LIBRARY CLOSINGS Library will be closed on the following dates in November: Saturday, November 11 and Thursday, November 23.

EVENING WRITER’S GROUP Thursday, November 9 at 6:30 pm. First meeting of the Evening Writer’s Group. Participants will hammer out the details and get to know one another. Fiction, poetry, children’s literature, memoirs. If you are a writer, you are welcome.

FAMILY HISTORY WORKSHOP Thursday, November 16 at 6:30 pm. Join staff and volunteers for a workshop on family history using on the library computers in addition to other resources.

ANNUAL FRIENDS OF THE BRADLEY BEACH LIBRARY HOLIDAY JEWELRY SALE RETURNS! Mark your calendars! The friends of BBPL are having their annual jewelry sale this year in the library. Friday, December 1 from 5 pm to 8 pm, Saturday, December 2 from 9 am to 1pm. Something for every taste and every budget. Join us!

CHECK OUT OUR NEW ART CART If you find it on the cart, its fair game! Stocked with plenty of paper and craft necessities along with some fun extras, the art cart is always out and always available when you’re feeling crafty. Stop in and see what you can create today!

THURSDAY WII We know you work hard. Come to the Library after school on Thursdays to play our Wii Game at 3:30. Mario is waiting!

WEDNESDAY STORY TIME Join Andrea at 11 on Wednesdays for stories and crafts. Missed Wednesday’s story time? Not a problem! Come in any time on Wednesday to read the stories and do the craft on your own.

LEGO CLUB Build your Lego dreams -- and enjoy the company of other master builders -- every Wednesday at 3:30.

WE'LL BRING THE LIBRARY TO YOU If you are unable to come into the library, we would be happy to bring books to you. Call us at 732-776-2995 or e-mail us at 

WE LOVE BOOKS CART SALE Books,DVDs, audiobooks and CDs $1 each; paperbacks 4 for $1. Great selection of children's books. Come in and check it out!

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. E-mail your reviews to us at Staff and we will post them in our catalog. 3. Post your review in the library catalog yourself. 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! 

JOIN OUR BOOK CLUBS Check out our Events page for a listing of dates and times of our many book clubs.  Our current groups include "Bradley Beach Bookworms" "Large Print Book Club", and the "And Another Thing..." Book Club. Check the calendar for dates and titles. Everyone is welcome!. 

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS: We are proud to host a regular meeting of OA on Mondays from 10 to 11 am. Everyone is welcome!

WE ARE NOW ACCEPTING BOOK DONATIONS Only books in excellent condition. No VHS tapes or text books, please. Thank you for thinking of us.

2015 ANNUAL REPORT: We are so proud to be your "great little library." Take a look at our Annual Report to see last year's highlights. As always, thank you for your support!

TALKING BOOKS Do you -- or a friend -- have vision difficulties? You can get FREE books on tape through the NJ State Library's Talking Books program. We would be happy to help you get your account set up.  Call us at 732-776-2995 or e-mail us at

GENEALOGY RESEARCH: Interested in learning about your family history? Borough historian Shirley Ayers is lending her expertise. Call the library to schedule a session..