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Author Visit, Reading, and Book Signing!

on Tue, 07/26/2016 - 2:31pm

Join WMTL in welcoming Kara Richardson Whitely on Thursday, August 11 from 7:00-8:00 p.m. Ms. Whitely, an inspiring author, adventurer, and motivational speaker, will be reading from her memoir Gorge: My Journey Up Kilimanjaro at 300 Pounds. Books will be available for purchase and signing.

Please register for this program by visiting the Adult Services desk, calling 973-728-2822, or emailing To learn more about Kara's empowering experiences and to see her summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, visit

New Website Coming Soon

on Mon, 07/11/2016 - 5:27pm

At the end of July, the West Milford Township Library will be going live with a new website. The new site will work better with mobile devices, and will be easier for us to keep up-to-date with current programs. It will also have an integrated calendar and an easier to navigate structure. Stay tuned!

Coming very soon: Hoopla!

on Thu, 07/07/2016 - 4:36pm

West Milford Township Library is excited to announce, starting on July 15, the public availability of thousands of movies, television shows, music albums and audiobooks, all available for mobile and online access through a new partnership with hoopla digital – all you need is a valid library card!

Library card holders can download the free hoopla digital mobile app on their Android or IOS device or visit to begin enjoying thousands of titles – from major Hollywood studios, record companies and publishers – available to borrow for instant streaming or temporary downloading to their smartphones, tablets and computers.

hoopla digital has a simple sign-up and attractive, easy-to-use interface, so it’s easy to get to your listening and viewing experience. There’s also no waiting to borrow popular movies, TV shows, albums or audiobooks.  And hoopla digital’s automatic return feature eliminates late fees.

To access the system on your mobile device, you will need to first download the FREE hoopla digital app from the App Store on your Android or IOS device. There is no need to download an app or extension for your internet browser. Also check out the Hoopla Support page for more information.

Summer Crafts with Elaine

on Fri, 06/24/2016 - 10:48am

This summer, visit the library to create two special craft projects. All supplies provided. Registration is limited to eight WMTL adult cardholders per session. Please register for one session only by calling 973-728-2822, emailing, or visiting the Adult/Teen Services desk.

A Wisp of Whimsy
Tuesday, June 28, 3:00-4:00 p.m.
Tuesday, July 26, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Create a whimsically patterned paper rose!

HeART-Crafted by You
Tuesday, June 28, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, July 26, 3:00-4:00 p.m.
Re-purpose a book into a work of art by crafting it into a beautiful heart!

2016 Summer Reading Club

on Fri, 06/17/2016 - 2:16pm

The 2016 Summer Reading Club - On Your Mark, Get Set...READ! is in full swing! Be a READING CHAMPION when you read with us this summer! All you need is a reading log and a pen to participate! Record your time read on a the READING CHAMPION coupons located on the log, and return them to the Adult/Teen or Children's Services desk. There is one copuon for each week of the club, coupons returned by August 7 will be eligable for our grand prize drawing. All participants who return their 3 week and 6 week coupons will receive prizes. To register for the club, visit either the Adult/Teen or Children's Services desks. 

Don't forget to check out all of the amazing summer reading programs offered for adults, teens/tweens, and children this year! Program information can be found in our library newsletters. Children's events can be found on the Children's Events page.