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Posted on: December 8, 2020

Asbury Park Public Library Services Update 12/8/20

Library Curbside Pickup


The safety of the community and continuity of operations are top priorities for the Asbury Park Public Library. Due to the recent spike in Covid-19 cases, the Library building will be closed to the public starting Tuesday, December 8, 2020. 


During this time, Virtual Library Services, including Curbside Pick Up, will be available during Library Hours: Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm and Saturday 11am to 2pm. While the Library building is closed to the public, computer use and collection browsing will be suspended. For details, visit our Services Update Page at


Curbside Pickup

Curbside Pickup will be available during Library Hours. Library Staff can provide personal book recommendations based on your reading interests.


Digital Collection

Use your library card and pin to explore our free digital collections of Audiobooks, eBooks, Magazines, and Streaming Media available on Hoopla. 


Library Cards

To apply for a Library Card, visit or call 732-774-4221. For Library Card holders that need a pin, call 732-774-4221.


Returning Items

Borrowed items may be returned at the Main Entrance located at 500 First Avenue during Library Hours. Please do not leave items outside of the building. Returned items will be quarantined for 72 hours which will not counted against your return date.


Virtual Reference Services

For Virtual Reference Services, contact Adult Services and Children’s Services during Library Hours by calling 732-774-4221 or emailing


Virtual Programs

The Library will provide a schedule of virtual programming for all ages—from storytime and crafts to lectures and workshops. Visit our website at or follow us on Facebook @asburyparklibrary for details.


Other Notices

  • All expiring Library Cards will be extended through February 1, 2021.
  • The Library is unable to accept book donations at this time.
  • Items checked out after October 5, 2020 are subject to late fees if kept past their due dates.


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