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 Sets March Adult Activities

February 19, 2020

MANCHESTER – In addition to featured events, the Ocean County Library, Manchester Branch  offers regularly held free activities that are open to all adults. The March schedule includes:

“Writers’ Circle,” 2 p.m. Tuesday, Mar. 3 and 17. Group members supportively critique one another’s work and discuss issues of authorship and publication. No registration required.

“Free Movie Night,” 6 p.m. Wednesday, Mar. 4, 11, 18, 25. Join us for a current film on the big screen in our newly renovated meeting room. Please call the Branch or see our online events calendar for titles. No registration required.

“Chess Club,” 12 p.m. Friday, Mar. 6, 13, 20, 27.  Play chess in a relaxed atmosphere and share you love of the game with beginners. Bring your game set. No registration required.

“Advanced French Club,” 6 p.m. Monday, Mar. 9. For advanced and intermediate French speakers. Discuss topical events in French, read and discuss French texts and engage in French-themed activities.

“Brain Games for Adults,” 2 p.m. Tuesday, Mar. 10. Exercise your mind with games, puzzles and other fun activities.

“Chicks with Sticks,” 2 p.m. Thursday, Mar. 12 and 26.  Work on individual knitting and crocheting projects, share ideas and patterns, and form friendships. No registration required.

“Quilting Bee, 1 p.m. Friday, Mar. 13 and 27. Work on individual and group projects while exchanging ideas, patterns, techniques and conversation. No registration required.

“Book Chat,” 2 p.m. Thursday, Mar. 19.  Swap information with group members about exciting books that you have read, and gather ideas for what to read next. No registration required.

The branch is located at 21 Colonial Drive.

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

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