About LHTL

Our Mission
…to provide the Long Hill community with a destination for reading, learning, friends & fun.

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Hours & Holiday Closings


Library Hours
Mon – Thurs 10 am – 8 pm
Fri 10 am – 5 pm
Sat 10 am – 2 pm
Sun 1 pm – 5 pm (Closed in July & August)


The Library will be closed on the following days in 2020:

Wednesday January 1 (New Year’s Day)
Friday April 10 (Good Friday)
Sunday April 12 (Easter Sunday)
Sunday May 24 (Memorial Day Sunday)
Monday May 25 (Memorial Day – Observed)
Friday July 3 (Independence Day Observed)
Saturday July 4 (Independence Day)
Sunday September 6 (Labor Day Sunday)
Monday September 7 (Labor Day – Observed)
Monday October 12 – Staff Development Day (Columbus Day)
Wednesday November 25 – Early closing at 3:30pm (Thanksgiving Eve)
Thursday November 26 (Thanksgiving Day)
Friday November 27 (Day after Thanksgiving)
Thursday December 24 (Christmas Eve)
Friday December 25 (Christmas Day)
Thursday December 31 – Early Closing at 2pm (New Year’s Eve)

Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees meets the third Wednesday of the month at 7:30 PM at the Library.

  • Joanna Askey (2020)
  • Kimberly Celeste, Mayor’s Rep. (2020)
  • Lisa Butler (2020)
  • Jonathan Kelly (2021)
  • Suzanne Kosempel (2023)
  • Mary Mayer (2020)
  • Lynette Schneider (2020)
  • Sally Semper (2022)
  • TBD, Supt. Rep. (2020)

Note: Library board members’ terms expire on December 31 of the year listed next to their names.


2020 Meetings 

January 15, 2020 (reorganization meeting)
February 19, 2020
March 18, 2020
April 15, 2020
May 20, 2020
June 17, 2020
July 2020 – No meeting
August 19, 2020
September 16, 2020
October 21, 2020
November 18, 2020
December 16, 2020

Board of Trustee Meeting Minutes

2020 Meeting Minutes


2019 Meeting Minutes


2018 Meeting Minutes



2017 Meeting Minutes



2016 Meeting Minutes

Employment Opportunities

We do accept applications for part-time Circulation Assistant positions throughout the year.

Applications are considered current for one calendar year after submission and will be reviewed during that period if an opening occurs.

If you are interested, please complete our Employment Application and email it to Library Director at pierre.rosen@lhtlibrary.mainlib.org


Current Job Openings

Adult Services Librarian

Long Hill Township Library

Job Summary

Would you describe yourself as a dynamic and enthusiastic library professional? Do you enjoy working with computers and other emerging technologies? The Long Hill Twp Library is looking for an enthusiastic full-time adult services librarian to provide reference and other library services for the general public. You’ll assist the Library Director in supervising and overseeing the smooth operation of the library and deal with most day-to-day issues independently. We’re looking for a generalist – a jack of all trades – a polymath – a renaissance person, if you will, who can do everything with a smile and a spring in their step.

Essential Functions of the Job

  • Collection Development
  • Adult Program Planning
  • Technology Management
  • Outreach /  Publicity / Marketing
  • Reference and Reader’s Advisory
  • Training and instruction
  • Prepare monthly statistical reports
  • Keep staff informed and up-to-date on new resources,  including both print and online resources
  • Keep abreast of current trends in the profession
  • Evaluate current library services and make recommendations for change
  • Develop departmental goals on an informal basis
  • Assist with circulation duties and children’s reference and reader’s advisory when needed
  • Work cooperatively with Technical Services to provide direction for cataloging and processing

Qualifications

  • An ALA accredited degree (MLIS, MLS, MI) and NJ Professional Librarian Certification
  • Two (2) years supervisory experience
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Superior computer skills
  • A passion for providing reference, reader’s advisory and technology

Compensation

NJLA Minimum Salary for Library Structure B

Health, dental and pension

To apply send cover letter and resume with contact information for three professional references to: pierre.rosen@lhtlibrary.mainlib.org. In your cover letter, please briefly tell me about your favorite factoid

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