August 02, 2019
TOMS RIVER – The Toms River Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “Raconteur Radio: Forbidden Planet” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22.Raconteur Radio stages theatrical presentations of vintage radio plays, classic works of literature, and pop culture parodies throughout the Tri-State area. Their productions feature theatrical lighting, period costumes, vintage commercials, Golden Age radio equipment, and extensive sound effects.The original “... Read More
July 29, 2019
JACKSON – The Jackson Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “Brain Joggers” at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 19.Exercise your mind by playing games and working puzzles.The branch is located at 2 Jackson Drive.Registration is required for this free program. To register, call the branch at 732-928-4400 or visit theoceancountylibrary.org/events.
July 29, 2019
JACKSON – The Jackson Branch of the Ocean County Library will host a variety of health programs.“Vaccine Information Session” 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27. Learn what the New Jersey vaccine requirements are for school age children, weigh the risks and benefits, gain expert education from the Centers for Disease Control, and what the 2018 – 2019 Measles outbreak has taught us. The Clinic division of the Ocean County Health Department will provide... Read More
July 29, 2019
JACKSON – The Jackson Branch of the Ocean County Library has a variety of upcoming programs.“Afternoon Film” 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 8. See a movie on the big screen without the admission fee of a movie theater. Call the branch or visit the website for film information.“Mindfulness Meditation: On Anger” 3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23. Anger is a primitive emotion that can cause unnecessary suffering. This practice will allow you to tap into compassion... Read More
July 19, 2019
JACKSON – The Jackson Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “Gentle Yoga” at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 7.Experience gentle yoga in this free session. Comfortable clothing and a yoga mat are recommended. Light refreshments will be provided after class.This program is sponsored by Jackson Friends of the Library.The branch is located at 2 Jackson Drive.Registration is required for this free program. To register, call the branch at 732-928-... Read More
July 19, 2019
JACKSON – The Jackson Branch of the Ocean County Library will host tech classes throughout the month of August.“iPad Basics” 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6. Learn the basics of the iPad, including navigating the interface, downloading apps, and other essentials.“Microsoft Word Basics” 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 8. Learn how to create and format a document. Topics will include writing text, changing the size and color of words, printing, and more.... Read More
July 19, 2019
MANCHESTER – The Manchester Branch of the Ocean County Library will host two featured programs in the month of August.“Out of this World Pictures” 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 7. Explore outer space without leaving the library via green screen. Participants will receive a picture texted or emailed to them as proof of their virtual trip.“Charmed by Coffee” 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21. Learn some interesting facts about one of America’s favorite... Read More
July 19, 2019
MANCHESTER – The Manchester Branch of the Ocean County Library will host programs in August 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.“Aromatherapy” 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 2. This program will focus on 10 to 12 essential oils. Presenter Danielle Boska will demonstrate how to use them safely and effectively.... Read More
July 19, 2019
MANCHESTER – The Manchester Branch of the Ocean County Library will host a variety of regularly held adult activities throughout the month of August.“Chess Club” 12 p.m. Fridays, Aug. 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30. Play chess in a relaxed atmosphere and share your love for the game with beginners. Participants may bring their own game set. No registration is required.“Writer’s Circle” 2 p.m. Tuesdays, Aug. 6 and 20. Critique one another’s work and... Read More
July 05, 2019
TOMS RIVER – The Toms River Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “The 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising with LGBT Activist Mark Segal” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 1.Mark Segal will share his story of being present at the Stonewall Uprising that propelled him into 50 years of LGBT activism. The program will also include a book sale and signing.Mark Segal is the founder of the Philadelphia Gay News and author of “And Then I Danced... Read More