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Art Exhibit: New Jersey Doughboys - A Tribute to World War I Memorials by Erik Burro (McConnell Gallery)

Toms River Branch The Ocean County Library is pleased to announce that is will host New Jersey Doughboys - A Tribute to World War I Memorials by Erik Burro. The Collection will be displayed in the McConnell Gallery during the month of April. Branch Location: Toms River Branch. Type of Event: Exhibits/Displays. Audience: Adults. Thursday, April 25, 2019.

Donovan Catholic High School Student Art (2nd Floor Gallery)

Toms River Branch Ocean County Library is proud to host Donovan Catholic Student Art in the 2nd Floor Gallery during the month of April. Branch Location: Toms River Branch. Type of Event: Exhibits/Displays. Audience: Adults. Thursday, April 25, 2019.

Email by Appointment

Toms River Branch Book a one-on-one session to set up a new email account or learn more about the features of your existing email. Please call 732-349-6200 and press option 4 to schedule your appointment. Note: Free email services now require a cell phone number to register or recover a lost password. Branch Location: Toms River Branch. Type of Event: Computer/Technology Classes. Audience: Adults. Thursday, April 25, 2019.

Barnegat's 7th Annual Poetry Month Contest

Barnegat Branch Write a Blackout Poem. Drop it off at the Barnegat Branch by 5 pm on 4/26 for your chance to win our 7th annual poetry contest. All ages. Branch Location: Barnegat Branch. Type of Event: Program. Audience: Kids. Teens. Adults. Tweens. Family. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Mah Jongg Open Play

Brick Branch Mah Jong, Mahjong, Mahjongg no matter how you spell it, come and enjoy.  All play levels welcome.  Bring your current card and set. Branch Location: Brick Branch. Type of Event: Program. Audience: Adults. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Drop-in Spring Break Craft

Jackson Branch Keep busy by stopping by the library to make one to three easy crafts. No registration required. Branch Location: Jackson Branch. Type of Event: Program. Audience: Kids. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Flower Arranging 101

Long Beach Island Branch April Showers bring May flowers.  Learn to arrange flowers alongside Whiting Flower Shoppe owner Tracy Vincent.  All supplies provided by the Long Beach Island Library. Branch Location: Long Beach Island Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Friends Event. Informational Program. Audience: Adults. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Book Discussion - Breath by Martha Mason

Beachwood Branch New members are welcome to this monthly book discussion group. Pick up your copy at the circulation desk. Branch Location: Beachwood Branch. Type of Event: Author/Book Event. Audience: Adults. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Preschool Storytime

Berkeley Branch Ages 3 - 5 with an adult. Branch Location: Berkeley Branch. Type of Event: Program. Storytime. Audience: Kids. Age Range: 3 - 5 with an adult. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Crafters

Upper Shores Branch Bring your projects in for fun in good company! Branch Location: Upper Shores Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Adults. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 10:30 AM.

Mindfulness Meditation: On Conscious Relationships

Jackson Branch Learn the art of creating healthy relationships. Recognize barriers, and allow yourself to heal bonds in this gentle practice. Open to novice and advanced practitioners. Comfortable clothes required.  This is a free program. However, registration is required. Registration opens Friday, March 15th at 9 am. Branch Location: Jackson Branch. Type of Event: Program. Audience: Adults. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:15 PM.

CANCELLED-Penguin Party

Plumsted Branch Children ages 3 - 5 and their caregivers can come celebrate Penguin Day with stories and a craft. THIS HAS BEEN CANCELLED- sorry for the inconvenience! Branch Location: Plumsted Branch. Type of Event: Program. Storytime. Audience: Kids. Age Range: Ages 3 - 5. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 11:30 AM.

Mah Jong Mavens & Masters

Lacey Branch Have you always wanted to learn how to play Mah Jong?  Do you already know?  Either way, come join us! Branch Location: Lacey Branch. Type of Event: Audience: Adults. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Tea and a Movie: The Philadelphia Story

Lakewood Branch Katherine Hepburn stars as Tracy Lord in this romantic comedy. On the eve of her 2nd marriage, Tracy Lord, a Philadelphia socialite is confronted by her first husband and must deal with her unresolved feelings towards him. Branch Location: Lakewood Branch. Type of Event: Movie. Audience: Adults. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 12:30 PM – 2:22 PM.

An Afternoon of Mah Jongg

Berkeley Branch For Mah Jongg Mavens: If you have your own set, please bring it along. Registration required only for first visit. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Berkeley Library. Branch Location: Berkeley Branch. Type of Event: Friends Event. Audience: Adults. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

Mah Jongg Lessons

Berkeley Branch A six week course of Mah Jongg lessons for beginners.  PLEASE NOTE: there is no class on May 2-lessons will continue May 9 &16.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Berkeley Library. Branch Location: Berkeley Branch. Type of Event: Friends Event. Program. Audience: Adults. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

American Red Cross Blood Drive

Pt. Pleasant Boro Branch Please consider taking an hour to donate blood to those in need. Please call the branch to make an appointment or contact the Red Cross by phone 1-800-733-2767 or at their website by clicking redcrossblood.org. Walk-ins are welcomed but appointments are referred. Teens that are at least 16 years old may donate with permission by parent or guardian. Branch Location: Pt. Pleasant Boro Branch. Type of Event: Program. Audience: Teens. Adults. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM. For more info visit redcrossblood.org.

"Ewe" Knit & Crochet

Barnegat Branch Branch Location: Barnegat Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Adults. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Stop – Motion Madness/Locura de animación de detener movimiento

Lakewood Branch Create a stop – motion story. Registration Required. Please register each child individually. Children must be appropriate ages to participate in the programs. Late arrivals will hinder the ability to complete the activity within the time allotted. Attendees more than 10 minutes late will be turned away. Thank you. Crea una historia con animación de detener movimiento. Favor de Registrarse. Por favor registre cada niño individualmente. Los niños deben tener la edad appropiada para participar en los programas. Las llegadas tardes obstaculizarán la capacidad para completar las actividades dentro del tiempo asignado. Participantes que lleguen más de 10 minutos tarde no serán permitidos. Gracias. Branch Location: Lakewood Branch. Type of Event: Program. Audience: Kids. Tweens. Age Range: 6-14/Edades 6-14. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM.

Afternoon Book Discussion

Toms River Branch Pacinko by Min Jin Lee. Branch Location: Toms River Branch. Type of Event: Program. Audience: Adults. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Spring Carnival!

Little Egg Harbor Branch Drop in for skee ball and other boardwalk games, stuffed animal petting zoo, crafts, snacks and more. Indoor event so it's happening rain or shine! Ages 3 and up. Bring the whole family! Sponsored by the Friends of the Little Egg Harbor Branch. No registration necessary. Branch Location: Little Egg Harbor Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Program. Audience: Kids. Family. Age Range: All ages. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Chicks with Sticks - Knitting and Crocheting Group

Manchester Branch Are you passionate about knitting or crocheting? From beginner to expert, bring your yarn, needles, hooks and crurrent projects. Make friends while sharing ideas and patterns. Branch Location: Manchester Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Adults. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Old School Homeschool Games Day

Brick Branch We'll have a collection of classic games to play. Children/Families. REG. Please register each child individually. Branch Location: Brick Branch. Type of Event: Homeschool Program. Program. Audience: Kids. Family. Age Range: Family. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM.

Technology Extra Help

Brick Branch Have some basic technology questions? Come to this extra help session.  Bring your device. Branch Location: Brick Branch. Type of Event: Computer/Technology Classes. Audience: Adults. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM.

Spring Break Bash

Stafford Branch Crafts, games, and fun for children ages 3-12. Branch Location: Stafford Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Kids. Age Range: 3-12 years old. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM.

Vinyl Stickers

Toms River Branch Learn to use the Cricut to make your own vinyl sticker. Branch Location: Toms River Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Teens. Age Range: 12-18. Icon: Maker. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Job Assistance

Jackson Branch We'll help you complete online job applications, navigate the NJ Career Connections Website, and use resources for writing your resume and searching for jobs. Call for an appointment. Branch Location: Jackson Branch. Type of Event: Computer/Technology Classes. Jobs/Careers. Program. Audience: Adults. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Paws for Reading

Lacey Branch Practice your reading skills in the company of gentle therapy dogs. No registration required. Branch Location: Lacey Branch. Audience: Kids. Age Range: For beginning readers. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Blackout Poetry

Lakewood Branch Repurpose your pages of old books by transforming them into works of art. Branch Location: Lakewood Branch. Type of Event: Program. Audience: Teens. Age Range: 12-18. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 5:30 PM.

