Over 30,000 Books – Adult, juvenile, young adult,  local history and so much more; the library has something for everyone in its book collection.

DVD Collection – Many popular, current movie titles are available in our DVD collection, along with TV series,  documentaries and classics.

Music Collection (CDs) – music for all tastes including electronica, rap, alternative, salsa, classical, opera, pop favorites, country, rock, contemporary Christian, world music, rhythm and blues, jazz and movie soundtracks.

Books on CD – Our popular audiobook collection features a variety of titles.  Teens and children have their own audiobook collection!

Ebooks and Audiobooks – Download ebooks and audiobooks from the Cloud Library.  The mobile app is available in Apple App Store, Google Play, NOOK Storefront, Kindle Fire and PC or Mac Cloud Library Apps.

Digital Magazines & Comics – Use your library card to read and/or download popular magazines & 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.

Magazines – Over 50 titles available. The library keeps back issues of most titles for six months.

Newspapers – Back issues of newspapers are kept for 7 days, except for the Star Gazette which is kept indefinitely.

  • New York Times
  • Daily Record
  • Express Times
  • Star Ledger
  • Star Gazette

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. Printing is available for black & white copies off the Internet.

Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint – These programs are available on eight public computers at the library. Laptops with wifi are available for use in the building.

WiFi – Free wireless access.

Notary Public – Free notary service.   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.

Copy Machine – Black & white copies are $.10; color copies are $.25.

Tax Forms – Federal income tax forms are available during tax season. State forms must be printed off the internet.

Proctoring – proctoring service is available by appointment. Appointments can be made by phone.

MAIN Member – At the end of 2016, the Hackettstown Public Library became the newest member of the Morris Automated Information Network (MAIN) 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 MAIN library to check out items. The closest three MAIN libraries to Hackettstown are: Mount Olive, Washington Township, and the Chester libraries.

Open Borrowing – Participate in Open Borrowing with 150 North Jersey libraries in Morris, Sussex and Bergen Counties. See the website: