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Gloucester City Library

50 N. Railroad Ave.
Gloucester City, NJ 08030
Phone: 856-456-4181

Attention GPS Users

     When entering the Gloucester City Library into your GPS system you may have to enter the address 809 Monmouth Street, Gloucester City. Otherwise you will end up in Brooklawn, although these address rules may not apply to Google Maps.

Driving Directions From Burlington County

South on Route 130, turn right on Nicholson Road which becomes Hudson Street at Newton Creek. Proceed to the second set of railroad tracks and make a left turn before the 2nd set of tracks. The library is visible at this point (on left).

South on I-295 to Walt Whitman Bridge Exit 26 and North-South Freeway, bear right and take the first exit on right, Exit 1-C (Gloucester, Mt. Ephraim), then left turn. This is Market Street. Keep on Market Street, crossing Route 130 (Royal Farms and Roadway Inn is at the right) until Broadway (gas stations). Turn right on Broadway to second traffic light (Monmouth Street). Turn right and then left after crossing the railroad. This is the municipal parking lot, and the library is straight ahead.

Driving Directions From Gloucester County and points south

Take I-295 heading north towards Camden, to 42 North-South Freeway take Exit 1-C (Gloucester, Mt. Ephraim), then turn left. This is Market Street. Stay on Market Street, crossing Route 130 (Royal Farms and Roadway Inn is at right) until Broadway (gas stations). Turn right on Broadway to second traffic light (Monmouth Street). Turn right and then left after crossing the railroad. This is the municipal parking lot, and the library is straight ahead.

From the Benjamin Franklin Bridge, take Route 676 to Route 130 (Westville/Gloucester City) exit. Turn right at light (Market Street) Continue until you come to Broadway (gas stations). Turn right on Broadway to second traffic light (Monmouth Street). Turn right and then left after crossing the railroad. This is the municipal parking lot, and the library is straight ahead.

From the Walt Whitman Bridge, take Route 130 South to Market Street, make a right turn and go to Broadway (gas stations). Turn right on Broadway to second traffic light (Monmouth Street). Turn right and then left after crossing the railroad. This is the municipal parking lot, and the library is straight ahead.

Driving Directions From New Brunswick and points north

Take N.J. Turnpike to Exit 7. Then take I-295 south to Walt Whitman Bridge Exit 26. Bear right and take the first exit on right, Exit 1-C (Gloucester, Mt. Ephraim), then turn left. This is Market Street. Stay on Market Street, crossing Route 130 (Royal Farms and Roadway Inn is at right) until Broadway (gas stations). Turn right on Broadway to second traffic light (Monmouth Street). Turn right and then left after crossing the railroad. This is the municipal parking lot, and the library is straight ahead.


Library Hours

Monday: 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Tuesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday: 9:00am - 8:00pm
Thursday: 9:00am - 8:00pm
Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
*Saturday: 10:00am - 1:00pm

* - Closed Saturdays in the Summer from June 30th to September 1st.


Holiday Closings

Good Friday/Easter - Friday, March 30th, and Saturday, March 31th - Closed
Memorial Day - Saturday, May 26th, through Monday, May 28th - Closed
Independence Day - Wednesday, July 4th - Closed
Labor Day - Monday, September 3th - Closed
Columbus Day - Saturday, October 6th, through Monday, October 8th - Closed
Veterans Day - Saturday, November 10th, and Monday, November 12th - Closed
Thanksgiving Day - Thursday, November 22th, through Saturday, November 24th - Closed
Christmas Eve, December 24th - To Be Determined
Christmas Day, December 25th - Closed


Library Administration

Library Director

Wen Gu
(856) 456-4181
gc@gcpl.us

Board of Trustees

Mary F Kain - President
Wil Levins - Treasurer
TJ Delengowski - Secretary
JoAnn Gurick - Mayor's Alternate
Brian Francis - Superintendent's Alternate
Linda Baile - new member
Mary Ellen Plews - new member

2018 Meeting Dates

April 23rd @ 6:30pm
May 21st @ 6:30pm
June 25th @ 6:30pm
July 23rd @ 6:30pm
September 24th @ 6:30pm
October 22nd @ 6:30pm
November 26th @ 6:30pm
December 17th @ 6:30pm