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Wise Women Say: Women's History Month Quiz Online

Toms River Branch Test your knowledge of "notable quotables" from famous women past and present. Click this link to play the online quiz: https://kahoot.it/challenge/01908054?challenge-id=a09c1b73-6810-4645-b9ae-abc7328aeba2_1614609860078 Kahoot Game PIN: 01908054 Tip: Additional points are awarded for the speed of your response. Branch Location: Toms River Branch. Type of Event: Women's History Month. Virtual Program. Informational Program. Audience: Adults. Sunday, March 7, 2021. For more info visit kahoot.it.

The Famous Women of History Quiz

Berkeley Branch Take this virtual  quiz and see how these women made their mark in history. Presented by the Berkeley Branch in celebration of Women’s History Month. Use this link to get the quiz: https://kahoot.it/challenge/01491845?challenge-id=a041b01c-ec70-49bf-8f93-0bf0429c8621_1614350568460 OR Game PIN: 01491845. Branch Location: Virtual. Berkeley Branch. Type of Event: Virtual Program. Women's History Month. Audience: Tweens. Teens. Adults. Icon: Women's History Month. Sunday, March 7, 2021.

Take Home Storytime Kits

Brick Branch Are you missing stortytime?  We know we are!!  Stop by the Brick Library's children's department and pick up a take home storytime kit.  Each kit includes 3 books and a themed coloring sheet.  The only thing you'll need is some crayons to complete the coloring sheet. Branch Location: Brick Branch. Type of Event: Storytime. Virtual Program. DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Kids. Family. Sunday, March 7, 2021.

Weekly Take & Make Craft Kit

Brick Branch Craving crafts?  Stop by the Brick children's department and pick up a craft kit you can take home and make.  Each week we'll have a different craft kit you can grab.  Just ask us for one at the desk.  The only things you'll need at home to create the craft are crayons, scissors, and tape or glue.  Please just ask for one per child.  While supplies last. Branch Location: Brick Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Virtual Program. Audience: Kids. Family. Sunday, March 7, 2021.

Wise Women Say: Women's History Month Quiz Online

Toms River Branch Test your knowledge of "notable quotables" from famous women past and present. Click this link to play the online quiz: https://kahoot.it/challenge/01908054?challenge-id=a09c1b73-6810-4645-b9ae-abc7328aeba2_1614609860078 Kahoot Game PIN: 01908054 Tip: Additional points are awarded for the speed of your response. Branch Location: Toms River Branch. Type of Event: Women's History Month. Virtual Program. Informational Program. Audience: Adults. Monday, March 8, 2021. For more info visit kahoot.it.

Take & Make: Paper Plate Pandas

Beachwood Branch Pick up this Take & Make craft kit at the Beachwood Branch. It is perfect for celebrating Giant Panda Day this month. Recommended for ages 3 and up. This take-home craft will be available on a first come, first serve basis, while supplies last. Please limit 1 per child. Younger children will need help from a parent or caregiver to complete the craft.  , You may need these supplies from home: scissors, tape or glue, crayons or markers. Branch Location: Beachwood Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Kids. Family. Monday, March 8, 2021 – Saturday, March 13, 2021.

Cooking with Miss Joanne

Berkeley Branch Each month Miss Joanne will share a new recipe that you can make with your family. November: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wja-nBOILcg&t=37s December: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4B6FX38Slfg&t=3s January: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ha-tjqeq-8M&feature=youtu.be February: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gCjbAciaWKk March: link will be posted March 8th. Branch Location: Virtual. Berkeley Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. STEM/STEAM. Virtual Program. Audience: Kids. Tweens. Family. Monday, March 8, 2021 – Thursday, April 1, 2021.

Take & Make Weekly Craft

Berkeley Branch Stop by the Berkeley Branch each week for a different craft to make at home. Feel free to share pictures of your completed projects on our Facebook and Instagram pages. In Celebration of Women’s History Month, each week's craft will be connected to a remarkable woman and include information about her. Branch Location: Berkeley Branch. Virtual. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Program. Virtual Program. Audience: Kids. Monday, March 8, 2021 – Sunday, March 14, 2021.

Take and Make: Women’s History Month Cork Tile Craft

Berkeley Branch In Celebration of Women’s History Month.  Craft with with cork tile art at the Berkeley Branch. Decorate the tiles with your choice of famous women/famous quotations. You will need scissors and glue, all other supplies and instructions are included. While supplies last. Branch Location: Berkeley Branch. Type of Event: Women's History Month. DIY/Craft/Maker. Virtual Program. Audience: Adults. Icon: Women's History Month. Monday, March 8, 2021.

The Famous Women of History Quiz

Berkeley Branch Take this virtual  quiz and see how these women made their mark in history. Presented by the Berkeley Branch in celebration of Women’s History Month. Use this link to get the quiz: https://kahoot.it/challenge/01491845?challenge-id=a041b01c-ec70-49bf-8f93-0bf0429c8621_1614350568460 OR Game PIN: 01491845. Branch Location: Virtual. Berkeley Branch. Type of Event: Virtual Program. Women's History Month. Audience: Tweens. Teens. Adults. Icon: Women's History Month. Monday, March 8, 2021.

Take Home Storytime Kits

Brick Branch Are you missing stortytime?  We know we are!!  Stop by the Brick Library's children's department and pick up a take home storytime kit.  Each kit includes 3 books and a themed coloring sheet.  The only thing you'll need is some crayons to complete the coloring sheet. Branch Location: Brick Branch. Type of Event: Storytime. Virtual Program. DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Kids. Family. Monday, March 8, 2021.

Weekly Take & Make Craft Kit

Brick Branch Craving crafts?  Stop by the Brick children's department and pick up a craft kit you can take home and make.  Each week we'll have a different craft kit you can grab.  Just ask us for one at the desk.  The only things you'll need at home to create the craft are crayons, scissors, and tape or glue.  Please just ask for one per child.  While supplies last. Branch Location: Brick Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Virtual Program. Audience: Kids. Family. Monday, March 8, 2021.

Take & Make for Adults: Women Pioneers of Modern Dance

Manchester Branch In celebration of Women’s History Month, stop by the Manchester Branch and take home a Women Pioneers of Modern Dance craft kit. Create a modern dancer/figurine out of pipe cleaners and paper napkins. Most materials and step-by-step instructions are included with the kit. Scissors are not included. First come, first served, while supplies last. Branch Location: Manchester Branch. Virtual. Type of Event: Women's History Month. DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Adults. Monday, March 8, 2021 – Saturday, March 13, 2021.

Youth Art Month Take & Make: Collage Art

Manchester Branch Celebrate Youth Art Month by making a collage. Stop by the Manchester Branch to pick up your supplies. Available while supplies last. Branch Location: Manchester Branch. Virtual. Audience: Kids. Tweens. Monday, March 8, 2021 – Saturday, March 13, 2021.

Take & Make Adult Craft: Paper Pups

Tuckerton Branch Make a dog magnet from book pages and newspaper. Follow our suggestions, or make a portrait of your own doggo. Available at the Tuckerton Branch wile supplies last. Branch Location: Tuckerton Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Adults. Monday, March 8, 2021 – Saturday, March 13, 2021.

Take & Make Children's Craft: My Favorite Recipes

Tuckerton Branch Celebrate Women's History Month by trying handicrafts used by women throughout history. This week: cooking. Available while supplies last at the Tuckerton Branch. Branch Location: Tuckerton Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Women's History Month. Audience: Kids. Icon: Women's History Month. Monday, March 8, 2021 – Saturday, March 13, 2021.

Kids Take & Make Craft: Rainbow Shaker

Waretown Branch Kids are invited to pick up a simple craft kit from the Waretown Branch to take and do at home. Kits will be available to pick up starting Monday, March 8th at 1:00pm. Available while supplies last. Glue & coloring supplies will be needed to complete at home.  Recommended for ages 5 to 9. Kits are being provided by the generous support of our Friends of the Waretown Library. Branch Location: Waretown Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Virtual Program. Audience: Kids. Monday, March 8, 2021 – Monday, March 15, 2021.

Virtual Alma Thomas Heart Craft

Barnegat Branch Join us virtually on YouTube to learn about artist Alma Thomas and do a craft in her distinct artistic style. This craft requires glue, scissors, and various colored paper. Ages 4 and up. Click the web link below on or after Mar. 8. Branch Location: Barnegat Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Virtual Program. Women's History Month. Audience: Kids. Tweens. Family. Monday, March 8, 2021 – Wednesday, March 31, 2021. For more info visit youtu.be.

Take & Make Craft: Stained Glass Clovers

Toms River Branch Stop by the library and celebrate celebrate Irish history and heritage with a fun take-home craft kit. Kits will be available at the Toms River Branch starting on Monday, March 8th at 10:00 am. This take-home craft will be available on a first come, first served basis, while supplies last. Branch Location: Toms River Branch. Virtual. Type of Event: Virtual Program. DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Kids. Monday, March 8, 2021, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM.

Take & Make: Women Artists

Island Heights Branch Celebrate women artists with color and texture!  Featured artists include:  Clementine Hunter, Maria Sibylla Merian, and Mary Cassatt. One per child/tween.  Available while supplies last. Branch Location: Island Heights Branch. Virtual. Type of Event: Women's History Month. Virtual Program. DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Kids. Tweens. Monday, March 8, 2021, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM.

Kids Take & Make Monday: DIY Cup and Ball Game

Long Beach Island Branch Stop by the Long Beach Island Branch for a kit to create your own cup and ball game. This take-home craft will be available on a first come, first served basis, while supplies last. Branch Location: Long Beach Island Branch. Virtual. Type of Event: Virtual Program. Audience: Kids. Monday, March 8, 2021, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Women in History: Games, Puzzles, and More

Upper Shores Branch March 8 is International Women's Day, and March is Women's History Month. Celebrate women and their contributions to history with a memory game, word find, and more. First come, first serve, while supplies last. Limit 1 per child.  We provide the crafts and you provide the imagination!  , Younger children will need help from a parent or caregiver to complete the crafts.  , From home, you will need crayons or markers, a pencil, scissors and tape. Branch Location: Upper Shores Branch. Type of Event: Women's History Month. DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Kids. Icon: Art. Women's History Month. Monday, March 8, 2021, 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM.

Adult Take & Make: Celtic Knot Necklace

Stafford Branch Pick up your Celtic Knot Necklace kit at the Stafford Branch Circulation Desk. Make one necklace. Craft kits are one per customer at a first come, first serve basis. All supplies needed are provided. Branch Location: Stafford Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Diversity. Audience: Adults. Family. Monday, March 8, 2021, 12:00 PM – Saturday, March 13, 2021, 1:00 PM.

CANCELLED - Monday Movies

Barnegat Branch Monday Movies 2/3: Downton Abbey (PG) 122 min. 2/10: Rambo: Last Blood (R) 89 min. 2/24: Blinded by the light (PG-13) 115 min. Branch Location: Barnegat Branch. Type of Event: Movie. Audience: Adults. Monday, March 8, 2021, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

" Research and Write Nonfiction" -- Journalism Series - Part 2

Toms River Branch Join Professor Marc Aronson as he discusses the research process and the process of writing nonfiction. REG.  Professor Marc Aronson has worked in the field of literature for younger readers for more than thirty years as an author, editor, speaker, publisher, and critic. He is the only person to have been a winner or finalist for both of the American Library Association's prizes for excellence in youth nonfiction as both an author and as an editor. Professor Aronson currently teaches at Rutgers University.  JOURNALISM SERIES - A 3 Program Series of Programs Related to Journalism, Fake News & Researching. March 3, Wed. 3:30 pm - History of Journalism March 8, Mon. 3:30 pm - How to Research and Write NonFiction  March 17. Wed. 3:30 pm - Fake News. Branch Location: Toms River Branch. Type of Event: Virtual Program. Homeschool Program. Informational Program. Professional Development for Educators. Audience: Teens. Adults. Monday, March 8, 2021, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

CANCELLED - English Conversation Group - Monday nights

Lakewood Branch This program is for you if you've learned some English and want to practice speaking it with other English language learners.  Improve your accents, learn new vocabulary and American slang and become familiar with people from other cultures. Come any Monday night and practice with native English speakers and other people from a variety of countries.  We have friendly, informative meetings.  Everyone is welcome!  No registration is necessary. Branch Location: Lakewood Branch. Type of Event: Diversity. Audience: Adults. Monday, March 8, 2021, 6:30 PM.

