Scotch Plains Public Library

1927 Bartle Ave. Map

Scotch Plains, NJ 07076

(908) 322-5007


Library Hours (September – June)

Monday: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Tuesday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Wednesday: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Thursday: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday: 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Board Members


Evan Murray (Term expires 12/31/18)


Vice President

Thomas Russo (Term expires 12/31/21)



Jennifer Power (Term expires 12/31/21)


Board Members

Luisa Bianco (Term expires 12/31/17)

Carol Parks Clancy (Term expires 12/31/17)

Colleen Channer (Term expires 12/31/18)

Maureen LaCosta (Term expires 12/31/19)

Sheridan Falco (Term expires 12/31/20)


School Liaison

Jacqueline Mack


Township Liaison

Mayor Al Smith


Mayor's Alternate

Fawn Boone (Term expires 12/31/17)


Holiday Dates & Closings

The library will be closed on the following dates in 2016:


Jan. 1-2 (New Year's Weekend)

Jan. 16 (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day)

Feb. 20 (President's Day)

Apr. 14 (Good Friday)

Apr. 16 (Easter)

May 29 (Memorial Day)

July 4 (Independence Day)

Sept. 2-4 (Labor Day Weekend)

Oct. 9 (Columbus Day)

Nov. 10 (Veterans Day)

Nov. 22 close at 2 PM (Thanksgiving Eve)

Nov. 23 (Thanksgiving)

Nov. 24 (Abraham Lincoln's birthday)

Dec. 24-25 (Christmas)

Dec. 31 (New Year's Eve)


* The Library will be closed on Sundays during July and August. 


The Library will extend hours on the following days:


Primary Election Day: Tues., June 6 from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

General Election Day: Tues., Nov. 7 from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.


In July and August, the library will close at 2:00 p.m. on Saturdays and be closed on Sundays.


In addition, the library will extend hours on the following days:

June 7: 6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. (Primary Election Day)

Nov. 8: 6:00 a.m.. - 9:00 p.m. (General Election Day)



Board of Trustee Meeting Schedule 2017

January 28 July 19
 February 15  September 13
March 15 October 18
April 19 November 15
May 17 December 13
June 14  

* Meetings of the Board of Trustees are held at 7:00 p.m. in the office of the Library Director, unless otherwise indicated. 

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