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
New York Times with Index (1851-2013) – Historical Newspapers Archive by ProQuest

For genealogy, history and research, search the everyday news coverage of the newspaper of record for more than 150 years.  Click on the Topics button to browse the famous New York Times Index to identify the important articles on a topic with short summaries. Politics, society, sports, major events, obituaries, and more. More recent back issues of the New York Times are available in US Newsstream. This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.