All Somerset County Library System of New Jersey branches will remain closed to the public in accordance with Governor Murphy’s executive order. The Library System will continue to evaluate and communicate future plans as information becomes available. 


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Beginning April 6, 2020, request a 30-minute virtual, personalized one-on-one online session with library staff subject matter expert through our new Ask an SCLSNJ Expert service. Patrons will be able to get assistance with the library's website, databases, research questions, career assistance, small business resources, readers' advisory, homework resource assistance, mobile devices, library apps, and more.


Remember, our digital resources will be available to ALL Somerset County residents, whether your library is part of the County System or not, through May 31, 2020. Apply for your free digital library card now at We are in this together, Somerset County. Let’s all #BeSafeAtHome - while still learning, connecting, exploring, discovering, playing, reading, and more! 


Important to note, this is a temporary closure for the time during which there is potential risk of community transmission of COVID-19. The Library System appreciates the support of our community members during this time. Any questions or concerns about these temporary changes should be directed to Auger via email at or phone (908) 458.8401.


About Somerset County Library System of New Jersey

Somerset County Library System of New Jersey (SCLSNJ) partners with you to connect, to explore, to share and to discover. Together we enrich lives, expand knowledge and strengthen communities. SCLSNJ branches can be found in Bridgewater, Bound Brook, Hillsborough, Manville, North Plainfield, Peapack & Gladstone, Rocky Hill at Mary Jacobs Memorial Library, Somerville, Warren Township, and Watchung. Additionally, there are two SCLSNJ reading stations in Branchburg and Washington Valley. Visit