All branches of the Ocean County Library will be closed Sunday, May 27 and Monday, May 28 in observance of Memorial Day. All branches will reopen Tuesday, May 29, with the exception of the Manchester Branch.

The Manchester Branch will be closed for renovations May 29th and will reopen June 11th.

Brain Games: Keep the Mind Sharp

May 02, 2018

MANCHESTER – Several branches of the Ocean County Library will host “Brain Games: Keep the Mind Sharp.”

This interactive workshop presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield will discuss the brain as the “master computer” and the importance of brain health. Diet, physical exercise, proper rest, and regular routines will be discussed.

The event will feature games and exercises to stimulate different brain areas and improve memory.

The program will take place at the following branches and dates:

  • Barnegat, 2 p.m. Thursday, June 7, 112 Burr Street, 609-698-3331
  • Berkeley, 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 15, 30 Station Road, Bayville, 732-269-2144
  • Lacey, 2 p.m. Friday, May 18, 10 East Lacey Road, Forked River, 609-693-8566
  • Plumsted, 1:30 p.m. Monday, May 21, 119 Evergreen Road, New Egypt, 609-758-7888
  • Tuckerton, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 7, 380 Bay Avenue, 609-296-1470
  • Upper Shores, 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 20, 112 Jersey City Avenue, Lavallette, 732-793-3996

The Barnegat, Berkeley, Lacey, and Tuckerton Branches will have free blood pressure, cholesterol, and glucose screenings by a registered nurse.

These programs are free but registration is required. To register, call the branch or visit theoceancountylibrary.org/events.

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