Collection Services

West Orange Public Library's materials collection reflects the township's diverse population and recreational needs with over 100,000 books, DVDs, music CDs, magazines, newspapers, audiobooks on CD and MP3.

E-books, magazines and audiobooks are also available to download through ELibraryNJ and eBCCLS as well as streaming music and television.

Reference Services

Reference Librarians are available to offer guidance in using the library and its resources. Librarians can assist you in locating the right materials in the library or through regional borrowing, suggesting a book, using the online library catalog, basic computer instruction and library technologies, in person research, and with the local history collection.

The Reference Department can be reached directly at 973-736-0196 or by email. The Department is available during regularly scheduled hours of the Library.

West Orange Room

The library maintains microfilm collections of the West Orange Chronicle (1942 - present) and the Directory of the Oranges (1879 - 1956), as well as online  and hard copy access. The Library Collection also includes many books focusing on the Township and related topics. The Yearbooks from West Orange High School and Mountain High School are available in hardcopy and a selection is offered digitally from our Yearbook Portal on the Library's Website.