The Philip Roth Personal Library is now open! - Newark Public Library

The Philip Roth Personal Library is now open!

The Philip Roth Personal Library at the Newark Public Library is now OPEN!

Visit for more details on the Philip Roth Personal Library and for details on how to plan your visit!

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The Newark Public Library
5 Washington Street
Newark, NJ 07102
(973) 733-3614

The Philip Roth Inaugural Exhibition Is Always on View During Regular Library Hours. Closed on Holidays.
Monday • 9AM–5PM
Tuesday • 9AM–5PM
Wednesday • 12PM–8PM
Thursday • 9AM–5PM
Friday • 9AM–5PM
Saturday • 10AM–2PM
Sunday • Closed

Please note that due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Library will be closed from 12-1pm daily (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday)
and 3-4pm (Wednesday) for cleaning.

Parking: Public parking is available at the Newark Museum, 49 Washington Street, or at the Edison parking lot on Central Avenue at Halsey Street.

Reading Room: By appointment only. To schedule a research visit, book an appointment here. Please indicate the topic(s) of your research and which books you would like pulled. One week’s notice is required.

Public Transportation:
NJ Transit trains (Montclair-Boonton or Morris and Essex lines) run from NY Penn Station to Broad Street Station in Newark.