Visiting the Library

The Library is located at 1927 Bartle Avenue, Scotch Plains, 07076. View us on a map and get directions.

Visiting the Library Now

  • For community safety, masks are recommended.
  • We do not currently have a copy machine, scanner or fax machine.
  • We do not have private meeting or study rooms available.
  • Seating is limited at this time. Visits may be limited to one hour if capacity limits are reached.
  • Please return books, DVDs and CDs to the outside book drop. This is a Smart Bin that will automatically check in most Scotch Plains items as they are dropped into the bin.
    • Please be sure that all DVD and CD cases are securely closed; any cases that cannot be closed, or other damaged items, should be brought inside and given directly to library staff.
    • Other items (such as tech devices and Health Literacy Kits) must be brought inside to return.
    • We ask that you continue to return Fanwood items to the Fanwood Memorial Library.
  • View our Services pages for information on computer use, printing, and more.

Contact-Free / Minimal Contact Options

Contact-Free Pickup

  • Requests for materials can be placed online via the library catalog or by phone: call 908-322-5007. 
  • To place a hold online, use your library card number and PIN (the last four digits of the phone number you provided to us.)
  • You will be notified by email or by phone when your items are ready and you can call the library to schedule a pickup day and time. 
  • Your items will be available for pickup on a table near the library’s front entrance.

Home Delivery Service

  • In partnership with the Scotch Plains Department of Parks and Recreation, the Library offers a weekly service to deliver and return materials to and from the Library.
  • This program is available for Scotch Plains residents who are 55 and over or living with a disability.
  • All participants must first register with the SP Recreation Department by calling 908-322-6700 x223.
  • Delivery can include books (regular and large print), DVDs, and audiobooks. Registered participants can call the Library to request materials or to apply for a library card.
  • Deliveries and returns are scheduled for Wednesdays.

Remote Printing

  • PrinterOn is a service that allows you to upload a document, or forward an email, which can then be released from the Library’s printer without using our public computers, minimizing your time inside.

Take-Home Tech