The Little Egg Harbor Branch will be closed until further notice for electrical repairs. More Information.
October 02, 2019
TOMS RIVER – The Ocean County Library will host its fifth annual “FanNation: The Geekstravaganza” at the Toms River Branch from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23. FanNation is a multi-genre fandom convention for science fiction, gaming, comic books, animation, anime, fantasy, horror, steampunk, and everything in between. Programming will be geared toward adults and teens 12+.FanNation will feature panels, workshops, presentations, crafts,... Read More
October 01, 2019
TOMS RIVER – All branches of the Ocean County Library will be closed Tuesday, Nov. 5 for Election Day.They will reopen Wednesday, Nov. 6.We encourage our customers to use the library’s online resources, including databases, ebooks, emagazines, and online classes which are available through theoceancountylibrary.org.
September 30, 2019
TOMS RIVER – The Ocean County Library is joining public libraries nationwide in a new digital reading program, the Libraries Transform Book Pick, which offers access to the same ebook for a two-week period. The first ebook selection is the newly released title “After the Flood” by Kassandra Montag, published by William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers.“After the Flood” will be available Oct. 7 to 21 through the Ocean County Library... Read More
September 26, 2019
JACKSON – The Jackson Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “Friends Fun Fair” from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22.Celebrate National Friends of the Library Month with fun, games, raffles, crafts for children and adults, refreshments, and more. There will be face painting from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.The branch is located at 2 Jackson Drive.Registration is not required for this event. For more information, call the branch at 732-928-4400 or... Read More
September 26, 2019
MANCHESTER – The Manchester Branch of the Ocean County Library will host an arts and crafts fundraiser fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9.The Friends of the Manchester Branch are currently accepting interested parties who would like to sell their work. Reservations are $15 and will include a five-foot table. No money will be taken from sales.To rent a table, call 732-657-5534.Proceeds from reservations will benefit the Friends of the... Read More
September 26, 2019
MANCHESTER – The Manchester Branch of the Ocean County Library will host a psychic fair fundraiser from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12.Five psychic readers will share their expertise of astrology, tarot cards, and more. There is a $20 cash only donation for a private reading. Attendees may sign up for private sessions upon arrival at the event. All readings are for entertainment purposes only.Proceeds will go toward the Friends of the... Read More
September 26, 2019
TOMS RIVER – The Toms River Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “Adult Writers’ Group” at 6:30 p.m. Monday. Oct. 21 in the Green Room.Join other writers to explore your skills in this informal session. Aspiring or published novelists, poets, screenwriters, or playwrights of any level or genre can meet new people, get and give feedback, and share ideas with others.Participants should bring their work to the workshop along with pencil and... Read More
September 26, 2019
TOMS RIVER – The Toms River Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “The Early American Swedish Colonial” in the McConnell Gallery throughout the month of October.“The Early American Swedish Colonial,” brought by history advocate Erik Burro, consists of freestanding panels depicting the history of the New Sweden colony in southern New Jersey.The exhibit was created by the New Sweden Center in Wilmington, Delaware and the Swedish American... Read More
September 25, 2019
TOMS RIVER – The Toms River Branch of the Ocean county Library will host “Meet the Author Lisa Scottoline” at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16 in Mancini Hall.Join bestselling author Lisa Scottoline for a talk and Q&A, which will be followed by a book selling and book signing.Tickets for this event are $30 are include a copy of Scottoline’s newest novel “Someone Knows.” Funds will benefit the Friends of the Ocean County Library.Tickets are available... Read More
September 23, 2019
MANCHESTER – The Manchester Branch of the Ocean County Library will host various featured events throughout October.“Brain Games for Adults” 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1. Exercise your mind and keep your thinking sharp with fun games, puzzles, and other activities.“Advocating for People with Special Needs” 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 3. Special needs advocate Sandi Bongart will talk about her work and passion supporting people with special needs.“Purrfect... Read More