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(3)c 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 which allow the library to screen feature films including movies newly released on DVD
  • special events for all ages

Additionally, the Friends organize the Annual Craft Fair, curate a wonderful gallery space in the library, and provide funds for other improvements to the library.

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..

To learn more about the Friends' activities, follow us on Facebook.

Upcoming Events

Progress on the re-open front!

We are happy to announce that the Adult stacks have opened for the first time since last March!  You can browse the shelves and choose your own fiction, movie, audiobook, etc.  Our newly relocated YA area is also fully accessible.

The Children's Room remains closed to public access so patrons should continue to browse new and selected materials in the Browsing section while asking staff for other materials.

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