The Following people are eligible for a free card:
Ocean County residents
Ocean County Business owners
Ocean County teachers and librarians with proof of employment
Ocean County students
Burlington County residents*
Monmouth County residents*
Out-of-county customers with proof of address may purchase a temporary card for $9.50 a month.
*Ocean County Library has reciprocal borrowing with Burlington County Library and Monmouth County Library. Burlington or Monmouth residents need to bring their county library card and proof of address to activate reciprocal borrowing privileges.
To get your card, bring current identification and proof of Ocean County residency to any branch. You may also apply for a card through our website, however, a valid Ocean County, NJ address ID must be presented at an Ocean County Library branch to pick up the new card. No item(s) may be checked out until a valid card is issued by an Ocean County Library branch.