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Ocean County Library Commission Meeting Notice.

The Long Beach Island Branch will be open 10am - 5pm on Tuesday, May 18 & Wednesday, May 19.

Shore to View


Take a look at some of the great events, materials, services, and more in our OCL video collection that you’re “shore” to view. 

Discover what OCL has to offer and share what we do best: connect people, build community, and transform lives.


Autism Resources Center


Shore to View Children's Programming


Shore to View Teen Programming


Shore to View Adult Programming


Autism Resources Center

Events & Promotions

FanNation 2020

Film Festival

Library Card Sign-Up Month

National Friends of Libraries Month

National Library Week

95th Anniversary

A word from our Director

A word from our Assistant Director

Toms River Branch

Lakewood Branch

Bay Head Reading Center

Upper Shores Branch

Plumsted Branch

Long Beach Island Branch

Point Pleasant Beach Branch

Point Pleasant Borough Branch

Stafford Branch

Barnegat Branch

Lacey Branch

Brick Branch

Waretown Branch

Whiting Branch

Berkeley Branch

Island Heights Branch

Little Egg Harbor Branch

Manchester Branch

Tuckerton Branch

Beachwood Branch

Jackson Branch


OCL Adventures

OCL Today

Shore to Craft

Paper Towel Tube Wall Art


Corner Bookmarks


Bunny Topiary


Sunset Watercolors


Dream Jars


DIY Poinsettia Ornament


Thrift Store Frame Redo


DIY Snowman Cupcakes


Snowman With Hat Decoration


Yarn Holiday Decorations


Scarecrow Skewer Craft


Glitter Jars


Dollar Store Wreath Mask Holder


Upcycle Whipped Topping Container


Dollar Store Pizza Pan Sign


Lotus Flower Origami


Recycled Book Art


Sew Your Own Face Mask


Serenity Shells


Dough Shapes


Black History Month Ribbon Wreath


Black History Month String Art

Pom Pom Tree


Winter Gnome


Rocket Paper Craft

Wizard Wand


Paper Bird Craft

Shore to Read

Children's Edition











YA & Adult Edition

Shore to Sing

Shore to View Children's Programming

Shore to View Teen Programming

Shore to View Adult Programming

Tutorials - Maker

Tutorials - OCL Services