Adult Knitting Meetup

Toms River Branch Like to knit?  Like to talk?  Pack up your yarn and knitting needles and join the Jersey Shore Ewes for an informal meetup group.  The group meets on the 1st floor, outside the Green Room. Branch Location: Toms River Branch. Type of Event: Program. Audience: Adults. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Umbrella Craft/Manualidad de sombrilla

Lakewood Branch Make an umbrella using paper plates. Children must be appropriate ages to participate in the programs. Late arrivals will hinder the ability to complete the activity within the time allotted. Attendees more than 10 minutes late will be turned away. Thank you. Crea una sombrilla de platos de papel. Los niños deben tener la edad appropiada para participar en los programas. Las llegadas tardes obstaculizarán la capacidad para completar las actividades dentro del tiempo asignado. Participantes que lleguen más de 10 minutos tarde no serán permitidos. Gracias. Branch Location: Lakewood Branch. Type of Event: Program. Audience: Kids. Age Range: 5-12/Edades 5-12. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Tech Buddies

Brick Branch Need help using your cell phone? Tablet? The Internet? Schedule a one-on-one 30 minute tutorial with a teen volunteer using the device of your choice. Call or visit the Reference desk to make your appointment. Branch Location: Brick Branch. Type of Event: Computer/Technology Classes. Audience: Adults. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Escape Room “It’s a Jungle in Here”

Manchester Branch Ages 6-12 Work together to use the clues and unlock the box to escape from the jungle. Be careful, you never know what’s lurking around every corner. Please register each child separately. Branch Location: Manchester Branch. Type of Event: Program. Audience: Kids. Age Range: 6-12. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

NoveList Plus

Brick Branch Find that next great book, author, or series with this free database for Ocean County Library cardholders. Mouse and keyboard skills are required as well as experience using the Internet. Please register. Branch Location: Brick Branch. Type of Event: Computer/Technology Classes. Audience: Adults. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

TAB (Teen Advisory Board Meeting)

Brick Branch TAB members play an active role in our library, gain valuable leadership skills, and earn community service hours. New members are always welcome! Ages 12-18. Branch Location: Brick Branch. Type of Event: Program. Audience: Teens. Tweens. Age Range: 12-18. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Homemade Candles

Lacey Branch We will make our own candles with beeswax and essential oils. For Teens Ages 11 – 18. Please Register. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Lacey Library. Branch Location: Lacey Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Kids. Teens. Tweens. Age Range: Ages 11-18. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

TAB's Choice Teen Event-Volunteer project

Little Egg Harbor Branch Tonight's program is a volunteer project to create art for our Teen Area bulletin board, or to display during the months of July and August in our meeting room. All attendees will receive 1.5 hours of volunteer time. Branch Location: Little Egg Harbor Branch. Type of Event: Program. Audience: Teens. Age Range: Grades 7-12. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM.

TAB (Teen Advisory Board Meeting)

Manchester Branch All teens 12-18 are welcome to join our TAB. Earn volunteer hours while having fun. Branch Location: Manchester Branch. Type of Event: Program. Audience: Teens. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

DIY Teen: Mini Fabric Lamps

Stafford Branch Customize and decorate a string of lights. Ages 12 - 18.  Please register. Branch Location: Stafford Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Program. Audience: Teens. Age Range: 12-18. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Tuckerton Library Annual Open House

Tuckerton Branch The Tuckerton Library Association is hosting authors Gretchen F. Coyle and Deborah C. Whitcraft. They have collaborated on a number of maritime history articles and books. They will speak about their newest book Beach Haven. Books will be available for purchase. Light refreshments will be served. REG. Branch Location: Tuckerton Branch. Type of Event: Author/Book Event. Friends Event. Audience: Adults. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 7:00 PM.

Art Exhibit: New Jersey Doughboys - A Tribute to World War I Memorials by Erik Burro (McConnell Gallery)

Toms River Branch The Ocean County Library is pleased to announce that is will host New Jersey Doughboys - A Tribute to World War I Memorials by Erik Burro. The Collection will be displayed in the McConnell Gallery during the month of April. Branch Location: Toms River Branch. Type of Event: Exhibits/Displays. Audience: Adults. Friday, April 26, 2019.

Donovan Catholic High School Student Art (2nd Floor Gallery)

Toms River Branch Ocean County Library is proud to host Donovan Catholic Student Art in the 2nd Floor Gallery during the month of April. Branch Location: Toms River Branch. Type of Event: Exhibits/Displays. Audience: Adults. Friday, April 26, 2019.

Email by Appointment

Toms River Branch Book a one-on-one session to set up a new email account or learn more about the features of your existing email. Please call 732-349-6200 and press option 4 to schedule your appointment. Note: Free email services now require a cell phone number to register or recover a lost password. Branch Location: Toms River Branch. Type of Event: Computer/Technology Classes. Audience: Adults. Friday, April 26, 2019.

Barnegat's 7th Annual Poetry Month Contest

Barnegat Branch Write a Blackout Poem. Drop it off at the Barnegat Branch by 5 pm on 4/26 for your chance to win our 7th annual poetry contest. All ages. Branch Location: Barnegat Branch. Type of Event: Program. Audience: Kids. Teens. Adults. Tweens. Family. Friday, April 26, 2019, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Waddler Time

Toms River Branch Registration required; begins April 12th. Interactive stories, songs, and more for you and your little one. Ages 12 - 23 months. *One child's name per line*. Branch Location: Toms River Branch. Type of Event: Program. Audience: Kids. Age Range: 12- 23 months. Friday, April 26, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Stitch in Time

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. Program. Audience: Adults. Friday, April 26, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Wigglers & Walkers

Long Beach Island Branch Foster little one's motor, sensory, and social skills through storytelling, singing, theme repetition, and vocal play. Join us for books, rhymes, songs, and movement, followed by playtime. Ages 0-2. Please register children only. Branch Location: Long Beach Island Branch. Type of Event: Program. Storytime. Audience: Kids. Age Range: 0-2. Friday, April 26, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Avengers Assemble!

Brick Branch Come in your best superhero gear & ready for some awesome Avengers crafts & games. Children/Families. REG. Please register each child individually. Branch Location: Brick Branch. Type of Event: Program. Audience: Kids. Family. Age Range: Family. Friday, April 26, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

This Just In

Manchester Branch Ages 2-6 Come hear our favorite new picture books in the play area. Please register each child separately. Branch Location: Manchester Branch. Type of Event: Storytime. Audience: Kids. Age Range: 2-6. Friday, April 26, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

All Together Storytime

Stafford Branch Stories and songs for the whole family; geared toward children ages 0-5. REG. Branch Location: Stafford Branch. Type of Event: Storytime. Audience: Kids. Age Range: 0-5 years old. Friday, April 26, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Family Storytime- Earth Day

Barnegat Branch Join Miss Renee for songs, stories and a craft. Ages 3 – 5. REG "Earth Day storytime"  We will also be planting seeds to grow into seedlings. Branch Location: Barnegat Branch. Type of Event: Storytime. Audience: Kids. Friday, April 26, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Job Assistance

Jackson Branch We'll help you complete online job applications, navigate the NJ Career Connections Website, and use resources for writing your resume and searching for jobs. Call for an appointment. Branch Location: Jackson Branch. Type of Event: Computer/Technology Classes. Jobs/Careers. Program. Audience: Adults. Friday, April 26, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

The Secret Garden & Craft

Lacey Branch A craft & movie program for Adults with Special Challenges and their caregivers.  Movie being shown during the craft is “The Secret Garden”. (G) 106 min. This program made possible by a grant from the KearnyBank Foundation.  Please register. Branch Location: Lacey Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Program. Audience: Adults. Friday, April 26, 2019, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM.

