PATERSON,NJ  – With temperatures expected to continue soaring throughout the weekend City of Paterson officials have announced that all three branches of the Paterson Public Library will be open as cooling stations between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on Satuday.

Residents without transportation can get to the Paterson Library Main Branch, located at 250 Broadway, by using ride-sharing app Lyft and using the code NJCOOL19 for a free ride.

Library branches are also located at 930 Main Street and 405 Union Ave.

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On Sunday, the Paterson Division of Health, located at 176 Broadway, will be open between the hours of 12:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.  

The city’s pools will also be open for extended hours on both Saturday and Sunday as follows:

                      Costello Pool                                               Riverside Vets Pool

                     157 Grand Street                                          165 5th Avenue

                     12:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.                                   1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

                      6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.                                    6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

All City of Paterson Recreation Division activities are also cancelled both Saturday and Sunday.


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