New at the Library:  Hoopla!

We have added Hoopla to our inventory of online resources — 1000s of streaming movies, music, ebooks and audiobooks at your fingertips.  It’s easy — just have your library card number and an e-mail address ready, click on the icon above, and start reading, watching, or listening!


Online e-books, e-audiobooks, and digital magazines

This is a great time to enjoy the library’s 24/7 online materials.  Click on the “Borrow something” tab above to find your next library experience.

* More than 200,000 e-books and e-audiobooks are available online on Bibliotheca Cloudlibrary (Video instructions here. Step-by-Step Instructions here,)
* More than 100 magazines are available online on RB Digital Magazines (Instructions here)
*More than 1000 titles are available on RomanceBookCloud
*More than 1000 titles are available on TeenBookCloud
* 100’s of children’s and YA titles are available on Tumblebooks
* More than 75 titles are available on the library’s preloaded Kindles-to-go
* Consumer Reports online — and many more digital resources


Did you know…

That you can register online for a new library card which allows you access to all our great digital resources available for free?  You will receive a temporary card number which must be entered into our system properly before you can start borrowing online.

Please click this icon and follow the prompts to obtain your free library card.

Then send an e-mail to bhpl@boontonholmeslibrary.org alerting us of your new temporary card.  Please include your name and e-mail address in the message.  If you already have an account but can’t remember the number or other details, we can help you find your number.


Library Operations Update

As of Sunday, March 16, the library is closed to the public due to the COVID-19 outbreak.  The limited lending service has been suspended.  Patrons are kindly asked to not return items in the book bin.

All Boonton Library items have an extended due date until April 20.
MAIN-wide Fine Amnesty on overdue items is in effect through April 30, 2020


Scenes of Boonton Amateur Photo Contest

We are pleased to invite Boonton residents of all ages to participate in a photography contest celebrating the scenes and sights of beautiful hometown.  Put on your photographer’s hat, grab your camera or smart phone and venture out on a local photo safari.   Submit your entry before April 3, 2020 Details and rules may be found here.   Model release form here.


Boonton Times Online Initiative!

We are looking for donations to help us make our treasure trove of digitized copies of The Boonton Times available online to our patrons.  This fabulous resource of the town’s local newspaper dates back to 1872.  Find obituaries, stories and ads which capture the spirit of this great old town.  Donations in any amount are gratefully accepted.