Maplewood Memorial Library

51 Baker Street
973-762-1622

The mission of the Maplewood Memorial Library is to meet the educational, recreational and informational needs of the community. Our purpose is to enrich the quality of life of the residents of Maplewood.

The Maplewood Memorial Library:

    -Strives to instill a love of reading and books for patrons of all ages.
    -Provides a place for life-long learning, intellectual freedom and cultural stimulation.
    -Represents, through its collections, the diverse interests and points of view of the community.
    -Gives its patrons access to the global resources of the World Wide Web.
    -The Maplewood Memorial Library adheres to the principles of the American Library Association Bill of Rights and Freedom to Read statements.


Upcoming Events at Maplewood Memorial Library

Taste Test: Apple Donuts

Monday, Sep 16, 2019 from 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Maplewood, NJ
Read More »

Preschool Storytime

Tuesday, Sep 17, 2019 from 4:00pm to 4:30pm
Hilton Branch Library
Maplewood, NJ
Read More »

Baby Lit

Wednesday, Sep 18, 2019 from 11:00am to 11:30am
Hilton Branch Library
Maplewood, NJ
Read More »

Lego Challenge

Wednesday, Sep 18, 2019 from 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Hilton Branch Library
Maplewood, NJ
Read More »

Pollinator-Palooza

Saturday, Sep 21, 2019 from 11:00am to 12:00pm
Hilton Branch Library
Maplewood, NJ
Read More »

Start with Hello

Monday, Sep 23, 2019 from 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Maplewood, NJ
Read More »

Recent News

Maplewood Memorial Library Program - March 2019

Click Here to View the Information about Maplewood Memorial Library Program -…

Read More »

Maplewood Memorial Library Program - February 2019

Click Here to View the Information about Maplewood Memorial Library Program -…

Read More »

Health Literacy Bags are Now Available at Maplewood Library

Maplewood Library is partnering with the Overlook Medical Center and Morristown Medical Center libraries in a program to provide resources to help improve health and health literacy in our community. These resources are packed into Health Literacy…

Read More »

Maplewood Memorial Library Program - November 2018

Click Here to View the Information about Maplewood Memorial Library Program -…

Read More »

Maplewood Memorial Library Program - October, 2018

Click Here to View the Information about Maplewood Memorial Library Program -…

Read More »

Summer Reading Programs Starts on June 18, 2018

The theme for the 2018 Summer Reading Program is LIBRARIES ROCK! We have programs and prizes for kids, teens and adults.ADULTSPick up prize entries at Main Library or Hilton Branch. Every book read = one entry. You can enter every time you finish a…

Read More »

Maplewood Memorial Library Program - April,2018

Click Here To View the Information Maplewood Memorial Library Program…

Read More »

No BCCLS Holds December 15 to January 4, 2017

We're transitioning to a NEW BCCLS DELIVERY SYSTEM effective January, 2018.WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW: - You will not be able to place holds from December 15th through January 4th.- Any existing requests will be processed during this time, but please be…

Read More »

Electrical Repairs at Memorial Library

Due to necessary electrical repairs, Maplewood Main Library will be closed on Friday, August 4th and Saturday, August 5th. To accommodate our patrons, the Hilton Branch will be open August 4th from 9 am to 5 pm and August 5th from 10 am to…

Read More »

Attention eBook Users: We're Switching to Cloud Library

Maplewood Memorial Library On May 16, our eBooks and eAudiobooks will be moving to a new platform.  BCCLS will no longer subscribe to Overdrive, and will move to cloudLibrary instead. Our Overdrive subscription will end on May 15, and the next day…

Read More »

Library Trustees Select Architectural Firm for a 21st Century Library

Moving forward with its vision of creating a 21st century library, the Maplewood Memorial Library Board of Trustees has awarded a contract to Sage and Coombe Architects LLP to create a conceptual design for the Main Library at 51 Baker Street. The…

Read More »

Maplewood Memorial Library Summer Updates and Fall Preview of 2016

ADULT PROGRAMS:Professionals in TransitionMonday, August 8 10 am to Noon at Main Library Free Adult Health Screenings: Wednesday, August 10 10:30-12 at Main LibraryBlood pressure and carotid bruit screening, medication, weight & health…

Read More »

