The library offers extensive collections of books, magazines, newspapers, videos and audiotapes in Spanish, Portuguese, Creole, and other languages in addition to English. The library produces several hundred programs a year for children and adults. There are magic, craft and storytelling programs for children, as well as classical, Jazz and rock music. In recent years, the library has specialized in hosting cultural and ethnic programming that reflects the many heritages of the residents of Elizabeth. This has included programs reflecting the cultures of Central and South America and the Caribbean. African-American and Haitian cultures are also included along with countries as diverse as Portugal, Russia and Ireland. Many staff members are fluent in Spanish and some in Portuguese and Creole.