March 06, 2020
LACEY TOWNSHIP – The Ocean County Library, Lacey Branch will honor Women’s History Month by presenting “Soldiers Without Guns: Women Defense Workers of World War II,” 2 p.m. Friday, Mar. 27.Living History Interpreter Stacy Roth will relate the lives of the mothers, wives, sisters and daughters who were living symbols of the iconic “Rosie the Riveter.”The branch is located at 10 East Lacey Road.Registration is required for this free program. To... Read More
March 06, 2020
TOMS RIVER – The Ocean County Library, Toms River Branch will host “Meet the Music,” a series of fun, hands-on musical adventures for young people, in March, April and May.“Meet the Music” aims to acquaint children age 6 to 12 and their families with the brass, woodwind and string families of orchestras. Members of the Garden State Philharmonic and the Garden State Philharmonic Youth Orchestra will perform.After each performance, children and... Read More
March 02, 2020
LACEY TOWNSHIP – Does your family tree have roots in the Emerald Isle? If you’re not sure, would you like to know? The Ocean County Library, Lacey Branch, will host “Tracing Your Irish Ancestry,” 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 17.Dawn Heyson, Branch Manager and Librarian in the OCL Little Egg Harbor Branch, will offer tips to help you follow your lineage through generations.The branch is located at 10 East Lacey Road.Registration is required for this... Read More
March 02, 2020
LACEY TOWNSHIP – In observance of Women’s History Month, the Ocean County Library, Lacey Branch will present a discussion by the League of Women Voters of New Jersey at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 11.Representatives will trace the organization’s history, and will examine the ways that the citizen advocacy group has affected America’s social dialogue since its founding in 1920.The League gradually expanded its sphere of influence to address matters... Read More
March 02, 2020
WARETOWN – Songs and tales of the Emerald Isle will spring to life during “An Irish Serenade with Jessica Carroll,” 6 p.m. Monday, Mar. 23, at the Ocean County Library, Waretown Branch.Jessica will lead her audience in a tribute to Ireland in story and song, accompanied by her gentle acoustic guitar and incomparable vocals.The branch is located at 112 Main Street.The recital is sponsored by the Friends of the Waretown LibraryRegistration is... Read More
February 25, 2020
LITTLE EGG HARBOR – Parents and caregivers of children age 1 – 3 are invited to bring their youngsters to “1, 2, 3, Grow With Me – Family Place,” 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Mar. 4, 11, 18, and 25 at the Ocean County Library, Little Egg Harbor Branch.The Family Libraries® program encourages children to meet and play, and for parents to network, for one hour each week. Resource professionals will discuss educational issues and offer tips about toilet... Read More
February 25, 2020
TOMS RIVER – The Ocean County Library offers programs through March to educate and enable you for the US Census 2020, ahead of Census Day on April 1.“You Count: Census 2020,” 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Mar. 3, Stafford Branch, 129 N. Main St., Manahawkin, 609-597-3381. Learn why the Census is important, how to understand questions, and how your information is safeguarded.“The U.S. Census: Then and Now,” 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Mar. 10, Lacey Branch, 10 East... Read More
February 25, 2020
TOMS RIVER – The Ocean County Library, Toms River Branch will close at 3 p.m. Friday, Mar. 6, to prepare for the Ocean County Library Foundation’s 4th annual “Links with the Masters” fundraising event.Normal business hours resume at 9 a.m. Saturday, Mar. 7.We encourage our customers to use the library’s online resources, including databases, ebooks, emagazines, video and audio streams and digital classes. They are available continuously at www.... Read More
February 24, 2020
JACKSON – The Ocean County Library, Jackson Branch, will stage seven classes in March to help you master your computer skills, navigate the Internet, and take advantage of financial and creative tools, free to holders of valid OCL cards.“Computers 101,” 2 p.m. Friday, Mar. 6. New computer users can get an overview of the keyboard, mouse, files and folders, saving documents, and more.“Organizing Files,” 10 a.m. Monday, Mar. 9. Learn how to save... Read More
February 21, 2020
TOMS RIVER – Instructional workshops during the Ocean County Library’s 4th Annual Autism Resources Fair will aim to support individuals and families from onset through adulthood. The Fair will take place Saturday, Apr. 18, 10 a.m. at the Toms River Branch.“When Your Child Is Diagnosed: NJ State Services for Children with Developmental Disabilities,” by Ocean Partnership for Children, Inc“Safety Measures: Protecting Your Loved One,” by the Ocean... Read More