Archive for September, 2014

Calling all Foodies to Little Egg Harbor

calling foodies

Manchester invites you to review this past baseball season, predict the World Series matchup

MANCHESTER – Baseball fans will connect 2 p.m. Monday October 13 at 2 p.m at the Manchester library branch, 21 Colonial Dr., to recap the 2014 Major League Baseball season and review the predictions we made back in April.

You are invited to share your thoughts about the last stages of the pennant race and which team will become this year’s world champions of baseball! Giveaways!

We will discuss burning questions like: Is Kershaw better than Koufax? Are the Orioles on the verge of winning it all? Do the Tigers have the best rotation since the 1970 Orioles?

This program is free and open to teens and adults. Go online to our website  www.theoceancountylibrary.org or call 732-657-7600 to register.

Teens: scavenger hunty & refreshments @ Manchester 10/13

MANCHESTER –  The Manchester library branch, 21 Colonial Dr., will host a scavenger hunt to celebrate Teen Read Week Monday October 13 for teens ages 12 to 18.

The events begin at 6:30 pm with refreshments.

Teen Read Week is a national reading incentive campaign sponsored by the Young Adult Library Services Association, a division of the American Library Association. The scavenger hunt is designed to help participants learn about the library.

Register in advance for this free program online at our website www.theoceancountylibrary.org or call 732-657-7600.

Learn to use Facebook @ Manchester

MANCHESTER –  The Manchester library branch, 21 Colonial Dr., will offer a two-hour interactive class showing beginners how to use the popular social networking website “Facebook” Monday, October 13 starting at 11 a.m.

Participants will be shown how to set up a new account, login, add friends, and adjust their privacy settings. The instructor will also demonstrate how to share posts and photographs and will be available to answer questions at the end.

Telephone 732-657-7600 or go online to http://www.theoceancountylibrary.org.

This program is part of a series at the Manchester library branch’s “Getting to Know Social Media.” Be sure to check out the rest of the series in the coming months to learn about Twitter and LinkedIn.

Catherine LeCleire artist reception @ Little Egg Harbor

Catherine LeCleire Invite-- UPDATED

Fred Miller’s Lecture in Song: All Over the Map

Pianist, singer, and narrator Fred Miller will perform his “Lecture-in-Song: All Over the Map,” a 60-75 minute musical/anecdotal international travelogue of American Popular Song circling the globe, throughout the Ocean County Library this fall.

Miller will be performing at the following branches and locations:

  • Manchester (21 Colonial Drive): 2:00 p.m., October 2, 2014
  • Plumsted (119 Evergreen Road, New Egypt): 3:30 p.m., October 7
  • Litle Egg Harbor (290 Mathistown Road):  2:00 p.m, October 28
  • Brick (301 Chambers Bridge Road): 2:00 p.m., November 8
  • Jackson (2 Jackson Drive): 2:00 p.m., November 25

This program is free and open to the public. Registration for the program is now open. Please register in-person, by phone 732-349-6200 or online at http://www.theoceancountylibrary.org under Calendar of Events.

“How Connie Got Her Rack Back” Author Constance Bramer Hosts Book Talk At The Ocean County Library

How Connie Got Her Rack Back” author Constance Bramer is speaking at three Ocean County Library branches this October as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Bramer herself is a survivor of breast cancer. Her book chronicles her struggle and recovery from the disease, and how her sense of humor often helped her through the ordeal. Since recovering, she has become an advocate for breast cancer outreach and awareness. Proceeds from the sale of her book go to aid research. More information about her like, book and outreach can be found at http://www.getyourackback.com.

In addition to Bramer, representatives from Meridian Health Care will be sharing the latest information about the disease and treatment options.

The program will be at the following Ocean County Library branches:

  • Manchester branch (301 Chambers Bridge Road), Saturday, October 4, 10 am, 732-657-7600
  • Lacey branch (10 East Lacey Road, Forked River), Saturday October 4, 12:30 pm, 609-693-8566
  • Brick Branch (301 Chambers Bridge Road), Saturday October 4, 3 pm, 732-477-4513

These programs are free and open to the public. To register, call the hosting Ocean County Library branch or go online to http://www.theoceancountylibrary.org.