The South
 Amboy Citizen
February 14, 1930
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Tuesday, February 20        
       10 am - 2:30 pm             
 
Wednesday, March 21       
                  10 am - 2:30 pm                      
 
Monday, March 26      
            4 - 8 pm                 
 
Monday, April 9  Drop off service only
10 am–12 Noon   
   Pick up return on Wednesday, April 11 

To register: 732-721-6060 
FAMILY LEGO MAZE

Thursday Nights in February
4:30-5:30 pm & 6:30-7:30 pm




Work in teams to create a maze using legos,
and guide your marble to the exit. 



DIGITAL CAFÉ



Mondays 1-2 pm
Thursdays 6:30-8 pm


 Stop by with your tech questions and
become savvy using your device! 

WINTER OLYMPICS FUN!

Cheer on your favorite team and join in for fun MIY activities and games in February including Medals, Laurel Crowns, Cookies, Flags, Marshmallow Stacking and Origami. 

We will also live stream the Olympics! 

WINTER OLYMPICS
LIVE STREAMING PARTY


Wednesday, February 21
10 am - 4:30 pm


Drop in and watch the Winter Olympics. We’ll have some light refreshments as you cheer on your favorite team. 

All Ages! 


MIY Make it Yourself Technology
Handcrafts & Creative Kits
Culinary Studio


Seniors!
Watch 3D Printing in Action

 
Mondays  12:30-2 pm
Fridays 10:30 am-12 pm 


Stop by and work on your knitting projects,
or get help starting a project!

Meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month.
6-8 pm  
FEBRUARY IS...


Friday, February 2
If the groundhog sees his shadow, then we have 6 more weeks of winter!
Support the Library Foundation

Ongoing Fundraiser:
#StartWithaSmile when Amazon donates to the Dowdell Library Foundation Inc. This is a great way to donate to the Dowdell Library Foundation! Amazon will donate .5% of all purchases to the Foundation. Help support the Library! 
https://smile.amazon.com/ch/26-3176682 
 
The Dowdell Library Foundation, Inc. was established to enhance financial support for the Sadie Pope Dowdell Public Library of South Amboy, NJ with private funding through grants and donations.

We accomplish our mission through fundraising and your contributions, which enable us to increase library capabilities, resources and services for the community. The Dowdell Library Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation and all gifts are tax deductible and qualify for matching grants from many employers. 

http://dowdellfoundation.org/

 


Join the Friends
of the Dowdell Library


 Joining the Friends has a lot of benefits, and they no longer require any dues! The next meeting is Tuesday, March 6 at 3:30 pm 

Learn a language with Rosetta Stone. This vital resource includes 30 languages to meet a range of cultural interests. 

Learning is structured around core lessons to build reading, writing, speaking and listening skills and also includes focused activities to refine grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and more.

Community members can also take advantage of available mobile apps that enable learners to reinforce their language learning wherever they may be. 

Click on the image above to access Rosetta Stone.

Come in for the 3rd annual Makers Day this March at the Dowdell Library! Choose from a variety of hands-on interactive kits and activities
to work on. Fun for all ages, even parents!! 

ASIAN CULTURAL EVENT
Sunday, April 15



Enjoy an exciting lion dance, music, as well as painting, calligraphy, and origami art stations. Refreshments!


Search The Historical Archives

The Sadie Pope Dowdell Library is excited to present digital versions of the South Amboy Citizen and South Amboy-Sayreville Times. 

Click here to access the archives.

New Jersey Digital Highway 


Click on the image above to visit New Jersey Digital Highway.

The NJ Digital Highway is a place for New Jersey and culture, from the collections of cultural heritage institutions. Dowdell Library is part of the NJ Digital Highway and has shared many of its historical artifacts and memorabilia online. 

Use the search term "South Amboy" to bring up the results page, which is full of fun and fascinating South Amboy history!  

    Table of  
   Contents

February Is...
Sadie's Studio
Seniors 3D Printing
Job & Career Resources
Coming Soon
Archives
New Jersey Digital Highway
Contact Us


Click here to see our complete 
calendar of events.


