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 $5.00/YEAR

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 mail in form

OR

ONLINE

by credit card through PayPal

no need to have a PayPal amount

Membership is $5.00/person/year

Additional donations are 

always most welcome!

THANK YOU!

 LIVE, IN-PERSON LIBRARY PROGRAMS!

 

 

KNITTERS AND CROCHETERS!

4TH TUESDAY OF THE MONTH -

7:00 PM

ALL LEVELS WELCOME - BRING YOUR OWN SUPPLIES

 

MUSIC IS BACK!

3rd  Wednesday of the month

@2:00 PM

Charlie's Band

Selections from the Great

American Song Book plus 

smooth jazz and Latin classics

 

 

MOVIES!

Every Thursday @2:00 PM

MEDICARE COUNSELING

Through Dec 4, 

the 1st and 4th Tuesdays

of each month

from 1-3 PM

One on one sessions

Call 732-7281331

o schedule an appt.

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Adopt-a-Family Program

The Community Hope Fund is seeking individuals, families

and businesses who are willing to be matched with a corresponding family to provide gifts,

food and even friendship. 

Recipients are needy families of all sizes with

children of all ages hoping for some holiday joy

in their time of economic struggle.

Sun

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 
 

HOW DO I FIND OUT IF THE LIBRARY HAS THE BOOKS  I'M LOOKING FOR?

Click here to search the library catalog

 

Click below to search the library  

for e-books or audiobooks at these two sites:

 

Overdrive

Ebsco e-books

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NOW WHAT? 

I'VE FOUND MY ITEMS - NOW HOW DO I GET THEM AND START READING?!!??

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Download e-books or audio books to your devices - computers, phones, tablets, or e-readers.    

  

Follow instructions in the links below

Still have questions?

call the Library 732-531-5092 or

email: dzambrano@monmouthcountylib.org

GENEROUSLY DONATED BY 

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The Friends are supplying resources to help the library staff create new efficient spaces and enhance current sections in the adult and children areas.  

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Rolling shopping carts purchased by the Friends to help bring your items to the checkout desk!

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LIBRARY HOURS

​Note:   All Branches of the

Monmouth County Library will be closed:

November 24 & November 25, 2022 

December 24 and 26

December 31

Regular Hours:

Mon 10AM-9PM

Tues   9AM-9PM

Wed.  9AM-9PM

Thurs  9AM-9PM

Fri.      1PM-5PM

   Sat.     9AM-5PM

Sunday::  CLOSED

AS ALWAYS - REFER TO THE COUNTY LIBRARY

WEBSITE FOR UPDATED INFORMATION

ON OPENINGS, PROGRAMS AND EVENTS:

MONMOUTHCOUNTYLIB.ORG

 

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 For current library events, news and updates, and much more, see

this month's newsletter

Click here for newsletter archive

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A Lifetime of Library Support!

We recently honored Phyllis Fyfe, Friends Vice President and a member of our group for almost 60 years, 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. 

 

Thank you Phyllis for working so tirelessly to make our organization successful and our library such an integral part of our community! 

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Township of Ocean

Historical Museum

Hours:

Sundays  1 :00 - 4:00 p.m. 

 Thursday    7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

 December 3, 2022 11AM - 4PM 

December 4, 2022 12 - 5PM

 

NEW EXHIBIT OPENS

"Eden Woolley Farmstead Site

Arhaeological Digs"

2022 Holiday Open House and Craft Sale.  

 

 

2022 Holiday Quilt Raffle 

The museum is raffling off a

beautiful "Celtic Garden" homemade quilt.  

The drawing will take place on December 4, 2022 at 3:00 p.m. (winner need not be present).  

To see a photo of this stunning quilt a

nd to obtain a raffle ticket click here.

 

Historic Happenings Blog

Find out what other historical organizations

are doing throughout the State.

OCEAN TOWNSHIP

GARDEN CLUB

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/

or

email to:   otgardenclub@gmail.com

Township of Ocean 

Cultural Arts Council

Terner Gallery

 

  December 9, 2022 - January 19, 2023

New Exhibit

Featuring the work of talented artist

Adrienne Soltys. The exhibit is entitled

"Variety is the Spice of Life."  

Opening reception

Dec. 11 from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

 

Please note: some of the displayed art is available for purchase.

The exhibit is open to the public

during regular library hours. 

 

Artists interested in having 

shows in the gallery 

can contact Jennifer Nordstrom

at jnordstrom@oceantwp.org

 

Click here for more information 

about the Art Council

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Town news, events, contacts, recreational activities, important links and much more always available on the

town website:

NEW!

SELF-CHECKOUT!

 

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.) 

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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:

www.monmouthcountylib.org

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