Kimberly Paone, Library Director

About Us | Contact Us | (732) 583-9100
165 Main St. Matawan, NJ 07747

Adult Department

Featured Database:

Freegal Music

Freegal is a downloadable music service which provides access to over 6 million songs and 13,000 music videos. There is music from 28,000 labels including the world’s largest – Sony Music Entertainment. You’ll find music from thousands of popular artists including Adele, Bruce Springsteen, Carrie Underwood, Dave Matthews Band, Kenny Chesney, Jason Aldean, Mumford and Sons, One Direction, P!nk, Yo-Yo Ma and many more … New music is available the same day it shows up on iTunes or other stores. Cardholders are able to download up to three songs per week. Freegal works with any MP3 device, including iPods. Because downloads use the MP3 format, they are not restricted by digital rights management (DRM) which means the patron is able to keep the music they download! Free mobile apps are available for Apple and Android devices.

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Understanding Memory Loss
Wednesday, April 23 @ 2:00 PM
Memory loss that disrupts everyday life is not a normal part of aging. This program will explore the difference between normal age-related memory changes and abnormal changes that are associated with Alzheimers disease or related dementia disorders.
To register for this free class, stop by the information desk, call us, or email Jill at

Container Gardening 101 with a Master Gardener
Thursday, April 24 @ 7:00 PM
Live in an apartment or dont have much space? You can still grow a beautiful garden. Master Gardener, Sandy Wolfe, will explain how you can grow annuals, perennials, vegetables, and herbs in containers. Sandy will demonstrate how to design and plant your own container garden keeping texture and color combinations in mind. Shell also discuss soil composition, water, food, and sunlight needs.
To register for this free class, stop by the information desk, call us at (732) 583-9100, or email Jill at

Scrapbooking for the 21st Century: Learn the Fundamentals of Pinterest
Monday, April 28 @ 7:00 PM
We'll show you how to share your family history by scrapbooking with Pinterest. In addition to introducing you to exciting boards, we'll help build your story with original pins (your photos) and ideas! Come join the fun. Because seating is limited, please register early.
To register, stop by the information desk, call us, or email Jill at

eReader Hour
Saturday, April 26 @ 2:30 PM
Skyler will be available Saturday afternoons from 2:30pm-3:30pm to answer any question you have about how to download free ebooks from eLibraryNJ onto your personal eReader device.

FREE One-on-one computer sessions!

Receive one hour of free computer help from a knowledgeable Computer Assistant. You choose the topic you would like to learn, whether it's writing a resume in Microsoft Word, searching for jobs on the internet, or learning how to download free ebooks and music to your laptop. They are here to help you.

Sessions are available each week at the new dates and times below:
  • Tuesdays 12 PM
  • Wednesdays 11 AM
  • Fridays 2 PM
  • Saturdays 1 PM

Stop by the information desk or call 732-583-9100 to register for a session.