The Manchester Branch will be closed for renovations May 29th and will reopen June 11th.
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
March 01, 2018
TOMS RIVER - The Ocean County Library will present “Ladies of Country Music with Elaine and the Cimarron Sky Band” at four branches.Celebrate Women’s History Month as the band will perform the classic country songs of singers Loretta Lynn, Dolly Parton, Patsy Cline, and Emmylou Harris and other legendary stars.The band will perform at the following branches:Lakewood Branch, 301 Lexington Ave., 732-363-1435, 2 p.m. Sun., March 11Point Pleasant... Read More
March 01, 2018
LONG BEACH ISLAND – Ocean County Library will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with “Wearin’ of the Green - Songs from Ireland” at 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Wednesday, March 14 at the Long Beach Island Branch, 217 S. Central Ave. in Surf City.Gerry Murray, a musician from County Cavan, Ireland, will entertain with popular and traditional Irish songs. He will also lead the audience in a sing-a-long of some favorites.Refreshments will be available courtesy of... Read More
February 22, 2018
BRICK TOWNSHIP – Nothing in military history had the dimensions - or risks - of D-Day. Learn the strategy and obstacles of Operation Overlord, Wednesday, May 23, 6:30 PM at the Ocean County Library Brick Branch.Former Brookdale Community College History Professor Paul Zigo, founder and director of the World War II Era Studies Institute, explains the make-or-break circumstances of the June 6, 1944 attack at Normandy beach , the complex logistics... Read More
February 21, 2018
TOMS RIVER - The Ocean County Library will host a series of programs featuring Master Gardeners, trained and certified by the Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Ocean County. They will provide a wide range of horticultural information and gardening tips at the following branches:Lacey Branch, 10 East Lacey Rd., 609-693-8566, Get Your Veggie Garden Growing, Friday, March 16, 2 p.m. Master Gardener Berry Jones will provide... Read More