The West Caldwell Public Library Reference & Adult Services Department offers high quality print and electronic resources for our patrons’ informational and research needs. Reference services include but are not limited to: inter-library loan requests, computer assistance, research aid, reader’s advisory, and faxing services. If you could like to speak with a Reference Librarian, you can reach the Reference Department by phone at 973-226-5441 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
GALE VIRTUAL REFERENCE LIBRARY
Click here for access. Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for research. These reference materials can be accessed with a West Caldwell Public Library Card.
Click here for access. This collection provides access to a wide selection of full-text scholarly, reference, and professional eBooks that cover topics including the social sciences, humanities, science, and more.
You must have a BCCLS Library Card to use this catalog outside of the Library.
ESL (English-As-A-Second Language) – The West Caldwell Public Library offers weekly ESL Language Program from September – May. Classes are held on Monday evenings from 6:30 PM-8:30 PM in the Community Meeting Room. Classes are free and open to the public. To inquire or to register, please contact the Reference Department at 973-226-5441. Walk-ins are also welcome!
For immediate ESL assistance, please click to see our online language learning programs and apps.
Tech Tuesdays- The West Caldwell Public Library offers one-on-one technology instruction every Tuesday. Get help with tablets, phones, downloading e-Books, and more. To inquire or to register, please contact the Reference Department at 973-226-5441.
Proctoring – Due to time restraints, we can only offer proctoring services to West Caldwell residents. To see if we have an available librarian, please email email@example.com.
Faxing Services – The West Caldwell Public Library Reference staff will provide faxing service upon patron request. Faxing service fees are as follows:
- Within N.J. 1-3 pages $2.00 4-6 pages $4.00
- Outside N.J. 1-3 pages $3.00 4-6 pages $6.00
- Toll free numbers flat rate of $2.00
- We do not accept incoming faxes
There is a limit of six pages per fax number. The Library will not receive incoming faxes for patrons. Unfortunately, the Library is unable to send international faxes at this time.