All branches of the Ocean County Library are closing at 5:00pm today, Wednesday, June 7th, due to air quality conditions.

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.


The Ocean County Library has been named a finalist for the 2023 National Medal for Museum and Library Service! The National Medal is the nation’s highest honor given to museums and libraries that demonstrate significant impact in their communities.


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Autism Resource Center
Sensory Space

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