April 03, 2024
TOMS RIVER – Why do some people become iconic while others sink into obscurity? Does fame guarantee legacy? Award winning author Xochitl Gonzalez raises the point in her runaway bestseller Anita de Monte Laughs Last. Hear her witty perspectives during her Ocean County Library Virtual Author Talk, 8… Read More
April 03, 2024
TOMS RIVER –The Ocean County Library, the Mental Health Awareness Committee of Ocean County and the Ocean County chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) will mark Mental Health Awareness Month with their 2024 Mental Health Provider Fair at the OCL Toms River Branch, 4:30 PM to 7 PM… Read More
April 03, 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 02, 2024
STAFFORD TOWNSHIP – Few thrillers set at the Jersey Shore are as gripping and engaging as those by South Jersey native and retired Iowa surgeon Daniel J. Waters. Meet this fascinating, award-winning author during a Friends Adventure and book signing at the Ocean County Library Stafford Branch, 10 AM… Read More
April 01, 2024
TOMS RIVER – You’ll want to dance in the aisles when the Ocean County Library presents the David Cedeño Sextet  in the OCL Toms River Branch, 6:30 PM Wednesday, April 24. Bring your dancin’ shoes to Mancini Hall! David and his band will bring a sizzling salsa spin to your favorite golden oldie… Read More
April 01, 2024
SURF CITY - Gilded Age industrial titan Andrew Carnegie dedicated much of his fortune to the cause of literacy. Historian Rick Feingold will present “Andrew Carnegie: From Steel to the Building of Libraries” at the Ocean County Library Long Beach Island Branch, 2 PM Tuesday, April 30. Carnegie’s lo… Read More
March 27, 2024
TUCKERTON – Plunge into nearly 300 years of sunken vessels along the Jersey Shore as told by famed shipwreck diver Dan Lieb at the Tuckerton Library Association’s 2024 Open House in the Ocean County Library Tuckerton Branch, 7 PM Wednesday, April 24. The noted investigative diver will divulge detai… Read More
March 27, 2024
STAFFORD TOWNSHIP – Popularity never fades for quilting, one of America’s cherished crafting traditions. Hear Dr. Daisy Century‘s personal family recollections and make a small quilt of your own at the Ocean County Library Stafford Branch, 11:30 AM Thursday, April 25. Feel free to bring your favori… Read More
March 26, 2024
BRICK TOWNSHIP – Find something great to read, wear and eat, all in one place on one special day. The Friends of the Brick Library invite you to browse and buy during their fundraising Book, Bling, Bag and Bake Sale in the Ocean County Library Brick Branch, 10 AM through 2 PM Saturday, April 13. Th… Read More
March 26, 2024
MANCHESTER TOWNSHIP – The Ocean County Library is pleased to present the Kozak Ukrainian Dancers in the OCL Manchester Branch, 2 PM Tuesday, April 23. Founded in 2007 by Ukrainian-born Artistic Director Nadiya Lemega of Highlands, NJ and Musical Director Lina Karokhina, the troupe entertains throug… Read More