September 19, 2018
JACKSON – The Ocean County Library will host “All About Autism” at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 26 at the Jackson Branch, 2 Jackson Drive.“All About Autism” is a discussion and support group for caregivers of those affected by autism. Attendees will explore ways in which autism has affected their lives.Teen volunteers will run supervised activities for children 12 or under.Registration is required for this free event. Please notify the branch... Read More
September 19, 2018
JACKSON – The Ocean County Library will host various tech classes for adults throughout the month of October at the Jackson Branch.“Presenting Google Drive” 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2. Learn to use this free resource to access files and folders anywhere. Topics will include uploading files and folders, organizing documents, sharing files, and more. Participants must have a working Gmail account and know their passwords.“Spotlight on Windows 10” 10... Read More
September 18, 2018
TOMS RIVER – The Ocean County Library will host a concert by violinist Dr. David Podles at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5 at the Toms River Branch.In honor of Columbus Day, Dr. Podles will present the most poignant and celebrated Italian pieces from Vivaldi, Paganini, Rossini, and Puccini, as well as tarantellas, mazurkas, and Italian-American classics.Dr. Podles has performed as a soloist and with orchestras throughout the world, including Lincoln... Read More
September 05, 2018
LONG BEACH ISLAND – The Ocean County Library will host “Red Cross Blood Drive” 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, September 19 at the Long Beach Island Branch, 609-494-2480.Blood donations are always needed. One donation can help one or more people.The branch is located 217 S. Central Ave., Surf City.Register an appointment at redcrossblood.org or by phone at 1-800-733-2767.
August 28, 2018
MANCHESTER – The Manchester Branch of the Ocean County Library will host several educational and entertaining featured events in September in the newly restored Meeting Room.“Create Miniature Planter Magnets for Your Refrigerator Door” 1 p.m. Tuesday, September 11. Paint, decorate, and affix strong magnets. Then fill tiny pots with soil and assorted plants.“My Lighthouse Key: Poetry in Words and Watercolors” 2 p.m. Monday, September 24. Local... Read More
August 28, 2018
MANCHESTER – The Manchester Branch of the Ocean County Library will host several health programs as part of the library’s Chapters of Health series. Chapters of Health programs provide information on health topics.“Keeping Your Grandkids Safe and Happy While in Your Care” 2 p.m. Monday, September 10. This interactive seminar will cover child safety at home, outdoors, and on the road. Attendees will receive the free home safety kits with the... Read More
August 28, 2018
MANCHESTER – The Ocean County Library will host activities for adults in September at its Manchester Branch, 21 Colonial Drive.“Advanced French Club” 6 p.m. Monday, September 10. This meeting will feature a film screening and discussion. This group meets once per month. This is primarily a conversation group to discuss topical events in French, read and discuss French texts, and engage in other French-oriented activities. It is geared toward... Read More
August 28, 2018
MANCHESTER – The Manchester Branch of the Ocean County Library will host film screenings on Wednesdays throughout September. See films on the big screen without the admission fee of a movie theater.Each film of the week will be screened at 12:30 p.m., 3:15 p.m., and 6 p.m.Screenings will take place September 12, 19, and 26.The branch is located at 21 Colonial Drive.Registration is not required for these free programs. For film information, call... Read More
August 28, 2018
MANCHESTER – In time for the holidays, the Manchester Branch of the Ocean County Library’s knitting and crocheting group will be making hats and scarves for children of Ocean County who are in need.Every holiday season, the Ocean County Health Department collects donations of gloves, mittens, hats, and scarves which they gift to children from their clinics.The Manchester Branch’s creations will be added to this cause. The knitters need new... Read More
August 28, 2018
POINT PLEASANT BOROUGH – The Point Pleasant Borough Branch of the Ocean County Library will host “Islam in/and America” 2 p.m. Wednesday, September 19.Dr. Sylvia Chan-Malik of Rutgers University will present the history and presence of Islam in the United States.Participants will examine the construction and evolution of U.S. Muslim identity, community, and culture from the colonial era to the present.The event will also explore the diversity... Read More