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I am usually ready to bake in the sun but health professionals are urging New Jersey residents to only go outside for short bursts while we ride out the rest of this heat wave.

But sometimes that isn't enough.

Caution: Hot stuff coming through! (Canva)
Caution: Hot stuff coming through! (Canva)

Cooling centers are being set up throughout New Jersey to help everyone combat this intense heat no matter their living situation.

If you are looking to find the closest one to you, you can dial 2-1-1. You can also visit

But wouldn't it just be easier if I showed you all the cooling centers in Monmouth & Ocean counties?

I thought so.

Monmouth County

Monmouth County Library Allentown Branch

16 South Main Street, Allentown
Phone: 609-259-7565
Mon, Tue, Thu 10:00am - 9:00pm
Wed, Fri 10:00am - 5:00pm
Sat 10:00am - 3:00pm

Asbury Park Senior Center

1201 Springwood Ave, Asbury Park
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Asbury Park Transportation Center

801 Springwood Ave, Asbury Park
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Monmouth County Library Atlantic Highlands Branch

100 First Avenue, Atlantic Highlands
Phone: 732-291-1956
Mon, Tue 9:00am - 4:00pm

Monmouth County Library Holmdel Branch

101 Crawfords Corner Road, Suite 2110, Holmdel

Phone: 732-946-4118

Monmouth County Library Howell Branch

318 Old Tavern Road, Howell
Phone: 732-938-2300
Mon, Wed 10:00am - 9:00pm

Monmouth County Library Manalapan Headquarters Branch

125 Symmes Drive. Manalapan
Phone: 732-431-7220
Mon - Thu 9:00am - 9:00pm
Fri, Sat 9:00am - 5:00pm

Monmouth County Library Marlboro Branch

1 Library Court, Marlboro
Phone: 732-536-9406
Mon, Tue, Thu 9:00am - 9:00pm
Wed 9:00am - 6:00pm
Fri 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Sat 9:00am - 1:00pm

Neptune Township Senior Center

1607 NJ-33,��Neptune
Phone: 732-988-8855
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Neptune City Community Center

117 Third Ave, Neptune
Phone: 732-774-0089
Wed, Thurs 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Neptune Township Public Library

5 Neptune Blvd, Neptune CityMon, Wed 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tues, Thurs 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri, Sat 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Monmouth County Library Ocean Township Branch

701 Deal Road, Ocean
Phone: 732-531-5092

Monmouth County Library Shrewsbury Eastern Branch

1001 Route 35, Shrewsbury.
Phone: 866-941-8188
Mon - Thu 9:00am - 9:00pm
Fri, Sat 9:00am - 5:00pm

Union Beach Police Dept

650 Poole Ave, Union Beach
Thurs - Sat 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

Monmouth County Library Wall Branch

2700 Allaire Road, Wall
Phone: 732-449-8877

Ocean County

Keep the ice water flowing and only go outdoors for short periods of time for the next few days, New Jersey.
Heat exhaustion is no joke.

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