August 28, 2018
MANCHESTER – The Manchester Branch of the Ocean County Library will host several educational and entertaining featured events in September in the newly restored Meeting Room.“Create Miniature Planter Magnets for Your Refrigerator Door” 1 p.m. Tuesday, September 11. Paint, decorate, and affix strong magnets. Then fill tiny pots with soil and assorted plants.“My Lighthouse Key: Poetry in Words and Watercolors” 2 p.m. Monday, September 24. Local... Read More
August 28, 2018
MANCHESTER – The Manchester Branch of the Ocean County Library will host several health programs as part of the library’s Chapters of Health series. Chapters of Health programs provide information on health topics.“Keeping Your Grandkids Safe and Happy While in Your Care” 2 p.m. Monday, September 10. This interactive seminar will cover child safety at home, outdoors, and on the road. Attendees will receive the free home safety kits with the... Read More
August 28, 2018
MANCHESTER – The Ocean County Library will host activities for adults in September at its Manchester Branch, 21 Colonial Drive.“Advanced French Club” 6 p.m. Monday, September 10. This meeting will feature a film screening and discussion. This group meets once per month. This is primarily a conversation group to discuss topical events in French, read and discuss French texts, and engage in other French-oriented activities. It is geared toward... Read More
August 28, 2018
MANCHESTER – The Manchester Branch of the Ocean County Library will host film screenings on Wednesdays throughout September. See films on the big screen without the admission fee of a movie theater.Each film of the week will be screened at 12:30 p.m., 3:15 p.m., and 6 p.m.Screenings will take place September 12, 19, and 26.The branch is located at 21 Colonial Drive.Registration is not required for these free programs. For film information, call... Read More
August 28, 2018
MANCHESTER – In time for the holidays, the Manchester Branch of the Ocean County Library’s knitting and crocheting group will be making hats and scarves for children of Ocean County who are in need.Every holiday season, the Ocean County Health Department collects donations of gloves, mittens, hats, and scarves which they gift to children from their clinics.The Manchester Branch’s creations will be added to this cause. The knitters need new... Read More
August 28, 2018
POINT PLEASANT BOROUGH – The Point Pleasant Borough Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “Islam in/and America” 2 p.m. Wednesday, September 19.Dr. Sylvia Chan-Malik of Rutgers University will present the history and presence of Islam in the United States.Participants will examine the construction and evolution of U.S. Muslim identity, community, and culture from the colonial era to the present.The event will also explore the diversity... Read More
August 28, 2018
TOMS RIVER – The Ocean County Library will host “New Horizons”, a month-long exhibit by Toms River Artist Community, at the Toms River Branch, 101 Washington Street.The collection will be displayed in the Second Floor Gallery during September. It will consist of various media.The work will represent the unique creative expressions of the Toms River Artist Community. This local organization consists of local artists engaging in various styles and... Read More
August 28, 2018
JACKSON – The Jackson Branch of the Ocean County Library will host various free programs for adults throughout September.“Afternoon Film” 2:30 p.m. Thursday, September 13. Visit theoceancountylibrary.org/events for film information.“Mindfulness Meditation: On Gratitude” 3 p.m. Friday, September 14. Open to novice and skilled practitioners. Learn the beautiful art of gratitude. This practice includes informational teachings, guided meditation,... Read More
August 28, 2018
LONG BEACH ISLAND – Are you an artist looking to showcase your work? The Long Beach Island Branch of the Ocean County Library is looking for artists to display their work in the branch’s Meeting Room.There are monthly slots available throughout the year.The branch is located at 217 South Central Avenue, Surf City.Stop by the branch to see the space and/or inquire about availability. You may also call the branch at 609-494-2480 and speak to... Read More
August 28, 2018
LONG BEACH ISLAND – The Ocean County Library will host various events at its Long Beach Island Branch in September.“Easter Rising to Lasting Peace” 1 p.m. Monday, September 10. Professor Ken Kochan will investigate the development of Ireland from the Easter Rising in 1916 to the peace treaty in Northern Ireland in 1997. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Island Library.“Essential Oils 101” 6 p.m. Monday, September 10. Learn about... Read More