Welcome to the Jefferson Township Public Library


 Your library is a place where people gather to explore, interact, and imagine. We offer a variety of programs and events in addition to print and digital information that is free, available and accessible to everyone.

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Events for Adults: Create a Collage

Unleash your inner artist, and create a beautiful, framable 12" x 12" collage using old maps, book pages, magazines, scrapbook paper and a little bit of paint. Mixed Media Artist Claude Larson will provide the "how to," and all materials will be supplied by the library. (Upcycled Circles Collage, Wednesday, October 19, 6:30 PM)

This entry was added on 2016-10-11

Columbus Day hours

The library will open at 1 PM on Columbus Day, (Monday, October 10.) We will be open from 1 to 9 PM.

We will be closed in the morning, from 9:30 to 1 PM, for in-house training.

This entry was added on 2016-10-09

Library Seeking Trustee

Due to a recent resignation, the Trustees of the Jefferson Township Public Library are seeking a Trustee.

The Trustees of the Library are charged with ensuring that the community is provided with excellent library services.

The Library has nine Trustees. Eight of Trustees of are appointed by the Mayor with the consent of the Town Council.   The remaining Trustee is the Superintendent of schools.

Typically, a Trustee of the Library serves a five-year term.

Anyone interested in serving as a Trustee of the library should write a letter, by October 7, 2016, detailing their interest to Mayor Felter, 1033 Weldon Road, Lake Hopatcong, New Jersey 07489.

The Trustees of the Library, normally meet monthly, at the library, on the third Tuesday afternoon of the month at 4:00pm.   The next Trustee meeting is October 18, 2016.  Anyone interested in becoming a Trustee is encouraged to attend a meeting of the Trustees.

Any questions about being a Trustee of the Library can be answered by Seth Stephens, the Library Director.   He can be reached by e-mail:, phone:973-208-6245, or by mail 1031 Weldon Road, Oak Ridge, N.J. 07438

This entry was added on 2016-09-28

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