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Ocean County Library Beachwood Branch’s 50th Anniversary! Join the Festivities at Beachwood Community Center

September 25, 2023

BEACHWOOD – The Ocean County Library is pleased to invite you to a celebration marking 50 years of the Beachwood Branch’s membership in the OCL system. A fun, festive Golden Anniversary party will begin at 2 PM Saturday, October 14 in the Beachwood Community Center, 147 Compass Avenue.

Bring the family! There will be light refreshments for all and drop-in crafts for children while the Strictly 60s Band keeps the center rocking through the afternoon.

Founded in 1923 by the Women’s Club of Beachwood, the Library later relocated from the Beachwood Chapel to the building donated by Nathan Trowbridge Pulsipher in memory of his wife, Almira Pulsipher. It was incorporated in 1944 as the Pulsipher Memorial Library.

An agreement among the Borough of Beachwood, which owns the building, the Pulsipher Library Board of Trustees, and the Ocean County Library ushered the library into the OCL system in 1973. The trustees evolved into the Friends of the Beachwood Library.

Please register each attendee individually at for this free event. For more information, visit the OCL Beachwood Branch, 126 Beachwood Boulevard, or call (732) 244-4573.

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