Wise Women Say: Women's History Month Quiz Online

Toms River Branch Test your knowledge of "notable quotables" from famous women past and present. Click this link to play the online quiz: https://kahoot.it/challenge/01908054?challenge-id=a09c1b73-6810-4645-b9ae-abc7328aeba2_1614609860078 Kahoot Game PIN: 01908054 Tip: Additional points are awarded for the speed of your response. Branch Location: Toms River Branch. Type of Event: Women's History Month. Virtual Program. Informational Program. Audience: Adults. Tuesday, March 9, 2021. For more info visit kahoot.it.

The Famous Women of History Quiz

Berkeley Branch Take this virtual  quiz and see how these women made their mark in history. Presented by the Berkeley Branch in celebration of Women’s History Month. Use this link to get the quiz: https://kahoot.it/challenge/01491845?challenge-id=a041b01c-ec70-49bf-8f93-0bf0429c8621_1614350568460 OR Game PIN: 01491845. Branch Location: Virtual. Berkeley Branch. Type of Event: Virtual Program. Women's History Month. Audience: Tweens. Teens. Adults. Icon: Women's History Month. Tuesday, March 9, 2021.

Take Home Storytime Kits

Brick Branch Are you missing stortytime?  We know we are!!  Stop by the Brick Library's children's department and pick up a take home storytime kit.  Each kit includes 3 books and a themed coloring sheet.  The only thing you'll need is some crayons to complete the coloring sheet. Branch Location: Brick Branch. Type of Event: Storytime. Virtual Program. DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Kids. Family. Tuesday, March 9, 2021.

Weekly Take & Make Craft Kit

Brick Branch Craving crafts?  Stop by the Brick children's department and pick up a craft kit you can take home and make.  Each week we'll have a different craft kit you can grab.  Just ask us for one at the desk.  The only things you'll need at home to create the craft are crayons, scissors, and tape or glue.  Please just ask for one per child.  While supplies last. Branch Location: Brick Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Virtual Program. Audience: Kids. Family. Tuesday, March 9, 2021.

Paint Party to Go: Innovative Ceramic artists

Manchester Branch Learn about innovative women ceramic artists. Paint your own ceramic art piece. Stop by the Teen Zone at the Manchester Branch and pick up this Paint Party to Go Kit. Limited quantities, available while supplies last. Branch Location: Manchester Branch. Type of Event: Women's History Month. DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Tweens. Teens. Tuesday, March 9, 2021.

Take & Make: Rainbow Mobiles

Stafford Branch Stop by the Children's Department at the Stafford Branch to pick up a Rainbow craft kit, while supplies last. Branch Location: Stafford Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Kids. Tuesday, March 9, 2021 – Friday, March 12, 2021.

Virtual Program: Mah Jongg for Beginners

Brick Branch Learn the American version of Mah Jongg, while we shelter-in-place   It is a tile game of skill and chance for all ages in the rummy family, and is played typically with four people. The game is sociable, competitive, exciting and addictive, one that improves your memory and is lots of fun. The Instructor, Christine Blackford will explain the fundamentals; the tiles and their function to the Charleston and the National Mah Jongg League rules, the terminology and using the current yearly card, to strive for the winning hand. NO Mah Jongg experience or knowledge is required. Upon completion you will be confident and knowledgeable to join a game of Mah Jongg  -- there are some great sites to play while still at home, and be ready to join a live game soon! Registration is limited and is required.  When you register you are signing up for all 4 sessions.  Upon registration, you will be send a Zoom link as well as a copy of the 2020 mah jongg card This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Brick Library. F… Branch Location: Brick Branch. Audience: Adults. Tuesday, March 9, 2021, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM.

CANCELLED - Friends of the Barnegat Library Meeting

Barnegat Branch Join an active group looking for new ideas  to support the library. Ages 18 and up. Branch Location: Barnegat Branch. Type of Event: Friends Event. Audience: Adults. Tuesday, March 9, 2021, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Meet the Mayor

Lacey Branch Join us as the Lacey Branch hosts a virtual Meet the Mayor with Lacey Mayor Peter Curatolo. During this live virtual Jersey Connect Meet event you will be able to ask questions directly to the mayor in an informal setting. Held virtually every second Tuesday of the month from 5:30-6:30pm. Please register for this program in order to receive through email the virtual room link for this event. Branch Location: Lacey Branch. Virtual. Type of Event: Informational Program. Program. Virtual Program. Audience: Adults. Tuesday, March 9, 2021, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Knit Wits

Brick Branch We invite you to take some time for yourself. Bring your crochet, knitting or crafting needles and your craft. Branch Location: Brick Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Teens. Adults. Tuesday, March 9, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Wise Women Say: Women's History Month Quiz Online

Toms River Branch Test your knowledge of "notable quotables" from famous women past and present. Click this link to play the online quiz: https://kahoot.it/challenge/01908054?challenge-id=a09c1b73-6810-4645-b9ae-abc7328aeba2_1614609860078 Kahoot Game PIN: 01908054 Tip: Additional points are awarded for the speed of your response. Branch Location: Toms River Branch. Type of Event: Women's History Month. Virtual Program. Informational Program. Audience: Adults. Wednesday, March 10, 2021. For more info visit kahoot.it.

The Famous Women of History Quiz

Berkeley Branch Take this virtual  quiz and see how these women made their mark in history. Presented by the Berkeley Branch in celebration of Women’s History Month. Use this link to get the quiz: https://kahoot.it/challenge/01491845?challenge-id=a041b01c-ec70-49bf-8f93-0bf0429c8621_1614350568460 OR Game PIN: 01491845. Branch Location: Virtual. Berkeley Branch. Type of Event: Virtual Program. Women's History Month. Audience: Tweens. Teens. Adults. Icon: Women's History Month. Wednesday, March 10, 2021.

Take Home Storytime Kits

Brick Branch Are you missing stortytime?  We know we are!!  Stop by the Brick Library's children's department and pick up a take home storytime kit.  Each kit includes 3 books and a themed coloring sheet.  The only thing you'll need is some crayons to complete the coloring sheet. Branch Location: Brick Branch. Type of Event: Storytime. Virtual Program. DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Kids. Family. Wednesday, March 10, 2021.

Weekly Take & Make Craft Kit

Brick Branch Craving crafts?  Stop by the Brick children's department and pick up a craft kit you can take home and make.  Each week we'll have a different craft kit you can grab.  Just ask us for one at the desk.  The only things you'll need at home to create the craft are crayons, scissors, and tape or glue.  Please just ask for one per child.  While supplies last. Branch Location: Brick Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Virtual Program. Audience: Kids. Family. Wednesday, March 10, 2021.

Take & Make Wednesdays: Women's History Month Craft

Barnegat Branch Drop in and grab a free craft kit to take home while supplies last. Each week will feature a different theme. This week's theme is Women's History Month. Branch Location: Barnegat Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Women's History Month. Program. Audience: Kids. Tweens. Family. Wednesday, March 10, 2021 – Tuesday, March 16, 2021.

Storytime at Home Book Bundles

Long Beach Island Branch Pick up a "Storytime at Home" Book Bundle at the Long Beach Island branch. "Storytime at Home" bundles are available for a wide variety of topics.  Each bundle includes both fiction and nonfiction books and a list of songs and rhymes.  Bundles are a "grab and go" item and are meant to be taken as a set.   Each book must be checked out separately. Branch Location: Long Beach Island Branch. Virtual. Type of Event: Virtual Program. Audience: Kids. Wednesday, March 10, 2021, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM.

Legal, Financial, and Ethical Care Planning for Alzheimer’s Disease and other Dementias – Co-presented with an Elder-Law Attorney

System Programming Attendees will learn: Legal and medical instructions and advanced directives, legal declarations (guardianship and conservatorship) and documentation, the role of legal advisors and how to access their services , Financial instructions, directives, documentations, means of paying for long term care (LTC) and the role of financial advisors and how to access their services , Ethical issues surrounding decision making for care, including truth in diagnosis, therapeutic goals and aggressive care, legal capacity, personhood and autonomy.   Presenters: , Nicolette Vasco Program Coordinator Alzheimer's Association , Melissa Abu-Adas, Attorney, Law Office of Melissa H. Abu-Adas, LLC , Robyn Kohn, MA, CDP Director of Programs and Services   Alzheimer's Association Q&A to follow the presentation Please register by March 9th and a Zoom Link will be sent via email to join the presentation on March 10th. Branch Location: Virtual. All Locations. Type of Event: Virtual Program. Informational Program. Audience: Adults. Wednesday, March 10, 2021, 3:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Appy Hour for Seniors - An hour of instruction about apps for your devices

Toms River Branch Join us for this monthly program to learn several apps for your devices that will help you connect, protect, and have fun. Only free apps available on both Android and Apple devices will be shared.   Ocean County Library is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81582033571, Meeting ID: 815 8203 3571 One tap mobile +16468769923,81582033571# US (New York) +13017158592,81582033571# US (Washington DC), Dial by your location +1 646 876 9923 US (New York) +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC) +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston) +1 408 638 0968 US (San Jose) +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose) +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma) Meeting ID: 815 8203 3571 Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kcl8ieHuUh. Branch Location: Virtual. Type of Event: Informational Program. Computer/Technology Classes. Virtual Program. Audience: Adults. Wednesday, March 10, 2021, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. For more info visit theoceancountylibrary.org.

CANCELLED - Adult Writers Group

Barnegat Branch Hone your craft with like-minded adult writers. Published and unpublished writers in any genre are welcome. Branch Location: Barnegat Branch. Audience: Adults. Wednesday, March 10, 2021, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM.

Wise Women Say: Women's History Month Quiz Online

Toms River Branch Test your knowledge of "notable quotables" from famous women past and present. Click this link to play the online quiz: https://kahoot.it/challenge/01908054?challenge-id=a09c1b73-6810-4645-b9ae-abc7328aeba2_1614609860078 Kahoot Game PIN: 01908054 Tip: Additional points are awarded for the speed of your response. Branch Location: Toms River Branch. Type of Event: Women's History Month. Virtual Program. Informational Program. Audience: Adults. Thursday, March 11, 2021. For more info visit kahoot.it.

The Famous Women of History Quiz

Berkeley Branch Take this virtual  quiz and see how these women made their mark in history. Presented by the Berkeley Branch in celebration of Women’s History Month. Use this link to get the quiz: https://kahoot.it/challenge/01491845?challenge-id=a041b01c-ec70-49bf-8f93-0bf0429c8621_1614350568460 OR Game PIN: 01491845. Branch Location: Virtual. Berkeley Branch. Type of Event: Virtual Program. Women's History Month. Audience: Tweens. Teens. Adults. Icon: Women's History Month. Thursday, March 11, 2021.

Take Home Storytime Kits

Brick Branch Are you missing stortytime?  We know we are!!  Stop by the Brick Library's children's department and pick up a take home storytime kit.  Each kit includes 3 books and a themed coloring sheet.  The only thing you'll need is some crayons to complete the coloring sheet. Branch Location: Brick Branch. Type of Event: Storytime. Virtual Program. DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Kids. Family. Thursday, March 11, 2021.

Weekly Take & Make Craft Kit

Brick Branch Craving crafts?  Stop by the Brick children's department and pick up a craft kit you can take home and make.  Each week we'll have a different craft kit you can grab.  Just ask us for one at the desk.  The only things you'll need at home to create the craft are crayons, scissors, and tape or glue.  Please just ask for one per child.  While supplies last. Branch Location: Brick Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Virtual Program. Audience: Kids. Family. Thursday, March 11, 2021.

