We are currently experiencing issues with the phone lines at the Brick branch. If you are unable to reach the branch by phone, please call the Toms River branch at 732-349-6200 and ask the operator to be transferred to the Brick branch
October 24, 2018
MANCHESTER – The Manchester Branch of the Ocean County Library will present three health programs in November.“Diabetes: Are You at Risk?” 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5. Learn about diabetes awareness and prevention, including the signs, symptoms, how to delay and avoid the onset, as well as self-management options for the diabetic. The Community Health Education Team from RWJ Barnabas Monmouth Medical Center’s Southern Campus will present the program.... Read More
October 24, 2018
MANCHESTER – The Manchester Branch of the Ocean County Library will host a variety of regularly held activities in November.“Book Chat” 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15. Discuss what you have been reading, share other good books, and pick up ideas for what to read next. No registration required.“Chess Club” 12 p.m. Fridays, Nov. 2, 9, 16, and 30. Play chess in a relaxed atmosphere and share your love for the game with beginners. Participants may bring... Read More
October 24, 2018
MANCHESTER – The Manchester Branch of the Ocean County Library will host tech classes in the month of November.“Microsoft Word Basics” 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 1. Learn how to create and format a document, write text, adjust font size, space paragraphs, save your document, and print. Participants should be familiar with using a computer mouse.“Exploring Languages Using Pronunciator” 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 29. Learn a foreign language for free.... Read More
October 24, 2018
MANCHESTER – The Manchester Branch of the Ocean County Library will do free film screenings Wednesdays in November. See movies on a large screen without he admission fee of a movie theater.Start times for each week’s film will be 12:30 p.m., 3:15 p.m., and 6 p.m.Screenings will take place Wednesdays, Nov. 7, 14, and 28. There will be no screening Nov. 21.The branch is located at 21 Colonial Drive.No registration is required for these free... Read More
October 23, 2018
JACKSON – The Ocean County Library will screen the “Ultimate Australia” episode of travel docuseries “Globe Trekker” 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 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 required for this free program.... Read More
October 23, 2018
JACKSON – The Jackson Branch of the Ocean County Library will host tech classes throughout December.“Microsoft Word Basics” 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 3. Learn to create and format a document, write text, change the size and color of words, print, and more. Participants should have mouse and keyboard skills.“Microsoft PowerPoint Basics” 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5. Learn the basics of creating an eye-catching presentation. Participants should have mouse... Read More
October 23, 2018
JACKSON – The Ocean County Library will host “Stress Relief Using Essential Oils” 7 p.m. Wendesday, Dec. 5 at the Jackson Branch.Lauren Gitlin of Legitoils will show how to mitigate stress using essential oils in your daily routine.Learn about natural products to improve sleep patterns and blends for diffusers and rollers.The branch is located at 2 Jackson Drive.Registration is required for this free program. To register, call the branch at 732-... Read More
October 23, 2018
JACKSON – The Jackson Branch of the Ocean County Library will host various programs throughout the month of November.“Armchair Traveling Series: Japan (Globe Trekker)” 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 15. Explore the world without leaving the library. This documentary will take you through Japan. The film is also available through the Access Video On Demand database, offered by the Ocean County Library.“Brain Joggers” 10:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 26.... Read More
October 23, 2018
BARNEGAT – Paintings and photography by Tom Pernal and Bette Mackie Pernal will be on display at the Barnegat Branch of the Ocean County Library from Nov. 1 to Nov. 30.Their work reflects their love of nature, coastal birds, and landscapes.The branch is located at 112 Burr Street.For more information, call the branch at 609-698-3331.
October 23, 2018
STAFFORD – Celebrate the 80th anniversary of the most famous radio drama of all time with Raconteur Radio’s live interpretation 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5 at the Stafford Branch of the Ocean County Library.First performed in 1938, this radio drama by Howard Koch, adapted from the classic H. G. Wells novel, is set in Grover Mills, NJ. The “news bulletin” narrated by Orson Welles suggested to many listeners that an actual alien invasion was in progress... Read More