July 30, 2018
JACKSON – The Ocean County Library will host various programs for adults throughout the month of August at its Jackson Branch, 2 Jackson Drive.“Afternoon Film” 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 9. Call 732-928-4400 or visit theoceancountylibrary.org/events for film information.“Mindfulness Meditation: On Focused Awareness” 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 24. This class is an invitation to practice mindful awareness, open to novice and skilled practitioners. Enhance... Read More
July 30, 2018
JACKSON – There will be a series of technology classes throughout the month of August at the Jackson Branch of the Ocean County Library, 2 Jackson Drive.“Computers 101” 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 2. This class will provide an overview of the mouse, keyboard, files and folders, saving documents, and other concepts for new computer users.“Google It!” 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 3. Topics include using the search box, finding images, and getting driving... Read More
July 24, 2018
MANCHESTER – The Ocean County Library will host activities for adults in August at its Manchester Branch, 21 Colonial Drive.“Book Chat” 2 p.m. Thursday, August 16. The group meets the third Thursday of each month. Participants discuss what they have been reading to the rest of the group and pick up ideas for what to read next. No registration required.“Chess Club” 12 p.m. Fridays, August 3, 10, 17, 24, and 31. The club meets every Friday. Play... Read More
July 24, 2018
MANCHESTER – The Ocean County Library will host several adult craft and maker programs at its Manchester Branch, 21 Colonial Drive.“Weaving in the Round” 10 a.m. Thursday, August 2. This is part two of a three-part series on weaving with inexpensive common items as your loom. Learn to make and use a round loom from a paper plate in this session. This project is of intermediate difficulty. Having attended the first program or having basic weaving... Read More
July 24, 2018
MANCHESTER – The Ocean County Library will host three programs as part of its “Chapters of Health” series at the Manchester Branch, 21 Colonial Drive. Chapters of Health programs will provide information on health topics.“Take Control of Your Health: Chronic Disease Self-Management” 10 a.m. Thursdays, August 16, 23, 30, September 6, 13, 20. This six-session course will help individuals with chronic conditions increase confidence and feel less... Read More
July 24, 2018
MANCHESTER – The Ocean County Library will host two concerts at its Manchester Branch as part of their featured events for August.“Rhythm ‘N Sound Rocks the Library” 2 p.m. Saturday, August 11. Rhythm ‘N Sound plays rock and pop music from the 50s through the 70s, including The Four Seasons, The Beach Boys, Neil Diamond, classic standards, Motown, and more. Their high-energy show is sure to get the audience involved. Rhythm ‘N Sound has been... Read More
July 24, 2018
MANCHESTER – Are you an artist looking for a venue to show off your talents? The Manchester Library of the Ocean County Library is searching for art to display on the walls of the meeting room.Each month the Manchester Branch showcases a different exhibit of drawings, paintings, photographs, or a combination thereof by local artists.The branch is located at 21 Colonial Drive in Manchester Township.Call Librarian Laurence Krupinski at 732-657-... Read More
July 18, 2018
LONG BEACH ISLAND - The Ocean County Library will present “Journey to Antarctica” at the Long Beach Island Branch of the Ocean County Library, 217 S Central Ave, Surf City at 6 p.m. Monday, July 30.Jim and Patti Rahn, world travelers, will offer a PowerPoint presentation which will bring you up close and personal to the places, wildlife and landscapes of Antarctica.The presentation will display pictures they have taken on... Read More
July 16, 2018
JACKSON – The Ocean County Library will host “All About Autism” at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 25 at the Jackson Branch, 2 Jackson Drive.“All About Autism” is a discussion and support group for caregivers of those affected by autism.Teen volunteers will run supervised activities for children 12 or under.Registration is required for this free event. Please notify the branch when registering if you plan to bring children. To register or for more... Read More
July 16, 2018
JACKSON – The Ocean County Library will host a blood drive by the American Red Cross 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 31, at its Jackson Branch, 2 Jackson Drive.Donors will receive a voucher for five free items from the Jackson Friends of the Library’s Book Sale.Teens 16 years and older may donate with permission by parent or guardian.Walk-ins are welcomed but appointments are preferred. To make an appointment, call the branch at 732-928-4400 or... Read More