March 06, 2024
STAFFORD TOWNSHIP – Meet true champions and dedicated team players – all four-footed and furry. Join Jan Haring, co-owner of Sunriser Kennels in Jackson, for “All About Sled Dogs” at the Ocean County Library Stafford Branch, 10 AM Thursday, April 4. You’ll become familiar with dog-powered sports an… Read More
March 05, 2024
JACKSON TOWNSHIP – Had enough of too much stuff? Join decluttering expert Jamie Novak online for “The Great Storage Cleanout,” presented by the Ocean County Library Jackson Branch. The virtual program will take place at 3 PM Wednesday, April 3. Whether it’s a cabinet, closet, basement, attic or gar… Read More
March 04, 2024
TOMS RIVER – What were living conditions like aboard the mightiest passenger ship of its time? How did everything change as it began to sink in the icy Atlantic? Why is the catastrophe still riveting today? Join award-winning historian Greg Caggiano for “The Titanic: A Special Anniversary Presentati… Read More
March 01, 2024
TOMS RIVER – The Ocean County Library seeks your help during the Sparks B.F.F. Reading Club Toiletries Drive, Friday, March 1 through Sunday, March 31. The items will be distributed to children and teens in need throughout Ocean County. Four OCL branches will serve as collection centers: Toms Ri… Read More
March 01, 2024
SURF CITY – The need for blood doesn’t slow in winter for people needing urgent care. The Ocean County Library Long Beach Island Branch invites you to help keep the shelves stocked during its American Red Cross blood donation drive, 2 PM until 7 PM Tuesday, April 2.   If you’re at least 17 year… Read More
February 29, 2024
TOMS RIVER – Human trafficking is a global crime. One unguarded moment can victimize anyone, of any age, anywhere. Learn its effects and how to guard against it during “Human Trafficking 101” in the Ocean County Library Toms River Branch, 6:30 PM Thursday, March 28. Susan Flynn of the New Jersey Co… Read More
February 29, 2024
SURF CITY – Looking for a convivial group for swapping yarns and working with yarn? Pull up a seat for “Knit Happens” in the Ocean County Library Long Beach Island Branch, 3:30 PM Saturday, March 30. Bring your yarn, needles, and hooks and become acquainted with members of the casual knitting circl… Read More
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