The Elizabeth Public Library is scheduled to join LMxAC (Libraries of Middlesex Automation Consortium) by this August. In addition to 25 other public libraries and one college
athenaeum, Roselle Park library card holders will be able to take out books and other material from the catalog of Union County’s biggest library.
LMxAC is a membership organization that was established nearly 30 years ago and provides a full range of library automation services to its member libraries. The list of member libraries are:
- Carteret Free Public Library
- Dunellen Public Library
- Edison Township Public Library
- Elizabeth Public Library
- Jamesburg Public Library
- Kenilworth Public Library
- Keyport Public Library
- Long Branch Free Public Library
- Matawan Aberdeen Public Library
- Metuchen Public Library
- Middlesex County College
- Middlesex Public Library
- Milltown Public Library
- Monroe Township Library
- New Brunswick Free Public Library
- North Brunswick Public Library
- Old Bridge Public Library
- Perth Amboy Public Library
- Piscataway Public Library
- Plainfield Public Library
- Plainsboro Public Library
- Red Bank Public Library
- Roselle Public Library
- Roselle Park Veterans Memorial Library
- Sayreville Public Library
- South Amboy-Sadie Pope Dowdell Public Library
- South Brunswick Public Library
- South River Public Library
- Spotswood Public Library
Roselle Park library card holders in good standing will be able to visit any of the LMxAC libraries and take out material using their Roselle Park library card.
Residents can get a free library card by visiting the Roselle Park Veterans Memorial Library (RPVML) and simply providing proof of residency. Cards are renewed every three (3) years but individual card numbers remain the same as long as someone is a resident.
More information can be found on the library’s website (link), Facebook page (link), or by calling (908) 245-2456 during library hours. Between July 6th and September 9th, the Roselle Park Veterans Memorial Library’s hours are:
- Monday from 10 a.m. till 8 pm.
- Tuesday from 10 a.m. till 5 p.m.
- Wednesday from 10 a.m. till 5 p.m.
- Thursday from 10 a.m. till 8 p.m.
- Friday from 10 a.m. till 4 p.m.
The library is closed on Saturdays and Sundays during the summer.