*Election Day* Tuesday, November 3rd the Library will be open ONLY for in-person voting for Ward 2 (Districts 1, 3, 9, 10, 13, 14, 16) from 6am to 8pm.

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COMPUTER & PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

Public Access Computers

The library is equipped with 16 Windows computers for adults with Internet access with USB slots and headphones. There are 4 additional computers available for teens in their own section and 8 computers in the Children's Library for the use of minors (with adult supervision) or adults who are accompanied by children.

In order to use the computers, you must have a valid Monroe Township Library card OR a card from a LOGIN library (with fines no higher than $10 and no overdue books).

Any person without a valid library card must pay $1 per hour to use the computers.

Our computer lab offers 12 computers for classes which are held regularly. To check our calendar for the dates of our various Computer Classes please CLICK HERE.

Wireless Internet

Visitors to our library may bring their own laptops and devices to connect to the library's free wireless Internet access.

Color Printing

All library computers print to two color printers located behind our Circulation Desk.

Printed pages cost $0.25 per page.

Fax Services

The Library allows patrons to send and receive a facsimile transmissions.

The cost is $1.00 per page, a cover sheet is sent free of charge.

Visit the Circulation Desk to use this service.

Photocopiers

There are black and white photocopiers located throughout the building.

The cost is $0.15 per copy.

Proctoring

Test proctoring services are available at The Free Library of Monroe Township. Please review our Proctoring Policy before contacting us.

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LOGIN

LOGIN is a group of twenty public, school, and academic libraries in Gloucester and Salem Counties that share their resources. Monroe Township residents can use their current Library cards to borrow materials from all other libraries that belong to LOGIN.

In order to search the entire LOGIN catalog, use our Search Form by clicking on Catalog and choosing "ALL LOGIN LIBRARIES" from the options on the left of the input field.

LOGIN Member Libraries

  • Deptford Township-Johnson Memorial Library
  • East Greenwich Branch - GCLS (Gloucester County Library System member)
  • Franklin Township Public Library
  • Glassboro Branch
  • Gloucester County College Library
  • Gloucester County - Institute of Technology Media Center
  • Greenwich Township Branch - GCLS
  • Logan Township Branch - GCLS
  • Mullica Hill Branch - GCLS
  • Swedesboro Branch - GCLS
  • Monroe Township Public Library
  • Newfield Public Library
  • Paulsboro-Gill Memorial Library
  • Pitman-McCowan Memorial Library
  • Salem County College Library
  • Washington Township - Margaret E. Heggan Free Public Library
  • Wenonah Free Public Library
  • West Deptford Public Library
  • Westville Public Library
  • Woodbury Public Library

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COMMUNITY LIBRARY SERVICES

Museum Passes

The Library is offering a museum pass program as part of its mission to provide educational, professional, cultural, and recreational information and services.

The Friends of the Free Public Library of Monroe Township have generously provided funds for the purchase of museum passes for the benefit of Monroe Township library card-holders. Learn more by CLICKING HERE

Book Club Bags

Book Club in a Bag is a service offered by the library and supported by the Friends of the Monroe Township Public Library. If you are a member of a book club, or are thinking of starting one, Book Club in a Bag will give you all the items needed for your group to have a great discussion.

Cardholders of the Free Public Library of Monroe Township can check out a book club bag containing 6 copies of a title and a folder containing discussion questions and a sign out sheet for use by your book club members.

Only one Book Club in a Bag title may be checked out at a time. Check out more details by Clicking Here.

JerseyCat - Inter-Library Loan

Patrons may request items from libraries throughout New Jersey using the JerseyCat Catalog.

Please note that there is no guarantee that a library will lend an item and that these requests can take anywhere from 1 - 3 weeks to be fulfilled (and in some cases longer).

Outspoken Library - Free books for the visually impaired

The library can provide access to hundreds of free books for the visually impaired through the New Jersey State Library Talking Book and Braille Center.

The New Jersey State Library Talking Book and Braille Center (TBBC) is a public library for New Jersey residents of all ages whose ability to read is affected by a physical impairment, a reading disability, or a vision impairment. Anyone who cannot read standard print or who has difficulty holding a book or turning the pages of a book may qualify for TBBC's services.

Visit njsltbbc.org to learn more or ask your librarian.

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DATABASES

A library database is a searchable electronic index of published, reliable resources. Databases provide access to a wealth of useful research materials from academic journals, newspapers, and magazines. Some databases also include e-books, relevant Web resources, and various multimedia.

Click on a link below to learn more about the relative Database.

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e-Books

Monroe Township Public Library eBook Program readers

OverDrive

Monroe Township Library is happy to provide a free e-book lending service, known as OverDrive to its patrons. OverDrive is a free service that lets you borrow digital content (like ebooks and audiobooks) anytime, anywhere.

In order to access OverDrive you will need an updated library card (with a barcode starting with the number 2). When searching for this particular library you may need to enter "South Jersey Regional Library" or "08094" if prompted (depending on your particular device).

You can learn how to download and access OverDrive on all of your devices so that you can start borrowing e-Books HERE.

Click for Our e-Book Collection

Hoopla Digital

Hoopla Digital is a free digital media service that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows on your computer, tablet, smartphone and even your Smart TV. Hoopla allows you to check out 6 items per month.

In order to access Hoopla you will need an updated library card (with a barcode starting with the number 2). Enter your email address and create a password for your account. Search for our Library by entering the zipcode 08094 and enter your library card number.

Click to Access Hoopla

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PHONE & EMAIL

Phone: 1-856-629-1212

Email: info@monroetpl.org

Circulation Desk: ext. 210 or 211

- For help renewing books, checking your account and library hours.

Reference Desk: ext. 206

- For help with research, reserving private study rooms, locating items in our library, placing holds and program registration.

Children's Reference Desk: ext. 214

- For information on Children's story times, registration for children's programs and scheduling school tours.

Administration: ext. 203

- For business inquiries and meeting room reservations.