Free Public Library
The Frank R. Lautenberg & Family Library specializes in media related to immigrant and labor studies.
The Library is a growing collection of:
- Books: Biographies, Novels, Historical & Contemporary Research
- Audio and videocassettes
- CD's and DVD's
- Unpublished Dissertations, Theses & Manuscripts
- Curriculum Guides for Educators
- Juvenile & Children's Books
The Library is open to the general public:
- Wednesday through Saturday 1-4 PM and by appointment by calling (973) 595-7953
- With a local library card, patrons may borrow media for a 3-week period
- Note: some materials are for reference use only and, may not be borrowed.
New for Adults:
The Man Who Hated Work and Loved Labor: The Life and Times of Tony Mazzocchi, book by Les Leopold, a gift to the library from family and friends in memory of Jack Mandell.
Flying the Line by George E. Hopkins, a two volume history of the Air Line Pilots Association, International, a gift of ALPA & Capt. John A. Prater, President of ALPA.
Howard Zinn: You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train, a film (DVD) by Deb Ellis and Denis Mueller.
New for Educators:
Acting Out: Six On-Act Plays! Six Newbery Stars!, book edited by Justin Chanda featuring the playwrights Avi, Susan Cooper, Sharon Creech, Patricia MacLachlan, Katherine Paterson and Richard Peck.
New for Children:
Bread and Roses, Too, novel by Katherine Paterson.
Labor Day, book by Robin Nelson.
Attention National History Day 2012 participants! This year's theme is Revolution, Reaction, Reform in History. Visit or call for library resources on topics including child labor, safety in the workplace, immigration and others. For additional details about National History Day visit http://www.nhd.org.