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Headquarters, Manalapan Holmdel
Eastern Branch, Shrewsbury Howell
Allentown Marlboro
Atlantic Highlands Ocean Township
Colts Neck Oceanport
Hazlet Wall
  West Long Branch


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Headquarters, Manalapan
125 Symmes Drive
Manalapan, NJ 07726-3249
Telephone: (732) 431-7220
TTY Hearing Impaired: (732) 845-0064

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Directions

FROM THE NORTH
Take New Jersey Turnpike to Exit 11, Garden State Parkway. Go South to Exit 123, Route 9 South. Proceed on Route 9 South approximately 15 miles to Symmes Drive (Mr. Tire on the corner). Turn right onto Symmes Drive. Library is about ¼ mile on the right.
 
FROM THE WEST
Take Route I-195 East to Exit 28B (Route 9 North-Freehold exit). Follow Route 9 North for approximately 9 miles to Ryan Road/Symmes Drive jug handle. Cross over Route 9. Library is about 1/4 mile on right.
 
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FROM THE WEST
Take New Jersey Turnpike, Exit 8. Follow signs to Route 33 East. Proceed East on Route 33 for approximately 10 miles to Route 9 North. Go North on Route 9 for about 2-1/2 miles. Take Ryan Road/Symmes Drive jug handle. Cross over Route 9. Library is about ¼ mile on right.
 
FROM THE TRENTON AREA
Take I-195 east to Exit 16B , 537 East. Take 537 East to Rt. 9 North . Take Route 9 North for approximately 4 miles to Ryan Road/Symmes Drive jughandle. Cross over Route 9. Library is about ¼ mile on right. 



Eastern Branch, Shrewsbury
1001 Route 35
Shrewsbury, NJ 07702-4398
Telephone: 1 (866) 941-8188 (Toll free)
(732) 683-8980 (Freehold area)
TTY Hearing Impaired: (732) 933-1285 

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Directions

FROM THE NORTH
Take New Jersey Turnpike to Exit 11 (Garden State Parkway South). Take Garden State Parkway South to Exit 109 (Red Bank). You must stay in the outside (right) lane on the Parkway after crossing the Raritan River since this is the local lane. Turn left after getting off Exit 109 and head East on Route 520 (Newman Springs Road) to Route 35 (about 1 1/2 miles). Turn right on Route 35 and go about 1 1/2 miles. The library will be on your left.
 
FROM THE SOUTH
Take Garden State Parkway to Exit 105. Follow 36 East to Route 35 North. After going past Fort Monmouth (on the right), the 3rd stoplight will be Avenue of the Common. Turn right onto Avenue of the Common. Library will be on the corner. Go around the library to the parking lot.
 
FROM THE TRENTON AREA
Take I-195 East to Garden State Parkway North. Take Garden State Parkway North to Exit 105. Follow 36 East to Route 35 North. After going past Fort Monmouth (on the right), the 3rd stoplight will be Avenue of the Common. Turn right onto Avenue of the Common. Library will be on the corner. Go around the library to the parking lot.

 



Allentown
16 S. Main Street
Allentown, NJ 08501-1613
Telephone: (609) 259-7565

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Directions

FROM NJTP
To reach Allentown from the NJTP, take exit 7A to 195E to exit 7, and go
one mile to the center of town. Library is located at 16 S Main St, in
white church building next to Post Office.
 
FROM 295
To reach Allentown from 295, take 295 to 195 to exit 7 to Allentown, and
go one mile to center of town.
 
FROM RT 130 OR RT 33
Take 526E to center of town, make right turn onto
Main Street, Library located in white church next to post office.

 

Atlantic Highlands
100 First Avenue
Atlantic Highlands, N.J. 07716
Telephone: (732) 291-1956

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Directions

FROM THE PARKWAY
Exit 117; Head east on Hwy 36 S, approximately 9 miles.
Take the jughandle turn on right at First Avenue (to go across the highway) just past Foodtown
On First Avenue go down four blocks to the Borough Hall on the corner of First and East Highland Avenue.
The library is on the right.  It is upstairs, on the right, across from the Borough offices.



FROM RED BANK (Cooper's Bridge):
Head North on Hwy 35N.
Turn Right at Chapel Hill Road.
Turn Right on King's Highway East.
Turn Left onto Portland Road.
At the bottom of hill, make a right onto Leonardville Road. Go down several blocks to yield onto Hwy 36. 
Proceed to the jughandle turn on the right (to go across the highway) for First Avenue at next light just past Foodtown. 
On First Avenue down four blocks to the Borough Hall on the corner of First and East Highland Avenue. 
The Library is on the right.  It is upstairs, on the right, across from the Borough offices.

