Temporary Hours:
Toms River, Barnegat, Berkeley, Brick, Jackson, Lacey, Lakewood, Little Egg Harbor, Long Beach Island, Manchester, Plumsted, Point Boro, Stafford and Upper Shores branches will be open:
Monday through Thursday 10am – 2pm, and 3pm to 7pm
Friday and Saturday 10am – 2pm


Bay Head, Beachwood, Island Heights, Point Beach, Tuckerton, Waretown and Whiting branches will be open:
Monday 10am – 2pm, and 3pm – 7pm
Tuesday through Saturday 10am – 2pm

Manchester Library Offers Monthly Adult Activities

January 17, 2020

MANCHESTER – In addition to featured events, the Ocean County Library Manchester Branch offers a variety of ongoing, free activities for adults during February.

Book Chat, 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20. Discuss what you’ve been reading, and pick up ideas about what to read next. No registration is required.

Chess Club, 12 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7, 14, 21, 28. Play chess in a relaxed atmosphere. All skill levels are welcome Bring your game set. No registration is required.

Chicks with Sticks, 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb 13 and 27. Make new friends while working on individual knitting and crocheting projects. No registration is required.

Quilting Bee, 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14 and 28. Work on individual and group projects and exchange ideas, patterns, techniques and conversation. No registration is required.

Writers’ Circle, 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4 and 18. Participants critique one another’s work and discuss issues pertinent to authorship and publication. No registration is required.

Advanced French Club, 5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 10. People with intermediate and advanced fluency discuss topical events in French, read and discuss French texts and engage in other French oriented activities. Registration is required.

Calming Coloring, 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21. Create art while enjoying soothing music and aromatherapy. Occasional appearances by Paws for Reading therapy animals help you to de-stress. Free coloring sheets, pencils, markers and crayons will be suppliede. Registration is required.

The branch is located at 21 Colonial Drive.

Except where otherwise noted, registration is required for these free events. To register, call the branch at 732-657-7600 or visit www.theoceancountylibrary.org/events.

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