NOTE: LIBRARY WILL BE CLOSED FROM JANUARY 15TH THROUGH JANUARY 20TH FOR RENOVATIONS IN THE MAIN AREA.

PARTNERSHIP WITH THE BRADLEY BEACH FOOD PANTRY BBPL has partnered with the Food Pantry at the Episcopal Church. Donations may be brought to the library during regular library hours. $1 of fines will be forgiven for each item donated. The Food Pantry is always in need of NONPERISHABLE foods in addition to: diapers, feminine hygiene products, toothpaste, soap, shampoo, etc.

SCIENCE FUN Date and project to be announced.

CHECK OUT OUR 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!

BOARD GAMES The library has a growing collection of popular board games. Bring your friends after school, choose a game and have some fun. Don't find the one you want? Make a suggestion and we'll try to get it for you. The game cabinet opens Mondays at 3:30.

WEDNESDAY STORY TIME Join Miss Carol, our storytime lady, at 11 am 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.

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!

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 staff@bradleybeachlibrary.org. 

WE LOVE BOOKS CART SALE Books,DVDs, audiobooks and CDs $1 each; paperbacks 4 for $1. January sale includes children's books and cookbooks. 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. 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! 

JOIN A BOOK CLUB 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! Call the library for the current titles being read by each group.. 

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

WE ACCEPT BOOK DONATIONS Please call the library to find out if we are currently accepting book donations. Only books in excellent condition. No VHS tapes, text books or encyclopedia sets,please. The library can give a paper acknowledging the donation of books but we cannot give a monetary value to them. Thank you for thinking of us.

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 staff@bradleybeachlibrary.org. We also offer an extensive collection of books in Large Print.



GENEALOGY RESEARCH: Interested in learning about your family history? The library subscribes to Ancestry.com to help people with their genealogy research. Library staff member, Deb and Borough historian Shirley Ayers are happy to help you get started by lending their expertise. Call the library to schedule a session..