February 25, 2021
BRICK TOWNSHIP – The Ocean County Library Brick Branch invites you to enjoy a St. Patrick’s Day celebration in the comfort of your own home. “Sounds of Ireland: A Virtual Music Concert with Charlie Zahm” will take place at 6:30 PM Thursday, March 18.According to www.charliezahm.com, the guitarist and singer weaves history, folklore, and humor into his repertoire of familiar favorites and hidden gems.Zahm has released 28 compact discs of Celtic... Read More
February 25, 2021
BRICK TOWNSHIP –  Learn how to play American-style Mah Jongg, wherever you need to be. The Ocean County Library Brick Branch will present a four-part virtual program, “Mah Jongg for Beginners,” starting 10:30 AM Tuesday, March 9.“Mah Jongg for Beginners” is geared for those new to the fun, competitive game. Instructor Christine Blackford will explain the tiles, their function to the Charleston and National Mah-Jongg League rules, the... Read More
February 19, 2021
TOMS RIVER – Celebrate Black History Month with the Ocean County Library and the Toms River Area NAACP, during a virtual production by the Bright Star Touring Theatre, beginning 12:00 Noon Saturday, February 27.Let It Shine: The American Civil Rights Movement 1955-68 introduces viewers to iconic events and people in the advancement of equal rights, including Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Rosa Parks, Freedom Rides, Sit-Ins, the 1963 March on... Read More
February 11, 2021
TOMS RIVER – Join the Ocean County Library for a virtual discussion of the PBS documentary American Creed, 6:30 PM Tuesday, February 16. The online panel consists of Rutgers University Assistant Professor Dr. Nicole Mirra; author and social media host Gregory Andrus; entrepreneur Joel Markel; and communications and civics expert Claude E. Taylor. Dr. Mirra’s work in urban teacher education explores critical literacy and civic... Read More
February 11, 2021
Brick – The Ocean County Library’s Brick Branch is closed until Tuesday, February 16 for cleaning due to COVID-19. All necessary steps have been taken to ensure the safety of our staff and the public. Items currently on hold at the Brick Branch will be extended for their patrons’ convenience. Please contact any Branch of the Ocean County Library for assistance. Ocean County Library’s online programs, databases, and services are... Read More
February 10, 2021
TOMS RIVER – The Ocean County Library will facilitate a virtual presentation regarding practical, therapeutic and care-related planning on behalf of those with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, 3 PM Wednesday, March 10. “Legal, Financial and Ethical Care Planning for Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias” is open to all who register by March 9. Registrants will receive a link to the Zoom discussion via email. Leading the... Read More
February 09, 2021
TOMS RIVER – All branches of the Ocean County Library will be closed Monday, February 15th for Presidents’ Day.We encourage our customers to use the Library’s online resources, databases, eBooks, eMagazines, video and audio streams and digital classes. They are available continuously at www.theoceancountylibrary.org.
February 04, 2021
Little Egg Harbor – The Ocean County Library’s Little Egg Harbor Branch is closed until Monday, February 8 for cleaning after an employee tested positive for Covid-19. All necessary steps have been taken to ensure the safety of our staff and the public. Items currently on hold at the Little Egg Harbor Branch will be extended for their patrons’ convenience. Please contact any Branch of the Ocean County Library for assistance. ... Read More
January 28, 2021
TOMS RIVER – What’s your fondest Ocean County Library recollection of 2020? Share your stories, thoughts, and photos throughout February, as libraries statewide observe SnapShot Day.The annual celebration by the New Jersey State Library and New Jersey Library Association documents the wonderful people, places, events, materials, and experiences that make up a day in the life of a library.Since the COVID-19 pandemic began in March 2020, the Ocean... Read More
January 27, 2021
Lakewood – The Ocean County Library’s Lakewood Branch is closed for cleaning after an employee tested positive for Covid-19. The Branch has an anticipated reopening of Tuesday, February 2. All necessary steps have been taken to ensure the safety of our staff and the public. Items currently on hold at the Lakewood Branch will be extended for their patrons’ convenience. Please contact any Branch of the Ocean County Library for... Read More