October 24, 2018
TOMS RIVER – Organization specialist Jamie Novak will visit the Toms River Branch of the Ocean County Library to teach how to break up with your clutter at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15.This program is a humorous take on how to part with things you no longer use and overcoming common obstacles like keeping clothes and saving items “just in case” you need them.Novak is also the author of several books, including “Keep This, Toss That: Unclutter... Read More
October 24, 2018
MANCHESTER – The Manchester Branch of the Ocean County Library has several upcoming featured programs.“Create a Centerpiece for Your Holiday Table” 11:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 16. Local florist Tracy Vincent from Whiting Flower Shoppe will instruct adults on making floral arrangements using live flowers in seasonal colors. Each participant will be able to take their finished project home with them.“Enchantment by the Festive Flutes” 2 p.m. Saturday... Read More
October 24, 2018
MANCHESTER – The Manchester Branch of the Ocean County Library will present three health programs in November.“Diabetes: Are You at Risk?” 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5. Learn about diabetes awareness and prevention, including the signs, symptoms, how to delay and avoid the onset, as well as self-management options for the diabetic. The Community Health Education Team from RWJ Barnabas Monmouth Medical Center’s Southern Campus will present the program.... Read More
October 24, 2018
MANCHESTER – The Manchester Branch of the Ocean County Library will host a variety of regularly held activities in November.“Book Chat” 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15. Discuss what you have been reading, share other good books, and pick up ideas for what to read next. No registration required.“Chess Club” 12 p.m. Fridays, Nov. 2, 9, 16, and 30. Play chess in a relaxed atmosphere and share your love for the game with beginners. Participants may bring... Read More
October 24, 2018
MANCHESTER – The Manchester Branch of the Ocean County Library will host tech classes in the month of November.“Microsoft Word Basics” 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 1. Learn how to create and format a document, write text, adjust font size, space paragraphs, save your document, and print. Participants should be familiar with using a computer mouse.“Exploring Languages Using Pronunciator” 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 29. Learn a foreign language for free.... Read More
October 24, 2018
MANCHESTER – The Manchester Branch of the Ocean County Library will do free film screenings Wednesdays in November. See movies on a large screen without he admission fee of a movie theater.Start times for each week’s film will be 12:30 p.m., 3:15 p.m., and 6 p.m.Screenings will take place Wednesdays, Nov. 7, 14, and 28. There will be no screening Nov. 21.The branch is located at 21 Colonial Drive.No registration is required for these free... Read More
October 23, 2018
JACKSON – The Ocean County Library will screen the “Ultimate Australia” episode of travel docuseries “Globe Trekker” 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 13.This screening is part of the branch’s “Armchair Traveling” series of programs, allowing you to explore the world without leaving the library.This film is available through the OCL database Access Video On Demand.The branch is located at 2 Jackson Drive.Registration is required for this free program.... Read More
October 23, 2018
JACKSON – The Jackson Branch of the Ocean County Library will host tech classes throughout December.“Microsoft Word Basics” 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 3. Learn to create and format a document, write text, change the size and color of words, print, and more. Participants should have mouse and keyboard skills.“Microsoft PowerPoint Basics” 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5. Learn the basics of creating an eye-catching presentation. Participants should have mouse... Read More
October 23, 2018
JACKSON – The Ocean County Library will host “Stress Relief Using Essential Oils” 7 p.m. Wendesday, Dec. 5 at the Jackson Branch.Lauren Gitlin of Legitoils will show how to mitigate stress using essential oils in your daily routine.Learn about natural products to improve sleep patterns and blends for diffusers and rollers.The branch is located at 2 Jackson Drive.Registration is required for this free program. To register, call the branch at 732-... Read More
October 23, 2018
JACKSON – The Jackson Branch of the Ocean County Library will host various programs throughout the month of November.“Armchair Traveling Series: Japan (Globe Trekker)” 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 15. Explore the world without leaving the library. This documentary will take you through Japan. The film is also available through the Access Video On Demand database, offered by the Ocean County Library.“Brain Joggers” 10:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 26.... Read More