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
June 21, 2022
BARNEGAT – The Ocean County Library Barnegat Branch is pleased to present “Watercolor Moments,” a celebration of spring and summer by shore artists Barbara Kraemer, Judith Schimmel, and Karen Wachter, throughout July. Barbara Kraemer, a mainstay of the Pine Shores Art Association in Manahawkin, took up brush and canvas as a youth, and resumed her artistic endeavors less than 10 years ago after a long hiatus. The catalyst, she said, was a... Read More
June 17, 2022
BRICK TOWNSHIP – Songs that inspire American patriotism have fascinating stories behind them. Learn their origins while you sing along with New Jersey’s Libby Prison Minstrels, 2 PM Saturday, July 2, at the Ocean County Library Brick Branch. Concertgoers will be treated to anecdotes about the events that produced the treasured music connected with the Stars and Stripes and American heritage for over 200 years. The lineup includes Jim... Read More
June 17, 2022
TOMS RIVER – All branches and reading centers of the Ocean County Library will be closed Monday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day. Patrons are welcome to access the Library’s online resources, databases, eBooks, eMagazines, video and audio streams and digital classes, available continuously at www.theoceancountylibrary.org. Keep up with Library programs and events at www.theoceancountylibrary.org, and on Facebook, Instagram,... Read More
June 06, 2022
LACEY TOWNSHIP – During Pride Month, discover medical services and support groups that serve you or your loved ones in New Jersey’s LGBTQA+ community. The Ocean County Library Lacey Branch will offer a virtual program, “Be Proud,” 6 PM Monday, June 27. Daniel A. Fernandez, LGBT Health Navigator for the RWJ Barnabas Health PROUD Gender Center of New Jersey, will lead the discussion. Fernandez specializes in supporting transgender... Read More