About Us

Location

Brielle Public Library

610 South Street

Brielle, NJ 08730

(732) 528-9381

briellelibrary@gmail.com

Hours Of Operation

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

Sunday                 Closed                  

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

New Year's Day                     

Martin Luther King Jr. Day   

Presidents Day 

Good Friday 

Memorial Day

Juneteenth

Independence Day

Labor Day  

Veteran's Day                       

Thanksgiving 

Thanksgiving Friday

Christmas Eve  
Christmas Day   

New Year's Eve                              

Email us at briellelibrary@gmail.com or fill out the form below

Thank you!

Library Policies & Services

Mission Statement 

The Mission of the Brielle Community Library Association is to organize, develop, and manage a free public library and to provide library services for residents of the Borough of Brielle.

 

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. Mask is suggested but not required. 

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

  3. Registration is required for all indoor programs. 

  4. Curbside pick up is available. 

  5. The bottle filler is open.

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

  7. Donations are always 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 a two week period, 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. We accept cash or Venmo payments.

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. Black and white printing only.

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.

Book Sales - We always have books and DVDs for sale for $1.00 each. Proceeds support the library. 

We are happy to accept donations of books and DVDs in good condition. We cannot accept encyclopedias, magazines or VHS tapes. 

Museum Passes Library members can check-out a pass or voucher to the Museum of Natural History and the Intrepid Sea Air & Space Museum. 

  • The American Museum of Natural History is  located on Central Park West and 79th Street in New York City. The Museum is open from 10:00 am - 5:45 pm daily and closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. Phone: (212) 769-5100​

  • The Intrepid Sea Air & Space Museum is on Pier 86 (at West 46th Street) in New York City. The Museum is open from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm from Thursday to Sunday and closed on Memorial Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day

        Phone: (212) 245-0072

    • Always confirm operating hours before setting out, as these are subject to change.

    • User is responsible for any fees or charges not included with pass or voucher (such as parking, surcharges for special exhibit admission, etc.)

    • Check the museum’s website for information about current exhibits and special programs.

Homebound Services The Brielle Public Library is the first library in the Monmouth County Library System to offer delivery to the homebound.  Our Homebound Book Delivery Program provides Brielle residents and paid library associate members with the opportunity to use specific library services when medical/physical limitations restrict their ability to personally visit and use the library.    

 

How it works

  • Homebound participant calls and requests service by 5:00 pm on Wednesday.

  • Materials are delivered or picked-up on Friday mornings.

  • The participant has two weeks to return or renew their materials or be fined under normal library procedures.  It is the participant's responsibility to return the book to the delivery person at the requested time.

  • Participants may request regular or large print books and audio books. There is no limit on the number that may be requested.

  • It will be the participant’s responsibility to ensure that the delivery person has unobstructed

  • access necessary for the delivery/pick-up of the materials.

  • Please call to register for homebound service at 732-528-9381.

Scheduling use of library meeting rooms. Reservations may be made by email or in person at least four weeks prior to the requested date. Applications must be made in writing. 

 

 


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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.  

 
 
 
 
 
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.
We now accept Venmo transactions.
 

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