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.

Fees for Service

The East Orange Public Library has as its mission the provision of free and open access to information in varied formats. However, there are limits to what can be provided with budgeted funds. Therefore, the Board of Trustees has determined that some services will be provided on a cost-recovery basis, passing the cost of these expanded services on to the user. Fees are established when the service clearly benefits an individual user, prevents reuse of materials, or requires exceptional staff time to provide (e.g., printouts from library databases, meeting room use). Fees may also be established for supplemental services, which are not within the scope of the library's basic mission, or to enhance a service that is provided as an alternative to an existing free service (postage for notification of reserved materials, rental copies of bestsellers). Fees will be reviewed by the Board of Trustees annually.

Approved by the Board of Trustees on 6/9/02.