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SUMMER 2024


 
Fun For All Ages











Adult 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 communityed@rwjbh.org.




 



https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgZ8tn2oGoQ4occK0Ji9pKA


KIDS


















TEENS















 



Summer 2024 Featured Events in Middlesex County.
Click the Discover Middlesex link below to find out more!

Discover Middlesex





Library Card Sign Up Month!
 

Table of Contents

New @ Dowdell
Spotlight on New Books
Digital Library
Kids
Teens
Small Business & Job Resources
COVID-19 Resources
Coming Soon
Contact Us



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

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


Holiday Closing


Fourth of July
Thursday, July 4

 




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


Our mailing address is:
100 Harold G.
Hoffman Plaza 

South Amboy, NJ 08879

Contact Us
(732) 721-6060 Telephone
(732) 721-1054 Fax comments@dowdell.org

 
    
https://sam.search.stellanj.org/


STELLA Libraries, the new name for the LMxPRESS PLUS app.

STELLA IS: 
Sharing
Technology 
Enhancing 
Local 
Library 
Access


Search and place holds on millions of items available in the
STELLA catalog with our new and improved app!

Search all STELLA member libraries for your favorite books, movies, music, and more.

Download and connect to digital content, and stay in touch with your library's community through social media feeds and event calendars.


Google Play Store
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=us.sol.LMAC&hl=en_US

Apple Store
https://apps.apple.com/us/app/stella-libraries/id1414510760



Pay Your Library
Fines Online With SmartPay 
at dowdell.org




https://smartpay.lmxac.org/scripts/smartpay/smartpay.dll
 

Spotlight  
 


Reserve Upcoming Releases 


http://dowdell.org/spotlight.html
 

Calling All Collectors

 

Do you have a unique collection? If so, please consider sharing it with us! 

The Dowdell Library has a great area for display: The Davidoff Exhibition Area. We also have two display cases that can accommodate smaller items. 

Please contact the
Dowdell Library 
732-721-6060

comments@dowdell.org
for more information. 


Click here to view
past exhibits

dowdell.org/exhibits.html

 
      
   How do I ... ?
 
 
 

Support the Dowdell Library Foundation
 
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. 

http://dowdellfoundation.org
 


 

DIGITAL LIBRARY



Improve on tests for High School, College, Graduate School and U.S. Citizenship.

Help for resumes, job searches and Microsoft Office training. 

Vocational test prep for Nursing, Law Enforcement, Public Safety, Teaching exams and more.

Create an account with a username and password to keep track of your progress.


https://galesupport.com/njgeo?loc=nj_dowdell_ct&db=PTCP





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. 

https://medlineplus.gov/






Click on the image above and enter your 9 digit library card number to begin searching!




Explora is easy-to-use and provides reliable online content for elementary and secondary school students.

Explora Primary

Explora Middle School

Explora High School

Explora For Public Libraries




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.


https://www.hoopladigital.com/

Apple Store
https://apps.apple.com/us/app/hoopla-digital/id580643740

Google Play Store
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.hoopladigital.android&hl=en_US&gl=US




Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, magazines, and more from your local library for free! 

https://libbyapp.com/

Apple Store
https://apps.apple.com/au/app/libby-by-overdrive/id1076402606

Google Play Store

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.overdrive.mobile.android.libby&hl=en_US&gl=US
 

 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 

http://dowdell.org/archives.html
 
JERSEYCLICKS
Online Research Available 24/7.  To search click below

https://www.njstatelib.org/services_for_libraries/statewide_services/jerseyclicks/

To search all JERSEYCLICKS categories and or CONSUMER REPORTS, click below. Once you find an article, enter your whole library card number starting with for full text access.
https://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customerspecific/cjrlc085/widgets/index.html

REFERENCE SOLUTIONS
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

 
HERITAGE QUEST
Discover your family history and genealogy and begin your family history journey. 
https://www.heritagequestonline.com/hqoweb/library/do/login/ipbarcode?aid=145822

 

Downloadable content, 
24 hours / 7 days a week.

Latest Overdrive Advantage
eBook Additions


Think Twice
Coben, Harlan

Eruption
Crichton, Michael

Camino Ghosts
Grisham, John

Funny Story
Henry, Emily

Darling Girls
Hepworth, Sally

Look on the Bright Side
Higgins, Kristan

Paradise Problem
Lauren, Christina

24th Hour
Patterson, James

Mind Games
Roberts, Nora

Nosy Neighbors
Sampson, Freya

Only the Brave
Steel, Danielle

One Perfect Couple
Ware, Ruth

 
Advantage titles provides South Amboy residents additional access to new eBooks added every month! 

Visit the link below to get started with eBooks

http://dowdell.org/ereader.html 
 
The Davidoff Exhibition Area

Click above to view the latest exhibits on display. Want to display your collection? Contact us! 
 The Dowdell Library is located off John T. O'Leary Boulevard
and adjacent to the South Amboy Middle / High School.


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



Questions? comments@dowdell.org


 
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