May 09, 2024
TOMS RIVER – The natural decline of bone density over time can increase the risk of osteoporosis. How can you combat it? Learn about warning signs, risk factors, symptoms, and preventive methods during an Ocean County Health Department presentation at the Ocean County Library Toms River Branch, 6:30… Read More
May 08, 2024
TOMS RIVER – Teens, show your support of Pride Month by making a unique memento at the Ocean County Library. “Pride Painting for Teens” will be offered at four OCL branches, all starting at 6:30 PM. Berkeley Branch – Thursday, June 6, 30 Station Road, Bayville, (732) 269-2144. Please register at… Read More
May 07, 2024
TOMS RIVER – Teens can discover the art of embroidery in the Ocean County Library’s beginner friendly instructional program. “I Literally Can Knot: Beginner Embroidery for Teens” will be given at six OCL branches, all starting at 6:30 PM. Barnegat Branch – Wednesday, June 5, 112 Burr Street, (609… Read More
May 06, 2024
BARNEGAT TOWNSHIP –  Get your fill of Jazz Age razzamatazz when the Red Hot Ramblers romp and stomp at the Ocean County Library Barnegat Branch, 6:30 PM Tuesday, June 4. The Red Hot Ramblers will whisk you back to the “Roaring ‘20s” with rollicking rhythm, snazzy syncopation, snappy patter and… Read More
May 03, 2024
LACEY TOWNSHIP – Looking for sensational summer reads? How about a Father’s Day gift of a compact disc or DVD? Shop, save and show your support during the Friends of the Lacey Library’s Annual Book Sale, Tuesday June 4 through Saturday June 8 in the Ocean County Library Lacey Branch. The sale hours… Read More
May 03, 2024
POINT PLEASANT BEACH – The Ocean County Library proudly invites you to a showing of Oh, Johnny, the thrilling and poignant documentary of D-Day survivor John Santillo at the OCL Point Pleasant Beach Branch, 7 PM Monday, June 3. The Lawrence Schwartz film’s slogan is “Old soldiers never die; they ju… Read More
May 01, 2024
TOMS RIVER – Ocean County Library is proud to release its new Strategic Plan, designed to enhance and enrich the Library’s services and resources for the benefit of the community as the system prepares to enter its second century of service. The Strategic Plan is a comprehensive “road map” to guide… Read More
May 01, 2024
TOMS RIVER – Whether you missed the education-oriented presentations during the Ocean County Library’s 2024 Autism Resources Fair, wish to see them again, or would like to revisit seminars from past Fairs, you can see them and related videos on the OCL YouTube channel. The April 13 Fair in the OCL… Read More
April 30, 2024
TOMS RIVER – Sensory backpacks are now available for customers at all Ocean County Library branches to use during their visits. Sensory backpacks are an important way to support neurodiverse individuals, and to improve access to the Library. Items designed for various sensory needs are inside the b… Read More
April 29, 2024
TOMS RIVER – Sale events by the Friends of the Ocean County Library – Toms River provide bargain buys and hidden gems among hardcover and softcover books, DVDs and compact discs for all ages. And the Friends make it easy with a wall full of titles for purchase every day. Hundreds of items can be fo… Read More