About Us

Library Mission

The West Orange Public Library is a welcoming and lively center for lifelong learning and literacy, personal enrichment, and community interaction as well as a major contributor to the prosperity and growth of our town. The dedicated and knowledgeable staff serves all patrons, promotes the love of reading and self-expression, and through a dynamic global network of resources, provides a physical and virtual gateway to information literacy. 

Library Director
David Cubie
Library Director

973-736-0198 extension 212
Email: dcubie@westorangelibrary.org

Contact the Library Staff

Library Board of Trustees 2020
Marge Mingin, President
Lisa Touzeau, Vice-President
(Alt. for Superintendent of Schools)
Amy Schwarz, Secretary
Dana Nugent, Treasurer
Lisa Fahoury
Karen Mengden


Library Trustee Bylaws
Library board meetings are held monthly in the Library Meeting Room at 7:00 p.m.
2020 Board Meeting Schedule and Minutes
Archived Meeting Minutes can be found here.

West Orange Library Seeks Trustee Candidates 

The West Orange Public Library welcomes energetic, innovative, and motivated community members to join its Board of Trustees. As part of a volunteer board, trustees are responsible for carrying out duties including serving as a committed library advocate, approving an annual budget and working closely with the library director to ensure the library is meeting the needs of the West Orange community. Members are appointed to a five-year term by the mayor with the approval of the town council. Download an application.


Employment Opportunities:
Open positions will be posted online. To apply, fill out an application and submit your cover letter and resumé to David Cubie, Library Director at West Orange Public Library 46 Mount Pleasant Avenue West Orange, NJ 07052. Paper copies of the application are available at the Circulation Desk.