All branches of the Ocean County Library will be closed Monday, Feb. 19 for President’s Day. They will reopen their normal business hours Tuesday, Feb. 20.
The Toms River Branch of the Ocean County Library will close at 3 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 23 to prepare for the Ocean County Library Foundation’s 2nd Annual Links with the Masters fundraiser. The branch will resume regular hours Saturday, Feb. 24.

Puppet Show Players Tour Ocean County Library Branches

October 27, 2017

TUCKERTON – The Ocean County Library’s Puppet Show Players will perform a show based on David Shannon’s “Duck on a Tractor” story at eight branches during November.

Audiences will enjoy the story of Duck who began to like adventure ever since he took a whirlwind ride on a big red bike. The story continues when he hops aboard a big red tractor and takes a ride around town.

The following branches will offer “Duck on a Tractor:”

  • Berkeley Branch, 10:30 a.m. Fri., Nov 3, 30 Station Rd, 732-269-2144.
  • Lacey Branch, 10:30 a.m. Mon., Nov 6, 10 East Lacey Rd, 609-693-8566.
  • Manchester Branch, 10:30 a.m. Wed., Nov 8, 21 Colonial Dr, 732-657-7600.
  • Stafford Branch, 4 p.m. Mon., Nov 13, 129 N. Main St, 609-597-3381.
  • Pt. Pleasant Borough Branch, 11 a.m. Tues., Nov 14, 834 Beaver Dam Rd., 732-295-1555
  • Island Heights Branch, 10:30 a.m. Wed., Nov 15, 121 Central Ave. 732-270-6266,
  • Pt. Pleasant Beach Branch, 3:45 p.m. Mon., Nov 20, 710 McLean Ave. 732-892-4575.
  • Barnegat Branch, 11 a.m. Tues., Nov 21, 112 Burr St., 609-698-3331

This children’s program is free, but registration is required. To register call the branch or visit

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