To our Library Friends,

Your Virtual Library provides easy access from home!
Visit us online for free access to eBooks, downloadable audiobooks (eLibraryNJ and Hoopla), music, streaming videos (Hoopla) and current magazines (RBDigital)…

Our JerseyClicks information databases offers trusted sources of information for health, consumer, business, and student resources 24/7 + 365 days = year.

Lifelong learning opportunities and free Library Cards for South Amboy residents are also available online: Whether you’re researching medical topics (Medline Plus), preparing a job resume (Job and Career Accelerator), improving your computer skills (Learning Express Computer Skills Center), learning a language (Rosetta Stone), or doing genealogical research (Heritage Quest), we’re here for you.

Participate in the many Virtual Programs that are coming up!

Please let us know your preferences. Respond to our Online Survey today.

If you need further assistance, contact us at

Hope to see you soon!
The Sadie Pope Dowdell Library Staff and Trustees

Click here to take the library survey

Sign up for a library card here

Instantly borrow media eBooks & comics  to enjoy on your computer, tablet, phone & TV! With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately,
or downloaded for offline enjoyment later.

The hoopla digital team has created a special Bonus Borrows collection of over 1,100 of our top titles, including new releases and hoopla favorites.

This collection includes content designed to help our patrons navigate this time, with guides on #stressmanagement#cooking at home, #homefitness#DIY activities and #homeschooling education. You may even learn a new skill. You can view the curated collection here These selected titles will be available for unlimited borrows and you’ll continue to have regular access to our full collection of eBooks, audiobooks, movies, TV Shows, music albums, comics and more. We know reading and others forms of home entertainment can provide immense comfort in times of uncertainty. 

Read books on your portable devices

Overdrive App

Libby App

Newest eBooks!

TumbleBookLibrary is a curated database of children's e-books.  
It's a great resource for tech-savvy kids, and teaches them the joy of
reading in a format they'll love.

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Access available through August 31, 2020 

Download the latest magazines for free!
Discover your family history and genealogy. 

Click the link below and enter your library card number to begin your family history journey.
Support the Library Foundation Ongoing Fundraiser:
Dowdell Library Foundation, Inc.
#StartWithaSmile when Amazon donates to the Dowdell Library Foundation Inc. This is a great way to donate to the Dowdell Library Foundation! Amazon will donate .5% of all purchases to the Foundation.

Help support the Library! 

 The Dowdell Library Foundation, Inc. was established to enhance financial support for the Sadie Pope Dowdell Public Library of South Amboy, NJ with private funding through grants and donations. We accomplish our mission through fundraising and your contributions, which enable us to increase library capabilities, resources and services for the community. The Dowdell Library Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation and all gifts are tax deductible and qualify for matching grants from many employers.

Up to date information regarding COVID-19 from the CDC
Job Openings and Small Business Resources 
A Coronavirus Pandemic Resource Guide for New Jerseyans
Compiled by the Office of U.S. Senator Cory Booker

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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

Click the picture above to download the app! 

Introducing our all-new mobile app, LMxPRESS
PLUS. The new app features a more streamlined
look and provides faster and more accurate
access to your library account and the holdings
of the 31 LMxAC member libraries.

Search all LMxAC member libraries for your
favorite books, movies, music, and more.
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through social media feeds and event calendars.

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