September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month! Stop in today to sign up for a new card. You can use your South Amboy Library card at the Dowdell Library, but it can also be used to check out materials at over 30 other local LMXAC libraries. You can find the complete list of libraries on our website, www.dowdell.org. South Amboy residents, business owners and South Amboy employees are eligible for a free card! Your library card will also give you access to valuable online resources like Hoopla, Explora, eLibraryNJ, Libby, Heritage Quest, JerseyClicks, and more!
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with these Hoopla selections!
Get started with Hoopla atwww.dowdell.org
Venga a la biblioteca!
The National Do Not Call Registry gives you a choice about whether to receive telemarketing calls You can register your home or mobile phone for free. After you register, other types of organizations may still call you, such as charities, political groups, debt collectors and surveys.
If you received an unwanted call after your number was on the
National Registry for 31 days, report it to the FTC.
Get Covered New Jersey is the state’s official health insurance marketplace. It is where individuals and families can easily shop for and buy health coverage, and the only place to receive financial help. You can use GetCoveredNJ to compare health plans and calculate costs, and to choose the plan that works best for you and your family.
1,000 Books Before Kindergarten is simple concept with rewards that are priceless. Read a book (any book) to your newborn, infant, and/or toddler. The goal is to have read 1,000 books (yes you can repeat books) before your precious one starts kindergarten.
Does it sound hard? Not really if you think about it. If you read just 1 book a night, you will have read about 365 books in a year. That is 730 books in two years and 1,095 books in three years. If you consider that most children start kindergarten at around 5 years of age, you have more time than you think (so get started).
Search for your favorite books, movies, music, and more. Download and connect to digital content! Use LMxPRESS PLUS to: place holds on items, manage your library account, store
a digital copy of your library card on your device and much more!
#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! https://smile.amazon.com/ch/26-3176682
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.
Reference Solutions is a powerful online reference and research tool providing library cardholders instant, real-time access to accurate, in-depth information on
U.S. businesses (59 million) and U.S. residents (310 milliion).
Reference Solutions makes it faster and easier to find new
business opportunities, research executives and companies, find news articles, conduct job searches, research papers, locate addresses and phone numbers,
conduct market research and much more. https://www.referenceusa.com/Home/Home
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.
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.