Learn about local Black History from our four part YouTube video series: Our Voices--South Toms River and Manitou Park. Enjoy these videos from the comfort of your own home or come in to the library to use one of our computers.
Grades 8 - 12. If you need a dress for prom, junior prom, or the eighth grade graduation or dance, then stop by one of the following Ocean County Library branches to look for your perfect dress. Dresses are completely free. One dress per student. Donations will be accepted at the Jackson Branch until March 8th. Donations at other Ocean County Library locations vary at the branches' discretion.
Learn the key features of a successful website and how to get your business to show up when searched online. A local business owner will share valuable "tricks of the trade" tips for creating strong website presence and attracting new business. Light lunch will be provided to business owners attending.
Take a breath of fresh air with Ireland’s rich musical tradition. Join us in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day with beautiful Irish music performed by international award winning musicians Inna Gilmore, flute and Elizaveta Kopelman, piano.
Are you or your child heading to college and asking ......Where do I start? ... When do I apply? …Can I afford this? ...What tests do I take? SATs or ACTs? Come to the Toms River Branch of the Ocean County Library to get practical information and free advice on how to navigate the college application process. On Monday, March 17th at 7 pm guest presenter Andrea Mendez of Kane Counseling will answer your questions regarding applications, financial aid and the college entrance process.
The classic story is based on the original fairy tale by Charles Perrault. Beautiful scenery, period costumes and music from the score by Tchaikovsky enhance the eloquent puppets as they act out the story. This production is sure to enchant audiences of all ages.
The pre-show features classic marionettes interacting with the audience and a post-show question and answer session completes the experience.
Running time is about an hour and ten minutes. Please register all those attending
The Students’ Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights, signed into law in New Jersey in January, 2011, has been described as the toughest state law about school bullying in the nation. What does this law mean for students, parents, and schools? This program will cover the basics of bullying and cyberbullying: what it is, why it is so harmful, what parents can do about it, what teenagers need to know, and what the law means.. *Professional development certificates provided. The Ocean County Library is a registered NJ Department of Education Professional Development Provider.
Sponsored by a community collaboration of the: OC Board of Chosen Freeholders, OC Youth Services Commission, OC Health Department, NJSC, Ocean County Probation Juvenile Supervision, OC Library, Municipal Alliance Project, NJ Governors Council on Alcoholism & Drug Abuse.
The Lakewood branch will be giving away free dresses for the eighth grade dance, junior prom, or senior prom. One dress per student and registration is encouraged. Grades 8 - 12. Donations (dresses, gowns, dress shoes, bags, etc.) will be accepted through March 21st at the Lakewood Branch. Makeup tips also available. Registration Required. Call 732-363-1435