Summer Weekend Hours

Summer weekend hours for Maplewood Library will be in effect as of  Saturday, July 2. They are as follows:Main LibrarySaturdays 10 am to 1 pm / Sundays closedHilton BranchSaturdays and Sundays: closedRegular weekend hours will resume on Saturday,…

Read More »

Maplewood Library RFQ: Architectural Services for Conceptual Design

Maplewood Library is planning for the future.On February 19, 2016 Maplewood Memorial Library issued a  Request for Qualifications (RFQ): Architectural Services for Conceptual Design.  The RFQ and related information can be found on the Maplewood…

Read More »

Maplewood Memorial Library Programs For December, 2015

Click here to view the Maplewood Memorial Library Programs For…

Read More »

Maplewood Memorial Library Newsletter - November, 2015

Click here to view Maplewood Memorial Library Newsletter -…

Read More »

Veteran's Day Closed

We are sorry for the typo, and we do know that Veteran's Day is November 11 and so yes, that's when Maplewood Library will be closed! And...just a reminder...Hilton Branch is now open on Sundays…

Read More »

Maplewood Memorial Library Newsletter - November, 2015

Click here to view Maplewood Memorial Library Newsletter -…

Read More »

Maplewood Memorial Library Newsletter - October 2015

Click Here to View Maplewood Memorial Library Newsletter -…

Read More »

Environmental Film Festival

Join us for award winning Environmental Films including Chasing Ice, Elemental, Trashed, and Vanishing of the Bees. April 7, 2015 - Chasing Ice – Chasing Ice is the story of one man’s mission to change the tide of history by gathering undeniable…

Read More »

Maplewood Ideas Festival 2015

Maplewood Memorial Library is pleased to announce the lineup for our 2nd Annual Maplewood Ideas Festival, featuring authors, architects, innovators, artists and visionaries.Schedule:March 2, 2015 - April 4, 2015:Mikel Frank and Gerard Ansellem, the…

Read More »

Paving on Baker Street

You've probably noticed some activity along Baker Street this week...The construction is in preparation for the paving of Baker St and Dunnell Rd.  The paving will be done at night, and will not affect the Main Library hours.Unfortunately, parking…

Read More »

The Art of College Applications

The Common App opens on Thursday, August 1, 2014 so to help you get ready we're offering --free--The Art of College Applications.Are you applying to college this fall? This program will teach you how to write a clear and compelling college…

Read More »

Maplewood Ideas Festival 2014

Schedule:Wednesday, April 2, 20147:00 pm - 9:00 pm - Maplewood Ideas Festival: Filmmakers PanelMain Library – Hear three celebrated documentary filmmakers talk about their work.  Participants include Academy Award winner Alex Gibney and Jennie…

Read More »

Transition to BCCLS: What You Need to Know

Maplewood Library is in the process of joining BCCLS, (Bergen County Cooperative Library System), which is a consortium of 75 libraries in northern New Jersey. With your Maplewood Library card, you can request materials from any of the member…

Read More »

Fine Forgiveness at Maplewood Library

Do you have library materials that are WAY overdue? Or even just a little overdue? Return them between November 18 and 30, 2013 and any fines you have accumulated will be waived. Even if you’ve been billed for something, bring it back and all will…

Read More »

Summer Saturday Hours at the Maplewood Memorial Library

In order to better meet the needs of our patrons, Maplewood Library is happy to announce that weekend Saturday hours are once again a reality. One of the strongest responses from our recent survey addressed our hours of operation. Being open on…

Read More »

Signup for Summer Reading Club at Maplewood Memorial Library

Groundbreaking Reads is the Adult Summer Reading Club--no obligation and no reading required.Sign up at Main Library or Hilton Branch and you'll receive 9 weeks' worth of raffle tickets.  Each week a patron will win a Groundbreaking Reads Goody…

Read More »

Fun for All at the Centennial Quiz Show

Maplewood Library is turning 100! And we're celebrating with the Centennial Quiz Show: a family-friendly, TV-style game show where teams compete for points and prizes, answering questions about our library and our town. Fun for all!…

Read More »

Maplewood Memorial Library Newsletter - October 2012

Click here to view the Maplewood Memorial Library Newsletter -…

Read More »

Maplewood Memorial Library News - September 2012

Click here to view the Maplewood Memorial Library News -…

Read More »

Photos