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Hazlet Township Library
251 Middle Road
Hazlet, NJ 07730

Phone: 732-264-7164 

Mary Patterson, Hazlet Branch Manager


Monday 1-9 pm, Tuesday 9-5 pm, Wednesday 1-9 pm, Thursday 9-5 pm, Friday 1-5 pm, Saturday 9-5 pm (in July and August, Saturday 9-1pm).

Services: The Hazlet Library provides books, DVDs, magazines and books on CD to patrons with a valid library card.  Internet access, Word, Excel and PowerPoint are available, as is wireless Internet service.  

Library cards are free to residents of Hazlet and West Keansburg, as well as several other local municipalities.  Please bring proof of address, such as a driver’s license or utility bill, when requesting a card.

A variety of programs are offered for adults, teens and children.  A monthly calendar of events is available at the library, by clicking on the link below and on the Monmouth County Library website,

“Lucky Day” Movies:  Why wait for the current blockbuster?  Stop by the library frequently and browse our selection of the new release DVDs.  If it’s your “lucky day,” you may walk out with the movie you’ve been eager to enjoy!
"Browsing" Books:  Why wait for the current bestseller? Stop by the library and browse our selection of the latest bestselling books. These replace our "lucky day" books and are now available for 2 weeks!

Online Catalog:  Patrons can search the library catalog and request materials online as well as renew items presently checked out.  Plot descriptions and reviews are available for most items.

Library on the Go:  This is your source for digital media.  Downloadable e-books and audio books can be checked out to your electronic device, including e-readers, tablets, smart phones and computers. Fiction and nonfiction titles are available for all ages. Call the library or stop in to receive a one-on-one tutorial on how to download free e-books onto your e-reader.

Flipster and Zinio: Read current and past issues of a plethora of magazines digitally on your computer or other device.

Kanopy: Stream movies using your library card. Choose from a vast array of Documentaries, Classic and Indie Films.

Database Access:  Academic research, business, language, computer training, readers’ advisory, genealogy and history are just a few of the topics covered in more than two dozen databases available on the county library’s homepage.  Most can be accessed from home with your library card.

Returning Materials:   Materials may be returned in the drive-up library book drop, located in the parking lot between the library and police headquarters. Please place your items in the book drop one at a time to ensure they fall into the bin.  The book drop is now open 24/7 for your convenience. 

Donations:  The library does accept donations that are clean and in good condition, but we cannot accept textbooks, encyclopedia or magazines.  For the convenience of other patrons, please do not place donations in the book drop; bring them into the library during regular hours.

Volunteers: Volunteering at the library is a great opportunity to give something back to one of your community's most valuable resources. If you're interested in having fun while making a difference, stop by or call the library during regular business hours. 

Children’s Programs

Join Miss Jackie, our children's librarian, during educational and original (but mostly FUN!) programs for kids from 10 months through 5th grade.

Scroll through the red box below for a complete list of downloadable flyers for our Children's Programs, updated every month.

Weekly Schedule:
Baby Storytime (10 to 23 months with a parent or caregiver): Enjoy music, stories, finger games and playtime!
Tuesdays, 9:45 - 10:05 am

Toddler Storytime (2 to 3-1/2 with parent or caregiver): Join us for interactive stories and songs!
Thursdays, 10:30 - 10:50 am

Preschool Storytime (3-1/2 to 5 without parent or caregiver): Hear great stories, make exciting crafts, and meet new friends!
Tuesdays, 2:00 - 2:30 pm, or Thursdays, 11:00 - 11:30 am

Special Programs (Grades K and up):
Read to our Tail Waggin' Tutors (therapy dogs);
Engineer buildings and themed landscapes at LEGO@TM Storytime;
Create innovative and unique projects that combine Science, History, and Art!
Tuesdays, 4:15 - 4:50 pm

Teen Programs
Activity programs for students in Grades 6 and up are scheduled throughout the year.  Scroll through the red box below for a complete list of downloadable flyers for our Programs.

Adult Programs
Bookbites, our book club for adults, meets the fourth Thursday of the month from noon to 2 pm.  The library supplies the books, and the patrons supply their opinions!   Scroll through the red box below for a complete list of downloadable flyers for our Adult Programs.

Wednesday movie matinees are presented weekly, with a 2 p.m. show time.  Films range from new releases to classics to documentaries.  A great way to pass a few hours during the afternoon!  Scroll through the red box below and select this month's Movie Schedule to download the flyer, which is also posted on the message board in front of the library.

To renew library materials:

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