Laptop and cup of copy introduces the digital services topic


Mobile Hotspot Lending

mobile hotspot.jpg

Available beginning Monday, November 30

  • hotspots may be borrowed for 14 days by adult (18+ years) Tenafly Library card holders

  • hotspots may not be renewed

  • hotspots must be returned to the Tenafly Library bookdrop only

  • hotspots must be returned in the case with the original charger ($15 fee for lost charger)

  • data will be turned off for hotspots kept longer than 14 days

  • replacement fee for a hotspot is $100

Mobile Self-checkout - Introducing meeScan

Bypass the lines at the Circulation Desk.

Use meeScan to check out your own materials.


  1. Download the FREE meeScan app from your app store. NOTE: app only works inside the library building.

  2. Register your library card.

  3. Use the phone on your camera to scan the the barcode of the items you wish to take home.

  4. Finish your transaction to get an email checkout receipt.

click here for more details

You are welcome to come to the Circulation Desk to check out your items but remember to stand 6 feet from other patrons.

Auto Renewal

BCCLS libraries love their patrons.jpg

For your convenience, beginning February 14, 2020, you will be notified via email or text message when your items have been automatically renewed.


If someone is waiting for your items or you have already renewed them the maximum number of times, they will NOT be renewed and you should return them to the library.


Sign up for email or text notifications to easily keep track of due dates.

Call or stop by the library to change your notification preferences.

Or go to and log into your account.

  1. Click on contact information and preferences

  2. Scroll down to "My preferences for receiving notifications"

  3. Use the dropdown menu to change your preferences to "Email Address" or "TXT Messaging".

  4. Click on "Submit Change Request".

Laptops - temporarily unavailable as of July 13, 2020

Ten laptops are available to adults 18 and up for in library use.

Our complete Laptop Lending Policy can be found here.

Notary Public Service - available

Notary Public Service is available as a courtesy to Tenafly Residents.  Others may use the service at a fee of $2.50 (cash only) per signature (Notary Seal). Please note that Notarial Law varies from state to state.   Our complete Notary Public Service Policy can be found here.


Before coming to the library, please call 201-568-8680 to ensure a Notary is on duty.

Printing -  available

Color or black and white printing is available from our internet public computers. Mobile printing from your device can be accessed from the printer icon on this page. Printing costs are $0.10 per page for black and white and $0.30 per page for color. First page is free.


Public Computers - available on limited basis at 30 minute increments

Twelve public computers are available for use at the library. Each patron is given 1 hour of computer/internet access. Time can be extended if no other patrons are waiting to use the computers. Computers shut down 15 minutes before closing.

Scanning - available

Scan documents and photos. Please bring a flash drive to store your digital scans.  See a Reference LIbrarian to access this service.


Login is not required to access our unsecured “Tenafly Library” network. Information sent to and from your device can be captured by anyone else with a wireless device and the appropriate software.  WiFi access turns off 15 minutes before closing.

Print from your device. Use the library's printer to print a document from your mobile device or laptop. Resumes September 8, 2020. How-to video here or print instructions here

Image of printer highlights print from you device link


Click here if you are looking for ebooks, movies or audio books.

For more information contact our Reference Department at  201-568-8680.