Staff Emergency Notifications

Notice - Saturday, January 29 - 4:39 pm


Dear Colleagues,


I hope you are doing well and have remained safe today.


All public service units that are normally scheduled to open for Sunday service will remain closed tomorrow - Sunday, January 30.


We will resume normal operations on Monday, January 31.


A huge shout out to our colleagues in Facilities who have been working tremendously hard to shovel and salt all of our properties. Our buildings would be a mess without you and you're doing a great job - Thank You!!


Please continue to practice caution if you need to venture out today or tomorrow and enjoy the remainder of your weekend.




Notice - Friday, January 28 - 11:24 am


Dear Colleagues:


Due to the forecasted Nor’easter which is expected to begin this evening and continue through tomorrow evening, all units of the Library will close at 5:00 pm today - Friday, January 28.


Additionally, all units of the Library will be closed tomorrow - Saturday, January 29.


We will make a decision about Sunday public service operations tomorrow afternoon and communicate to all staff.


Staff who are scheduled to work beyond 5:00 p.m. today or tomorrow will receive Other Paid Leave for those scheduled hours. Please select the pay code "Other Paid Leave" when entering those hours in eTime.


Public service managers should post appropriate signage and notify any staff who are scheduled to report to work after 5:00 p.m.


Facilities and Security staff have been designated essential staff and are required to report to or remain at work unless specifically informed by their manager(s).


Please exercise caution and get home safe when traveling this evening of if you venture out tomorrow. And, remember to regularly check the MTA, NJ Transit and Path websites for service updates.


Enjoy your weekend.