All branches of the Ocean County Library will be closed Friday, June 16th, in observance of Juneteenth.

The Whiting Reading Center and the Tuckerton Branch are currently experiencing an issue with their phone lines.
To contact the Whiting Reading Center or Tuckerton Branch, please call the Toms River Branch at 732-349-6200 and ask the operator to forward your call to the Whiting Reading Center or Tuckerton branch.

Sparks's Lab at the Ocean County Library is a public makerspace that provides a hands-on creative environment where you can transform your ideas into reality.




Introducing Creativebug!

Enjoy unlimited access to thousands of online art and craft classes free with your library card. Watch classes anytime, anywhere. Since classes never expire, you can start and stop projects at your own pace. No pressure, just possibilities! Sparks’s Lab offers sewing machines, a Cricut® Maker™ and variety of tools to use with these projects. For more information visit our CreativeBug resources or visit our public makerspace at the Toms River branch.






Sparks’s Lab is named for the Ocean County Library mascot, Sparks.