CANCELLED - "Ewe" Knit & Crochet

Barnegat Branch Do "ewe" knit or crochet? Bring your own yarn and needles and make some new friends while you knit or crochet at the library. All skill levels welcome. Branch Location: Barnegat Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Adults. Thursday, March 11, 2021, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Wise Women Say: Women's History Month Quiz Online

Toms River Branch Test your knowledge of "notable quotables" from famous women past and present. Click this link to play the online quiz: https://kahoot.it/challenge/01908054?challenge-id=a09c1b73-6810-4645-b9ae-abc7328aeba2_1614609860078 Kahoot Game PIN: 01908054 Tip: Additional points are awarded for the speed of your response. Branch Location: Toms River Branch. Type of Event: Women's History Month. Virtual Program. Informational Program. Audience: Adults. Friday, March 12, 2021. For more info visit kahoot.it.

The Famous Women of History Quiz

Berkeley Branch Take this virtual  quiz and see how these women made their mark in history. Presented by the Berkeley Branch in celebration of Women’s History Month. Use this link to get the quiz: https://kahoot.it/challenge/01491845?challenge-id=a041b01c-ec70-49bf-8f93-0bf0429c8621_1614350568460 OR Game PIN: 01491845. Branch Location: Virtual. Berkeley Branch. Type of Event: Virtual Program. Women's History Month. Audience: Tweens. Teens. Adults. Icon: Women's History Month. Friday, March 12, 2021.

Take Home Storytime Kits

Brick Branch Are you missing stortytime?  We know we are!!  Stop by the Brick Library's children's department and pick up a take home storytime kit.  Each kit includes 3 books and a themed coloring sheet.  The only thing you'll need is some crayons to complete the coloring sheet. Branch Location: Brick Branch. Type of Event: Storytime. Virtual Program. DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Kids. Family. Friday, March 12, 2021.

Weekly Take & Make Craft Kit

Brick Branch Craving crafts?  Stop by the Brick children's department and pick up a craft kit you can take home and make.  Each week we'll have a different craft kit you can grab.  Just ask us for one at the desk.  The only things you'll need at home to create the craft are crayons, scissors, and tape or glue.  Please just ask for one per child.  While supplies last. Branch Location: Brick Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Virtual Program. Audience: Kids. Family. Friday, March 12, 2021.

Take & Make: Get ready for St. Patrick's Day

Jackson Branch Pick up a crafty kit at the Jackson Branch to create at home. Younger children will need help from a caregiver to complete the crafts. Kits may require scissors, glue or tape to complete these projects. This take-home craft will be available on a first come, first served basis, while supplies last. Please be mindful and take only one kit per child. Branch Location: Jackson Branch. Type of Event: Virtual Program. Friends Event. Audience: Kids. Tweens. Family. Friday, March 12, 2021.

Book-o-scopes: March Reads for your Sun Sign

Pt. Pleasant Boro Branch Check in each month for book recommendations based on your astrological chart.  Check out the video here on March 12th! Branch Location: Virtual. Type of Event: Virtual Program. Audience: Tweens. Teens. Friday, March 12, 2021 – Wednesday, March 31, 2021. For more info visit youtu.be.

Wise Women Say: Women's History Month Quiz Online

Toms River Branch Test your knowledge of "notable quotables" from famous women past and present. Click this link to play the online quiz: https://kahoot.it/challenge/01908054?challenge-id=a09c1b73-6810-4645-b9ae-abc7328aeba2_1614609860078 Kahoot Game PIN: 01908054 Tip: Additional points are awarded for the speed of your response. Branch Location: Toms River Branch. Type of Event: Women's History Month. Virtual Program. Informational Program. Audience: Adults. Saturday, March 13, 2021. For more info visit kahoot.it.

The Famous Women of History Quiz

Berkeley Branch Take this virtual  quiz and see how these women made their mark in history. Presented by the Berkeley Branch in celebration of Women’s History Month. Use this link to get the quiz: https://kahoot.it/challenge/01491845?challenge-id=a041b01c-ec70-49bf-8f93-0bf0429c8621_1614350568460 OR Game PIN: 01491845. Branch Location: Virtual. Berkeley Branch. Type of Event: Virtual Program. Women's History Month. Audience: Tweens. Teens. Adults. Icon: Women's History Month. Saturday, March 13, 2021.

Take Home Storytime Kits

Brick Branch Are you missing stortytime?  We know we are!!  Stop by the Brick Library's children's department and pick up a take home storytime kit.  Each kit includes 3 books and a themed coloring sheet.  The only thing you'll need is some crayons to complete the coloring sheet. Branch Location: Brick Branch. Type of Event: Storytime. Virtual Program. DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Kids. Family. Saturday, March 13, 2021.

Weekly Take & Make Craft Kit

Brick Branch Craving crafts?  Stop by the Brick children's department and pick up a craft kit you can take home and make.  Each week we'll have a different craft kit you can grab.  Just ask us for one at the desk.  The only things you'll need at home to create the craft are crayons, scissors, and tape or glue.  Please just ask for one per child.  While supplies last. Branch Location: Brick Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Virtual Program. Audience: Kids. Family. Saturday, March 13, 2021.

Virtual Shore Memory Cafe - Opportunity for persons diagnosed with early stage memory loss, and their care partner(s), to engage with peers.

Lacey Branch Early-Stage Memory Café provide opportunities for persons diagnosed with early stage memory loss, and their care partner(s), to engage with peers in a relaxed, unstructured environment. Presented by the Alzheimer's Association on the second Saturday of every month. To register for this virtual Shore Memory Café please contact Robyn Kohn, MA, Director of Programs & Services, Alzheimer's Association - Greater New Jersey Chapter.  You can call the Alzheimer's Association at (800) 272-3900 or visit their website (www.alz.org) to register for this virtual event. Link to virtual Zoom session of Shore Memory Café:  https://borghoff.zoom.us/j/94313283538. Branch Location: Lacey Branch. Virtual. Type of Event: Virtual Program. Diversability. Audience: Adults. Saturday, March 13, 2021, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

CANCELLED - "EWE" Knit and Crochet

Barnegat Branch Do "ewe" knit or crochet? Bring your own yarn and needles and make some new friends while you knit or crochet at the library. All skill levels welcome. Branch Location: Barnegat Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Adults. Saturday, March 13, 2021, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Wise Women Say: Women's History Month Quiz Online

Toms River Branch Test your knowledge of "notable quotables" from famous women past and present. Click this link to play the online quiz: https://kahoot.it/challenge/01908054?challenge-id=a09c1b73-6810-4645-b9ae-abc7328aeba2_1614609860078 Kahoot Game PIN: 01908054 Tip: Additional points are awarded for the speed of your response. Branch Location: Toms River Branch. Type of Event: Women's History Month. Virtual Program. Informational Program. Audience: Adults. Sunday, March 14, 2021. For more info visit kahoot.it.

The Famous Women of History Quiz

Berkeley Branch Take this virtual  quiz and see how these women made their mark in history. Presented by the Berkeley Branch in celebration of Women’s History Month. Use this link to get the quiz: https://kahoot.it/challenge/01491845?challenge-id=a041b01c-ec70-49bf-8f93-0bf0429c8621_1614350568460 OR Game PIN: 01491845. Branch Location: Virtual. Berkeley Branch. Type of Event: Virtual Program. Women's History Month. Audience: Tweens. Teens. Adults. Icon: Women's History Month. Sunday, March 14, 2021.

Take Home Storytime Kits

Brick Branch Are you missing stortytime?  We know we are!!  Stop by the Brick Library's children's department and pick up a take home storytime kit.  Each kit includes 3 books and a themed coloring sheet.  The only thing you'll need is some crayons to complete the coloring sheet. Branch Location: Brick Branch. Type of Event: Storytime. Virtual Program. DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Kids. Family. Sunday, March 14, 2021.

Weekly Take & Make Craft Kit

Brick Branch Craving crafts?  Stop by the Brick children's department and pick up a craft kit you can take home and make.  Each week we'll have a different craft kit you can grab.  Just ask us for one at the desk.  The only things you'll need at home to create the craft are crayons, scissors, and tape or glue.  Please just ask for one per child.  While supplies last. Branch Location: Brick Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Virtual Program. Audience: Kids. Family. Sunday, March 14, 2021.

Celebrating Women in Graphic Novels

Toms River Branch Enjoy a Women’s History Month book talk featuring graphic novel heroines of all kinds. To view the program, click here on March 15th. Branch Location: Virtual. Toms River Branch. Type of Event: Women's History Month. Virtual Program. Audience: Adults. Icon: Women's History Month. Monday, March 15, 2021.

NJ Makers Day: Design Challenge

Toms River Branch Celebrate NJ Makers Day with a design challenge. Check back on Monday, March 15th to find out the challenge.  You will be able to complete the design challenge with common household items. Branch Location: Toms River Branch. Type of Event: Virtual Program. STEM/STEAM. DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Teens. Monday, March 15, 2021 – Sunday, March 21, 2021.

Wise Women Say: Women's History Month Quiz Online

Toms River Branch Test your knowledge of "notable quotables" from famous women past and present. Click this link to play the online quiz: https://kahoot.it/challenge/01908054?challenge-id=a09c1b73-6810-4645-b9ae-abc7328aeba2_1614609860078 Kahoot Game PIN: 01908054 Tip: Additional points are awarded for the speed of your response. Branch Location: Toms River Branch. Type of Event: Women's History Month. Virtual Program. Informational Program. Audience: Adults. Monday, March 15, 2021. For more info visit kahoot.it.

Take & Make: Paper Flying Experiments

Beachwood Branch Pick up this craft kit at the Beachwood Branch. There are three paper flying crafts to try. See which ones fly the highest and the farthest. Recommended for ages 5 and up. This take-home craft will be available on a first come, first serve basis, while supplies last. Please limit 1 per child. Younger children will need help from a caregiver to complete the craft. , You will need these supplies from home: scissors, tape or glue, crayons/markers. Branch Location: Beachwood Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. STEM/STEAM. Audience: Kids. Tweens. Family. Icon: Maker. Monday, March 15, 2021 – Saturday, March 20, 2021.

Take & Make Weekly Craft

Berkeley Branch In celebration of NJ Maker Day, stop by the Berkeley Branch for a craft to make at home. Feel free to share pictures of your completed projects on our Facebook and Instagram pages. Branch Location: Berkeley Branch. Virtual. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Program. Virtual Program. Audience: Kids. Monday, March 15, 2021 – Sunday, March 21, 2021.

The Famous Women of History Quiz

Berkeley Branch Take this virtual  quiz and see how these women made their mark in history. Presented by the Berkeley Branch in celebration of Women’s History Month. Use this link to get the quiz: https://kahoot.it/challenge/01491845?challenge-id=a041b01c-ec70-49bf-8f93-0bf0429c8621_1614350568460 OR Game PIN: 01491845. Branch Location: Virtual. Berkeley Branch. Type of Event: Virtual Program. Women's History Month. Audience: Tweens. Teens. Adults. Icon: Women's History Month. Monday, March 15, 2021.

Take Home Storytime Kits

Brick Branch Are you missing stortytime?  We know we are!!  Stop by the Brick Library's children's department and pick up a take home storytime kit.  Each kit includes 3 books and a themed coloring sheet.  The only thing you'll need is some crayons to complete the coloring sheet. Branch Location: Brick Branch. Type of Event: Storytime. Virtual Program. DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Kids. Family. Monday, March 15, 2021.

Weekly Take & Make Craft Kit

Brick Branch Craving crafts?  Stop by the Brick children's department and pick up a craft kit you can take home and make.  Each week we'll have a different craft kit you can grab.  Just ask us for one at the desk.  The only things you'll need at home to create the craft are crayons, scissors, and tape or glue.  Please just ask for one per child.  While supplies last. Branch Location: Brick Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Virtual Program. Audience: Kids. Family. Monday, March 15, 2021.

