Boonton Holmes Library



Events & Information

Upcoming Events at the
Boonton Library



Battle of the Books
Get ready for March Mania at the Boonton Library! Your favorite books will face off in a bracket-style game. Be sure to come in to submit your picks beginning March 1. Runs all month.
Kitchen Pantry Reboot with Mary Ellen Zung
Saturday March 11  at 1:30 pm
This 30-45 minute program teaches participants how to read nutrition fact labels, what to look for and what to avoid, and why, when shopping and deciding which foods to bring into their home. A special emphasis will be on cost-effective healthy options, rather than “convenience” packaged foods that tend to be much higher in cost than the whole food itself.
“Retirement By Design “
presented by Heather LeVar
Thursday March 16 at 7pm
Discussion of the need to define retirement goals, how to determine savings and strategies needed to reach those goals, and how to use the power of 3 (time/money/return) to one’s advantage.



Local History Open House
Saturday April 8 at 1pm.
Did you know the library has a vast collection of local history and resources? It does! Stop by to see our selection of local history material as well as learn about My Heritage online (free for library card holders) and our digitized Boonton Times.
Learn how to place a local history request and meet Laura Kraus, our Local History librarian!
“Focus on Fixed Income”
presented by Heather LeVar

Thursday April 20 at 7pm
Understanding the basic seven characteristics of fixed income investments , the advantages of laddering and how fixed income may be part of your investment strategy.


Green Smoothie Class w Mary Ellen Zung
May 11 7:00pm

This 30-45 minute program explains what kinds of food we want to have in the spring to nourish, lighten up, and detox from winter. Using Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and Ayruvedic philosophy and practices, we teach how to build a disease fighting, well balanced, and delicious green smoothie for renewed energy. We’ll also discuss the difference between juicing and blending, and how to introduce smoothies to your family.
Outlook & Opportunities: Prepping Your Portfolio
Presented by Heather LeVar
Thursday May 18 at 7pm
An up-to-date discussion on Investment strategy and market commentary in today’s political and economic climate.


“Preparing Your Estate Plan”
Presented by Heather LeVar
Thursday June 15 at 7pm
Basic overview of estate planning: account registration, beneficiary designation,  will, trust, tax information, life insurance and Transfer On Death (TOD).

BHPL Photo Contest
Get ready to show your best work focusing on the Town of Boonton! The library will be hosting a photo contest beginning in June 2017. Stay tuned for more details.

3M Cloud Library + Bibliotheca

Your ebook and audiobook resource.

Click the logo below for access to thousands of e and audiobooks
for free with your library card.


Click here for more technical information on devices and how to register.

World Book Online

A more reliable alternative to Google!



Whether you’re working on a project or report for school or simply want to learn more about a new subject, World Book is the best online resource for reliable information.

World Book Online highlights: eBooks– access online versions of World Book’s best nonfiction titles, from biographies to books about outer space.

Student– learn how to research and correctly cite resources for school projects. Type your topic right into the search engine below!

Log in to World Book Online using your Boonton Library card.

Check out TumbleBooks!

Click the image above and use your
library card number to sign in.


The Boonton Holmes Library is very excited to announce a new
geneaological site to our library, My Heritage!!

The new site contains 6 billion historical records
from the United States and across the globe!

You can access MyHeritage from the library or your home computer using
your sixteen digit library card number.

Click here to access MyHeritage.

Zinio Digital Magazines
Click below to access free digital magazines.



Simply click, create an account and begin reading!

 Learn a new language today!

Access Rosetta Stone for free using your library card.
Click below to get started.

**Clicking the Rosetta Stone logo below will direct you to the Jersey Clicks website. Enter your card number. You will then be directed to Rosetta Stone.**


Boonton Tales:
Now accepting your stories

The Boonton Tales project is up and running, so feel free to submit your stories.

Stories can be emailed to:

 Ernie Piscatello submitted the first story on the subject of VE Day: May 8, 1945 and his memory of it. Click here to read it

WANTED: Boonton yearbooks.

The Library and High School are looking to complete their collections of yearbooks. Both collections have missing years. If you have any of the following years and are interested in donating, please contact the library 973-334-2980

Anything before 1927
1931          1942
1932          1943
1933          1945
1936          1950
1938          1984
1939          1994
1940          2004
1941          2005
1943         2013