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.
New York Times with Index (1851-2013) – Historical Newspapers Archive by ProQuest

For genealogy, history and research, search the everyday news coverage of the newspaper of record for more than 150 years.  Click on the Topics button to browse the famous New York Times Index to identify the important articles on a topic with short summaries. Politics, society, sports, major events, obituaries, and more. More recent back issues of the New York Times are available in US Newsstream. This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.