June 18, 2024
TOMS RIVER – The Ocean County Library Toms River Branch is pleased to feature  “Sweet Dreams Sandcastle Illustrations” by New Jersey artist and children’s author Melissa Hood, June 24 through August 31. Patrons and visitors can meet Melissa during her Artist Reception in the Branch, 6 until 8 P… Read More
June 18, 2024
JACKSON TOWNSHIP – New Jersey’s coastline is notorious for the oceangoing vessels that foundered and sank in its waters. Historical diver Dan Lieb will take you through nearly 300 years of “New Jersey Shipwrecks” at the Ocean County Library Jackson Branch, 7 PM Monday, July 15. Dan will provide rev… Read More
June 17, 2024
TOMS RIVER – Teens, knitting is much more than a relaxing, fun pastime. It offers new artistic horizons and provides you with a lifelong skill. Try “Knitting 101 for Teens” at any one of five Ocean County Library branches, all starting at 6:30 PM. Lacey Branch – Thursday, July 11, 10 East Lacey R… Read More
June 17, 2024
TOMS RIVER – During the month of July, the Ocean County Library seeks your donations of new, packaged toiletries and personal care items for children and teens in need. The Sparks B.F.F. Reading Club Summer Toiletries Drive will be centered in six OCL branches: Toms River Branch – 101 Washington… Read More
June 14, 2024
SURF CITY – The Ocean County Library Long Beach Island Branch is pleased to feature an exhibit of works by renowned local artist Pat Johnson. “Potpourri of Pets, Portraits, Petals and Places” will be on display throughout the month of July. And here’s a special invitation to Pat’s Artist Reception i… Read More
June 14, 2024
JACKSON TOWNSHIP – Take yourself back to an era when folks gathered around a bandstand on a balmy summer evening. Fred Lehotay and the Ragtimers will evoke sweet memories during their performance at the Ocean County Library Jackson Branch, 7 PM Wednesday, July 10. Sing along or tap your toes while… Read More
June 13, 2024
PLUMSTED TOWNSHIP – The Ocean County Library Plumsted Branch is pleased to host “Meet the Mayor” with Plumsted Mayor Dominick Cuozzo, 10:15 AM until 12:30 PM Saturday, June 29. This informal session enables township residents to ask questions and discuss issues with the Mayor in a relaxed setting.… Read More
June 12, 2024
WARETOWN – The enchantment of New Jersey’s Pine Barrens springs from stories of many cultures that have grown through time. Storyteller, writer and performer Michelle Washington Wilson spins mesmerizing tales during “Legends and Lore Kept Alive in the Jersey Pines” at the Ocean County Library Wareto… Read More
June 12, 2024
LACEY TOWNSHIP – Adults with special needs and caregivers are invited to enjoy a relaxing session of chair yoga with a bonus of literacy enhancement. The Ocean County Library Lacey Branch will offer “Literacy and Movement for Adults with Special Challenges” on two dates: Tuesday, July 2, 10 AM. P… Read More
June 12, 2024
TOMS RIVER – On June 19, 1865, General Order Number 3 ended slavery and vaulted America toward freedom, equality and respect for all. Learn about the growth of its annual observance during “Juneteenth: Its Historical Significance and Relevance for Today” in Bishop Hall of the Ocean County Library To… Read More