December 01, 2017
PLUMSTED – Performer Dave DeLuca will present “A Sinatra Christmas” at 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 14 at the Plumsted Branch of the Ocean County Library, 119 Evergreen Rd.DeLuca has entertained many audiences over the years at branches of the Ocean County Library with his tributes to legendary singers Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin.“A Sinatra Christmas” will feature DeLuca crooning his Sinatra act of holiday songs. No registration is required.
November 28, 2017
BRICK – The Brick Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “Storytelling Festival” on Saturday, Dec. 2, 301 Chambers Bridge Road.The event will contain two performances by Youth Stages. “Gingerbread Kid” will take place at 10 a.m. and “Genies, Lamps and Dreams: Tales of the Arabian Nights” at 3:30 p.m.Youth Stages utilize their theatre and education experience to nurture each child’s individuality.Registration is required for these free... Read More
November 13, 2017
JACKSON – The Jackson Branch of the Ocean County Library will screen the PBS documentary “Not in Our Town: Light in the Darkness” 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 20, 2 Jackson Drive.“Not in Our Town” documents Patchogue, New York coming together following a series of assaults against Latino residents.Registration is required for this free screening. To register, call 732-928-4400 or visit tinyurl.com/NIOTJacksonThis unrated film runs 60 minutes.
November 13, 2017
BARNEGAT - The Ocean County Library will offer “Yosi Presents: "Friends Around The World” at the Barnegat Branch, 112 Burr Street at 11 a.m. Friday, November 17.Children entertainer, Yosi will perform an interactive, educational and multicultural concert. The show will include sing-along songs, humor and dances as well as an introducing young children to musical instruments from around the world.The free program is suitable for all ages, but... Read More
November 10, 2017
POINT PLEASANT – Author Patricia H. Burke will host a host a book discussion at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec.13 at the Point Pleasant Branch of the Ocean County Library, 834 Beaver Dam Rd.Burke who wrote “Barnegat Bay Decoys and Gunning Clubs” will speak about her newly published book, “Gerard Rutgers Hardenbergh, Artist and Ornithologist.” Hardenbergh summered on his houseboat moored in Bay Head in the 19th century.The book discussion will be followed... Read More
November 08, 2017
STAFFORD - The Ocean County Library will offer an evening of art with a “Pine Shores Art Association, Art History Lecture” at the Stafford Branch, 129 N. Main Street in Manahawkin, 6 p.m - 9 p.m. Monday, November 27.The program will begin with a reception at 6 p.m. featuring an exhibit of artwork by Pine Shores artists including: Jan Becker, Nancy Camilleri, Joyce Ecochard, Nancy Edwards, Ruth Kramer, Paul Hartelius, Kathy Houck, June Merrifield... Read More
November 08, 2017
TOMS RIVER – The Ocean County Library will offer an assortment of SCORE Workshops for businesses with two taking place at the Lacey Branch, two at the Stafford Branch and one at the Jackson Branch.Lacey Branch: 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, November 14, 10 East Lacey Rd., 609-693-8566. “SCORE Presents Promoting your Business with Social Media”Lacey Branch: 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, December 12, 10 East Lacey Rd., 609-693-8566. “How... Read More
November 08, 2017
TOMS RIVER – All locations of the Ocean County Library will have a delayed opening Friday, December 8 for its Annual Staff In-service Training.All locations, with the exception of the Bay Head and Whiting Reading Centers, will open at 1 p.m. on Friday, December 8.Both reading centers will reopen Saturday, December 9.We encourage our customers to use the library’s online resources including databases, ebooks, emagazines, and online classes which... Read More
November 08, 2017
TOMS RIVER – All branches of the Ocean County Library will close at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 22. All branches will be closed Thursday, November 23 for Thanksgiving.On Friday, November 24, the Barnegat, Brick, Jackson, Lakewood, Manchester, Stafford, and Toms River branches will be open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.All branches will reopen Saturday, November 25.We encourage our customers to use the library’s online resources, including databases, ebooks... Read More
November 01, 2017
TUCKERTON - The Ocean County Library will present “Essential Oils 101” at the Tuckerton Branch, 380 Bay Ave., 6 p.m. Monday, November 13.Integrative Nutrition Coach, Joan Colandria will present an informative overview of what essential oils are and their many benefits.She will explain ways to include essential oils in everyday life as well as how to use them safely and effectively. Attendees will learn how a family could benefit from essential... Read More