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.
Black Freedom Struggle

Primary documents related to African American history from the early days of the Abolitionist Movement, Civil War, Reconstruction, Jim Crow, the Great Depression, the New Deal, World War II, the Civil Rights Movement and more. Includes more than 2,000 unique documents from newspaper articles, pamphlets, letters, legal cases and government documents. This database has been made freely available to all by ProQuest.