April 24, 2018
BERKELEY – Learn how to organize your stuff with the help of bestselling author Jamie Novak at 2 p.m. Monday, May 7 at the Berkeley Branch of the Ocean County Library, 30 Station Rd.Novak will share her laugh-out-loud approach for what to do with all your belongings.The program is free but registration is required. To register, call 732-269-2144 or visit theoceancountylibrary.org.
April 19, 2018
MANCHESTER – The Manchester Branch of the Ocean County Library will host various programs for adults in the month of May.“Writer’s Circle” 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 1 & 15. Local writers gather to critique work and discuss issues pertinent to authorship and getting published. No registration required.“Chicks with Sticks” 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 2, 9, 16, 23, & 30 and 2 p.m. Thursday, May 10 & 24. Participants work on individual knitting... Read More
April 19, 2018
JACKSON – The Jackson Branch of the Ocean County Library will host a series of technology classes for adults in the month of May.All classes are held on the library’s second floor unless otherwise specified. Class durations may vary.“Microsoft Excel Basics” 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 2. Learn how to use a spreadsheet to organize and calculate data.“Presenting Google Drive” 10 a.m. Friday, May 4. Learn how to use this free resource to take your files... Read More
April 19, 2018
MANCHESTER – The Manchester Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “Make a Mug-Cake Mother’s Day Gift” 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 8.Participants will blend dry, non-perishable ingredients and package them in an attractive decorated mug. Instructions to complete the recipe will be also be included.The branch is located at 21 Colonial Drive.Registration is required for this free event. To register, call 732-657-7600 or visit theoceancountylibrary.... Read More
April 18, 2018
LITTLE EGG HARBOR – Ratchett’s body is found on the crowded Orient Express, and everyone’s still aboard. Watch the mystery unfold and enjoy gourmet cuisine, Monday, April 30, at Cuisine On The Green in Little Egg Harbor, with the Ocean County Library.Friends of the Little Egg Harbor Branch present the fund-raising “Murder On The Orient Express” dinner-theater experience.Tickets are available at the library, 290 Mathistown Road. Proceeds from... Read More
April 18, 2018
TOMS RIVER – All branches of the Ocean County Library will be closed Friday, May 11 for its annual Staff Development Day. All branches will reopen Saturday, May 12.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 17, 2018
TOMS RIVER – Put on your dance shoes and join us at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 5 at the Toms River Library, 101 Washington St. when DJ Joanne will provide a 30-minute lesson before turning on your favorite Latin music.This free program is sponsored by the Friends of the Ocean County Library – Toms River.Registration is required. To register, call 732-349-6200 or visit theoceancountylibrary.org.Free parking is available on Satudays and Sundays in the... Read More
April 17, 2018
LAVALLETTE – The talented Gary Evans will entertain those present at the Upper Shores Branch of the Ocean County Library, 112 Main St. Lavallette, every Thursday at 2 p.m.Evans will perform great American standards so stop in and enjoy a fabulous afternoon of live piano music. Requests are welcome.It is recommended that those wishing to listen to Evan’s music, call the branch at 732-793-3996 to confirm that he will be performing that day.
April 17, 2018
TOMS RIVER – The Friends of the Ocean County Library will sponsor its Spring 2018 Mah Jongg tournament fundraiser Wednesday, April 25 at the Toms River Branch, 101 Washington St.The cost is $40 per person that includes a continental breakfast and lunch. Prizes will be awarded.Registration is limited to 80 participants and the deadline to register is April 18. Registration forms are available at library branches or on the library’s website... Read More
April 17, 2018
LONG BEACH ISLAND – Ocean County Library will celebrate blues and jazz music with “Can You Woogie to the Boogie?” 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 28 at the Long Beach Island Branch, 217 S. Central Ave. in Surf City.Gail Storm, songwriter and musician, will play a variety of piano styles which will capture ‘blues’ and ‘boogie woogie’ music, including upbeat swing blues. Storm will also play the music of some jazz greats for a lively, fun and... Read More