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Beginning January 2, 2014, fines for overdue books will increase from 10 cents per day per item to 25 cents per day per item. Recent and ongoing budget cuts warrant this increase that was approved by the Garwood Library Board of Trustees at their December meeting.
Garwood Public Library · 
411 Third Avenue
Garwood, NJ 07027
 ·  Phone: (908) 789-1670
 ·  Fax: (908) 317-8146
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VIsit our newly revised Facebook page to see what's going on at the Garwood Public Library - events, historical pictures, and a variety of information in one quick stop place!

AXIS 360 - E-Books :  

Garwood Library now provides E-Books to its residents with valid Garwood Library cards.  Once you download blio.com to your electronic device you can connect to the Axis 360 Magic Wall through this website and begin your adventure into reading on the go!  (You can download the appropriate reader to your device at the APP ZONE tab on the Magic Wall home page.) Full print instructions are also available at the Circulation Desk.  Axis 360 users need to provide the library with a 6 character pin number (including upper and lower case letters and numbers) that is linked to your library card.  You can do this by phone or in person at the library.

LearningEx​press Job and Career Accelerato​r :  

LearningExpress Job & Career Accelerator™ provides personalized, step-by-step job search assistance—from exploring and matching suitable occupations from over 1,000 detailed occupation profiles to finding available jobs from a database of over 5 million up-to-date job postings. With Job & Career Accelerator, you can easily create professional and effective resumes and cover letters, master interviewing and networking techniques, improve your work skills, and prepare for occupation-related exams. It also helps you plan, tailor, and track your progress for multiple job searches while providing expert advice and tips at every step of the way.


Ever wonder how much you and your family  save by using your local Library?  Just plug in the time spent and materials used in your Library to see how much value the Library provides for your tax dollar.  Garwood's Library surely is a hidden treasure!

2010 Census Information :  

Click here to find information about the 2010 Census...how it works, why it's important, and how you can do your part in the effort to count the population.

DearReader :  

Too busy to read a book? Now it's as easy as opening your email. Join the library's Online Book Club and every day you will receive a five-minute portion of a book in your email. Pick the types of books you like and start reading with us every day!

JerseyClicks :  

JerseyClicks searchs multiple high-quality databases simultaneously that cover subjects such as health, history, business, education, science, current events, literature, and popular fiction. VALID BARCODE REQUIRED.

Ebsco Host :  

Masterfile Premier Plus offers Full Text access to over 1,200 magazines back as far as 1990. Includes general reference, business, health, newpapers, and more. Also includes Searchasaurus (a Great search interface for Kids!), ERIC resources and NoveList. ASK LIBRARIAN FOR CODE.

Jersey Cat :  

JerseyCat is New Jersey's statewide virtual catalog that lets you search over 600 library collections throughout New Jersey. You can find out who has books and other materials that your home library does not hold.

Reference USA :  

ReferenceUSA provides detailed, current directory information on more than 12 million U.S. businesses, 102 million U.S. residents, 683,000 U.S. healthcare providers, 1 million Canadian businesses and 11 million Canadian residents. Please access ReferenceUSA through the JERSEY CLICKS link on this opening page.  You will be asked for your barcode to proceed.

Cranford Chronicle Archives :  

Digital newspaper archive of the Cranford Citizen and Chronicle newspapers from 1894 to present day. Funded through a joint effort with the Cranford Public Library.