Maplewood Memorial Library Hilton Branch 1688 Springfield Ave, Maplewood, NJ07040 The Hilton branch of the Maplewood Memorial Library is a cozy, bright and friendly neighborhood library that boasts an…More 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.
The main branch of the Maplewood Library is across the street from Maplewood Middle School and typically thronged by…More 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.
Many Maplewood residents are transplanted New Yorkers. The town's easy commute to the Big Apple certainly attracts…More 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.