Resources for Students

Resources for Students

Kennedy Library, 500 Hoes Lane

Westergard Library, 20 Murray Avenue

Monday-Wednesday 12-8pm and Thursday-Saturday 12-4pm

More information for grades prek-5

More information for grades 6-12 

Library Cards

Not sure if you have a card? Call or chat with us to check! 

In person: 

Online:

eBooks, digital audiobooks, and other digital content

Libby/eLibrary NJ:
  • Download the Libby app on your smartphone, tablet, or device 
  • Log-in by selecting Library “Libraries of Middlesex Automation Consortium” and then entering your Piscataway library card number and pin number. (If you don’t know your pin number you can call 732-463-1633 ext. 5 or 732-752-1166 ext. 5 and we can look it up.)
  • Click on “Library” to browse or search for the title you are looking for
  • Select “Borrow” or “Place Hold”. Borrow means that it’s available and you can download it right now! Place holds means that it’s not available, and you can sign-up to be notified when it is available for download.
Hoopla:
  • Download the Hoopla app on your smartphone, tablet, or device
  • Select “Sign Up” 
  • Type the information asked for in the boxes
  • Choose “Piscataway Public Library”
  • Type in your Library Card number
  • Browse or search for books, movies, music, comics, and TV shows! 

Note: you may borrow up to 5 tiles from Hoopla each month

For more ways to access eBooks, visit: https://piscatawaylibrary.org/econtent/

Physical books

To place a specific book on hold:

  • Use the library catalog
  • Call the information desk: 732-463-1633 ext. 6 (Kennedy) 732-752-1166 ext. 6 (Westergard)

If you aren’t sure what you are looking for:

  • The library is open for browsing from Monday-Wednesday from 12-8 pm and Thursday-Saturday 12-4 pm.
  • Use this form and a librarian will select titles for you. 

Online Resources and Databases

  • Brainfuse has always been one of our favorite online resources! Create an account using your library card for free access to live tutoring, a writing lab, digital flashcard, language help, test prep, and MORE! Resources available for grades 2 and up. piscatawaylibrary.org/brainfuse  
  • Visit Research Databases for articles, online encyclopedias, language learning, and more

Events

To view all of our upcoming events, including storytimes, programs for teens, and ESL classes for adults, please visit our calendar at: https://piscatawaylibrary.org/joinus/