March 16, 2018
JACKSON – The Jackson Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “How to Understand and Improve Credit Score & Become a Home Owner” 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Apr. 12, 2 Jackson Drive.Attendees will learn how to understand and fix their credit score and go through the steps in the home buying process.Registration is required for this free event.To register, visit theoceancountylibrary.org/events or call 732-928-4400.
March 16, 2018
JACKSON – The Jackson Branch of the Ocean County Library will host two book discussions in April.Participants will discuss “Sound of Gravel” by Ruth Wariner at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Apr. 3. “Sound of Gravel” is a Wariner’s memoir as the 39th of 42 siblings who grew up in a polygamist family on a farm in rural Mexico. The memoir documents the violence of the community and her family’s loyalty in the face of it.Participants will discuss “Lab Girl” by... Read More
March 14, 2018
JACKSON – The Ocean County Library’s Cultural Awareness Team will host an autism resource fair at the Jackson Branch of the Ocean County Library 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 14, 2 Jackson Drive.The fair, entitled “Your Child Has Autism: Now What?”, will focus on individuals who have been recently diagnosed. Families and caregivers can meet organizations, health care professionals, and autism experts to help them navigate the beginning... Read More
March 13, 2018
MANCHESTER – Baseball fans can connect and discuss predictions for the 2018 Major League Baseball season at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Mar. 27 at the Manchester Branch of the Ocean County Library, 21 Colonial Drive.Attendees can discuss burning questions: Will the Mets surprise everyone and win the division? Will Adrian Beltre be traded? Is Ohtani a better hitter than pitcher? Can Carlos Santana revive the Phillies’ lineup?There will be prizes for all... Read More
March 09, 2018
TOMS RIVER – Love cake? Ready for spring? If so you will enjoy the Teen Cuisine program “Bunny Cakes” to be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 26 at the Toms River Branch of the Ocean County Library, 101 Washington St.Come decorate your own bunny cake at this program aimed for those 12 to 18 years old.This program is free but registration is required. To register call 732-349-6200 or visit theoceancountylibrary.org.Free parking is available in the... Read More
March 09, 2018
TOMS RIVER – Wednesday, March 14 is “Pi Day” and what better way to celebrate this day than eating some delicious pie from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m at the Toms River Branch of the Ocean County Library, 101 Washington St.Pi Day is celebrating the mathematical constant π (pi) being the first three digits of the numerical value pi.No registration is required for this drop-in teen program. For information call 732-349-6200 Ext. 5203.
March 05, 2018
STAFFORD - During Women’s History Month, the Ocean County Library will offer “Women of the Armed Forces” at the Stafford Branch, 129 N. Main Street in Manahawkin, 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 21.Ocean County Assemblywoman DiAnne Gove will host a panel discussion with host and emcee Rory Wells, Assistant Ocean County Prosecutor/ Community Relations Officer.Speakers will discuss the challenges and rewards for women in military... Read More
March 05, 2018
LACEY - The Ocean County Library will present “Declutter, Destress and Get Things Done!” at the Lacey Branch of the Ocean County Library, 10 East Lacey Road in Forked River at 7 p.m. Monday, March 19.Jamie Novak, bestselling author and humorist will offer a few simple organizing tricks to learn for key areas of your home and life. Come and have a laugh or two while learning how to clear your clutter and store your... Read More
March 05, 2018
TOMS RIVER – All branches of the Ocean County Library will be closed Friday, Mar. 30 for Good Friday and Sunday, Apr. 1 for Easter Sunday.All branches will be open Saturday, Mar. 31 and Monday, Apr. 2.We encourage our customers to use the library’s online resources, including databases, ebooks, emagazines, and online classes which are available 24/7 through theoceancountylibrary.org.For more information, visit theoceancountylibrary.org or call... Read More
March 05, 2018
LONG BEACH ISLAND – Ocean County Library will present “Essential Oils 101,” 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Monday, March 26 at the Long Beach Island Branch, 217 S. Central Ave. in Surf City.Presenter Joan Colandrea will offer an enlightening introduction to what essential oils are, their benefits and how to use them safely and effectively.Attendees will also learn how essential oils can help improve a family’s physical wellness and conditions as well as their... Read More