 Hours

 
Monday, Tuesday,
& Thursday 

10:00 am - 8:00 pm

Wednesday & Friday 
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday
12 - 4 pm 


Holiday Closing


President's Day
Monday, February 19, 2018


 

Spotlight    

Reserve Your New Book 

Click on the image above to
find out what titles are on
the latest Spotlight. 

Calling All Collectors

 
Do you have a unique collection? If so, please consider sharing it with us! 

The Dowdell Library has a great area for display: The Davidoff Exhibition Area. We also have two display cases that can accommodate smaller items. 

Please contact the
Dowdell Library 
732-721-6060
comments@dowdell.org

for more information. 
                 

                 
Move and Groove Toddlers
Wednesdays 1:30-2 pm
Lego 
Construction 
Challenge


Challenge yourself to create a design based on a chosen theme each month!

March Theme:
St. Patrick's Day

.
April Theme:
Spring
      
   How do I ... ?


Hoopla Is HERE!!! 

Free Downloadable Materials. No Wait List!
Available 24/7
With more then 200,000 streaming and downloadable movies, TV shows, complete music albums, audiobooks, comics, eBooks, and more, Hoopla is a wonderful digital service that you can access on your computer
or download to a
portable device.
  
Hoopla selections range from Hollywood blockbusters to
best-selling artists and authors as well as niche and
hard-to-find selections.
The service allows you the freedom to experience, explore and enjoy what you want, when you want, and where you want FREE with your Sadie Pope Dowdell Library card!

 
Library patrons are eligible to receive up to five 
free downloads per month by going to 
www.dowdell.org and clicking on the Hoopla icon on the library’s web page.  All hoopla titles are available 24/7 
with no holds. 
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Movies & TV shows – most can be borrowed for 3 days (72 hours). A few titles can be borrowed for 2 days (48 hours).

Music can be borrowed
for 7 days.

Audiobooks can be borrowed
for 21 days.

eBooks can be borrowed
for 21 days.

Comics can be borrowed
for 21 days.
Looking For
 Job Resources? 


Join #workschat on Twitter Wednesdays at noon EST!
This live chat sponsored by the NJ State Library is dedicated to connecting jobseekers to library resources. #workschat occurs on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month from noon to 1pm ET. To participate in #workschat, follow along with 
@NJWorks on Twitter.


The New Jersey Career Assistance Navigator (NJCAN)


is an Internet-based delivery system for accurate, comprehensive, current, and relevant occupational, post-secondary school and financial aid information. NJCAN contains the latest national, New Jersey and
local labor market data and projections.

local labor market data and projections.

NJCAN also includes information on:

  • Job interview preparation
  • Resume and cover letter creation
  • How to keep a job
  • Self-employment
  • Military occupations

NJCAN is designed to support lifelong career exploration, and career planning and decision-making through easy to use, straightforward search and sorting utilities, and an online portfolio for saving information from all system components.



Job and Career Accelerator allows you to create resumes and cover letters, learn interviewing techniques, and prepare for related exams. Access millions of job listings.

Downloadable
Books and Audiobooks

Downloadable content, 
24 hours / 7 days a week.


Latest Overdrive Advantage
eBook Additions



New eBooks added every month

End Game - Baldacci, David
Origin - Brown, Dan
Midnight Line - Child, Lee
Don't Let Go - Coben, Harlan
Two Kinds of Truth - Connelly, Michael
Rooster Bar - Grisham, John
Rules of Magic - Hoffman, Alice


Advantage titles provides South Amboy residents additional access to New eBooks added every month! 



RBdigital is a way to get access to over 100 magazines online.

New Issues - The online version of our magazines show up for checkout the same day that the print copies are delivered.

No Waiting List - Unlike the print magazine, if we carry the digital version then it’s available to you. 

No Due Date - Once it’s checked out to your account, it will stay there unless you wish to delete it.
The Davidoff Exhibition Area

Click above to view the latest exhibits on display. Want to display your collection? Contact us! 
 The Dowdell Library is located off John T. O'Leary Boulevard
and adjacent to the South Amboy Middle / High School.


Our mailing address is:
100 Harold G. Hoffman Plaza 
South Amboy, NJ 08879
(732) 721-6060 Telephone
(732) 721-1054 Fax



Questions? comments@dowdell.org


 
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