The website is our digital collection. Visit the "Research," "Kids/Teens," and "Services" tabs for remote resources! Looking for help with some of our online resources? Check out the video tutorials on the Research page!

ATTENTION: We are very excited to announce the Bradley Beach Library is open to the public!   A limited number of patrons will be permitted in the building at a time.  Our curbside services will continue to be available.  As we adjust to our new process please be aware of the following:

•    Masks are required for unvaccinated people.
•    Social distancing is to be observed by patrons when interacting with staff or other patrons.
•    Library materials may be returned in the building or to either of the library's book drops at the entrances.
•    Procedures are in place to help keep staff and library patrons as safe as possible.  

We appreciate everyone's patience as we navigate these new processes and procedures

FRIENDS BOOK SALE: Come fill a bag Saturday, July 9, from 9 am to 3 pm, weather permitting.

BOOK SALE CART: June is popular titles!

• Jewelry Donations The Friends of the Bradley Beach Library are actively accepting jewelry donations.  After a very successful sale at the end of 2021, we need to replenish our stock!  Donations can be dropped off at the circulation desk.

CLIMATE CHANGE RESOURCES: Check out our link of climate resources.

SUMMER READING:  Summer Reading this year is June 13-August 15. This Summer Reading program is designed for all ages to encourage life-long reading habits. Earn 1 point for every minute you read and by completing Missions. For every 100 points, you can earn a raffle ticket of your choice. Visit the Raffles tap to select your raffles. Plus there will be weekly drawings for the prize box for kids who log in each week.Register here at any time before August 15 with our ReadSquared site. -- No olvide inscribirse en el desafío de lectura en Explore los juegos y desafíos para ganar puntos. ¡Entonces convierta esos puntos en premios! ¡Todas las edades son bienvenidas a participar!

• Ocean Nailed It! Challenge - ¡Océano lo clavó! Desafío Take a photo of Bradley Beach's ocean or beach, and then create the scene using anything edible. Take a photo of your re-creation and email both photos to We will vote the ones that are most alike, and the winner will get a gift card. Deadline: July 31. -- Tome una foto del océano o la playa de Bradley Beach y luego cree la escena usando cualquier cosa comestible. Tome una foto de su recreación y envíe ambas fotos por correo electrónico a Votaremos los que más se parezcan, y el ganador se llevará una tarjeta regalo. Fecha límite: 31 de julio.

• Writing Contest - Concurso de escritura Write your own original ocean story, limit 1000 words, by July 31 to A winner will be announced at the end of August and will receive a gift card. All entries will be published on the website to be available to the public. -- Escriba su propia historia original sobre el océano, con un límite de 1000 palabras, antes del 31 de julio a El ganador se anunciará a fines de agosto y recibirá una tarjeta de regalo. Todas las entradas se publicarán en una revista de la biblioteca local para que estén disponibles al público.

• Ocean Decor - Decoración del océano Create an ocean animal out of recyclable materials and bring it to the library by July 31. We will do a "people's choice award," and the winner will get a gift card. -- Cree un animal marino con materiales reciclables y tráigalo a la biblioteca antes del 31 de julio. Haremos un "premio elegido por la gente" y el ganador recibirá una tarjeta de regalo.

• Sketchbook Project - Proyecto Sketchbook Show off your art skills! Use your library card to check out a sketchbook, draw ocean art in it, then return it to the library. Then someone else can borrow it and add more drawings. The library will display the finished art book at the end of the summer. We will be adding onto the 2021 art. -- ¡Demuestra tus habilidades artísticas! Use su tarjeta de la biblioteca para sacar un cuaderno de bocetos, dibuje arte marino en él y luego devuélvalo a la biblioteca. Entonces alguien más puede tomarlo prestado y agregar más dibujos. La biblioteca exhibirá el libro de arte terminado al final del verano. Agregaremos al 2021 art.

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TELL US WHAT YOU THINK ABOUT WHAT YOU'RE READING You can share your book reviews in three easy ways: 1. Leave your one-word book review on the forms on the front pages of our new books. 2. Post your review in the library catalog. To do this, set up an account with a password and search for the title you want to review. Look for "Review this Title" on the left hand side of the page. Click on "Review this Title" and let your creative juices flow!