Raritan Public Library








Raritan Public Library Programs

RPL Board of Trustees Meeting

Thursday, April 15th, 2021

@ 7:00pm

The regular monthly meeting of the Raritan Public Library Board of Trustees will be held virtually via Zoom.


Meeting Link: https://zoom.us/j/96239806932


RVFL Poetry Celebration

Monday, April 19th, 2021

@ 7:00pm

Our Library along with the New Brunswick Free Public Library and the Raritan Valley Federation of Libraries is publishing its first ever Virtual Annual National Poetry Month Celebration Anthology. Poets who submitted poems for the anthology will be reading their work at the Library's Poetry Celebration April 19 via Zoom. Free and open to the public. Please note a Zoom link will be provided as we get closer to the event.


Meeting Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89081925279


Virtual Chair Yoga with Breda


April 22nd

May 6th & 20th

@ 2:00pm

Join our popular 'Chair Yoga' instructor, Breda, for a virtual yoga session via the Zoom app.

No experience necessary.

Session will last approx.

45 mins
We recommend you provide your email address to us so we can send you the Zoom link in advance.


Meeting Link: TBD


Flower Trellis Wreath
with Michele Liana

Thursday, May 6th, 2021

@ 6:30pm

Join Michele Liana in creating this beautiful flower and moss-covered Trellis Wreath. Class will be held on Zoom.

A $15 fee applies for materials only and is due at time of registration.

Sign up early as class size is limited. Please note that flowers may vary from photo.


"Out of Rushmore's Shadow:

The Luigi Del Bianco Story"

Thursday, May 27th @ 6:30pm

Library venue: TBD

      Author, actor, singer, and storyteller, Lou Del Bianco, will present a fascinating story about his grandfather, Italian immigrant, Luigi Del Bianco, who was the chief carver of Mount Rushmore and who finally received well-deserved recognition for his invaluable contribution to our beloved National Monument.

Call the Library at (908)725-0413 to learn more details about the special program and to register.


Patriotic Grapevine Wreath

with Birdhouse

Thursday, June 3rd @ 6:30pm

Join Irene Mortko in making this beautiful floral patriotic wreath (12 inches) just in time for you to display it for Flag Day and the 4th of July.

A $10.00 fee is due at the time of registration for materials only.

A kit will be ready for you to pick up prior to the Zoom presentation.

Sign up early as class size is limited.



Looking to Learn 3D Design?


The Library is putting up videos explaining how to do

simple 3D design online using TinkerCad. Our IT Tech will be putting out step by step videos on how to get started on making 3D designs through a free online website called TinkerCad (tinkercad.com).

We will also be allowing patrons

to submit 3D designs (in compliance with our 3D printing policy and set dimension limit) which the Library will print for you and will be available for pick up.


More details on the printing policies will be announced in the coming weeks.


Click Here to check out the tutorials.

  Contact Information

  54 East Somerset Street
  Raritan, NJ 08869
  Tel: 908-725-0413
  Fax: 908-725-1832

  Library Walk-in Hours

  Monday 10 AM to 5 PM
  Tuesday 10 AM to 5 PM
  Wednesday 10 AM to 5 PM
  Thursday 10 AM to 8 PM
  Friday 10 AM to 5 PM
  Saturday 10 AM to 3 PM
  Sunday CLOSED

  Porch Side Pickup Hours

  Monday 10 AM to 8 PM
  Tuesday 10 AM to 8 PM
  Wednesday 10 AM to 8 PM
  Thursday 10 AM to 8 PM
  Friday 10 AM to 5 PM
  Saturday 10 AM to 3 PM
  Sunday CLOSED

  Click here for more   information on Porch Side   Pickup.



for photos of our

Adult Craft projects.

See the great job done by our patron crafters!