By becoming a Friend of the Library
you help to provide the extras that
make our library such an awesome
town resource for all ages all year around.
TWO WAYS TO JOIN OR RENEW
By Mail - Click here for form
Online - Click the Donate button below
Membership is $5.00/person/year
Additional donations are
always most welcome!
For current library events, news and updates, and much more, see
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(Co-Sponsored by the Friends)
3rd Wednesday of the month
Selections from the Great
American Song Book plus
smooth jazz and Latin classics
Every Thursday @2:00 PM
Beautiful art created by young artists from Ocean Township schools will be on display in our library throughout the month of March.
A reception to kick off the art show will be held on March 2, 2023 at 6:30 p.m.
Be sure to stop by our library for the reception -- or anytime this month -- to see first hand the creativity and artistry of these amazing young people.
Ocean Township Young Artists
Click here to find books in the library
Click here to search
for e-books or audiobooks
Click here to download Libby (the Library Reading app)
to borrow e-books, autiodbooks,
magazines and more for free!
Follow these instructions to download
on your computer,
tablet, phone, or e-readers:
Still have questions?
call the Library 732-531-5092 or
GENEROUSLY DONATED BY
The Friends have supplied resources to help the library staff create new efficient spaces and enhance current sections in the adult and children areas.
Rolling shopping carts purchased by the Friends to help bring your items to the checkout desk!
The Community Hope Fund (CHF) mission is to promote youth development and support charitable needs for the Township of Ocean and Surrounding Communities.
CHF is a non-profit all volunteer organization
that organizes and participates in activities
that fund and support projects such
as holiday food drives, youth development
and neighbor assistance.
Each year grants are awarded to
non profit organizations who apply
for support of programs that enrich
Ocean Twp. Human Services
If you or someone you care about is struggling emotionally, counselors are available to talk on the phone and discuss resources available.
The Department of Human Services staff is available via telephone, 732-531-2600, Monday-Friday,
8:30am – 4:30 p.m.
to respond to your
questions and concerns or to schedule a Telehealth appointment
AS ALWAYS - REFER TO THE COUNTY LIBRARY
WEBSITE FOR UPDATED INFORMATION
ON OPENINGS, PROGRAMS AND EVENTS:
BOOK DONATON DAY!
Saturday, April 1
9:30a.m. - 12:00 noon
We are accepting gently used
books in good condition.
No worn, torn, dirty or moldy, or encyclopedias, text books, magazines, condensed books, VHS or cassette tapes please
We are busy planning for our next donation day. Want to help?
Send us an email and thanks!
2023 BOOK SALE DATES ANNOUNCED!
10 AM - 8 PM
10 AM - 8 PM
A Lifetime of Library Support Recognized!
Phyllis Fyfe, Friends Vice President and a member of our group for almost 60 years, was honored with a Lifetime Volunteer
Appreciation Award, in recognition of her extraordinary years of service to the
Friends of the Township of Ocean Library
and to our community.
Phyllis was also named a Literacy Champion,
in an award given by the Shrewsbury Towne Monmouth Chapter of the Daughters
of the American Revolution,
in recognition of her many years of
outstanding work in promoting literacy.
Thank you Phyllis for working so tirelessly to make our organization successful and our library such an integral part of our community!
Township of Ocean
1 :00 - 4:00 p.m.
Thursdays (beginning March 16)
"Eden Woolley Farmstead Site
Find out what other historical organizations
are doing throughout the State.
Spring Speaker event
"Geraldine Thompson, New Jersey's First Lady"
April 19, 2023, 7:00 p.m.
West Park Recreation Center
615 West Park Avenue, Oakhurst, NJ
17th Annual Spring Tea
April 29, 2 - 4 p.m.
Women's Club of Asbury Park building
57 Wickapecko Dr., Wanamassa, NJ
For tickets phone 732-531-2136 or visit the Museum website
If you love gardens or are interested
in honing your gardening skills,
become a member of the
Township of Ocean Garden Club.
The Garden Club meets on the
2nd Monday of every month at 7:00 p.m.
at the Fireman's Field Meeting Room.
They participate in community events,
organize summer and holiday socials and visit gardens throughout the tri-state area
The Garden Club is a non-profit organization
and chapter of the Garden Club of NJ,
a state affiliate of the National Garden Clubs.
To become a member, please IM John Lubisco on the Garden Club's Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/597553924494267/
email to: email@example.com
The library now has a self-service checkout station. It is located by the front desk.
With this machine you can check out books,
pick up holds (ask the at the desk for your items first), and pay bills. Payment is by credit or debit card only.
You can also print from one of the library
computers to the checkout machine, pick up your materials and pay at the machine using a credit card.
(For cash payments, patrons can
continue to use the printer located
near the public internet computers.)
Town news, events, contacts, recreational activities, important links and much more always available on the
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