All branches of the Ocean County Library will close at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 21. All branches will be closed Thursday, November 22 for Thanksgiving.
Seven branches – Barnegat, Brick, Jackson, Lakewood, Manchester, Stafford, and Toms River – will be open on Thanksgiving Friday, November 23.
All branches will resume regular hours Saturday, November 24.
  • After Outlander

    You’ve read the Outlander series and can’t wait for the next book? Check out these books that capture the different elements of the series that appeal to so many people.

  • Pride 2017

    Synopses adapted from publisher descriptions, as well as reviews by The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender (GLBT) Round Table of the American Library Association.

  • If You Like This Classic Romance, Try This Newer Book

    Do you enjoy Classic Romance Novels? Why not try some newer books with similar themes?

  • A Good Yarn

    A mix of fiction books centered on knitting or crocheting, biographies about knitters, and pattern and instructional books.

  • The Mystery of Love

    Mysteries with romantic elements.

  • Amish Love Stories

    Fall in love with the Amish culture while reading these romantic Amish stories.

  • Mental Health for Adults

    Non-fiction books to promote understanding and end the stigma related to mental health challenges.

  • Mental Health for Children and their Parents

    This list has been compiled in the hope that it will aid children and their families in finding books that will help them understand, and deal with mental health issues that affect them.

  • Mental Health for Teens

    Riveting realistic portrayals of people coping with a mental illness or challenges.

  • Oh Those Tudors

    Fact and fiction titles about the legendary English rulers including King Henry VIII and his daughter Queen Elizabeth I.