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
  • Science Fiction

    Experience robots, rebels, time travelers, strange technology, and more in these fast paced, high excitement science fiction reads!

  • Reluctant Readers

    Not a huge reader? Don’t worry, these titles are quick reads selected just for teens.

  • YA Award Winners

    Standout Young Adult books that have won a variety of awards.

  • Graphic Novels

    Visual read. A collection of comic books or visual representation of a novel that are generally stories with complex plots.

  • Mind Over Matter: Mental Health Reads

    Mental Health Reads contain characters dealing with some form of mental health condition or situation, whether it be themselves or someone they know; these stories typically attempt to break down the stigma attached to mental health disorders by creating better awareness.

  • Historical Fiction

    Historical fiction is defined as novels in which a story is made up but is set in the past and sometimes borrows true characteristics of the time period in which it is set.

  • Fairytale Retellings

    New versions of classic fairytales

  • Horror Books

    Horror Books

  • Wonder Women

    Smart, strong, and multi-dimensional women, opposite of the damsel in distress, ladies taking charge of their own lives and stories, women who stand up for what they believe in.

  • Mystereads

    Betrayals, lies, plotting a grand scheme, and twists that will keep you guessing until the very end. Can you figure out who done it before the last page?