East Rutherford Memorial Library, serving an area of 8,800 residents, has a collection of 30,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 1,470 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.
Staffing consists of 4 employees, including one fully accredited librarian, plus volunteers. The system comprises one central library, plus one bookmobile. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $30,000. Patrons make 11,500 visits annually, and check out materials 26,000 times. Twenty-nine percent of all check-outs are children's materials.