July 18, 2018
LONG BEACH ISLAND - The Ocean County Library will present “Journey to Antarctica” at the Long Beach Island Branch of the Ocean County Library, 217 S Central Ave, Surf City at 6 p.m. Monday, July 30.Jim and Patti Rahn, world travelers, will offer a PowerPoint presentation which will bring you up close and personal to the places, wildlife and landscapes of Antarctica.The presentation will display pictures they have taken on... Read More
July 16, 2018
JACKSON – The Ocean County Library will host “All About Autism” at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 25 at the Jackson Branch, 2 Jackson Drive.“All About Autism” is a discussion and support group for caregivers of those affected by autism.Teen volunteers will run supervised activities for children 12 or under.Registration is required for this free event. Please notify the branch when registering if you plan to bring children. To register or for more... Read More
July 16, 2018
JACKSON – The Ocean County Library will host a blood drive by the American Red Cross 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 31, at its Jackson Branch, 2 Jackson Drive.Donors will receive a voucher for five free items from the Jackson Friends of the Library’s Book Sale.Teens 16 years and older may donate with permission by parent or guardian.Walk-ins are welcomed but appointments are preferred. To make an appointment, call the branch at 732-928-4400 or... Read More
July 16, 2018
TOMS RIVER – BJ and the Band will headline the “Libraries Rock” concert series in August at multiple locations of the Ocean County Library.The community is invited to celebrate summer with the soulful sound of Motown. BJ Adams is the band leader and performs lead vocals. He is a popular performer at venues throughout the New York metropolitan area and he has made singing appearances on television.The members of the band are Frank Agliata (lead... Read More
July 16, 2018
BARNEGAT – The work of visual artist Martin Mayo will be on display at the Barnegat Branch of the Ocean County Library, 112 Burr St., throughout the month of August.Mayo, a resident of Barnegat, is also a musician and performer. He graduated from Parsons School of Design and works in mixed media including acrylic, pen and ink, house paint, and collage.The artist’s work has been published in many magazines and newspapers including The New York... Read More
July 16, 2018
LONG BEACH ISLAND – Enjoy an afternoon of stress free coloring and enjoy a pastry at 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, at the Long Beach Island Branch, of the Ocean County Library, 217 S. Central Ave. Surf City. Bring your own coloring book and pencils or use the library’s during the program “Colored Pencils and Pastries.”The event is free but registration is required. To register, call the branch at 609-494-2480 or visit theoceancountylibrary.org... Read More
July 13, 2018
TOMS RIVER –The Ocean County Library is pleased to announce that it will host “Mystery and Magic – New Jersey’s Pinelands,” a month-long photography exhibit by Albert D. Horner.The collection, which will be displayed in the McConnell Gallery at the Toms River Branch of the Ocean County Library, 101 Washington St. during August, consists of nature photography.Horner has been exploring the Pinelands National Reserve since childhood; using this... Read More
July 13, 2018
LONG BEACH ISLAND – The Ocean County Library will host a blood drive by the American Red Cross from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19, in the meeting room of the Long Beach Island Branch, 217 S. Central Ave., Surf City.Blood donations are always needed. Registration is required. To register, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-733-2767 to make an appointment.
July 13, 2018
LONG BEACH ISLAND – Professor Ken Konchan will host his annual lecture series at 10 a.m. Tuesday, September 11 at the Long Beach Island Branch, 217 S. Central Ave.,Surf City with a presentation of the documentary, “The Unimaginable Journey of Peter Ertel.”The documentary focuses on a German forced into Hitler’s army, who helps rebuild his country after the war. After living in a POW camp in the U.S., he gets a job in a Jewish-owned company in... Read More
July 13, 2018
LONG BEACH ISLAND – Meet science fiction author Frank Andriuli at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept.15, at the Long Beach Island Branch, 217 S. Central Ave. Surf City.Andriuli will talk about his new book “The People Factory.”  In a world where human-like robots (androids) have become commonplace, former military officer, Steve Renna purchases one he calls Vanessa. He discovers that some of these androids have their own agenda.Vanessa must determine... Read More