The mission of the Carteret Public Library is to enhance the quality of life for all residents of our community. We provide materials and programs that encourage personal growth, stimulate the intellect and entertain, all for a greater sense of well-being and a fruitful life. We particularly strive to instill in Carteret's children a joy of reading that will last a lifetime.


Contact Information


100 Cooke Avenue
Carteret, NJ 07008

Summer Hours: 
Monday - Friday- 9 AM - 8 PM

Saturday 9 to 5 PM

Sundays 12 to 5 PM

Holiday Hours

Telephone: 732-541-3830
Fax: 732-541-6948

Library Circulation Policy

Library Fines & Fees Policy

Internet Use Policy

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