Artist Showcase: Women in Art - Celebrate women painters from different 20th Century artistic movements.

Jackson Branch Celebrate women painters from different 20th Century artistic movements, as well as a few living legends with our March Artist showcase. Join the Jackson branch learning more about these artists and make a masterpiece of your own. Participants will receive a mini canvas in addition to a virtual presentation highlighting key female painters from the past century and today.  Free event. registration required. . Branch Location: Jackson Branch. Type of Event: Women's History Month. Storytime. Friends Event. Audience: Kids. Family. Monday, March 15, 2021 – Wednesday, March 17, 2021.

Take Home Storytime

Jackson Branch You're invited to the Jackson Branch to bring the storytime experience home with a "Take Home Storytime" Book Bundle. "Take Home Storytime" bundles are available throughout the month for a wide variety of topics.  Each bundle includes four books, a list of songs and rhymes and a simple craft or activity.  Bundles are a "grab and go" item and are meant to be taken as a set. Each book must be checked out separately.  New "Take Home Storytime" sets will be added regularly. Activity packs are available in a first come, first served basis. Additional crafts for each bundle may be available.  Please ask staff for assistance. Branch Location: Jackson Branch. Type of Event: Storytime. Program. Virtual Program. Audience: Kids. Family. Monday, March 15, 2021.

Kids' Book Cafe

Manchester Branch In celebration of Women's History Month, Youth Services Librarians from around the county will share some of their favorite titles about trailblazing women for children of all ages. The video will be available on our YouTube channel beginning on March 15th. Check back soon for the link! Branch Location: Manchester Branch. Virtual. Audience: Kids. Monday, March 15, 2021 – Wednesday, March 31, 2021.

St. Patrick's Day Take & Make for Kids

Manchester Branch Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with a craft. Stop by the Manchester Branch to pick up a craft to make at home. Available while supplies last. Branch Location: Manchester Branch. Virtual. Audience: Kids. Monday, March 15, 2021 – Saturday, March 20, 2021.

Adult Take & Make: Voting like a Girl Picture Art

Pt. Pleasant Boro Branch Show your friends that you support women's suffrage by stopping by the Point Pleasant Boro branch to pick up an adult Take & Make picture frame art project. All craft kit pieces are pre-packaged for individual use. This take-home craft will be available on a first come, first served basis, while supplies last.  Ages 18+. Branch Location: Pt. Pleasant Boro Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Program. Women's History Month. Audience: Adults. Monday, March 15, 2021.

Take & Make Adult Craft: Catnip Planter

Tuckerton Branch Grow some catnip for your favorite feline in this do-it-yourself kitty-shaped planter. Available at the Tuckerton Branch while supplies last. Branch Location: Tuckerton Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Adults. Monday, March 15, 2021 – Saturday, March 20, 2021.

Take & Make Children's Craft: Grass-headed Creatures

Tuckerton Branch Celebrate Women's History Month by trying handicrafts used by women throughout history. This week: gardening. Available while supplies last at the Tuckerton Branch. Branch Location: Tuckerton Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Women's History Month. Audience: Kids. Icon: Women's History Month. Monday, March 15, 2021 – Saturday, March 20, 2021.

Teen Take & Make: Mason Bee Homes

Waretown Branch Teens are invited to pick up a craft kit to make their own Mason Bee Homes from the Waretown Branch to take and do at home. Kits will be available to pick up starting Monday, March 15th at 1:00pm. Available while supplies last. Kits are being provided by the generous support of our Friends of the Waretown Library. Branch Location: Waretown Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Virtual Program. Audience: Tweens. Teens. Monday, March 15, 2021 – Monday, March 22, 2021.

Shamrock Bunting Take & Make

Barnegat Branch Create a fun St. Patrick's Day decoration. *Supplies are Limited*. Branch Location: Barnegat Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Adults. Monday, March 15, 2021 – Friday, March 26, 2021.

Virtual Irish Singalongs for Kids

Barnegat Branch Join us virtually on YouTube to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day and Irish American Heritage Month with some Irish singalong songs. All ages. The web link will be posted below on March 15. Branch Location: Barnegat Branch. Type of Event: Virtual Program. Audience: Kids. Family. Monday, March 15, 2021 – Wednesday, March 31, 2021.

Adult Take & Make: Makers Day Edition Reusable Tote Bag

Lacey Branch Decorate a reusable tote bag to carry small items. The kit includes materials to decorate 1 tote bag and is part of the annual New Jersey Makers Day events.  Pick up your kit between March 15-March 20 at the Lacey Branch (609-693-8566) during operating hours. Available while supplies last. Branch Location: Lacey Branch. Virtual. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Program. Virtual Program. Audience: Adults. Monday, March 15, 2021, 10:00 AM – Saturday, March 20, 2021, 5:00 PM.

Climb Your Mountain

Lacey Branch Watch and learn about Amanda Gorman and the National Youth Poet Laureate Program. Virtual Program. Branch Location: Lacey Branch. Type of Event: Virtual Program. Women's History Month. Audience: Tweens. Teens. Monday, March 15, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Kids Take & Make Monday: Rainbow Magazine Collage

Long Beach Island Branch Pick up a Take & Make Rainbow Magazine Collage craft kit at the Long Beach Island Branch. This take-home craft will be available on a first come, first served basis, while supplies last. Branch Location: Long Beach Island Branch. Virtual. Type of Event: Virtual Program. Audience: Kids. Tweens. Monday, March 15, 2021, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Take & Make: Paper Fan Shamrock

Manchester Branch Celebrate St. Patrick's Day and Irish Heritage Month with this easy to make and fun paper fan shamrock.  The finished product can also be hung up with a small thread if you choose to do so.  Sheets of green construction paper and detailed instructions will be provided. These kits will be available on a first come, first serve basis while supplies last. Branch Location: Manchester Branch. Virtual. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Adults. Monday, March 15, 2021, 10:00 AM – Saturday, March 20, 2021, 5:00 PM.

Take & Make Monday: St. Patrick's Day Rainbow Chains

Pt. Pleasant Beach Branch Create a rainbow chain for St. Patrick's Day. You will need a glue stick and tape. All other supplies will be provided in the kits. Kits will be available to pick up on Monday March 15th starting at 10am. For ages 3-6.  Available while supplies last. Branch Location: Pt. Pleasant Beach Branch. Type of Event: Virtual Program. DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Kids. Monday, March 15, 2021, 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM.

CANCELLED - Monday Movies

Barnegat Branch Monday Movies 2/3: Downton Abbey (PG) 122 min. 2/10: Rambo: Last Blood (R) 89 min. 2/24: Blinded by the light (PG-13) 115 min. Branch Location: Barnegat Branch. Type of Event: Movie. Audience: Adults. Monday, March 15, 2021, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Advanced French Club

Manchester Branch Join us for a LIVE virtual meeting and speak French with other French speakers in the community! Participants must have a speaker and microphone to participate in this event. Intermediate and Advanced speakers welcome. Please register to receive the Zoom link by email. Branch Location: Manchester Branch. Virtual. Type of Event: Diversity. Audience: Adults. Monday, March 15, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Master Gardeners: Seashore Gardening

Stafford Branch Join Master Gardener's Dr. S. Ann Earon for a live Zoom class to learn about how to make the most of seashore gardening, from what plants to grow, where to find them, how to handle seaside soil and conditions, and low-water gardening techniques. Branch Location: Stafford Branch. Type of Event: Virtual Program. Audience: Adults. Monday, March 15, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

CANCELLED - English Conversation Group - Monday nights

Lakewood Branch This program is for you if you've learned some English and want to practice speaking it with other English language learners.  Improve your accents, learn new vocabulary and American slang and become familiar with people from other cultures. Come any Monday night and practice with native English speakers and other people from a variety of countries.  We have friendly, informative meetings.  Everyone is welcome!  No registration is necessary. Branch Location: Lakewood Branch. Type of Event: Diversity. Audience: Adults. Monday, March 15, 2021, 6:30 PM.

Wise Women Say: Women's History Month Quiz Online

Toms River Branch Test your knowledge of "notable quotables" from famous women past and present. Click this link to play the online quiz: https://kahoot.it/challenge/01908054?challenge-id=a09c1b73-6810-4645-b9ae-abc7328aeba2_1614609860078 Kahoot Game PIN: 01908054 Tip: Additional points are awarded for the speed of your response. Branch Location: Toms River Branch. Type of Event: Women's History Month. Virtual Program. Informational Program. Audience: Adults. Tuesday, March 16, 2021. For more info visit kahoot.it.

The Famous Women of History Quiz

Berkeley Branch Take this virtual  quiz and see how these women made their mark in history. Presented by the Berkeley Branch in celebration of Women’s History Month. Use this link to get the quiz: https://kahoot.it/challenge/01491845?challenge-id=a041b01c-ec70-49bf-8f93-0bf0429c8621_1614350568460 OR Game PIN: 01491845. Branch Location: Virtual. Berkeley Branch. Type of Event: Virtual Program. Women's History Month. Audience: Tweens. Teens. Adults. Icon: Women's History Month. Tuesday, March 16, 2021.

Take Home Storytime Kits

Brick Branch Are you missing stortytime?  We know we are!!  Stop by the Brick Library's children's department and pick up a take home storytime kit.  Each kit includes 3 books and a themed coloring sheet.  The only thing you'll need is some crayons to complete the coloring sheet. Branch Location: Brick Branch. Type of Event: Storytime. Virtual Program. DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Kids. Family. Tuesday, March 16, 2021.

Weekly Take & Make Craft Kit

Brick Branch Craving crafts?  Stop by the Brick children's department and pick up a craft kit you can take home and make.  Each week we'll have a different craft kit you can grab.  Just ask us for one at the desk.  The only things you'll need at home to create the craft are crayons, scissors, and tape or glue.  Please just ask for one per child.  While supplies last. Branch Location: Brick Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Virtual Program. Audience: Kids. Family. Tuesday, March 16, 2021.

Virtual Program: Mah Jongg for Beginners

Brick Branch Learn the American version of Mah Jongg, while we shelter-in-place   It is a tile game of skill and chance for all ages in the rummy family, and is played typically with four people. The game is sociable, competitive, exciting and addictive, one that improves your memory and is lots of fun. The Instructor, Christine Blackford will explain the fundamentals; the tiles and their function to the Charleston and the National Mah Jongg League rules, the terminology and using the current yearly card, to strive for the winning hand. NO Mah Jongg experience or knowledge is required. Upon completion you will be confident and knowledgeable to join a game of Mah Jongg  -- there are some great sites to play while still at home, and be ready to join a live game soon! Registration is limited and is required.  When you register you are signing up for all 4 sessions.  Upon registration, you will be send a Zoom link as well as a copy of the 2020 mah jongg card This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Brick Library. F… Branch Location: Brick Branch. Audience: Adults. Tuesday, March 16, 2021, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM.

Waretown Writer's Group

Waretown Branch Join other writers of all skill levels to explore your skills in this informal and fun discussion on Zoom. Meet new people as you get and give feedback and share ideas with others. New members always welcome! Ocean County Library is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81646420220?pwd=eklUS1gyQUpPd1Yxd25OMHlzdjl2UT09, Meeting ID: 816 4642 0220 Passcode: 672098 One tap mobile +13126266799,81646420220# US (Chicago) +16468769923,81646420220# US (New York), Dial by your location +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) +1 646 876 9923 US (New York) +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC) +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma) +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston) +1 408 638 0968 US (San Jose) +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose) Meeting ID: 816 4642 0220 Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kcm6JBYAOu. Branch Location: Waretown Branch. Type of Event: Virtual Program. Audience: Adults. Tuesday, March 16, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

CANCELLED - Book Discussion

Barnegat Branch New members always welcomed. Copies are available for pick up at the branch. Branch Location: Barnegat Branch. Type of Event: Author/Book Event. Audience: Adults. Tuesday, March 16, 2021, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Teen Take & Make: Her Name in the Stars - Celebrate Women’s History Month

Jackson Branch Create a beautiful constellation piece, read about different women in space, and learn how to embroider with Creativebug. Ages 12 – 18. REG Watch the Constellation Embroidery video on Creativebug (you will need an Ocean County Library card): https://www.creativebug.com/classseries/single/embroidered-constellations Supplies are limited. Registration is required and begins March 1st. Registration ends at noon on Tuesday, March 16th OR when all spots have been filled. All registrants will be contacted by email when their kit is available for pick-up at the Jackson Branch. Please use a valid email address when you register. We apologize but we cannot send emails to Jackson School district email addresses. Branch Location: Jackson Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Diversity. Virtual Program. Women's History Month. Audience: Teens. Tuesday, March 16, 2021, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. For more info visit www.creativebug.com.

