Local History

The Mason Room is open on Tuesdays from 10 am to noon.  At that time, and also by appointment, members of the New Providence Historical Society are available to help with local history research. To make an appointment, call the Historical Society at (908) 665-1034, or email the Historical Society.

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The following local history materials are available during regular library hours:

Images of America: New Providence by Joan Gonczlik and Jane Coddington provides information about New Providence's history and photographs.  

The New Providence - Berkeley Heights Directory (1955 - 1980, with gaps) is a telephone directory with two different indexes: name and address.

The Trail (1960 - ) is the New Providence High School yearbook.

For assistance finding the above materials, please ask at the reference desk. The borough publication New Providence Welcome Guide also has a few pages on New Providence's history.

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