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
Asbury Park Press (1905 – 2011) Historical Digitized Newspaper by Proquest

Search the news coverage of the major local newspaper for over 100 years.  Every page is digitized so every word and image is as originally published.  More recent back issues are available as full text only in the databases Asbury Park Press (2012 – present) and in US Newsstream. Available for use remotely as well as in every library location. This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.