May 16, 2019
JACKSON – The Jackson Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “Fighting Fraud Seminar” at 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 4.Learn how to not get scammed. Melanie Hazim, Director of Outreach for the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs will present “Fighting Fraud,” the newest component of the Division of Consumer Affairs’ campaign to empower New Jerseyans with the info and tools necessary to stop fraud before it affects them.Fraud and other... Read More
May 02, 2019
BARNEGAT – The Barnegat Branch of the Ocean County Library will host a photography exhibit by Ryan Marchese throughout the month of May.This exhibit will include photographs from Marchese’s “Abandoned” series, as well as wildlife, original “Star Wars” photography, and other work.The branch is located at 112 Burr Street.Registration is not required to view the exhibit.
April 30, 2019
TOMS RIVER – The Toms River Branch of the Ocean County Library will host a performance by the Pineland Symphonic Band at 7 p.m. Monday, May 20.The Pineland Symphonic Band has performed around Ocean County for over 20 years. They are a symphonic wind ensemble that plays show tunes, Dixieland, patriotic songs, and film scores, including “Superman” and “Star Wars.”This performance will take place in Mancini Hall. The branch is located at 101... Read More
April 30, 2019
LONG BEACH ISLAND – The Long Beach Island Branch of the Ocean County Library and the Garden Club of LBI invites students grades K to 2 to create a flower arrangement at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 15.Students and their caregivers can celebrate the marvelous month of May and make a flower arrangement together.The branch is located at 217 S. Central Ave., Surf City.Registration is required only for children for this free event. Caregivers need not... Read More
April 30, 2019
LONG BEACH ISLAND – The Friends of the Island Library are pleased to announce their upcoming author luncheon with Susannah Marren, author of “A Palm Beach Wife.” The luncheon will take place at 12 p.m. Friday, May 17 at Bisque Restaurant, 2020 Long Beach Boulevard, Ship Bottom.Tickets include a choice of Chicken Française with roasted potatoes and green beans, or Vegetable Risotto; salad and dessert are included. Special diets can be... Read More
April 30, 2019
MANCHESTER – The Manchester Branch of the Ocean County Library will host several programs as part of its Chapters of Health series. Chapters of Health programs provide general information on health topics. Presenters are often professionals from local health-related organizations that have partnered with the library to help educate the public.“Stroke Awareness” 2 p.m. Monday, May 13. This program will explore stroke risk factors, signs and... Read More
April 29, 2019
TOMS RIVER – All branches of the Ocean County Library will be closed Sunday, May 26 and Monday, May 27 in observance of Memorial Day. All branches will reopen at regular hours Tuesday, May 28.Beginning June 2, all branches of the Ocean County Library will be closed on Sundays. Sunday hours will resume beginning September 8.We encourage our customers to use the library’s online resources, including databases, ebooks, emagazines, and online... Read More
April 27, 2019
LONG BEACH ISLAND – The Long Beach Island Branch of the Ocean County Library will host a brain health assessment workshop at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Thursday, May 16. The two sessions are the same.This workshop, geared toward those 50 to 90 years of age, will help assess your brain, provide tips on better health, memory, and aging. Trained members of Cogniciti, a subsidiary of Baycrest Health Services, will provide participants with an overview of... Read More
April 27, 2019
LONG BEACH ISLAND – The Long Beach Island Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “Friends Big Two-Day Book Sale” at 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, May 31, and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jun. 1.Get ready for summer with sizzling deals on great reads. Find bargains on a wide variety of paperbacks and hardcovers.Proceeds from this event benefit the Friends of the Island Library. The Friends help enhance library facilities and provide services and... Read More
April 27, 2019
LONG BEACH ISLAND – The Long Beach Island Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “Stroke and Brain Injury Prevention” at 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 15.Allen Cayanan, occupational therapist specializing in stroke and brain injury rehabilitation, will discuss ways to prevent stroke and brain injury.The branch is located at 217 S. Central Ave., Surf City.Registration is required for this free event. To register, call the branch at 609-494-2480 or... Read More