All branches of the Ocean County Library will be closed Sunday, May 26 and Monday, May 27 in observance of Memorial Day. All branches will reopen at regular hours Tuesday, May 28.
  • Books for Teen Gamers

    Books about video games and the teens who play them.

  • Keeping it PG

    Popular titles that avoid sexually explicit scenes, graphically violent descriptions, and/or excessive use of profanity.

  • Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Coretta Scott King Awards

    The Coretta Scott King Book Awards are given annually to outstanding African American authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults that demonstrate an appreciation of African American culture and universal human values. The award commemorates the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and honors his wife, Mrs. Coretta Scott King, for her courage and determination to continue the work for peace and world brotherhood. 

  • Adrenaline Rush

    Thrillers and action/adventure books that feature danger, adventure, or exciting challenges. May focus on survival, sports, or escape.

  • Supernatural

    Books set in the here-and-now with paranormal elements.

  • BFFs

    Because life is always easier when you’ve got a friend by your side.

  • Fantasy

    Books set in fantastical worlds with epic adventures.

  • Marvelous Manga

    Obessessed with Japanese comics? Want to get started reading? Check out these titles, everything from cute slice of life to intense heart pounding action!

  • Get in the Game

    Stories of sports competition, rivalries, and striving to be a champion.

  • Graphic Novels With Real Appeal

    Graphic novels based upon non-fiction and have strong social appeal.