April 24, 2018
TOMS RIVER – The Ocean County Library will present “Neil Diamond: Singer, Songwriter presented by Phil Bruschi” at two branches in southern Ocean County.Bruschi, singer and educator, will discuss Diamond's legendary career and highlight more than 45 years of success and struggle while performing songs including "Sweet Caroline," "Hello Again," "Cracklin’ Rosie," "September Morn" and many more.This lively and entertaining program will take place... Read More
April 24, 2018
LONG BEACH ISLAND – Ocean County Library will present “Free Comic Book Day” which takes place 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 5 at the Long Beach Island Branch, 217 S. Central Ave. in Surf City.Wham! Pow! Swoosh! You can come into the branch and pick up a free comic book as well as other fun items in the Children's area.“Free Comic Book Day” is an International Event which celebrates comic books and local comic shops that provide them to their... Read More
April 24, 2018
LONG BEACH ISLAND – Ocean County Library will present a “Wreath Making Workshop” 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Saturday, May 5 at the Long Beach Island Branch, 217 S. Central Ave. in Surf City.Jessica Lynch, presenter, will teach the skills needed to create a beautiful, seasonal, mesh ribbon wreath. All of the supplies for the workshop will be provided. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Island Library.The program is free and open to the... Read More
April 24, 2018
TOMS RIVER – The Pineland Symphonic Band, a symphonic wind ensemble which has been performing in New Jersey for over two decades, will perform at 7 p.m. Monday, May 14 at the Toms River Branch of the Ocean County Library, 101 Washington St.The band is a “Pops” ensemble, offering a varied repertoire guaranteed to please every musical taste.   There is classical, such as the beautiful “Pearl Fishers” by Bizet and the majestic sounds of... Read More
April 24, 2018
TOMS RIVER – Enjoy a performance of “Carmina Burana” by Basically Ballet whose ballet dancers will perform at four locations of the Ocean County during the month of May.The ballet will feature selections of the famous cantata composed by Carl Orff through various forms of dance.All Performances will be held at 7 p.m. at the following locations:Monday, May 7, Toms River Branch, 101 Washington St., 732-349-6200.Monday, May 14, Lacey Branch, 10... Read More
April 24, 2018
BEACHWOOD – The Naval Lakehurst Historical Society from the Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, will present a slide show and lecture on the Hindenburg disaster at 1 p.m. Thursday, May 10 at the Beachwood Library, 126 Beachwood Blvd.View artifacts from the famous airship disaster following the lecture. There will also be a question and answer period held.Registration is requested. To register call 732-244-4573 or visit theoceancountylibrary.org.
April 24, 2018
TOMS RIVER – If you're dreaming of starting your own business or already started one, come to the program “How to Launch a Successful Small Business” being held at four branches of the Ocean County Library.The program will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the following library locations:Wednesday, May 2, Point Pleasant Borough Branch, 834 Beaver Dam Rd., 732-295-1555.Tuesday, May 8, Point Pleasant Beach Branch, 710 McLean Ave., 732-892-4575.Thursday, May... Read More
April 24, 2018
LAVALLETTE – The Upper Shores Branch of the Ocean County Library, 112 Jersey City Ave. Lavallette, will host the program “Annie Oakley: Aim for a High Mark” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 30.Join Kim Hanley as she portrays the legendary Annie Oakley. The diminutive sharpshooter competed in a sport and world dominated by men.  Her hope was that all women would reach the “bulls-eye of success.”This program is funded by the Public Scholars Project... Read More
April 24, 2018
TOMS RIVER– Join David Elkner from the South Jersey Beekeepers Association to learn the benefits and importance of beekeeping at five branches of the Ocean County Library.Learn about hive components, parts, equipment, the frames of honey, plus why the honeybee needs to be protected.This free program for ages 12 and up will be held at the following locations:7 p.m. Monday, May 7, Beachwood Branch, 126 Beachwood Blvd. 732-244-4573.6:30 p.m.... Read More
April 24, 2018
BEACHWOOD – The Beachwood Library, 126 Beachwood Blvd. will host the six-part series “Take Control of Your Health” presented by a representative of Meridian Health.The series will take place each Thursday at 1 p.m. May 17, May 24, May 31, June 7, June 14 and June 21.Learn to manage symptoms of ongoing health problems, frustration and stress, and design your own self-management program. Light refreshments will be available.These programs are free... Read More