Hours & Location

Visiting the Library


The Bloomfield Public Library Main Building and Children's Library are located at 90 Broad Street in Bloomfield, NJ 07003. 

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Hours of Operation

Monday - Wednesday:

   10:00 am - 8:00 pm


Thursday and Friday:

   10:00 am - 5:00 pm


   9:00 am - 5:00 pm


Online Reference services - chat and email - are available during the following hours







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- 8:00 pm

- 8:00 pm

- 8:00 pm

- 5:00 pm

- 5:00 pm

- 5:00 pm

Parking at the Library 


Metered parking is available behind the main library off of State Street with on-street parking available on Broad Street in front of the library plaza along the west side of the Town Green.

Holiday Closings 2021


New Year’s Day (Friday, January 1)

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Monday, January 18)

Presidents' Day (Monday, February 15; close at 4PM) 

Good Friday (Friday, April 2)

Memorial Day Weekend (Sat-Mon, May 29-May 31)

4th of July (Monday, July 5)

Labor Day (Monday, September 6)

Columbus Day (Monday, October 11)

Veterans' Day (Thursday, November 11)

Thanksgiving Eve (Wednesday, November 24; close at 3PM)

Thanksgiving Day (Thursday, November 25)

Day after Thanksgiving (Friday, November 26)

Christmas Eve (Friday, December 24)

Christmas Day (Saturday, December 25)

New Year's Eve (Friday December 31; close at 3PM)

Driving Directions

Driving West from Belleville, Nutley, etc.

Take Belleville Avenue crossing the Parkway. At the 4th light, turn left onto State Street behind Bloomfield High School. Continue straight 2 1/2 blocks through 2 blinking traffic lights and enter the Municipal Parking lot on your left.

Driving East from West Orange, Verona, Cedar Grove, Montclair, Glen Ridge, etc.

Take Bloomfield Avenue crossing over Commuter Rail Electric Line and past “7-11” and "Panera". At the 4th light at Liberty Street, turn left. Turn left again after about 100 feet onto State Street, and continue 1/2 a block to the Municipal parking entrance sign on your right.