June 05, 2024
BARNEGAT – Step back into our nation’s earliest days to meet one of its most extraordinary couples. The Ocean County Library Barnegat Branch will present the American Historical Theatre’s Peyton Dixon and Kim Hanley in “John and Abigail Adams: An American Love Story,” 11 AM Saturday, June 29. John… Read More
June 04, 2024
LACEY TOWNSHIP – What were daily living experiences like in the days of the seafaring Vikings? Clan of the Raven will take you back in time to “Life in the Viking Age: Facts, Not Fantasy” at the Ocean County Library Lacey Branch, 10 AM ‘til 4 PM Saturday, June 29. Drop in for displays and talks abo… Read More
June 04, 2024
TOMS RIVER – In celebration of Pride Month, the New Jersey Gay Men’s Chorus (NJGMC) will perform a live concert at the Ocean County Library Toms River Branch, 2 PM Saturday, June 29. The chorus will perform a selection of well-known tunes, classic favorites and new songs. Princeton-based NJGMC is… Read More
June 03, 2024
LAVALLETTE – Dive into summer with the Ocean County Library and jump into fun activities during the family-friendly Summer Reading Kickoff at the OCL Upper Shores Branch, 10 AM until 2 PM Friday, June 28. This all-ages outdoor event will be a genuine community bonding experience. Bring the children… Read More
May 31, 2024
TOMS RIVER – If you’re a teen who’s never played Dungeons and Dragons and wanted to try it, learn from experienced players at the Ocean County Library. “Dungeons and Dragons for Teens” will take place at three OCL branches, all starting at 6:30 PM. Long Beach Island Branch – Wednesday, June 26, 2… Read More
May 31, 2024
JACKSON TOWNSHIP – The works of Ocean County artist Jason B are on display through the end of August at the Ocean County Library Jackson Branch. Jason has studied art for more than six years – and that’s fully half his life. Reserved and unpretentious, this budding artist has let his imagination fl… Read More
May 31, 2024
TOMS RIVER – Take a unique look at places in and around Ocean County as depicted in the photographs of Nick DiGiacomo, on display at the Ocean County Library Toms River Branch throughout the months of June and July. The exhibit in the Branch’s Second Floor Gallery reflects the Toms River native’s s… Read More
May 30, 2024
TOMS RIVER – Love those shadowy fictional tales with more unexpected turns than a mega-rollercoaster? Buckle up for an Ocean County Library Virtual Author Talk with the “Queen of Twists,” Freida McFadden, 8 PM Thursday, June 13. Freida’s knack for seat-squirming suspense catapulted her to the best-… Read More
May 30, 2024
TOMS RIVER – Photographs in your personal collection provide links to your history, and they can grow tattered over time. Learn how identify, preserve and interpret your old photos in a workshop at the Ocean County Library Toms River Branch, 10 AM Saturday, June 22. The Wheeler Room, home to the Li… Read More
May 24, 2024
TOMS RIVER – Need some nifty beach reads? Looking for movies or music on your “must” list? How about something to glam up the wardrobe? Find gently-used items at pocketbook-pleasing prices during the Friends’ Pop-Up Book & Bling Sale at the Ocean County Library Toms River Branch, 11 AM until 3 P… Read More