South Plainfield Public Library Limited In-Person Service


All individuals are again required wear a face mask covering your mouth and nose at all times while in the building. If you do not have a mask the library will provide one for you. If you are unable to wear a face mask due to health concerns, please call the library at (908) 754-7885 ext. 3 to make alternative arrangements.

Indoor book drops are open.

Traffic flow signs have been removed.

Gloves are not required.

Newspapers are available.

Returned materials are no longer quarantined.

We have resumed some in-person programs, others continue to be held via Zoom. Please check our front page for the current program schedule.

SCHEDULE CHANGE: The library is currently open to the public during the following hours:

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesdays: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Saturday: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  1. Use of library computers: Patrons are limited to a single two-hour computer session per day. Computers will be assigned and staff will remotely log users on. Staff will only be able to provide remote assistance with computers - no personal instruction will be available. The library will provide users a pair of disposable gloves to be worn while using library computers. The library will also provide disinfecting wipes to be used to wipe down the area prior to use (please do not use wipes on our computer screens). A maximum of 6 computers can be in use at one time.
  2. Copy, fax & notary service: Notary services will be held by appointment only - no walk in service. The library will provide users a pair of disposable gloves to be worn while using the public copier. We request that patrons limit these activities to no more than 30 minutes. Copiers will be wiped down after each use.
  3. Patrons may come in to browse the collection and checkout materials. Only one person will be allowed in an aisle to browse at a time. There a limited number of tables out for public use.