The annual report summarizes service levels and reflects on the overall health of the library within the context of the strategic plan. 2022 Annual Report


The Library’s operating budget is funded by Hamilton residents from property tax revenues. According to state law, the Library receives 1/3 of a mill of township property tax revenues. This appropriation changes every year. Fiscal Year 2023Library Budget.


Gifts can be made to the Hamilton Free Public Library.
A donation to the Library is a fitting way to honor or remember an individual and to benefit the community.
Donations made to the Hamilton Public Library are tax-deductible. Save your receipt for tax purposes.


The Hamilton Board of Trustees is composed of nine members appointed by the Mayor.
The Library Board is responsible for hiring and evaluating the library director, planning for the Library’s future, formulating the policies that govern the internal operation and services of the Library and for reviewing those policies on a regular basis. It is the responsibility of the Board to secure adequate funds to carry out the Library’s mission and to formulate a budget.

Minutes from Board of Trustees Meeting

View By-laws of the Trustees of the Free Public Library of the Township of Hamilton – updated 12/19/22.

View Library Policies – updated 7/25/23.

View Strategic Plan

The Library Board generally meets on the 4th Monday of the month at 5 p.m. The meetings are open to the public. The Board operates in accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act.
View 2023 Library Administrative Calendar as a word document.

The members of the Board of Trustees are:

January 2023

President:  Anthony “Skip” Cimino

Vice President/Treasurer: Toni DeAngelo

School Superintendent’s Designee: Renee Rogers

Mayor’s Designee: Joy Kerlin

Contact Information: trustees@hamiltonnjpl.org

Secretary: Iris W. Tonti

Leonard Santamaria

Robert B. Atkin