SBPL Browse-and-Go!

Visitors can enter the library to browse the shelves and check out items while adhering to pandemic operations, limits and restrictions. While we are open for Browse-and-Go, visitors:

  • Must wear masks that cover their mouth and nose
  • Must physically distance from staff and other visitors
  • Must respect capacity limits of 30 visitors inside the building at a time
  • Limit visits to approximately 15 minutes
  • Computers available for 1 hour sessions for those 12 and over. First come first served.
  • Printing .10 cents a page, B/W & .50 cents a page, Color
  • Be aware that limited computer assistance is available
Please return all materials to the outside return slot to the library.

Hours for Browse-and-Go

Main Library

Monday 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 1:00 pm4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 1:00 pm4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Saturday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sunday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Restrictions during Browse-and-Go

The following services are NOT available during Browse-and-Go hours:

  • Copier
  • Notary Services
  • Fax or Scanning Services
  • Quiet Study Rooms
  • Library Seating
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Newspapers and Magazines
  • Extensive Staff Assistance
  • Food or drink not permitted

Pursuant with guidelines set forward by the State of New Jersey, the library reserves the right to close the library facility to the public again if mask wearing or social distancing measures are not adhered to and/or if COVID-19 levels within the State reach an unsafe level.