Haddonfield Public Library
60 Haddon Avenue N. Haddonfield, NJ 08033-2469 · 856-429-1304
Mon-Thurs 10am-9pm Fri 10am-6pm Sat 10am-5pm Sun 1pm-5pm
"My guess is (it will be) about 300 years until computers are as good as, say, your local reference library in search."
- Craig Silverstein, Director of Technology, Google.com
Fast Facts about the library
- The library has served the Haddonfield community since 1803.
- The library has served in this facility since 1919. Construction began in 1917 and the first part of the building opened in 1919.
- The library has approximately 120,000 visits from the community annually.
- More than 134,500 items circulated in 2014.
- For every person in town nearly 12 books are read.
- The library has subscriptions to eBooks, downloadable audiobooks, and streaming media through the CloudLibrary, Overdrive, Hoopla and Zinio – ask us how you can access these on your PC, Apple, and mobile devices.
- More than 5100 children participated in over 300 offered programs in 2016.
- Haddonfield has many talented residents and former residents who contribute to the library’s adult and children’s cultural programming. Some of these people include: Thomas Belton, Robert Byrd, Buntzie Churchill, Deborah Garwood, Dan Gutman, Alan Heavens, Monica Yant Kinney, William Meehan, Martin Novelli, Douglas Rauschenberger, Megan Smolenyak, Robert Strauss, Kathy Tassini, Mike Vitez, and Toby Zinman. Check the library’s adult programming and calendar of events for schedule of activities. Many of these authors have donated autographed copies of their books for sale (at the first floor desk.)
- The Haddonfield Friends of the Library have a spectacular annual book sale in September. It is one of the premier library book sales in NJ. Through the proceeds of this sale and membership dues, the Friends contribute to the furnishing in the renovated library, year-round programming, and help launch new services and technology!