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Berkeley Branch berkeley branch
Address: 30 Station Rd., Bayville, NJ 08721
Phone: (732) 269-2144, (732)349-6200 ext.6600, (609)971-0514 ext.6600
Fax: (732) 237-2955
Hours: Monday - Thursday 9-9, Friday & Saturday 9-5
Directions & Area Maps

Program Calendars
Equipment and Special Services for this branch
Friends of the Berkeley Branch
About the Berkeley Branch  
Community Profile  
Suggestion Box  
Mobile Printing Service  
Photo Album will be posted soon.
   
Directions & Area Maps


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From the North:

From the Garden State Parkway- From the North- Take the Garden State Parkway to Exit 77 for Berkeley. At the end of the exit ramp, turn left onto Double Trouble Road. At the end of Double Trouble Road, turn left onto Forest Hills Parkway/Veterans Blvd., and go approximately 1.8 miles to the third traffic light. Turn left onto Western Blvd. Go 2/10 mile, and turn right onto Central Blvd., which is the first street you will come to. Take Central Blvd. to the end, approximately 1 mile, and turn left onto Wheaton Road. Go 3/10 mile, and turn right onto Station Road, which is the second right. The Berkeley Branch is 7/10 mile down Station Road on the left.

From the South:

Take the Garden State Parkway to Exit 77 for Berkeley.At the traffic light at the bottom of the ramp, turn right onto Forest Hills Parkway/Veterans Blvd. Central Regional schools will be on your right. Travel on this road approximately 1 mile to the second traffic light. Turn left onto Western Blvd. Go 2/10 mile, and turn right onto Central Blvd., which is the first street you will come to. Take Central Blvd. to the end, approximately 1 mile, and turn left onto Wheaton Road. Go 3/10 mile, and turn right onto Station Road, which is the second right. The Berkeley Branch is 7/10 mile down Station Road on the left.

From Route 9:

From the North - Route 9 and the Garden State Parkway join around Toms River. After Route 9 exits the Parkway south of Toms River, keep bearing right onto Route 9 South. Take it for approximately 5 miles to the traffic light at Station Road (Berkeley First Aid Station is on your right). Turn right onto Station Road, and take it for 2/10 of a mile to the Berkeley Library on your right.

From the South:

Take Route 9 North past the traffic light at Central Parkway/Butler Blvd. in Bayville to the next traffic light at Station Road. (The Berkeley First Aid Squad is on the far corner to your left.) Turn left on Station Road, and take it for 2/10 of a mile to the Berkeley Library on the right.

From the Camden Area:

Take Route 70 East to the circle at the Route 72 junction. Turn onto Route 72 East and take it to Manahawkin where you will pick up the Garden State Parkway North. Follow directions “From the South.”

From the New Brunswick Area:

Take Route 18 South to the Parkway South. Then follow directions "From the North."

Public Transportation:

  • Ocean County Transportation and Vehicle Services Department provides fixed-route services and a handicapped and elderly transportation service (Ocean Ride), arrangements for which can be made by telephone (732-736-8989). The route that comes closest to the Berkeley Branch is the East Berkeley Route #7. Check here for the map of the route.
  • New Jersey Transit: Information is available from the Transit Information Center between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and midnight at (800) 772-2222 within N.J. or (973) 762-5100 out of state. Available routes including bus numbers: New Jersey Transit Bus #559
    The closest official bus stop is at Route 9 and Ocean Gate Drive, approximately 1.1 miles north of the Berkeley Branch. The bus will stop at Station Road upon request.
  • There are no local taxicab services in Berkeley Township. Please refer to services from Lacey or Toms River.
     
    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
    2
    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: No Restrictions unless someone else want it.
    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: Limit of 2hrs per day.

    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

    1
    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: Customers will be allowed to use computers for as long as they wish, provided no other customers are waiting
    Wireless Internet Access
              
    Wireless internet access is available at all branches.
    Self Checkout
               Yes             No
                              
    1
    Preview Room - TV & VCR Call Ahead
    Yes
    No

    1

    The TV is available for the public to view movies in the meeting room if nothing is going on.

    (Closed captioning available
    upon request)

    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
                
                  

    Tape/CD-Player
               Yes             No
                              
    1
    Tape & CD Players are
    on same equipment.
    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
                              
    1
    Magnifying Glasses            Yes             No
                              
    1
    Long-Handled Reachers            Yes             No
                              
    1
    Listening Devices Available for Programs            Yes             No
                              

    Friends Group
               Yes             No
                              

     

    Suggestion Box

    The library would like to hear from you. 

    Have you received outstanding service? Do you have suggestions for improvement? Please take a moment to let us know. Thanks! 

    Our email comment form is temporarily out of service. Please call or write us with your comments.

    Berkeley Branch, Ocean County Library System
    30 Station Rd., Bayville, NJ 08721
    Phone : (732) 269-2144

     
     
     
       

     

     
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