September 03, 2019
BERKELEY – The Berkeley Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “Suicide Prevention: QPR Training” at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sep. 25.QPR stands for question, persuade, and refer – the three simple steps anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide. People trained in QPR learn how to recognize the warning signs of a suicide crisis and how to question, persuade, and refer someone to help.This program is presented by the Division of Mental... Read More
September 03, 2019
JACKSON – The Jackson Branch of the Ocean County Library will host several business-related programs this fall presented in partnership with SCORE of Ocean County.“Communication Skills for Improved Relationships in Your Business” 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sep. 25. Award-winning communications and marketing professional Nicole Pace-Addeo will present this high-impact seminar on promoting your business through networking, sales pitches, and... Read More
September 03, 2019
JACKSON – The Jackson Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “Seasonal Doll Craft” at 12:30 p.m. on Monday, Sep. 23 and Thursday, Sep. 26.Create a doll from the pages of a book. All materials will be provided, including decorative items to enable your doll to be ready for the holiday season. Participants must attend both sessions.The branch is located at 2 Jackson Drive.Registration is required for this free program. To register, call the... Read More
September 03, 2019
JACKSON – The Jackson Branch of the Ocean County Library will host various programs for adults throughout September.“National Mushroom Month: Uncovering the Fascinating World of Mushrooms” 2 p.m. Saturday, Sep. 14. Learn all about mushrooms. Taste and view a variety of mushrooms with enthusiast Gina Conti.“Celebrate Hispanic Cuisine in Honor of Hispanic Heritage Month” 11 a.m. Monday, Sep. 16. Join Jennifer Klein, Registered Dietician with the... Read More
September 03, 2019
TOMS RIVER – The Toms River Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “New Creations,” an art exhibit by the Toms River Artist Community, throughout September.The collection consists of various styles and mediums of art and will be on display in the 2nd Floor Gallery.The Toms River Artist Community is an organization of local artists whose goal is to strengthen the artist community and enrich the local environment. They each have a different... Read More
September 03, 2019
TOMS RIVER – The Toms River Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “Senior Art Therapy,” an art exhibit by artists from Brandywine Living in Toms River, throughout September.The collection consists of various styles of painting and will be on display in the McConnell Gallery.Brandywine Living is celebrating National Assisted Living Week’s “A Spark of Creativity.” All of the art exhibited has been created by residents of Brandywine Living... Read More
August 27, 2019
MANCHESTER – The Manchester Branch of the Ocean County Library will host various craft programs for adults throughout the month of September.“Book Pages Roses” 1 p.m. Thursday, Sep. 5. Create beautiful flowers from the pages of old books for gifts or decorations. Participants may even create a centerpiece or a wreath.“Create a Fall Flower Basket” 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sep. 11. Local florist Tracy Vincent from Whiting Flower Shoppe will show how to... Read More
August 27, 2019
MANCHESTER – The Manchester Branch of the Ocean County Library will host a variety of featured programs throughout the month of September.“Art Reception for Christopher Ritter” 2 p.m. Saturday, Sep. 7. Drop in to meet this local artist, listen to him discuss his work, and have refreshments. You may also view Ritter’s exhibit of oil paintings during the library’s regular business hours whenever the meeting room is available until it is removed.... Read More
August 27, 2019
MANCHESTER – The Manchester Branch of the Ocean County Library will host programs in September as part of their “Chapters of Health” series. Presenters are often professionals from local health-related organizations that have partnered with the library to help educate the public.“Mindfulness Meditation” 10:30 a.m. Monday, Sep. 16. Learn the art of gratitude through guided meditation exercises and sitting in silence. Both novice and intermediate... Read More
August 27, 2019
MANCHESTER – The Manchester Branch of the Ocean County Library will host a variety of regularly held activities throughout the month of September.“Writer’s Circle” 2 p.m. Tuesdays, Sep. 3 and 17. Critique one another’s work and discuss issues pertinent to authorship and getting published. No registration is required.“Movie Wednesdays” 6 p.m. Wednesdays, Sep. 4, 11, 18, and 25. Watch movies on the big screen without the admission fee of a movie... Read More