February 02, 2018
OCEAN COUNTY –The Ocean County Library’s 10th Annual Prom Dress Drive and Giveaway will run from Feb. 12 to April 12. Donations of clothes items can be left at all branches of the Ocean County Library.Donations of gently used, modern dresses in both long and short styles, in a wide range of sizes including larger gowns are appreciated. Donations of tuxedo jackets, vests, shirts, and pants are also being accepted.Coordinators of the event are... Read More
January 30, 2018
TOMS RIVER – The Ocean County Library is offering two programs about dating at the Toms River Branch of the Ocean County Library, 101 Washington St.“Internet Dating After 50” will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday Feb. 15. Dating coach Gayle Crist, author of the book “How I Met My Second Husband Online At Age 50” will share her tips for success.“Dating in the Digital Age” will take place at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22 and will focus on learning all the... Read More
January 29, 2018
TOMS RIVER –Amazing works of art created by students from across the Toms River Regional School District will be displayed during the month of March at the Toms River Branch of the Ocean County Library, 101 Washington St.The Toms River Regional School System, in partnership with the Ocean County Library, will hold a free reception at 6-7:30 p.m. Monday, March 5. Join us to browse the artwork, enjoy live music from the Intermediate South... Read More
January 29, 2018
TOMS RIVER –Not a fan of the Valentine’s Day? If not, come play a fun round of trivia celebrating the not-so-romantic aspects of the holiday  at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 14 at the Toms River Branch of the Ocean County Library, 101 Washington St.This adult “Anti-Valentine’s Day” program will feature a game of Jeopardy style trivia.Registration is required for this free program. To register, call 732-349-6200 or visit theoceancountylibrary.org.... Read More
January 22, 2018
TOMS RIVER – All locations of the Ocean County Library will be closed Monday, Feb. 19 for President’s Day. They will reopen their normal business hours Tuesday, Feb. 20. We encourage our 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 online or by telephone at 732-349-... Read More
January 22, 2018
BRICK – The Brick Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “Podcasts 101” 2:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 26, 301 Chambers Bridge Road. This program will teach the basics of podcasts, including what content they offer and how to access, download, and listen to them on Apple and Android devices.Registration is required for this free program. To register, call 732-920-9314 or visit theoceancountylibrary.org/events. 
January 22, 2018
BRICK – The Brick Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “Harlem Grooves”, a live performance and visual multimedia program by Key Arts Productions, 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, 301 Chambers Bridge Road.“Harlem Grooves” celebrates the blossoming of African American culture, particularly in the creative arts, and the most influential movement in African American literary history. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Brick... Read More
January 22, 2018
JACKSON – The Jackson Branch will host free technology classes throughout February. •    “Spotlight On: Windows 10” 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 5. This class will help answer your questions about Windows 10. Attendees may bring their own laptops. •    “Microsoft Word Basics” 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 7. Learn how to create and format a document, write text, change size and color of words, print, and more. •... Read More
January 22, 2018
TOMS RIVER – Celebrate Black History Month with a food tasting event prepared by members of the Toms River Area NAACP at noon Saturday, Feb. 17.The annual event will take place at the Toms River Library, 101 Washington St. and includes “The Legendry Ladies of Jazz” performed by Veronica Menyweather and YES Entertainment.This free event is sponsored by the Toms River Area NAACP and Friends of the Ocean County Library – Toms River. Registration is... Read More
January 17, 2018
TOMS RIVER – The Toms River Branch of the Ocean County Library, 101 Washington St. presents an afternoon filled with comedy and music with an “Afternoon at the Apollo” at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3.Enjoy an afternoon filled with comedy and music provided by comedian Chuck Burks and singer Rhonda Denet. Burks has appeared on the Conan O’Brien Show and who is a writer for Comedy Central. Denet will perform some “soul good” music.Registration is... Read More