All branches of the Ocean County Library will be closed Friday, March 30th for Good Friday and Sunday, April 1st for Easter Sunday. All branches will be open Saturday, March 31st and Monday, April 2nd.

Berkeley Library Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month With “Day of the Dead/Dia De Los Muertos” Program

September 29, 2017

BERKELEY – The Berkeley Branch of the Ocean County Library, 30 Station Rd. is hosting a “Day of the Dead/Dia de los Muertos” program at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 18.

Learn about this Mexican holiday that is truly a celebration of life. Presenter Sue Good will show photos of the celebration from Oaxaca, Mexico, and will explain the symbolism behind ofrendas (altars set up to honor and remember ancestors).

The presentation will conclude with a craft. Children ages 6 and up, teens, and family members are welcome to attend.

Registration is required for this free event. To register call 732-269-2144 or visit

PDF icon 09-29-2017-berkeley-day-of-dead.pdf