April 17, 2018
LACEY – Ocean County Library will offer a “Carole King Tribute Concert” 6:30 p.m. Monday, April 30 at the Lacey Branch, 10 East Lacey Rd.A live performance by Gail Storm, New York-based songwriter and musician, will include commentary of some of Carole King’s songs from the award winning Tapestry album. Enjoy music of the 1970s for a lively, fun and entertaining evening to remember.The program is free and open to the public, but registration is... Read More
April 16, 2018
LONG BEACH ISLAND -  The Ocean County Library will present “Capture the Spirit: Sumi-e Painting with Glenys Baulderstone” 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, April 30 at the Ocean County Library’s Long Beach Island Branch, 217 S. Central Ave. in Surf City.Baulderstone, artist and presenter, will introduce the history and technique of Sumi-e, the mystical Japanese art of painting images through simple and yet most skillful strokes... Read More
April 13, 2018
JACKSON – The Jackson Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “ReferenceUSA Business Networking Breakfast” from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 30.Special guest speaker Bill Loges of ReferenceUSA will teach you how to gain a competitive advantage to dominate your market. He will demonstrate how to easily develop a client list and more with the help of the Ocean County Library.A light breakfast will be served.The branch is located at 2... Read More
April 10, 2018
JACKSON – The Jackson Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “Top Notch Resumes I: The Basics” 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 9.Get some resume-writing tips to help present your best resume to potential employers.This class is funded by the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development Career Connections grant.The branch is located at 2 Jackson Drive.Registration is required for this free event. To register, call the 732-928-4400 or... Read More
April 10, 2018
JACKSON – The Jackson Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “Job Interview Preparation Strategies” 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 9.Job seekers can learn about resume and cover letter writing, interview preparation, and interview follow-up with Certified Professional Career Coach Kathi A. Frampton.This event is sponsored by New Jersey Career Connections.Registration is required for this free event. To register, call 732-928-4400 or visit... Read More
April 05, 2018
TOMS RIVER – The Ocean County Human Relations Commission will present “Helping Our Heroes: Resources for Veterans, Family and Friends,” at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 18 at the Toms River Branch of the Ocean County Library, 101 Washington St.The program will honor veterans and share information about their experiences during times of conflict and the challenges they face when transitioning home.Several guest speakers will provide insight about the... Read More
April 02, 2018
He’s rude, he’s crude. He’s got no friends. He’s just baaaad. Can he change? Children will find out in April and May, as the OCL Puppet Players present Jory John’s “The Bad Seed” at 19 Ocean County Library Branches.The bestseller, with Pete Oswald’s whimsical illustrations, tells of the little seed that learns the error of his ways.The performances are free. Register by phone, in person, or online at http://www.theoceancountylibrary.org.Barnegat... Read More
March 26, 2018
MANCHESTER – The Manchester Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “Learn How to Weave Using Common Objects as Your Loom” 2 p.m. Tuesday, Apr. 24. Find out how to make simple, woven pieces suitable for gifting, using, or displaying in your own home, all without buying a loom. This program will show how to use inexpensive objects which are available for that purpose. Registration is required for this free program. To register,... Read More
March 23, 2018
MANCHESTER – eLibraryNJ is a necessity for lovers of free ebooks and audiobooks. Learn to use eLibraryNJ 2 p.m. Tuesday, Apr. 17 at the Manchester Branch of the Ocean County Library.Attendees will learn to use an iPad to access books through this free service offered by the Ocean County Library. This will include installation of the app and how to access and download ebooks and audiobooks. Attendees must bring a fully charged iPad, an Ocean... Read More
March 20, 2018
BERKELEY — The Berkeley Branch of the Ocean County Library, 30 Station Rd. is presenting the program “The Fiddle in America” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 10.This interactive session features Matthew Backes, a professor of American Studies at Rutgers University. Backes will share the origins and history of American fiddle music—covering a range of styles and modes of expression.This free program, funded by the New Jersey Council for the Humanities,... Read More