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 Stafford Branch will reopen at 3PM today, Tuesday, August 11, 2020.

  • Zombie Baseball Beatdown

    By Paolo Bacigalupi (J Baci)

    Three kids discover that the locally produced meat is turning people into zombies. Nobody believes them and it is up to them to save the world while navigating issues of racism and illegal immigration.


  • Zapato Power

    By Jacqueline Jules (J Jule)

    This series tells the story of a boy who mysteriously receives a package of shoes that give him the power to run super-fast. This new power inspires him to go out and do heroic deeds.


  • Yes, We are Latinos!

    By Alma Flor Ada (J Ada)

    Latinos are many different types of people. Some are Black or Asian or Jewish. Read the short stories of some very different young Latinos and be amazed.


  • Tito Puente, Mambo King = Tito Puente, Rey del Mambo

    By Monica Brown (JB Puen)

    Tito was always playing music from pots and pans to a saxophone while he was in the Navy. After attending Julliard his musical dreams come true and he is known as the Mambo King. (BILINGUAL)


  • The legend of Ponciano Guitérrez and the mountain thieves = Leyenda de Ponciano Guitérrez y los ladrenes de la sierra

    By Casimiro Paiz (J 398.2 Paiz)

    Passed down from generation to generation from 1890 onwards, this is the story of a farmer who escaped the infamous New Mexican thief Vicente Silva and his gang of bank robbers. (BILINGUAL)


  • Mountain Dog

    By Margarita Engle (J Engl)

    When Tony’s mother ends up in jail he is sent to live with his great uncle Tio in the wilderness of the Sierra Nevada and is exposed to a completely different way of life.


  • Maximilian & the bingo rematch: a Lucha libre sequel

    By Xavier Garza (J Garz)

    This second title in a series stands alone as Max has to deal with bickering aunts, his uncles’ quest for a tag-team title, and the temptation of a new, possibly evil, girl.


  • Martin de Porres: The Rose In The Desert

    By Gary D. Schmidt (JB Martin)

    Born into poverty in Peru and faced with discrimination and neglect, the “son of a slave” becomes known to all the people of Lima for his compassion and care.


  • A Day Without Sugar

    By Diane De Anda (J DeAn)

    When a cousin is diagnosed with diabetes, a family tradition of eating is turned into a hunt for hidden sugars in the foods they eat.