The Plumsted Branch of the Ocean County Library will closing Monday, 7/22/2019, at 6:30 PM due to power loss.
June 19, 2019
BARNEGAT – The Barnegat Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “Husband and Wife – Their Painted Words” throughout the month of July.“Husband and Wife – Their Painted Words” is an exhibit of poetry and paintings by Lou Baptiste and Mary Walker-Baptiste. There will be a reception with the artists at the branch from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 9.Mary’s paintings are inspired by photographs, and Lou simply states, “I write.”The branch is... Read More
June 19, 2019
MANCHESTER – The Manchester Branch of the Ocean County Library will host a variety of featured events throughout the month of July.“Exploring Rosetta Stone, Pronunciator, and Mango Languages” 10 a.m. Friday, July 12. These three language learning databases are available to Ocean County Library cardholders free of charge. Learn how to use them and access over 80 languages in this informative session.“Create a Wire Bird’s Nest and Eggs Pendant” 10... Read More
June 18, 2019
JACKSON – The Jackson Branch of the Ocean County Library will host a variety of programs throughout the month of July.“Afternoon Film” 2:30 p.m. Thursday, July 11. Watch a movie on the big screen without the admission fees of a movie theater. Call the branch or visit the website for film information.“Mosquito and Tick Prevention” 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 16. Join pest control experts from Mosquito Joe to learn how to fight mosquitos and ticks at... Read More
June 18, 2019
TOMS RIVER – Readers of all ages are encouraged to participate in Summer Reading 2019: A Universe of Stories. Find your next great read and be entered to win a prize in the process.To register, go to theoceancountylibrary.beanstack.org, and select “Register an Individual or Family.” After entering your information, you will be able to log reading and activities in your Beanstack account. Participants must read and log at least 5 books by... Read More
June 18, 2019
TOMS RIVER – The Toms River Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “Telepathy for Enhanced Communication” at 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 17.We have the ability to communicate through thoughts, feelings, and knowing. All can learn to use thought communication in a more effective and profound way. This class/meditation will teach communicating telepathically and why it is so important for healthy, authentic, and truly intimate relationships.... Read More
June 13, 2019
TOMS RIVER – The Toms River Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “Spirit Art,” an exhibit of watercolor paintings by Mary Lou Faitoute in the McConnell Gallery throughout the month of July.Mary Lou Faitoute has a BA degree in Art Education from the College of New Jersey. She has shown her work in numerous art shows and fairs in New Jersey and Arizona.Faitoute says, “My work would best be described as automatic or intuitive… The work is... Read More
June 13, 2019
TOMS RIVER – The Toms River Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “Tech Buddies” at 2 p.m. Mondays, July 8, 15, 22, 29, Aug. 5, and 12.Do you need help with your phone or tablet? Want to get library books on your ereader? The teen volunteers at the Toms River Branch are here to help. Spend a half hour with a volunteer who will help navigate your tech problems, questions, and concerns.The branch is located at 101 Washington Street.No... Read More
June 11, 2019
JACKSON – The Jackson Branch of the Ocean County Library will host a variety of tech classes throughout the month of July.“Microsoft Excel Basics” 10 a.m. Monday, July 1. Learn how to use a spreadsheet to organize and calculate data. Participants should have mouse and keyboard skills.“Microsoft Word Basics” 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 2. Learn how to create and format a document. Topics will include writing text, changing the size and color of words,... Read More
June 11, 2019
JACKSON – The Jackson Branch of the Ocean County Library is accepting yarn donations to make items which are donated to those in need.The library will accept donations of new four ply worsted yarn at the Circulation Desk.The branch is located at 2 Jackson Drive.Call the branch at 732-928-4400 for any additional information.
June 07, 2019
TOMS RIVER – All branches of the Ocean County Library will be closed Thursday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.All branches will reopen Friday, July 5.We encourage customers to use the library’s online resources, including databases, ebooks, emagazines, and online classes which are available through theoceancountylibrary.org.For more information, contact the Ocean County Library at theoceancountylibrary.org or call 732-349-6200.