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: We can visit your students in the classroom, or you can arrange a visit to the library. A librarian can read to your class, give a tour of your local branch, show students how to use the library, bring maker kits to your classroom, explain our online resources, and excite them into reading with booktalks, and much more.

List in order of preference, three dates and times: