The Jackson and Plumsted branches will be closing early at 3:30pm on Thursday, November 15 due to inclement weather.

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.

Enjoy “Colored Pencils and Pastries” at The Ocean County Library

July 16, 2018

LONG BEACH ISLAND – Enjoy an afternoon of stress free coloring and enjoy a pastry at 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, at the Long Beach Island Branch, of the Ocean County Library, 217 S. Central Ave. Surf City. 

Bring your own coloring book and pencils or use the library’s during the program “Colored Pencils and Pastries.”

The event is free but registration is required. To register, call the branch at 609-494-2480 or visit

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