New @ Dowdell Library

The Sadie Pope Dowdell Library is pleased to announced that we have received a limited edition poster exhibition from the  which was sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities

In commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, the 9/11 Memorial & Museum poster exhibition, "September 11, 2001: The Day that Changed the World" will be on display at the Sadie Pope Dowdell Library through September.

Play a game of BINGO and enter to win a prize!    Ages 0-100

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

Highlights of the Summer Celebrity Storytime events at the Raritan Bay Waterfront Park Gazebo.  Thank you to Councilwoman Zusette Dato, Business Administrator Glenn Skarzynski, and Suzanne Ryan. It was fun for all!

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Digital magazines at your library!

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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

Provides high-quality, relevant health and wellness information that is trusted, easy to understand, free and in both English and Spanish. Anytime, anywhere, on any device for FREE.

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!

Discover your family history and genealogy.

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

Thursday, September 9
8-9 am at Middlesex College
Hear how business executives, entrepreneurs and government officials are
taking on the challenges of “Leading Locally in the Fourth Industrial Revolution:
The Future of Automation”

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.

Covid-19 Economic Relief for American workers, families, and small businesses.

Shuttered Venue Operators Grant - Help small businessess and non-profits
Paycheck Protection - Help keep your workforce employed
Restaurant Revitalization Fund - Helps restaurants, bars, and other food service
And many more options for relief!
COVID-19 Relief Options

COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loans

Coronavirus Relief Options

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

CDC COVID-19 Information

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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

Stop by the library's table and enter the raffle to win a prize! 

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
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