The Ocean County Library will temporarily close to support the proactive measures being taken by the state of New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety Division of New Jersey State Police of Emergency Management Administrative Order No. 2020-3. Administrative Order No. 2020-03 was updated on March 20, 2020 (Executive Order No. 104). The following facilities have been added to the list of facilities closed to members of the public in accordance with paragraph 7 of Executive Order No. 104 (2020): all municipal, county and state public libraries, and all libraries and computer labs at public and private colleges and universities.

All Branches will remain closed to the public for as long as Executive Order No. 104 (2020) remains in effect. Click Here for More Information

Get The Popcorn: OCL Presents Kanopy Film Streaming

October 09, 2018

TOMS RIVER - What would you pay for choice movie seats, with start times whenever you’re ready? Ocean County Library resident cardholders are getting it all for free, at home or on the go, through the newly-added Kanopy website and mobile app.

Browse 26,000 titles in dozens of categories such as current, classic, comedies, sci-fi, mysteries, documentaries, musicals, and cinema from around the world in various languages.

Kanopy Kids contains 1,443 titles, sure to please youngsters of every age, from toons to literary classics, from educational tools to TV series. Adults can continue learning in a menu that includes health, business, politics, languages, yoga, the arts and more.

In-county Ocean County Library cardholders may download as many as four titles each month, with unlimited viewings for three days each, at

To become an Ocean County Library cardholder, apply at any of the 21 branches, or download the application form at

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