The Old Bridge Public Library is now open for in-person browsing and computer use.
Please fill out the form below to make a half-hour appointment to browse the Old Bridge Public Library’s collection. Appointments are held on Tuesdays through Fridays from 12:00pm to 6:00pm, and Saturdays from 12:00pm to 4:00pm. Appointments begin on the half-hour (ex. 12:00pm, 12:30pm, 1:00pm, etc.). Appointments are only for the person named on the form. A form will need to be filled out for each child you plan to bring with you.
Please note: Appointments are processed in the order received. You will receive an email confirmation from library staff. We will do our best to reply by one business day.
Please click here to make a browsing appointment.
Appointments will begin on the hour and last for 45 minutes starting at 2pm weekdays (Tuesday to Friday) and noon on Saturday. Please note all computers shut down 15 minutes before the end of the hour or after 45 minutes are up. Last appointment is 5 pm Tuesday through Friday and 3 pm on Saturday (we are currently closed on Sundays and Mondays).
You must have an Old Bridge library card to use the computers.
Appointments are processed in the order received. Please fill out a form online or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. You will receive an email confirmation from library staff, usually within one business day.
If you do not have a device to send an email for an appointment or receive a confirmation email, you may call 732-721-5600 x5033.
While the Old Bridge Public Library may be temporarily closed, our virtual services are still available! Read eBooks, stream music / movies, and browse magazines for free from your devices.
Information and Readers’ Advisory
Librarians will also be available to assist you with your information needs, or to suggest new titles for you to read based on your interests. If you have a subject that you are interested in researching, an author that you would like to read, or a pressing question that needs to be answered, just speak to our reference staff. To reach an Adult Services Librarian, dial (732) 721-5600 x.5033. To speak with a Youth Services Librarian, dial (732) 721-5600 x.5028. Librarians are available from 11am to 7pm on Tuesdays through Fridays, and from 10am to 5pm on Saturdays.
Curbside pick-up of physical library materials is available five days a week, no appointment needed. Curbside runs from 2pm to 7pm on Tuesdays through Fridays, and 12pm to 5pm on Saturdays. Learn how it works here.
Passport appointments are still being taken and honored. To schedule an appointment, email Passports@oldbridgelibrary.org with your specific needs and details about your situation.
We will also continue notary appointments for the foreseeable future. To book a notary appointment, email email@example.com.
You can also send your documents to us for printing. All you have to do is send your file as an attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org, and come to pick up your item during Curbside Delivery hours.
All of our community book drops are currently closed, except the one at Central Branch which is open 24/7 for returns. Returned items will be placed in quarantine for three days to ensure the safety of our staff and patrons, and no late fees will be charged for returned materials during that time.
Thank you for your understanding and patience as we work to safeguard the health of our community!