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Beginning on Friday 1/14/2022, the Long Beach Island Branch will offer door-side only service from Monday-Saturday during the hours of 10:00am - 4:00pm.


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Programming for All Ages

For a complete list of programming visit our calendar of events.


Virtual Author Visit with Dan Gutman

August 26, 6:30 pm

Join us for a live author visit with Dan Gutman, author of My Weird School and the Baseball Card Adventures. Virtual Program on Zoom.


Summer Volunteering S.A.I.L.

This virtual volunteer program allows teens the opportunity to serve their community while learning, sharing and having fun at the same time! The teen volunteer program, Service and Achievement In the Library (S.A.I.L) is offered to teens that have completed at least 7th grade. Applications are being accepted now through July 10th.


June Pride Programming

Hello World: The Fabulous Life & Times of RuPaul

June 10, 10:30 am


So You Want to Be . . . An LGBTQ Activist?

June 23, 6 pm


Our Story: A Panel Discussion- PFLAG Jersey Shore

June 16, 6pm


PRIDE Flag Bingo

June 29, 6pm


YA Author Series:

Molly Ostertag | Graphic Novelist: June 10, 6:00 pm

P.C. Cast & Kristen | Paranormal/Fantasy: June 24, 6:00 pm

Megan McCafferty | Sloppy Firsts Author: July 8, 6:00 pm

Elizabeth Lim | Romance /Fantasy: July 22, 6:00 pm

Katie Zhao | Cinese American Thriller: August 12, 6:00 pm

Gretchen McNeil | Murder Comedy: August 26, 6:00 pm


Bird Watching Essentials: A Series

Birding 101: July 7, 6:30 pm

Here They Come - Spring Migration: July 14, 6:30 pm

Hey, What's that Bird?: July 21, 6:30 pm

Raptors of NJ: July 28, 6:30 pm

Bird Photography: August 4, 6:30 pm

Birds of the Pine Barrens: August 11, 6:30 pm


Our Story: A Panel Discussion- PFLAG Jersey Shore

June 16, 6pm


Tell Your Tale: A Series

Where did Toms River Come From?: June 24, 2:30 pm

Wisdom Tales from Around the World: June 29, 6:30 pm

She Came to Slay: July 10, 1:00 pm

Secrets of the NYC Subways: July 13, 3:00 pm

Out of Rushmore's Shadow: July 20, 3:00pm

Introduction to Personal Storytelling: August 10, 6:30 pm