Digitized, accessible on-site only, Nutley Newspaper and Nutley History Archives  that include


  • Nutley Sun (1900-2017)
  • Nutley Journal (2006-2013)

Digitized City Directories:

(1927,1928,1929,1931,1934,1936,1938,1940,1942,1944,1946,1948,1950,1952,1954, 1956,1958,1960,1962,1964,1966,1968,1970,1972)

(The print version of the City Directories is available for use in the library.)

Full Text Books:

  • The Fabulous Nutley Velodrome by Ernest “Crocky” Wright
  • The Free Nutley Library by Julia Volpelletto Nakamura
  • Grace Church in Nutley
  • The History of Nutley by Elizabeth Stow Brown
  • Holy Family Church
  • I Remember Nutley:  Reminiscences of Nutley by Walter A. Schaefer
  • Images of America by John Demmer
  • Know Your Town 1949 published by the League of Women Voters
  • Lambert’s Suburban Architecture by William A. Lambert
  • The Municipalities of Essex County 1666 ~ 1924, volume 2
  • Nutley 100 Years 1902 ~ 2002
  • Nutley Fire Department 1894 ~ 1994
  • Nutley Yesterday and Today by Ann Troy
  • The Story of St. Mary’s Church

(The print version of each book is available for use in the library.)

Nutley Vertical Files ~ Biographies

(The complete vertical file collection is available for use in the library.)

There is a small selection of local history-specific print books not available digitally that are shelved in the Reference Department, including the Township of Nutley Municipal Data Sheet, the Essex County Budget, and Nutley High School yearbooks (not all years available).