Mailing Address:  4 Moore Road - DN 2030
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210 
Phone Number:   609-463-6350

Board Members

Freeholder: E. Marie Hayes

Cape May County Library Commission will hold its monthly meetings on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 1:30pm in the Board Room of the Cape May County Library in Cape May Court House, NJ. All meetings are open to the public.


  • Larry Allen (Chairperson)
  • Jacqueline Henderson (Vice Chair)
  • Eileen Massey (Secretary)
  • Elizabeth Conrad
  • William Hutchinson
Read more: Library Board

The roots of the Library can be traced back to 1923, when Sarah Askew, Secretary of the State Public Library Commission, made frequent visits to Cape May County to enlist influential support for a free county library. Her efforts proved successful, and the Cape May County Free Library was established by referendum in November 1924.

Read more: Library History

The role of the Cape May County Library is to provide informational and recreational materials, services, and programs that will enrich the lives of the people of Cape May County To this end, the Library operates eight branch libraries and a bookmobile service with stops throughout the County. Telephone and in-person reference services are also available. The Library has books, audio books, DVDs, video games, music CDs and eBooks. The Library offers Internet access at all branch locations. A wide variety of online databases and Microsoft Office applications are available in the Library and online through our Library web page. Information on Library programs (for Children, Young Adults and Adults), policies and services is also available on the Library web page.

Take a look at the resources available from the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development.

Are you a Librarian looking to work in Cape May County? Then take a look at the positions we have available.

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