Current Services

July 13, 2020

As of July 13, 2020, our Children’s Room is now officially reopened, and we are excited to let you know that in addition to our full weekday hours, we are now open Saturday from 10am-5pm! In order to promote a safe environment and to support social distancing guidelines and state mandated limited occupancy, not all of our services will be available.

Hours:
Monday – Thursday: 10am-8pm
Friday: 10am-6pm
Saturday: 10am-5pm

Occupancy & Time Limits: Our first floor and Children’s Room is open at 25% occupancy. You can be in the library for 30 minutes per visit on a first-come, first-served basis.

Safety: Patrons must wear a mask and follow social distancing at all times inside the library. Hand sanitizer and gloves are available for all patrons.

Limited Services: Contactless pickup will continue. Our bookdrop is open. Access our public computers, WiFi, and browsing and checkout in all of our collections is now available. Fines will continue to be waived until further notice.

Not yet available:
– Quiet study spaces
– Lounge seating
– Sunday hours

We appreciate your cooperation and patience, and we look forward to extending our services soon.

July 2, 2020

We are so excited to announce that we will be reopening our library doors on Monday, July 6! In order to promote a safe environment and to support social distancing guidelines and state mandated limited occupancy, not all of our services will be available. Starting July 6, we’ll be open for our normal weekday operating hours (10am-8pm Monday-Thursday and 10am-6pm Friday) on our first floor only.

Occupancy & Time Limits: Our first floor is open at 25% occupancy. You can be in the library for 30 minutes per visit on a first-come, first-served basis.

Safety: Patrons must wear a mask and follow social distancing at all times inside the library. Hand sanitizer and gloves are available for all patrons.

Limited Services: Contactless pickup will continue. Our bookdrop is open. Access our public computers, WiFi, and browsing and checkout in our adult and teen collections. Due dates on all materials are extended through July 30, 2020 and fines will be waived.

Not yet available:
– Children’s Room for browsing, but all children’s materials are available for request and checkout
РQuiet study spaces
– Lounge seating
– Weekend hours

We appreciate your cooperation and patience, and we look forward to extending our services soon.

June 19, 2020

Our contactless pickup hours are extended! Starting Monday, June 22, the library will be open for extended contactless pickup at our library’s main entrance between the hours of 10am-8pm, Monday through Thursday, and 10am-6pm on Friday. Place holds on WMTL materials through the PALS Plus catalog, or give us a call at 973-728-2820. Once you receive a call from a library staff member, you can pick up your items any weekday during our new extended hours. Stay tuned for updates!
https://palsplus.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/PALSPLUS

June 15, 2020

We are very excited to announce that starting tomorrow, Tuesday, June 16, the library will be open for contactless pickup at our library’s main entrance between the hours of 10am-4pm. Place holds through the PALS Plus catalog, or give us a call at 973-728-2820. Once you receive a call from a library staff member, you can pick up your items any weekday between the hours of 10am-4pm. We are hoping to offer weeknight and weekend pickup shortly. We appreciate your patience. Stay tuned for updates!
https://palsplus.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/PALSPLUS

March 13, 2020

Emergency Closing: Due to the public health emergency and an abundance of caution, the West Milford Township Library will be closed to the public after 6 PM on Friday, March 13, 2020. Please periodically check our website www.wmtl.org or Facebook pages, e-mail our Ask-A-Librarian service at wmtl@wmtl.org, or call us at 973-728-2820 for updates.

During this time we will be staffed on a limited basis during weekdays to answer phone calls or e-mails. Thank you in advance for your patience should we not be able to answer immediately, but we will respond to all inquiries.

All programming, both Library and those sponsored by the Community Services & Recreation department, will be suspended until further notice.

Due dates for all materials currently checked out will be extended until at least April 3, 2020, with no further accumulation of fines. Should that need to be updated based on when we reopen, we will do so automatically. All of our electronic resources will remain available, including e-books, audiobooks, hoopla digital movies and music, etc. Should you need help with access to those resources please contact us.

Please remain safe.

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