All branches of the Ocean County Library will close at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 21. All branches will be closed Thursday, November 22 for Thanksgiving.
Seven branches – Barnegat, Brick, Jackson, Lakewood, Manchester, Stafford, and Toms River – will be open on Thanksgiving Friday, November 23.
All branches will resume regular hours Saturday, November 24.

Ocean County Library's Vision

Connecting People, Building Community, and Transforming Lives

Ocean County Library Goals

  • The Library is the Heart of the Community.
  • The Library Nurtures Growth, Change, and Lifelong Learning.
  • The Library Creates Advocates and Library Champions.
  • The Library is Committed to Organizational Excellence.