377 ELKWOOD AVENUE
NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ 07974
908-665-0311

Friends of the New Providence Memorial Library

friends of the new providence library logo final 2021The Friends of the New Providence Memorial Library is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to raise awareness and funds, as well as advocate for, the New Providence Memorial Library. 

The Friends' sponsorship includes:

  • the Sunday Concert Series 
  • the Museum Pass program
  • movie licenses to allow the library to screen feature films
  • special events and programming for all ages
  • funding for improvements such as furniture, artwork, shelving

Additionally, the Friends organize the Annual Craft Fair and curate the library's gallery space. 

To become a Friend of the New Providence Memorial Library, make a contribution in one of two ways:

  • Donate to Friends of NPML via PayPal!  You don't need a PayPal account to give.
  • Print the donation page, then mail it and a check to: Friends of the New Providence Memorial Library, 377 Elkwood Ave., New Providence, NJ 07974. Or hand the envelope to staff at the library's front desk.

In addition, when you shop the Friends' AmazonSmile page, Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the Friends of the New Providence Memorial Library.

The Executive Board is always looking for volunteers.  For more information, send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The Friends of the Library curate the exhibits. To inquire about exhibiting your art or craft work, please send an email to Art Curator at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with a description of your work, or fill out the online application form.

To learn more about the Friends' activities, check the list of Friends-sponsored events below and follow us on Facebook.

Winter Gnome Adult Craft - 10 Dec 2022 - 10:30AM
Cover Girls Holiday Concert - 11 Dec 2022 - 03:00PM
"Portraits" Show Artist Reception - 13 Dec 2022 - 05:30AM
Monthly Movie: The House of Gucci - 13 Dec 2022 - 01:00PM
Books & Bagels - 03 Jan 2023 - 10:30AM
Basics of At-Home 3D Printing - 07 Jan 2023 - 02:00PM
Monthly Movie: Top Gun Maverick - 10 Jan 2023 - 01:00PM
NPHS Jazz Choir Concert - 22 Jan 2023 - 03:00PM
Lunar New Year Children's Party - 04 Feb 2023 - 02:00PM

Cold weather is upon us!

Do you think about curling up with a good book?  We are, of course, the home of good books.  And lots more.  We have some fantastic streaming services where you can get premium content for free.  We have ebooks and eaudiobooks so that you can curl up with your mobile device.  Winter is a great time to plan your exploration of new worlds and Mango Languages can help.  Can't get to the library for your tutoring session?  Check out Brainfuse and get personal assistance for free!

If you do decide to step out, join us for crafts, story times, interest clubs, movie discussions, book clubs and great concerts.   Oh, and don't forget AfterWords, our bookstore downstairs, for great deals on books you never have to return!

We've just scratched the surface of all the programming and resources we offer.  Get the complete picture on our Event Calendar.

 

377 ELKWOOD AVENUE
NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ 07974
908-665-0311