About Us

Our History

Library History - The story of how we came to be!

Our Staff

Our Staff - Email addresses for dept. heads and the board.

Friends of the Library

Friends of EOPL - Make a difference. Join our Friends group.

Library Policies

Library Policies - The boring stuff but you have a right to know.


Newsletters & PR - Newsletters and press releases.

Local History

Local History - Take a closer look at the places in your city.

Our Mission

The East Orange Public Library helps people of all ages meet their informational, educational, and recreational needs by acquiring organizing, and assisting in the use of print and non-print resources.

Job Application

East Orange Public Library - a nice place to visit, a great place to work. Download a job application.

Bulletin Board and Handouts

The purpose of posting flyers or making handouts available in the Library is to inform people in the community about local educational, cultural and service-oriented programs.

Placement of posters and handouts is at the discretion of the Library Director, based on space available, time of the event, length of time the Library has had the material and the priority of the material as listed below. The Library will not accept for display or handout commercial, personal or profit-making information.

Community Bulletin Board

The Library will display posters providing information about events and issues in the following order of priority based on space available.

  1. Sponsored by East Orange Public Library
  2. Pertaining to City Of East Orange
  3. East Orange non-profit organizations and schools
  4. East Orange non-profit events
  5. Other New Jersey libraries
  6. State and federal government information
  7. Cultural, literary or consumer information


The Library will accept handouts of the above types of materials and multiple copies of local newspapers or magazines of an objective or general nature as space allows.

Note: items on display or available for handout do not imply endorsement by the Library or the Municipality.

Approved by Board of Trustees.