Chess Club

Manchester Branch Every Friday, in the library’s Community Corner, chess-lovers of all levels are invited to play in a relaxed, uncompetitive atmosphere. Meet people who share your love of the game, and teach the skills to new players. No registration required. Participants are encouraged to bring their own chess boards. Branch Location: Manchester Branch. Type of Event: Informational Program. Audience: Teens. Adults. Friday, April 26, 2019, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Mah Jongg

Stafford Branch Play Mah Jongg at the library. Please bring the current year game card, and game sets. Mah Jongg originated in China and has recently experienced a resurgence in popularity. Many people are realizing the intellectual challenge it poses, and are drawn to the beauty and excitement of the game itself. Experience is helpful. Branch Location: Stafford Branch. Type of Event: Audience: Adults. Friday, April 26, 2019, 12:30 PM – 4:00 PM.

Friends of the Waretown Library Book Sale

Waretown Branch Friends of the Waretown Library Book Sale. Branch Location: Waretown Branch. Audience: Kids. Teens. Adults. Tweens. Family. Friday, April 26, 2019, 12:30 PM – 3:30 PM.

Friday Afternoon Movie: Operation Finale

Long Beach Island Branch A team of secret agents set out to track down the Nazi officer who masterminded the Holocaust. (PG-13) 122 min. Branch Location: Long Beach Island Branch. Type of Event: Movie. Audience: Adults. Icon: Movie. Friday, April 26, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Quilting Bee

Manchester Branch Beginners and skilled quilters come to our meetings and work on both individual and group projects, sharing ideas, techniques and patterns while making new friends. Note that quilting "classes" are held during the first meeting of the month. The secong meeting is usually reserved for independent projects. Branch Location: Manchester Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Adults. Friday, April 26, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Games for Adults

Pt. Pleasant Boro Branch Bring a friend and have fun playing the popular tile game Mah Jongg and other games.  All skill levels welcome. Branch Location: Pt. Pleasant Boro Branch. Type of Event: Program. Audience: Adults. Friday, April 26, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Friday Foreign Film Series

Barnegat Branch 4/5: The Country Doctor (NR) 103 min. 4/12: My Afternoons with Margueritte (NR) 83 min. 4/26: What Will People Say (NR) 107 min. Branch Location: Barnegat Branch. Type of Event: Movie. Audience: Adults. Age Range: 18+. Icon: Movie. Friday, April 26, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

OC Purls

Upper Shores Branch Knitting group: Bring your own materials. Branch Location: Upper Shores Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Adults. Friday, April 26, 2019, 1:30 PM.

Friday Fun/ Viernes de diversión

Lakewood Branch Family fun craft. Children must be appropriate ages to participate in the programs. Late arrivals will hinder the ability to complete the activity within the time allotted. Attendees more than 10 minutes late will be turned away. Thank you. Viernes de divertidas manualidades para la familia. Los niños deben tener la edad appropiada para participar en los programas. Las llegadas tardes obstaculizarán la capacidad para completar las actividades dentro del tiempo asignado. Participantes que lleguen más de 10 minutos tarde no serán permitidos. Gracias. Branch Location: Lakewood Branch. Type of Event: Program. Audience: Family. Age Range: All ages/Todas las Edades. Friday, April 26, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Video Games/Videojuegos

Lakewood Branch Play video games. Children must be appropriate ages to participate in the programs. Late arrivals will hinder the ability to complete the activity within the time allotted. Attendees more than 10 minutes late will be turned away. Thank you. Juega videojuegos.  Los niños deben tener la edad appropiada para participar en los programas. Las llegadas tardes obstaculizarán la capacidad para completar las actividades dentro del tiempo asignado. Participantes que lleguen más de 10 minutos tarde no serán permitidos. Gracias. Branch Location: Lakewood Branch. Type of Event: Program. Audience: Kids. Age Range: 6-14/Edades 6-14. Friday, April 26, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Spring Break Drop-In Craft

Tuckerton Branch Spring Break Drop-In Craft. Branch Location: Tuckerton Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Family. Friday, April 26, 2019, 2:00 PM.

Paws for Reading

Brick Branch Practice your reading skills in the company of gentle therapy dogs. Ages 6 & up. REG. Please register each child individually. Branch Location: Brick Branch. Type of Event: Program. Audience: Kids. Family. Age Range: 6 and up. Friday, April 26, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Chess @ the Library

Barnegat Branch Interested in playing Chess, but don't know how? The Barnegat Library will be hosting chess lessons to those interested in learning an d playing the game. Branch Location: Barnegat Branch. Type of Event: Program. Audience: Kids. Teens. Adults. Tweens. Family. Friday, April 26, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

Paws for Reading

Island Heights Branch Practice reading alongside gentle, beautiful therapy dogs. Branch Location: Island Heights Branch. Type of Event: Program. Audience: Kids. Age Range: AGES 5 - 12. Friday, April 26, 2019, 3:30 PM.

Tween Paint Party

Manchester Branch Join us to paint a fun spring craft. Ages 10-13 ONLY. Registration Required Space is limited. Branch Location: Manchester Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Tweens. Age Range: 10-13. Friday, April 26, 2019, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Coloring for Adults

Plumsted Branch Join us for a relaxing afternoon of coloring. Branch Location: Plumsted Branch. Type of Event: Program. Audience: Adults. Age Range: Ages 18 and up. Friday, April 26, 2019, 3:30 PM.

Tween Minecraft Club

Stafford Branch Play Minecraft on PC and talk about the game with other players.  Ages 9 - 14.  Please register. Branch Location: Stafford Branch. Type of Event: Program. Audience: Tweens. Age Range: 9 - 14. Friday, April 26, 2019, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Six Word Poems

Upper Shores Branch April is National Poetry Month.  Make words come alive by using different poetry methods.  Prompts provided, bring your creativity! Please register each tween/teen individually with complete first name, last name and age.  Please enter email (optional) only once for program updates. Branch Location: Upper Shores Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Program. Audience: Teens. Tweens. Age Range: Ages 9-14. Friday, April 26, 2019, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Books at the Beach: A Book Club for Kids

Long Beach Island Branch Every month we’ll discuss a book & do fun activities based on the text. Everyone goes home with a book of their own to keep every month! Snacks and juice are served. Best for 5th grade reading levels and up. Home-schooled families are welcome! April’s book will be The Dragon with a Chocolate Heart by Stephanie Burgis. After drinking enchanted hot chocolate, a brave young dragon is transformed into a twelve-year-old human girl with a passion for chocolate. Pick up the book from the Long Beach Island Branch ahead of time so you’ll be ready to discuss The Dragon with a Chocolate Heart with us. Branch Location: Long Beach Island Branch. Type of Event: Author/Book Event. Program. Audience: Tweens. Friday, April 26, 2019, 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM.

Art Exhibit: New Jersey Doughboys - A Tribute to World War I Memorials by Erik Burro (McConnell Gallery)

Toms River Branch The Ocean County Library is pleased to announce that is will host New Jersey Doughboys - A Tribute to World War I Memorials by Erik Burro. The Collection will be displayed in the McConnell Gallery during the month of April. Branch Location: Toms River Branch. Type of Event: Exhibits/Displays. Audience: Adults. Saturday, April 27, 2019.

Donovan Catholic High School Student Art (2nd Floor Gallery)

Toms River Branch Ocean County Library is proud to host Donovan Catholic Student Art in the 2nd Floor Gallery during the month of April. Branch Location: Toms River Branch. Type of Event: Exhibits/Displays. Audience: Adults. Saturday, April 27, 2019.

Chromosome Paintings Exhibit

Jackson Branch In honor of National DNA Day on April 25th, the Ocean County Library Jackson Branch is hosting an exhibit entitled "Chromosome". These paintings were created by local artist, Meg Ruisch, based on the results of her DNA testing. After she took a commercial DNA test, Ruisch discovered that she could download the raw genetic data and upload it to other sites and tools. One tool converted genetic code into colors, each representing a world reference population. The beautiful hues and what they symbolized inspired the artist to try many versions of this tool. Using a graphics program, she combined the results together, blending all the different ancestors’ origins into vibrant self-portraits of her heritage. National DNA Day is a unique day when people can learn more about genetics and genomics. The day commemorates the completion of the Human Genome Project in 2003 and the discovery of DNA's double helix in 1953. This event is just one of many being held nationwide as part of National DNA Day, a national… Branch Location: Jackson Branch. Type of Event: Exhibits/Displays. Audience: Adults. Saturday, April 27, 2019.

