Ocean County Library

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The Ocean County Library is a public library that connects people, builds community & transforms lives through the power of information and stories. It is located at 21 Colonial Dr, Manchester Township, NJ 08759, United States.

The Ocean County Library serves as a portal of knowledge and strengthens civic interest as it supports lifelong learning, sustainable communities, as well as economic development.

It increasingly renders digital content and supporting its residents’ desire for personal growth. This makes it very essential to the community today more than ever and the best Ocean County branch.   

Events & Programs

There are so many interesting, educative, and brain teaser year-round programs being held at the Manchester branch Ocean County Library, most of which are virtual due to the Covid-19 protocol. 

Some of these programs include:

  • Weekly Take & Make Craft Kit for kids & family
  • Advanced French Club
  • Button Container Art
  • The Jersey Tomato
  • The Anniversary of D-Day – A test your knowledge fun quiz!
  • Bill T. Jones – A transcending the Art

The Library has also partnered with enterprises such as HBO, The Sesame Workshop, Showtime, CBS, Scholastic, Viacom, & many others to produce special events & programs.

Youth Services

The branch provides children’s materials from classics to new titles in various formats. The Youth Services staff organize programs for kids from birth through 6th grade, as well as Summer Reading Club, to encourage reading during months of holidays. The reading club is supplemented by programs corresponding with each year’s summer reading theme. 

Many programs are designed & organized by library personnel including cooking programs, crafts, reading programs that match teenagers with younger children, and computer lessons. The programs continue throughout the year for all ages.

The “Teen Advisory Board” (TAB) offers teens the chance to create & run their program or event.


The Library allows free membership to residents of Manchester Township, as well as Ocean County at large. Ocean County Library cardholders can obtain free Monmouth County Library cards & free Burlington County Library cards. under a reciprocal borrowing agreement, anyone who has a valid Monmouth County Library card is qualified to get an Ocean County Library card. Anyone who has a valid Burlington County Library card is also qualified to get a free Ocean County Library card. 

But anyone who lives in a non-member Monmouth County community has to pay for a Monmouth County Library card before they can be given a free Ocean County card.

Points of interest in the same area

You will find the Ocean County Library surrounded by many other great spots such as:

Here’s the map for the Ocean County Library:

As you can see, the Ocean County Library is about 25 minutes from our head office in Brick, New Jersey!