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About The Library

Mission Statement: The Belmar Public Library will work with the community to provide materials, information, technology and opportunities to educate, enrich and entertain people of all ages and backgrounds.

The Library is dedicated to providing friendly, outstanding, personal customer service and equal access to resources for all patrons, from preschool through senior adults.  We are committed to enhancing the quality of life in our community by meeting the evolving educational, informational, cultural and recreational needs of our Library users.

Vision Statement: The Board of Trustees and Library staff work together to promote and encourage a lifelong love of reading and learning. We celebrate the diversity of our community and promote understanding of our differences.

Values Statement: The Board of Trustees, Library staff and volunteers of the Belmar Public Library recognize the following shared values:

  • We recognize that people are important and we celebrate their diversity;
  • We will act with fairness, honesty and integrity;
  • We will inform and educate our community of the services and programs of the Library;
  • We will treat our patrons, colleagues and volunteers with dignity and respect.

Adopted by the Library Board of Trustees on December 12, 2011

New Library Hours

Mondays          9 AM – 4 PM

Tuesdays         9 AM – 4 PM

Wednesdays    9 AM – 7 PM

Thursdays        9 AM – 7 PM

Fridays             9 AM – 2 PM

Saturdays        9 AM – 2 PM

*LIBRARY FEES – All Late Fees are currently being waived

Belmar Residents are welcome to join the Library by showing two proofs of residency.

Membership for non-Belmar Residents: $25.00

Replace a Library Card: $1.00

Late Books: 5 cents per book, per day

Late DVDs: $1.00 per DVD, per day

Copies: 20 cents per B&W page; 50 cents per color page

Fax: $2 for the first page; $1 for every page thereafter

Computer Printouts:  20 cents per B&W page; 50 cents per color page

NEW PUBLIC COMPUTERS OPEN AND AVAILABLE FOR USE

BOOK ENLARGER FOR VISUALLY IMPAIRED

FREE WIFI ACCESS

WORK/STUDY STATIONS WITH POWER OUTLETS

PRINT/COPY/FAX SERVICES

A WORD ABOUT DATA SECURITY

You, the Patron, are responsible for the security of the information on any USB Media submitted for printing services.  Accidental deletion or corruption of files on any submitted USB Media is at your risk.

Therefore, it is strongly recommended that any USB Media submitted for printing services not contain any sensitive personal information or files other than what is to be printed.

We recommend that USB media should contain only the files necessary and nothing else.

Submitting USB Media for printing services will constitute acknowledgement and acceptance of the risks and responsibilities of using this service.