All branches of the Ocean County Library will be closed Sunday, May 27 and Monday, May 28 in observance of Memorial Day. All branches will reopen Tuesday, May 29, with the exception of the Manchester Branch.

The Manchester Branch will be closed for renovations May 29th and will reopen June 11th.

Q&A Session for Teen Disaster Preparedness Camp Coming to Jackson Library

May 08, 2018

JACKSON – The Jackson Branch of the Ocean County Library will host a question and answer session on “What is MyPI?,” a summer camp to teach teens about natural disaster preparation.

This session will take place 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 29, 2 Jackson Drive.

Laura Eppinger of Ocean County 4-H Rutgers Cooperative Extension will explain the MyPI Camp, which will run from June 25 to August 13 at the Jackson Branch. Sixteen hours of instruction will take place over eight weeks.

This resume-building camp will instruct teens on fire safety, search and rescue, weather conditions, basic wound care, and disaster psychology. Participants will gain volunteer and community service experience. Those who complete the training will receive Disaster Preparedness Certification.

Interested teens will be able to register for the camp at this session. Those unable to attend this session may contact Teen Services Librarian Carolyn Aversano at caversano@theoceancountylibrary.org to obtain an application.

Registration is required for this session. To register, visit theoceancountylibrary.org/events or call 732-928-4400.

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