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

Ocean County Library Closed September 2

August 07, 2019

TOMS RIVER – All branches of the Ocean County Library will be closed Monday, Sep. 2 in observance of Labor Day. All branches will reopen Tuesday, Sep. 3.

Beginning Sep. 8, the Lakewood, Toms River, and Stafford branches will resume their regular Sunday hours.

We encourage customers to use the library’s online resources, including databases, ebooks, emagazines, and online classes which are available through

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