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New Providence Engineering Department
360 Elkwood Ave, New Providence, NJ 07974

Located on the third floor of the Municipal Center, the Engineering Department supports other borough departmentsMore through its services.

Department employees include the borough engineer, assistant borough engineer and administrative assistant. Many department functions include reviewing design services for any construction in the municipality, reviewing applications issued to the Planning Board, Construction Department and Board of Adjustment, and issuing permits for tree removal and road openings. The department also communicates with residents regarding property issues and assists with coordinating grants and projects with the New Jersey Department of Transportation, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and Union County.

New Providence Memorial Library
377 Elkwood Ave, New Providence, NJ 07974
The New Providence Memorial Library offers town residents a wide variety of books, CDs and audiobooks. DVDs are alsoMore available to borrow for $1 each. Several computers with Internet access are available for half-hour sessions. Patrons may also print from the Internet and make photocopies, at $0.20 per sheet. Reading groups are available - members meet on the first and third Thursday of each month. Several policies are in place, ranging from cell phone use to requesting a meeting room, and can be reviewed on the library website. The library also plays host to several programs, events and classes throughout the year. A children's room is also available, which features a reading room, toys, wall murals, a fish tank, tables and chairs, and an extensive collection of children's books.