Temporary Hours:
Toms River, Berkeley, Brick, Jackson, Lacey, Lakewood, Manchester branches will be open:
Monday through Thursday 10am – 8pm  |  Friday and Saturday 10am – 5pm

Barnegat, Little Egg Harbor, Point Pleasant Borough, Stafford branches will be open:
Monday 10am – 5pm  |  Tuesday through Thursday 10am – 8pm  |  Friday and Saturday 10am – 5pm

Long Beach Island, Upper Shores branches will be open:
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday 10am – 5pm  |  Tuesday and Wednesday 10am – 8pm

Island Heights, Plumsted, Point Pleasant Beach, Tuckerton, Waretown, Bay Head, Whiting branches will be open:
Monday 10am – 8pm  |  Tuesday through Saturday 10am – 2pm

Beachwood Branch Now Offering Temporary Door-Side Only Pickup.
Hours of door-side services are:
Mondays: 3:00pm - 8:00pm
Tuesdays through Saturdays: 10:00am – 2:00pm


The Long Beach Island Branch is Closed for Cleaning until Monday, December 7th.

  • First Day of School

    By Anne Rockwell (E Rock)

    School can be exciting, and also a little scary.


  • Froggy Goes to School

    By Jonathan London (E Lond)

    Froggy is so eager to go to school, he finds it hard to pay attention.


  • Pete the Cat’s Got Class

    By James Dean (E Dean)

    Pete learns a little about math, how to do homework, and why you should not copy.


  • Kindergarten Diary

    By Antoinette Portis (E Port)

    Annalina liked her Preschool, but she doesn’t want to go to school with the “Big Kids.”


  • Monsters Love School

    By Robert Mike Austin (E Aust)

    School can be a real adventure with the chance to try new things. The Monsters are ready!


  • Click, Clack, Quack to School

    By Doreen Cronin (E Cron)

    Farmer Brown’s animals have been invited to spend a day at school. Is this a good idea?


  • Emily’s First 100 Days of School

    By Rosemary Wells (E Well)

    Emily is ready to learn to count, read, sing, and dance- all the things you do in your first 100 days at school.


  • Miss Bindergarten Gets Ready for Kindergarten

    By Joseph Slate (E Slat)

    Miss Bindergarten works hard to prepare for all her new students to arrive at her class.


  • The School Book

    By Todd Parr (E Parr)

    What you will do at school…step by step.


  • My First Days at a New School

    By Charlotte Guillain (E 371.002 Guil)

    Photographs will show you exactly what to expect when you arrive at school.