Choosing a School

Research and find out which schools fit your criteria.  You can also learn what each school expects from you. Best Colleges- Your Guide to Choosing a College  US News and World Report- U.S. News Best Colleges  College Board- College Search Princeton Review- College Search  College Stats- List of all Colleges and Universities in the [...]

By |2021-01-26T12:56:46-05:00January 26th, 2021|Announcements|

Financial Aid Resources

See what local options are available for financing your college experience: Hackettstown High School - Financial Aid Resources and downloadable Scholarship Bulletin Hackettstown American Legion Post #164 - Scholarship Information Additional Resources: Best Colleges- Your Guide to Financial Aid (Overview) Best Colleges- Your Guide to the FAFSA (FAFSA) Best Colleges- Your Guide to College Loans [...]

By |2021-01-26T12:47:46-05:00January 26th, 2021|Announcements|

Test Prep Resources

Learn all about the ins and outs of taking the SAT/ACTs; From tips to resources to practice exams. College Board- Inside the SAT (SAT) Best Colleges- SAT Prep Guide (SAT) The ACT- The ACT Test for Students (ACT) Best Colleges- ACT Prep Guide (ACT) Number 2- SAT and ACT Resources (SAT/ACT) [...]

By |2021-01-26T12:08:55-05:00January 26th, 2021|Announcements|

Late Fees are Reinstated

As of January 2021, late fees have been reinstated at the Hackettstown Public Library.  The three-day quarantine period will be taken into account when materials are checked in, so you will not see any late fees as a result of our safety precautions.  Additionally, you will only be charged for late fees that are incurred [...]

By |2021-01-12T12:52:16-05:00January 12th, 2021|Announcements|

Annual Donations Drive

Sponsored by the Woman's Club of Hackettstown and the Office of Veteran Services at Centenary University: To benefit veteran residents at the Lyons VA Medical Center and the East Orange VA Medical Center, the items being requested are listed below.  The library will serve as a collection location until December 11. 2021 wall calendars note [...]

By |2020-11-19T13:48:40-05:00November 19th, 2020|Announcements|

Fall Food Drive

Help us feed our neighbors this holiday season!  Now through Monday, November 16, please consider dropping off canned goods or other non-perishable food items at the library during our regular business hours.  Items dropped off at the Library will be donated to The Lord's Pantry at Trinity Church.

By |2020-10-16T15:00:14-04:00October 16th, 2020|Announcements|

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate chip cookies! Ingredients 1 egg 1 ½ cups of flour ½ tsp baking soda ¼ cup brown sugar, packed light ¾ cups chocolate chips ¼ tsp salt 1 tsp vanilla ½ cup white sugar 8 tbsp (1 stick) butter Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Microwave butter for about 40 seconds. It should be [...]

By |2020-05-17T21:36:55-04:00May 17th, 2020|Announcements|

Fresh Fruit Tart with Vanilla Mascarpone Cream

Recipe From Sally's Baking Addiction Ingredients Crust 2 Tablespoons (30ml) cold heavy cream 1 large egg 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1 and 1/3 cups (167g) all-purpose flour (spoon & leveled) 1/2 cup (60g) confectioners’ sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup (115g; 1 stick) unsalted butter, cold and cubed Vanilla Mascarpone Cream 1/2 cup (120ml) cold heavy cream 8 ounces mascarpone, at room temperature 1/4 cup (30g) confectioners’ sugar 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract seeds scraped [...]

By |2020-05-11T20:32:50-04:00May 11th, 2020|Announcements|

Hackettstown Library Board of Trustees Meeting

Dear Residents: The meeting of the Hackettstown Library Board of Trustees scheduled for 7 p.m. on April 12 will take place virtually and will allow for remote participation by residents. Residents can join the meeting from a computer, tablet or smartphone using the following link: meet.google.com/itx-ofue-vcc Join by phone ‪(US) +1 716-262-9768‬ PIN: ‪142 560 [...]

By |2021-04-08T09:41:06-04:00April 10th, 2020|Announcements|

Information about Coronavirus/COVID-19

On behalf of the Hackettstown Free Public Library, we want to thank the community for your ongoing support of the library. In light of the rapidly evolving situation regarding the COVID-19 virus, the Board of Trustees has decided to close The Hackettstown Public Library from Tuesday, March 17 through Monday, March 30, at which time [...]

By |2020-03-16T16:50:55-04:00March 13th, 2020|Announcements|
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