Expansion of Operating Hours Beginning June 1st

Thank you Ocean County Library customers for your continued patience and support during this extraordinary time. 
The Ocean County Library continues to provide service in the safest way possible.


Hours of Operation

Toms River, Berkeley, Brick, Jackson, Lacey, Lakewood, Manchester
Monday through Thursday 9 AM – 9 PM
Friday and Saturday 9 AM – 5 PM.

Barnegat, Little Egg Harbor, Point Pleasant Borough, Stafford
Monday, Friday and Saturday 9 AM – 5 PM
Tuesday through Thursday 9 AM – 9 PM

Long Beach Island, Upper Shores
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday 9 AM – 5 PM
Tuesday and Wednesday 9 AM – 9 PM

Beachwood, Island Heights, Plumsted, Point Pleasant Beach,
Tuckerton, Waretown, Bay Head, Whiting

Monday 10 AM – 9 PM
Tuesday through Friday 10 AM – 5 PM
Saturday 10 AM – 2 PM


Check in, Check out, & Fines

 Contact-less pickup of materials is available, using our self-pick up holds and our self-check kiosks. Please remember to bring your library card to use the kiosks.
 Overdue fines will not accrue on materials during this time.


Public Spaces

Seating will be limited to allow for social distancing. 
At this time, our meeting rooms and quiet study areas are unavailable.


Please continue to engage with us virtually through our website, which provides access to online resources, streaming movies, ebooks, and audio ebooks 24/7.