Books & Breakfast with Black Lives Matter Paterson

On March 4th, Black Lives Matter Paterson will host its first Books & Breakfast workshop at the Paterson Free Public Library. Breakfast will be provided to all participants. Click here to register and to learn more.

Celebrate Reading & Dr. Seuss

Join us on February 25th for a special celebration in honor of Dr. Seuss’ birthday. We’ll have stories, games, crafts, and a visit from The Cat in the Hat!

Black History Month Film Series

Join us for a month of double features as we celebrate Black History Month!


Zinio – Back by Popular Demand!

Back by popular demand – DIGITAL MAGAZINES!

Patrons have spoken, we have listened.

Click here for a list of the 60 titles.

Spring ESL Classes begin April 10th!

We’re happy to announce the Spring dates for our ESL Classes at the Southside Library.  



Career Connections Center Now Offering Walk-in Hours!

Looking for a job? Need a resume? We’re here to help! Visit our 77 Ellison Street Branch Monday through Thursday, between 1:00 pm and 4:45 pm.  Job and career assistance provided for FREE to all Paterson residents by the Paterson Library, and funded by a New Jersey Department of Labor & Workforce.

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