All branches of the Ocean County Library will be closed April 7th for Good Friday and April 9th for Easter Sunday.

The Point Pleasant Borough Branch will be closed Friday, March 31 and Saturday, April 1, for parking lot maintenance.

2023 Library Closing Information


New Year’s Day (Observed) - January 2, (Monday)

President’s Day - February 20 (Monday)

Good Friday - April 7 (Friday)

Memorial Day - May 29 (Monday)

Independence Day - July 4 (Tuesday)

Labor Day - September 4 (Monday)

Election Day - November 7 (Tuesday)

Thanksgiving Day - November 23 (Thursday)

Thanksgiving Friday - November 24 (Friday)

Christmas Day - December 25 (Monday)


  • The System will be closed on Sunday, January 1 (New Year's Day), Sunday, April 9 (Easter), Sunday, May 28 (Memorial Day Weekend), Sunday, September 3 (Labor Day Weekend), and Sunday, December 24 (Christmas Eve).
  • There will be four (4) floating holidays for full-time staff for:
    Martin Luther King, Jr. DayJanuary 16 (Monday)
    Lincoln’s BirthdayFebruary 12 (Sunday)
    Veterans DayNovember 11 (Saturday)
    Christmas EveDecember 24 (Sunday)
  • Seven Branches (Barnegat, Brick, Jackson, Lakewood, Manchester, Stafford and Toms River) will be open on Thanksgiving Friday, November 24.
  • The Toms River Branch will close at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, October 31 for the Halloween parade.
  • The Library System will close at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 22.