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.
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