June 04, 2019
TOMS RIVER – The Toms River Branch of the Ocean County Library will host a performance by the Toms River Multigenerational Orchestra at 7 p.m. Monday, June 24.This local ensemble gathers musicians of all ages and skill levels who put on dynamic and engaging concerts. The orchestra will play a selection of classics and original compositions. This will be the group’s sixth performance at the library.The branch is located at 101 Washington Street.... Read More
May 31, 2019
TOMS RIVER – Welcome Beanstack, your one stop shop for tracking your reading progress and activities at the Ocean County Library. Earn digital badges by logging books, tracking reading times or pages read, attend programming, or write reviews for our year-round reading challenges.Beanstack allows readers to:Keep track of all family members’ reading logs, progress, and rewards on one accountEarn digital badges during reading challenges all year... Read More
May 29, 2019
JACKSON – The Jackson Branch of the Ocean County Library will screen the “Hong Kong and Taiwan” episode of the travel docuseries “Globe Trekker” at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 13.This screening is part of the branch’s “Armchair Traveling” series of programs, allowing you to explore the world without leaving the library.This film is available through the OCL database Access Video On Demand.The branch is located at 2 Jackson Drive.Registration is... Read More
May 29, 2019
LONG BEACH ISLAND – The Long Beach Island Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “Beyond Bathrooms & Binaries” at 6 p.m. Monday, June 17.Controversies about transgender students, athletes, and service members have drawn attention to the challenges gender nonconforming people face in public life. Dr. Kiki Jameson, president of the Fund for New Jersey, will explore, through informed conversations and specific examples, why labels are so... Read More
May 29, 2019
PLUMSTED – The Plumsted Branch of the Ocean County Library will host its 20th anniversary celebration at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 15.This all-ages celebration will feature special guests from the community, including a proclamation from the town.There will also be activities and a visit from the Ocean County Library mascot, Sparks.The branch is located at 119 Evergreen Road, New Egypt.No registration is required for this free event. For more... Read More
May 24, 2019
MANCHESTER – The Manchester Branch of the Ocean County Library will host a variety of events throughout the month of June.“How to Break Up with Your Clutter” 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 4. Need to declutter? Organizing specialist Jamie Novak will teach you how to let go of things you no longer use. Novak puts a humorous spin on overcoming obstacles to getting organized, and is a bestselling author of books on decluttering and organizing.“Create Flower... Read More
May 24, 2019
MANCHESTER – The Manchester Branch of the Ocean County Library will host free film screenings at 6 p.m. Wednesdays, June 5, 12, 19, and 26. See movies on the big screen without the admission fee of a movie theater.Each movie in June will have an LGBTQ theme in honor of Pride Month.For film information, call the branch at 732-657-7600, view the monthly brochure, or visit theoceancountylibrary.org/events.The branch is located at 21 Colonial Drive.... Read More
May 24, 2019
LONG BEACH ISLAND – The Long Beach Island Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “Career Services for Persons with Disabilities” from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday, June 7.The Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services (DVRS) may be able to help those with disabilities which interfere with one’s ability to find and/or maintain employment. DVRS services include career counseling, vocational training, assistive technology, and job coaching.... Read More
May 22, 2019
JACKSON – The Jackson Branch of the Ocean County Library will host several tech classes throughout the month of June.“Spotlight On: Microsoft Windows 10” 10 a.m. Monday, June 3. Become familiar with the features of this operating system.“Presenting Google Drive” 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 4. Learn to store and access files. An active Gmail account and password are required.“Microsoft Word Basics” 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 5. Learn to create and format a... Read More
May 22, 2019
TOMS RIVER – The Toms River Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “Wedding Planning 101” at 6 p.m. Monday, June 3.Recently engaged and ready to start planning your dream wedding? This presentation will cover the basics of wedding planning, from budgets to vendors, invitations, DIY craft ideas, and more.The branch is located at 101 Washington Street.Registration is required for this free event. To register, call the branch at 732-349-6200... Read More