Public Relations


Library snapshot

The library’s 2017 budget is $3,802,673, a decrease of $18,371 from the previous year.

In 2016 county residents voted us the best library in Monmouth County for the 5th time! We also won in 2008, 2013, 2014, and 2015.

80% of Middletown residents have an active library card.

These statistics show that the Middletown Library is very important and valuable to the community.


2016 Data
Collection 747,493 items
Circulation 733,164 print (95%)
  39,890 electronic (5%)
Attendance 273,895 people
Reference transactions 94,076
Summer Reading Club 1,129 people
Active cardholders 53,084 (80% of pop.)
Internet users 39,776 sessions
Number of programs 1,946
Program attendance 74,236


Online calendars

Asbury Park Press Online
The Monmouth Journal
90.5 The Night (WBJB)
94.3 The Point (WJLK)
American Towns
Middletown Patch

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