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Maplewood Public Library
51 Baker St, Maplewood, NJ 07040
The Maplewood Public Library houses a selection of books, magazines, music and DVDs, and also offers eBooks. The libraryMore also offers computers for public use, notary services and meeting rooms, which can be reserved for public use. Homework help is available for kids as well.
Maplewood Memorial Library Hilton Branch
1688 Springfield Ave, Maplewood, NJ 07040
The Hilton branch of the Maplewood Memorial Library is a cozy, bright and friendly neighborhood library that boasts anMore excellent DVD collection and a helpful staff. It has a great kids' area with computer access and comfortable chairs. In addition to the computer stations with Internet access, it also offers free Wi-Fi for laptop users.
Maplewood Memorial Library
51 Baker St, Maplewood, NJ 07040

The main branch of the Maplewood Library is across the street from Maplewood Middle School and typically thronged byMore students after school. There's a large children's section with story time sessions and other programming. There are two meeting rooms, which are available to non-profits free of charge. And there are 329 magazine titles and 10,000 audiovisual titles.

The library director is Sarah Lester.

The number to reach the Children's Room is 973-762-1560.

Maplecrest Park
239 Oakland Rd, Maplewood, NJ 07040
Maplecrest, located near the Hilton Branch of the Library on Springfield Avenue, is one of six public parks inMore Maplewood. Its playing fields and tennis courts make it a popular destination for town and area residents. Also, each summer, the Springfield Avenue Alliance holds its Mayfest festival in the park, which features live music and activities for children such as egg tosses and the moon bounce.
Memorial Park
124 Dunnell Rd, Maplewood, NJ 07040

Many Maplewood residents are transplanted New Yorkers. The town's easy commute to the Big Apple certainly attractsMore former Gothamites. But we can't help but wonder if the fact that Maplewood has a central park, of sorts, adds to its former New Yorker appeal.

Memorial Park is at the heart of the town, as it's bordered by the train station, the Municipal Building, the Maplewood Library and the town's country club.

The park features two playgrounds, two multi-purpose fields, three tennis courts and four picnic tables.

Maplewood Community Music
120 Burnett Ave, Maplewood, NJ 07040
If you ask people on the street, many might say we are the local community band. While that is true, we do so much moreMore to enrich and inspire people in Maplewood and its surrounding communities. We have not one, but six community ensembles (including two bands), that provide free concerts throughout the Maplewood area each year. We also temporarily form jazz combos, celebration bands, marching bands and demonstration groups for certain events. Our 50 musicians are your neighbors, friends, and coworkers, and nearly all work outside the music industry. Musicians of all ages from high school to retired, mostly hobbyists, participate in MCM. Beyond the music, many of our musicians volunteer to work on the various behind the scenes activities required to run a non-profit organization. Not only do we perform many free concerts throughout the year for audiences of all ages including our families, seniors, veterans and our youth, but we also partner with various local organizations such as our schools, town departments, libraries and business districts to provide music, demonstrate instruments and music styles, support benefit events and support other music-related programs. Our ensembles: > Maplewood Community Concert Band > Swing Town, our community big band > Bones Unlimited (trombone choir) > Jackson Square (Dixieland band) > The MapleWoodWinds (wind quintet) > The Silvertones (flute choir). Musicians Wanted! The Maplewood Community Concert Band always has room for new members and welcomes all musicians (even rusty ones!) with at least high school level playing experience. Dust off your instrument and stop by any rehearsal. 2nd and 4th Wednesdays, 7:30 - 9:30 p.m. at the DeHart Community Center. College and high school music students, we want you too! To learn more about Maplewood Community Music, visit us at http://maplewoodcommunitymusic.org/ or contact us at info@maplewoodcommunitymusic.org