February 02, 2017
JACKSON – Join us for the Friends of the Jackson Library’s Country Western Dance and Silent Auction from 7 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday, April 1 at the Jackson Firehouse #55, 113 North New Prospect Road.You’ll have a fun evening with friends, music, dance and desserts. Music and instruction provided by Billy and Lisa, BTK Entertainment. Couples, singles, no experience or partner needed. Adults 18 and older welcomeTickets are $18 in advance (before... Read More
January 27, 2017
JACKSON - Ocean County Library will help celebrate Jackson Township’s 173rd anniversary with a presentation by Borden Applegate 6:30 p.m. Monday March 6.The library’s Jackson Branch, 2 Jackson Drive, will host Applegate who will present his newly-released book, “Jackson Mills: A Personal Reflection.” He will follow it up with a Q&A session and book signing.The book gives readers a brief glimpse of life during the 1940s and 50s in Jackson... Read More
January 25, 2017
TOMS RIVER – The Ocean County Library will host its first monthly meet-up for homeschoolers at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15 at the township branch, 101 Washington St.The free program for those 12 to 18 years old, includes crafts, games, book discussions and research fun.The group will meet every third Wednesday of the month. Registration is required. To register call 732-349-6200 or visit www.theoceancountylibrary.org
January 24, 2017
TOMS RIVER –Amazing works of art created by students from across the Toms River Regional School District will be displayed during the month of March at the Ocean County Library’s Toms River Branch, 101 Washington St.The Toms River Regional School System, in partnership with the Ocean County Library, will hold a free reception from 6:00 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. on Monday, March 6. Join us to browse the artwork, enjoy live music from the Intermediate South... Read More
January 23, 2017
TOMS RIVER – Amazing works of art created by students from across the Toms River Regional School District will be displayed at the Ocean County Library’s Toms River Branch, 101 Washington St. during the month of March. The Toms River Regional School System, in partnership with the  Ocean County Library, will hold a reception at 6 pm on March 6.  All 18 schools in the district will provide artwork to be displayed in areas of the... Read More
January 23, 2017
TOMS RIVER – Enjoy an afternoon of American standards and original compositions by guitarists, composer and educator Brian Betz at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18 at the township branch, of the Ocean County Library, 101 Washington St.Betz, a past winner of the Betty Carter International Jazz Competition, is a faculty member of Rowan University. He has played at the Kennedy Center and the Cape May Jazz Festival.The program is free but registration is... Read More
January 23, 2017
TOMS RIVER – Roll out the red carpet and break out the popcorn, the 11th annual Ocean County Library Student Film Festival is coming up and submissions are needed.The Ocean County Library is looking for the next Stephen Spielberg and Quentin Tarantino. Entries by high school filmmakers are now being accepted for a chance to see their film viewed on the big screen at 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 22. The submission deadline is Friday, March 24. There... Read More
January 23, 2017
TOMS RIVER – The Ocean County Library will host its first monthly meet-up for homeschoolers at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15 at the township branch, 101 Washington St.The free program for those 12 to 18 years old, includes crafts, games, book discussions and research fun.The group will meet each third Wednesday of the month. Registration is required. To register call 732-349-6200 or visit www.theoceancountylibrary.org
January 21, 2017
BEACHWOOD –The Friends of the Beachwood Library, 126 Beachwood Blvd., are hosting their spring book and bake sale from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, April 29.Books of all kinds will be available for purchase. Take home some great books and enjoy some tasty treats at great prices while supporting your local library.All proceeds will benefit the Friends of the Beachwood Library. The event can be found online at www.theoceancountylibrary.org or... Read More
January 18, 2017
BEACHWOOD – Every time a person crunches into a potato chip, he or she is enjoying the delicious taste of one of the world’s most famous snacks – a treat that might not exist without the contribution of black inventor George Crum.Crum’s life and accomplishments will be celebrated during a Black History Month program at 7 p.m. Feb. 6 at the Beachwood Branch of the Ocean County Library, 126 Beachwood Blvd.Several varieties of potato chips will be... Read More