About Us

Our History

Library History - The story of how we came to be!

Our Staff

Our Staff - Email addresses for dept. heads and the board.

Friends of the Library

Friends of EOPL - Make a difference. Join our Friends group.

Library Policies

Library Policies - The boring stuff but you have a right to know.


Newsletters & PR - Newsletters and press releases.

Local History

Local History - Take a closer look at the places in your city.

Our Mission

The East Orange Public Library helps people of all ages meet their informational, educational, and recreational needs by acquiring organizing, and assisting in the use of print and non-print resources.

Job Application

East Orange Public Library - a nice place to visit, a great place to work. Download a job application.


Ancestry (In house use only)
When did your ancestors arrive in the U.S.? And how did they get here? Explore your family tree.

Auto Repair Reference Center
All your car repair needs in one easy-to-use location.

Career One Stop
This site helps job seekers, students, businesses and career professionals with resources for employment and career management.

Consumer Reports
Buying smart is just the start. Choose right, be safe and stay informed.

Contemporary Black Biography
Provides informative biographical profiles of the important and influential persons of African American and/or black heritage.

EBSCOHost Research Databases
Access to Auto Repair Reference Center, Ebscohost, Searchasaurus, NoveList, Student Research Center, and Kids Search. Help using EBSCOhost.

Search full-text magazines, journals and encyclopedias from home with your public library card.

Job and Career Accelerator
Learn how to write a resumés, cover letters and get job interview tips.

Learning Express Library
Online practice tests, based on the official exams for SAT, GED, GRE, GMAT, Civil Service jobs, ASVAB and many more. Download ebooks related to Jobs and Careers Skills, or watch video tutorials on basic computer/Internet skills and popular software.

NJ Career Connections
This site will help guide people to some of NJ's best online tools for finding work and connecting to the many programs established to aid workers.

NJ Works Career Videos
NJWorks videos for job seekers with special needs.

Reference USA
We provide library patrons access to extremely accurate and complete business and consumer data.

Rosetta Stone
Up to 30 foreign languages are available for online learning. Start speaking a new language today.

Oxford African American Studies Center
An in-depth resource for African American history.

Work Force 50
Over 50? Arm yourself with employment resources and career information to achieve your goals and help make the most of your talents.

World Book Online
Access World Book Online for homework assignments and so much more.