Welcome to our General Information section. Below is a brief overview. Click on the section title or section menu links in the menu on the right side of the page to go to specific areas.
The Adult library is open Monday – Wednesday 11:00am – 8:00pm, Thursday- Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm, Saturday 12:00pm – 5:00pm. The Junior Library is open Monday – Saturday 12:00pm – 5:00pm. Both libraries are closed on Sundays.
Click here for a full list of library closing dates for the current year.
The Asbury Park Public Library is located at 500 First Avenue, Asbury Park, New Jersey. Visit our directions page and enter your address in the directions form to get detailed driving directions to the library.
Free APPL library cards are always available for Asbury Park residents. Click here for details about how to get a library card with us. Check our Free Library Card Requirements page to find out other ways you can qualify for a free APPL library card.
Even if you don’t live in Asbury Park you may still qualify for a free or discounted subscription library card. Click here for a complete list of requirements for a free library card.
If you don’t qualify for a free library card you can obtain a subscription library card for $25.00 per year. (That comes out to less than $2.50 a month!) Click here for more details.
If you lose your library card you can get a duplicate or replacement card. There is a $3.00 for replacing lost library cards.