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Ocean County Library

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Comprehensive and accessible

As a bibliophile, I have frequented a number of libraries over the years. What a wonderful surprise... read more

Reviewed January 16, 2019
NJJaneEyre
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Toms River, New Jersey
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Epitome of the modern library/media center!

The system, and in particular the Toms River branch, is so far beyond your shushing, mildewy, rigid... read more

Reviewed November 18, 2018
natty64
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Belmar, New Jersey
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Reviewed January 16, 2019 via mobile

As a bibliophile, I have frequented a number of libraries over the years. What a wonderful surprise to find the very best of them here in Ocean County! Its technology, vast collections, and ability to to accommodate even the most unique requests have rendered it...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

Fine in the daytime but once it starts to become later in the afternoon into evening, it's a bit sketchy outside and in the lobby. People randomly from off the streets just go and sit in the lobby.Few times a saw a man just sitting...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Stacey B
Reviewed November 18, 2018

The system, and in particular the Toms River branch, is so far beyond your shushing, mildewy, rigid library of yesteryear that you'll want to go here probably more for its activities and special exhibits than to check out a book. The children's section has a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed November 18, 2018

great workers clean happy place treat you very nice and pleasant great collections of books very quiet to read what you want

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sodder512
Reviewed November 7, 2018

Wonderful library system. So many resources and books and info to be found. Take advantage of this place.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank SallyDrac
Reviewed November 6, 2018

I absolutely LOVED going to the Ocean County Library! Parking was a breeze once I figured out how to use the meters. Once I entered the library, I found everything well-marked, clean, and the building had plenty of light. A nice size, a quiet and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mare1973
Reviewed October 9, 2018

I had to go to the library to obtain some important information from some books that I could not obtain online. I was in Manchester Township and I knew that the Ocean County library system had a branch there so I stopped in to get...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RayTomsRiver
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Besides all the excellent books and magazine's available there are also DVDs and CDs available to borrow. You can use the Internet and Printers are also available if needed. They have excellent programs for all ages. Just sign up online and be sure to not...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Debbie D
Reviewed August 27, 2018

They often have events and speakers at this library. It is two stories, and you can find everything you want. It's a nice size library

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank cbreezego
Reviewed July 11, 2018

Libraries are not dead. Just come to any of the branches of the Ocean County Library and you’ll see. A complete joy to visit and so much for the kids to do too!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mary W
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