English Language Classes (ESL)

Lakewood Branch Free English classes.   First class from 9am - 12 pm. Second class from 1pm - 4pm. Please arrive at the beginning of a class to register with the instructor. Branch Location: Lakewood Branch. Type of Event: Diversity. Program. Audience: Adults. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Second Chance Saturdays Crafting

Brick Branch We will be making a robin’s nest pendant. Branch Location: Brick Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Adults. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Prom Dress Giveaway

Lakewood Branch The Ocean County Library Prom Dress & Tuxedo Giveaway will  provide dresses & tuxedos to students at NO CHARGE so they can attend their school’s dances. Select from gently used long and short dresses and limited tuxes available. One dress per student. Branch Location: Lakewood Branch. Type of Event: Program. Audience: Teens. Age Range: Grades 8-12. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

Friends of the Waretown Library Book Sale

Waretown Branch Friends of the Waretown Library Book Sale. Branch Location: Waretown Branch. Audience: Kids. Teens. Adults. Tweens. Family. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM.

Make & Take: Frog Craft

Beachwood Branch Stop by for a craft celebrating Save the Frogs Day. Ages 2 and up with an adult. Branch Location: Beachwood Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Kids. Age Range: Ages 2 and up with an adult. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM.

English Language Classes (ESL)

Lakewood Branch Free English classes on Saturdays.  First class from 9am - 12 pm. Second class from 1pm - 4pm. Please arrive at the beginning of a class to register with the instructor. Branch Location: Lakewood Branch. Type of Event: Diversity. Program. Audience: Adults. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

"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: Audience: Adults. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Green Club

Toms River Branch Create something new with something old. A different project each month. Join the club! Registration required.  Registration begins April 6. Branch Location: Toms River Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Kids. Age Range: 8-12. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Flower Arranging Workshop

Berkeley Branch Learn to use the blossoms of your garden to artfully decorate your home in this hands on workshop. All participants will make and take home their own flower arrangement. Branch Location: Berkeley Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Program. Audience: Adults. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

National Poetry Month Film: Poetry

Jackson Branch Korean grandmother Mija comes to terms with the early onset of Alzheimer's while dealing with the fallout from a brutal family crime. Her teenage grandson is linked to the violent death of a girl, and she finds herself caught up in a conspiracy to pay hush money to the dead girl's family. Mija's tendency to become lost in poetry, and the wonders of nature, causes her mind to wander at the wrong time, with unfortunate consequences. Korean language with English subtitle. Film available through OCL database Kanopy. (R) 141 min. Branch Location: Jackson Branch. Type of Event: Movie. Audience: Adults. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 2:00 PM.

The Jersey Tomato

Manchester Branch Everyone loves the Jersey tomato.  Discover where the tomato originated and why it became one of New Jersey's favorite crops. Find out when New Jersey was known for their tomato packing industry and what happened to that industry. Did you know that tomatoes were once considered to be poisonous? Learn about heirloom varieties and modern hybrids and the folklore attached to this fruit.  This will be presented by Food Historian and certified Tea Specialist Judith Krall-Russo. Branch Location: Manchester Branch. Type of Event: Informational Program. Program. Audience: Teens. Adults. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Saturday Matinee: Creed II

Pt. Pleasant Boro Branch Under the tutelage of Rocky Balboa, heavyweight contender Adonis Creed faces off against Viktor Drago, son of Ivan Drago. (PG-13) 117 min. Branch Location: Pt. Pleasant Boro Branch. Type of Event: Movie. Audience: Adults. Icon: Movie. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

13th Annual Ocean County Library Student Film Festival

Toms River Branch Join the fun and get a sneak peek at the next up-and-coming filmmakers from New Jersey!  Featuring a red carpet, food and awards, the festival will screen works from teenagers in Ocean County and the surrounding area.  All are welcome to attend. ​Please Register, . Branch Location: Toms River Branch. Type of Event: Movie. Program. Audience: Kids. Teens. Adults. Tweens. Family. Icon: Art. Movie. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM.

Art Exhibit: New Jersey Doughboys - A Tribute to World War I Memorials by Erik Burro (McConnell Gallery)

Toms River Branch The Ocean County Library is pleased to announce that is will host New Jersey Doughboys - A Tribute to World War I Memorials by Erik Burro. The Collection will be displayed in the McConnell Gallery during the month of April. Branch Location: Toms River Branch. Type of Event: Exhibits/Displays. Audience: Adults. Sunday, April 28, 2019.

Donovan Catholic High School Student Art (2nd Floor Gallery)

Toms River Branch Ocean County Library is proud to host Donovan Catholic Student Art in the 2nd Floor Gallery during the month of April. Branch Location: Toms River Branch. Type of Event: Exhibits/Displays. Audience: Adults. Sunday, April 28, 2019.

English Conversation Group

Stafford Branch Practice your English speaking skills in a friendly group environment. All welcome. Branch Location: Stafford Branch. Type of Event: Diversity. Informational Program. Audience: Adults. Sunday, April 28, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Art Exhibit: New Jersey Doughboys - A Tribute to World War I Memorials by Erik Burro (McConnell Gallery)

Toms River Branch The Ocean County Library is pleased to announce that is will host New Jersey Doughboys - A Tribute to World War I Memorials by Erik Burro. The Collection will be displayed in the McConnell Gallery during the month of April. Branch Location: Toms River Branch. Type of Event: Exhibits/Displays. Audience: Adults. Monday, April 29, 2019.

Donovan Catholic High School Student Art (2nd Floor Gallery)

Toms River Branch Ocean County Library is proud to host Donovan Catholic Student Art in the 2nd Floor Gallery during the month of April. Branch Location: Toms River Branch. Type of Event: Exhibits/Displays. Audience: Adults. Monday, April 29, 2019.

Email by Appointment

Toms River Branch Book a one-on-one session to set up a new email account or learn more about the features of your existing email. Please call 732-349-6200 and press option 4 to schedule your appointment. Note: Free email services now require a cell phone number to register or recover a lost password. Branch Location: Toms River Branch. Type of Event: Computer/Technology Classes. Audience: Adults. Monday, April 29, 2019.

Computer and eBook Help

Berkeley Branch Please call for an appointment. Branch Location: Berkeley Branch. Type of Event: Computer/Technology Classes. Audience: Adults. Monday, April 29, 2019.

Celebrate Children's Book Week's 100th Anniversary

Lacey Branch Stop in anytime this week for crafts and a silent scavenger hunt based on some of our favorite children's books.  No registration required. Branch Location: Lacey Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Kids. Age Range: Families. Monday, April 29, 2019, 9:00 AM – Friday, May 3, 2019, 5:00 PM.

Mah Jongg Intermediate - Skill Building Strategies

Brick Branch Mah Jongg Intermediate -"Skill Building and Strategies" Raise the level of your game! We will continue to play American Mah Jongg and will emphasize on strategies and techniques designed to improve your game and to help you play more defensively. Classes will cover strategies, developing and sharpening skills, while still providing ample time for play to test your new skills and have fun. Players should bring their current year National Mah Jongg League (NMJL) card. Note: This class is designed for players who are already comfortable reading the card, and who have been playing consistently for a minimum of 3 months, or who have completed a Beginner American Mah Jongg series. This class will be held upstairs in the second floor conference room. Please register once for all 4 sessions. Branch Location: Brick Branch. Type of Event: Program. Audience: Adults. Monday, April 29, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Bridge

Little Egg Harbor Branch Bridge is a fun and challenging game to be enjoyed by players of all ages. Come and join us to play. Branch Location: Little Egg Harbor Branch. Type of Event: Program. Audience: Adults. Monday, April 29, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Legal and Financial Planning for those Affected by Alzheimer's Disease

Manchester Branch Join us for a two-part program where a representative of the Alzheimer's Association and an Elder Care Lawyer will be presenting information and answering questions regarding Alzheimer's care. The first part will be focused on legal issues while the second part will be focused on financial issues. This information is for those affected both directly and indirectly. Concerns such as advance planning, putting legal and financial plans into place, and tools for making plans now will be addressed. (subject to change if presenter needs to adjust) When participants register they will be signing up for both sessions. Branch Location: Manchester Branch. Type of Event: Informational Program. Program. Audience: Adults. Monday, April 29, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Drop-in Craft

Plumsted Branch Children ages 2 and up and their caregivers can stop by for a craft. Branch Location: Plumsted Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Kids. Age Range: Ages 2 and up. Monday, April 29, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

English Conversation Group

Stafford Branch Practice your English speaking skills in a friendly group environment. All welcome. Branch Location: Stafford Branch. Type of Event: Diversity. Informational Program. Audience: Adults. Monday, April 29, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Mah Jong Mondays!

