COVID-19 Resources

Sharing accurate information from trusted sources is critical to reduce misinformation. Find reliable and current information about Coronavirus (COVID-19) from local, state, and national agencies below:

New Jersey COVID-19 Information Hub

Palisades Park Health Department


Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources: NJ State Library LibGuide


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Information on Coronavirus


NJ Department of Health Communicable Disease Service


Bergen County Coronavirus Information


World Health Organization Coronavirus Information

New Jersey Division of Unemployment Insurance

New Jersey COVID-19 Information Hub: Jobs and Hiring Portal 

New Jersey Department of Human Services

Resource Page

IRS: Coronavirus Tax Relief Information

The deadlines to FILE and PAY federal income taxes are extended to July 15, 2020.

NJEDA (New Jersey Economic Development Authority

The NJEDA is offering loans and grants to small business owners.    

Food Assistance
Find out how to get food in case of an emergency, apply for food stamps and what free or low-cost food programs are available for infants, children and seniors. Learn about rule changes during the coronavirus emergency.

NJ Department of Community Affairs

COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program (CVERAP)

UPDATE 10/16/2020

Doorside pick up hours are expanding! You can now pick up any requested items or printing:

Monday-Thursday 11am-7pm
Friday 11am-5pm
Saturday: 11am-4pm

There are no late fines on Palisades Park items at this time. Please continue to return all items, including DVDs, into the book drop located outside the library. 

UPDATE 6/16/2020

Doorside pick up is here! You can request any item the we have to borrow. There are no late fines on Palisades Park items at this time. Please return all items, including DVDs, into the book drop located outside the library. Over the next week we will be busy preparing. Check back for updates. We can't wait to see you soon!  

BCCLS eCards: Digital Library Cards

The public libraries of the BCCLS consortium know these are challenging times. In response, public libraries are helping patrons without a library card to register and get access to eBooks, eAudiobooks, and eMagazines.

Apply for a digital library card!

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Digital Resources Available 24/7

During this time we will share free resources for all ages, activities for kids, recommended books to read, and a variety of other resources while the library remains closed. 

Digital Resources Available 24/7:


Remember these resources are FREE with your Palisades Park Library Card. If you have an issue with your library card or access please email

Be sure to visit our website and follow us on Facebook for the latest updates. We will continue to try to bring you free resources and help you however we can.  Sign up to receive our weekly newsletters to receive library updates.

Email or message us on Facebook any time.  We would love to hear from you!

How does the library closure affect you?

The Library will be closed to the public until further notice but you still have access to FREE materials at home. You may not be able to visit us in person but you can always reach out to us on social media or by email. The best way to get in contact with us during this time is to email or by emailing the Director, Katie Piano, 


Due dates for any materials borrowed will be changed. There will be no late fees at this time. Please do not return items at this time. We encourage you to keep items until we reopen.

All Library loan and hold functions are suspended. You can not request any items or pick up any items at this time. For more information please visit BCCLS. But don't worry! You still have access to eBCCLS, databases, online learning tools, and activities.

The Library will provide online resources, forms of entertainment, and remote learning tools as much as possible. Most of this can be found on our Facebook. This may include live story times for kids, remote book clubs, ESL conversation classes, and other free resources. We will try to continue to bring you new and exciting ways to interact with library from home.

The Library building might be closed but the Library is still here for you! 

The Palisades Park Public Library | 257 2nd Street Palisades Park, NJ | 201-585-4150 |

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