Wise Women Say: Women's History Month Quiz Online

Toms River Branch Test your knowledge of "notable quotables" from famous women past and present. Click this link to play the online quiz: https://kahoot.it/challenge/01908054?challenge-id=a09c1b73-6810-4645-b9ae-abc7328aeba2_1614609860078 Kahoot Game PIN: 01908054 Tip: Additional points are awarded for the speed of your response. Branch Location: Toms River Branch. Type of Event: Women's History Month. Virtual Program. Informational Program. Audience: Adults. Wednesday, March 17, 2021. For more info visit kahoot.it.

The Famous Women of History Quiz

Berkeley Branch Take this virtual  quiz and see how these women made their mark in history. Presented by the Berkeley Branch in celebration of Women’s History Month. Use this link to get the quiz: https://kahoot.it/challenge/01491845?challenge-id=a041b01c-ec70-49bf-8f93-0bf0429c8621_1614350568460 OR Game PIN: 01491845. Branch Location: Virtual. Berkeley Branch. Type of Event: Virtual Program. Women's History Month. Audience: Tweens. Teens. Adults. Icon: Women's History Month. Wednesday, March 17, 2021.

Take Home Storytime Kits

Brick Branch Are you missing stortytime?  We know we are!!  Stop by the Brick Library's children's department and pick up a take home storytime kit.  Each kit includes 3 books and a themed coloring sheet.  The only thing you'll need is some crayons to complete the coloring sheet. Branch Location: Brick Branch. Type of Event: Storytime. Virtual Program. DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Kids. Family. Wednesday, March 17, 2021.

Weekly Take & Make Craft Kit

Brick Branch Craving crafts?  Stop by the Brick children's department and pick up a craft kit you can take home and make.  Each week we'll have a different craft kit you can grab.  Just ask us for one at the desk.  The only things you'll need at home to create the craft are crayons, scissors, and tape or glue.  Please just ask for one per child.  While supplies last. Branch Location: Brick Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Virtual Program. Audience: Kids. Family. Wednesday, March 17, 2021.

Take & Make Wednesdays: St. Patrick's Day Craft

Barnegat Branch Drop in and grab a free craft kit to take home while supplies last. Each week will feature a different theme. This week's theme is St. Patrick's Day. Branch Location: Barnegat Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Program. Audience: Kids. Tweens. Family. Wednesday, March 17, 2021 – Tuesday, March 23, 2021.

Take & Make: Happy St. Patrick's Day!

Island Heights Branch You'll be seeing green when you pick up our Happy St. Patrick's Day Take & Make. One per child.  Available while supplies last. Branch Location: Island Heights Branch. Virtual. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Kids. Wednesday, March 17, 2021, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM.

DIY Box Keychains

Lakewood Branch Learn how to make different styles of a box keychain from plastic lacing.  Link coming soon. Branch Location: Lakewood Branch. Virtual. Audience: Tweens. Teens. Wednesday, March 17, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Storytime at Home Book Bundles

Long Beach Island Branch Pick up a "Storytime at Home" Book Bundle at the Long Beach Island branch. "Storytime at Home" bundles are available for a wide variety of topics.  Each bundle includes both fiction and nonfiction books and a list of songs and rhymes.  Bundles are a "grab and go" item and are meant to be taken as a set.   Each book must be checked out separately. Branch Location: Long Beach Island Branch. Virtual. Type of Event: Virtual Program. Audience: Kids. Wednesday, March 17, 2021, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM.

Take & Make: St. Patrick's Day Crafts

Upper Shores Branch St. Patrick's Day crafts for children & families. First come, first serve, while supplies last. Limit 1 per child.  We provide the crafts and you provide the imagination!  , Younger children will need help from a parent or caregiver to complete the crafts.  , From home, you will need crayons or markers, a pencil, scissors and tape. Branch Location: Upper Shores Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Kids. Family. Icon: Art. Wednesday, March 17, 2021, 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM.

Song Safari: Bubbles and Bath

Toms River Branch Join Miss Michal for songs about bubbles and bath time! Recommended for children 0-5 years old. At the date and time of the event, please use this link to attend the the program. Branch Location: Toms River Branch. Virtual. Type of Event: Virtual Program. Audience: Kids. Wednesday, March 17, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

" Fake News"-- Journalism Series - Part 3

Toms River Branch Join Professor and Journalist Diane D’Amico as she discusses how Fake News is generated and how to spot it. Diane D’Amico is currently Director of News and Media Relations at Stockton University. Prior to that she was an award-winning journalist and editor at The Press of Atlantic City for more than 40 years, covering education, higher education, local and state politics and municipal government. She won two National Education Association awards for her work covering school busing issues and the challenges facing students with disabilities in higher education. She also earned New Jersey Press Association awards for her coverage of education issues in the state. She is a graduate of Georgetown University. JOURNALISM SERIES  3 Program Series of Programs Related to Journalism, Fake News & Researching. March 3, Wed. 3:30 pm - History of Journalism March 8, Mon. 3:30 pm - How to Research and Write NonFiction  March 17. Wed. 3:30 pm - Fake News. Branch Location: Toms River Branch. Type of Event: Virtual Program. Homeschool Program. Informational Program. Professional Development for Educators. Audience: Teens. Adults. Wednesday, March 17, 2021, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

CANCELLED - Adult Poetry Writers Group

Barnegat Branch Hone your craft with like-minded poets. Published and unpublished poets in any style are welcome. No registration required. Branch Location: Barnegat Branch. Type of Event: Audience: Adults. Wednesday, March 17, 2021, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM.

Wise Women Say: Women's History Month Quiz Online

Toms River Branch Test your knowledge of "notable quotables" from famous women past and present. Click this link to play the online quiz: https://kahoot.it/challenge/01908054?challenge-id=a09c1b73-6810-4645-b9ae-abc7328aeba2_1614609860078 Kahoot Game PIN: 01908054 Tip: Additional points are awarded for the speed of your response. Branch Location: Toms River Branch. Type of Event: Women's History Month. Virtual Program. Informational Program. Audience: Adults. Thursday, March 18, 2021. For more info visit kahoot.it.

The Famous Women of History Quiz

Berkeley Branch Take this virtual  quiz and see how these women made their mark in history. Presented by the Berkeley Branch in celebration of Women’s History Month. Use this link to get the quiz: https://kahoot.it/challenge/01491845?challenge-id=a041b01c-ec70-49bf-8f93-0bf0429c8621_1614350568460 OR Game PIN: 01491845. Branch Location: Virtual. Berkeley Branch. Type of Event: Virtual Program. Women's History Month. Audience: Tweens. Teens. Adults. Icon: Women's History Month. Thursday, March 18, 2021.

Take Home Storytime Kits

Brick Branch Are you missing stortytime?  We know we are!!  Stop by the Brick Library's children's department and pick up a take home storytime kit.  Each kit includes 3 books and a themed coloring sheet.  The only thing you'll need is some crayons to complete the coloring sheet. Branch Location: Brick Branch. Type of Event: Storytime. Virtual Program. DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Kids. Family. Thursday, March 18, 2021.

Weekly Take & Make Craft Kit

Brick Branch Craving crafts?  Stop by the Brick children's department and pick up a craft kit you can take home and make.  Each week we'll have a different craft kit you can grab.  Just ask us for one at the desk.  The only things you'll need at home to create the craft are crayons, scissors, and tape or glue.  Please just ask for one per child.  While supplies last. Branch Location: Brick Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Virtual Program. Audience: Kids. Family. Thursday, March 18, 2021.

Adulting 101: Comparison Shopping

Tuckerton Branch Unprepared for life on your own? Learn how to figure out the best use of your money on important purchases, like a new cell phone. This program will be available on the Ocean County Library's YouTube channel starting March 18. Branch Location: Tuckerton Branch. Type of Event: Informational Program. Virtual Program. Audience: Teens. Adults. Thursday, March 18, 2021.

Adult Take & Make DIY Hand Warming Bag Craft

Long Beach Island Branch Celebrate New Jersey Maker Day 2021!  Take & Make DIY Hand Warming Bag Craft Kits are available to adults, one per person while supplies last.  You are provided with the instructions, filler, and cotton handkerchiefs and you provide the sewing skills to make these microwavable warming bags to keep you toasty on a cold night. Branch Location: Long Beach Island Branch. Virtual. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Adults. Thursday, March 18, 2021, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Poets Corner

Brick Branch Branch Location: Brick Branch. Type of Event: Program. Audience: Adults. Thursday, March 18, 2021, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM.

"Sounds of Ireland" - a virtual music concert with Charlie Zahm

Brick Branch The multi-talented Charlie Zahm will perform the songs of Ireland in honor of St. Patrick's Day.  Relax in the comfort of your home while listening to this live virtual performance, as Charlie takes you to Ireland with his rich baritone voice and lovely guitar.  This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Brick Library.  Registration required. A link will be sent to you before the event. Branch Location: Brick Branch. All Locations. Type of Event: Concert. Program. Virtual Program. Audience: Adults. Icon: Music. Thursday, March 18, 2021, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Wise Women Say: Women's History Month Quiz Online

Toms River Branch Test your knowledge of "notable quotables" from famous women past and present. Click this link to play the online quiz: https://kahoot.it/challenge/01908054?challenge-id=a09c1b73-6810-4645-b9ae-abc7328aeba2_1614609860078 Kahoot Game PIN: 01908054 Tip: Additional points are awarded for the speed of your response. Branch Location: Toms River Branch. Type of Event: Women's History Month. Virtual Program. Informational Program. Audience: Adults. Friday, March 19, 2021. For more info visit kahoot.it.

Take and Make: NJ Maker Day: March Hares

Berkeley Branch In celebration of NJ Maker Day, tap into your inner maker and pick up this kit at the Berkeley Branch. In time for spring, make a sock bunny. You will need a black marker and scissors. All other supplies and instructions are included. Please register as supplies are limited. Branch Location: Berkeley Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Virtual Program. Audience: Adults. Icon: Maker. Friday, March 19, 2021.

The Famous Women of History Quiz

Berkeley Branch Take this virtual  quiz and see how these women made their mark in history. Presented by the Berkeley Branch in celebration of Women’s History Month. Use this link to get the quiz: https://kahoot.it/challenge/01491845?challenge-id=a041b01c-ec70-49bf-8f93-0bf0429c8621_1614350568460 OR Game PIN: 01491845. Branch Location: Virtual. Berkeley Branch. Type of Event: Virtual Program. Women's History Month. Audience: Tweens. Teens. Adults. Icon: Women's History Month. Friday, March 19, 2021.

NJ Makers Day: Teen Take & Make: Spring Llama Magnet

Brick Branch In honor of NJ Makers Day, pick up a Take & Make Spring Llama Magnet craft kit at the Brick Branch. This take-home craft will be available on a first come, first served basis, while supplies last. Branch Location: Brick Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Tweens. Teens. Friday, March 19, 2021.

Take Home Storytime Kits

Brick Branch Are you missing stortytime?  We know we are!!  Stop by the Brick Library's children's department and pick up a take home storytime kit.  Each kit includes 3 books and a themed coloring sheet.  The only thing you'll need is some crayons to complete the coloring sheet. Branch Location: Brick Branch. Type of Event: Storytime. Virtual Program. DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Kids. Family. Friday, March 19, 2021.

