The Berkeley Branch is now open.
March 05, 2018
STAFFORD - During Women’s History Month, the Ocean County Library will offer “Women of the Armed Forces” at the Stafford Branch, 129 N. Main Street in Manahawkin, 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 21.Ocean County Assemblywoman DiAnne Gove will host a panel discussion with host and emcee Rory Wells, Assistant Ocean County Prosecutor/ Community Relations Officer.Speakers will discuss the challenges and rewards for women in military... Read More
March 05, 2018
LACEY - The Ocean County Library will present “Declutter, Destress and Get Things Done!” at the Lacey Branch of the Ocean County Library, 10 East Lacey Road in Forked River at 7 p.m. Monday, March 19.Jamie Novak, bestselling author and humorist will offer a few simple organizing tricks to learn for key areas of your home and life. Come and have a laugh or two while learning how to clear your clutter and store your... Read More
March 05, 2018
TOMS RIVER – All branches of the Ocean County Library will be closed Friday, Mar. 30 for Good Friday and Sunday, Apr. 1 for Easter Sunday.All branches will be open Saturday, Mar. 31 and Monday, Apr. 2.We encourage our customers to use the library’s online resources, including databases, ebooks, emagazines, and online classes which are available 24/7 through theoceancountylibrary.org.For more information, visit theoceancountylibrary.org or call... Read More
March 05, 2018
LONG BEACH ISLAND – Ocean County Library will present “Essential Oils 101,” 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Monday, March 26 at the Long Beach Island Branch, 217 S. Central Ave. in Surf City.Presenter Joan Colandrea will offer an enlightening introduction to what essential oils are, their benefits and how to use them safely and effectively.Attendees will also learn how essential oils can help improve a family’s physical wellness and conditions as well as their... Read More
March 03, 2018
TOMS RIVER – Music lovers are invited to the Toms River Branch of the Ocean County Library, 101 Washington St., for a performance by the Toms River Multigenerational Orchestra at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 21.This local group brings together musicians of all ages and skill levels who put on dynamic and engaging concerts. The orchestra will play a selection of favorite classics as well as original compositions. This is the orchestra’s fifth... Read More
March 02, 2018
JACKSON – The Jackson Branch of the Ocean County Library will host several free tax assistance sessions by members of AARP. Sessions will take place on the following dates from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.Mar. 8Mar. 15Mar. 22Mar. 29Apr. 5Apr. 12The branch is located 2 Jackson Drive.Attendees must bring previous year(s) returns, photo ID, social security or ITIN card, and all relevant documents related to the tax years to be prepared.There is no age... Read More
March 02, 2018
JACKSON – The Jackson Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “All About Autism” 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Mar. 14, 2 Jackson Drive.All About Autism is a discussion and support group for those whose lives are affected by autism. Attendees can share information, exchange ideas, and support one another.Registration is required for this free event. To register or for more information, visit theoceancountylibrary.org/events or call 732-928-4400, ext... Read More
March 02, 2018
JACKSON – The Jackson Branch of the Ocean County Library will collect donations for animal shelters in Ocean County throughout March.Items in great need include: blankets and towels, dry and wet dog and cat food, sturdy dog toys like Kong and Nylabone, cat toys, temptations hairball treats, KMR formula for kittens, Purina Kitten Chow, Baby Cat (Kibble for kittens), and Blue Buffalo basic dry cat food for sensitive digestion.These donations will... Read More
March 02, 2018
JACKSON – The Jackson Branch of the Ocean County Library will host a series of technology classes for adults in the month of March.“Google It!” 10 a.m. Monday, Mar. 5. Users with some Internet experience can learn the many features of Google. Topics include using the search box, finding images, and getting driving directions.“Microsoft Word Basics” 2 p.m. Tuesday, Mar. 6. Learn how to create and format a document. Topics include writing text,... Read More
March 02, 2018
JACKSON – The Jackson Branch of the Ocean County Library will host weekly meetings of the Knit-Chat-Chain Volunteers. Here are the dates and times of upcoming meetings:Mar. 5, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.Mar. 12, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.Mar. 19, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.Mar. 26, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.Apr. 2, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.Apr. 9, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.Apr. 16, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.Apr. 23, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.Apr. 30, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.The branch is located 2 Jackson Drive.Would... Read More