 



Colts Neck
1 Winthrop Drive
Colts Neck, NJ 07722-2225
Telephone: (732) 431-5656

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Directions

FROM THE NORTH
Highway 34 South to Route 537 (at Colts Neck Inn). Turn right onto 537 West.
First right turn onto Heyers Mills Road. Around bend and over little bridge.
Left onto Cedar Drive and first right onto Winthrop Road into the Municipal Complex. Library is on the right. Park on the left.
Follow blue municipal complex signs.
 
FROM THE SOUTH
Highway 34 North past Delicious Orchards to 537. Turn left onto 537 West.
Follow directions from NORTH.
 
FROM THE EAST
Take Route 18 West to Exit 22A (Route 34 West/Matawan).
Follow directions from SOUTH
 
FROM THE WEST
Take Route 18 East to Exit 19A (537 East). Go past Colts Neck High School. At “Hominy Hill Golf Course” turn left onto Bucks Mills Road. Go over small bridge to end of road. Turn Right onto Cedar Drive. Take first left at white picket fence into Municipal Complex. Bear right after Police Station. Library is on your left, park in lot on your right.
Follow blue municipal complex signs.

 



Hazlet
251 Middle Road
Hazlet, NJ 07730-1942
Telephone: (732) 264-7164

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Directions

FROM THE NORTH
Take the Parkway south to Exit 117. After exiting, bear left and follow signs for Route 36 East. At third traffic light (Kentucky Fried Chicken on corner), turn right onto Middle Road. Travel through traffic light at intersection of Middle Road and Poole Avenue. Library is third building on the left.
 
FROM THE SOUTH
Parkway
Take the Parkway north to Exit 117. After exiting, bear left and follow signs for Route 36 East. At third traffic light (Kentucky Fried Chicken on corner), turn right onto Middle Road. Travel through traffic light at intersection of Middle Road and Poole Avenue. Library is third building on the left.
 
Route 35 North
Take Route 35 North to the traffic light at Poole Avenue, just past the Adelphi Diner. Turn right onto Poole Avenue and travel to first traffic light at the intersection of Poole Avenue and Middle Road. Bear right onto Middle Road. Library is third building on the left.
 
FROM THE WEST
From the Freehold area, travel on Route 537 (East Main Street) to Route 79 North. Follow Route 79 through Marlboro to Lloyd Road. Bear right on Lloyd Road, and follow it across Route 34 to Church Street. Follow Church Street, turning right onto Bethany Road. Continue on Bethany, which crosses Route 35 and becomes Poole Avenue. At first traffic light after the highway, bear right onto Middle Road. Library is the third building on the left.
 
FROM THE EAST
From the Keyport area, travel across Route 36 using Green Grove Road, which turns into Middle Road. After the intersection of Middle Road and Poole Avenue, library is the third building on the left. >From the Union Beach area, travel Florence Avenue to Poole Avenue. Follow Poole Avenue across Route 36. At first traffic light, turn left onto Middle Road. Library is the third building on the left.

 


Holmdel
4 Crawfords Corner Road
Holmdel, NJ 07733-1908
Telephone: (732) 946-4118

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Directions

FROM THE NORTH
Take Garden State Parkway South to Exit 114. Turn Right at the traffic light onto Red Hill Road . Bear Right at the fork in the road, onto Crawfords Corner Road . You will pass the former Lucent site (large white water tower) on your left, Holmdel High School on your right, and then you will see Holmdel Town Hall on your right, just before the road ends. Holmdel Town Hall is on the corner of Crawfords Corner Road and Holmdel Road . The library is in the Lower Level of Holmdel Town Hall.

FROM THE SOUTH
Take Garden State Parkway North to Exit 114. Turn Left at the traffic light onto Red Hill Road . Bear Right at the fork in the road, onto Crawfords Corner Road . You will pass the former Lucent site (large white water tower) on your left, Holmdel High School on your right, and then you will see Holmdel Town Hall on your right, just before the road ends. Holmdel Town Hall is on the corner of Crawfords Corner Road and Holmdel Road . The library is in the Lower Level of Holmdel Town Hall.
 
