West Caldwell Public Library
WCPL News & Events
April 2021
The West Caldwell Public Library is open!

The library is now opened to the public! Patrons are free to come into the building with a few guidelines to keep in mind. We are allowing *1 hour visits, computer access is available, remote printing, and offering curbside pickup. We are able to allow 45 patrons in the building at a time.

Our hours and guidelines are subject to change, so be sure to call the Library at 973-226-5441 or visit our website before planning your visit.

If you would like to stay updated with the COVID-19 vaccines, visit our website HERE.

We are no longer participating in the Essex County Reciprocal Borrowing Program (ReBL).
If you work, own property, or tenants in West Caldwell, you can borrow material from WCPL!

Library Hours

*Monday 10-7
Tuesday 10-4
*Wednesday 10-7
Thursday 10-4
Friday 10-4
Saturday 9-12
Chat with us!
LiveChat available
Our Librarians are available 9am-5pm through LiveChat on our website!

Other ways to contact us:
Give us a ring at 973-226-5441
Email wcalref@westcaldwell.bccls.org
Support the Library

To learn more about what the Friends do for the library and how to become a member

Let’s Celebrate the West Caldwell Public Library!

Join The Friends on Thursday, April 8th, as we mark National Library Week with a Jersey Mike’s fundraiser at 775 Bloomfield Avenue in West Caldwell. 

Order online using the promo code LIBRARY and Jersey Mike’s will donate 20% of your sale in support of the Friends of the West Caldwell Public Library.
The Friends provide funds for programming; museum passes; contributions to ancestry.com and more!  

Order a great sub and help support the Library!!

Book Sale and Book Donations

All items in the book sale are on sale for $0.25! We are accepting donations of 3 bags per patron.

Upcoming Adult Events
Book Clubs

Night Time Read
April 13 at 6:30pm
American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins
Join Zoom Meeting HERE
Meeting ID: 818 0075 7365
To reserve a copy from the catalog, click here

Murder, Mystery and Mayhem
April 21 at 12pm
The Flight Attendant by Chris Bohjalian
Join Zoom Meeting HERE
Meeting ID: 868 8776 2703
To reserve a copy from the catalog, click here
Medicare 101

Saturday, June 12 @ 10AM
Join WCPL and Jim Farnham to learn about eligibility, how and when to enroll, when you can make changes, and the insurance options available to you.
*This is a virtual event through zoom.

ESL Classes

WCPL will be hosting ESL virtually every Saturday at 2pm. To register, email richelle.defrank@westcaldwell.bccls.org
Upcoming Children Events
Storytime to Go!

West Caldwell Cardholders Only
To reserve a storytime please send an email to wcaljuv@westcaldwell.bccls.org

Each storytime will contain 3 books, a craft and a list of songs and rhymes. Please let us know if you have a certain theme in mind.
Miss Michelle's Musical Story Times on FACEBOOK LIVE

Wednesdays at 4:00 pm
Saturdays at 10:30 am

Children of all ages can join Miss Michelle for her fun Story Times featuring stories and songs with craft & activity ideas!

Library Resources
Brainfuse engages patrons of all ages through online homework help, writing lab assistance, test prep, video lessons, and study tools.
To access Brainfuse click the link below:
eBooks and downloadable audio books
Streaming TV and movies