The library is open by appointment only at this time for Clark Residents.  Call 732-388-5999 and press extension 2 to make an appointment for up to 30 minutes. Patrons will be able to browse and check the computers. Curbside pickup & mobile printing will be available for all cardholders at this time without appointment. Hours are:

Monday, Wednesday, & Friday 9:30am-5pm

Tuesday & Thursday 9:30am-6:30pm

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Saturday 9:30am-1:30pm

These hours are subject to change, so please check our website or call before coming.  The capacity will be reduced, and we will be practicing social distancing. Masks will be required when in the building.   Our librarians are here to help with reference questions or book recommendations!  

The library will be closed on Friday, February 12 for Lincoln’s Birthday and Monday, February 15 for President’s Day. 

All items must be returned in the outside book drop and will be in quarantine for 7-10 days.  The items stay on your card during this time. You will not be charged overdues for the time the items are quarantining.

Events will be held virtually at this time via Zoom.  Please register for any programs by emailing reference@clarklibrary.org and state which program you would like to attend and you will be sent a link to the meeting.  You may also register through the online calendar on our website at clarklibrary.org.

Monthly Boredom Buster for Kids

Each month we have a new take home craft for kids to pick up and make at their leisure.  While supplies last, no registration. Available beginning February 1.

Teen Take-Out Craft
Reserve a Valentine Heart String Art kit starting Monday, February 8. The kit will include supplies and instructions. Priority registration for Clark residents. Email reference@clarklibrary.org or call 732-388-5999 to reserve a kit. Open to teens in Grades 6-12 while supplies last.

[Virtual] Read to Sophie by Appointment

Sophie the therapy dog is available to listen to your child practice reading via Zoom!  She is has very flexible availability.  Please email ReadToSophie@gmail.com to make an appointment.

#WinterRead2021

Children’s Winter Reading Challenge 2021

Enter now through the end of the month and keep track of your child’s reading using the free Beanstack app or online at clarklibrary.beanstack.org.  Children will earn up to 4 small prizes for their reading and raffle tickets towards bigger prizes awarded at the end of the challenge.

[Virtual] Movie Trivia Night on Wednesday, February 3 at 6:00 PM - 6:40 PM

Have you watched a lot of movies during quarantine? Test your movie knowledge at our trivia night. Every participant will have a chance to win a raffle prize. Please register through our online calendar or email reference@clarklibrary.org. A Zoom meeting invite will be sent to all who register.  *Open to ages 12 and up.

[Virtual] Pajama Time on Wednesday, February 3 at 7:00 pm

Join us in your pjs for an evening storytime session for the family on Zoom.  Please register to get the Zoom link.

[Virtual] 8 Minute Lego Challenges on Thursday, February 4 at 4:00 pm

Join us via Zoom to express your creativity with our Timed Lego Building Challenge.  Kids will get a prompt, such as a "piece of furniture" and then have 8 minutes to build it with Lego.  There will be an hour filled with different prompts! If you do not have your own Lego, please contact the Children’s Department of the library. 

[Virtual] Adult Coloring Club on Fridays February 5, 19, and 26 at 11:00 am (New Time)

Coloring is a great way to unwind and relieve some stress! Pick up coloring sheets and crayons at the library and meet up on Zoom for some soothing music and relaxation. Once you register, you'll be emailed when your supplies are ready to be picked up at the library.

[Virtual] Baby Bookworms on Tuesdays, February 2, 9, and 16 at 10:00 am

Baby Bookworms is virtual via Zoom!  Babies and toddlers are invited to hear some books, and learn some songs, rhymes, lap bounces, and fingerplays!  Please register to get the Zoom link to attend.

Teen Take & Make: Quilled Valentine's Day Card on Wednesday, February 10 at 4:00 pm
Learn how to make a paper quilled Valentine's Day card. Once you register, you'll be emailed when your supplies are ready to be picked up at the library. Join us for an optional online get-together as we make the cards together over Zoom. Open to teens in Grades 6-12.

[Virtual] Chinese New Year Story & Craft for Children on Thursday, February 11 at 4:00 pm

Hear a story and make a craft to celebrate the Chinese New Year! Priority registration for Clark residents.

[Virtual] Family Game Night on Thursday, February 18 at 6:30 pm

Our monthly family game night will feature BINGO this month!  Children, parents, and grandparents are invited to play along for free!  Prizes for winners and runners up.  Please register to get the Zoom link.

[Virtual] Preschool Story & Craft on Fridays, February 5 and 19 at 10:00 am

Stories, rhymes, songs, and simple craft on Zoom. Please register to be provided most craft materials and the Zoom link.

[Virtual] 'Welcome' Wood Panel on Wednesday. February 17 at 11:00 am

Join us for a Pick Up and Zoom craft class for adults. We will be painting a 'Welcome' stencil pattern on an unfinished wood scalloped sign. This will make a cute hanging decoration for your home. All materials are provided except the paint brush. After registering, you will be emailed when your materials are ready for pickup and you will be sent the Zoom link to make it together. Register through our online calendar or email reference@clarklibrary.org. *Priority registration for Clark residents.

[Virtual] Who Was… Book Club for Kids on Wednesday, February 17 at 4:00 pm

Kids in 2nd-6th grade are invited to join us via Zoom for our re-ignited Who Was...book club!  Each month we will read a book from this fun series focusing on a particular type of person, such as inventor, athlete, musician, etc and then come together to discuss and share what we have learned and do a related activity.  This month is Black History month, so read about someone from this category.  Please register to receive the Zoom link.

[Virtual] Paint by Stickers on Wednesday, February 24 at 11:00 am

Join us for a Pick Up & Zoom class for adults. We will be using the book, "Paint by Sticker: Masterpieces" which includes stickers and templates for 12 artworks such as The Birth of Venus by Sandro Botticelli and Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci. After registering, you will be emailed and asked to choose one of the artworks. Materials will be available for pick up a few days before the class and we will make it together via Zoom with some soothing music.