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Manchester Branch manchester branch
Address: 21 Colonial Dr., Manchester, NJ 08759
Phone: (732) 657-7600, (732)349-6200 ext.4600, (609)971-0514 ext.4600
Fax: (732) 323-9246
Hours: Monday - Thursday 9-9, Friday & Saturday 9-5
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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 exit 88. Turn right onto Rt. 70 West and take it for 7.3 miles to the traffic light at Colonial Drive. (Next light after Leisure Village and Leisure Knoll). Make a left hand turn onto Colonial Drive by using the jughandle. Approximately .4 miles down Colonial Drive on the right is the entrance to the Manchester Municipal Complex. Turn right here. The entrance to the Manchester Library parking lot is on the right.

From the South:

Garden State Parkway to exit 82A. Get off the Parkway at exit 82A onto Rt. 37 West. Take Rt. 37 West 7 miles to the turnoff onto Colonial Drive. Turn right on Colonial and then left into the Manchester Municipal Complex parking lot. The entrance to the Manchester Library’s lot is on the right.

From the Trenton Area:

Take l-195 to the exit for Rt. 537 (Great Adventure). Turn left onto Rt. 537 and take it to the traffic light at the Rt. 526 and Rt. 571 junction. Turn right onto Rts. 526 and 571. After you go under the l-195 bridge bear right at the fork onto 571. Take 571 past the two Russian Orthodox Churches to the traffic light at Rt. 528. Go through this light and continue on Rt. 571 for 8 miles to the traffic light at Rt. 70. Turn right onto Rt. 70 West and take it for 2 miles to the traffic light at Colonial Drive. Make a left hand turn onto Colonial Drive by using the jughandle. Approximately .4 miles down Colonial Drive on the right is the entrance to the Manchester Municipal Complex. Turn right here. The entrance to the Manchester Library parking lot is on the right.

From the Camden Area:

Take Rt. 70 East through Lakehurst to the circle at the Rt. 70 junction. Stay on 70 East after the second circle until you reach the traffic light (.7 miles) and turn right onto Colonial Drive. .4 miles down Colonial Drive on the right is the entrance to the Manchester Municipal Complex. Turn right here. The entrance to the Manchester Library parking lot is on the right.

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

0

 

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: Once.
Word Processing PCs Call Ahead
Yes
No
3
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
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:
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
                          
2
Preview Room - TV & VCR Call Ahead
Yes
No

1

Must use our meeting room when it's available.

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: 1
Closed captioning on TV?
           Yes             No
                          
DVD Player Call Ahead
Yes
No

- In-house Use Only
- Use depends on Meeting Room Availability

Walk-in
Yes
No
 
Tape Recorder
           Yes             No
                          
2
CD-Player
           Yes             No
                          

Portable Microphone System
           Yes             No
                          
For In-house Programs Only
Other Audio Equipment
           Yes             No
                          

 Special Services
 Yes - No
 # of Items
Meeting Room            Yes             No
                          
ADA View/Voice Terminal            Yes             No
                          
1
Low Vision Reading System            Yes             No
                          
1, Pulsedata SVB7000
color viewer
Loud-R Electronic Ear            Yes             No
                          
1
Supersonic Ear            Yes             No
                          

Bed Readers            Yes             No
                          

Magnifying Glasses            Yes             No
                          
2
Long-Handled Reachers            Yes             No
                          

Listening Devices Available for Programs            Yes             No
                          
2

Friends Group
           Yes             No
                          

 

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Manchester Branch, Ocean County Library
21 Colonial Dr., Manchester, NJ 08733
Phone : (732) 657-7600


 
 
 
   

 

 
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