May 18, 2018
JACKSON – The Ocean County Library will host a screening of the documentary “Our Lips Are Sealed” at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 5 at the Jackson Branch, 2 Jackson Drive.“Our Lips Are Sealed” is a documentary about the longest continuous kiss that broke the Guinness World Record in 2010. The kiss was hailed as “the kiss heard around the world” and was the inspiration for the novel “Two Boys Kissing” by bestselling author David Levithan.The screening... Read More
May 18, 2018
JACKSON – The Ocean County Library will host a classical music concert at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 16 at the Jackson Branch, 2 Jackson Drive.This concert is a piano recital which will feature students from the Verity Academy. It will include selections from the baroque to modern eras, including Bach, Mozart, and Beethoven.This is an all ages event.Registration is required for this free event. To register, call 732-928-4400 or visit... Read More
May 08, 2018
TOMS RIVER – Enjoy a “Spring Fling” from noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 22, at the Toms River Branch of the Ocean County Library, 101 Washington St. Toms River.This free event is for adults with special challenges and their caretakers and will feature DJ services donated by DJ Shawn Party Hardy and balloon sculpting services donated by Cheryl Schwendel.This program is being sponsored by the Ocean County Library’s Serving Adults with Special... Read More
May 08, 2018
TOMS RIVER – The Ocean County Library proudly presents New York Times Best Selling author Chris Bohjalian at 6:30 p.m. Monday, June 4 at the Toms River Branch, 101 Washington St.A master of literary suspense, Bohjalian’s latest novel, “The Flight Attendant,” has received positive reviews from USA Today and many other publications.Bohjalian will discuss his newest novel and what influences him as a writer. There will be a book signing following... Read More
May 08, 2018
TOMS RIVER – Are you looking for a job in healthcare? The Ocean County Library is hosting a healthcare job fair from 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 16 at the Toms River Branch, 101 Washington St.The job fair will include more than 20 employers looking to find employees for full-time, part-time, per-diem, and substitute employment positions.Available positions include: registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, certified nursing assistants,... Read More
May 08, 2018
TOMS RIVER – Music lovers are invited to the Toms River Branch of the Ocean County Library, 101 Washington St., for a performance by the Toms River Multigenerational Orchestra at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 23.This local group brings together musicians of all ages and skill levels who put on dynamic and engaging concerts. The orchestra will play a selection of favorite classics as well as original compositions.This program is free and open to the... Read More
May 08, 2018
JACKSON – The Jackson Branch of the Ocean County Library will host a question and answer session on “What is MyPI?,” a summer camp to teach teens about natural disaster preparation.This session will take place 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 29, 2 Jackson Drive.Laura Eppinger of Ocean County 4-H Rutgers Cooperative Extension will explain the MyPI Camp, which will run from June 25 to August 13 at the Jackson Branch. Sixteen hours of instruction will take... Read More
May 08, 2018
LONG BEACH ISLAND – A “Milton Hershey School Information Session” will take place at 6 p.m to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 9 at the Ocean County Library’s Long Beach Island Branch, 217 S. Central Ave. in Surf City.Stacey Spangenburg, Admissions Counselor at Milton Hershey School (MHS), will explain how promising children from income-eligible families can become students of the cost-free school located in Hershey, PA.The session will provide helpful... Read More
May 08, 2018
LONG BEACH ISLAND -  The Ocean County Library will present “Forgotten Flu…Now Remembered” at 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Thursday, May 17 at the Long Beach Island Branch, 217 S. Central Ave. in Surf City.Jim Curley, presenter, will provide insight into the flu outbreak of 1918 known as the Spanish flu. There will be a discussion of the U.S. and world responses, the heroes who battled this deadly influenza pandemic as well as... Read More
May 08, 2018
TOMS RIVER -  The Ocean County Library will present “Ikebana Japanese Flower Arranging” at two branches.Glenys Baulderstone, artist and presenter, will introduce the technique of Ikebana, a highly stylized art of Japanese flower arranging. Unlike Western arrangements, Ikebana focuses on the individual stem, leaf or flower.The program will take place at the following branches:•           Long... Read More