New @ Dowdell Library

 Extended Hours 

10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday
12:00 PM to 5:00 PM

12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic,
hours may be modified.

Holiday Closing
Memorial Day
Monday, May 31

May 3-9

Celebrate Spring with Ms. Maryanne as she reads The Surprise Garden
in this interactive storytime on the Library's  Channel.$N/SYMWS/true?

Introducing eMagazines on the Libby App!

May is Mental Health Month

Sign up for one of the lectures here

Dowdell Library is excited to share these online virtual health programs in collaboration with Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and 
RWJ Barnabas Health. If you are interested in these online events,
please register by emailing Kathleen Johnson at

GetCoveredNJ is the only place you can apply for financial
help to lower the cost of your monthly premiums and out-of-
pocket costs for health insurance.

To learn more about this project, please visit the link below:
Fun Activities & Books
COVID-19 Updates

Click the link below to view the full version

COVID-19 Vaccine Information For Seniors 65 and Older

Get vaccinated at a location near you!

This bill provides additional relief to address the continued impact of COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) on the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, and businesses.

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act and the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021 provides economic assistance for American workers, families, and small businesses.

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has launched an Emergency Broadband Benefit Program to help households struggling to pay for internet service during the pandemic. This new benefit will connect eligible households to jobs, critical healthcare services, and virtual classrooms.

FCCEmergenceyBroadbendBenefitProgram.pdf ( 

Click below to access the NJDMV:

NJDMV Agency Transactions Cheat Sheet

Inspection Facility Wait Queue Information

Click the link below to find out more about the REAL ID.
REAL ID Information

Use LMxPRESS PLUS to: place holds on items, manage your library account and much more!
Apple Devices
Android Devices


Digital Content

Instantly borrow media, eBooks & comics!

 Browse our eBooks to find fiction and non-fiction titles.

Digital magazines at your library!

A comprehensive suite of online academic services
including Live Tutoring, Skills-Building, 24/7 Help
Center, Foreign Language Lab, Writing Lab,
Study Tools, and more!

Learn a foreign language

Historical Archives
South Amboy Citizen Newspaper
Years 1910-2000

South Amboy Sayreville Times 
October 18, 1991 - Present 

St. Mary's/Cardinal McCarrick Yearbooks 
South Amboy/Hoffman High School Yearbooks 

New Jersey Digital Highway
Online Research Available 24/7

Discover your family history and genealogy.

Real-time access to accurate in-depth information on U.S. business and residents
Small Business Resources

SBA Restaurant Revitalization Fund
This program provides emergency assistance for eligible restaurants, bars, and other qualifying businesses impacted by COVID-19.
SBA Restaurant Revitalization Fund

COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loans

Paycheck Protection Program - Until May 31

Coronavirus Relief Options

SBA Grant - Venue Operators

Visit and scroll to the bottom of the page.
Next click on Job & Career Accelerator to get started.
Create a FREE account to keep track of your progress.

NJ Career Network Job Seeker Community 
Assists with your job search, connects you with other people who are (or have recently been) looking for jobs and lets you interact with a volunteer coaching network.

View the CALENDAR for FREE webinars and online training. Click on eRESOURCES for business, nonprofit organizations, and economic development information.

CDC COVID-19 Information

Travel During COVID-19

COVID-19 Event Risk Assessment Planning Tool

Covid Controls Tracks and visualizes how governments around the world are responding to the Covid-19 outbreak

Managing Stress During Covid

Middlesex County Total Cumulative Coronavirus Cases NJ Coronavirus Tracker

State of NJ COVID-19 Information

When and how is New Jersey lifting restrictions? What does a responsible and strategic restart of New Jersey’s economy look like?

National Alliance For Grieving Children

The Dowdell Library
is located off
John T. O'Leary Blvd.
adjacent to the
South Amboy
Middle/High School. 

Our mailing address is:
100 Harold G. Hoffman Plaza 
South Amboy, NJ 08879
(732) 721-6060
(732) 721-1054 Fax

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