FROM THE EASTERN BRANCH (EAST OF THE LIBRARY)
Get onto Route 35 North. Take jug-handle in Shrewsbury by Pizza Hut onto Route 520/Newman Springs Road (Dunkin Donuts is also there). Follow 520/Newman Springs Road to the light past Christian Brothers Academy. Make a Right onto Crawfords Corner Everett Road . You will pass the former Lucent site (large white water tower) on your left, Holmdel High School on your right, and then you will see Holmdel Town Hall on your right, just before the road ends. Holmdel Town Hall is on the corner of Crawfords Corner Road and Holmdel Road . The library is in the Lower Level of Holmdel Town Hall.


Howell
318 Old Tavern Road
Howell, NJ 07731 -8812
Telephone: (732) 938-2300

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Directions

FROM ROUTE #9
Take Aldrich Road East past the Yield Sign at Windeler Road to the Stop Sign, turn Left onto Old Tavern Road. Go 3 miles, cross Preventorium Road. The Library is on the Left, First building with Red Roof.
 
FROM ROUTE #33
Take Asbury Avenue To Main Street in Farmingdale. Turn Left At the Blinker and go through Farmingdale to the Second Traffic Light. Turn Right onto Old Tavern Road. Go 2 miles, the Library is on the Right, Second Building with Red Roof.
 
FROM INTERSTATE 195
Take Exit #31A (Route #547 South) to the Traffic Light, Turn Right onto Old Tavern Road. Go 2 miles, the Library is on the Right, Second Building with Red Roof.

 


Marlboro
1 Library Ct & Wyncrest Dr.
Marlboro, NJ 07746-1184
Telephone: (732) 536-9406

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Directions

FROM THE HEADQUARTERS BRANCH, MANALAPAN (WEST OF THE LIBRARY)
Turn left onto Symmes Road. Proceed east on Symmes Rd, across Route 9, where it becomes Ryan Road. Continue on Ryan until it ends at the traffic light on Route 79.
Turn left onto Route 79. At the second traffic light (Route 520), make a left. At the first light (Wyncrest Road) make a left. The library entrance is the first driveway on your right.
 
FROM THE NORTH
From the Garden State Parkway
Take Exit 109 (Route 520/Newman Springs Road) and proceed west on Route 520. You will cross Route 34, then Route 79. At the first light after the intersection with Route 79 (Wyncrest Road), make a left. The library entrance is the first driveway on your right.
 
From the intersection of Route 79 and Route 520
Take Route 520 West. At the next light (Wyncrest Road) make a left. The library entrance is the first driveway on your right.
 
From the intersection of Route 9 and Route 520
Take Route 520 East. At the third light (Wyncrest Road) make a right. The library entrance is the first driveway on your right.
 
FROM THE SOUTH
From Route 18
Take the Route 79 North (Marlboro/Matawan) exit. At the second light (Route 520) turn left. At the first light on Route 520 (Wyncrest Road), turn left. The library entrance is the first driveway on your right.
 
From I-195
Take Exit 28B (Route 9) and proceed north on Route 9 to Route 520. Turn right onto Route 520. At the third light (Wyncrest Road) turn right. The library entrance is the first driveway on your right.
 
From the New Jersey Turnpike South
Take Exit 8 (Route 33, Hightstown), and proceed east on Route 33. When Route 33 splits, stay on Business Route 33 (bear right and go up ramp.) At the third light (intersection of routes 9 and 33) turn left. Proceed north on Route 9 to Route 520.
Turn right on Route 520. At the third light (Wyncrest Road), turn right. The library entrance is the first driveway on your right

 


Ocean Township
701 Deal Rd.
Ocean, NJ 07712
Telephone: (732) 531-5092

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Directions

FROM THE NORTH
Route 18 South
Take Route 18 to exit 12A (West Park Ave/Oakhurst). Stay on West Park Ave until the 1st light and turn right onto Poplar Road. Go to 1st light and turn left onto Deal Road. Cross over Hwy 35 and stay in center lane. After light, turn left into Complex and first left to library building.
 
Parkway South
Exit 105, after toll booths turn right at light onto Hope Road. After Hotels, bear right onto Route 18 South. Take Route 18 to exit 12A (West Park Ave/Oakhurst). Stay on West Park Ave until the 1st light and turn right onto Poplar Road. Go to 1st light and turn left onto Deal Road. Cross over Hwy 35 and stay in center lane. After light, turn left into Complex and first left to library building.
 
Route 35 South
Take jug handle for Deal/Elberon at Deal Road. Cross Route 35 and stay in center lane.
After light, turn left into Complex and first left to library building.
 

FROM THE SOUTH
Route 18
Take Route 18 North to Exit 11A onto Deal Road East. Cross Route 35 and stay in center lane. After light, turn left into Complex and first left to library building.
 
