Temporary Hours:
Toms River, Barnegat, Berkeley, Brick, Jackson, Lacey, Lakewood, Little Egg Harbor, Long Beach Island, Manchester, Plumsted, Point Boro, Stafford and Upper Shores branches will be open:
Monday through Thursday 10am – 2pm, and 3pm to 7pm
Friday and Saturday 10am – 2pm


Bay Head, Beachwood, Island Heights, Point Beach, Tuckerton, Waretown and Whiting branches will be open:
Monday 10am – 2pm, and 3pm – 7pm
Tuesday through Saturday 10am – 2pm


Due to an issue with our telephone provider, branch locations may not be reachable by telephone.

The Stafford Branch will close at 6:00PM on Monday 10/19/20 for building maintenance.

October 20, 2020 Library Commission Meeting Notice

Romance Novelist to Offer Publishing Tips at Toms River Library

January 16, 2020

TOMS RIVER – The Toms River Branch of the Ocean County Library will present “So You Want to Write a Romance Novel” at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 3.

Novelist Carol Lee Mahler, of Soulmate Publishing, will discuss the business of writing, the romance genre, and the steps required to move from manuscript to publication.

The Jersey Shore resident’s most recent novels are “Katie and the Cowboy” and “For the Love of a Scotsman.”

The branch is located at 101 Washington Street.

Registration is required for this free event. Register by calling the branch, 732-349-6200, or by visiting www.theoceancountylibrary.org/events.

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