Jackson Township Friends of the Library


Board Members

Diane Kragh

Rochelle Blum

Marge Ollinger

Dianne Naftal

Linda Lafer

Howard Lazan

Howard Lazan

Book Sale:
Dave Whelan

Diana Silberberg
Myrna Hochman

Publicity: TBA

Newsletter: TBA

Members at Large: Estelle Burke
Roger Friend
Bob Shimony

Latest News

Welcome to our Jackson Friends of the Library web site! The Jackson Friends are happy to enjoy a beautiful building that replaced the old facility about twelve years ago. So now that we have this wonderful facility we feel even more strongly about our purpose, which is to create public interest in the library and make people aware of all the wonderful resources, services and needs of the library.

During the past years we have supported many programs, purchased needed equipment and made aesthetic contributions. Each year we hold a book sale in the spring that has been very successful and has enabled us to help with the development of the new library.  The Ocean County Library system has developed new and exciting goals to keep up with the new technologies available to the public so it may serve the needs of the growing community. The Friends are excited to be part of helping to reach these goals.    
We invite new members to join all year long. Consider attending our next monthly meeting. We meet in the Meeting Room of the Jackson Library on the 3rd Thursday of the month at 7:00 pm. We look forward to welcoming you.

Friends of the Library Annual Booksale
Jackson Branch

April 25, 27, 28, 29, 30, May 1 & 2, times vary

Come one, come all, something for  everyone, unbeatable prices. New items added daily, come often.

Saturday 4/25, 9 am to 4:30

Monday to Thursday, 4/27 through 4/30, 10 am to 8:30 pm.

Friday and Saturday, 5/1 & 5/2, 10 am to 4:30.
Join the Friends and come to the special pre-sale open to Friends Members only on 4/24.
Sponsored by Friends of the Jackson Library.

“Looking back through time”

(Click Image to enlarge the photo)

- Purchase and dedicate a piano

- Two outside benches

- Built by Eagles Scout Project Andrew McAllister Boy Scouts Troops 82 and landscape by the friends of the library

- Reader’s clubhouse – mural for the youth service department


- Sculpture appreciated by all ages









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