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.

July 21, 2020 Library Commission Meeting Notice

Coming To America: A Refugee’s Story

October 23, 2017

JACKSON – The Jackson Branch of the Ocean County Library, 2 Jackson Drive, will host author, poet and Iraqi refugee Faleeha Hassan at 2 p.m. Saturday Dec. 2.

Hassan, known as Maya Angelou of Iraq has published 17 books, several plays, novels and many short stories. Her work has been translated into 14 languages.

Faleeha will share her poetry and her story of escaping Iraq with her two children, after her name was put on a hit-list by local militants. A question and answer period and a book signing will follow her program.

This program is free and registration is required. For information or to register call 732-928-4400 or visit the library’s website at theoceancountylibrary.org.

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