The Ocean County Library connects people, builds community, and transforms lives through the power of information and the power of stories.
We are the largest system in New Jersey serving a population of 575,397 residents in the 32 municipalities that comprise our service area. Each year, the library circulates over 4.3 million books, answers over 2.5 million reference questions, provides over 11,500 programs and activities for children, teens, adults, and families, and has over 3 million visits to our library system.
We are a multicultural and inclusive institution dedicated to providing a welcoming environment to all regardless of age, class, gender, ethnicity, mental or physical ability, race, religion, sexual orientation, or political affiliation. We respect, honor, and are committed to providing library services, materials, and programs for all of Ocean County’s diverse populations.
Monitors (shelvers) are hired at the branch level. If you are seeking a monitor position, please contact your local branch.
Ocean County Library offers positions in many fields:
Members of our staff have great benefits at their disposal spanning from hire to retirement:
NJ State Pension Plan
NJ State Health Benefits
Paid Time Off
Our library offers full-time staff the opportunity to better equip themselves for their careers. Trainings include:
Our committees and workgroups are committed to making our libraries a community hub through events and guest visits. Some of our previous events include:
Annual FanNation: A Geekstravaganza
Annual Prom Dress Drive
Best Selling Author Visits:
Adriana Trigiani (The Shoemaker’s Wife)
Jessica Fellowes (Downton Abbey)
Eric LeGrand (Rutgers)
Jim Abbott via Skype (MLB Pitcher)
Two fully equipped maker Labs at our Jackson and Toms River Branches
Ten portable maker kits available to all branches
Kits and Labs include:
Coding and Programming
And so much more…
Jennifer Doderer, MHRM
Director, Human Resources
Ocean County Library
101 Washington Street
Toms River, NJ 08753
Phone: 732-349-6200 ext. 5428 | Fax: 732-341-6043 | Email: email@example.com