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

Ashley Foglia, Director


Cynthia Becker, Library Program Coordinator


Karly Nolan, Library Assistant


Ana Patane, Library Assistant


Eileen Douglas, Library Assistant


Jodi Dixon, Library Assistant

Alex Vitalo, 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 2023 are:

Monday, January 23
Monday, February 27
Monday, March 27
Monday, April 24
Monday, May 22
Monday, June 26
Monday, July 24
Monday, August 28
Monday, September 18*
Monday, October 2
Monday, November 20*
Monday, December 11*


*Indicates a change from normal scheduled meetings

TRUSTEE MEMBERS

Jeannie Moretto, President
Barb Johnston, Vice-President
Vacant, Board Member

Mike Healey, Treasurer
Nanci Bachman, Board Member

Jeannette Sznajderman, Board Member

John Bonney, Secretary
Larry Fox, Mayor
Nancy Rine, Mayor's Alternate
Morgan Maclearie Gonzalez,
 Superintendent of School's Alternate

BOARD MEETING AGENDA

May 2, 2022 Agenda

May 23, 2022 Agenda

June 27, 2022 Agenda

July 25, 2022 Agenda

September 19, 2022 Agenda

October 24, 2022 Agenda

November 21, 2022 Agenda

December 19, 2022  Agenda

January 23, 2023 Agenda


FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY OFFICERS

Lenore Decovsky, President
Anastasia Augusto, Vice President
Ines Altemose, Secretary
Kristie Andresen, Treasurer

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


LIBRARY CARDS

Bradley Beach Residents: Free (proof of residency required)
Non-residents: $25/year
Non-resident Senior Citizens: $15/year
Replacement Card: $1
Download Application


CIRCULATION POLICIES

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




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 right hand side of the page click "Please 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


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
Please fill out this form to suggest new materials you would like for our collection.
 

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 emailing the program coordinator at programs@bradleybeachlibrary.org.






SERVICES

Computers and wireless internet access are free of charge
Printing from computer $0.10/page
Printing from copier $0.10/page
Faxes (including cover page) $1/page