Reference

Contact us and let us help you.  Our librarians are here during business hours to answer your questions. (732) 572-2750 OR adultref@hpplnj.org

Online Resources

  • New York Times

    Access to the New York Times online from within the library. See a Librarian for more information or to get a 72-hour pass for home use.

  • Mango Languages

    Learn a new language today! Lessons in over 70 languages.

  • eLibraryNJ

    Download free eBooks and eAudiobooks on your mobile device or computer

  • EBSCO

    Full-text journals articles; student resources; searchasaurus for children.

  • Contemporary Authors

    Research your favorite authors, including biographical information, career path, writings and works in progress.

  • Novelist

    Fiction for all ages by author, title, plot, series. Discussion guides for study and reading groups.

  • Job & Career Accelerator

    Start your job search here. Create professional resumes & cover letters, explore over 1,000 occupations and search over 5 million job postings, and much more!!

  • Good Reads

    Sign up for monthly newsletters on the latest books in your favorite genre!

  • Jersey Clicks

    Better than Google! High quality databases cover subjects such as health, history, business, education, science, current events, literature, and popular fiction. The suite also includes Informe, a Spanish language full-text database.

  • New Jersey Driving Test - Practice

    Free practice tests for the New Jersey driving exam.

Technology at the Library

Computer Access

The Highland Park Public Library offers a full selection of computerized tools for every research need. These services include the online library catalog, Internet access for adults and children, Microsoft WORD, EXCEL, PowerPoint, Publisher and Adobe Acrobat, wireless internet access and a menu of searchable online databases.

Internet Access for Children

Children who are ten years and under must use the Children’s Room computers. Parents who are in the library with small children may also use the computers in the Children’s Room.

Library Catalog

Look for books from home and at the Library with the Online Catalog. Place holds on books that are not currently checked in, renew your books and review a list of books that you have out or may be overdue.