Please join us for our next monthly meeting at the library (65 Scotland Road) on Monday August 11, 7:30--9 PM

Representing the Friends of the South Orange Library at the 2013 South Orange Street Fair are, from left, Tonia Moore (president), Jillian Stone, Anne Simms (past president), and Sandy Lublin  

The Book Cage:Your

Mon. 10 - 2pm

Tues. 1 - 3pm

Wed. 4 - 6pm

Thurs. 1 - 3pm

Sat. 2 - 4pm

Third floor of SOPL, behind the elevator (ask at the Circulation Desk). 

$2 hardcovers, 50 cent paperbacks, $1 all media.

The Book Cage is now accepting donations of children's books, gardening books, cookbooks, and mysteries. Please bring your donations to the Book Cage on Mondays 1--3 or email for an appointment. Please do not leave books at the SOPL circulation desk, as it creates difficulty for the SOPL staff. Thank you!

This modest bookstore is the result of the hard work of many Friends of the SOPL. We thank the SOPL for loaning us their space which, in turn, allows the Friends to help the library thrive as a community hub for information, assistance and fun.


Wondering about the new green "Drop Books Here" box outside the library on the parking lot side? It's not a place to return library books; it is a place to donate books you no longer want! It's also a great way to get rid of "hard-to-donate" books such as encyclopedias, user's manuals, and textbooks. We have partnered with Better World Books to earn money (15% of their profits) for our library and spread literacy and a love of reading throughout the world. Read more about it here
Help us run the
Book Cage!
We can't have such a fabulous bookstore without your help.
Email or call the library at 973-762-0230 to volunteer a few hours at your secondhand bookstore inside the SOPL.

We had a good turnout for November's wonderful Reading and Concert by David Berkeley. Check out photos from the show on the library's Flickr page:

Looking for an easy way to support the library? Register your Pathmark Advantage card with the Pathmark  Community Rewards Program, and Friends of the South Orange Public Library will receive 1% of your shopping dollars! Sign up at

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