Books, music & more

Browse, Borrow and Go!

Beginning on Monday, September 14, the Library will be offering Browse, Borrow & Go hours by appointment for Scotch Plains and Fanwood library card holders. Please view our Updates & News page for information on how to schedule an appointment.

Bag of Books – Book Recommendations

Looking for something new to read? Fill out our Bag of Books form!

What’s New – New Books in the library!

Check out some of the new books we have available in the library!

Book Lists – Suggested Books

Antiracism Resources

View a list of recommended books and resources.

Let’s Celebrate Autumn!

Featuring books for toddlers and preschoolers – plus screen free activties!

If you like…

Can’t get enough Raina Telgemeier or Mo Willems? Check out our new If you like… then, try these book lists!

Hispanic Heritage Month

September 15 to October 15 is National Hispanic American Heritage Month. Check out these titles featuring Latinx characters!

Additional Book Lists

Electronic Books & Audiobooks

New Online Content
Check out new new digital on our eLibraryNJ/Libby account. Have a Scotch Plains card and want to make requests? Fill out our online form.

eLibraryNJOverdrive & Libby
Overdrive & Libby are the platforms used to download eBook and eAudiobook. The titles are a collection provided by libraries in central NJ, offering thousands of popular fiction and non-fiction titles. Since April 2020, the Youth Services Department has been purchasing additional content for SPPL Library cardholders.

Accessing Libby
Google Play
Apple App Store
Browser (Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Edge)
Accessing Overdrive
Google Play
Apple App Store
Browser (Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Edge)

Free ebooks about Covid-19
Thank you to the New York City School Library System for compiling these free ebooks about COVID-19

Scholastic Databases
Access more of our resources and our Scholastic materials.

World Book eBooks
Access a variety of ebooks with your library card – from non-fiction to classic titles!


Access your favorite magazines anytime, anywhere. Curl up and get comfortable. With Flipster you can read the latest issues of your favorite full-color magazines on your computer or mobile device.


A downloadable and stream-able music service from SPPL. All you need is your library card number for access to about 3 million songs, including Sony Music’s catalog of legendary artists.


Kanopy Kids
Kanopy Kids is offering FREE unlimited access kids to quality educational content like Sesame Street, Arthur, and even benefit from language learning series. Free access will be available for a limited time – must use an adult library card to log on (for details on how to log in view our Streaming Video & Music page).