February 04, 2021
Little Egg Harbor – The Ocean County Library’s Little Egg Harbor Branch is closed until Monday, February 8 for cleaning after an employee tested positive for Covid-19. All necessary steps have been taken to ensure the safety of our staff and the public. Items currently on hold at the Little Egg Harbor Branch will be extended for their patrons’ convenience. Please contact any Branch of the Ocean County Library for assistance. ... Read More
January 28, 2021
TOMS RIVER – What’s your fondest Ocean County Library recollection of 2020? Share your stories, thoughts, and photos throughout February, as libraries statewide observe SnapShot Day.The annual celebration by the New Jersey State Library and New Jersey Library Association documents the wonderful people, places, events, materials, and experiences that make up a day in the life of a library.Since the COVID-19 pandemic began in March 2020, the Ocean... Read More
January 27, 2021
Lakewood – The Ocean County Library’s Lakewood Branch is closed for cleaning after an employee tested positive for Covid-19. The Branch has an anticipated reopening of Tuesday, February 2. All necessary steps have been taken to ensure the safety of our staff and the public. Items currently on hold at the Lakewood Branch will be extended for their patrons’ convenience. Please contact any Branch of the Ocean County Library for... Read More
January 20, 2021
TOMS RIVER – Ocean County Library patrons now have online access to current editions of the New York Times, anytime and anywhere with an internet connection.Content in English, Spanish, or Chinese includes daily editions, the New York Times Book Review, podcasts, videos, interactive graphics, photos, film documentaries, and archival material dating back to 1851. The Sunday Crossword is not included.Computer terminals at all Ocean County Library... Read More
January 20, 2021
TOMS RIVER – The Ocean County Library is partnering with the Ocean County Office of Senior Services and Meals on Wheels in free, interactive virtual health management workshops for individuals aged 60 and up who cope with diabetes or chronic ailments.The six-week “Take Control of Your Health” program begins in February on Zoom. Registration is ongoing and is open to patients, family members and caregivers.One series will be devoted exclusively... Read More
January 11, 2021
TOMS RIVER – Ocean County Library projects for adults, teens, and children are available to take home with you in a “Take & Make” project. “Take & Make” projects are designed to be useful, novel and decorative. No special skills are needed. Projects are designed for children and families, teens, adults. “Take & Make” materials are packed in specially-marked bags which are available at individual branches while supplies last... Read More
January 07, 2021
TOMS RIVER – The Ocean County Library will have a delayed opening Friday, January 22 for its annual Staff In-Service. Branch hours of operation on January 22nd will be: Toms River, Berkeley, Brick, Jackson, Lacey, Lakewood, Manchester, Barnegat, Little Egg Harbor, Point Pleasant Borough, Stafford, Long Beach Island, Upper Shores 12 PM – 5 PM Beachwood, Island Heights, Plumsted, Point Pleasant Beach, Tuckerton,... Read More
January 05, 2021
Toms River – The Ocean County Library’s Toms River Branch is closed until Thursday, January 7 for cleaning after an employee tested positive for Covid-19.All necessary steps have been taken to ensure the safety of our staff and the public.Items currently on hold at the Toms River Branch will be extended for their patrons’ convenience.Please contact any Branch of the Ocean County Library for assistance.Ocean County Library’s online programs,... Read More
December 30, 2020
Lakewood – The Ocean County Library’s Lakewood Branch is closed until Wednesday, January 6 for cleaning after an employee tested positive for Covid-19. All necessary steps have been taken to ensure the safety of our staff and the public. Items currently on hold at the Lakewood Branch will be extended for their patrons’ convenience. Please contact any Branch of the Ocean County Library for assistance. Ocean County Library’s... Read More
December 17, 2020
Brick – The Ocean County Library’s Brick Branch is closed until Saturday, December 19 for cleaning after an employee tested positive for Covid-19. All necessary steps have been taken to ensure the safety of our staff and the public. Items currently on hold at the Brick Branch will be extended for their patrons’ convenience. Please contact any Branch of the Ocean County Library for assistance. Ocean County Library’s online... Read More