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

The Plumsted Branch of the Ocean County Library is temporarily closed until further notice due to maintenance repairs.

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.