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Meals on Wheels America News: You are there for Carl

Thanks to you, Meals on Wheels was there for Carl when he needed it most, and continues to be a lifeline every day. Carl was hospitalized twice last year – once for a cardiac problem and once again …
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Ocean County Library’s 'Dive into YA' Virtual Series To Feature Author-Screenwriter Steve Sheinkin

TOMS RIVER –  The Ocean County Library will introduce award-winning historical adventure author and screenwriter Steve Sheinkin to attendees of his virtual chat, 6 PM Thursday, May 27.  The program i…
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National Foundation to End Senior Hunger News - The New Normal

The “new normal” is a phrase that we have all heard before, particularly in recent months, and that the majority of us have probably used ourselves at least once. As we listen or speak, it’s unlikely…
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Ocean County Library Branches To Be Closed May 14 for Staff Development

TOMS RIVER– All branches of the Ocean County Library will be closed Friday, May 14, for the Ocean County Library’s annual Staff Development Day. Overdue fines will not accrue on materials during this…
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Ocean County Library to Cease Item Quarantines

Toms River, NJ -- In accord with updated guidelines issued by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and in consultation with the Ocean County Health Department (OCHD), the Ocean County Library w…
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Meals on Wheels America: Loneliness is Deadly

Life without personal connection can lead to an early death. Its negative health impacts make it just as deadly as smoking. The remedy? Human connection. A phone call, a hug or a friendly he…
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Ocean County Library Brick Branch to Present Virtual Mah Jongg Lessons

Learn how to play the American Mah Jongg, in the comfort of your home. The Ocean County Library Brick Branch will present “Mah Jongg for Beginners,” a  four-part virtual program starting at 10 AM Mon…
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Ocean County Library Autism Resources Fair 2021: Learn to Overcome Developmental Disabilities in Adult Life

TOMS RIVER – As part of its Autism Resources Fair 2021, the Ocean County Library will present a workshop about the impacts of mental health in mainstream society at 6:30 PM Thursday, April 29.   “Aut…
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Ocean County Library Continues Free Virtual Health Management Workshops

Toms River, NJ -- The Ocean County Library, Ocean County Office of Senior Services and Meals on Wheels are accepting new registrants for free, interactive virtual health management workshops. Continu…
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Dr. Temple Grandin to Deliver Virtual Keynote For Ocean County Library’s Autism Resources Fair 2021

Toms River, NJ -- World-renowned autism advocate, animal scientist, educator, and author Dr. Temple Grandin will deliver the virtual keynote address of the Ocean County Library’s Autism Resources Fai…
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National Foundation to End Senior Hunger News: Re-Entry

Our last blog, entitled “Openings,” looked with anticipation toward the time – which seems to be fast approaching — when congregate nutrition programs throughout the nation will open once again and…
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Ocean County Library Autism Resources Fair 2021 - Features Virtual Fun with Mr. Bobby, Music Therapist

TOMS RIVER – The Ocean County Library’s Autism Resources Fair 2021 offers a free, family-friendly concert with Mr. Bobby, Music Therapist, at 10 AM Saturday, April 10.  Bobby Davis is a board-certifi…
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Crystal Maldonado Virtual Chat Inaugurates Ocean County Library Young Adult Author Series

TOMS RIVER – Author Crystal Maldonado, whose debut novel Fat Chance, Charlie Vega met with wide acclaim this year, will lead off the Ocean County Library’s new “Dive Into YA: It’s Not Just for Teens”…
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New OCL Online Book Club Discussion: The Alice Network

Toms River, NJ -- Have you always wanted to join a book club, but couldn’t find the time? The Ocean County Library extends an invitation to enroll in the free One Book OCL Online Book Club, and take …
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National Foundation to End Senior Hunger News - Openings

Come in We're Open:Spring is traditionally a time of openings. First, of course, and both effortlessly and predictably the natural world plays its part. Leaves begin to appear on what have long been …
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