July 05, 2019
TOMS RIVER – The Toms River Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “The 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising with LGBT Activist Mark Segal” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 1.Mark Segal will share his story of being present at the Stonewall Uprising that propelled him into 50 years of LGBT activism. The program will also include a book sale and signing.Mark Segal is the founder of the Philadelphia Gay News and author of “And Then I Danced... Read More
July 01, 2019
JACKSON – The Jackson Branch of the Ocean County Library will screen a documentary film on sharks at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 24.This film investigates sharks' importance to ecosystems and humankind's mass destruction of the species worldwide. It debunks historical stereotypes and media depictions of sharks and reveals the reality of sharks as pillars in the evolution of the seas.The runtime of the film is 88 minutes and it is rated PG.This... Read More
June 28, 2019
JACKSON – The Jackson Branch of the Ocean County Library will host a blood drive by the American Red Cross from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 31.To make an appointment, call the branch at 732-928-4400, ext. 3808, call the Red Cross at 1-800-733-2767, or register online at redcrossblood.org. Walk-ins are welcome but appointments are preferred.Teens at least 16 years of age may donate with permission of a parent or guardian.The branch is... Read More
June 28, 2019
LONG BEACH ISLAND – The Long Beach Island Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “The Growing Economic Crisis” at 7 p.m. Monday, July 29.Dr. Mary Gatta, Associate Professor at City University of New York, will present research from her latest book, “Waiting on Retirement: Aging and Economic Security in Low Wage Work.”The United States is facing an imminent grim reality: more and more workers are not able to retire.Dr. Gatta spent several... Read More
June 28, 2019
LONG BEACH ISLAND – The Long Beach Island Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “How Does Your Garden Grow?” at 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays, July 16, 23, 30, August 6, 13, and 20.Rutgers Master Gardeners will be available to answer any lawn, tree, or plant questions you may have. Attendees may bring in dying or diseased cuttings and insect pests for diagnosis, identification, and recommendations.The branch is located at 217 S. Central Ave., Surf... Read More
June 28, 2019
LONG BEACH ISLAND – The Long Beach Island Branch of the Ocean county Library will host a papermaking class for adults at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, July 25.Debbie Hadley from Wild Jersey will show you how to recycle junk mail and make your own paper. Add seeds to the mix and you can plant your paper in spring.The branch is located at 217 S. Central Ave., Surf City.Registration is required for this free event. To register, call the branch at 609-494-... Read More
June 28, 2019
LONG BEACH ISLAND – The Long Beach Island Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “New Jersey Resources Solar Program” at 7 p.m. Monday, July 15.Solar Energy Consultant Nicholas Ianiello will teach you regenerate your own clean energy instead of paying for traditional electricity. This helps the environment and combats rising energy costs.This program will also cover the process and eligibility requirements for solar energy.The branch is... Read More
June 28, 2019
LONG BEACH ISLAND – The Long Beach Island Branch of the Ocean county Library will host “Soup’s On!” at 1 p.m. Monday, July 15.This demonstration for teens and adults will show how to combine fresh ingredients to create healthy soups using a blender. It will include a “tasting bar” and recipes to take home.Food may contain potential allergens. Inquire for details.The branch is located at 217 S. Central Ave., Surf City.Registration is required for... Read More
June 28, 2019
TOMS RIVER – The Toms River Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “Meet a Wolf” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 25.Come and learn why wolves are not dangerous and meet two wolfdogs from Howling Woods Farm after the presentation.This presentation will cover wolf natural history, including social bonds, pack interactions, diet, breeding, hunting, territory, and more. It will also cover the differences between wolves and dogs, and why wolfdogs... Read More
June 20, 2019
MANCHESTER – The Manchester Branch of the Ocean County Library will host its regularly held activities for adults throughout the month of July.“Writer’s Circle” 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 2 and 16. Critique one another’s work and discuss issues pertinent to authorship and getting published.“Wednesday Movies” 6 p.m. Wednesdays, July 3, 10, 17, 24, and 31. See movies on the big screen without the admission fee of a movie theater. Call the branch or... Read More