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

Health Workshops Coming to Jackson Library

July 29, 2019

JACKSON – The Jackson Branch of the Ocean County Library will host a variety of health programs.

“Vaccine Information Session” 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27. Learn what the New Jersey vaccine requirements are for school age children, weigh the risks and benefits, gain expert education from the Centers for Disease Control, and what the 2018 – 2019 Measles outbreak has taught us. The Clinic division of the Ocean County Health Department will provide a public health nurse and a communicable disease representative at this program.

“Prostate Health” 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sep. 17. About one in seven men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer, making it the most common form of male cancer in the US. Treatments like radiation, surgery, hormone therapy, or chemotherapy are necessary but can be taxing. This program will healthy bladder habits and how a physical therapist can help. This program is presented by Jamie Scomak of Inner Dynamics Physical Therapy of Toms River.

These programs are made possible through the Partnership for a Healthier Ocean County.

The branch is located at 2 Jackson Drive.

Registration is required for these free events. To register, call the branch at 732-928-4400 or visit

PDF icon 07-31-2019-ja-health.pdf