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Bay Head Reading Center bay head reading center

 

Address: 136 Meadow Ave., Bay Head, NJ 08742

Phone: (732) 892-0662, (732)349-6200 ext.1602, (609)971-0514 ext.1602
Hours: Monday & Wednesday 1-5, Tuesday 10-1, Thursday 1-5 & 7-9, Saturday 10-1
Directions & Area Maps

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Equipment and Special Services for this branch
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Directions & Area Maps


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From the North:

Garden State Parkway to exit 88. Exit the Parkway and turn left onto Rt. 70 East and take it to the Laurelton traffic light (2.3 miles.) Turn onto Rt. 88 East and take it out to the traffic light at Bridge Avenue (2.5 miles.) Turn right onto Bridge Avenue. Take it over the canal bridge to Lake Avenue (2.4 miles (White Methodist Church on corner.) Turn right to Lake Avenue and take it 3 blocks down to Meadow Avenue (.1 mile.) Turn right onto Meadow. The Bay Head Reading Center is on the right.

From the South:

Garden State Parkway to exit 90. Exit the Parkway and turn right onto Chambers Bridge Road. Take Chambers Bridge Road down to the traffic light at Rt. 70 (1.2 Miles.) Turn left onto Rt. 70 East and take it to the Laurelton traffic light (.7 Miles.) Turn onto Rt. 88 East and take it out to the traffic light at Bridge Avenue (2.5 miles.) Turn right onto Bridge Avenue. Take it over the canal bridge to Lake Avenue (2.4 miles) (White Methodist Church on the corner.) Turn right onto Lake Avenue and take it 3 blocks down to Meadow Avenue (.1 mile.) Turn right onto Meadow. The Bay Head Reading Center is on the right.

From the Trenton Area:

Take l-195 to the Garden State Parkway South. Take the Parkway to exit 88 and follow the directions "From the North."

From the Camden Area:

Take Rt. 70 East under the Garden State Parkway and out to the Laurelton traffic light and junction for Rt. 88 East. Turn onto Rt. 88 East and take it out to the traffic light at Bridge Avenue. (2.5 miles.) Turn right onto Bridge Avenue. Take it over the canal bridge to Lake Avenue (2.4 miles) (White Methodist Church on corner.) Turn right onto Lake Avenue and take it 3 blocks down to Meadow Avenue (.1 mile.) Turn right onto Meadow. The Bay Head Reading Center is on the right.

From the New Brunswick Area:

Take Rt. 18 South to Garden State Parkway South. Then follow directions "From the North."

 
Equipment and Special Services for this branch
Equipment & Services
Walk-In & Call Ahead
 # of Items
Typewriters Call Ahead
Yes
No

 

Walk-in
Yes
No
How long can it be used?
½ hr.     1 hr.   2 hrs.
Other
# of times per day that it can be used:
Word Processing PCs Call Ahead
Yes
No
Walk-in
Yes
No
How long can it be used?
½ hr.     1 hr.   2 hrs.
Other
# of times per day that it can be used:
Internet PCs Call Ahead
Yes
No
Walk-in
Yes
No
How long can it be used?
½ hr.     1 hr.   2 hrs.
Other
# of times per day that it can be used: 2

PC Plus

The PC Plus workstation is a service offered by the Ocean County Library System.  Each branch offers different software packages to suit your needs. PC Plus is good for tasks such as uploading your resume to a website, scanning text or pictures, viewing a CD for a class, taking a test, creating flyers, toggling between the Internet and Microsoft Word and much, much more.

Call Ahead
Yes
No

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at this branch

For customers who need:

1. A program available only on PC Plus.
2. To download files.
3. To upload files.
4. To open files from the Internet, which require a program other than Internet Explorer and Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Since PC Plus offers Internet access, anyone over eighteen years or older must show identification before using it.

Walk-in
Yes
No
How long can it be used?
½ hr.     1 hr.   2 hrs.
Other
# of times per day that it can be used:
Wireless Internet Access
          
Wireless internet access is available at all branches.
Self Checkout
           Yes             No
                          

Preview Room - TV & VCR Call Ahead
Yes
No

 

Walk-in
Yes
No
How long can it be used?
½ hr.     1 hr.   2 hrs.
Other
# of times per day that it can be used:
Closed captioning on TV?
           Yes             No
                          
Tape Recorder
           Yes             No
                          

CD-Player
           Yes             No
                          

Other Audio Equipment
           Yes             No
                          

 Special Services
 Yes - No
 # of Items
Meeting Room            Yes             No
                          
ADA View/Voice Terminal            Yes             No
                          

Low Vision Reading System            Yes             No
                          

Loud-R Electronic Ear            Yes             No
                          

Supersonic Ear            Yes             No
                          

Bed Readers            Yes             No
                          

Magnifying Glasses            Yes             No
                          
An 6½"x 8¾ magnifying sheet is available.
Long-Handled Reachers            Yes             No
                          
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Listening Devices Available for Programs            Yes             No
                          

Friends Group            Yes             No
                          

 

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Bay Head Reading Center, Ocean County Library System
136 Meadow Ave., Bay Head, NJ 08742
Phone : (732) 892-0662

 
 
 
   

 

 
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