Upper Shores Branch Feel free to come & observe the fascinating game of Mah Jong! Branch Location: Upper Shores Branch. Type of Event: Program. Audience: Adults. Monday, April 29, 2019, 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM.

Dance Concert: A Performance by the Ocean County College Repertory Dance Company

Toms River Branch The Ocean County College Dance Repertory Company will be performing works in the styles of swing jazz, contemporary jazz, and lyrical jazz. The students will hold a question and answer session after the performance to discuss the choreographic process and share their experiences with the audience. Branch Location: Toms River Branch. Type of Event: Concert. Program. Audience: Teens. Adults. Monday, April 29, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM.

Monday Movie

Barnegat Branch 4/1: Speed Kills (R) 65 min. 4/8: First Man (PG-13) 141 min. 4/22: Unbroken: Path to Redemption (PG-13) 88 min. 4/29: Operation Finale (PG-13) 122 min. Branch Location: Barnegat Branch. Type of Event: Movie. Audience: Adults. Icon: Movie. Monday, April 29, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Monday Movies: Little Italy

Berkeley Branch A young chef falls in love with the son of her father's long-time business rival in Little Italy.When their secret is discovered, their families agree to use a pizza cook-off to decide which family will have to relocate. (R) 102 min.  The audience is invited to bring snacks or lunch. Branch Location: Berkeley Branch. Type of Event: Movie. Audience: Adults. Icon: Movie. Monday, April 29, 2019, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM.

Monday Afternoon Movie: Green Book

Long Beach Island Branch A white bouncer bonds with a black musician while chauffeuring him around the Jim Crow South. (PG-13) 130 min. Branch Location: Long Beach Island Branch. Type of Event: Movie. Audience: Adults. Icon: Movie. Monday, April 29, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

The Day the Music Died presented by Phil Bruschi

Stafford Branch Paying tribute to the 1959 loss of Buddy Holly, The Big Bopper and Ritchie Valens, Phil Bruschi will perform the rock hits of this era. Phil will pay tribute to not only those killed in that plane crash '59, but a number of rock stars who died before their time: Jim Croche, Harry Chapin, John Lennon, Ricky Nelson and more. This program is sponsored in part by the Friends of the Stafford Library. Please register. Branch Location: Stafford Branch. Type of Event: Concert. Friends Event. Program. Audience: Adults. Monday, April 29, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

YouTube Basics

Brick Branch Learn how to search for videos, utilize the user interface, and subscribe to channels. Branch Location: Brick Branch. Type of Event: Computer/Technology Classes. Audience: Adults. Monday, April 29, 2019, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM.

Job Assistance

Jackson Branch We'll help you complete online job applications, navigate the NJ Career Connections Website, and use resources for writing your resume and searching for jobs. Call for an appointment. Branch Location: Jackson Branch. Type of Event: Computer/Technology Classes. Jobs/Careers. Program. Audience: Adults. Monday, April 29, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Intermediate Chess

Pt. Pleasant Beach Branch Learn tips and techniques in this fun-filled class. For ages 10 and up. Please Register no later then the Sunday before each class. Branch Location: Pt. Pleasant Beach Branch. Type of Event: Diversity. Audience: Kids. Teens. Tweens. Age Range: 10 and up. Monday, April 29, 2019, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

After School Art

Pt. Pleasant Boro Branch CH –4/29, 3:45 pm, Monday After School Art Create a craft after school. Take it home or we'll display it in the library. Ages 6-12. REG. Branch Location: Pt. Pleasant Boro Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Kids. Tweens. Age Range: 6-12. Monday, April 29, 2019, 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM.

Prom Dress Giveaway

Lakewood Branch The Ocean County Library Prom Dress & Tuxedo Giveaway will  provide dresses & tuxedos to students at NO CHARGE so they can attend their school’s dances. Select from gently used long and short dresses and limited tuxes available. One dress per student. Branch Location: Lakewood Branch. Audience: Teens. Age Range: Grades 8-12. Monday, April 29, 2019, 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Make it: DIY Adult Craft

Beachwood Branch Stop by for a relaxing craft. Ages 18+. Branch Location: Beachwood Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Adults. Age Range: Ages 18+. Monday, April 29, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Friends of the Library Meeting

Island Heights Branch The Friends of the Island Heights Library welcome new members.  Join us! Branch Location: Island Heights Branch. Type of Event: Friends Event. Audience: Adults. Monday, April 29, 2019, 6:00 PM.

FREE PG-13 Movie: First Man©Universal

Tuckerton Branch NASA astronaut Neil Armstrong rigorously trains to become the first man to walk on the moon. (PG-13) 141 min. REG. Branch Location: Tuckerton Branch. Type of Event: Movie. Audience: Teens. Adults. Icon: Movie. Monday, April 29, 2019, 6:00 PM.

Author Talk: Maya Van Rossum The Green Amendment: Securing Our Right to a Healthy Environment

Toms River Branch Lawyer and environmental advocate Maya Van Rossum, leader of the Delaware Riverkeeper Network, will present on environmental legislation. Please register. Registration begins on April 1, 2019. Branch Location: Toms River Branch. Type of Event: Author/Book Event. Program. Audience: Adults. Monday, April 29, 2019, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM.

Teen Art Club: Tin Foil Art

Toms River Branch Come to create and explore all different mediums and styles of art! Teen Art Club is a chance to have fun and make art, no talent necessary! This month, we're playing with foil! With a little creativity, you can turn regular tin foil into a piece of art! Come have fun and create something amazing! Ages 12 to 18. Registration for this event will open on Monday, April 8th. . Branch Location: Toms River Branch. Type of Event: Program. Audience: Teens. Age Range: Ages 12 to 18. Monday, April 29, 2019, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Kids Cook

Berkeley Branch Learn how to make a tasty treat. Ages 8 – 12. Space is limited so please register. Contact the branch for any allergy concerns. Branch Location: Berkeley Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Program. Audience: Kids. Tweens. Age Range: Ages 8 - 12. Monday, April 29, 2019, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

The Yarn Dolls

Berkeley Branch Knit or crochet with the Yarn Dolls.  Bring along your unfinished projects. Branch Location: Berkeley Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Adults. Monday, April 29, 2019, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM.

Build-it Club

Jackson Branch se Legos, Magna Tiles, Keva planks and more to build whatever your imagination can create. Please sing up. Registration begins Monday, April 15th at 9 am. Branch Location: Jackson Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Program. Audience: Kids. Age Range: 6 – 12. Monday, April 29, 2019, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Jackson Writers' Group

Jackson Branch Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned veteran, the Jackson Writers' Group will help you get your manuscript in shape. All genres welcome. Please bring several print copies of 3-5 pages of a work in progress for constructive critique. Branch Location: Jackson Branch. Type of Event: Author/Book Event. DIY/Craft/Maker. Program. Audience: Adults. Monday, April 29, 2019, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM.

Knit-Chat-Chain Volunteers

Jackson Branch Are you tired of knitting and crocheting alone?  Would you like to learn to knit or crochet?  Join our fun group of hook and needle experts.  If you are new to the craft we will teach you new skills.  Come make new friends, have a few laughs, brush up on an old skill or learn a new one.  Bring your UFOs (UnFinished Objects).  Everybody is welcome.  Patterns are available.  We have recently donated to Your Grandmother's Cupboard, Ocean Medical Center in Brick, and MMSC. Branch Location: Jackson Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Adults. Monday, April 29, 2019, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM.

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, April 29, 2019, 6:30 PM.

