Welcome to Wayne Public Library located in beautiful Wayne, New Jersey, a town rich in history from General Anthony Wayne to Albert Payson Terhune and its many historical homes and museums. Wayne Public Library officially opened on July 24, 1923 with 2 buildings one in Mountain view and the other in Preakness. Today the library along with the Preakness Branch serves a population of over 58,000 people and provides public computers for library card holders, access to Wi-Fi, areas for using laptops, wireless printing, online meeting room reservations, English as a Second Language tutoring, a Friends of the Library book sale room and a variety of programs for the community. The library collections include over 190,000 items that includes books, audiobooks, DVDs and more.
Wayne Public Library is a member of the PALS Plus System (Passaic County New Jersey Area Libraries) and participates in the Open Borrowing Program. Being a member of PALS Plus affords Wayne card holders access to the many other libraries in our system, while Open Borrowing expands the public access to many more libraries and their collections.
Wayne Public Library & Preakness Branch Library Holiday Schedule *The Main Library is now closed on Sundays through Labor Day.
Wayne Public Library Computer Training Center - Register for September classes beginning August 1.
Computer Training Classes will be scheduled in the fall of 2016. Computer classes are offered free of charge, one session in length, and all computer equipment is provided. Classes are limited to 8 students per session and will be held in the Training Center of the Main Library, at 461 Valley Road. Participants must sign up in person at the Adult Reference Desk, beginning the first of each month for the next month's schedule of classes. Participants may use the computers in the Reference area after the class and practice their new skills.