New @ Dowdell Library

Summer Hours
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
10 a.m. to 8 p.m

Wednesday, Friday
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Kids Highlights

Tweens/Teens Highlights

Adults Highlights

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   



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!

By popular request, hoopla is available on Android Auto & Apple CarPlay!
eLibraryNJ & Libby

 Browse our eBooks and eMagazine selections. Download the Libby App.

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.

Discover your family history and genealogy.

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

St. Mary's/Cardinal McCarrick Yearbooks 

South Amboy/Hoffman High School Yearbooks 

South Amboy Citizen Newspaper
Years 1910-2000

South Amboy Sayreville Times 
October 18,1991 - Present 

Local Historical Papers



Newark Evening News

New Jersey Digital Highway
Small Business Resources

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.


A Helping Hand for Homeowners in Need

If you have experienced a financial hardship and an increase in housing related expenses associated with the coronavirus pandemic that created a risk of mortgage delinquency, mortgage default, foreclosure or property tax lien, the Homeowner Assistance Fund may be able to help.

Docket is a new app from the NJ Department of Health that makes it easier for you and your family to securely access your COVID-19 vaccination record.

If you don't have your vaccination card with you or you have lost it, you can easily access your record through the app to provide proof of COVID-19 immunizations as needed.

Apple App Store       Google Play

If you need help or know someone who does, please call 833-223-0011 for referral to counseling for stress, anxiety, difficulty sleeping, poor concentration, increased alcohol/drug use, depression or other issues.

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

Get vaccinated at a location near you!

CDC COVID-19 Information

Travel During COVID-19

Managing Stress During Covid
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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Sadie Pope Dowdell Public Library
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