The Ocean County Library celebrates all 'diversabilities' in our community. Visit our calendar of events for a listing of our educational, diversability programming.
Celebrating Friends of the Library
October 2019

Friends of Libraries groups have their very own national celebration!

During the month of October we hope to raise awareness and promote membership.

Visit your local Branch or the link below to become a member today and receive a free book light during the month of October.
Featured Programming
Reading = HOPE x CHANGE
Multiple dates and locations

OCL is excited to participate in a new initiative, which features Jacqueline Woodson’s platform (Reading = Hope X Change), and how it relates to her Library of Congress position as the Ambassador of Young People’s Literature.   

Visit our locations to create 'ME' posters and show us what makes up your equation.
OCHD Flu & Pneumonia
Vaccination Clinic
Multiple dates and locations

The Flu Ends with U!

$20 fee or free with Medicare Part B
No registration is required.
OCL Puppet Show Players Present:
Dragon was Terrible
Multiple dates and locations

We all know dragons are terrible, but this one is especially terrible. He scribbles in books and steals candy from baby unicorns! This puppet show is based on Kelly DiPucchio’s Dragon Was Terrible. 
Teen Advisory Board (TAB)
Multiple dates and locations

TAB members play an active role in our library, gain valuable leadership skills, and earn community service hours.
Save the Date
Saturday, November 16: 2:00 pm
Toms River Branch
Lisa Scottoline

Meet best selling author, Lisa Scottoline for a book talk and signing. Tickets go on sale at all 21 locations on October 1st. Ticket price ($30) includes a copy of "Someone Knows."
Event sponsored by
the Friends of the Ocean County Library

  • The Toms River Branch will close at 5 pm on October 31st for the 81st annual Halloween parade.
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