Online Services

eBooks and eAudiobooks – Download eBooks and eAudiobooks from the Cloud Library.  The mobile app is available in the Apple App Store, Google Play, NOOK Storefront, Kindle Fire and PC or Mac Cloud Library Apps.  For step-by-step instructions on downloading the app and setting up your account, click here.

Digital Magazines and Comics – Use your library card to read and/or download popular magazines and comics on a computer or mobile device.  Visit the RBdigital website to create an account.  To download and read magazines and comics on your mobile device, download the free RBdigital app.  For a complete set of instructions, click here.

Electronic Databases – Doing research?  The Library has access to a number of databases that you can use to search for newspaper, magazine, and scholarly articles.  Looking for language learning options?  You’ll find Rosetta Stone here as well.  Access everything from your own home – all you need is a library card!  Find it all here.

Test Proctoring and Notary Service

Test Proctoring – Free test proctoring service is available by appointment, and we ask that you read our full guidelines.

Notary Public – The Library offers free notary services.  Photo ID required and notary service is limited by type of document.  Please call ahead to make sure a notary is on duty and to inquire about your specific document.  To read our full Notary Policy, click here.


Magazines – Over 50 titles available, and the Library keeps back issues of most titles for six months.

Newspapers – The Library receives The New York Times, Daily Record, Express Times, Star Ledger, and Star Gazette.  Most back issues of newspapers are kept for 7 days, but the Star Gazette  is kept indefinitely.

Computers and Printing Services

Public Computers with Internet Access – Computer time with internet access is available on a first come, first serve basis. Please see our Internet Use Policy for information.  Black and white ($.15) and color printing ($.30) is available.

Copy Services – Black & white copies are $.15; color copies are $.30.

Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint – These programs are available on eight public computers at the library.

WiFi – Free wireless access.

Borrowing Services

M.A.I.N. Member – At the end of 2016, the Hackettstown Public Library became the newest member of the Morris Automated Information Network (M.A.I.N.) a group of 38 public libraries in Morris, Somerset, and Warren Counties. Hackettstown residents can request items from any one of the member libraries to be sent to Hackettstown for pickup, or they can go to any M.A.I.N. library to check out items. The closest three M.A.I.N. libraries to Hackettstown are in Mount Olive, Washington Township, and Chester.

Open Borrowing – The Library participates in Open Borrowing with 150 North Jersey libraries in Morris, Sussex and Bergen Counties. See the website: www.openborrowing.org.