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BookPage  

Discover your next great book! This is the online edition of the monthly newspaper distributed throughout the Ocean County Library system. Each issue includes book reviews, author interviews, feature articles and more.
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eBooks by EBSCOhost (formerly NetLibrary)  

7000+ nonfiction free eBooks that are completely searchable, viewable and downloadable can now be found in this database. Creating a free My Ebscohost account is required before you can access these eBooks offline. You no longer need to be in the library to create your account the first time. AdobeŽ Digital Editions 1.7.1 or higher is required for offline viewing. Download this free software here. Provided by the New Jersey State Library.

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eLibraryNJ (formerly ListenNJ)  

Even when the library is closed, you can still borrow & enjoy your favorite books. Free downloads of audio books & eBooks to your favorite devices including the Kindle are now available 24/7. Use this link to see if your eBook reader is compatible with eLibraryNJ eBooks. Log in to eLibraryNJ with your library card before browsing. You'll see more titles and more copies of popular titles reserved exclusively for Ocean County Library cardholders. This database is provided through funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Library Catalog  

Search the library catalog by selecting your desired index, enter the start of your search term and select the 'go' button.
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Literature Criticism Online  

Over 1200 volumes of literary criticism from the famous reference sets Contemporary Literary Criticism, Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism, Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism, and Shakespearean Criticism are now available 24/7. These are the reference books that teachers have recommended and required for years for literature research papers. Now scanned page by page and available electronically, everything is keyword searchable so very specific themes and topics can be located quickly. This database is provided through funding from the Ocean County Library.
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NoveList Plus  

Find a new favorite author or series with recommendations based on your preferences, using features such as Author Read-Alikes, Book Discussion Guides, Book Lists, Describe a Plot, Explore Fiction, and Find Similar Books. Includes nonfiction titles. Provided by the New Jersey State Library with additional funding from Ocean County Library.
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NoveList K-8 Plus  

Connect kids with books they'll love! NoveList K-8 Plus allows you to discover the fiction and nonfiction titles that are popular with young readers as well as titles perfect for classroom use. Includes reading levels and Common Core connections.Provided by the New Jersey State Library with additional funding from Ocean County Library.
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Tumblebooks - animated picturebooks and more!  

TumbleBookLibrary is a collection of TumbleBooks (animated, talking picture books). There are also puzzles and games, children's classics in read-along format, and some titles in Spanish and French. The picture books are perfect for preschoolers and their parents but some materials are for ages up to 12. E-books for e-kids! This database is provided through funding from the Ocean County Library.


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Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online  

Biographical and critical essays on the lives, works and careers of more than 143,000 past and present authors, historians, journalists, screenwriters, publishers, and playwrights are now available 24/7. From A (Afro- American Poets) to Y (Yiddish Writers), this is a collection of reference books that have been scanned page by page for electronic access. Everything is keyword searchable. This database is provided through funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Online Book Clubs - Dear Reader  

Like to sample before you commit to a book? This service emails a 5-minute portion of a book each day. Read 2-3 chapters during the week and decide if you want to check the book out of the library. Every Monday we start new books. You choose which club to join from Fiction, Non-Fiction, Teen, Business, Romance, Good News, Science Fiction, Mystery, Horror, Audio, and Pre-Publication. This database is provided through funding from the Ocean County Library.
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WorldCat  

Can't find what you're looking for in our Library Catalog? Search the catalogs of libraries all around the country and the world.



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