May 16, 2022
TOMS RIVER – The Ocean County Library Toms River Branch is pleased to host Images Student Art Show 2022, by the Ocean County Vocational Technical School, throughout June. The collection, which will be displayed in the 2nd Floor Gallery, consists of student art pieces in card design, illustration, logo design, photography, poster design, T-shirt design and QR Code ads. Have your cell phones ready to capture QR codes that connect to videos and... Read More
May 11, 2022
TOMS RIVER – The Ocean County Library and the Alzheimer’s Association Greater New Jersey Chapter invite you to gain an understanding of the earliest indicators of Alzheimer’s disease in a virtual program, 2 PM Wednesday, June 1. The program, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association Greater New Jersey Chapter, is the first in a four-part series that highlights June as Alzheimer’s and Brain Health Awareness Month. Hosts Debby Montone, RN,... Read More
May 10, 2022
TOMS RIVER – The Ocean County Library and the Alzheimer’s Association Greater New Jersey Chapter are pleased to announce the resumption of live, in-person Memory Cafés @ The Ocean County Library, starting in the first week of June at the Toms River and Manchester branches. In-person sessions can encourage socialization, reduce feelings of isolation, and generate meaningful communication through open discussions. Social and cognitive... Read More
May 09, 2022
TOMS RIVER – All branches and reading centers of the Ocean County Library will be closed Monday, May 30, in observance of Memorial Day. Patrons are welcome to access the Library’s online resources, databases, eBooks, eMagazines, video and audio streams and digital classes, available continuously at Keep up with Library programs and events at, and on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter,... Read More
May 06, 2022
TOMS RIVER – The Ocean County Library and the Alzheimer’s Association Greater New Jersey Chapter mark Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month during June, with four awareness-raising virtual programs. The online discussions, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association Greater New Jersey Chapter, will focus on research and treatment, brain health, and matters of law, finances, and medicine for caregivers to consider. Question-and-answer sessions... Read More
May 05, 2022
LACEY TOWNSHIP – In commemoration of Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Month, the Ocean County Library Lacey Branch invites you to embark on a virtual tour of Thailand, the Philippine Islands, and Hawaii, 2 PM Thursday, May 26. “Virtual Adventures” will be presented by RWJBarnabas Health Institute for Prevention and Recovery’s Hope & Healing Program. Leading the discussion will be Marisa Merrigan Robertazzi, the program’... Read More
May 05, 2022
TOMS RIVER – Sabeeha Rehman and Walter Ruby, authors of We Refuse to be Enemies, will highlight their message of solidarity against intolerance in a live program, 6 PM Wednesday, May 25, at the Ocean County Library Toms River Branch. Subtitled How Muslims and Jews Can Make Peace, One Friendship at a Time, the book is a manifesto that two Americans, a Muslim woman and a Jewish man, created in response to the perceived rise of bias and bigotry... Read More
May 02, 2022
TOMS RIVER – Exciting things are happening with the Ocean County Library Foundation and the Library. Hear what’s new during a meet-and-greet, 5 PM Thursday, May 19, at the Mainland in Manahawkin. The two-hour “Meet Me at the Mainland” fundraising event gives guests the opportunity to mingle with friends, enjoy superb cuisine, and discuss the Foundation’s mission of enhancing Library services, programs and facilities. One tax-deductible $65... Read More
April 29, 2022
TOMS RIVER – The Ocean County Library System is proud to join libraries throughout New Jersey in helping to increase free access to quality health care. NJHealthConnect@YourLibrary will be available through September 30, 2022. iPads that are pre-loaded with telemedicine apps and virtual meeting apps for job interviews are available for use at the Lakewood, Berkeley, and Little Egg Harbor branches. The ongoing pandemic has spotlighted... Read More
April 28, 2022
POINT PLEASANT BEACH – Ocean County’s once-vast rail transit system belongs to yesteryear, but its remnants can be seen to this day. And nostalgia for the days of Ocean County rail travel remains alive and well in the minds of many residents. Take a vivid look at the railroads of Ocean County’s past during a special presentation at 7 PM Monday, May 9, in the Ocean County Library Point Pleasant Beach Branch. German Georgieff, Chief... Read More