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Moorestown Library inspires, engages, and connects our community.

Mission
Moorestown Library strengthens our community by inspiring and supporting learning, literacy, creativity, and expression.

Shared Values
Moorestown Library staff and Trustees embrace the following shared values in delivering service to the community:

  • We treat every person in our community with respect.
  • We offer a fulfilling library experience for everyone in our diverse community with a welcoming facility, accessible resources, and friendly, knowledgeable staff.
  • We provide a variety of programs and collections to meet the interests of our entire community.
  • We encourage staff creativity and innovation so they can learn and grow in their positions.
  • We offer access to the latest technology and instruction so everyone can participate in our digital society.
  • We foster early literacy, learning, and community involvement to support active civic engagement.
  • We are thoughtful stewards of public resources.

Strategic Plan 2023-2026

Phone: 856-234-0333
Fax: 856-235-4687
Address: 111 West Second Street, Moorestown, NJ 08057

Library Directorjserpico@moorestownlibrary.org
Administration: office@moorestownlibrary.org
Adult Services Departmentadult@moorestownlibrary.org
Youth Services Departmentyouth@moorestownlibrary.org
Circulation Departmentcirculation@moorestownlibrary.org
Interlibrary Loanill@moorestownlibrary.org


Joan Serpico, Library Director.
Renee Munoz, Bookkeeper.
Caitlin Hawe-Ndrio, Head of Adult Services.
Jennifer Dunne, Head of Youth Services.
Kristin Rothenberger, Head of Circulation.
Tasha Graziani, Head of Technology and Technical Services.

Monday – Thursday: 9:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.


The library will be closed for the following holidays in 2024:

  • Monday, January 1 – New Year’s Day
  • Monday, January 15 – MLK Day
  • Monday, February 19 – President’s Day
  • Friday, March 29 – Good Friday
  • Sunday, March 31 – Easter Sunday
  • Friday, May 17 – Staff Training Day
  • Monday, May 27 – Memorial Day
  • Thursday, July 4 – Independence Day
  • Monday, September 2 – Labor Day
  • Wednesday, November 27 – Thanksgiving Eve (library closing at 5pm)
  • Thursday, November 28 – Thanksgiving
  • Friday, November 29 – Thanksgiving Friday
  • Tuesday, December 24 – Christmas Eve (Library closing at 1pm)
  • Wednesday, December 25 – Christmas Day
  • Tuesday, December 31 – New Year’s Eve (library closing at 5pm)

Current members of the Board are:

  • Joan Bernstein
  • Jamie Boren, President
  • Jacqueline Brownell, Moorestown Township Schools representative
  • Micki Ginsberg
  • Caroline Joyce, Treasurer
  • Beth Misselhorn, Secretary
  • Mary McMahon
  • Kevin Aberant, Township Manager
  • Joan Serpico, Library Director

Board Meetings

The Board meets on the fourth Wednesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. (with the exception of November and December for the third Wednesday of the month.)
Meetings are held in Meeting Room A in the Library, 111 West Second Street, Moorestown. Public participation comments may be emailed to meeting@moorestownlibrary.org.
Formal action may be taken at any official meeting on any business involving the Library Board of Trustees.

View Upcoming Board Meetings

View Meeting Agendas and Minutes


Important Documents

The Moorestown Library is located behind Main Street at the intersection of Church and Second Streets in Moorestown, New Jersey.

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Since 1853, the Friends of the Moorestown Library have been dedicated to making library access free and enriching for all residents. We finance numerous library resources, programs, and activities through membership dues, donations, book sales, and volunteer efforts. Every contribution directly supports the library, ensuring our community enjoys many educational and recreational opportunities without financial barriers.

Please click the button below to learn more about the Friends of the Library and how you can support us.

Friends of the Library Page

We’re Hiring!

The Moorestown Library is seeking an enthusiastic individual to provide excellent customer service in the position of Library Assistant.

DESCRIPTION:
This is a part-time, 12 hour per week position including one evening a week and up to 3 Saturdays and 1 Sunday a month.

HOURS:

  • 1 Weekday evening:  5-9 PM
  • 3 Saturdays/month: 9 AM – 5 PM
  • 1 Sunday/month: 12:30 PM – 5 PM

 

EXAMPLES OF WORK:

  • Answers phone and routes calls accordingly.
  • Welcomes patrons entering the library.
  • Registers new patrons, updates cards, and renews expired library cards.
  • Checks material in/out.
  • Assists patrons with information requests and/or finding material.
  • Fields reference & assistance questions to appropriate staff.
  • Handles basic math calculations with precision; collects donations and fees.
  • Shelves returned materials
  • Manages requests/holds

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Prior library experience preferred
  • Excellent computer skills with the ability to learn new technology quickly
  • Customer-focused: warm, friendly, helpful, courteous, and energetic with a positive attitude
  • Able to lift books, stand, shelve on low and high shelves

SALARY and BENEFITS:

$16 hour plus sick and vacation pay and enrollment in retirement program

TO APPLY:

Submit a cover letter, resume and three professional references to

Joan Serpico, Library Director at jserpico@moorestownlibrary.org

Preference given to applications sent by March 25, 2024.


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