February 12, 2019
TOMS RIVER – Ocean County Library welcomes an evening of Celtic celebration with multiple events hosted by award-winning, Irish musician and teacher Colm Keegan on Friday, March 8, at the Toms River Branch, 101 Washington St.Beginning at 4 p.m., Keegan will present his “Introduction to the Irish Language.” Participants will learn Irish phrases and basic communication. To register, call 732-349-6200 or visit http://bit.ly/ColmKeeganOCLAt 6:30 p.m... Read More
February 12, 2019
TOMS RIVER – The Toms River Branch of the Ocean County Library, 101 Washington Street, Toms River will host a series of programs featuring performances from members of the Garden State Philharmonic with a hands-on segment for children to try out featured instruments. All programs are for children ages 6-12 and their families.Introduce your child to the joys of classical music through five presentations by the professional musicians of the Garden... Read More
February 11, 2019
JACKSON – The Jackson Branch of the Ocean County Library will host a variety of programs throughout the month of March.“AARP Tax Assistance” 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursdays, Mar. 7, 14, 21, and 28. Receive free tax assistance by members of AARP. There is no age requirement but appointments are required. Bring previous year(s) returns, photo ID, social security or I-Tin card, and all relevant tax documents related to the tax years to be prepared.... Read More
February 07, 2019
JACKSON – The Jackson Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “Knit-Chat-Chain Volunteers” on Mondays.Join our fellow hook and needle enthusiasts and create a variety of items to donate to various charitable organizations, as well as work on your own project. Knitters and crocheters of all skill levels are welcome. Yarn will be provided.Meeting times alternate between 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Call the branch at 732-928-4400, check the monthly... Read More
February 06, 2019
LONG BEACH ISLAND – The Long Beach Island Branch of the Ocean County Library will host an Irish-themed craft for kids at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Mar. 13.The “Lucky Leapin’ Leprechauns” of the Garden Club of LBI will show how to make a pot of gold flower arrangement for children grades 3 to 6.The branch is located at 217 S. Central Ave., Surf City.Registration for children is required for this free event by Mar. 6. To register, call the branch at... Read More
February 06, 2019
TOMS RIVER – The Homebound and Volunteer Services Department of the Ocean County Library has embarked on a project to get much needed toiletries to the foster children of Ocean County.Donations of toothbrushes, toothpaste, deodorant, portable hand sanitizer, soap, shampoo, conditioner, combs, brushes, socks, and feminine products will be accepted at five branches of the Ocean County Library. The following branches have set up donation boxes... Read More
February 01, 2019
LONG BEACH ISLAND – The Long Beach Island Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “New Jersey Resources Solar Program” at 7 p.m. Monday, Mar. 4.Go green, help the environment, and combat rising energy costs. This program will teach you how to regenerate your own clean energy instead of paying for traditional electricity.Solar Energy Consultant Nicholas Ianiello will present.The branch is located at 217 S. Central Ave., Surf City.... Read More
February 01, 2019
LONG BEACH ISLAND – The Long Beach Island Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “Wearin’ of the Green – Songs from Ireland” at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Mar. 13.Gerry Murray, a musician from County Cavan, Ireland, will perform popular and traditional Irish songs with a fellow Irish entertainer. Refreshments will be provided courtesy of Amergael.This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Island Library.The branch is located at 217 S. Central... Read More
January 31, 2019
BARNEGAT – The Barnegat Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “The Fiddle in America” at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28.Listen to music and have a high-energy conversation with Dr. Matthew Backes, Ph.D. about the fiddle’s role in historical tradition, its cultural influence, and its style and technique.This program is made possible by a grant from the New Jersey Council for the Humanities Public Scholars Project and the Friends of the Barnegat... Read More
January 30, 2019
JACKSON – The Jackson Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “Achieving Financial Fitness” at 2 p.m. Monday, Mar. 4.Laura Reeves, owner of LJR Financial, will present a fun and interactive approach to organizing one’s finances. Learn when to get rid of certain documents and how to organize and maintain financial paperwork.The program will also cover the three most important documents one should have in case of an emergency, as well as how... Read More