The Plumsted Branch of the Ocean County Library will closing Monday, 7/22/2019, at 6:30 PM due to power loss.
April 22, 2019
TOMS RIVER – The Toms River Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “Beyond the Sea: The Life and Times of Bobby Darin” at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 11.Jimmy Scalia, record producer, disc jockey, and documentarian of American popular music, will speak about the life of musician Bobby Darin through memorabilia, music, and video clips, exploring the achievements, drive, and talent of the legendary entertainer. Scalia is the official archivist of... Read More
April 22, 2019
TOMS RIVER – The Ocean County Library’s Homeschool Fair will take place 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, May 17 at the Toms River Branch.The fair will include information tables featuring local services, businesses, and curriculum vendors. It will also feature guest speakers, discussion groups, discussion groups, live demos, curriculum swap, and entertainment for kids.LaNissir James, Educational Consultant for Home School Legal Defense Association will... Read More
April 22, 2019
TOMS RIVER – The Toms River Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “There’s a Therapist for That?” at 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 15.In honor of Women’s Health Month, physical therapist Nicole Freitas from Inner Dynamics Physical Therapy will present on the scope, diagnoses, and practices of pelvic physical therapy.Physical therapists from Inner Dynamics treat women and men who suffer from bladder dysfunction, constipation, postsurgical... Read More
April 22, 2019
JACKSON – The Jackson Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “Website Design Tips for Your Business” at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 22.Internet marketing specialist Maureen Rushalski will review design techniques and tips to take your website from ho-hum to a lead generating business builder.This program is presented in partnership with SCORE of Ocean County.The branch is located at 2 Jackson Drive.Registration is required for this free... Read More
April 22, 2019
JACKSON – The Jackson Branch of the Ocean County Library will host various programs throughout the month of May.“Afternoon Film” 2:30 p.m. Thursday, May 9. Watch a movie on the big screen without the admission fee of a movie theater. Call the branch or visit the website for film information.“Brain Joggers” 10:30 a.m. Monday, May 13. Exercise your mind by playing games and working puzzles.“Armchair Traveling Series: Philippines” 10:30 a.m.... Read More
April 22, 2019
JACKSON – The Jackson Branch of the Ocean County Library will host several tech classes throughout the month of May.“Microsoft Word Basics” 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 1. Learn how to create and format a document, write text, change the size and color of words, print, and more.“Presenting Google Drive” 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 7. Learn how to use this free resource to take your files and folders anywhere. Participants must have a working Gmail account... Read More
April 22, 2019
MANCHESTER – The Manchester Branch of the Ocean County Library will host a fundraiser by the Friends of the Manchester Branch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 4.Vendors will sell unique gifts, craft items, collectibles, and more. It will take place indoors rain or shine.Proceeds from this event will enhance programming at the library and extend their ability to meet other needs.The branch is located at 21 Colonial Drive.
April 22, 2019
MANCHESTER – The Manchester Branch of the Ocean County Library will host several featured events for adults in the month of May.“Make a Mug-Cake Mother’s Day Gift” 2 p.m. Monday, May 6. Instructions and a recipe will be provided for a tasty treat to give to someone special or keep for yourself. Participants will package non-perishable ingredients into a decorated coffee mug decorated by participants.“Art Reception for Naomi Webb” 2 p.m. Saturday... Read More
April 18, 2019
TOMS RIVER – The Ocean County Library, in partnership with the Mental Health Awareness Committee of Ocean County and the National Alliance on Mental Illness, will host a mental health provider fair at the Toms River Branch from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 1.Representatives from Ocean County agencies that support children and adults affected by mental illnesses and/or substance abuse will be on hand to discuss available resources and... Read More
April 18, 2019
TOMS RIVER – In honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day, the Toms River Branch of the Ocean County Library will screen the documentary “After Auschwitz” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 2."After Auschwitz" follows six Holocaust survivor women and their lives after the war. The film captures what it means to move from tragedy and trauma towards life.The film is 83 minutes and will be screened using Kanopy, the free video streaming service available through... Read More