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
Accessible Archives

Primary sources covering the American Revolution, the Civil War, the Women’s Suffrage movement, and more. Full text Ocean County History in Salter’s 1890 A History Of Monmouth And Ocean Counties included in County History collection. Other collections include African-American newspapers, Godey’s Lady’s Book, WWI American Military Camp Newspapers (includes Camp Dix), Women’s Suffrage Collection and the "Pennsylvania Gazette" (1728-1800). This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.