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March 16, 2018
JACKSON – The Jackson Branch of the Ocean County Library will host two “Meet & Make” programs in April. “Meet & Make: Sugar Scrub” will take place 2 p.m. Thursday, Apr. 10. Participants will make a small jar of sugar scrub with herbs and essential oils. Supplies will be provided. Registration for this program begins 9 a.m., Mar. 26. “Meet & Make: Rubber Ducky Soaps” will take place 2 p.m. Monday, Apr. 16. Participants... Read More
March 16, 2018
LAKEWOOD – The Lakewood Branch of the Ocean County Library will host a free, seven-session class to help prepare people planning to take the test for U.S. citizenship naturalization.The class will be held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Apr. 11, 18, 25, May 2, 9, 16, 23.The class will cover all topics on the test for U.S. citizenship, including civics and American History. It will also offer practice exercises for English reading and written vocabulary... Read More
March 16, 2018
JACKSON – The Jackson Branch of the Ocean County Library will host a series of technology classes for adults in the month of April.• “Spotlight On: Windows 10” 2 p.m. Monday, Apr. 9. Become comfortable using the operating system. Attendees may bring their own laptop. This class will be held in the library’s meeting room on the first floor.• “Microsof Word Basics” 10 a.m., Tuesday, Apr. 10. Learn to create and format a document, write text,... Read More
March 16, 2018
JACKSON – The Jackson Branch of the Ocean County Library will host their monthly meeting of the Jackson Friends of the Library 7 p.m. Thursday, Apr. 19.The Friends is an active group that champions the library and organizes projects such as the annual book sale to provide additional resources and fund special purchases.Registration is not required for this meeting.
March 16, 2018
JACKSON – The Jackson Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “How to Understand and Improve Credit Score & Become a Home Owner” 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Apr. 12, 2 Jackson Drive.Attendees will learn how to understand and fix their credit score and go through the steps in the home buying process.Registration is required for this free event.To register, visit theoceancountylibrary.org/events or call 732-928-4400.
March 16, 2018
JACKSON – The Jackson Branch of the Ocean County Library will host two book discussions in April.Participants will discuss “Sound of Gravel” by Ruth Wariner at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Apr. 3. “Sound of Gravel” is a Wariner’s memoir as the 39th of 42 siblings who grew up in a polygamist family on a farm in rural Mexico. The memoir documents the violence of the community and her family’s loyalty in the face of it.Participants will discuss “Lab Girl” by... Read More
March 14, 2018
JACKSON – The Ocean County Library’s Cultural Awareness Team will host an autism resource fair at the Jackson Branch of the Ocean County Library 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 14, 2 Jackson Drive.The fair, entitled “Your Child Has Autism: Now What?”, will focus on individuals who have been recently diagnosed. Families and caregivers can meet organizations, health care professionals, and autism experts to help them navigate the beginning... Read More
March 13, 2018
MANCHESTER – Baseball fans can connect and discuss predictions for the 2018 Major League Baseball season at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Mar. 27 at the Manchester Branch of the Ocean County Library, 21 Colonial Drive.Attendees can discuss burning questions: Will the Mets surprise everyone and win the division? Will Adrian Beltre be traded? Is Ohtani a better hitter than pitcher? Can Carlos Santana revive the Phillies’ lineup?There will be prizes for all... Read More
March 09, 2018
TOMS RIVER – Love cake? Ready for spring? If so you will enjoy the Teen Cuisine program “Bunny Cakes” to be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 26 at the Toms River Branch of the Ocean County Library, 101 Washington St.Come decorate your own bunny cake at this program aimed for those 12 to 18 years old.This program is free but registration is required. To register call 732-349-6200 or visit theoceancountylibrary.org.Free parking is available in the... Read More
March 09, 2018
TOMS RIVER – Wednesday, March 14 is “Pi Day” and what better way to celebrate this day than eating some delicious pie from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m at the Toms River Branch of the Ocean County Library, 101 Washington St.Pi Day is celebrating the mathematical constant π (pi) being the first three digits of the numerical value pi.No registration is required for this drop-in teen program. For information call 732-349-6200 Ext. 5203.