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

Need help with your 2020 Census? The Library has dedicated laptops available for completing your Census online and staff trained to help with Census questions.
As this has been an unexpected end of the school year, please check with your school for more information about Summer Reading Assignments.


2020 Ocean County Schools Summer Reading Lists

Below is a list of the Summer Reading lists for Ocean County’s grade schools, intermediate schools, middle schools, and high schools!

Schools will be added as their lists become available.


Barnegat School District

  • Grades 6 through 8
  • Grades 9 through 12

Central Regional Schools

Donovan Catholic School

Jackson Schools

Lacey Township Schools

Lakehurst School District

Little Egg Harbor Township School District

Manchester Township Schools

MATES (Marine Academy of Technology and Environmental Sciences)

Ocean Township School District (Waretown)

PAA (Performing Arts Academy)

Pinelands Regional Schools

Plumsted Township School Distrcit

  • Elementary School
    • Kindergarten
    • 1st Grade
    • 2nd Grade
    • 3rd Grade
    • 4th Grade
    • 5th Grade
  • Middle School
  • High School

Point Pleasant School District

Ranney School

  • English Reading Assignments (Entering Grades 6-12)
  • AP English

Shore Regional Schools

Southern Regional School District

St. Joseph Grade School

St. Peter's School

Toms River Schools