Our doors are open!

We are still offering Door-side Pickup at JPL! Door-side Pickup and Computer-Use is by appointment.

Please limit computer-use to 45 minutes and browsing to 30 minutes.

Make your appointment and reserve your books–or computer time by calling us at (732) 521-0440.

Frequently Asked Questions:

How do I reserve my books?

You can reserve your books with our online catalog. Please call if you reserve your books online, in order to make an appointment for a pick-up date. Alternatively, you may also reserve your book, as well as make an appointment via phone.

How do I pick-up my books?

Call us or knock on the door when you arrive during your appointment time. Once you arrive, we will check-out your items and bring them to you!

Where can I return my materials? Can I return materials from other libraries to Jamesburg?

Please return all Jamesburg materials back to JPL in our dropbox, which is located outside our front entrance. Interlibrary loans are not running at this time and items must return to their respective library.

When will the library fully open?

The library is working with the town and listening to guidance from the CDC and government, in order to determine our full re-opening date, as well as procedures.

Are you accepting donations?

We are not accepting donations at this time, but thank you for thinking of us!

I do not have a cell-phone. What should I do?

Please call us from your home phone before your appointment. Knock on the door when you arrive!

How is the Library Taking Safety Precautions During This Time?

Jamesburg Public Library is following guidelines from the CDC and state. All materials which are returned to the library are quarantined for thre -four days before being processed. You will not be fined, but please give us three-four days to return and process your items. Staff will wear masks and patrons who are above the age of two are also required to wear masks. .New Jersey’s COVID-19 webpage offers additional information and guidelines on wearing masks.

Will the library offer printing services?

As of August 15th, we are offering Door-Side Pickup Printing as an additional option! Give us a call at 732-521-0440 and schedule an appointment with us for pick up. We will give you the cost of the printing services over the phone. If you need additional copies, let us know!
After calling us, e-mail your documents to: jamesburglibrarynews@gmail.com
Your documents will be ready during your pickup time. Please bring exact change and wear a mask when you arrive.

Will the library have computers available?

Computers are available for patron-use, as of September 14th! Computer-use is by appointment only and is limited to forty-five minutes.