednesday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Contact Us

Library Director
David Marks


Interim Youth Services Librarian
Denise Lester


Supervising Library Assistant/
Head of Circulation
Lynn Reiff

David Marks,  Lynn Reiff




                                                                 SUMMER HOURS

                     Monday - Saturday  10 AM - 2 PM
               Monday & Wednesday nights  5 PM - 9 PM


         BCCLS family vacation




     Summer reading 2016



            BEANSTACK IS HERE!!



                             Click here and follow the link to get started!


                 Adult summer reading - 2016CC



          Overdrive - beach
Click here for more information on BCCLS digital collections.       

BCCLS would like to know how you check out and download ebooks. 
              Please take a minute and fill out the following survey.
                          Click here for the survey.  Thank you!


                                              Reducing Stress the Zen Way
                                                                                          Haworth Library
                                            Mondays - July 11, 18, and 25 at 7:30

           In this day and age, who isn't stressed, tense, and anxious about things
     that were or things that will be?  In this introductory class to Zen meditation,
     longtime Zen teacher, and Haworth resident, Wally Koopalethes, will lead
     a group through beginning meditation techniques that, with practice, may
     help to relieve stress and tension in their lives.  By learning laser-sharp focus
     on breathing techniques and posture, the idea is that peace of mind and mental
     clarity will follow. 


          The class will discuss some of the basic principles of Zen, in addition to
    meditation techniques. Wally Koopalethes is a Zen teacher with over 35 years of
    experience and has taught classes throughout northern New Jersey. She studied
    at the Zen Mountain Monastery in Mt. Tremper, New York, and at Zen Garland in Wyckoff. 


       The classes will be held in the Community Room at the Haworth Library.  You do not
    need any previous experience with meditation to attend this class.  For more information,
    call the library at 201-384-1020.  







                                  Travel plans? 

     Exciting news! eBCCLS now offers 25 unlimited access Lonely Planet
     travel books.
These books can be borrowed by anyone at any time. 
     No holds and no waits.  Bon voyage!


     See the eBCCLS OverDrive site for the featured collection or click here.

     To get to the eBCCLS site, go to Then click on the tab
     for digital collections. Click on "ebooks" and then "Overdrive".
     Scroll down to the Lonely Planet books.




                  To view new books, Books  DVDsclick here.                                                                    

                  To view new videos, click here.




   Available now with your BCCLS Library card!

     For more information and to get started,
                     click here.



Access to digital magazines at your fingertips!

Read complete editions anytime and anywhere
                 on most mobile devices!

     For more information and to get started,
                         click here.




                           Provided to your library by RBDigitial.









          Please Help Support Our Library 



         Click here to see the Friends of the Haworth Library website.








Check Out a Museum!






The Intrepid Air &Space Museum



 hudson river museum

Hudson RiverMuseum inYonkers, NY




American Museumof Natural History

Your FREE entry to art, culture, entertainment, and so much more. Thanks to the
Friends of the Library, we have passes to several different NY museums. 
Haworth Municipal Library card holders, 18 years or older, in good standing,
can visit these museums for free. 

Please contact the Library at 201-384-1020 for additional details about this program.


We now have video games for the Wii, Xbox 360 and  Playstation consoles.  Come in and check out our collection.



The library has a small but growing collection of Korean books and DVDs. This collection is located behind the computers. Please feel free to offer suggestions to add to our collection.


Budget cuts are affecting public libraries nation-wide. These non-profit organizations are being forced to cut hours, lay off staff and even close their doors.

Click here (and enlarge) for reasons on why you should support your local library.


World Book Online - Designed specifically to meet the diverse needs of library patrons - from students of all ages to job seekers to curious adults - World Book offers unique content and features for every age and interest.  In addition to the entire World Book Encyclopedia, the site features hundreds of thousands of complete e-books and primary source documents such as Computer and Web Tutorials, How To...guidance, Government Resources, and Interactive Earth.

Introducing World Book Mobile - A wealth of information whenever and wherever you need it.  Find answers to your questions on the go; from your mobile device.  To get started, visit m. on your phone's browser.





Do you have an interesting collection to display? The Library display case is available to showcase your educational, cultural, or personal collections.  Space is available for one month intervals.  Past exhibits included collections of teapots, light houses, pez dispensers, pop up books, bookmarks, pens & more.

Please call David at 201-384-1020 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for details and availablity.






Many of our patrons have questioned why there is a line item for the library on their current tax bill. I want to assure you there is no additional tax revenue levied for the library. The New Jersey State Government has made it a state law requiring each town to separate the amount of money that the town pays toward the library from the municipal portion of the bill. This is not an additional tax, but what homeowners have been paying yearly.





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