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.

College Planning Workshop Coming To Brick And Point Boro Libraries

October 16, 2017

TOMS RIVER – Two branches of the Ocean County Library will host a workshop explaining the benefits of early college planning.

  • Monday, November 6, 7 p.m., Point Pleasant Boro Branch, 834 Beaver Dam Rd
  • Tuesday, November 14, 7 p.m., The Brick Branch, 301 Chambers Bridge Rd

Attendees will learn about advantages of early planning, how to select colleges, financial aid forms, formulas colleges use to determine your financial aid eligibility, how to prepare for the FAFSA, and more.

The material covered in this workshop is suitable for families of middle school through rising high school seniors. This program is presented by CollegeGPS.

Registration is required for this free event. To register, call the branch or visit

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