•SPRING FLING FUNDRAISER Thursday, March 30 at 6:30 pm at the Spring Lake Manor. Join the Friends of the Library for cocktails, hors d’ouvres, designer handbag raffle and fashion show. Support the Library while you enjoy a night out on the town. Tickets -- $50 each -- are available at the Library. Get your tickets today!
•AFTER-SCHOOL CHILL-OUT We know you work hard. Come to the Library after school to relax and have fun! Tuesdays for Bradley Lab, Wednesdays Lego Club and Thursdays Wii Games, all at 3:30.
•FREE TAX HELP We are honored to be hosting the good people from AARP, who help people of all ages with their taxes...for free! Call 732.776.2995 to make an appointment. Thank you, AARP!
• 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.
•DROP IN CRAFT Every Thursday from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm, you can stop in anytime to make something special.
•CHECK OUT A LIBRARIAN: TECH 1 ON 1 You can check out a librarian for an individual 20-minute session on Tuesday between 5 and 6 or Wednesday between 10 and 11. We'll help you get any technical difficulties -- with any devices or programs -- under control. Advance sign-up is required.
•MUSIC AND MOVEMENT Get your sillies out on Fridays at 11:00 am. Come dance, sing and move with us!
•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 email@example.com.
•BRADLEY BEACH LOVE STORIES Share your stories about love in Bradley Beach on our website bradleylove for details.
•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!
•2016 YEAR IN REVIEW Check out the highlights of 2016 . We are so proud to be your "great little library." Thank you for your support!
•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!.
•FOOD FOR FINES Do a good deed while you clear your account. For each nonperishable item you contribute, we will forgive a $1 fine. All food will be donated to our neighbor, The Bradley Beach Food Pantry. The Pantry especially needs beans, tuna and peanut butter. Thank you!
•OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS: We are proud to host a regular meeting of OA on Mondays from 10 to 11 am. Everyone is welcome!
•WE ARE NOT ACCEPTING BOOK DONATIONS Due to space limitations, we are unable to accept any book donations. Thank you for thinking of us. We'll let you know when we can accept your generous donations again.
•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!
•MAKING OUR LIBRARY ACCESSIBLE Check out this presentation on our library and our efforts to make it accessible to everyone Click here Thanks to all the good people who have done so much to help us get so far. We're almost there!
•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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
•AN EVEN BETTER LIBRARY: Have you had a chance to review our Accessibility Presentation? Click here to see the presentation our Director did for the Borough Council. We'll be reaching out to our Library family to help make our beautiful building welcoming and accessible to everyone. Thank you for your support!
• YOUR LIBRARY: THE NEXT HUNDRED YEARS: Thanks to everyone who joined us for a discussion about the history of the library and plans for the future. Mills & Scnoering Architects gave an excellent presentation about accessibility challenges in the Library and ways to address those challenges and prepare the Library for the next hundred years. View their presentation Accessibility Presentation.