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.

Quiet Study Room Use Rules


  1. Adults - 9th grade and up
  2. Single individuals - no groups


  1. Sign In - Users must sign in first at Reader Service desk and note their sign-in time.
  2. This space is for "quiet work" only.
  3. Absolutely no Food or Drinks.
  4. No sleeping.
  5. No radios, CD, MP3, tape players, or other sound equipment, even with earphones (most current earphones still leak sound that could disturb others).
  6. No cell phone use.
  7. Cell phones must be turned off while in the Study Room.
  8. Maximum capacity - 10 people
    If more than 10 people wish to use the room at the same time, the individual that has been there the longest that day will be asked to relinquish his or her seat.

These rules established on October 2, 2003.