April 17, 2024
STAFFORD TOWNSHIP – Meet the local people who protect us and learn about the equipment they use during First Responders Day at the Ocean County Library Stafford Branch, 10 AM Saturday, May 18.   Everyone will gather in the Library parking lot where a fire truck, EMS vehicle, and police cruiser… Read More
April 16, 2024
STAFFORD TOWNSHIP –  What better way to add zest to meals than with herbs that you grow right at home? Learn how to raise, harvest and store them when Ocean County Master Gardener Cheryl Clearo presents “Thyme to Learn about Herbs” at the Ocean County Library Stafford Branch, 10:30 AM Monday, M… Read More
April 15, 2024
BRICK TOWNSHIP – When airships ruled the skies, the Hindenburg reigned supreme – until it crashed in a stunning fireball 87 years ago in Lakehurst, NJ. Navy Lakehurst Historical Society member Bill Schmidt will describe its final flight in “The Hindenburg Experience” at the Ocean County Library Bric… Read More
April 12, 2024
TOMS RIVER – Crime fiction is the least likely place to look for wholesome, breezy, family-centered content, and that’s why Nina Simon has cornered the market with her debut novel, Mother-Daughter Murder Night. Nina will discuss her bouncy new mystery novel in her Ocean County Library Virtual Author… Read More
April 11, 2024
JACKSON TOWNSHIP – This year marks the 110th anniversary of Mother’s Day across America. Let Fred Lehotay and The Ragtimers whisk you back to the holiday’s early times in a concert at the Ocean County Library Jackson Branch, 2 PM Saturday, May 11. Enjoy tunes from the Roaring ‘20s such as “Baby You… Read More
April 11, 2024
BERKELEY TOWNSHIP – Wondering what life has in store? Have questions about your relationships, career, or prospects? The Friends of the Berkeley Library welcome you to their fundraising Psychic Night at the Ocean County Library Berkeley Branch, 4 PM to 8 PM Thursday, April 11. Kasandra, Kirsten, an… Read More
April 11, 2024
TOMS RIVER – As war clouds gathered over Europe in 1913, a brilliant inventor inexplicably vanished as the machine he crafted forever changed transportation. Bestselling author Douglas Brunt will reopen the case of Rudolf Diesel and his compelling conclusion in an Ocean County Library Virtual Author… Read More
April 11, 2024
JACKSON TOWNSHIP – This year marks the 110th anniversary of Mother’s Day across America. Let Fred Lehotay and The Ragtimers whisk you back to the holiday’s early times in a concert at the Ocean County Library Jackson Branch, 2 PM Saturday, May 11. Enjoy tunes from the Roaring ‘20s such as “Baby You… Read More
April 11, 2024
TOMS RIVER – Explore the rich history, songs and legends of the Pine Barrens with “New Jersey’s Troubadour.” The Ocean County Library is pleased to present “Tunes & Tales with Valerie Vaughn” at four OCL branches. Long Beach Island Branch – 2 PM Saturday, April 20, 217 South Central Avenue, S… Read More
April 10, 2024
BRICK TOWNSHIP – Join the Friends of the Brick Library for a tour of Cape May, 8:15 AM until 5 PM Thursday, June 13. The trip includes a trolley ride of the city and a visit to the Emlen Physick Estate, plus gratutities. Please keep in mind that the estate is not equipped for handicapped access. T… Read More