August 27, 2019
MANCHESTER – The Manchester Branch of the Ocean County Library will host various craft programs for adults throughout the month of September.“Book Pages Roses” 1 p.m. Thursday, Sep. 5. Create beautiful flowers from the pages of old books for gifts or decorations. Participants may even create a centerpiece or a wreath.“Create a Fall Flower Basket” 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sep. 11. Local florist Tracy Vincent from Whiting Flower Shoppe will show how to... Read More
August 27, 2019
MANCHESTER – The Manchester Branch of the Ocean County Library will host a variety of featured programs throughout the month of September.“Art Reception for Christopher Ritter” 2 p.m. Saturday, Sep. 7. Drop in to meet this local artist, listen to him discuss his work, and have refreshments. You may also view Ritter’s exhibit of oil paintings during the library’s regular business hours whenever the meeting room is available until it is removed.... Read More
August 27, 2019
MANCHESTER – The Manchester Branch of the Ocean County Library will host programs in September as part of their “Chapters of Health” series. Presenters are often professionals from local health-related organizations that have partnered with the library to help educate the public.“Mindfulness Meditation” 10:30 a.m. Monday, Sep. 16. Learn the art of gratitude through guided meditation exercises and sitting in silence. Both novice and intermediate... Read More
August 27, 2019
MANCHESTER – The Manchester Branch of the Ocean County Library will host a variety of regularly held activities throughout the month of September.“Writer’s Circle” 2 p.m. Tuesdays, Sep. 3 and 17. Critique one another’s work and discuss issues pertinent to authorship and getting published. No registration is required.“Movie Wednesdays” 6 p.m. Wednesdays, Sep. 4, 11, 18, and 25. Watch movies on the big screen without the admission fee of a movie... Read More
August 26, 2019
ISLAND HEIGHTS – The Island Heights Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “Peto’s Palette Pals,” a series of children’s art programs in partnership with the John F. Peto Studio Museum.John F. Peto was a famous trompe l’oeil (“fool-the-eye”) artist who lived and worked in Island Heights. His home and studio is now a vibrant local museum. Each of the “Peto’s Palette Pals” events will focus on the style of a different artist.Events will take... Read More
August 21, 2019
JACKSON – The Jackson Branch of the Ocean County Library will host a variety of programs throughout the month of September.“Prose & Ink Writers’ Group” at 6:30 p.m. Mondays, Sep. 9, 16, 23, and 30. Whether you are a beginner or experienced writer, the Jackson Writers’ Group will help get your manuscript in shape. All genres are welcome. Please bring 3 to 5 pages of a work in progress for constructive critique. Registration is not required.“... Read More
August 21, 2019
JACKSON – The Jackson Branch of the Ocean County Library will host various technology classes throughout the month of September.“Movie Magic: Streaming Movies How-To” at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sep. 10. Register for and learn how to use the library’s free streaming movie services – Kanopy, Hoopla, and Access Video On Demand. Movie trivia and giveaways will also take place. Participants must bring their Ocean County Library card and have an email account... Read More
August 21, 2019
TOMS RIVER – The Toms River Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “How to Use Digital Marketing to Increase Your Sales” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sep. 19.Harness the power of Facebook advertising for your business. Instructor Tom Forgione shares tips and tricks for a successful Facebook advertising campaign.This program is presented in partnership with SCORE of Ocean County.The branch is located at 101 Washington Street.Registration is required... Read More
August 21, 2019
TOMS RIVER – The Toms River Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “U.S. Census: History, Race, and Ethnicity” at 7 p.m. Monday, Sep. 16.A representative from the U.S. Bureau will discuss the history of ethnicity and race in the U.S. Census and preview the 2020 Census. The way people have been labeled and defined has changed many times since the first census in 1790.The branch is located at 101 Washington Street.Registration is required... Read More
August 21, 2019
TOMS RIVER – The Toms River Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “Yoga & Smoothies” at 6:30 p.m. Mondays, Sep. 9, 16, 23, and 30.Librarian and certified yoga instructor Nancy Voitko will present a series of yoga classes. Sessions are each one hour long and will be followed by smoothie tastings. A yoga mat or towel is required.This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Ocean County Library – Toms River.The branch is located at... Read More