• Hispanic Heritage Month

    Celebrating Hispanic and Latinx authors and characters.

  • Literary Reads

    Books with powerful prose and themes, where characters take the forefront.

  • New Pride

    LGBTQ+ books released in 2020 & 2021

  • World Autism Month

    Celebrate World Autism Month by learning a little more about life at all ages with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

  • Phenomenal Reads: A Good for the Soul Reading List

    From the Harlem Renaissance to Afro-Futurism this collection of new and future classics will help you explore the literary experience of the African Diaspora.

  • Anti-Racist: Pro-Racial Literacy Reading List

    Ocean County Library has been committed to the work of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion since 1997.  We invite you to explore this collection and our other online resources as we continue the journey to an fully inclusive and equitable community.

  • True Thrills

    Jump right in, crime addicts. White collar crime, serial killers, historical accounts, and moving memoirs – we have them all.

  • Non-Fiction Books That Read Like Fiction

    If you have ever said “I don’t like Non-Fiction books” you must try these.  These Non-Fiction books read like Fiction and are so enjoyable they will leave you wanting to read more. So broaden you reading list and add a few of these.

  • Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month Reads

    Celebrate Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month by checking out these great and diverse reads!

  • Black History Month

    Recently published books to read during Black History Month and all year long.