2024 Library Closing Information


New Year’s Day - January 1, (Monday)

President’s Day - February 19 (Monday)

Good Friday - March 29 (Friday)

Memorial Day - May 27 (Monday)

Independence Day - July 4 (Thursday)

Labor Day - September 2 (Monday)

Veterans Day - November 11 (Monday)

Thanksgiving Day - November 28 (Thursday)

Thanksgiving Friday - November 29 (Friday)

Christmas Eve - December 24 (Tuesday)

Christmas Day - December 25 (Wednesday)


  • The System will be closed on Sunday, March 31 (Easter), Sunday, May 26 (Memorial Day Weekend), and Sunday, September 1 (Labor Day Weekend).
  • Seven Branches (Barnegat, Brick, Jackson, Lakewood, Manchester, Stafford and Toms River) will be open on Thanksgiving Friday, November 29.
  • The Toms River Branch will close at 5:00pm on Thursday, October 31 for the Halloween parade.
  • The Library System will close at 5:00pm on Wednesday, November 27, and Tuesday, December 31 (New Year's Eve).
  • The Bay Head Express library location located in the Borough of Bay Head Municipal building will close to the public in accordance with the municipal building's scheduled holidays.