Sample Ocean County Library Services During Library Card Sign-up Month

August 24, 2022

TOMS RIVER – September is Library Card Sign-up Month. The Ocean County Library joins the American Library Association (ALA) in reminding county residents how much a Library card offers.

OCL’s books, recorded materials, programs, online resources, and social media platforms can spark creativity and foster knowledge, awareness, and communication. The Library’s web site places its resources and services wherever you need to be. Among the highlights:

  • Audio, video, music, eCourses, and literature
  • Live tutors, career training and job search assistance
  • Multi-lingual skills
  • Citizenship education
  • Daily, periodical and archival newspapers and magazines
  • Professional development courses
  • Ancestry research
  • Price lists for automobiles, antiques, and collectibles
  • Online requests for materials
  • Remote printing
  • Autism resources
  • COVID-19 information
  • Chat/Text
  • Original videos and podcasts

Library card applications can be submitted through the OCL website. The OCL app, from the App Store or Google Play, places services in the palm of your hand.

The Ocean County Library continues to adapt and expand services for “connecting people…building community…transforming lives.” To sign up for a Library card, please visit

Keep up with Library programs and events at, and on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, Spotify, and Pinterest.

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