Weekly Take & Make Craft Kit

Brick Branch Craving crafts?  Stop by the Brick children's department and pick up a craft kit you can take home and make.  Each week we'll have a different craft kit you can grab.  Just ask us for one at the desk.  The only things you'll need at home to create the craft are crayons, scissors, and tape or glue.  Please just ask for one per child.  While supplies last. Branch Location: Brick Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Virtual Program. Audience: Kids. Family. Friday, March 19, 2021.

Take & Make: New Jersey Maker’s Day

Jackson Branch Celebrate New Jersey Makers Day with the Jackson Branch.  Pick up a maker kit to tinker at home. These projects will be available on a first come, first served basis, while supplies last. Please be mindful and take only one kit per child.  No registration needed. Branch Location: Jackson Branch. Type of Event: Virtual Program. Friends Event. DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Kids. Tweens. Family. Friday, March 19, 2021.

Teen Take & Make: Makers Day Edition

Lacey Branch Celebrate NJ Makers Day at the library. See if you can create a web using dental floss with this Take and Make Kit. Kit's are first come first serve. Ages 11-18. Branch Location: Lacey Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Tweens. Teens. Friday, March 19, 2021.

NJ Makers Day Take & Make Origami Packs

Manchester Branch Celebrate NJ Makers Day 2021 with a packet of beginner origami how-to sheets and paper to-go. Available in the Youth Services Department while supplies last. Branch Location: Manchester Branch. Audience: Kids. Tweens. Teens. Friday, March 19, 2021 – Saturday, March 20, 2021.

NJ Makers Day Kits: Weaving Looms

Stafford Branch Celebrate NJ Makers Day by creating a quirky woven tapestry with ribbon and yarn. Beginning on March 19 at 10 am, pick up your Cardboard Loom kit at the Stafford Branch. Instructions and supplies will be included. Check back for a link to our instructional YouTube video on March 19. Branch Location: Stafford Branch. Virtual. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Virtual Program. Audience: Kids. Tweens. Friday, March 19, 2021 – Saturday, March 20, 2021.

Kids STEM Take & Make: Craft Stick Harmonica

Waretown Branch Celebrate Maker's Day by making this fun and simple craft. Insert will include how you can use this craft to introduce STEM concepts. Pick up at Waretown Branch Library starting March 19th, available while supplies last. Branch Location: Waretown Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Kids. Friday, March 19, 2021 – Monday, March 22, 2021.

NJ Makers Day Take & Make: 3D Paper Sculptures

Toms River Branch Calling all little artists, engineers, and architects in the "make"-ing.  Celebrate NJ Maker's Day with a fun, take-home craft. Children and their families are invited to the Toms River Branch to pick up a paper sculptures craft kit. Kits will be available starting Friday, March 19th at 10:00 am, and will be available on a first come, first served basis, while supplies last. Branch Location: Toms River Branch. Virtual. Type of Event: Virtual Program. DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Kids. Friday, March 19, 2021, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM.

Maker's Day Take & Make: Recycled Bookmarks

Island Heights Branch It's Maker's Day at the library! Drop by the library for a kit to take home, and make your own recycled bookmark.  This is a great activity for children, tweens, and teens! Available while supplies last. Branch Location: Island Heights Branch. Virtual. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Virtual Program. STEM/STEAM. Audience: Kids. Tweens. Teens. Friday, March 19, 2021, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM.

Explore New Jersey Maker's Day at the Little Egg Harbor Branch!

Little Egg Harbor Branch All ages are invited to the Little Egg Harbor library on Friday March 19th and Saturday March 20th, 2021, to pick up an Explorer Kit for New Jersey Makers Day 2021. We have three different explorer kits available for children, teens, and adults. Each kit includes a compass, crafts and information, along with an easy recipe for a snack you can take on your exploring adventures. Please note that food is not included in our maker kits. Kits are available on a first come first serve basis, while supplies last. Branch Location: Little Egg Harbor Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Program. STEM/STEAM. Audience: Kids. Tweens. Teens. Adults. Family. Friday, March 19, 2021, 10:00 AM – Saturday, March 20, 2021, 5:00 PM.

New Jersey Makers Day: Button Bookmarks

Upper Shores Branch Celebrate New Jersey Makers Day by picking up a kit to make button bookmarks at the Upper Shores Branch. First come, first serve, while supplies last. Limit 1 per person. Branch Location: Upper Shores Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Kids. Tweens. Teens. Adults. Family. Icon: Art. Maker. Friday, March 19, 2021, 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM.

NJ Makers Day: Play with your Food

Toms River Branch Join Miss Dorothy and Miss Kristen for fun food science experiments, including how to make your own ice cream. Click here on the day and time of the program to attend. Recommended for ages 6 and up. Branch Location: Virtual. Toms River Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Kids. Friday, March 19, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

NJ Makers Day Kits: Origami

Stafford Branch Pick up your Origami Kit at the Stafford Branch Circulation Desk. Practice origami skills. Craft kits are one per customer at a first come, first serve basis. All supplies and instructions needed are provided. Branch Location: Stafford Branch. Audience: Adults. Family. Friday, March 19, 2021, 12:00 PM – Tuesday, March 23, 2021, 1:00 PM.

Let's Make Slime

Plumsted Branch Learn how to make slime with this easy and fun recipe. Ages 8 – 12. Please check back 3/19 for the YouTube Link. Branch Location: Virtual. Audience: Kids. Tweens. Friday, March 19, 2021, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

NJ Makers Day: Lava Lamps

Toms River Branch Celebrate NJ Makers Day with a fun lava lamp craft. We’ll teach you how to use simple supplies you can find at home to make a groovy science experiment. Branch Location: Toms River Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Virtual Program. Audience: Teens. Friday, March 19, 2021, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Wise Women Say: Women's History Month Quiz Online

Toms River Branch Test your knowledge of "notable quotables" from famous women past and present. Click this link to play the online quiz: https://kahoot.it/challenge/01908054?challenge-id=a09c1b73-6810-4645-b9ae-abc7328aeba2_1614609860078 Kahoot Game PIN: 01908054 Tip: Additional points are awarded for the speed of your response. Branch Location: Toms River Branch. Type of Event: Women's History Month. Virtual Program. Informational Program. Audience: Adults. Saturday, March 20, 2021. For more info visit kahoot.it.

The Famous Women of History Quiz

Berkeley Branch Take this virtual  quiz and see how these women made their mark in history. Presented by the Berkeley Branch in celebration of Women’s History Month. Use this link to get the quiz: https://kahoot.it/challenge/01491845?challenge-id=a041b01c-ec70-49bf-8f93-0bf0429c8621_1614350568460 OR Game PIN: 01491845. Branch Location: Virtual. Berkeley Branch. Type of Event: Virtual Program. Women's History Month. Audience: Tweens. Teens. Adults. Icon: Women's History Month. Saturday, March 20, 2021.

Take Home Storytime Kits

Brick Branch Are you missing stortytime?  We know we are!!  Stop by the Brick Library's children's department and pick up a take home storytime kit.  Each kit includes 3 books and a themed coloring sheet.  The only thing you'll need is some crayons to complete the coloring sheet. Branch Location: Brick Branch. Type of Event: Storytime. Virtual Program. DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Kids. Family. Saturday, March 20, 2021.

Weekly Take & Make Craft Kit

Brick Branch Craving crafts?  Stop by the Brick children's department and pick up a craft kit you can take home and make.  Each week we'll have a different craft kit you can grab.  Just ask us for one at the desk.  The only things you'll need at home to create the craft are crayons, scissors, and tape or glue.  Please just ask for one per child.  While supplies last. Branch Location: Brick Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Virtual Program. Audience: Kids. Family. Saturday, March 20, 2021.

Sunset Watercolors

Toms River Branch Celebrate NJ Makers Day with an instructional video on watercolors! Learn how to use watercolor paint and create a beautiful sunset! Join OCL staff for a virtual presentation showing how to create your own watercolor art. Look for upcoming OCL Take & Make crafts using watercolors, starting on Read Tolkien Day, Thursday March 25. The virtual presentation will be hosted on JerseyConnect. Questions and answers will follow the presentation on JerseyConnect. Please register to receive a link to the presentation. Branch Location: Toms River Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Virtual Program. Audience: Teens. Adults. Saturday, March 20, 2021, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. For more info visit meet.jerseyconnect.net.

Wise Women Say: Women's History Month Quiz Online

Toms River Branch Test your knowledge of "notable quotables" from famous women past and present. Click this link to play the online quiz: https://kahoot.it/challenge/01908054?challenge-id=a09c1b73-6810-4645-b9ae-abc7328aeba2_1614609860078 Kahoot Game PIN: 01908054 Tip: Additional points are awarded for the speed of your response. Branch Location: Toms River Branch. Type of Event: Women's History Month. Virtual Program. Informational Program. Audience: Adults. Sunday, March 21, 2021. For more info visit kahoot.it.

The Famous Women of History Quiz

Berkeley Branch Take this virtual  quiz and see how these women made their mark in history. Presented by the Berkeley Branch in celebration of Women’s History Month. Use this link to get the quiz: https://kahoot.it/challenge/01491845?challenge-id=a041b01c-ec70-49bf-8f93-0bf0429c8621_1614350568460 OR Game PIN: 01491845. Branch Location: Virtual. Berkeley Branch. Type of Event: Virtual Program. Women's History Month. Audience: Tweens. Teens. Adults. Icon: Women's History Month. Sunday, March 21, 2021.

Take Home Storytime Kits

Brick Branch Are you missing stortytime?  We know we are!!  Stop by the Brick Library's children's department and pick up a take home storytime kit.  Each kit includes 3 books and a themed coloring sheet.  The only thing you'll need is some crayons to complete the coloring sheet. Branch Location: Brick Branch. Type of Event: Storytime. Virtual Program. DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Kids. Family. Sunday, March 21, 2021.

Weekly Take & Make Craft Kit

Brick Branch Craving crafts?  Stop by the Brick children's department and pick up a craft kit you can take home and make.  Each week we'll have a different craft kit you can grab.  Just ask us for one at the desk.  The only things you'll need at home to create the craft are crayons, scissors, and tape or glue.  Please just ask for one per child.  While supplies last. Branch Location: Brick Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Virtual Program. Audience: Kids. Family. Sunday, March 21, 2021.

Wise Women Say: Women's History Month Quiz Online

Toms River Branch Test your knowledge of "notable quotables" from famous women past and present. Click this link to play the online quiz: https://kahoot.it/challenge/01908054?challenge-id=a09c1b73-6810-4645-b9ae-abc7328aeba2_1614609860078 Kahoot Game PIN: 01908054 Tip: Additional points are awarded for the speed of your response. Branch Location: Toms River Branch. Type of Event: Women's History Month. Virtual Program. Informational Program. Audience: Adults. Monday, March 22, 2021. For more info visit kahoot.it.

Take & Make: Colorful Holi Suncatcher

Beachwood Branch Pick up this craft kit at the Beachwood Branch. It is a perfect way to celebrate Holi - the "Festival of Colors." Recommended for ages 5 - 12. This take-home craft will be available on a first come, first serve basis, while supplies last. Please limit 1 per child. Younger children will need help from a parent or caregiver to complete the craft.  , You will need these supplies from home: washable markers, newspaper or some other table covering. Branch Location: Beachwood Branch. Type of Event: Diversity. DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Kids. Tweens. Family. Icon: Diversity. Monday, March 22, 2021 – Saturday, March 27, 2021.

Take & Make Weekly Craft

Berkeley Branch Stop by the Berkeley Branch each week for a different craft to make at home. Feel free to share pictures of your completed projects on our Facebook and Instagram pages. In Celebration of Women’s History Month, each week's craft will be connected to a remarkable woman and include information about her. Branch Location: Berkeley Branch. Virtual. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Program. Virtual Program. Audience: Kids. Monday, March 22, 2021 – Sunday, March 28, 2021.

