ADDRESS | HOURS | STAFF | BOARD | LIBRARY CARDS | CIRCULATION POLICIES
FINES | RENEWALS | HOLDS | REQUEST MATERIALS | PROGRAMS | SERVICES


ADDRESS

Bradley Beach Public Library
511 Fourth Avenue
Bradley Beach, NJ 07720
Phone: (732) 776-2995
Fax: (732) 774-4591


HOURS OF OPERATION

Monday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday 9:00am - 8:00pm
Wednesday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday 9:00am - 8:00pm
Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday 9:00am - 1:00pm
Sunday - Closed


LIBRARY STAFF

Janet Castelpietra, Director
Karin Finnegan, Youth Services Librarian

Stephen Alfano, Maintenance
Jacques Bramhall, Library Clerk
Mollie Graham, Library Assistant
Stephanie Mondalto, Library Assistant<
Janet Pilon, Library Assistant
Carol Robbins, Library Assistant


LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES

The Bradley Beach Library Board of Trustees meets on the 4th Monday of each month at 5:15 in the library. All meetings are open to the public. Residents interested in serving on the Board should write a letter to the Mayor indicating interest. Board members serve at the pleasure of the Mayor.

Scheduled meetings for 2018 are:
February 26
March 26
April 23
May 21
June 25
September 24
October 22
November 26
December 17

TRUSTEE MEMBERS

Vickie Johnson, President
Teri Rosenberg, Vice President
Cheryl Gerdes, Secretary
Marcella Rosenberg, Treasurer
Anne Bevere, Board Member
Jeannie Moretto, Board Member
Kathy Barnitt, Board Member
Anthony Di Maio, Mayor's Alternate

FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY OFFICERS

Joan Cicchi, President
Kathy Barnitt, Vice President
Kathy Morales, Secretary
Jerrilyn Galinski, Treasurer

Friends of the Library meet on the first Monday of every month at 7:00 pm.


LIBRARY CARDS

Bradley Beach Residents: Free (proof of residency required)
Non-residents: $35/year
Non-resident Senior Citizens: $20/year
Replacement Card: $1
Download Application


CIRCULATION POLICIES

- Books circulate for 3 weeks, up to 10 books per cardholder
- New books circulate for 2 weeks, up to 2 books per cardholder
- DVDs circulate for 2 nights, up to 3 DVDs per cardholder
- CDs circulate for 1 week, up to 5 CDs per cardholder
- Magazines circulate for 2 weeks, up to 5 magazines per cardholder
- Audiobooks circulate for 2 weeks, up to 3 audiobooks per cardholder




FINES

New books $0.25/day
Other books, audiobooks and magazines $0.10/day
DVDs $1.00/day


RENEWALS

New books cannot be renewed. Everything else can be renewed it if is not reserved.
To renew via telephone call (732) 776-2995

Renew an item online:
  1. To reserve an item online visit the Library Catalog.
  2. On the left side of the page under “Log In", enter your library card number which can
be found on the back of your library card.
  3. On your initial login your password is USERPASS.
  4. Click the Login button.
  5. Select “My Account” from the top menu bar.
  6. Click on “Items Out”.
  7. You will see a list of “Items charged out to me”.
  8. Select the items you wish to renew.
  9. Click on the renew icon.
  10. You will now see the new due date.
  Note: Items which have holds cannot be renewed.



HOLDS

Patrons may always call the library for assistance in placing a hold at (732) 776-2995.

Reserve an Item online:
  1. To reserve an item online select the Library Catalog.
  2. On the left side of the page under “Log In’, enter your library card number which can
be found on the back of your library card.
  3. On your initial login your password is USERPASS.
  4. Click the Login button.
  5. Using Quick Search or Advanced Search, enter the item you wish to search.
  6. When your item appears on the screen click on the “Reserve This Item” button.
  7. Highlight the item you wish to reserve and click the “Reserve” button.
  8. You will see a message “This item has been reserved successfully”.

Cancel a Reserved Item:
  1. After logging into the library catalog go to “My Account”.
  2. Select “Reserved Items”.
  3. Highlight the item you wish to cancel.
  4. Under “Notes” icon you will see a red button.
  5. If you hover your mouse over the icon it will say “delete”.
  6. Click this button.
  7. A message will appear asking, “Continue to delete this reserve?”
  8. Select yes to delete.


NEW MATERIALS

You can see our new books when you visit the Library Catalog.

Log in with your library card number. Your default password is userpass. You will be asked to create a personal password for yourself immediately.

Below the search window is a marquee with subject-oriented books. Below the subject-oriented book marquee are links to our new materials.


REQUEST MATERIALS
Name:
Email:
Media Type:
(ex: book, dvd, magazine)
Title:
Author/Publisher:
Comments:
 





PROGRAMS

Check out the events page for our program calendar.

If you would like to see a specific program offered you may suggest a new program by contacting our Program Coordinator.





SERVICES

Computers and wireless internet access are free of charge
Printing from computer $0.25/page
Printing from copier $0.25/page
Faxes (including cover page) $1/page within the US, Canada and Mexico $2/page anywhere else.