Hours & Holidays 

The Library will be closed on the following holidays:

Wednesday, 01/01/20: New Year's Day

Monday, 01/2/20: Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Wednesday, 02/12/20: Lincoln's Birthday

Monday, 02/17/20: President's Day

Friday, 04/10/20: Good Friday

Monday, 05/25/20: Memorial Day  

Friday 07/03/20: Independence Day

Monday, 09/07/20: Labor Day

Monday, 10/12/20: Columbus Day

Tuesday, 11/03/20: Election Day

Wednesday, 11/11/20: Veteran's Day

Wednesday, 11/25/20: Early Close at 5:00: Thanksgiving

Thursday, 11/26/20 and Friday 11/27/20: Thanksgiving

Thursday, 12/24/20: Christmas Eve 

Friday, 12/25/20 and Saturday 12/26/20: Christmas Day

Thursday, 12/31/20: New Year's Eve

Effective June 22, 2020, the Library is offering curbside pick-up by appointment only during the following hours:


Monday-Thursday from 10:00am to 7:00pm

Friday from 10:00am to 5:00pm

Closed Saturdays in July & August

Closed Sundays

Library Cards

Library cards are provided to Carlstadt residents over the age of five free of charge for the first card. We require acceptable proof of residency, including a valid driver's license with a Carlstadt address OR a property tax bill or deed with matching identification OR a current utility bill (such as PSE&G, water or cable) with matching identification.

When you apply for the right to use the Library, you promise to abide by all rules and policies, to take good care of materials borrowed in your name, to pay any incurred fines or damage fees, and to give prompt notification of any changes to your phone number or address.

If the original card is lost or stolen, there is a $3.00 replacement fee for a new card.

Borrowing Periods

Materials have different borrowing periods.  Please see the following chart for more information:



New - 14 days 1 renewal

Older - 28 days 2 renewals


28 days 2 renewals


14 days 2 renewals    


New - 14 days 2 renewals

Older - 28 days 2 renewals


New - 7 days 0 renewals

Older - 14 days 2 renewals

TV Series

New - 14 days 1 renewal

Older - 14 days 2 renewals

New Video Games

New - 7 days 1 renewal

Older - 14 days 2 renewals


7 days 1 renewal



Overdue Charges

Most materials carry a fine of 10 cents per day. DVDs, TV Series, and Video Game fines are $1.00 per day. 

Library Policies

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