April 26, 2024
TOMS RIVER – Rebecca F. Kuang’s views of diversity, bias, and cultural appropriation reach new heights – and depths - in her compelling novel Yellowface. Join her for an exploration of these hot-button topics during her Ocean County Library Virtual Author Talk, 7 PM Tuesday, May 21. The New York Ti… Read More
April 25, 2024
SURF CITY – In recognition of May as Mental Health Awareness Month, you’re invited to create a contemplative Neurographic art piece at the Ocean County Library Long Beach Island Branch, 10 AM Thursday, May 16. Neurographic art is described as a meditative technique developed by Pavel Piskarev, D.Sc… Read More
April 24, 2024
LACEY TOWNSHIP – Diabetes, an abnormally high blood sugar level, affects people of all ages and can lead to more serious health issues. Learn ways to manage the condition during our “Diabetes Education” program at the Ocean County Library Lacey Branch, 2 PM Tuesday, May 21. In this one-hour program… Read More
April 23, 2024
TOMS RIVER – Attention teens: The perfect opportunity to share your talents, broaden your knowledge and help your community is here. Beginning May 1, the Ocean County Library will accept applications for the 2024 Service and Achievement in the Library (S.A.I.L.) program. S.A.I.L is open to teens wh… Read More
April 23, 2024
SURF CITY – You’re invited to a special exhibit of Long Beach Island’s mysterious beauty and to meet the artist whose images define it. The Ocean County Library Long Beach Island Branch will hold a reception for photographer Charles Gravener and his exhibit “Long Beach Island: A Love Letter,” 2 PM u… Read More
April 22, 2024
BERKELEY TOWNSHIP – Take part in a unique interactive showcase of India’s diverse and vibrant culture. Join us for “Celebrate India: Past and Present” at the Ocean County Library Berkeley Branch, 2 PM Saturday, May 18. The fun, all-ages presentation by New Jersey-based Enjoy Explore India highlight… Read More
April 19, 2024
STAFFORD TOWNSHIP – Cheese is much more than a dairy staple or garnish. Each variety has its own traits, and serving it well is an art. Become a turophile during “Shred, Crumble and Grind: Cheese with Chef Andreas” at the Ocean County Library Stafford Branch, 10 AM Wednesday, May 1. Chef Andreas of… Read More
April 19, 2024
LACEY TOWNSHIP – Few entertainers can rival Elvis Presley’s three-year meteoric rise from a raw, rowdy rocker to a global superstar. Watch as Elvis tribute performer Ruben Castillo brings this remarkable era to life in “Elvistory: The King of Rock & Roll 1956-1959” at the Ocean County Library La… Read More
April 19, 2024
TOMS RIVER – All branches and reading centers of the Ocean County Library will be closed Friday, May 10, for the Library’s annual Staff Development Day. Library patrons are welcome to use OCL’s online resources, databases, eMagazines, eBooks, video and audio streams and digital classes at www.theoc… Read More
April 18, 2024
JACKSON TOWNSHIP – If life seems like an uphill struggle, pause to count your blessings and feel an uplifting difference by taking part in “Mindfulness Meditation: On Gratitude” at the Ocean County Library Jackson Branch, 10:30 AM Saturday, May 18. Instructor Shazia Zaman, CMMT, CMT-P, will lead th… Read More