Arts and Crafts Club “Bubble Painting”

Manchester Branch Ages 6-12 Paint with bubbles! Please register each child separately. Branch Location: Manchester Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Kids. Age Range: 6-12. Monday, April 29, 2019, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Pizza and Pages

Manchester Branch Teens join us for a book discussion and some pizza. We will be reading the book The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo. Copies are available for checkout at the Manchester Branch. Ages 14-18. Branch Location: Manchester Branch. Type of Event: Author/Book Event. Program. Audience: Teens. Age Range: 14-18. Monday, April 29, 2019, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Mah Jongg

Plumsted Branch Experiences players welcome. Held in the meeting room or the magazine area, depending on programming. Branch Location: Plumsted Branch. Type of Event: Program. Audience: Adults. Monday, April 29, 2019, 6:30 PM.

Art Exhibit: New Jersey Doughboys - A Tribute to World War I Memorials by Erik Burro (McConnell Gallery)

Toms River Branch The Ocean County Library is pleased to announce that is will host New Jersey Doughboys - A Tribute to World War I Memorials by Erik Burro. The Collection will be displayed in the McConnell Gallery during the month of April. Branch Location: Toms River Branch. Type of Event: Exhibits/Displays. Audience: Adults. Tuesday, April 30, 2019.

Donovan Catholic High School Student Art (2nd Floor Gallery)

Toms River Branch Ocean County Library is proud to host Donovan Catholic Student Art in the 2nd Floor Gallery during the month of April. Branch Location: Toms River Branch. Type of Event: Exhibits/Displays. Audience: Adults. Tuesday, April 30, 2019.

Email by Appointment

Toms River Branch Book a one-on-one session to set up a new email account or learn more about the features of your existing email. Please call 732-349-6200 and press option 4 to schedule your appointment. Note: Free email services now require a cell phone number to register or recover a lost password. Branch Location: Toms River Branch. Type of Event: Computer/Technology Classes. Audience: Adults. Tuesday, April 30, 2019.

Pop-In Puzzle

Berkeley Branch 4/1 – 4/30 Stop in and help us complete a puzzle. Branch Location: Berkeley Branch. Type of Event: Program. Audience: Adults. Family. Tuesday, April 30, 2019.

Baby and Me

Toms River Branch Registration required; Interactive stories, songs, and more for you and your baby. Ages 0 -12 months. Branch Location: Toms River Branch. Type of Event: Program. Audience: Kids. Age Range: 0-12 months. Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

English Conversation Group

Toms River Branch New to speaking English? Join us and talk about current events and other subjects. New members welcome. Branch Location: Toms River Branch. Type of Event: Diversity. Program. Audience: Adults. Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 10:00 AM.

Sensory Play

Berkeley Branch Play and learn with our sensory stations.  Ages 2 and up. Branch Location: Berkeley Branch. Type of Event: Program. Audience: Kids. Age Range: Ages 2 and up. Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Fairy Tale Fun

Brick Branch Fairy tales with stories, crafts & games. Ages 2-6. REG. Please register each child individually. Branch Location: Brick Branch. Type of Event: Program. Storytime. Audience: Kids. Age Range: 2-6. Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Preschool Art

Island Heights Branch Come in clothes to make a mess, and join us to create works of art. Branch Location: Island Heights Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Program. Audience: Kids. Age Range: Ages 3 - 5. Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Baby & Me

Jackson Branch A lapsit program for the littlest ones and their caregivers. Please sign up. Registration begins Tuesday, April 16th at 9 am. Branch Location: Jackson Branch. Type of Event: Program. Audience: Kids. Age Range: 0 –18 months. Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Fiesta: Stories, Songs and Activities in English and Spanish

Lacey Branch A party to celebrate El dia de los ninos/El dia de los libros (Children's Day/Book Day) For ages 2 1/2 to 5 with a caregiver.  Please register, beginning on April 16th. Branch Location: Lacey Branch. Audience: Kids. Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 10:30 AM.

Baby & Me

Pt. Pleasant Boro Branch Cuddle up with your baby and share rhymes, stories and music. Branch Location: Pt. Pleasant Boro Branch. Type of Event: Program. Audience: Kids. Age Range: 6 months - 14 months. Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

OCL Puppet Show Players Present: How to Be a T. Rex

Barnegat Branch Sometimes being a regular human is a real drag. That’s why, when Sal grows up, she’s going to be a…Tyrannosaurs Rex! This puppet show is based on Ryan North’s How to Be a T. Rex. Ages 2 and up. Branch Location: Barnegat Branch. Audience: Kids. Family. Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Job Assistance

Jackson Branch We'll help you complete online job applications, navigate the NJ Career Connections Website, and use resources for writing your resume and searching for jobs. Call for an appointment. Branch Location: Jackson Branch. Type of Event: Computer/Technology Classes. Jobs/Careers. Program. Audience: Adults. Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Waretown Writers Group

Waretown Branch Join other writers of all skill levels to explore your skills in this informal and fun writing session. Meet new people as you get and give feedback and share ideas with others Please register. Branch Location: Waretown Branch. Audience: Adults. Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

New Egypt MOMS Club Open House

Plumsted Branch Stop by the Plumsted branch to connect with other caregivers for the New Egypt MOMS Club. There will be a messy art project for children and light refreshments. Speak with current members and learn about all the club has to offer. Branch Location: Plumsted Branch. Type of Event: Informational Program. Program. Audience: Kids. Adults. Family. Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM.

Poems and Rhymes

Tuckerton Branch Enjoy rhyming stories, songs, and a craft.  Ages 2 – 8. REG. Branch Location: Tuckerton Branch. Type of Event: Storytime. Audience: Kids. Age Range: Ages 2 -- 8. Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 11:30 AM – 11:30 PM.

Career Services for Persons with Disabilities

Long Beach Island Branch Do you have a disability (physical, emotional, learning, drug dependency) that interferes with your ability to find and/or maintain employment? The Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services (DVRS) may be able to help with FREE services, such as career counseling, vocational training, assistive technology, and job coaching. Come meet with a representative from DVRS to find out more. Branch Location: Long Beach Island Branch. Type of Event: Informational Program. Jobs/Careers. Audience: Adults. Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Understanding Alzheimer's and Dementia

Pt. Pleasant Boro Branch This workshop will explore the relationship between Alzheimer's disease and dementia, examines what happens in a brain affected by Alzheimer's, details the risk factors and three general stages of the disease, and offer helpful Alzheimer's Association resources. Please register. Branch Location: Pt. Pleasant Boro Branch. Type of Event: Informational Program. Program. Audience: Adults. Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Living with Arthritis: A Joint Effort

Stafford Branch NovaCare therapist will provide education on the causes of osteoarthritis, exercises to assist with minimizing symptoms, functional adaptions for daily life/recreation activities, splints, joint protection, and rehabilitation for those with thumb, wrist, spinal, hip and knee arthritis. Please register. Branch Location: Stafford Branch. Type of Event: Program. Audience: Adults. Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

CANCELED - Pop Up Poetry Cafe

Beachwood Branch Branch Location: Beachwood Branch. Type of Event: Program. Audience: Adults. Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Audiobook Club

Lakewood Branch Listen to an audiobook, relax, and do puzzles. Branch Location: Lakewood Branch. Type of Event: Program. Audience: Adults. Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Friends of the Jackson Library Book Sale

Jackson Branch Stock up on a wide variety of books at this huge once yearly sale. Support your library by supporting the Book Sale. Preview sale for members of the Friends of Ocean County Library Tuesday, April 30, 1 pm – 5 pm. Public sale starts Tuesday, April 30, 5 pm – 8:30 pm. Bag sale Tuesday, May 7 and Wednesday May 8. Branch Location: Jackson Branch. Type of Event: Author/Book Event. Friends Event. Audience: Kids. Teens. Adults. Tweens. Family. Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 5:00 PM – 8:30 PM.

