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Art Exhibits

The New Providence Memorial Library seeks to provide access to educational, informational and cultural resources to the community. As part of that mission, the library encourages the artistic and cultural interests of the community by providing a showcase for art by local and area artists. 

Visit our gallery website to view the library's past and current exhibits online.

On the Walls of the Reading Area/Conti Room:  

Dec'23 - Jan'24:  Floral Paintings by Jill Lefevre & Lynn Celler
Feb'24 - Mar'24:  The Fiber Show by Gabrielle Stern, Ritu Lalan, Judy Enright, Sue Erdreich, and Katie Truk
Apr'24 - May'24:  New Providence High School art students show

In the Display Case:

Dec'23:  Mary Canziani - painted books 
Jan'24:  Reeves-Reed Arboretum 
Feb'24:  Historical Society  
Mar'24:  Martha Kieczykowski - pottery  
Apr'24:  New Providence High School student works  
Jun'24 - Jul'24:  Community Art Show participants  

Information for Artists :

The Friends of the Library curate the exhibits. To inquire about exhibiting your art or craft work, please send an email to Art Curator at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with a description of your work, or fill out the online application form.

You will need to sign a library waiver form to display art.  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or mail the form to the New Providence Library, Attn: Art Displays, 377 Elkwood Avenue, New Providence, NJ 07974.

Come inside and connect!

Welcome to your NEW New Providence Memorial Library!

If you haven't visited us lately, be sure to come in and experience all that has changed. Our new layout has something for everyone. Browse our new displays, choose your favorite spot to cozy up and read, or sit down to work. Explore our expanded catalog now that we're part of the MAIN Library Alliance. You can request materials in our online catalog from any member library to be delivered here for you to pickup, if we don't have what you need in house. 

We are thrilled to be FINE FREE in an effort to encourage you to come back and keep borrowing. Your library card is your key to all free subscriptions, online resources, and digital materials, too. So get your library card and make a note of your barcode number!

Come discover, collaborate and connect with Your Library this winter and all year long. Visit our Calendar for our program schedule. Join us!

We look forward to seeing you here,

~ Stacey Maisch, Library Director

Upcoming Events

Feb 01 10:00AM-Teen Winter Reading Challenge
Feb 26 04:30PM-NP Chess Club Lecture
Feb 26 05:30PM-NP Chess Club Play
Feb 26 05:30PM-Teen Volunteer Training
Feb 26 07:00PM-Silent Book Club