June 08, 2017
BARNEGAT - The Ocean County Library will offer “Barnegat Bay: A National Estuary” at the Barnegat Branch, 112 Burr Street, at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 20.Karen Walzer, Public Outreach Coordinator for the Barnegat Bay Partnership, will provide an interactive presentation demonstrating how the wetlands and other bay habitats help protect coastal communities. Learn how scientists evaluate the health of this valuable estuary and how we are all... Read More
June 08, 2017
LACEY - The Ocean County Library will showcase “An Afternoon Opera Recital with Christa Dalmazio” at the Lacey Branch of the Ocean County Library, 10 East Lacey Road in Forked River at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 17.Entertain your ears with the operatic tunes of Puccini, Verdi, Mozart and Strauss brought to life by soprano vocalist, Christa Dalmazio and accompanied by pianist Chun-Wei Kang.The program is free and open to the public, but registration... Read More
June 07, 2017
BARNEGAT - The Ocean County Library will offer four “StoryWalk® on Burr Street” programs for children to read and walk from the Barnegat Branch, 112 Burr St. to the Robert L. Horbelt Elementary School, 104 Burr St.Families can begin at either the library or school and walk along an adjoining sidewalk to read Ezra Jack Keats’ book “Over in the Meadow.” Laminated pages from this children's book will be displayed along an outdoor path. As... Read More
June 06, 2017
POINT PLEASANT – Celebrate the life of singer, actor, and comedian Dean Martin on Friday, June 23 at 11 a.m. at the Point Pleasant Branch of the Ocean County Library, 834 Beaver Dam Rd.Celebrate the 100th birthday of the “King of Cool” during “That’s Amore: A Century of Dean Martin.” Entertainer Dave DeLuca will replicate Martin’s relaxed, crooning voice as he performs signature songs such as “Memories are Made of This,” “Everybody Loves... Read More
June 06, 2017
POINT PLEASANT –  Celebrate the life of singer, actor, and comedian Dean Martin on Friday, June 23 at 11 a.m. at the Point Pleasant Branch of the Ocean County Library, 834 Beaver Dam Rd.Celebrate the 100th birthday of the “King of Cool” during “That’s Amore: A Century of Dean Martin.” Entertainer Dave DeLuca will replicate Martin’s relaxed, crooning voice as he performs signature songs such as “Memories are Made of This,” “Everybody Loves... Read More
June 05, 2017
TOMS RIVER - The Ocean County Library will offer “Sciencetellers Present: Building Tall Ships& Pirate Tales” at eight branches this summer.Sciencetellers provides positive, interactive and educational science programs. Libraryaudiences will enjoy an action-packed adventure about quirky pirates on a desert island withinteractive science experiments to bring the story to life.Volunteers from the audience will participate in exploring the... Read More
May 25, 2017
LONG BEACH ISLAND – Unravel the mystery behind surf fishing and the methods behind it during three programs being held at the Ocean County Library’s Long Beach Island Branch, 217 S. Central Ave. in Surf City.“Surf Fishing 101: Parts I and II” will take place at 7 p.m. Monday, June 12 and 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 14. Surf fishing expert John Sweet will discuss what gear and bait to use in our local waters. This program will also include insight to... Read More
May 24, 2017
WARETOWN – The Ocean County Library will present “Digital Journey - The Art of John Delaney,” an exhibit and reception 7 p.m. Monday, June 5 at the Waretown Branch, 112 Main Street.Artist John Delaney creates complex visual pieces using unique and artistic tools including a cell phone and various digital applications. These tools help to manipulate layers of images in a montage of imagination and reality.Registration is not required for this... Read More
May 24, 2017
JACKSON – The Ocean County Library’s Cultural Awareness Team, in partnership with the Jackson Friends of the Library will provide insight into the Muslim headdress, the hijab, through the film “Under One Sky.” The program will be held from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm on Monday, June 12 at the Jackson Branch, 2 Jackson Drive, Jackson, NJ 08527.Arab women living in North America explain the ideologies behind the veil, as they tear away the labels imposed... Read More
May 19, 2017
TOMS RIVER – The Ocean County Library’s Brick Branch is now offering an in-house laptop lending program. “Keeping pace with the rapid technology changes and needs of the community is essential in providing the level of service that our customers have come to expect from the Ocean County Library,” states Dave Evans, Manager of the Ocean County Library’s Technology Department.This kiosk includes six Dell e5470s and six MacBook Air 13s that are... Read More