Senior Care Panel Discussion

Brick Branch Join us for an informational panel discussion on the topics of elder care, estate planning, retirement and investment planning featuring Certified Financial Planner Bryan Kuderna, Elder Law Attorney Christopher Olszak, and Leisure Park External Business Marketer Jamie Oryniak. Branch Location: Brick Branch. Type of Event: Program. Audience: Adults. Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Sparks's Lab Craft Night: Origami

Toms River Branch Learn to fold basic origami. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Branch Location: Sparks's Lab, Toms River Branch. Audience: Family. Age Range: 6+. Type: MakerSpace Program. Makerspace Filters: Drop-in. Icon: Maker. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

College Made Affordable

Toms River Branch Ocean County College will discuss how you can afford college! Hear about all the financial aid options, scholarships, grants, and much more that are accessible to students of all ages. There are several options for young adult students as well as older  or returning students. Thinking about changing careers? Come hear how we can help make that happen. Ocean County College makes learning affordable and a degree obtainable. . Branch Location: Toms River Branch. Type of Event: Diversity. Informational Program. Program. Audience: Teens. Adults. Icon: Diversity. Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Financial Literacy – Becoming an Informed Investor

Toms River Branch Presented by the Seton Hall Law Investor Advocacy Project, this program focuses on how to identify high-pressure sales tactics and financial fraud. Basic financial instruments and the differences between them will be discussed. Registration required. Branch Location: Toms River Branch. Type of Event: Program. Audience: Adults. Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM.

English Conversation Group

Brick Branch Improve your English conversational skills in an enjoyable and casual setting. All are welcome. Branch Location: Brick Branch. Type of Event: Diversity. Program. Audience: Adults. Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

English Conversation Group

Little Egg Harbor Branch Come and join our group and practice speaking English. Work on your accent and vocabulary. New members welcome. No registration required. Branch Location: Little Egg Harbor Branch. Type of Event: Diversity. Audience: Adults. Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM.

Poets of Barnegat

Barnegat Branch All poets are invited to share their works and enjoy the works of others. Branch Location: Barnegat Branch. Type of Event: Program. Audience: Teens. Adults. Tweens. Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

English Conversation Group

Pt. Pleasant Beach Branch Are you new to speaking English? Join our group and talk about current events and other subjects. New members welcome.  Please register. Branch Location: Pt. Pleasant Beach Branch. Type of Event: Diversity. Audience: Adults. Age Range: Adults. Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM.

Art Exhibit: Everything Cosmic That Resonates In Our Lives by Anne Wong (McConnell)

Toms River Branch The Ocean County Library is pleased to announce that it will host Everything Cosmic That Resonates In Our Lives by Anne Wong. The Collection will be displayed in the McConnell Gallery during the month of May. Ms. Wong sees her artworks, especially her Mandala art, as manifestations of the fluid, dynamic, circular wheels of life; with no end or beginning, mysteriously woven into the fabric of space-time, where time is not quantifiable. "It then therefore becomes a state of being, where everything is nothing, and nothing is everything," as she puts it. On Thursday May 2, 2019, a reception will be held for An Exhibit of Everything That Resonates in Life. Stop in and meet Anne Wong in person from 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm in the McConnell Gallery. An Exhibit of Everything That Resonates in Life is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact the Toms River Branch of the Ocean County Library at (732) 349-6200 ext. 5100, or visit our website at www.theoceancountylibrary.org. Branch Location: Toms River Branch. Type of Event: Exhibits/Displays. Audience: Adults. Wednesday, May 1, 2019.

Email by Appointment

Toms River Branch Book a one-on-one session to set up a new email account or learn more about the features of your existing email. Please call 732-349-6200 and press option 4 to schedule your appointment. Note: Free email services now require a cell phone number to register or recover a lost password. Branch Location: Toms River Branch. Type of Event: Computer/Technology Classes. Audience: Adults. Wednesday, May 1, 2019.

Ceramic Cats Collection by Joanne

Pt. Pleasant Boro Branch Branch Location: Pt. Pleasant Boro Branch. Type of Event: Exhibits/Displays. Audience: Kids. Teens. Adults. Tweens. Family. Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 12:00 AM – Friday, May 31, 2019, 11:59 PM.

Meeting Room Art Exhibit

Pt. Pleasant Boro Branch Paintings by Robert Johnson. Branch Location: Pt. Pleasant Boro Branch. Type of Event: Exhibits/Displays. Audience: Kids. Teens. Adults. Tweens. Family. Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 12:00 AM – Friday, May 31, 2019, 11:59 PM.

Small Display Case: SALT N PEPPER Shakers

Pt. Pleasant Boro Branch SMALL DISPLAY CASE SALT N PEPPER SHAKES COLLECTION BY JOANNE. Branch Location: Pt. Pleasant Boro Branch. Type of Event: Exhibits/Displays. Audience: Kids. Teens. Adults. Tweens. Family. Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 12:00 AM – Friday, May 31, 2019, 11:59 PM.

Lacey May Artist of the Month: Heather Popielarczyk

Lacey Branch Come view in our meeting room paintings by our May artist of the month Heather Popielarczyk. Branch Location: Lacey Branch. Type of Event: Exhibits/Displays. Audience: Kids. Teens. Adults. Tweens. Family. Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 9:00 AM – Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 9:00 PM.

Friends of the Jackson Library Book Sale

Jackson Branch Stock up on a wide variety of books at this huge once yearly sale. Support your library by supporting the Book Sale. Preview sale for members of the Friends of Ocean County Library Tuesday, April 30, 1 pm – 5 pm. Public sale starts Tuesday, April 30, 5 pm – 8:30 pm. Bag sale Tuesday, May 7 and Wednesday May 8. Branch Location: Jackson Branch. Type of Event: Author/Book Event. Friends Event. Audience: Kids. Teens. Adults. Tweens. Family. Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 9:30 AM – 8:30 PM.

Toddler Art

Manchester Branch Ages 1-4 Art time just right for your toddler!  Children are welcome with a caregiver to create with our play-doh, finger paint and more.  Bring your imagination and leave the clean up to us!  Dress to make a mess!  Please notify staff if you have food allergy concerns.  Please register for one session as space is limited.  Please register each child separately. Branch Location: Manchester Branch. Type of Event: Program. Audience: Kids. Age Range: 1-4. Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

English Conversation Group

Toms River Branch New to speaking English? Join us and talk about current events and other subjects.  New members welcome. Branch Location: Toms River Branch. Type of Event: Diversity. Program. Audience: Adults. Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 10:00 AM.

Microsoft® Word Basics

Jackson Branch Learn how to create and format a document.  Topics will include writing text, changing the size and color of words, printing, and more!  REG. Branch Location: Jackson Branch. Type of Event: Computer/Technology Classes. Audience: Adults. Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

CELEBRATE OUR LOCAL HEROES MONTH- DROP IN CARD MAKING

Waretown Branch Celebrate our Local Heroes Month – Drop in Card Making Drop into the branch through the month of May to make a card for our emergency responders. Supplies will be out in the branch for anyone to create a card to thank our local heroes, in the police department, first aid, and fire department. All cards will be collected and sent at the end of the month. Branch Location: Waretown Branch. Audience: Kids. Teens. Adults. Tweens. Family. Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 10:00 AM – Friday, May 31, 2019, 10:00 AM.

Patriotic Keychains

Jackson Branch Get ready for Memorial Day with a red, white, and blue craft activity. Please register. Registration begins Wednesday, April 17th at 9 am. . Branch Location: Jackson Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Program. Audience: Kids. Family. Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Mother Goose Time

Lacey Branch Rhythm, rhyme, music and movement for babies up to 18 months and their caregivers.  Please register, beginning on April 17th, for this 3-week session being held on May 1st, May 8th and May 15th. Branch Location: Lacey Branch. Type of Event: Program. Audience: Kids. Age Range: For babies up to 18 months and their caregivers. Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 10:30 AM.

Toddler Art

Manchester Branch Ages 1-4 Art time just right for your toddler!  Children are welcome with a caregiver to create with our play-doh, finger paint and more.  Bring your imagination and leave the clean up to us!  Dress to make a mess!  Please notify staff if you have food allergy concerns.  Please register for one session as space is limited.  Please register each child separately. Branch Location: Manchester Branch. Type of Event: Program. Audience: Kids. Age Range: 1-4. Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Story Time With Miss Mary Ann

Pt. Pleasant Beach Branch Please join us for storytime with Miss Mary Ann.  Ages 3-5 years.  Registration is required. Branch Location: Pt. Pleasant Beach Branch. Type of Event: Storytime. Audience: Kids. Age Range: 3-5 yrs. Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Our World, Our Stories

Stafford Branch Celebrate children and reading with stories, songs, and crafts from around the world. Ages 2-5. Branch Location: Stafford Branch. Type of Event: Diversity. DIY/Craft/Maker. Storytime. Audience: Kids. Age Range: Ages 2-5. Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

English Conversation Group

Beachwood Branch Drop in and talk about current events and other subjects in an informal setting. Branch Location: Beachwood Branch. Type of Event: Program. Audience: Adults. Age Range: 18 and up. Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Job Assistance

Jackson Branch We'll help you complete online job applications, navigate the NJ Career Connections Website, and use resources for writing your resume and searching for jobs. Call for an appointment. Branch Location: Jackson Branch. Type of Event: Computer/Technology Classes. Jobs/Careers. Program. Audience: Adults. Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Mah Jongg at the Library 12:30-4 pm

Little Egg Harbor Branch Please bring your current year gaming cards and game sets. Branch Location: Little Egg Harbor Branch. Type of Event: Program. Audience: Adults. Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 12:30 PM – 4:00 PM.

