November 01, 2023
TOMS RIVER – Join internationally-famed poet, musician and writer of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation Joy Harjo for an illuminating conversation about her life and career in the Ocean County Library’s Virtual Author Talk series, 4 PM Thursday, November 16. “Why She Writes: An Afternoon Chat with Joy Harjo” will introduce you to the United States Poet Laureate’s observations about poetry, justice and healing, key points in her memoir Catching the... Read More
November 01, 2023
TOMS RIVER – The Ocean County Library is pleased to present a program that will familiarize senior citizens with Japanese healing practice known as Reiki and its ability to support relaxation and well-being. “Serenity Touch: A Reiki Program for Seniors” will be offered at three OCL branches: Plumsted Branch – 11 AM Saturday, December 2, 119 Evergreen Road, New Egypt, (609) 758-7888. Point Pleasant Borough Branch – 11 AM Saturday,... Read More
October 30, 2023
TOMS RIVER – The Ocean County Library Toms River Branch is pleased to present vivid imagery created by members of the River Pointe Photography Club of Manchester throughout the month of November. The photos in the Second Floor Gallery consist of a wide variety of styles and subjects, from nature studies to artfully processed images, captured with amateur and professional equipment. Begun in 2010, the club allows River Pointe residents... Read More
October 30, 2023
STAFFORD TOWNSHIP – The Ocean County Library Stafford Branch is pleased to begin hosting meetings of the Manahawkin Huntington’s Support Group. The next meeting will begin at 6:30 PM Wednesday, November 15, and will continue on the third Wednesday of every month. Anyone who copes with Huntington’s Disease, caregivers, family members, friends, and people who wish to know more are welcome to join. Leaders Bob Sylvia and Christine Sylvia note... Read More
October 27, 2023
TOMS RIVER – Tiffany “The Budgetnista” Aliche, whose personal financial setbacks and dramatic turnaround produced her best-selling Get Good with Money, will offer ways to develop a budgetary action plan during her appearance in the Ocean County Library Virtual Author Talk series, 2 PM Thursday, November 9. Tiffany co-hosts the award-winning Brown Ambition podcast. She dispenses financial advice on The Real, in national dailies and periodicals... Read More
October 27, 2023
JACKSON TOWNSHIP – Wondering what the future might have in store? Have questions about relationships, career, or prospects? The Jackson Friends of the Ocean County Library invite you to their fundraising Psychic Fair, 4 PM until 8:15 PM Thursday, November 30 at the OCL Jackson Branch. Make an appointment for a 15-minute session with the psychic of your choice: Kassandra, Kirsten, Margaret or Belle. Fifty percent of every $30 cash-only... Read More
October 26, 2023
SURF CITY – Sweden’s role in early South Jersey settlement is only one fascinating aspect of this influential Scandinavian nation. Take a glimpse into Swedish traditions and modern life and create a specially-themed craft, 10 AM Wednesday, November 15, at the Ocean County Library Long Beach Island Branch. Join us for an exploration of the customs, technology, environmental awareness, and holiday celebrations that distinguish Sweden on the... Read More
October 26, 2023
SURF CITY – The Ocean County Library Long Beach Island Branch is pleased to display oil paintings, watercolors and charcoal sketches by award-winning local artist Nadine Yura throughout the month of November. “Summer Retrospective,” is a collection of work from summers past and present that evoke the feeling of being “down the shore.” The Barnegat resident’s impressionistic and sometimes abstract interpretations have been shown in group... Read More
October 25, 2023
TOMS RIVER – The Ocean County Library Toms River Branch will conclude Library operations at 5 PM Tuesday, October 31, to accommodate the Toms River Halloween Parade. As one of 10 Early Voting locations designated by the Office of the Ocean County Clerk, the Branch will remain accessible through 8 PM for those wishing to cast ballots. The Library’s remaining 20 branches and reading centers will follow normal hours of operation. Library... Read More
October 24, 2023
LACEY TOWNSHIP – If your personal information lands in the hands of fraudsters and thieves, it could mean financial and personal calamity. Learn how to protect yourself from identity theft, 1:00 PM and 3:00 PM Tuesday, November 14 at the Ocean County Library Lacey Branch. Michael R. Healy, First Vice President and Security Officer of Kearny Bank and a former member of the Irvington Police Department, will provide information designed to help... Read More