The Famous Women of History Quiz

Berkeley Branch Take this virtual  quiz and see how these women made their mark in history. Presented by the Berkeley Branch in celebration of Women’s History Month. Use this link to get the quiz: https://kahoot.it/challenge/01491845?challenge-id=a041b01c-ec70-49bf-8f93-0bf0429c8621_1614350568460 OR Game PIN: 01491845. Branch Location: Virtual. Berkeley Branch. Type of Event: Virtual Program. Women's History Month. Audience: Tweens. Teens. Adults. Icon: Women's History Month. Monday, March 22, 2021.

Take Home Storytime Kits

Brick Branch Are you missing stortytime?  We know we are!!  Stop by the Brick Library's children's department and pick up a take home storytime kit.  Each kit includes 3 books and a themed coloring sheet.  The only thing you'll need is some crayons to complete the coloring sheet. Branch Location: Brick Branch. Type of Event: Storytime. Virtual Program. DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Kids. Family. Monday, March 22, 2021.

Weekly Take & Make Craft Kit

Brick Branch Craving crafts?  Stop by the Brick children's department and pick up a craft kit you can take home and make.  Each week we'll have a different craft kit you can grab.  Just ask us for one at the desk.  The only things you'll need at home to create the craft are crayons, scissors, and tape or glue.  Please just ask for one per child.  While supplies last. Branch Location: Brick Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Virtual Program. Audience: Kids. Family. Monday, March 22, 2021.

Take & Make for Adults: Faux Crystal Décor

Manchester Branch Don’t you just love the glittering crystals and geodes you see for sale in fancy boutiques everywhere? Don’t you agree they would look beautiful displayed in any room of your house? But, don’t you also agree their prices are usually not so attractive? However, there is great news! You can create your own imitation crystal coated works of art very easily and inexpensively without consuming more than an hour of your time- total, at most! While most everything you need for this project is included in this Take and Make kit, there are some items you will need to supply. If you have any questions about this craft, please contact Alice at the Manchester Branch at 732-657-7600. Otherwise there is no registration for this craft. Kits may be picked up on a first come, first served basis starting Monday, 3/22/21 while supplies last. Branch Location: Manchester Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Program. Audience: Adults. Monday, March 22, 2021 – Saturday, March 27, 2021.

Take & Make for Kids: Spring Craft

Manchester Branch Celebrate the beginning of the spring season with a craft. Stop by the Manchester Branch to pick up a craft to make at home. Available while supplies last. Branch Location: Manchester Branch. Virtual. Audience: Kids. Monday, March 22, 2021 – Saturday, March 27, 2021.

Take & Make Children's Craft: Paper Basket

Tuckerton Branch Celebrate Women's History Month by trying handicrafts used by women throughout history. This week: basket weaving (just in time for Easter). Available while supplies last at the Tuckerton Branch. Branch Location: Tuckerton Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Women's History Month. Audience: Kids. Icon: Women's History Month. Monday, March 22, 2021 – Saturday, March 27, 2021.

Take & Make Craft Adult: Yarn Coaster

Tuckerton Branch These easy drink coasters are made from pipe cleaners and chunky yarn. Available at the Tuckerton Branch while supplies last. Branch Location: Tuckerton Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Adults. Monday, March 22, 2021 – Saturday, March 27, 2021.

Adult Take & Make: Succulent Cork Magnets

Waretown Branch Adults are invited to pick up a simple craft kit from the Waretown Branch to take and do at home. Kits will be available to pick up starting Monday, March 22nd at 1:00pm. Available while supplies last. Kits are being provided by the generous support of our Friends of the Waretown Library. Branch Location: Waretown Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Virtual Program. Audience: Adults. Monday, March 22, 2021 – Monday, March 29, 2021.

Take & Make: Beginner Crochet I kit

Jackson Branch Want to learn how to crochet but don’t know how to get started? Learn the basics of crochet with Cal Patch from Creativebug video classes digital resource. In this workshop Cal will explain and demonstrate the foundation crochet stitches and finishing off.  Instructions, some yarn and a crochet hook will be provided. Please register as supplies are limited.   Click on the web link below, enter your library card number, and start creating! https://www.creativebug.com/r/oceancounty/classseries/single/beginner-crochet-1 Bitly shortened URL: https://bit.ly/38o5rDf. Branch Location: Jackson Branch. Virtual. Type of Event: Virtual Program. DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Adults. Monday, March 22, 2021, 9:00 AM – Friday, March 26, 2021, 5:00 PM.

Take and Make: Celebrate Green Craft for Adults with Special Challenges

Lacey Branch Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with our celebrate green craft for Adults with Special Challenges and their caregivers. The Lacey Branch craft kit includes everything you will need to make it at home. This take and make program made possible by a grant from the KearnyBank Foundation. Please register for this Take and Make craft for Adults with Special Challenges and their caregivers. Our celebrate green kits will be available for pick-up for registered patrons between March  22 – March 26 at the Lacey Branch.  Please call the Lacey Branch (609-693-8566) during operating hours to register for the kits while supplies last. Branch Location: Lacey Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Adults. Monday, March 22, 2021, 10:00 AM – Friday, March 26, 2021, 5:00 PM.

CANCELLED - Monday Movies

Barnegat Branch Monday Movies 2/3: Downton Abbey (PG) 122 min. 2/10: Rambo: Last Blood (R) 89 min. 2/24: Blinded by the light (PG-13) 115 min. Branch Location: Barnegat Branch. Type of Event: Movie. Audience: Adults. Monday, March 22, 2021, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

CANCELLED - English Conversation Group - Monday nights

Lakewood Branch This program is for you if you've learned some English and want to practice speaking it with other English language learners.  Improve your accents, learn new vocabulary and American slang and become familiar with people from other cultures. Come any Monday night and practice with native English speakers and other people from a variety of countries.  We have friendly, informative meetings.  Everyone is welcome!  No registration is necessary. Branch Location: Lakewood Branch. Type of Event: Diversity. Audience: Adults. Monday, March 22, 2021, 6:30 PM.

Wise Women Say: Women's History Month Quiz Online

Toms River Branch Test your knowledge of "notable quotables" from famous women past and present. Click this link to play the online quiz: https://kahoot.it/challenge/01908054?challenge-id=a09c1b73-6810-4645-b9ae-abc7328aeba2_1614609860078 Kahoot Game PIN: 01908054 Tip: Additional points are awarded for the speed of your response. Branch Location: Toms River Branch. Type of Event: Women's History Month. Virtual Program. Informational Program. Audience: Adults. Tuesday, March 23, 2021. For more info visit kahoot.it.

The Famous Women of History Quiz

Berkeley Branch Take this virtual  quiz and see how these women made their mark in history. Presented by the Berkeley Branch in celebration of Women’s History Month. Use this link to get the quiz: https://kahoot.it/challenge/01491845?challenge-id=a041b01c-ec70-49bf-8f93-0bf0429c8621_1614350568460 OR Game PIN: 01491845. Branch Location: Virtual. Berkeley Branch. Type of Event: Virtual Program. Women's History Month. Audience: Tweens. Teens. Adults. Icon: Women's History Month. Tuesday, March 23, 2021.

Take Home Storytime Kits

Brick Branch Are you missing stortytime?  We know we are!!  Stop by the Brick Library's children's department and pick up a take home storytime kit.  Each kit includes 3 books and a themed coloring sheet.  The only thing you'll need is some crayons to complete the coloring sheet. Branch Location: Brick Branch. Type of Event: Storytime. Virtual Program. DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Kids. Family. Tuesday, March 23, 2021.

Weekly Take & Make Craft Kit

Brick Branch Craving crafts?  Stop by the Brick children's department and pick up a craft kit you can take home and make.  Each week we'll have a different craft kit you can grab.  Just ask us for one at the desk.  The only things you'll need at home to create the craft are crayons, scissors, and tape or glue.  Please just ask for one per child.  While supplies last. Branch Location: Brick Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Virtual Program. Audience: Kids. Family. Tuesday, March 23, 2021.

Take Home Book Club: Sofia Valdez, Future Prez

Long Beach Island Branch Participate in the Long Beach Island Take Home Book Club for Kids. Pick up a copy to borrow of Sofia Valdez, Future Prez by Andrea Beaty at the Long Beach Island branch including questions about the book and a craft. March’s book is Sofia Valdez, Future Prez by Andrea Beaty. When her abuelo is injured at the local landfill, second-grader Sofia is determined to transform the dangerous Mount Trashmore into a park, taking on City Hall in the process. Recommended for ages 5-8. Take Home Book Club kits will be available on a first come, first serve basis, while supplies last. Branch Location: Long Beach Island Branch. Type of Event: Virtual Program. Women's History Month. Audience: Kids. Tuesday, March 23, 2021, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Virtual Program: Mah Jongg for Beginners

Brick Branch Learn the American version of Mah Jongg, while we shelter-in-place   It is a tile game of skill and chance for all ages in the rummy family, and is played typically with four people. The game is sociable, competitive, exciting and addictive, one that improves your memory and is lots of fun. The Instructor, Christine Blackford will explain the fundamentals; the tiles and their function to the Charleston and the National Mah Jongg League rules, the terminology and using the current yearly card, to strive for the winning hand. NO Mah Jongg experience or knowledge is required. Upon completion you will be confident and knowledgeable to join a game of Mah Jongg  -- there are some great sites to play while still at home, and be ready to join a live game soon! Registration is limited and is required.  When you register you are signing up for all 4 sessions.  Upon registration, you will be send a Zoom link as well as a copy of the 2020 mah jongg card This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Brick Library. F… Branch Location: Brick Branch. Audience: Adults. Tuesday, March 23, 2021, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM.

Creating a Resume Using Word

Toms River Branch A good resume is your foot in the door to the job you want . Pressing the send button when sending your résumé to a potential employer can be a nerve-racking experience. Microsoft Word is a great platform for any kind of writing or content creation, but one area where it thrives in particular is helping people draft the perfect resume. Branch Location: Virtual. Type of Event: Virtual Program. Audience: Adults. Tuesday, March 23, 2021, 3:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

Teen Take & Make: Desktop Japanese Rock Garden

Jackson Branch Channel your inner tranquility by creating a desktop Japanese Rock Garden to calm you during times of stress. Ages 12 – 18.  Did you know that there is a Japanese garden in Ocean County? Designed by landscape architect Takeo Shioto for the Georgian Court University’s Arboretum in Lakewood. Visit https://georgian.edu/arboretum/#japanese-garden for a brief history and images of the garden. Supplies are limited. Registration is required and begins March 1st. Registration ends at noon on Tuesday, March 23rd OR when all spots have been filled. All registrants will be contacted by email when their kit is available for pick-up at the Jackson Branch. Please use a valid email address when you register. We apologize but we cannot send emails to Jackson School district email addresses. Branch Location: Jackson Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Virtual Program. Audience: Teens. Tuesday, March 23, 2021, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. For more info visit georgian.edu.

Wise Women Say: Women's History Month Quiz Online

Toms River Branch Test your knowledge of "notable quotables" from famous women past and present. Click this link to play the online quiz: https://kahoot.it/challenge/01908054?challenge-id=a09c1b73-6810-4645-b9ae-abc7328aeba2_1614609860078 Kahoot Game PIN: 01908054 Tip: Additional points are awarded for the speed of your response. Branch Location: Toms River Branch. Type of Event: Women's History Month. Virtual Program. Informational Program. Audience: Adults. Wednesday, March 24, 2021. For more info visit kahoot.it.

The Famous Women of History Quiz

Berkeley Branch Take this virtual  quiz and see how these women made their mark in history. Presented by the Berkeley Branch in celebration of Women’s History Month. Use this link to get the quiz: https://kahoot.it/challenge/01491845?challenge-id=a041b01c-ec70-49bf-8f93-0bf0429c8621_1614350568460 OR Game PIN: 01491845. Branch Location: Virtual. Berkeley Branch. Type of Event: Virtual Program. Women's History Month. Audience: Tweens. Teens. Adults. Icon: Women's History Month. Wednesday, March 24, 2021.

