The Jackson and Plumsted branches will be closing early at 3:30pm on Thursday, November 15 due to inclement weather.

All branches of the Ocean County Library will close at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 21. All branches will be closed Thursday, November 22 for Thanksgiving.
Seven branches – Barnegat, Brick, Jackson, Lakewood, Manchester, Stafford, and Toms River – will be open on Thanksgiving Friday, November 23.
All branches will resume regular hours Saturday, November 24.

Teachers: help us help your students! Please use this alert form to let us know when students may be using the public library for research projects and other assignments. Please submit the form at least one week before the assignment is given. And please note in the additional resources box if we can assist you with any of our resources.

For Homeschooling educators, please choose "Homeschooling" in the District field. Please note the branch pick up location in the Assignment Description section.

If you do not see your school listed, please contact Jeri Gunther at jgunther@theoceancountylibrary.org and we will get back to you.