July 24, 2018
MANCHESTER – The Ocean County Library will host three programs as part of its “Chapters of Health” series at the Manchester Branch, 21 Colonial Drive. Chapters of Health programs will provide information on health topics.“Take Control of Your Health: Chronic Disease Self-Management” 10 a.m. Thursdays, August 16, 23, 30, September 6, 13, 20. This six-session course will help individuals with chronic conditions increase confidence and feel less... Read More
July 24, 2018
MANCHESTER – The Ocean County Library will host two concerts at its Manchester Branch as part of their featured events for August.“Rhythm ‘N Sound Rocks the Library” 2 p.m. Saturday, August 11. Rhythm ‘N Sound plays rock and pop music from the 50s through the 70s, including The Four Seasons, The Beach Boys, Neil Diamond, classic standards, Motown, and more. Their high-energy show is sure to get the audience involved. Rhythm ‘N Sound has been... Read More
July 24, 2018
MANCHESTER – Are you an artist looking for a venue to show off your talents? The Manchester Library of the Ocean County Library is searching for art to display on the walls of the meeting room.Each month the Manchester Branch showcases a different exhibit of drawings, paintings, photographs, or a combination thereof by local artists.The branch is located at 21 Colonial Drive in Manchester Township.Call Librarian Laurence Krupinski at 732-657-... Read More
July 18, 2018
LONG BEACH ISLAND - The Ocean County Library will present “Journey to Antarctica” at the Long Beach Island Branch of the Ocean County Library, 217 S Central Ave, Surf City at 6 p.m. Monday, July 30.Jim and Patti Rahn, world travelers, will offer a PowerPoint presentation which will bring you up close and personal to the places, wildlife and landscapes of Antarctica.The presentation will display pictures they have taken on... Read More
July 16, 2018
JACKSON – The Ocean County Library will host “All About Autism” at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 25 at the Jackson Branch, 2 Jackson Drive.“All About Autism” is a discussion and support group for caregivers of those affected by autism.Teen volunteers will run supervised activities for children 12 or under.Registration is required for this free event. Please notify the branch when registering if you plan to bring children. To register or for more... Read More
July 16, 2018
JACKSON – The Ocean County Library will host a blood drive by the American Red Cross 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 31, at its Jackson Branch, 2 Jackson Drive.Donors will receive a voucher for five free items from the Jackson Friends of the Library’s Book Sale.Teens 16 years and older may donate with permission by parent or guardian.Walk-ins are welcomed but appointments are preferred. To make an appointment, call the branch at 732-928-4400 or... Read More
July 16, 2018
TOMS RIVER – BJ and the Band will headline the “Libraries Rock” concert series in August at multiple locations of the Ocean County Library.The community is invited to celebrate summer with the soulful sound of Motown. BJ Adams is the band leader and performs lead vocals. He is a popular performer at venues throughout the New York metropolitan area and he has made singing appearances on television.The members of the band are Frank Agliata (lead... Read More
July 16, 2018
BARNEGAT – The work of visual artist Martin Mayo will be on display at the Barnegat Branch of the Ocean County Library, 112 Burr St., throughout the month of August.Mayo, a resident of Barnegat, is also a musician and performer. He graduated from Parsons School of Design and works in mixed media including acrylic, pen and ink, house paint, and collage.The artist’s work has been published in many magazines and newspapers including The New York... Read More
July 16, 2018
LONG BEACH ISLAND – Enjoy an afternoon of stress free coloring and enjoy a pastry at 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, at the Long Beach Island Branch, of the Ocean County Library, 217 S. Central Ave. Surf City. Bring your own coloring book and pencils or use the library’s during the program “Colored Pencils and Pastries.”The event is free but registration is required. To register, call the branch at 609-494-2480 or visit theoceancountylibrary.org... Read More
July 13, 2018
TOMS RIVER –The Ocean County Library is pleased to announce that it will host “Mystery and Magic – New Jersey’s Pinelands,” a month-long photography exhibit by Albert D. Horner.The collection, which will be displayed in the McConnell Gallery at the Toms River Branch of the Ocean County Library, 101 Washington St. during August, consists of nature photography.Horner has been exploring the Pinelands National Reserve since childhood; using this... Read More