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

Young People Are Invited to “Meet the Music” At Toms River Library

March 06, 2020

TOMS RIVER – The Ocean County Library, Toms River Branch will host “Meet the Music,” a series of fun, hands-on musical adventures for young people, in March, April and May.

“Meet the Music” aims to acquaint children age 6 to 12 and their families with the brass, woodwind and string families of orchestras. Members of the Garden State Philharmonic and the Garden State Philharmonic Youth Orchestra will perform.

After each performance, children and their families will have the chance to touch and play the featured instruments.

  • The Wild Winds, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Mar. 17. Woodwind and Brass instruments including flute, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, trombone, French horn and tuba.
  • The Singing Strings, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Apr. 21. String instruments including violin, viola, cello and bass.
  • Garden State Philharmonic Youth Orchestra Performance, 6:30 p.m.Tuesday, May 19. Enjoy a recital by high schoolers, and meet them afterwards.

The series is sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Greater Toms River and presented in partnership with the Ocean County Library, Garden State Philharmonic, and Music & Arts of Toms River.

Registration is required for these free programs. To register, call 732-349-6200 or visit www.theoceancountylibrary.org/events.

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