July 01, 2022
TOMS RIVER – The Ocean County Library Toms River Branch will host Cattus Island County Park’s live presentation, “Living Shoreline Project,” 6 PM Thursday, July 14. The presentation will cover the benefits of a living shoreline and its physical, ecological, and financial impacts to the surrounding areas. The goal of the Living Shoreline Project is to restore critical waterfront portions of Cattus Island County Park, to address significant... Read More
June 30, 2022
TOMS RIVER – Return to the era when families gathered around the wireless set for “theater of the imagination.” The Ocean County Library Toms River Branch will host a live presentation by When Radio Entertained People (WREP), 7 PM Wednesday, July 20.  When Radio Entertained People (WREP) consists of 10 talented actors who re-enact scripts from radio’s “Golden Age” of the 1940s and 1950s. Michael Glenn Miller, known to local audiences... Read More
June 29, 2022
JACKSON – They’re placid outside, complex inside, often very tasty, and virtually all living things depend on them. Learn about the value of plants during “Pass The Plants, Please,” 2 PM Friday, July 15 at the Ocean County Library Jackson Branch.  Master Gardener Georgina Price will take attendees inside the lives of these remarkable organisms that supply food, shelter, and oxygen. Her presentation will illustrate various roots, stems,... Read More
June 28, 2022
LAVALLETTE – When the Jersey Shore greets visitors, it offers a vast array of tasty tidbits and rollicking recreation. Food historian Judith Krall-Russo provides a tour of “Food and Fun Along the Jersey Shore,” 2 PM Wednesday, July 20, at the Ocean County Library Upper Shores Branch. Attendees will learn about salt-water taffy, clam fritters, and other delectable items found at shore points from the Atlantic Ocean to the Delaware Bay. The... Read More
June 28, 2022
TOMS RIVER – The Ocean County Library Toms River Branch is pleased to host Hour of the Wolf Photography, by Chris Straut, in its 2nd Floor Gallery during the month of July. The exhibit will feature a wide array of portraits, including cosplays, concert performances, and headshot photographs. Chris is the owner and operator of Hour of the Wolf Photography Studio, Bayville. He opened his business in 2020, and developed a considerable... Read More
June 27, 2022
LACEY TOWNSHIP – Experience the most exciting kind of hot summer night when New Jersey R‘n’B favorites BJ and the Band perform Motown classics, 7 PM Thursday, July 14 at the Ocean County Library Lacey Branch. Led by the powerfully soulful vocals of BJ Adams, the group maintains a busy tour schedule throughout the United States and Europe, along with television appearances and performances at clubs in and around New York City. BJ and the... Read More
June 24, 2022
BRICK TOWNSHIP – Sing, dance, and get your summer groove on with Rhythm N’ Sound during the group’s live performance, 2 PM Saturday, July 9, at the Ocean County Library Brick Branch. The popular Jersey Shore trio will thrill concertgoers with an exciting, broad repertoire of rock ‘n roll, pop standards, classic rock, doo-wop, disco and Motown favorites. Rhythm N’ Sound consists of lead singer Frank Resola and guitarist Joe Moscato, former... Read More
June 24, 2022
TOMS RIVER – The Ocean County Library Toms River Branch is pleased to host “Paintings and Pours: My Return to Art,” by Jenna Meyerberg-Yurga, during the month of July. The exhibit, which will be displayed in the McConnell Gallery, is Jenna’s gallery debut. It consists of abstract paintings created primarily by acrylic pour techniques. Introduced to painting as a youngster, Jenna set aside her pursuit for many years to raise a family and... Read More
June 23, 2022
LAVALLETTE – Begun in New Jersey in the 17th Century, craft brewing is experiencing a remarkable resurgence. Learn about its evolution during “The Art of Craft Brewing,” 6:30 PM Wednesday, July 13, at the Ocean County Library Upper Shores Branch. Matt Hynes, Vice-President of Brewery Operations for Toms River Brewing, will discuss the history of craft brewing, explain methods and trends, highlight the artistry of the process, and offer... Read More
June 22, 2022
TOMS RIVER – The Ocean County Library Tuckerton Branch is pleased to host award-winning author J.C. Sutton, 2 PM Thursday, July 14. The Tuckerton resident will sign copies of her new novel Under the Guillotine: A Tale of Two Royals. Under the Guillotine highlights the friendship of Marie Antoinette and Louisa, Princess of Lamballe, whose memoirs inspired the historical fiction saga. It follows the women from their teen years to the Revolution... Read More