All branches of the Ocean County Library will be closed Sunday, May 26 and Monday, May 27 in observance of Memorial Day. All branches will reopen at regular hours Tuesday, May 28.
April 27, 2019
LONG BEACH ISLAND – The Long Beach Island Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “Friends Big Two-Day Book Sale” at 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, May 31, and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jun. 1.Get ready for summer with sizzling deals on great reads. Find bargains on a wide variety of paperbacks and hardcovers.Proceeds from this event benefit the Friends of the Island Library. The Friends help enhance library facilities and provide services and... Read More
April 27, 2019
LONG BEACH ISLAND – The Long Beach Island Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “Stroke and Brain Injury Prevention” at 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 15.Allen Cayanan, occupational therapist specializing in stroke and brain injury rehabilitation, will discuss ways to prevent stroke and brain injury.The branch is located at 217 S. Central Ave., Surf City.Registration is required for this free event. To register, call the branch at 609-494-2480 or... Read More
April 27, 2019
LONG BEACH ISLAND – The Long Beach Island Branch of the Ocean County Library will host an information session on eligibility for receiving free tuition at Ocean County College from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, May 20.Come to the information table at the branch and meet Mikaela Polchak, Admissions Representative from Ocean County College, who will be available for questions.The branch is located at 217 S. Central Ave., Surf City.Registration is not... Read More
April 24, 2019
JACKSON – The Jackson Branch of the Ocean County Library will host a job fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 11.Are you looking for a job? Connect with employers and businesses from diverse industries. Employment opportunities include office and administration, retail, healthcare, and more.This program is funded by the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development Career Connections grant.The branch is located at 2 Jackson Drive... Read More
April 24, 2019
TOMS RIVER – The Ocean County Library is excited to announce they now offer auto-renewals. All eligible items will auto-renew on your account and there is no need to sign up for this new service.The new due date will be extended from the original due date, adding another loan period. Eligible items may be renewed up to two times.Patrons will receive notice of item auto-renewal 2 days prior to the due date. New due dates will be based on the... Read More
April 24, 2019
STAFFORD – The Stafford Branch of the Ocean County Library will host a performance by South Pacific Island Dancers at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 30.Visit the library for an exciting evening of Polynesian dance with New Jersey’s own South Pacific Island Dancers in honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Stafford Library.The branch is located at 129. North Main Street, Manahawkin.Registration is... Read More
April 22, 2019
MANCHESTER – The Manchester Branch of the Ocean County Library will host its regularly scheduled events throughout the month of May.“Wednesday Movies” 6 p.m. Wednesdays, May 1, 8, 22, and 29. Watch movies on the big screen without the admission fee of a movie theater. There will be no movie on May 15. No registration required. Call the branch at 732-657-7600 or visit theoceancountylibrary.org/events for film information.“Chicks with Sticks” 6:30... Read More
April 22, 2019
TOMS RIVER – The Toms River Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “Beyond the Sea: The Life and Times of Bobby Darin” at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 11.Jimmy Scalia, record producer, disc jockey, and documentarian of American popular music, will speak about the life of musician Bobby Darin through memorabilia, music, and video clips, exploring the achievements, drive, and talent of the legendary entertainer. Scalia is the official archivist of... Read More
April 22, 2019
TOMS RIVER – The Ocean County Library’s Homeschool Fair will take place 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, May 17 at the Toms River Branch.The fair will include information tables featuring local services, businesses, and curriculum vendors. It will also feature guest speakers, discussion groups, discussion groups, live demos, curriculum swap, and entertainment for kids.LaNissir James, Educational Consultant for Home School Legal Defense Association will... Read More
April 22, 2019
TOMS RIVER – The Toms River Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “There’s a Therapist for That?” at 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 15.In honor of Women’s Health Month, physical therapist Nicole Freitas from Inner Dynamics Physical Therapy will present on the scope, diagnoses, and practices of pelvic physical therapy.Physical therapists from Inner Dynamics treat women and men who suffer from bladder dysfunction, constipation, postsurgical... Read More