The Plumsted Branch of the Ocean County Library will closing Monday, 7/22/2019, at 6:30 PM due to power loss.
June 07, 2019
JACKSON – The Jackson Branch of the Ocean County Library will host a variety of health programs.“Food, Nutrition, and Your Health: Clearing Up the Confusion with Dr. Ina” will take place 7 p.m. Thursday, June 27. Nutritionist, educator, and author Dr. Ina Nozek will share her expertise on nutritional health, weight wellness, and dieting.“Shore to Age Well: Medication Management and Alternatives” will take place at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 16. This... Read More
June 07, 2019
LONG BEACH ISLAND – The Long Beach Island Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “DIY Paper Sculpting” at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 29.Adults are invited to create flowers and hedgehogs using old books.The branch is located at 217 S. Central Ave., Surf City.Registration is required for this free program. To register, call the branch at 609-494-2480 or visit theoceancountylibrary.org/events.
June 07, 2019
TOMS RIVER – The Toms River Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “Homebuying 101 – Eight Steps to Buying a Home” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 27.This free seminar will address credit, closing cost assistance, and the 20% down payment myth.Light refreshments will be provided.The branch is located at 101 Washington Street.Registration is required for this free program. To register, call the branch at 732-349-6200 or visit... Read More
June 06, 2019
MANCHESTER – The Manchester Branch of the Ocean County Library offers a variety of programs and presentations, available for free to organizations and communities in Manchester, Whiting, and Lakehurst. A librarian will come to your location to present on one of the following topics of your choice.Dance and music programs:“An Unlikely Two: Misty Copeland and Robert Battle”Bob Fosse: Dance Like Nobody’s Watching” (only available October through... Read More
June 04, 2019
BARNEGAT – The Barnegat Branch of the Ocean County Library will exhibit pop art creations by local artist Lenny Rivera throughout the month of June.Lenny Rivera is a self-taught artist who specializes in the style of comic books and graphic novels, emphasizing the athletic human form. Rivera was born and raised in New York, began drawing at an early age, and studied film and video in college.The branch is located at 112 Burr Street.Registration... Read More
June 04, 2019
TOMS RIVER – The Toms River Branch of the Ocean County Library will host a performance by the Toms River Multigenerational Orchestra at 7 p.m. Monday, June 24.This local ensemble gathers musicians of all ages and skill levels who put on dynamic and engaging concerts. The orchestra will play a selection of classics and original compositions. This will be the group’s sixth performance at the library.The branch is located at 101 Washington Street.... Read More
May 31, 2019
TOMS RIVER – Welcome Beanstack, your one stop shop for tracking your reading progress and activities at the Ocean County Library. Earn digital badges by logging books, tracking reading times or pages read, attend programming, or write reviews for our year-round reading challenges.Beanstack allows readers to:Keep track of all family members’ reading logs, progress, and rewards on one accountEarn digital badges during reading challenges all year... Read More
May 29, 2019
JACKSON – The Jackson Branch of the Ocean County Library will screen the “Hong Kong and Taiwan” episode of the travel docuseries “Globe Trekker” at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 13.This screening is part of the branch’s “Armchair Traveling” series of programs, allowing you to explore the world without leaving the library.This film is available through the OCL database Access Video On Demand.The branch is located at 2 Jackson Drive.Registration is... Read More
May 29, 2019
LONG BEACH ISLAND – The Long Beach Island Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “Beyond Bathrooms & Binaries” at 6 p.m. Monday, June 17.Controversies about transgender students, athletes, and service members have drawn attention to the challenges gender nonconforming people face in public life. Dr. Kiki Jameson, president of the Fund for New Jersey, will explore, through informed conversations and specific examples, why labels are so... Read More
May 29, 2019
PLUMSTED – The Plumsted Branch of the Ocean County Library will host its 20th anniversary celebration at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 15.This all-ages celebration will feature special guests from the community, including a proclamation from the town.There will also be activities and a visit from the Ocean County Library mascot, Sparks.The branch is located at 119 Evergreen Road, New Egypt.No registration is required for this free event. For more... Read More