Archive for May, 2012

Manchester Branch To Show “The Vow”

The Manchester Branch of the Ocean County Library will screen the film, “The Vow” on Wednesday, June 13, at 2:00 p.m. and again at 6:00 pm. See this popular romantic drama on a large screen without paying the admission fee of a movie theater!

A car accident puts Paige (Rachel McAdams) in a coma, and when she wakes up with severe memory loss, her husband Leo (Channing Tatum) works to win her heart again.

This PG13-rated movie is part of the library’s Feature Film Series. It is 104 minutes long. Although registration is not required, early arrival is recommended.

The Manchester Branch of the Ocean County Library is located at 21 Colonial Drive in Manchester Township. Call 732-657-7600 for more information or go online to theoceancountylibrary.org.

Minyonettes to sing Broadway tunes at the Manchester branch

At the Manchester Branch Library, the Minyonettes will perform a concert of Broadway show tunes on Saturday, June 9 from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm. The Minyonettes are a choral group made up of residents from the Leisure Village West retirement community.

There is no registration for this free program that is open to everyone. For more information call (732) 657-7600 or go online to http://www.theoceancountylibrary.org.

The Manchester Branch of the Ocean County Library is located at 21 Colonial Drive in Manchester Township.

Take Control of Your Health At The Manchester Branch

Beginning on Monday, June 11 and running for six weeks on Mondays starting at 10 am, the Ocean County Library Manchester Branch will offer a fun and practical course to help individuals with chronic conditions overcome daily challenges and maintain an active and fulfilling life. In the “Take Control of Your Health” program, trained peer leaders will teach you new ways to manage the symptoms of chronic pain and fatigue- overcome depression, manage stress, improve communication skills, increase your energy and become stronger in mind and body. Refreshments will be provided.

This free program is part of the library’s “Chapters of Health” series. It is open to all adults but space is limited to 25 people so registration is mandatory. Sign up once for all six sessions online at http://www.theoceancountylibrary.org or call 732.657.7600.

The Manchester Branch of the Ocean County Library is located at 21 Colonial Drive in Manchester Township.

Manchester Branch to co-sponsor Women’s Breast Health seminar

On Thursday, June 7 at 2:00 pm the Ocean County Library Manchester branch will host a presentation by staff from Ocean Medical Imaging about preventing breast cancer. Attendees will receive a $10.00 gift card if they follow through with getting a mammogram afterwards. There will also be a door prize drawing and light refreshments.

The event is being offered as part of the library’s “Chapters of Health” series and is the result of a grant from the Susan B. Komen Foundation and a partnership with Ocean Medical Imaging.

Please register for this free event that is open to all adult women. Call 732.657.7600 or go online to http://www.theoceancountylibrary.org.

The Manchester Branch of the Ocean County Library is located at 21 Colonial Drive in Manchester Townshi

“Mission: Impossible” at the Manchester Branch

The Manchester Branch Library will screen the film, “Mission: Impossible-Ghost Protocol” on Wednesday, May 23, at 2:00 p.m. and again at 6:00 pm. See this popular action thriller on a large screen without paying the admission fee of a movie theater!

In the 4th installment of the Mission Impossible series, Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) and his team race to track down a dangerous terrorist who has gained access to Russian nuclear launch codes and is planning a strike on the United States. An attempt by the team to stop him ends with an explosion causing severe destruction to the Kremlin and the IMF being implicated in the bombing. The President is forced to invoke Ghost Protocol, under which the IMF is disavowed and offered no help or backup. Ethan and his team chase their suspect to Dubai, and then to Mumbai, but might be too late to stop a disaster.

This PG13-rated movie is part of the library’s Feature Film Series. It is 133 minutes long. Although registration is not required, early arrival is recommended.

The Manchester Branch of the Ocean County Library is located at 21 Colonial Drive in Manchester Township. Call 732-657-7600 for more information or go online to theoceancountylibrary.org.

Manchester Branch To Preset Healthy And Hassle Free Cooking For Teens

At the Manchester Branch Library on Tuesday, May 22 at 6:00 pm, Jennifer Klein, a registered dietician employed by ShopRite of Manchester, will show students in grades 7 through 12 how to eat healthy and cook healthy meals without spending forever in the kitchen! She will demonstrate some easy recipes that you can try at home and provide samples for everyone to taste! Please register for this free teen program! Call (732) 657-7600 or go online to http://www.theoceancountylibrary.org. The Manchester Branch of the Ocean County Library is located at 21 Colonial Drive in Manchester Township.

Manchester Branch To Host Coupon Mania

At 11:00 am on Monday, May 21 at the Manchester Branch Library, Maria Colon will show you how to save money on your shopping with coupons that you can print out from the Internet. She will show you how to find deals for free merchandise online, as well. Maria is a staff member at the library and an avid discount shopper!

This program is open to adults, free of charge. Please register online by calling 732.657.7600 or go online to http://www.theoceancountylibrary.org.

The Manchester Branch of the Ocean County Library is located at 21 Colonial Drive in Manchester Township.