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

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    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.

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    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.

  • Out of Africa

    Stories about the world's second largest continent.