August 30, 2023
TOMS RIVER – The Ocean County Library cordially invites you to attend its screening of South Football’s Impossible Dream, the story of Toms River High School South’s rise to gridiron glory, and a discussion with producer Sandra Levine 6:30 PM Thursday, September 21 in the Toms River Branch. South Football’s Impossible Dream chronicles the turnaround in fortune for the then-struggling team in the 1960s with the guidance of legendary Toms River... Read More
August 29, 2023
LACEY TOWNSHIP – Join us for relaxing afternoons that also support your health. Certified yoga instructor Linda Higley will lead chair yoga for adults and seniors through late autumn at the Ocean County Library Lacey Branch. The one-hour sessions will take place once monthly, on the following dates: Wednesday, September 27 – 2:30 PM Wednesday, October 25 – 2:30 PM Wednesday, November 15 – 2:30 PM The exercise method uses a... Read More
August 29, 2023
TOMS RIVER – Ever wonder what it was like to be a real-life pirate in the 18th century? The Ocean County Library Toms River Branch will host American Historical Theatre as actor Jill Lawrence brings to life pirate Anne Bonny in an all-ages interactive show, “Swashbucklers and Sea Dogs,” 6:30 PM Thursday, September 28. Notorious Pirate Captain Anne Bonny has sailed into a port near you! In between her busy schedule of swordplay, fisticuffs and... Read More
August 25, 2023
SURF CITY – Adults are welcome to spend a relaxing afternoon coloring while soothing music sparks the imagination at the Ocean County Library Long Beach Island Branch. “Adult Coloring and Conversation” will take place 2 PM Thursday, September 14. The program will be held on the second Thursday of each month at 2 PM. Meet new acquaintances and engage in breezy chat while creating your own original art. Materials will be provided, but feel free... Read More
August 25, 2023
SURF CITY – Experience the joy of graceful motion that rejuvenates the body and supports a healthy lifestyle during Chair Ballet, a monthly program starting 10 AM Monday, September 18 at the Ocean County Library Long Beach Island Branch. Branch Manager Laurence Krupinski will lead this low-impact, high-yield session that combines ballet with exercises for adults, all done while seated. See how basic ballet positions can contribute to correct... Read More
August 24, 2023
SURF CITY – Throughout the month of September, the Ocean County Library Long Beach Island Branch will feature historian Erik L. Burrow’s engaging, colorful display of informative panels and contemporary photographs that highlight the New Sweden colony, South Jersey’s earliest colonial settlement. He will offer a presentation at the Branch, 2 PM Saturday, September 2. Attendees will become familiar with South Jersey locales that reflect the... Read More
August 24, 2023
TOMS RIVER – Older adults who grapple with chronic pain have choices for medicating it. The Ocean County Library Lacey Branch will host the Ocean County Health Department presentation “Shore to Age Well” at two branches in September. Little Egg Harbor Branch – 3 PM Thursday, September 14; 290 Mathistown Road, (609) 294-1197. Lacey Branch – 10 AM Friday, September 15; 10 East Lacey Road, Forked River, (609) 693-8566. The one-hour... Read More
August 23, 2023
SURF CITY – Online shopping and transactions are convenient and easy, but unprotected personal data poses a temptation for Internet thieves. Learn how to keep your information safe during the Cyber Security seminar at the Ocean County Library Long Beach Island Branch, 10 AM Monday, September 11. Internet technology professional Robert Haines will explain ways to reduce the risk of stolen or compromised personal or financial information. Bring... Read More
August 22, 2023
BERKELEY TOWNSHIP – The Ocean County Library Berkeley Branch is pleased to present “Majestic Nature and Landscapes,” a photo exhibit by Kaylee McGrath and Red Rose Kay Photography and Multimedia, throughout the month of September. Patrons and visitors are invited to meet the artist during a reception in the OCL Berkeley Branch, 6:30 PM until 8:00 PM Thursday, September 21. All ages are welcome. Kaylee became interested in photography while... Read More
August 22, 2023
TOMS RIVER – Join celebrated chef, restauranteur and Emmy-winning television personality Lidia Mattichio Bastianich for an intimate chat about her memoir, My American Dream: A Life of Love, Family and Food, in the Ocean County Library’s Virtual Author Talk series, 7 PM Thursday, September 7. My American Dream, available at the Ocean County Library, is Lidia’s inspiring tale of her early years with her family, from origins in Pula on the... Read More