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COVID-19 Notices & Information

UPDATE: November 23, 2020

The Library will be closed on Thursday and Friday, November 26 & 27 in observance of Thanksgiving.  The outdoor drops will be closed during this time and fines will be waived.  We will reopen on Saturday, November 28 at 9:30am.

FLPL is open at 25% occupancy for browsing,  Borrowing materials and in-person staff assistance during the below hours:
English Flyer   Chinese Flyer   Japanese Flyer   Korean Flyer

Mon, Wed & Fri: 11am-3pm
Tues & Thurs: 11am-7:30pm
Sat: 9:30am-3pm

No seating or computer use will be available
Children under the age of 12 must be with a parent.


  1. Enter at the parking lot entrance.
  2. Put your returns in the outdoor bins.
  3. Not enter the building if you are sick.
  4. Wear a face mask.
  5. Stand six feet apart.
  6. Limit your visit to 30 minutes.

Schedule is subject to change at any time based on the current health conditions.
Read our complete Code of Conduct.

Check out .our Virtual Program Schedule  

No Library card? No problem!
Sign up for an eCard here.

Benefits for those impacted by COVID-19 Help Center – assistance with unemployment, healthcare, business and more

COVID-19 Resources for Business   from the Business District Alliance of Fort Lee

Ways to Help

Feed the Front Lines!! – Help feed healthcare professionals and support local businesses

FLPTAs Care!  – Help get food to those who need

Fort Lee First Responder Window Appreciation

Making a Non-Medical Mask

Surgeon General On Making Masks 

Instagram video  – how to make a homemade mask

Remote Service Available 24/7

Libby:  books and audiobooks

Hoopla: books, audiobooks, movies and tv shows

RBDigital: magazines

New York Times Online
Fort Lee Public Library’s New York Times digital subscription provides ongoing access to from any of our 14 reference computers, as well as from patron devices registered with our complementary 72 hour pass. When you subscribe with your Fort Lee Public Library card, you’ll get access to articles and blog posts, as well as video, slide shows and other multimedia features. This includes the latest content and news as well as limited access to articles from 1851 to the present day.

You can access the NYT website and content both from inside the library or from home. For either, please register your email address with the New York Times. When accessing from home, you will need to visit this page first and click the ACCESS NEW YORK TIMES ONLINE button. From there you will use a Redeem code that provides access for a 72 hour period. There is no limit on how many codes you can use, so you can keep coming back to get more content! If you have any questions please contact the reference desk.

Pronunciator:  interactive language learning database for Fort Lee Library patrons. You may choose from 60 languages. There are 3,000 language courses and 3 million lessons.

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