Parkway
Parkway North to Exit 105. After toll booths, turn right at light onto Hope Road. After Hotels, bear right onto Route 18 South to exit 12A (West Park Ave/Oakhurst). Stay on West Park Ave until the 1st light and turn right onto Poplar Road. Go to 1st light and turn left onto Deal Road. Cross over Hwy 35 and stay in center lane. After light, turn left into Complex and first left to library building.
 
Route 35 North
Go North from Asbury Circle for 1 ½ miles to Deal Road. Food-Town complex is on left side of highway. Turn Right onto Deal Road East and stay in center lane. After light, turn left into Complex and first left to library building.

 


Oceanport
8 Iriquois Avenue
Oceanport, NJ 07757
Telephone: (732) 229-2626

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Directions

FROM ROUTE 18

Take Rt. # 18 south
Take Hwy. # 36 -East exit towards Eatontown/Long Branch exit #13B
Stay on Rt. # 36 East
Turn Left on Wyckoff Road
Turn Right on Broad Street
Continue on Port-Au-Peck Ave. (Broad turns into Port-Au-Peck)
Cross Branchport Ave.

Turn Right on Iroquois Ave. Library is on Right-on corner of Iroquois Ave. & Tohicon Pl.

 
FROM GARDEN STATE PARKWAY

Take the Lincroft/Red Bank exit # 109
Turn Left on Newman Springs Road
Turn Right on Shrewsbury Ave.
Turn Left on Sycamore Ave.
Turn Right on Branch Ave.
Continue on Oceanport Ave.
Turn Left on Silverside Ave.
Turn Right on Seven Bridges Road
Continue on Myrtle Ave.

Turn Right on Monmouth Blvd.

Turn Right on Port-Au-Peck Ave.

Turn Left on Iroquois Ave.

Library is on Right-on the corner of Iroquois Ave. & Tohicon Pl.

 
FROM ROUTE # 36

Take Rt. # 36 East (7 lights from Monmouth Mall)
Turn Left on Oceanport Ave.
Turn Right on Port-Au-Peck Ave.
Go over tracks

Continue on Port-Au-Peck Ave.

Cross Branchport Ave.

Turn Right on Iroquois Ave. Library is on Right-on corner of Iroquois Ave. & Tohicon Pl.

 


Wall
2700 Allaire Rd.
Wall, NJ 07719 
Telephone: (732) 449-8877

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Directions

FROM THE NORTH
Take New Jersey Turnpike to Exit 11( Garden State Parkway). Go south to Exit 98 (I-195 West) to Exit 35A (Rte 34 South). Take Rte 34 South to the traffic circle. Go around the circle and take Rte. 524 East (a.k.a. Allaire Road). Take Rte. 524 East to the first traffic light (Baileys Corner Road). Take a left onto Bailey's Corner Road and take the first right. Wall Library is the first red brick building on the right.
 
FROM THE SOUTH
Take the Garden State Parkway to Exit 98 (Route 138 East). Take Route 138 East to New Bedford Road. At the first light, turn right on New Bedford Road. Continue on New Bedford to the second light. Turn right on Allaire Rd. Continue on Allaire Road for approximately one mile. Turn right at the Wall Municipal Complex. The Wall Library is the second brick building on the left.
 
FROM THE TRENTON AREA
Take I-195 East to Exit 35A (Rte 34 South). Take Rte 34 South to the traffic circle. Go around the circle and take Rte. 524 East (a.k.a. Allaire Road). Take Rte. 524 East to the first traffic light (Baileys Corner Road). Take a left onto Bailey's Corner Road and take the first right. Wall Library is the first red brick building on the right.

 

West Long Branch
95 Poplar Ave.
West Long Branch, NJ 07764
Telephone: (732) 222-5993

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Directions

FROM THE GARDEN STATE PARKWAY
Take the Garden State Parkway to Exit 105.
Take Route 36 East for 3.4 miles.
You will see the Raceway Diner on the left. At this
light, turn right onto Broadway.

 Drive east on Broadway to the first traffic light.
Turn right onto Locust Avenue .
Continue south on Locust passing Franklin Lake ,
Frank Antonides School and the Community Center.
 
At the next street make a left onto
Community Drive and then make
a left onto Poplar Avenue .
 
The West Long Branch Public Library
is located on the left.

 


* Summer Hours: Closed Sundays (Father's Day through Labor Day Weekend)
** Summer Saturday Hours (July & August) 9am-1pm

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