National African American Read-In Podcast

The Ocean County Library will join thousands across the nation in celebrating the 21st anniversary of the National African American Read-In. Listen to Ocean County Library staff and community members read from selected works by African American authors.

Happy Birthday, Christopher Plummer!

In honor of Christopher Plummer's birthday on December 13, enjoy a lovely rendition of Edelweiss performed by OCL librarians Valerie Haeder and Sandy Eckert!

Barnegat Light is for the Birds

In honor of the 10th Anniversary of the NJ Lighthouse Challenge on October 17th and 18th please listen to this special Podcast interview with local birder, Michael Mandracchia. He will introduce you to the great variety of birds that can be found at "Old Barney" throughout the year.

40th Anniversary of the First Manned Moon Landing

The Ocean County Library is celebrating the 40th anniversary of the first moon landing on July 20, 1969. July 17 through July 24, 2009 listen to moon landing reminiscences and hear from local author, Nan Marino, who incorporated this event into her debut novel, Neil Armstrong is My Uncle & other lies Muscle Man McGinty Told Me.

Researched and compiled by Meagan Toohey