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
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.
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!
Library will be closed on October 11, 2021 in observance of Columbus Day.
CURBSIDE PICKUP CONTINUES
Tues, Wed., Thurs., 9am-1pm
AS ALWAYS - REFER TO THE COUNTY LIBRARY
WEBSITE FOR UPDATED INFORMATION
ON OPENINGS, PROGRAMS AND EVENTS:
Our local branch is turning the spotlight on great books by local authors. Be sure to check out the new "Local Writers' Corner" near the Reference Section of our library.
DEBBIE'S READING CHALLENGE PICKS
Debbie Bagchi, Reference Librarian
The August Round Table Reading Challenge theme is
You Haven't Read This?
The list includes the top picks in fiction, poetry,
historical fiction, mystery/thriller, science fiction,
young adult fiction, horror, science and technology, etc.
I'VE FOUND MY ITEMS - NOW HOW DO I GET THEM AND START READING?!!??
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
GENEROUSLY DONATED BY
The Friends are supplying 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 Friends have purchased these sturdy book carts to help the staff stage and organize books that have been returned before going
back into circulation.
Thanks to the Friends the library now has plentiful, sturdy, stay-in-place bookends!
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.)
The Township of Ocean is once again looking for photos to be included in our town's 2022 Township of Ocean municipal calendar and newsletters.
If you have photos that depict the beauty and unique qualities of our township, photos of volunteers in action at community events and gatherings, or photos that show what the "Community of Gracious Living" is all about, consider submitting them.
You DON'T have to be a professional photographer to participate. All photos must be submitted by October 20, 2021 to Tracey Berkowitz at email@example.com and should include "2022 calendar photos" in the subject line.
The town will be giving credit for all photos selected so be sure to include your full name in your email.
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.
To learn more about the Community Hope fund
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
however it will be closed
Sunday September 5 in
observance of Labor Day
The following events are planned --for more
information go to the Museum website:
100th anniversary of the
Wanamassa Fire Company
November 13 AND 14, FROM 11AM to 3PM
at the Museum.
If you love to shop you won't want to
miss the Museum quilters
"Pre-Holiday Sale of American Girl Doll Clothes"
Beautiful handmade outfits and knitwear
will be on sale for both 18" and 14" dolls.
Find out what other historical organizations
are doing throughout the State.
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
Town news, events, contacts, recreational activities, important links and much more always available on the
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: