February 27, 2024
SURF CITY – Looking for fun-filled flipping through the pages of unique books? You’ll find it as one of our “Book Besties,” the new genre-focused reading club coming to the Ocean County Library Long Beach Island Branch beginning 6 PM Wednesday, March 20. “Book Besties” concentrates on genres such a… Read More
February 26, 2024
TOMS RIVER – Ever since the publication of his first fantasy novel at age 19, Christopher Paolini has developed legions of YA fans with compelling tales of universes that spin from his mind. Take a glimpse at Paolini’s two decades of storytelling mastery and the gripping Murtagh in his Ocean County… Read More
February 26, 2024
SURF CITY – Celebrate Women’s History Month and National Quilting Day at the Ocean County Library Long Beach Island Branch. Quilts by members of the Pieceful Shores Quilt Guild will be on display throughout the month of March. The group will present a live quilting demonstration in the Branch, 10 AM… Read More
February 26, 2024
TOMS RIVER – The Ocean County Library Toms River Branch is pleased to present the jazz virtuosity of guitarist Brian Betz and vibraphonist Behn Gillece in Mancini Hall, 7 PM Wednesday, March 27. They will play American standards and original compositions and will answer questions after the performan… Read More
February 23, 2024
BRICK TOWNSHIP –  For centuries, people in New Jersey have turned out a stunning array of textiles and woven goods. Please join us as an educator from the Museum of Early Trades & Crafts (METC) presents “Narrative Threads: New Jersey Quilts & Textiles” at the Ocean County Library Brick… Read More
February 23, 2024
STAFFORD TOWNSHIP – The interaction of a young sightless American and a woman in Switzerland training dogs to assist blinded war veterans nearly 100 years ago led to the creation of The Seeing Eye®. Learn about the New Jersey organization and meet trainers and dogs at the Ocean County Library Staffo… Read More
February 22, 2024
LITTLE EGG HARBOR – Hey kids, meet and have fun with the grownups who protect us. Join the excitement of “Cops & Crayons” at the Ocean County Library Little Egg Harbor Branch, 10 AM or 11:30 AM Saturday, March 9. Sit down and color with officers of the Little Egg Harbor Police Department. Then,… Read More
February 22, 2024
LACEY TOWNSHIP – Are you obsessed with the Gilded Age? See how American heiresses and European nobles wrote a key chapter in its history. In honor of Women’s History Month, the Ocean County Library Lacey Branch will present “American Women and Titled Marriages: New Jersey’s Dollar Princesses,” 3:30… Read More
February 21, 2024
TOMS RIVER – Remember the hawk that lodged briefly in the Ocean County Library Toms River Branch in November 2022? It is one fond memory among 40 years’ worth for Master Falconer Bob Glass, who returned our feathered friend to the great outdoors. On Saturday, February 10, Glass visited the OCL Toms… Read More
February 21, 2024
STAFFORD TOWNSHIP – Determined to reproduce on canvas nature as he perceived it, Claude Monet revolutionized art and founded an entire genre. Find out how it all came about during a Pine Shores Art History Lecture, “Claude Monet: Grand Old Man of Impressionism,” at the Ocean County Library Stafford… Read More