May 20, 2024
BRICK TOWNSHIP – Juneteenth is a day to celebrate emancipation, and to pay homage to countless individuals whose sacrifices great and small made it possible. Join Storyteller Michelle Washington Wilson for “When the Cavalry Came to Call” at the Ocean County Library Brick Branch, 3 PM Monday, June 17… Read More
May 17, 2024
TOMS RIVER – Why are electric vehicles (EVs) rapidly becoming major factors in our mobility, ecology, and economy? What should we know about them? Join Mara Starr of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection for “EV 101” at the Ocean County Library Toms River Branch, 6:30 PM Tuesday, Jun… Read More
May 16, 2024
TOMS RIVER – Through gentle verse and colorful art, Katy Tanis introduces inclusivity to youngsters. Katy will share her methods and lead an art workshop for adults during “Pride and Picture Books,” a program that will be given at four Ocean County Library branches. Brick Branch – 6 PM Thursday,… Read More
May 16, 2024
TOMS RIVER – The late Keith Haring’s graffiti-inspired drawings helped to re-define modern art and are known the world over for their brightness, optimism and impact on the LGBTQ+ community. Learn about his life and create a keepsake in his style during “Radiant Hearts: A Keith Haring Workshop” at t… Read More
May 16, 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, May 18. This informal session enables township residents to ask questions and discuss issues with the Mayor in a relaxed setting.… Read More
May 16, 2024
LONG BEACH ISLAND – “Artistic Reflections,” an exhibit of acrylics by local artist Sandra Rabben, will be on display throughout the month of June at the Ocean County Library Long Beach Island Branch. You’re invited to meet Sandra during her Artist Reception in the branch, 2 PM until 4 PM Saturday,… Read More
May 15, 2024
TOMS RIVER – D-Day, the military operation credited with turning the tide of World War II, has a pivotal Jersey Shore connection in the fearless actions of Leonard “Bud” Lomell (1920-2011). Join Toms River Township Historian J. Mark Mutter, Esq. for “The 80th Anniversary of D-Day and Ocean County He… Read More
May 15, 2024
WARETOWN – It began around Veterans’ Day 2023 in the Ocean County Library Waretown Branch - a small photo array to honor those who served America in uniform. Now, photos of local military members from several generations cover an entire wall. The display was Branch Manager Jennifer Lennon’s small g… Read More
May 14, 2024
STAFFORD TOWNSHIP – Thinking about hydrangeas for your yard? Did you know that this showy, versatile shrub comes in more than 500 varieties? Join Nancy Osterberg of the Rutgers Master Gardeners of Ocean County for “Hydrangeas: When, Why & How” at the Ocean County Library Stafford Branch, 10:30 A… Read More
May 14, 2024
SURF CITY – Since 2005, ReClam the Bay has provided education about water quality in the Barnegat Bay Watershed and the indispensable role of shellfish to maintain it. Learn about local efforts to restore the Bay’s shellfish population in a program at the Ocean County Library Long Beach Island Branc… Read More