Dowdell Library Foundation Gives Grant for Xbox Galaxy Program, Sponsors DVD Drive

SOUTH AMBOY — The Dowdell Library offers South Amboy Library patrons a full selection of entertainment – DVDs, music CDs, and e-games, including a Wii club for kids.

Now, thanks to a grant from the Dowdell Library Foundation, the library will be able to provide a new Xbox program that will be paired with the library’s HD television. Summer Xbox programs for teens and adults are planned and a Master’s Xbox Tournament is scheduled for the fall.

“The library serves as center of culture and entertainment for South Amboy,” noted Mimi Pichey, President of the Dowdell Library Foundation. “We are pleased to make this grant based on the strong support we have received from the community.”

A media drive for the library is currently in progress. Bring your DVDs, CDs, and e-games in good condition to the Dowdell Library at 100 Harold Hoffman Plaza, South Amboy (adjacent to the South Amboy High School). The contributions will enable the library to increase its resources. For library hours, call 732-721-6060 or go to To schedule a pick-up for larger collections, contact Grace at 732-721-6592.

All donations are fully tax deductible and the Dowdell Library Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. For more information, visit or call 732-316-1078.


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