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SUMMER BOOK SALE!

JULY 12, TUESDAY, 10AM - 8PM

JULY 13, WESNEDAY, 10AM.- 8PM

JULY 14, THURSDAY, 10AM-5PM

June 1 

through

August 15 

2022

READ!

WIN PRIZES!

SIGN UP HERE:

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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)

CLICK HERE

for printable MEMBERSHIP FORM

to pay by check, and mail to address on form. 

OR

Click the PayPal Button  below to

pay membership dues or to donate

using a credit card

OR

a PayPal account if you have one.    

(You do not have to have a PayPal account)

JOIN US!

Membership is $5.00/person/year

Additional donations are 

always most welcome!

THANK YOU!

  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.  

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LOCAL
WRITERS' CORNER!

 

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

 

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

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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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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 

 

LIBRARY HOURS

Regular Hours:

Mon 10AM-9PM

Tues   9AM-9PM

Wed.  9AM-9PM

Thurs  9AM-9PM

Fri.      1PM-5PM

   Sat.     9AM-5PM

Sunday::  CLOSED

PLEASE NOTE: THE LIBRARY WILL 

BE CLOSED ON June 17 I

N OBSERVANCE OF JUNTEENTH

CURBSIDE PICKUP​ CONTINUES

Monday, 10am-1pm

Tues, Wed., Thurs., 9am-1pm

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

Cultural

Collaborators

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Township of Ocean

Cultural Arts Council

Terner Gallery

New Exhibit:  

beautiful works by artist Linda Alston

Opening reception on 

June 4, 2022

10am-3pm

"Art in the Park"

outdoor art exhibit on the paths

near the library and museum. 

(Rain date is June 5, 2022) 

paintings and photography by local artists 

 

Click here for more information

about the Art Council

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Township of Ocean

Historical Museum

 The  Museum will be closed on Father's Day, June 19,  

The museum will be open on all other S

undays from 1 :00 - 4:00 p.m. 

as well as Thursday evenings

from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

June 4, the Museum will be open

from 12-5 PM during the "Art in the Park" event 

 

June 5, 2022 3:00 p.m. 

Joe Bove will red from his own book of poems "Reflections,"  as well as his favorite selections from other poets. 

 

The Museum is a gem within our community

providing a place to house, preserve and exhibit information and artifacts about the local area.    

It's worth a visit to see the new exhibits,

or as a place to take visiting friends or family on a Sunday afternoon.

Get to know Ocean Township history in a fun relaxing atmosphere!

 

Historic Happenings Blog

Find out what other historical organizations

are doing throughout the State.

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Ocean Township Garden Club

PLANT SWAP!

June 13, 7-8:30pm

Oakhurst Fireman's Field Pavillion

Bring an item, swap an item

 

  • All plants you bring to swap should be labeled and in containers.

  • You can also bring any type of flower pot, gardening books, or seeds to swap too.

  • In keeping with the state's new plastic ban, please do not bring any plastic bags.

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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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.

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

town website:

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:

https://www.monmouthcountylib.org

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