Do you need a BCCLS Library Card?

Public libraries are dedicated to meeting our patrons where they are - especially during difficult times. Anyone who is a resident of one of the 77 towns of the BCCLS consortium who does not already have a library card can apply for an eCard.


How Do I Get A Card?

  1. Fill out the online registration

  2. Receive your library card number via email or text.

  3. Reach out to your local library (or they may be reaching out to you) to see if they have more options for your card.



How Do I Get Access to eBooks, eAudiobooks, and eMagazines? Use your library card number to log in to OverDrive (eBooks and eAudiobooks) and RBdigital (eMagazines).

Don't forget to make sure you specify Norwood's items when placing your requests!


Digital Subscription to the Wall Street Journal

As a library card holder, you have complimentary online access to the Wall Street Journal from the Norwood Public Library. You are are not permitted to share the sign-on credentials with any other person. Any violation of this clause will result in Dow Jones terminating access. 

From the library, home, work, or on the go, click the Wall Street Journal button below to claim your free 72-hour pass for digital access. Create an account and log in to start reading. At the end of your complimentary 72 hours, you can return to this page, click the button again, and log in again. There is no weekly or monthly limit to the number of passes you can claim. 

Steps for Access
1. Click the link Digital Wall Street Journal button 
2. If you don't have a account, you will need to create one on your initial use.
3. Already have a account? Log in with your email and password from the link below.
4. You may be prompted to verify your email address. 
5. Decline any offers or ads to purchase a membership through the WSJ. This service is free for all Norwood Public Library Card holders. 

Redeeming Additional Passes
1. Return to this page and click on the Digital Wall Street Journal button
2. Log in to with your email and password.
3. Redeem another 72-hour pass.

Do you already have a BCCLS Library Card?

If you do have a Norwood Library card, don't forget that you have access to:


  • eBooks and eAudiobooks through the Overdrive and Libby apps: Click here


  • eMagazines through the RBdigital app: Click here


If you haven't used these e-resources before and you need to get started, Click here. If you have forgotten your PIN or your library card has expired, please email us at and we will help you out.


Log in to Creative Bug

You will need a current Norwood Public Library card to get access. Click below to log in with your card and get busy!

Online Korean Books and Magazines

Paramus Public Library is temporarily and generously providing access to their Korean collection as a courtesy to patrons of all BCCLS libraries during this time of social distancing.


How to create an account:

  • Go to YES24 website (

  • Create an account

  • You will receive a verification email
    that you 
    have been approved

  • Log back in to start using books and magazines


Please note: there will be a lag between the time you apply and the time you will be able to use your account.

New Jersey State Library

The New Jersey State Library offers free access to a number of resources and databases. Click the link below for more information!

Other resources

Direct link to Norwood Borough Website

Town updates and announcements can be found here from Mayor Barsa.





For direct contact: or 201-280-5916

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