The Plumsted Branch of the Ocean County Library will closing Monday, 7/22/2019, at 6:30 PM due to power loss.
April 18, 2019
TOMS RIVER – The Toms River Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “Mindful of Race: Transforming Racism from the Inside Out” at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 8.Diversity consultant and meditation teacher Ruth King will shine a compassionate, provocative, and practical light on a subject relevant to all. This talk will provide a fresh take on the complexity of racial conditioning and the dynamics of racial oppression.Ruth King is an... Read More
April 18, 2019
TOMS RIVER – The Toms River Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “An Exhibit of Everything That Resonates in Life” by painter Anne Wong in the McConnell Gallery throughout the month of May.Anne Wong has been painting since she was a child in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, taking private lessons, hoping to attend an art college. However, life took her on a different path, graduating from the University of Malaya with a degree in Social Science... Read More
April 16, 2019
TOMS RIVER – All branches of the Ocean County Library will be closed Friday, May 10 for its annual Staff Development Day. All branches will reopen Saturday, May 11.We encourage our customers to use the library’s online resources, including databases, ebooks, emagazines, and online classes which are available through theoceancountylibrary.org.
April 16, 2019
LONG BEACH ISLAND – The Long Beach Island Branch of the Ocean County Library will host an exhibit by photographer Frederick Ballet in the branch’s Meeting Room from May 1 to May 29.Frederick Ballet has been fascinated with the natural world from an early age. Ballet was the first student to successfully complete the Philadelphia Photo Arts Center’s Contemporary Practices Photography Certificate program last fall."The beauty of the natural world... Read More
April 16, 2019
LONG BEACH ISLAND – The Long Beach Island Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “How to Recycle the Right Way” at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 2.Not all recyclable items are equal. Some will contaminate the load whether it is dirty or the wrong material.Angela Anderson, Sustainability Coordinator for Long Beach Township, will teach you how to recycle the right way so we can get the maximum for our money and extend the life of our landfills.This... Read More
April 16, 2019
LONG BEACH ISLAND – The Long Beach Island Branch of the Ocean County Library will host a commemoration for its 30th anniversary at 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 7.Celebrate with the branch as longtime resident Linda Feaster presents the history of the Long Beach Island Library and the Friends of the Island Library. This celebration will also recognize the 60th anniversary of the Friends of the Island Library.There will be a free book raffle. Light... Read More
April 12, 2019
JACKSON - The Jackson Branch of the Ocean County Library will host an exhibit entitled “Chromosome” in honor of National DNA Day. The exhibit will be open to the public Apr. 25 to May 25 in the branch’s meeting room.The exhibit will feature paintings by local artist Meg Ruisch, based on the results of her DNA testing. Ruisch discovered she could download the raw data of the test. Ruisch converted the genetic code into colors, each representing a... Read More
April 12, 2019
JACKSON - The Jackson Branch of the Ocean County Library will host a book sale by the Jackson Friends of the Library.The book sale will be open to the public on the following dates and times:May 1 and 2, 9:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.May 3 and 4, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.May 6, 7, and 8, 9:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.There will be a preview sale for members of the Friends of the Ocean County Library from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Apr. 30.Stock up on books and... Read More
April 11, 2019
LONG BEACH ISLAND – The Long Beach Island Branch of the Ocean County Library will host an estate planning workshop at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Apr. 23.Do you keep saying you need to have a plan? Now is your chance to find out how with Paul Daniele, Esq.Daniele has been practicing law in New Jersey for 50 years. His legal services include helping individuals and families address their need for a will, living wills, special needs, trust, health care... Read More
April 08, 2019
LONG BEACH ISLAND – The Long Beach Island Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “Flower Arranging 101” at 10 a.m. Thursday, Apr. 25.April showers bring May flowers. Learn how to arrange flowers with Tracy Vincent of Whiting Flower Shoppe. All supplies will be provided by the branch.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... Read More