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Programming for All Ages

For a complete list of programming visit our calendar of events.

Children

Jenkinson’s Aquarium: Parrot Palooza

July 1, 10:30 am

Attend this virtual presentation for a chance to meet a parrot while learning all about these colorful and intelligent birds.

 

Paper Magic with Doug Wonder

July 6, 2:30 pm/ August 2, 6:30 pm/ August 20, 10:30 am

Simple, amazing magic tricks that you can learn, make, and perform with nothing more than a printed paper, scissors, and glue. Virtual Magic Class on Zoom

 

Eyes of the Wild

July 9, 10:30 am/ July 28, 6:30 pm/ August 6, 2:30 pm

Calling all animal lovers! Celebrate the paw-sitively wonderful summer reading theme Tails & Tales with a virtual live animal show presented by acclaimed wildlife rescue, Eyes of the Wild. Virtual Animal Show on Zoom.

 

Cape May Zoo Live Tour

July 10, 9:30 am/ July 22, 9:30 am/ August 11, 9:30 am

Put on your zookeeper's hat and let's explore Cape May County Zoo. Virtual Zoo Tour on Zoom.

 

Dinosaur Fossils with Dinoman!

July 15, 6:30 pm/ July 26, 2:30 pm/ August 18, 10:30 am

Fossils up close, fossils under a microscope, stories about fossils.  Will there be fossils on toast with cheesy sauce?  No.  But there will be magic, fun, and questions and answers. Virtual Program on Zoom.

 

Jenkinson’s Aquarium: Sloth Safari

July 20, 6:30 pm

Meet Wally, our two-toed sloth, and learn all about this amazing animal from the keepers who know him best! Get your questions and cameras ready!

 

Comics Step-by-Step With Gale Galligan

August 10, 6:30 pm

Join us for live illustrator visit from Gale Gilligan, cartoonist and creator of New York Times bestselling The Baby-sitters Club graphic novel adaptations, will share her story and conduct a comic step-by-step. Virtual Program on Zoom.

 

Jenkinson’s Aquarium: Penguin Pointers

August 23, 2:30 pm

Meet one of our famous feathered friends while learning about them and their wild cousins.

 

Virtual Author Visit with Dan Gutman

August 26, 6:30 pm

Join us for a live author visit with Dan Gutman, author of My Weird School and the Baseball Card Adventures. Virtual Program on Zoom.

Teens

Summer Volunteering S.A.I.L.

This virtual volunteer program allows teens the opportunity to serve their community while learning, sharing and having fun at the same time! The teen volunteer program, Service and Achievement In the Library (S.A.I.L) is offered to teens that have completed at least 7th grade. Applications are being accepted now through July 10th.

 

June Pride Programming

Hello World: The Fabulous Life & Times of RuPaul

June 10, 10:30 am

 

So You Want to Be . . . An LGBTQ Activist?

June 23, 6 pm

 

Our Story: A Panel Discussion- PFLAG Jersey Shore

June 16, 6pm

 

PRIDE Flag Bingo

June 29, 6pm

 

YA Author Series:

Molly Ostertag | Graphic Novelist: June 10, 6:00 pm

P.C. Cast & Kristen | Paranormal/Fantasy: June 24, 6:00 pm

Megan McCafferty | Sloppy Firsts Author: July 8, 6:00 pm

Elizabeth Lim | Romance /Fantasy: July 22, 6:00 pm

Katie Zhao | Cinese American Thriller: August 12, 6:00 pm

Gretchen McNeil | Murder Comedy: August 26, 6:00 pm

Adults

Bird Watching Essentials: A Series

Birding 101: July 7, 6:30 pm

Here They Come - Spring Migration: July 14, 6:30 pm

Hey, What's that Bird?: July 21, 6:30 pm

Raptors of NJ: July 28, 6:30 pm

Bird Photography: August 4, 6:30 pm

Birds of the Pine Barrens: August 11, 6:30 pm

 

Our Story: A Panel Discussion- PFLAG Jersey Shore

June 16, 6pm

 

Tell Your Tale: A Series

Where did Toms River Come From?: June 24, 2:30 pm

Wisdom Tales from Around the World: June 29, 6:30 pm

She Came to Slay: July 10, 1:00 pm

Secrets of the NYC Subways: July 13, 3:00 pm

Out of Rushmore's Shadow: July 20, 3:00pm

Introduction to Personal Storytelling: August 10, 6:30 pm