December 04, 2017
JACKSON – The Jackson Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “Holiday Karaoke with DJ KJ Sound Advise” 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16.Join the fun and sing your favorite holiday songs. Do not worry about your singing ability – the DJ can make your voice sound great.Registration is required for this free program. To register, call 732-928-4400 or visit tinyurl.com/JacksonKaraoke.
December 04, 2017
TOMS RIVER – Four branches of the Ocean County Library will host Red Cross blood drives.The Point Pleasant Boro Branch drive will take place 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16, 834 Beaver Dam Road. Visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-733-2767 to make an appointment.The Jackson Branch drive will be 2 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2 Jackson Drive. Visit redcrossblood.org to make an appointment. Donors will receive a voucher from the... Read More
December 01, 2017
JACKSON – A series of technology classes is coming to the Jackson Branch of the Ocean County Library, 2 Jackson Drive.“Computers 101” 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 11. This class will provide an overview of the mouse, keyboard, files, folders, saving documents, and more for new computer users.“Microsoft Word Basics” 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 12. Learn how to create and format a document, write text, change the size and color of words, print, and more.“... Read More
December 01, 2017
TOMS RIVER – Performer Dave DeLuca will sing a variety of holiday favorites at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9 at the Berkeley Library, 30 Station Rd. and at 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 14 at the Point Pleasant Borough Library, 834 Beaver Dam Rd.DeLuca has entertained many audiences at branches of the Ocean County Library with his tributes to legendary singers Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin.“Winter Wonderland” will be a feel-good, family-oriented event.... Read More
December 01, 2017
PLUMSTED – Performer Dave DeLuca will present “A Sinatra Christmas” at 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 14 at the Plumsted Branch of the Ocean County Library, 119 Evergreen Rd.DeLuca has entertained many audiences over the years at branches of the Ocean County Library with his tributes to legendary singers Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin.“A Sinatra Christmas” will feature DeLuca crooning his Sinatra act of holiday songs. No registration is required.
November 28, 2017
BRICK – The Brick Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “Storytelling Festival” on Saturday, Dec. 2, 301 Chambers Bridge Road.The event will contain two performances by Youth Stages. “Gingerbread Kid” will take place at 10 a.m. and “Genies, Lamps and Dreams: Tales of the Arabian Nights” at 3:30 p.m.Youth Stages utilize their theatre and education experience to nurture each child’s individuality.Registration is required for these free... Read More
November 13, 2017
JACKSON – The Jackson Branch of the Ocean County Library will screen the PBS documentary “Not in Our Town: Light in the Darkness” 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 20, 2 Jackson Drive.“Not in Our Town” documents Patchogue, New York coming together following a series of assaults against Latino residents.Registration is required for this free screening. To register, call 732-928-4400 or visit tinyurl.com/NIOTJacksonThis unrated film runs 60 minutes.
November 13, 2017
BARNEGAT - The Ocean County Library will offer “Yosi Presents: "Friends Around The World” at the Barnegat Branch, 112 Burr Street at 11 a.m. Friday, November 17.Children entertainer, Yosi will perform an interactive, educational and multicultural concert. The show will include sing-along songs, humor and dances as well as an introducing young children to musical instruments from around the world.The free program is suitable for all ages, but... Read More
November 10, 2017
POINT PLEASANT – Author Patricia H. Burke will host a host a book discussion at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec.13 at the Point Pleasant Branch of the Ocean County Library, 834 Beaver Dam Rd.Burke who wrote “Barnegat Bay Decoys and Gunning Clubs” will speak about her newly published book, “Gerard Rutgers Hardenbergh, Artist and Ornithologist.” Hardenbergh summered on his houseboat moored in Bay Head in the 19th century.The book discussion will be followed... Read More
November 08, 2017
STAFFORD - The Ocean County Library will offer an evening of art with a “Pine Shores Art Association, Art History Lecture” at the Stafford Branch, 129 N. Main Street in Manahawkin, 6 p.m - 9 p.m. Monday, November 27.The program will begin with a reception at 6 p.m. featuring an exhibit of artwork by Pine Shores artists including: Jan Becker, Nancy Camilleri, Joyce Ecochard, Nancy Edwards, Ruth Kramer, Paul Hartelius, Kathy Houck, June Merrifield... Read More