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Driving Directions (return to top of page)
From Route 17 Going South:
After you pass the Highland Cross light in Rutherford, take exit to Service Road and Local Streets. Keep right and follow the sign Local Streets. At the light make a left onto Orient Way. Stay in right lane. At the next light make a right onto Rutherford Ave. At the following light make a left onto Ridge Rd. Travel 2 (two) miles; (pass 12 lights). After you pass the Arlington Boulevard light (school on left) make the first left into the parking lot behind the North Arlington Public Library.
From the Lincoln Tunnel
Route 3 West: Stay in the middle lane. After you pass Giant Stadium, on the right, continue on Route 3 West for 2 more miles. Exit at Ridge Road-Park Ave. Exit. Turn left and follow the arrow to Lyndhurst. Travel South on Ridge Road approximately 2 miles. North Arlington Library is on the left side (between the North Arlington Borough Hall and Dunkin' Donuts).
From George Washington Bridge, N.J.
Follow signs for Route 80 West. Take exit 64 B for Route 17 South. At
the ramp light make a left to follow Route 17 South sign. Stay in right
lane. Pass one light. Move to left lane immediately.
At the next light, make a left to enter Route 17 South. Travel on Route
17 South for about 4 (four) miles (5 lights). After you pass the Highland
Cross light make exit onto Service Road and Local Streets. Stay on the
right, and follow Local Streets sign. At the light make a left onto Orient
Way. Stay in right lane. At the next light make a right onto Rutherford
Ave. At the following light make a left onto Ridge Road. Travel 2 (two) miles; (pass 12 lights). After you pass the Arlington
Boulevard light (school on left) make the first left into the parking lot
behind the North Arlington Public Library.
Book Fair (return to top of page)
Books discarded from the Library collection, and books donated that were not included in the collection, are available for a small donation of $ 1.00 per book you select. All Welcome. We apologize, but at this time, the library is not accepting any donations of used books. However, you can donate your used books to the Vietnam Veterans of America and they will pick up your items.
You can call 1800-775-VETS, or gone online to schedule a pick up: http://www.scheduleapickup.com/Home
If you have any questions or concerns feel free to call the Circulation Desk.
Borrowing Rules (return to top of page)
To borrow books, magazines, DVDs, videos, books-on-tape, CD's, or audio tapes, present your North Arlington Public Library card at the circulation desk.
The Library also honors library cards from the 75 communities that are members of Bergen County Cooperative Library System.
To receive a free library card present 2 identification documents that prove your residency in North Arlington.
Also, courtesy cards are issued free to adults working in North Arlington. You will need to present a library card from your hometown library and proof of employment in North Arlington.
Lending Period - 3 weeks. Feature films on DVD - 7 days.
Renewals - Additional 3 weeks, providing no one else is waiting for the item. Renewing materials may be done in person at any of the 75 libraries, by calling the circulation desk (201-955-5640), or on-line with your library card and personal identification number (PIN). Maximum of 2 renewals per item except DVDs.
Overdue Fine - $ .10 per day for each item that is not returned on time. Late charges for DVD's are $1.00 per day. Maximum fine per item is $15.00.
Residents of the Borough with a valid North Arlington Public Library card may borrow from the following BCCLS Libraries that maintain reciprocal lending agreements within the Bergen County Cooperative Library System.
North Arlington Public Library Policy for Public Use of the Computer
***The library is a wirleless hotspot!***
North Arlington Public Library offers computing access to the public in accordance with the Library's mission to provide resources for educational, informational, cultural, and recreational purposes.
The North Arlington Public Library does not monitor and has no control over the information accessed through the Internet. The Library does not protect computer users or library patrons from content they may find offensive or futile. The Library does not restrict access in the adult room. However, in the children's room, the Librarians monitor the computers, when in use, in an attempt to guide access to content and usage appropriate for children.
Library patrons ages 17 and older may use the computers in the adult room.The Library computers are not to be used for any purposes that violate federal and New Jersey state laws.
Parents and guardians of children under the age of 17 are responsible for their children's use of the computers and Internet at the Library. Children need to present their valid library card in order to use a PC.
Procedures and Regulations for Use of the Computers:
Priviliges & Conduct:
Unacceptable Use of the Computers:
Books as Tributes
The library has a Public Notary on staff. Notary services are free, but donations are accepted.
If you require notary services, please call first to make an appointment, (201) 955-5640.
A driver's license or other identification is required at the time of notarization.
Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum Pass
Museum of the City of New York Pass
Foreign language speaking adults who wish to learn the English language may apply for free individual tutoring at North Arlington Public Library. The adult student and tutor meet for a minimum of 2 hours every week at their mutual convenience to study the basics of reading, writing, and conversation, as well as intermediate composition, grammar, and pronunciation. Applications for tutoring are available at the Library's Main Desk.
Homebound residents of North Arlington
may submit an application for home delivery of materials from North Arlington
Public Library, and/or for special services from the New Jersey Library
for the Blind and Handicapped in Trenton. The application must be signed
by a doctor to certify the applicant's need for home delivery of Library
services. Ask the Reference Librarian for an application form.
The library could ocassionally use the assistance of volunteers with the following:
Please speak with the Library Director about possible openings.
Friends of the North Arlington Library ~If you would rather devote your time to the library as a member of the Friends of NAPL, fill out this registration form. An informational flier is available at the library's front desk.