The Ocean County Library will temporarily close to support the proactive measures being taken by the state of New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety Division of New Jersey State Police of Emergency Management Administrative Order No. 2020-3. Administrative Order No. 2020-03 was updated on March 20, 2020 (Executive Order No. 104). The following facilities have been added to the list of facilities closed to members of the public in accordance with paragraph 7 of Executive Order No. 104 (2020): all municipal, county and state public libraries, and all libraries and computer labs at public and private colleges and universities.

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  • Let It Snow

    By Nancy Thayer (Fic Thay)

    Christina Antonioni is preparing for the holidays at her Nantucket toy shop, unpacking last-minute shipments and decorating for her loyal Christmas shoppers. But when her Scrooge of a landlord, raises her rent, it seems nearly impossible for Christina to continue business on the wharf. Even so, Christina hopes there is a warm heart underneath Oscar's steely exterior.

     


  • Snowflake Bay

    By Donna Kauffman (Fic Kauf)

    After returning home to Blueberry Cove only to be roped into helping plan her big sister Hannah's Christmas wedding, Fiona McCrea hopes that her childhood crush, Ben Campbell, who is also back in town, will finally notice her.

     


  • Snowflakes on the Sea

    By Linda Lael Miller (Fic Mill)

    Nathan and Mallory McKendrick remember the troubles and triumphs they faced in the early days of their marriage. But their love story is far from over! It's a story they tell each other often…especially at Christmas.

     


  • Snowfall on Lighthouse Lane

    By Joann Ross (Fic Ross)

    Despite the secret left between Jolene and Aiden all those years ago, snow is starting to fall on their picturesque little town, making anything seem possible... maybe even a second chance at first love.


  • Winter Solstice

    By Elin Hilderbrand (Fic Hild)

    It's been too long since the entire Quinn family has been able to celebrate the holidays under the same roof, but that's about to change. It just wouldn't be a Quinn family gathering if things went smoothly. A celebration of everything we love--and some of the things we endure--about the holidays.


  • Winter at Mustang Ridge

    By Jesse Hayworth (Fic Hayw)

    Grateful to her sister for keeping Mustang Ridge in the family, Jenny Skye agrees to return home for a month so her sister can get away. It's the middle of winter, and only a few year-round staffers and the animals will be there, but Jenny is soon in way over her head at the dude ranch, dealing with reservations, her redecorating-obsessed mother, and the town's new veterinarian.

     


  • The Winter Guest

    By Pam Jenoff (Fic Jeno)

    When Helena discovers an American paratrooper stranded outside their small mountain village, wounded, but alive, she risks the safety of herself and her family, to hide Sam. Soon her concern for the American grows into something much deeper and sets in motion a chain of events that will reverberate across continents and decades.

     


  • The Winter Soldier

    By Daniel Mason (Fic Maso)

    Vienna, 1914. Lucius is a twenty-two-year-old medical student who enlists, being sent to a commandeered church tucked away high in a remote valley of the Carpathian Mountains, a freezing outpost ravaged by typhus. And as the war rages across the winter landscape, an unconscious soldier is brought in from the snow, his uniform stuffed with strange drawings. He seems beyond rescue, until Lucius makes a fateful decision that will change the lives of doctor, patient, and nurse forever.

     


  • Winter Sisters

    By Robin Oliveira (Fic Oliv)

    New York, 1879: After an epic snow storm ravages the city of Albany, Dr. Mary Sutter, a former civil war surgeon, begins a search for two little girls, the daughters of close friends killed by the storm who have vanished without a trace.


  • Winter

    By Ali Smith (Fic Smit)

    When four people, strangers and family, converge on a fifteen-bedroom house in Cornwall for Christmas, will there be enough room for everyone?

     


  • Winter at the Door

    By Sarah Graves (M Grav)

    Moving from Boston to remote Bearkill, Maine isn't homicide cop Lizzie Snow's idea of a step up. But breaking away from tragedy and personal betrayal is at least a step in the right direction. But in the Great North Woods, something darker and more dangerous than punishing winter is also bound for Bearkill. As a blizzard bears down, and Bearkill's dark secrets claw their way to the surface, Lizzie gears up for a showdown that could leave the deep, driven snow stained blood red.

     


  • In the Midst of Winter

    By Isabel Allende (Fic Alle)

    In the Midst of Winter begins with a minor traffic accident--which becomes the catalyst for an unexpected and moving love story between two people who thought they were deep into the winter of their lives.

     


  • Wintersweet: seasonal desserts to warm the home

    By Tammy Donroe Inman (641.86 Inma)

    Who says the winter months have to be bleak and barren? Author Tammy Donroe Inman sees this season as an opportunity to stay inside, fire up the oven, and produce decadent desserts from the bounty of wholesome winter ingredients.

     


  • An Unwanted Guest

    By Shari Lapena (Fic Lape)

    A weekend retreat at a cozy mountain lodge is supposed to be the perfect getaway. But when the storm hits, no one is getting away. Within the snowed-in paradise, something or someone is picking off the guests one by one. And there's nothing they can do but hunker down and hope they can survive the storm.


  • Dead of Winter

    By Annelise Ryan (M Ryan)

    At the local ER, a battered and bruised teenage girl has been brought in by a mysterious man who claimed she'd fallen out of a car. The staff is suspicious, but while they attend to the teenager, the unidentified man slips out. Then the girl dies, but not before informing a social worker that the man had her little sister as well. Detective Mattie Winston must delve into a dark underworld to stop the ruthless trafficking of human lives, before it's too late for another young girl.