About Us

Location

Brielle Public Library
610 South Street
Brielle, NJ 08730
(732) 528-9381

Hours Of Operation

Monday               10:00am - 7:30pm
Tuesday              10:00am - 7:30pm
Wednesday       12:00pm - 5:00pm
Thursday             10:00am - 7:30pm
Friday                   12:00pm - 5:00pm
Saturday             10:00am - 1:00pm

 We are closed on these holidays and on Saturdays during the summer. 

New Year's Eve                      

New Year's Day                     

Martin Luther King Jr. Day   

Presidents Day 

Memorial Day

Fourth of July                       

Labor Day  

Veteran's Day                       

Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving Friday

Christmas Eve  
Christmas Day           

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POLICIES

Due to the pandemic, the Brielle Public Library has some rules that we are asking our patrons to follow when coming into the library.

  1. Please wear masks in the Children's Room and around children, who cannot be vaccinated. 

  2. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

  3. Registration is required for indoor programs. 

  4. Curbside pick up and home delivery are available. 

  5. The bottle filler is open but the water fountain is closed .

  6. Any meetings must be pre-approved by the Director. 

  7. Donations are now being accepted and should be left in the foyer. 

Borrowing Privileges
All valid residents of Brielle are issued library cards without charge.  Children are issued library cards at any age with parental permission.  Non-residents may purchase a library card for $25.00/year.

Circulation Rules
A library card must be presented upon checkout.  All library materials may be borrowed for two week periods, with the exception of videos and DVDs, which are loaned for two days.

Materials may be renewed in person, by phone, or online (as long as there are no other patrons waiting for that item).  All items are limited to a two renewal maximum.

The card owner is responsible for all materials borrowed on their card.

The library’s drop box is always open.  All materials are accepted in the drop box.


Fines and Overdue Charges
DVDs and Videos- $1.00/day per item
All other materials- $0.10/day per item

Library card accounts with fines exceeding $10.00 will result in suspension of borrowing privileges until fines are paid or payment arrangements are made with a library staff member.


Gifts and donations are always appreciated.

SERVICES


The Brielle Public Library is a member library of the Monmouth County system.  Our circulation consists of over 40,000 items.  If you have a special request for an item not in our collection, we may request it through the Monmouth County Library.  We have bi-weekly pick-up/delivery service from  Monmouth County Headquarters.  Periodical information not available in our library can be obtained through the Monmouth County Library’s photocopying service. Brielle Public Library serves to all ages.

 

Photocopies and computer printouts cost $0.20/page.

Same phone number domestic faxes cost $1.00 for the first page ($6 international), $.50 for each additional page ($5 international).

Children’s programs are held on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays.  They include story time, craft and music programs and additional after school activities.  A summer reading club is offered during the summer. 

Adult programs include author events, cultural programs and lectures, informational workshops, book discussion groups, and computer classes.


Your Suggestions Welcome

Please help us make the Brielle Public Library even better!  We welcome your input and suggestions.  Please let our staff members know how we can better serve you.  

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We appreciate the generosity of our patrons in making donations. Gifts of all types support many library programs and book collections for children and adults. Contributions are tax deductible. 
 

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