Township of Hazlet
Services: The Hazlet Library provides books, DVDs, magazines and books on CD to patrons with a valid library card. Internet access, Word, Excel and PowerPoint are available, as is wireless Internet service.
Library cards are free to residents of Hazlet and West Keansburg, as well as several other local municipalities. Please bring proof of address, such as a driver’s license or utility bill, when requesting a card.
A variety of programs are offered for adults, teens and children. A monthly calendar of events is available at the library, by clicking on the link below and on the Monmouth County Library website, www.monmouthcountylib.org.
“Lucky Day” Books and Movies: Why wait for the current best seller or recent blockbuster? Stop by the library frequently and browse our selection of the hottest book and DVD new releases. If it’s your “lucky day,” you may walk out with the book or movie you’ve been eager to enjoy!
Online Catalog: Patrons can search the library catalog and request materials online as well as renew items presently checked out. Plot descriptions and reviews are available for most items.
Library on the Go: This is your source for digital media. Downloadable e-books and audio books can be checked out to your electronic device, including e-readers, tablets, smart phones and computers. Fiction and nonfiction titles are available for all ages.
Database Access: Academic research, business, language, computer training, readers’ advisory, genealogy and history are just a few of the topics covered in more than two dozen databases available on the county library’s homepage. Most can be accessed from home with your library card.
Returning Materials: When the library is closed, materials may be returned in the drive-up library book drop, located in the parking lot between the library and police headquarters. The book drop is open when the library is closed. Please place your items in the book drop one at a time to ensure they fall into the bin.
Donations: The library does accept donations that are clean and in good condition, but we cannot accept textbooks, encyclopedia or magazines. For the convenience of other patrons, please do not place donations in the book drop; bring them into the library during regular hours.
Scroll through the red box below for a complete list of downloadable flyers for our Children's Programs.
Children from 10-months-old through fifth grade are invited to special, age-appropriate programs coordinated by “Miss Jackie,” our children’s librarian.
Here is the weekly schedule:
“Mother Goose and Me” Baby Storytime: ages 10 to 23 months with a parent or caregiver: Tuesdays, 9:45 -10:05 am
Toddler Storytime: ages 2 to 3-1/2 with parent or caregiver
Thursdays from 10:30 -10:50 am
Preschool Storytime: ages 3-1/2 to 5 without parent or caregiver, featuring storytimes and bi-monthly crafts
Tuesdays, 2:00 – 2:30 pm OR Thursdays, 11:00 – 11:30 am
School Age Storytime for students in Grades K through 5th
Thursdays, 4:15 – 4:45 pm
Special programs for this group typically are scheduled on Tuesdays from 4:15 to 4:50 pm. Ongoing programs include Tail Waggin’ Tutors in which children can practice their reading with an attentive therapy dog and LEGO Storytime, in which children work in groups to create LEGO designs based on a monthly theme.
Rabid Readers, a book club for students in Grades 6 and up, meets the third Monday of the month from 7 – 8:30 pm. Books are supplied by the library. Everyone reads the same book, then shares their thoughts for what’s usually a lively discussion! Scroll through the red box below for a complete list of downloadable flyers for our Programs.
Activity programs for students in Grades 6 and up are scheduled throughout the year. Scroll through the red box below for a complete list of downloadable flyers for our Programs.
Bookbites, our book club for adults, meets the fourth Thursday of the month from noon to 2 pm. The library supplies the books, and the patrons supply their opinions! Scroll through the red box below for a complete list of downloadable flyers for our Adult Programs.
Wednesday movie matinees are presented weekly, with a 2 p.m. show time. Films range from new releases to classics to documentaries. A great way to pass a few hours during the afternoon! Scroll through the red box below and select the September Movie Matinee to download the flyer, which is also posted on the message board in front of the library.
To renew library materials: http://mcls.sirsi.net/uhtbin/cgisirsi/0/0/0/29/1169/X/3
E-mail contact information: http://www.monmouthcountylib.org/index.php/about-us/contact-us