The Cranford Public Library is currently offering in-person browsing of the library's new collections, on-site requests for available library items, and Grab and Go contactless pickup service to library cardholders. Please stay tuned for further updates.

To read more about library hours and services here, click here.

Library Hours for Grab and Go Pickup

Hours for Grab and Go Pickup
Monday through Thursday: 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Friday: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Masks or face coverings required.
Social distancing practices mandatory.

Your library has . . .

Books – more than 100,000 titles
Books in Russian, Polish and Spanish
Children's books in Spanish
Adult Literacy and English as a Second Language collections
Magazines and newspapers – nearly 200 subscriptions
Books-on-tape
Books-on-CD
Books-on-MP3
Playaways (digital audiobooks)
Downloadable audiobooks (from eLibraryNJ)
Downloadable e-books (from eLibraryNJ)
Nook eBook reading devices
Large print books
Videos (feature films, instructional, and educational)
DVDs (feature films, TV series, instructional, and educational)
The Great Courses series on DVD
The Modern Scholar series on CD
The Drama Collection series on CD
CD-ROM programs
Foreign language cassettes and CDs
Compact discs
Museum passes
Puppets


What You May Borrow

FROM THE ADULT & YOUNG ADULT COLLECTIONS. A total of . .

Unlimited books
5 magazines
6 books-on-CD
6 books-on-tape
6 books-on-MP3
3 Playaways (digital audiobooks)
5 downloadable books (eLibraryNJ)
1 Nook eBook reader
6 videos
3 DVDs
3 Modern Scholar CD sets
3 Great Courses DVD sets
6 talking books
6 videos
6 compact discs
6 CD-ROM programs
1 or 2 museum passes (museum entry policies vary)

FROM THE CHILDREN'S COLLECTION. A total of . . .

Unlimited Books (4 on one subject)
5 Magazines
4 Books-on-CD
4 Books-on-Tape
4 Books-on-MP3
5 CDs
3 DVDs
6 Videos
4 CD-ROM
4 Puppets

LOAN PERIODS

Adult magazine – 7 days
DVD or video – 7 days
New adult book – 14 days
Recorded book (book-on-tape, -CD, -MP3, and Playaway) – 28 days
Downloadable book (eLibraryNJ) – loan period varies
Travel guide – 14 days
Interlibrary loan – 21 days
CD – 14 days
Modern Scholar CD – 28 days
Great Courses DVD – 28 days
Language tapes – 28 days
CD-ROM – 14 days
Children's puppets – 14 days
Children's recorded book (book-on-tape, -CD, -MP3, and Playaway) – 14 days
Most other materials – 28 days

RENEWALS

The library's automated system will automatically renew items that are eligible for renewal. The renewal limit for most items is two times. Items with reserve requests on them cannot be renewed. You can also call 908-709-7272 to renew an item, or renew online at http://catalog.cranfordlibrary.org/polaris. To renew online, you will need your library card barcode number and a personal identification number (PIN). If you do not have a PIN or have forgotten it, please stop by the main desk of the library or call the main desk at 908-709-7272.




Hours for Grab and Go Pickup
Monday through Thursday: 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Friday: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Masks or face coverings required.
Social distancing practices mandatory.