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

Need help with your 2020 Census? The Library has dedicated laptops available for completing your Census online and staff trained to help with Census questions.
Reading Buddies


Teen Buddy + Kid Buddy = Summer Reading Fun!

Are you too old for summer camp,
but too young to work?

The Ocean County Library can help!


Thanks for your interest in our Reading Buddies program. Due to Covid-19 and the need for social distancing, this in-person program will not be offered in 2020.

*Kids can enroll in the online Summer Read Beanstack Challenge and have an opportunity to earn a virtual Reading Buddy Badge.

*Teens have an opportunity to earn community services hours completing the above Virtual S.A.I.L. Program.