Monday - Thursday, 1-9 pm,
Friday, 1-5 pm
Saturday 9am-5 pm
NEW! Our Ocean Branch now offers
limited (one person/table)
Tues, Wed., Thurs., 9am-1pm
AS ALWAYS - REFER TO THE COUNTY LIBRARY
WEBSITE FOR UPDATED INFORMATION
ON OPENINGS, PROGRAMS AND EVENTS:
Please join your neighbors and friends in our
Ocean Township (NJ) community
who are committed to supporting one of our
most important cultural and educational assets
Annual membership dues are only $5.00/person
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.
If you would like to help us with our mission to reach out to expand literacy, promote activities of educational value, and raise awareness of this great resource in our community,
please join us.
TO JOIN OR RENEW
(Online or mail-in)
for printable MEMBERSHIP FORM to pay by check, and mail to address on form.
Click the PayPal Button below to
pay membership dues or to donate
using a credit card
a PayPal account if you have one.
(You do not have to have a PayPal account)
Membership is $5.00/person/year
Additional donations are
always most welcome!
DEBBIE'S READING CHALLENGE PICKS
Debbie Bagchi, Reference Librarian
The February Round Table theme is
"Celebrate National Library Week by reading a book about librarians, libraries, or books"
The list includes the top picks in fiction, poetry,
historical fiction, mystery/thriller, science fiction,
young adult fiction, horror, science and technology, etc.
The Community Hope Fund strives to be a source of support and to make life a little better
for our neighbors who may be struggling financially
due to temporary and/or unexpected life circumstances.
Assistance is available for individuals and families
living in the Township of Ocean.
To learn more about the Community Hope fund
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
Township of Ocean
Cultural Arts Committee
Art shows have been canceled
due to the Covid-19 situation.
Click here for more information
about the Cultural Arts Committee
Township of Ocean
The Museum is now open
on Sundays from 1-4 PM
FACE MASKS WILL BE REQUIRED OF ALL STAFF
AND VISITORS. NO MORE THAN SIX GUESTS WILL
BE PERMITTED INSIDE AT ONE TIME.
(Hand sanitizer will be available for visitors.)
Annual Spring Tea
Saturday, June 5, 2021, from 1:30-4:30PM.
Call 732-531-2136 for more details
or visit their website.
Find out what other historical organizations
are doing throughout the State.
Stop by the museum and pick up a copy
of "Reflections" a collection of
23 poems written by museum member Joe Bove.
$15.00 and a portion of the proceeds
from sales of the book will benefit the museum.)
Visit the Museum Facebook page here:
If you use Instagram, follow them
and get daily images of town places
of historical interest and unique items from their collection.
Despite the pandemic, the Garden Club
created these beautiful miniature bouquets to
distribute through Ocean''s Meals on Wheels
Program and the Onora Retirement Home.
Watch for more information on these upcoming
Garden Club events:
May 2021 plant swap in participant members' driveways
Summer 2021 - self -guided tours of members' gardens
Town news, events, contacts, recreational activities, important links and much more always available on the
FOR SOCIAL MEDIA FOLLOWERS DON'T FORGET TO CHECK THE MONMOUTH COUNTY LIBRARY'S
The librarians and library staff are doing a fantastic job of providing innovative online programs, information, instruction and even virtual children's story hours and craft time!
These book carts were a recent purchase by the Friends to help the staff stage and organize books that have been returned and require 72 hours quarantine, before going back into circulation.
THANK YOU FOR BEING A FRIEND OF THE OCEAN TOWNSHIP
The Friends of the Township of Ocean Library is an all volunteer, member supported,
nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting and enhancing the programs
of the public library in Ocean Township, NJ, a branch of the Monmouth County Library system.
For more information about the library, complete listings of other branches, and links to the library catalog and available online resources go to: