The Plumsted Branch of the Ocean County Library will closing Monday, 7/22/2019, at 6:30 PM due to power loss.
April 08, 2019
LONG BEACH ISLAND – The Long Beach Island Branch of the Ocean County Library will host a blood drive by the American Red Cross from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Apr. 24.One blood donation can help save one or more people. The American Red Cross needs blood and platelet donors to ensure lifesaving medical treatments and emergency care.The branch is located at 217 S. Central Ave., Surf City.Schedule an appointment at redcrossblood.org or call 1-800... Read More
April 08, 2019
LONG BEACH ISLAND – The Long Beach Island Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “Career Services for Persons with Disabilities” from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Apr. 30.The Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services (DVRS) may be able to help those with disabilities which interfere with one’s ability to find and/or maintain employment. DVRS services include career counseling, vocational training, assistive technology, and job coaching.... Read More
April 05, 2019
LAKEWOOD – The Lakewood Branch of the Ocean County Library will host an eight-week session of citizenship test preparation classes at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Apr. 24, May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Jun. 5 and 12.This class will help you pass the naturalization test to become a United States citizen. Participants must be a qualified immigrant and at least 18 years old to be eligible. Attendance at all sessions is required.The branch is located at 301... Read More
April 05, 2019
TOMS RIVER – The Toms River Branch of the Ocean County Library will host a performance by the Ocean County College Dance Repertory Company at 1 p.m. Monday, Apr. 29.The group will perform works in the styles of swing jazz, contemporary jazz, and lyrical jazz. The students will hold a question and answer session after the performance to discuss their experiences with the choreographic process. The group is under direction of Professor Catherine... Read More
April 02, 2019
TOMS RIVER – Read the most recent issues of “The Trenton Times” and “The Press of Atlantic City” online with your Ocean County Library card. Free online access means no paywall blocking access and no need to recycle paper.“The Trenton Times” is the premier publication for extensive coverage of New Jersey state government news. It also covers news from Mercer County and beyond, reaching central areas of New Jersey.“The Press of Atlantic City” is... Read More
March 29, 2019
STAFFORD – The Stafford Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “Understanding Autism Spectrum and Advocacy through the Aspen Network in New Jersey” at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Apr. 10.April is Autism Awareness Month. Join an informative presentation about the autism spectrum. Learn about ASPEN (Autism SPectrum Education Network) and their advocacy and support within New Jersey.Ann Hiller and Helen Ciraulo of ASPEN will discuss programs,... Read More
March 27, 2019
TOMS RIVER – The Toms River Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “The Doughboy Monuments of New Jersey” by Erik Burro throughout April in the McConnell Gallery.Erik Burro is a history advocate who has photographed nearly 300 memorials to World War I in New Jersey, most created within a decade after the Great War. A color photo of the most recent WWI monument in the state, “Protectors of Freedom” by Brian Hanlon, will be featured in the... Read More
March 27, 2019
TOMS RIVER – All branches of the Ocean County Library will be closed Friday, Apr. 19 for Good Friday and Sunday, Apr. 21 for Easter Sunday.All branches will be open Saturday, Apr. 20 and Monday, Apr. 22.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 27, 2019
BARNEGAT – The Barnegat Branch of the Ocean County Library will host a black and white photography exhibit by Ryan Marchese throughout the month of April.The pieces in this exhibition examine the aftermath of a location once its inhabitants have abandoned it. In some cases, the structures are reclaimed by nature, its vines and branches stretching out and in, making it a part of the earth once again. Other buildings fall victim to acts of... Read More
March 27, 2019
LONG BEACH ISLAND – The Long Beach Island Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “Yay for Springtime and Earth Day!” at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Apr. 17.The LBI Garden Club invites youth members to celebrate springtime and Earth Day with a beautiful fresh flower arrangement. Participants will plant some seeds for the new season. The program is geared toward participants grades 3 to 6.The branch is located at 217 S. Central Avenue in Surf City.... Read More