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

Vintage Radio Broadcast Program Coming to Toms River Library

August 08, 2019

TOMS RIVER – The Toms River Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “WREP – When Radio Entertained People” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28.

WREP is a theater group devoted to spreading laughter via their tributes to vintage radio. The group was founded by Michael Glenn Miller in Toms River, and has graced the library’s stage numerous times. This time they are performing “Arsenic and Old Lace” and a Burns and Allen episode, “Gracie Takes Up Crime Solving.”

The branch is located at 101 Washington Street.

Registration is required for this free program. To register, call the branch at 732-349-6200 or visit

Free parking is available daily after 5 p.m. or anytime in the county parking garage on Hooper Avenue.

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