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 Main 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 Area Library System) 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 taxpayers who have a Wayne Public Library card enjoy many privileges including access to the library's many online services from downloading eBooks and audiobooks to music, streaming movies, magazines, online language learning, test preparation databases, the popular Consumer Reports, book information and our newsletter! Stop by the library Reference desk to ask how to access these many services!
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