Temporary Hours:
Toms River, Barnegat, Berkeley, Brick, Jackson, Lacey, Lakewood, Little Egg Harbor, Long Beach Island, Manchester, Plumsted, Point Boro, Stafford and Upper Shores branches will be open:
Monday through Thursday 10am – 2pm, and 3pm to 7pm
Friday and Saturday 10am – 2pm

Bay Head, Beachwood, Island Heights, Point Beach, Tuckerton, Waretown and Whiting branches will be open:
Monday 10am – 2pm, and 3pm – 7pm
Tuesday through Saturday 10am – 2pm

Need help with your 2020 Census? The Library has dedicated laptops available for completing your Census online and staff trained to help with Census questions.

2020 Library Closing Information


New Year’s Day - January 1 (Wednesday)

President’s Day - February 17 (Monday)

Good Friday - April 10 (Friday)

Memorial Day - May 25 (Monday)

Independence Day - July 3 (Friday)

Labor Day - September 7 (Monday)

Election Day - November 3 (Tuesday)

Thanksgiving Day - November 26 (Thursday)

Thanksgiving Friday - November 27 (Friday)

Christmas Eve - December 24 (Thursday)

Christmas Day - December 25 (Friday)


  • The System will be closed on Sunday, April 12 (Easter), and Sunday, May 24 (Memorial Day Weekend), and Saturday, July 4 (Independence Day).
    • Seven Branches (Barnegat, Brick, Jackson, Lakewood, Manchester, Stafford and Toms River) will be open on Thanksgiving Friday, November 27.
    • The Library System will close at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 25 and Thursday, December 31.