Diabetes Self-Management Workshop

Manchester Branch This is a 6 week workshop that provides guidelines for managing diabetes through healthy eating, exercise, managing stress and medications. It aim to improve self-management behavior t reduce complications associated with diabetes. When registering participants will be signing up for all 6 sessions. Branch Location: Manchester Branch. Type of Event: Informational Program. Program. Audience: Adults. Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM.

English Conversation Group

Lacey Branch Practice English in an informal setting. No registration required. Branch Location: Lacey Branch. Type of Event: Diversity. Audience: Adults. Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Brain Games

Stafford Branch Adults participate in a range of mental exercises designed to keep their minds sharp. Please Register. Branch Location: Stafford Branch. Type of Event: Program. Audience: Adults. Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM.

Mah Jongg Club

Waretown Branch Mah Jongg Club Beginners welcome. Branch Location: Waretown Branch. Audience: Adults. Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 1:00 PM.

Computer for Beginners- Keyboard and Mouse Basics

Berkeley Branch Branch Location: Berkeley Branch. Type of Event: Computer/Technology Classes. Audience: Adults. Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Adult Coloring

Little Egg Harbor Branch Drop in and rediscover the joy of coloring. Coloring sheets and colored pencils are provided. Branch Location: Little Egg Harbor Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Friends Event. Audience: Adults. Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Book Chat

Brick Branch Chat about your favorite books and discover your next great read. Branch Location: Brick Branch. Type of Event: Program. Audience: Adults. Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM.

Teen Volunteer Day

Pt. Pleasant Boro Branch Earn community service hours while helping your library. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED to ensure we have enough jobs. *You must register each teen individually*. Branch Location: Pt. Pleasant Boro Branch. Type of Event: Program. Audience: Teens. Age Range: 12-18. Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Living Artist Workshop-Aida Mahmudova

Barnegat Branch Please attend this Living Artist Workshop featuring the works of Aida Mahmudova.  Make your work "rise off the page," while learning about Aida's work and life. Bring home your work! Ages 8-12  REG. Branch Location: Barnegat Branch. Type of Event: Diversability. Audience: Tweens. Age Range: 8-12. Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Paws for Reading

Pt. Pleasant Boro Branch Practice reading alongside gentle, beautiful therapy dogs. Branch Location: Pt. Pleasant Boro Branch. Audience: Kids. Age Range: Family. Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Celebrating Wellness: Ocean County Chapter of NAMI Provider Fair and Awards Ceremony

Toms River Branch Various mental health organizations will provide resources and answer questions at the provider fair. At 5:30 pm, the Mental Health Board of O.C. & the Mental Health Awareness Committee of O. C. will host an awards ceremony to honor community members. Light refreshments. All ages welcome. No Need to Register. Branch Location: Toms River Branch. Type of Event: Diversity. Audience: Teens. Adults. Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 4:30 PM.

3D Print Drop-Off

Toms River Branch Bring your 3D files to be printed or create new ones with the help of the Maker Team. Branch Location: Sparks's Lab, Toms River Branch. Audience: Family. Age Range: All ages. Type: MakerSpace Program. Makerspace Filters: Drop-in. 3D Printing. Icon: Maker. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM.

Building Open Play/Jugar a construir

Lakewood Branch Stop in and play with building toys, such as Magna Tiles®.   Children must be appropriate ages to participate in the programs. Late arrivals will hinder the ability to complete the activity within the time allotted. Attendees more than 10 minutes late will be turned away. Thank you. Ven y disfruta de juguetes especiales para construir tales como Magna-Tiles®.  Los niños deben tener la edad appropiada para participar en los programas. Las llegadas tardes obstaculizarán la capacidad para completar las actividades dentro del tiempo asignado. Participantes que lleguen más de 10 minutos tarde no serán permitidos. Gracias. Branch Location: Lakewood Branch. Type of Event: Program. Audience: Kids. Tweens. Age Range: 5-12/Edades 5-12. Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Building Open Play/Jugar a construir

Lakewood Branch Stop in and play with building toys, such as Magna Tiles®. Ven y disfruta de juguetes especiales para construir tales como Magna-Tiles®. Branch Location: Lakewood Branch. Type of Event: Program. Audience: Kids. Age Range: 5-12/ Edades 5-12. Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Video Game Night

Lakewood Branch Open video gaming. We supply large screen TV w/HD, PS3,WiiU, XBOX360, Wii, PS4, XBOXONE. Feel free to use the games we have in stock, check out one from the shelf or bring your own from home. Set up a tournament with your friends!!!! Branch Location: Lakewood Branch. Type of Event: Program. Audience: Teens. Age Range: 12-18. Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 6:00 PM.

Feature Film - Ben is Back

Manchester Branch A woman's addict son arrives on Christmas Eve bringing a promise of sobriety. Assigning him one day to prove himself, the family experience an upsetting event that yet again brings his addiction into the forefront. (R) 103 min. Branch Location: Manchester Branch. Type of Event: Movie. Audience: Adults. Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:43 PM.

Book Discussion

Plumsted Branch Defending Jacob by William Landay New members are welcome. Please pick up a copy at the circulation desk. Branch Location: Plumsted Branch. Type of Event: Program. Audience: Adults. Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Citizenship Test Prep Class

Lakewood Branch This 8 week class will help you pass the naturalization test to become a US Citizen. To be eligible you must be a qualified immigrant at least 18 years or older.  Classes are Wednesdays April 24, May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, June 5, 12. Attendance at all sessions is required. Class size is limited. Registration begins March 11.  To register contact 732-363-1435 ext. 2100 or visit the Lakewood Branch. Branch Location: Lakewood Branch. Type of Event: Informational Program. Program. Audience: Adults. Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 6:30 PM.

Knit Night

Little Egg Harbor Branch Join us for knitting night at the Library. Relax and chat with other yarn enthusiasts, work on your knit or crochet projects, and swap patterns. Branch Location: Little Egg Harbor Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Audience: Adults. Icon: Maker. Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM.

Tween Team Challenge: Heron's Fountains

Stafford Branch Build a version of the hydraulic machine invented by Heron of Alexandria in the 1st century. Test different designs to achieve the highest water stream or longest continuously running fountain. Branch Location: Stafford Branch. Type of Event: DIY/Craft/Maker. Program. STEM/STEAM. Audience: Tweens. Age Range: 9 - 13. Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

20s/30s BYOBook Club

Toms River Branch A book (and popular culture) club for adults in their 20’s and 30’s. Branch Location: Toms River Branch. Type of Event: Program. Audience: Adults. Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM.

Teen Advisory Board

Berkeley Branch Give back to the library and ern valuable volunteer hours. Join T.A.B. Branch Location: Berkeley Branch. Type of Event: Program. Audience: Teens. Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Teen Movie Night

Plumsted Branch Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Gindelwald (PG-13) 133 min. Branch Location: Plumsted Branch. Type of Event: Movie. Audience: Teens. Age Range: Ages 12 - 17. Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

How To Break Up With Your Clutter

Upper Shores Branch Join organizing humorist & author Jamie Novak for a laugh-out-loud  talk on how to part with things you no longer use.  If you have trouble letting go, then this is the program for you! Branch Location: Upper Shores Branch. Type of Event: Program. Audience: Adults. Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 7:00 PM.

Teen Anime Club

Barnegat Branch Branch Location: Barnegat Branch. Type of Event: Movie. Audience: Teens. Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM.