America's News: Search current and archived coverage of issues, events, people, government, sports and more with the largest collection of full-text U.S. newspapers. Includes staff-written articles, obituaries, editorials, announcements, real estate and other sections.

To go directly to The Record, click here. To go directly to the Passaic Valley Today click hereTo go directly to the Star Legder click here

Consumer Reports is an independent nonprofit member organization that works side-by-side with consumers for truth, transparency, and fairness in the marketplace. Click "search within this publication".

EBSCOhost databases and discovery technologies are the most-used, premium online information resources for tens of thousands of institutions worldwide, representing millions of end-users.

A wide range of sole-source material that have been written by experts and vetted by Facts On File's editorial team. The databases are carefully indexed by subject specialists and are reliable sources of high-quality, accurate, and impeccably organized information.

Instantly borrow free digital movies, music, eBooks and more, 24/7 with your library card.

Bringing you hundreds of thousands of movies, full music albums, audiobooks and more, hoopla is a revolutionary digital service made possible by your local library.

GaleNet provides you access to Contemporary Authors Online. Find biographical information on more than 149,000 modern novelists, poets, playwrights, nonfiction writers, journalists and scriptwriters. 

Borrow the title from another library using JerseyCat from your home computer to request that the library borrow the item(s) from another library.

JerseyClicks is New Jersey's statewide portal that features the suite of statewide full-text databases. These high quality databases cover subjects such as health, history, business, education, science, current events, literature, and popular fiction. The suite also includes Informe, our Spanish language full-text database.

Create resumes and cover letters, learn interviewing techniques, and prepare for related exams. Access millions of job listings.


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OverDrive is a free service offered by your library or school that lets you borrow digital content (like eBooks and audiobooks) anytime, anywhere. Every OverDrive collection is slightly different because each library or school picks the digital content they want for their users.

Learn up to 80 languages in any of 50 languages with Pronunciator. That’s 4,000 possible course combinations! Pronunciator offers the largest ESL curriculum on the planet, with courses for 50 non-English languages.

RBdigital Magazines, the world's largest newsstand, offers full-color digital magazines for anytime, anywhere reading on desktops, mobile devices, and apps. Your library's collection of popular digital magazines includes both new and backlist titles with no holds, no checkout periods, and no limits.


The Newark Star-Ledger Collection:  Search more than 29 years of Newark history with the Newark Star-Ledger. Coverage from 1989 through today. Explore current and archived issues of The Newark Star-Ledger with full-color newspaper pages and individual articles


Click the link to view Totowa's 75th Anniversary book Totowa Borough 1898-1973

Click the link to view Totowa's 100th Anniversary book Totowa Borough 1898-1998


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