What's New...

October 6, 2022

The library now has tote bags for sale.  The tote bags are $5.00 each.  You can also win a bag by completing the Fall Reading Challenge which can be downloaded here or pick up the Challenge Form at the library.  All ages are invited to participate.

September 15, 2022

August 23, 2022

March 25, 2022

March 1, 2022

February 2022

AARP Appointment Schedule.pdf
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November 8, 2021

October 1, 2021

September 16, 2021

September 7, 2021

July 26, 2021

July 14, 2021

June 20, 2021

May 18, 2021

May 12, 2021

April 28, 2021

CDC Guidelines.pdf
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April 26, 2021

Origami Craft Kits

April 1, 2021

March 29, 2021

March 18, 2021

March 15, 2021

3/8/21 Check out our exciting new program

March 2, 2021

February 16, 2021

February 8, 2021

January 28, 2021

January 22, 2021

January 10, 2021

Sneak Peek of some of the changes.

December 14, 2020

November 23, 2020

November 11, 2020

October 7, 2020

September 29, 2020

September 8, 2020

The Runnemede Public Library is please to host a Free Parent Webinar:

5 Ways to Ease Your Student Back to School After Covid-19

A free webinar for parents of Elementary, Middle, and High School Students


In this 30 minute highly dynamic, action-specific, and interactive seminar, parents are invited to learn best-practice, tools and strategies to support their student as they transition back to school this fall.


When: Monday August 17, 2020, 10:00am or 6:00pm

How: You will receive a Zoom invite prior to the start of the webinar.

In this free seminar, parents will learn:

-How can I help my student start school strong

-What proven activities should your student practice to maximize academic success

-How can I keep my student on track and on task

-How can I encourage my student's accountability

-What are the best strategies to help my student minimize distractions

-What are the best ways to reduce your student's stress and anxiety

-What are the best ways to deal with uncertainty


There is no charge for the program but registration is required.


Register Now





July 21, 2020


Check out the new video with Theresa and Elise.

Making Invisible Ink.


Click HereFor Video and printable instructions.

July 16, 2020

The library building continues to be closed to the public, however appointments can be made for curbside pick-up, limited computer use and notary services.  Please call for scheduling; 939-4688 or email: Runnemedelibrary@gmail.com.

Check out the first of our craft videos.  Learn how to make Sticky Slime from the new book called Smithsonian Maker Lab.

This is one of 28 Super Cool Projects to do at home.

Call the library to get a small container of slime or to borrow the book. (supplies limited).

See Theresa and Elise make Sticky Slime

June 29, 2020 

Update from the AARP

Virtual Tax Help Available

-AARP is now offering online options for tax preparation as well as help over the phone.

-We encourage you to take advantage of the new Tax-Aide's Virtual Options.

-A self-prep option, provides taxpayers with free access to software so you can prepare taxes on your own, is available via the link below.

-If you would like help completing your own taxes, you can request the assistance of a volunteer to coach you through the process via phone or computer screen-sharing.

Visit:  aarp.org/money/taxes/aarp_taxaide

June 27, 2020

Although the Governor has ok'd libraries to open as of July 2nd, we are not ready to begin normal operations.  As we await supplies needed to keep the staff and patrons safe we will continue to offer curbside/ no contact delivery.  The library staff is committed to offering our community the best possible service under the circumstances.  As we make needed adjustments to the building, we will keep you informed.  Call us or email, we'll do whatever we can to help.  There are lots of books and activity bags for kids to use at home.  Just ask.  Need ideas for what to read?  Click Here to see the newest arrivals.

June 22, 2020

The Battleship New Jersey has re-opened for self-guided tours.  More Information.

At home Summer Reading Program has begun.  See all activities for kids.


Check out the new, free programs available from ScholasticOnline and don't forget to pick up a copy of First Aid for Feelings.

June 12, 2020

Governor Murphy announced today that libraries throughout the state of New Jersey may start offering "curbside or no contact" pickup of materials as early as next week.

We are hard at work planning how to re-open in ways that prioritize your safety and the safety of library staff.  The re-opening will occur in several phases.  We are currently in Phase I.


Getting items on hold:

Your holds from March are right where we left them.  Soon you will be contacted to see if you are still interested and when they will be available for pick up.


Returning checked out materials:

The book drop is available for returning materials.  There is no rush as dates have been extended to July 31st.  For your safety and the safety of our staff, all materials will be quarantined for 72 hours before being checked in and reshelved.


No-contact pick-up of materials:

'We will make an announcement soon regarding when you may begin picking up library materials for check out.  You can begin to use the online catalog to seach for titles or use this link to see all the newest books available  as of last March.  New books will be added as deliveries resume.


The building will be open to the public after the Governor's Executive Order that closed libraries back in March is lifted.  We are working to prepare the building so it is safe for library users and staff.


Access to Libby (e-books) is available 24/7as well as the Scholastic Storybooks for kids.  Need help setting it up or using, call or email, we're happy to help.


Preparations for re-opening

June 8, 2020

As we prepare for offering library services in the COVID-19 world, (beginning date to be determined as per the Governor).

The library will be adjusting hours and beginning with curbside delivery.  The building will continue to remain closed for the time being.  We will need your help.  Giving us a list of books will really help us help you.  New books have been ordered but currently are undeliverable.  Once they have been received the books will be posted under the New Book section of the website.  For now if you want to look through our selection, click here or us the online catalog.

 2020 Census Update

So far 71.7% of Runnemede residents have completed the census. If you haven't responded,  can you help get us closer to 100%? 

Getting an accurate count directly benefits our schools and health care system.  An accurate count is also important for Congressional representation.  Our numbers matter.

How can I help? You can still respond by internet, phone or by filling in the Census form you received in the mail.  Help us and yourself out!

Steps for using the Online Catalog

Did you know that you can use the online catalog to find books and other materials?  You can also view your current checkouts, renew your books ,and reserve materials for yourself. (We will pull the requests and call you)

To use the catalog:

1. Once on the website: RunnemedePublicLibrary.net

2.Look for Books and More, click on the library logo, search here.

3. To login into your personal page, look for the login function on the upper right side of the catalog search page in the blue section.

When prompted fill in:

Username: your patron number from your library card.

Password: your last name all lower case

Once logged in look for the Catalog tab and My Info tab on the Upper left in the blue box.

From here you can see your checked out materials and due dates, renew your books and put items on reserve.

Having a problem: We can help with set up and or reset.

Call us: 856-939-4688

Email: Runnemedelibrary@gmail.com

Text: 856-882-6131, add your last name and patron number


To download and print this information, click here.  


Online catalog instructions for download and printing.
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Contact Us Today!

2 Broadway & BHP

P.O. Box 119
Runnemede, NJ 08078

Phone: 856 939-4688






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