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 |2023-02-28T13:24:41-05:00January 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 |2023-02-28T13:24:41-05:00January 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 |2023-02-28T13:24:42-05:00January 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 |2023-02-28T13:24:42-05:00November 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 |2023-02-28T13:24:42-05:00October 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 |2023-02-28T13:24:42-05:00May 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 |2023-02-28T13:24:43-05:00May 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 December 13 will take place at the Hackettstown Public Library and will allow for remote participation by residents. Residents can join the meeting from a computer, tablet or smartphone using the following link: Join by phone ‪(US) +1 [...]

By |2023-02-28T13:24:43-05:00April 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 |2023-02-28T13:24:44-05:00March 13th, 2020|Announcements|

The Children’s Room is Open!

UPDATE! December, 18th 2018. Our Children's Room is now open to the public during regular library hours! Children's materials are available to circulate, and we have displays filled with new books, DVD's, and audio. Stop by the library anytime during regular hours to check out our holiday display and read and play! The library is [...]

By |2023-02-28T13:24:44-05:00December 18th, 2018|Announcements, Children|
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