Take Home Storytime Kits

Brick Branch Are you missing stortytime?  We know we are!!  Stop by the Brick Library's children's department and pick up a take home storytime kit.  Each kit includes 3 books and a themed coloring sheet.  The only thing you'll need is some crayons to complete the coloring sheet. Branch Location: Brick Branch. Type of Event: Storytime. Virtual Program. DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Kids. Family. Wednesday, March 24, 2021.

Weekly Take & Make Craft Kit

Brick Branch Craving crafts?  Stop by the Brick children's department and pick up a craft kit you can take home and make.  Each week we'll have a different craft kit you can grab.  Just ask us for one at the desk.  The only things you'll need at home to create the craft are crayons, scissors, and tape or glue.  Please just ask for one per child.  While supplies last. Branch Location: Brick Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Virtual Program. Audience: Kids. Family. Wednesday, March 24, 2021.

Marie Curie's Glow-in-the-Dark Slime

Waretown Branch For Women's History Month, learn about Marie Curie and how to make glow-in-the-dark slime like her radioactive discoveries. Watch on YouTube at any time starting March 24th. Branch Location: Waretown Branch. Type of Event: Virtual Program. DIY/Craft/Maker. Women's History Month. Audience: Kids. Wednesday, March 24, 2021.

Take & Make Wednesdays: National Nutrition Month Craft

Barnegat Branch Drop in and grab a free craft kit to take home while supplies last. Each week will feature a different theme. This week's theme is Naitonal Nutrition Month. Branch Location: Barnegat Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Program. Audience: Kids. Tweens. Family. Wednesday, March 24, 2021 – Monday, March 29, 2021.

Storytime at Home Book Bundles

Long Beach Island Branch Pick up a "Storytime at Home" Book Bundle at the Long Beach Island branch. "Storytime at Home" bundles are available for a wide variety of topics.  Each bundle includes both fiction and nonfiction books and a list of songs and rhymes.  Bundles are a "grab and go" item and are meant to be taken as a set.   Each book must be checked out separately. Branch Location: Long Beach Island Branch. Virtual. Type of Event: Virtual Program. Audience: Kids. Wednesday, March 24, 2021, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM.

Her Story: The Female Revolution—Women and Work Movie and Discussion

Jackson Branch For generations women have been seen as secondary or supplementary earners. Now women outnumber men graduating from higher education, and are taking their place in the global job market, and enjoying ever-greater financial independence. Join us in viewing this film followed by a short discussion. Film is also available through OCL’s Access Video on Demand database. 2016 (NR) 47:27 min; Discussion 20 min. Registration is required to receive the Zoom link by email to attend this virtual program. Branch Location: Jackson Branch. Type of Event: Virtual Program. Women's History Month. Movie. Informational Program. Audience: Adults. Wednesday, March 24, 2021, 3:00 PM – 4:15 PM.

“The Movement is a Sort of Mosaic”: A History of the Women’s Suffrage Movement

Lacey Branch This lecture by Lucia McMahon examines the long history of women’s activism over the course of the nineteenth century in order to highlight the multi-faceted mosaic of paths that led to the women’s suffrage movement. This program is sponsored by the New Jersey Council for the Humanities Public Scholars Project. Please register. A Zoom link for the program will be emailed upon registration. Branch Location: Lacey Branch. Type of Event: Informational Program. Virtual Program. Women's History Month. Audience: Adults. Wednesday, March 24, 2021, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

CANCELLED - Adult Writers Group

Barnegat Branch Hone your craft with like-minded adult writers. Published and unpublished writers in any genre are welcome. Branch Location: Barnegat Branch. Type of Event: Audience: Adults. Wednesday, March 24, 2021, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM.

Wise Women Say: Women's History Month Quiz Online

Toms River Branch Test your knowledge of "notable quotables" from famous women past and present. Click this link to play the online quiz: https://kahoot.it/challenge/01908054?challenge-id=a09c1b73-6810-4645-b9ae-abc7328aeba2_1614609860078 Kahoot Game PIN: 01908054 Tip: Additional points are awarded for the speed of your response. Branch Location: Toms River Branch. Type of Event: Women's History Month. Virtual Program. Informational Program. Audience: Adults. Thursday, March 25, 2021. For more info visit kahoot.it.

The Famous Women of History Quiz

Berkeley Branch Take this virtual  quiz and see how these women made their mark in history. Presented by the Berkeley Branch in celebration of Women’s History Month. Use this link to get the quiz: https://kahoot.it/challenge/01491845?challenge-id=a041b01c-ec70-49bf-8f93-0bf0429c8621_1614350568460 OR Game PIN: 01491845. Branch Location: Virtual. Berkeley Branch. Type of Event: Virtual Program. Women's History Month. Audience: Tweens. Teens. Adults. Icon: Women's History Month. Thursday, March 25, 2021.

Take Home Storytime Kits

Brick Branch Are you missing stortytime?  We know we are!!  Stop by the Brick Library's children's department and pick up a take home storytime kit.  Each kit includes 3 books and a themed coloring sheet.  The only thing you'll need is some crayons to complete the coloring sheet. Branch Location: Brick Branch. Type of Event: Storytime. Virtual Program. DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Kids. Family. Thursday, March 25, 2021.

Weekly Take & Make Craft Kit

Brick Branch Craving crafts?  Stop by the Brick children's department and pick up a craft kit you can take home and make.  Each week we'll have a different craft kit you can grab.  Just ask us for one at the desk.  The only things you'll need at home to create the craft are crayons, scissors, and tape or glue.  Please just ask for one per child.  While supplies last. Branch Location: Brick Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Virtual Program. Audience: Kids. Family. Thursday, March 25, 2021.

CANCELLED - "Ewe" Knit & Crochet

Barnegat Branch Branch Location: Barnegat Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Adults. Thursday, March 25, 2021, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Read Tolkien Day Take & Make Craft

Toms River Branch Celebrate Read Tolkien Day with an awesome Take & Make craft! Decorate the scenery behind the silhouette of J.R.R. Tolkien’s Fellowship of the Ring using watercolor paints or markers.  A ‘How To’ video presentation for watercolor art is available on OCL’s YouTube page. Take & Make craft kits will be available at the Toms River Branch lobby on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last. Branch Location: Toms River Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Adults. Thursday, March 25, 2021, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Kate Sessions: The Tree Lady

Manchester Branch Celebrate Kate Sessions a trailblazing botanist and horticulturist who started an environmental movement. Watch this video to learn about Kate Sessions (available 3/24) and pick up a planter to decorate at home at the Manchester library on 3/25. Please Register. Branch Location: Manchester Branch. Audience: Tweens. Teens. Thursday, March 25, 2021, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

A Pirate's Life for She: Swashbuckling Women Through the Ages -an informative presentation about the lives and legends of the major pirate women throughout history.

Toms River Branch Join Laura Sook Duncombe, author of A Pirate’s Life for She and Pirate Women: The Princesses, Prostitutes, and Privateers Who Ruled the Seven Seas, for an informative presentation about the lives and legends of the major pirate women throughout history.   Women pirates have been sailing alongside their male counterparts since the dawn of time, so why have they been largely ignored by history? This presentation explores why women’s substantial efforts in the field of piracy have been left off the record…and why that’s a huge mistake. It also introduces several key female pirates and shares the stories of their lives and most famous exploits. It’s a rollicking blend of history, feminism, and adventure suitable for all ages. Come and be inspired by Obsessed with pirates and the salty sea air? Check out these YA titles featuring female pirates.  *This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Ocean County Library – Toms River . Branch Location: Virtual. Type of Event: Author/Book Event. Women's History Month. Virtual Program. Audience: Teens. Adults. Thursday, March 25, 2021, 6:00 PM – 6:45 PM.

Wise Women Say: Women's History Month Quiz Online

Toms River Branch Test your knowledge of "notable quotables" from famous women past and present. Click this link to play the online quiz: https://kahoot.it/challenge/01908054?challenge-id=a09c1b73-6810-4645-b9ae-abc7328aeba2_1614609860078 Kahoot Game PIN: 01908054 Tip: Additional points are awarded for the speed of your response. Branch Location: Toms River Branch. Type of Event: Women's History Month. Virtual Program. Informational Program. Audience: Adults. Friday, March 26, 2021. For more info visit kahoot.it.

Take Home Storytime Kits

Brick Branch Are you missing stortytime?  We know we are!!  Stop by the Brick Library's children's department and pick up a take home storytime kit.  Each kit includes 3 books and a themed coloring sheet.  The only thing you'll need is some crayons to complete the coloring sheet. Branch Location: Brick Branch. Type of Event: Storytime. Virtual Program. DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Kids. Family. Friday, March 26, 2021.

Weekly Take & Make Craft Kit

Brick Branch Craving crafts?  Stop by the Brick children's department and pick up a craft kit you can take home and make.  Each week we'll have a different craft kit you can grab.  Just ask us for one at the desk.  The only things you'll need at home to create the craft are crayons, scissors, and tape or glue.  Please just ask for one per child.  While supplies last. Branch Location: Brick Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Virtual Program. Audience: Kids. Family. Friday, March 26, 2021.

Take & Make: Mason Jar Lanterns

Jackson Branch Pick up a crafty kit at the Jackson Branch to create at home. Younger children will need help from a caregiver to complete the crafts. Kits may require scissors, glue or tape to complete these projects. This take-home craft will be available on a first come, first served basis, while supplies last. Please be mindful and take only one kit per child. Branch Location: Jackson Branch. Type of Event: Virtual Program. Friends Event. DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Kids. Tweens. Family. Friday, March 26, 2021.

Corner Bookmarks

Lakewood Branch Learn how to make a simple corner bookmark that can be decorated in many ways. Branch Location: Virtual. Audience: Family. Friday, March 26, 2021, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM.

CANCELLED - Paws for Reading

Barnegat Branch Practice reading alongside gentle, beautiful therapy dogs. Branch Location: Barnegat Branch. Type of Event: Author/Book Event. Storytime. Audience: Kids. Friday, March 26, 2021, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Wise Women Say: Women's History Month Quiz Online

Toms River Branch Test your knowledge of "notable quotables" from famous women past and present. Click this link to play the online quiz: https://kahoot.it/challenge/01908054?challenge-id=a09c1b73-6810-4645-b9ae-abc7328aeba2_1614609860078 Kahoot Game PIN: 01908054 Tip: Additional points are awarded for the speed of your response. Branch Location: Toms River Branch. Type of Event: Women's History Month. Virtual Program. Informational Program. Audience: Adults. Saturday, March 27, 2021. For more info visit kahoot.it.

Take Home Storytime Kits

Brick Branch Are you missing stortytime?  We know we are!!  Stop by the Brick Library's children's department and pick up a take home storytime kit.  Each kit includes 3 books and a themed coloring sheet.  The only thing you'll need is some crayons to complete the coloring sheet. Branch Location: Brick Branch. Type of Event: Storytime. Virtual Program. DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Kids. Family. Saturday, March 27, 2021.

Weekly Take & Make Craft Kit

Brick Branch Craving crafts?  Stop by the Brick children's department and pick up a craft kit you can take home and make.  Each week we'll have a different craft kit you can grab.  Just ask us for one at the desk.  The only things you'll need at home to create the craft are crayons, scissors, and tape or glue.  Please just ask for one per child.  While supplies last. Branch Location: Brick Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Virtual Program. Audience: Kids. Family. Saturday, March 27, 2021.

CANCELLED - "Ewe" Knit & Crochet

Barnegat Branch Do "ewe" knit or crochet? Bring your own yarn and needles and make some new friends while you knit or crochet at the library. All skill levels welcome. Branch Location: Barnegat Branch. Audience: Adults. Saturday, March 27, 2021, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.