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HH Free Public Library  -- Official Web-site:
Index to HH Free Public Library Board Minutes

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Photo of the old Library that is located at 301 Division Avenue
New Library is now located at the New Municipal Complex, 320 Boulevard, Second Floor
Webcam of the new Library plaza and entrance

Hasbrouck Heights
Free Public Library
This is the un-Official web-site.

Phone Numbers:
General Information:  201-288-0488 or 201-288-0484
Reference/Fax: 201-288-6653  •  Children's Room: 201-288-8911

LIBRARY SERVICES - Reference and Referral
Book Reserves • Inter-library Loan
• Information and Referral • ESL Tutors • Book Discussions • Children's Programming • Tax Preparation Assistance for Seniors • Adult Programming • Meeting Rooms for Hasbrouck heights Non-profit Organizations • Notary Public • Catalog Exchange • Take-one-leave-one paperback rack

Access to Over 5.5 Million Items Through the Bergen County Cooperative Systems!


COMPUTER SERVICES
Please sign up at the nearest public service desk
There is a 30 minute limit -- if no one is waiting the user may continue
Printing is $0.15 per page, payable at the nearest service desk
All computers have Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel
You can use your own disks or purchase one for $1.00
As a courtesy to your fellow library users, the sound must be turned off.


SERVICE INFORMATION
All materials may be returned in the Book Box at any time of the day or night.  It is located at the Central Avenue Parking Lot Entrance.

Patrons must present their own bvaid library card in order to check out library materials.

10 minutes prior to closing: all public computers and the copier are shut down.  Five minutes prior to closing: All circulation computers are shut down and on more materials may be checked out.

Beverages are allowed in the Library with the exception of the computer centers.   Snack food is allowed in the Atrium and the magazine lounge areas only.  The reference wind is reserved as a bastion of piece and a haven of quiet. Let's keep it so.   Use of cell phones is allowed in the vestibule.


BORROWING PERIODS
Most materials circulate for 28 days and may be renewed twice either inperson or computer [www.bccls.org] or by phone -- unless reserved or another.

The exceptions include: (When in doubt -- check the date card in the item's pocket)
New fiction -- two weeks
Videos & DVD's-- One week - Borrower must be 18+, no renewals
CD's & CD-ROM - Two weeks
Audio books & Adult room magazines -- Two weeks


FINES
Books, books on tape, CD-ROMs, Read Alongs -- 10 cents a day
Videos & DVD's -- $1.00 per day
Videos not rewound -- fifty cents
Maximum fines for books is $5.00


REGULAR HOURS
Library Hours - September - June

Adult Room
Monday - Thursday 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday - Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00p.m.
Sunday 12 noon - 4:00 p.m.

Children's Room
Monday 11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday - Thursday 11:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m .
Friday 11:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday 12 noon - 4:00 p.m.

SUMMER HOURS - July - August Closed Saturdays and Sundays
Adult Room

Monday - Thursday 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Children's Room
Monday 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday - Friday 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

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News Clips


Whitman Visits Free Public Library
Five years ago at the Free Public Library of Hasbrouck Heights, Governor Whitman signed into legislation the Library Construction bill sponsored by Assemblywoman Rose Marie Heck.   This provided for $700,000 of support for this Borough’s Library construction project, and benefited dozens of libraries across the state in providing matching funds for construction, renovation and expansion.[Photo & story]


HH Library Trustees hold 2nd Annual Wine & Delights"
The Hasbrouck Heights Library Board of Trustees held their "Second Annual Wine and Delights" on Sunday, April 3 at The Ivy Inn. The sold-out event offered great food, good wine, pleasant conversation and songs by request by "Jerry" at the piano About 70 attended. The event raised over $3,100, and all proceeds went towards the introduction of wireless laptops in the library. [Story]



Heights Celebrates Chinese New Year 2005
[Story]




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Mimi Hui is 2004 NY Times Librarian of the Year
[Photo & story]





A Visit One Year After The New Library Dedication [Story]


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Free Public Library Dedication

The formal dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony for the Hasbrouck Heights Free Public Library
was held at 320 Boulevard on a snowy Sunday afternoon, December 14, 2003.
[Photos] [Mayor's remarks] [Library Director remarks]

Free Public Library On The Move
[Photos of move] November 17-18
, 2003



"Read To Achieve" Scores Big
NJ Nets superstars took on Hasbrouck Heights third graders from Corpus Christi, Euclid and Lincoln Schools at the Free Public Library  (Division Ave.) on Monday morning, October 20, 2003.
Reading won!  [Photos & Story][More photos]



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The Big Chair
The Hasbrouck Heights Free Public Library has a new addition to the Children's Room.   Children are welcome to come by and visit.  The Big Chair




Victorian Tea
Saturday, May 18, 2003  from noon to 2 p.m. at Neiman Marcus' Rotunda Room at the Garden State Plaza. Menu included scones with Devonshire cream and lemon curd, miniature chicken salad profitteroles, finger sandwiches, hand-dipped chocolate covered strawberries and assorted pastries --- accompanied by a custom blend of John Harney teas.  A brief talk about "The Traditional Victorian Tea; Etiquette, Food and Customs of a Bygone Era" was presented by Ms. Kim Hendrickson. [Photos]



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Semi-Annual Library Book, Bake and Street Sale
May 19, 2001, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tables were available for $15. [Photos]



[Current status] Proposed new Library and Senior Center

Gov. Whitman Signs Library Bill At HH Library
News Story        Photo Gallery 1        Photo Gallery 2    Photo Gallery 3

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