November 18, 2019
JACKSON – The Jackson Branch of the Ocean County Library will host computer classes in the month of December.“Spotlight On: Windows 10” 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 6. Become comfortable using the features of the Windows 10 operating system. Participants should have mouse and keyboard skills.“Microsoft Word Basics” 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9. Learn how to create and format a document, write text, change the size and color of words, print, and more.... Read More
November 18, 2019
MANCHESTER – The Manchester Branch of the Ocean County Library will host various featured events in the month of December.“The History of the Nutcracker” 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4. Discover some interesting background on the beloved ballet, “The Nutcracker” and E.T.A. Hoffman’s fairy tale “The Nutcracker and the Mouse King” on which the ballet is loosely based.“Musical Performance by Rhythm N’ Sound” 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7. Listen to cover tunes... Read More
November 18, 2019
MANCHESTER – The Friends of the Manchester Branch of the Ocean County Library will hold their quarterly general meeting at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10 at the Manchester Branch. This meeting is open to new and existing members as well as the general public.The Friends of the Manchester Branch enhance library programming and more for all age groups. They also assist with the craft fair, book sale, and other fundraising activities.Dues payments will... Read More
November 18, 2019
MANCHESTER – The Manchester Branch of the Ocean County Library will host programs in December 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.“Brain Games for Adults” 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6. Exercise your mind and keep your thinking sharp with games, puzzles, and other fun activities.“Relationships and Self-Care... Read More
November 18, 2019
MANCHESTER – The Manchester Branch of the Ocean County Library will host a variety of regularly held activities throughout the month of December.“Writer’s Circle” 2 p.m. Tuesdays, Dec. 3 and 17. Critique one another’s work and discuss issues pertinent to authorship and getting published. Registration is not required.“Wednesday Movies” 6 p.m. Wednesdays, Dec. 4, 11, and 18. See films on the big screen without the admission fee of a movie theater... Read More
November 14, 2019
TOMS RIVER – The Ocean County Library is excited to launch our Museum Pass Program at 9 a.m. Monday, Dec. 2.The Museum Pass Program provides the opportunity to visit a variety of cultural and educational attractions in the area for free. Adult, Ocean County residents with an active library card in good standing may book a pass.Passes can be reserved online at theoceancountylibrary.org/museum-pass-program, over the phone, or in person at any... Read More
November 11, 2019
JACKSON – the Jackson Branch of the Ocean County Library will host a variety of programs throughout the month of December.“Prose and Ink Writers’ Group” 6:30 p.m. Mondays, Dec. 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30. Beginning and seasoned writers will work together to get their manuscripts in shape. All genres are welcome. Participants should bring three to five pages of a work in progress for constructive critique. No registration is required.“Design Your Own... Read More
November 11, 2019
JACKSON – The Jackson Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “Healthy Holidays with Essential Oils” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11.Lauren Gitlin of Legit Oils will help attendees choose essential oil blends to relax during the holiday season.This program is not recommended for those with asthma, allergies, or skin sensitivity.The branch is located at 2 Jackson Drive.Registration is required for this free program. To register, call the branch... Read More
November 07, 2019
TOMS RIVER – The Toms River Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “WREP – When Radio Entertained People” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5.Actors from WREP will perform vintage radio skits for an evening of laughter, including a Halloween episode of “The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet” and two Christmas episodes from “Suspense” and “Grand Central Station.”WREP was founded by Michael Glenn Miller in Toms River.The branch is located at 101... Read More
November 06, 2019
BERKELEY – The Berkeley Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “The Beatles: the Beginnings” at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23.Paul Groom grew up in Liverpool and attended the same high school, Sunday school, and youth club as members of the Beatles. He presents the story of their rise from obscurity to stardom with his personal and unique stories.This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Berkeley Library.The branch is located at 30... Read More