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Elizabeth Free Public Library

Elizabeth Free Public Library, serving an area of 120,000 residents, has a collection of 440,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 23,000 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 12,600 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.

Staffing consists of 54 employees, of whom 17 are fully accredited librarians, plus volunteers. The system comprises one central library and 3 branch libraries, plus one bookmobile. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $440,000. Patrons make 290,000 visits annually, and check out materials 240,000 times. Seventeen percent of all check-outs are children's materials.

Location: 11 South Broad St., Elizabeth New Jersey 07202 Telephone 908-354-6060

Other Public Libraries nearby:
Anthony Pio Costa Memorial Library
(Asbury Park)
Asbury Park Free Public Library
Baldwin Public Library
Bergenfield Free Public Library
Bloomfield Public Library
Brentwood Public Library

02/19 Coming to The Elizabeth area
Hebron Maple Festival Hebron CT March16-17 Each year thousands of people come from miles around to enjoy and experience the weekend of maple related events.
Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival Atlantic City NJ April5-6 Over 90 different breweries from around the corner and across the country will showcase their unique libations.
Connecticut Sheep, Wool and Fiber Festival Vernon CT April27 The festival, started in 1909 by the CT Sheep Breeders Association, as a program ""to promote the keeping of sheep in Connecticut"", has evolved and expanded into a premier sheep and fiber festival by providing exhibits, demonstrations and over 60 vendors from the sheep, wool and fiber arena.
Connecticut Sheep and Wool Festival vernon CT April27 The festival started in 1909 by the CT Sheep Breeders Association as a program “to promote the keeping of sheep in Connecticut" has evolved and expanded into a premier sheep and fiber festival.
Contemporary Art Fair Connecticut Norwalk CT April27-28 Modeled after our two sucessful NYC shows at the Javits Center. Each of the two shows will have approximately 100 exhibitors.
Galena Dogwood Festival Galena MD May4 The annual Galena Dogwood Festival is will take place throughout Galena. The parade will have a War of 1812 theme.