October 01, 2018
TOMS RIVER – The Ocean County Library will host drummer and author Carmine Appice 6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22 at the Toms River Branch.He will discuss his book “Stick It!: My Life of Sex, Drums, and Rock ‘n’ Roll” and have a Q&A session.Carmine Appice has drummed for Vanilla Fudge since 1966, playing on each of the group’s studio albums. Vanilla Fudge has toured as an opening act for Jimi Hendrix, Cream, and Led Zeppelin. Appice is also a... Read More
October 01, 2018
LONG BEACH ISLAND – The Ocean County Library will host “Estate Planning Workshop” 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11 at the Long Beach Island Branch.This free informational session will cover estate taxes, wills, living wills, attorneys, trust, asset protection, and Medicaid qualification.The program will be presented by Paul R. Daniele, Esq.The Branch is located at 217 S Central Ave, Surf City.Registration is required for this free program. To register,... Read More
October 01, 2018
LONG BEACH ISLAND – The Ocean County Library will host “Friends of the Island Library Annual Open House” 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21 at the Long Beach Island Branch.Celebrate National Friends of Libraries Week at this open house featuring refreshments, entertainment, and a fundraising silent auction.This event will also feature entertainment with Flavian’s “Mind Reading Game Show” beginning at 2:45 p.m.The branch is located at 217 S.... Read More
October 01, 2018
JACKSON – The Jackson Branch of the Ocean County Library will host a variety of programs throughout October. “Armchair Traveling Series: Best American Hikes (Documentary)” 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 11. Explore the world without leaving the library. This documentary will take you through four of the best hikes in the United States. This film is available through OCL database Access Video on Demand.“Afternoon Film” 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11... Read More
October 01, 2018
JACKSON – The Ocean County Library will host “Aging Safely” at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17 at the Jackson Branch.Learn to avoid scams and legal pitfalls. Members of local law, financial, and healthcare firms will assist you in avoiding problems as you age.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.
October 01, 2018
JACKSON – The Ocean County Library will host “Immigrant State: Jersey’s Influential Gate” at 2 p.m. at the Jackson Branch.This event will tell New Jersey’s big story of immigration, packed into a little state.Immigration in New Jersey has been and still is distinct by region. Considering and learning more about what this means can lead to more informed communities.Film clips, texts, and media coverage will guide participants in a candid... Read More
September 21, 2018
MANCHESTER – The Manchester Branch of the Ocean County Library will host its regular programs throughout October.“Writer’s Circle” 2 p.m. Tuesdays, Oct. 2 and 16. Critique one another’s work and discuss issues pertinent to authorship and getting published. No registration required.“Chicks with Sticks” 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24, and 31, and 2 p.m. Thursdays, Oct. 11 and 25. Participants work on individual knitting and crocheting... Read More
September 21, 2018
TOMS RIVER – The Ocean County Library will host “Medicare 101: Aging In” at several branches throughout October.“Medicare 101: Aging In” will provide an overview of Medicare and the aging process, including what Medicare is, who qualifies, how Medicare works with other insurance, Medicare parts A through D and supplemental policies, and how to decide which plan is best for you.Attendees will learn the steps to prepare for the day they are... Read More
September 20, 2018
MANCHESTER – The Ocean County Library will host six programs at its Manchester Branch throughout the month of October as part of its “Chapters of Health” program series.“Five Wishes” 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5. Registered nurse Claire Verruni will teach you about the “Five Wishes”, an easy-to-complete form to state exactly how you want to be treated should you become seriously ill. This program is sponsored by the Center for Healthy Aging at RWJ... Read More
September 20, 2018
MANCHESTER – The Ocean County Library will host various programs at the Manchester Branch throughout the month of October.“Unclaimed Financial Assets in New Jersey” 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6. Unclaimed property is any financial asset that has been unclaimed by its rightful owner for a specified time period. A representative of the New Jersey Unclaimed Property Administration can assist you if there is any unclaimed money owed to you by the State... Read More