Category Archives: Barnegat

Barnegat Library Offers a Walk and Read for Children and Adults

The Ocean County Library will offer four “StoryWalk® on Burr Street” programs for children to read and walk from the Barnegat Branch, 112 Burr St. to the Robert L. Horbelt Elementary School, 104 Burr St.

Families can begin at either the library or school and walk along an adjoining sidewalk to read Ezra Jack Keats’ book “Over in the Meadow.” Laminated pages from this children’s book will be displayed along an outdoor path. As participants stroll down the trail, they will be directed to the next page of the story. Continue reading Barnegat Library Offers a Walk and Read for Children and Adults

Ocean County Library to Present Ballet to Celebrate Spring

The Basically Ballet dance troupe will perform “The Flower Garden” at three branches of the Ocean County Library through May.

The dance troupe’s students will present their talent in a celebration of spring and all things warm interpreted through music and abstract ballet.
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Stockton Student Veteran and Wife Receive Mortgage-Free Home in Barnegat, N.J.

Stockton University student veteran George Franklin “Frank” Ball and his wife, Tameka, received the keys to a mortgage-free home in Barnegat, N.J. on Wednesday, thanks to the Military Warriors Support Foundation and Wells Fargo.

Ball, now 41, received a Purple Heart due to his injuries from the war in Iraq. He applied for the home through a program that awards houses to military personnel seriously injured in the line of duty or to Gold Star families, the survivors of someone killed in the service.  Continue reading Stockton Student Veteran and Wife Receive Mortgage-Free Home in Barnegat, N.J.

Tuxedos Offered at Toms River and Lakewood Locations During Prom Dress Drive

The Ocean County Library’s Prom Dress Drive and Giveaway will feature tuxedo jackets, vests, shirts, and pants available at our Lakewood and Toms River Branches. These items were part of a generous donation from ‘Dress Me Up – A Unique Boutique’ in Forked River. Continue reading Tuxedos Offered at Toms River and Lakewood Locations During Prom Dress Drive

OHI’s Mobile Medical Unit to Host Head Start Dental Exams in Ocean County

Ocean Health Initiatives, Inc. (OHI), in partnership with the Head Start development program of O.C.E.A.N., Inc., has announced that the OHI mobile medical unit will be visiting several local Head Start program sites March 29 through April 5, 2017, to conduct dental exams, specifically for the children in Head Start programs. Dentist Dr. Patricia Gibbons will be conducting the dental exams for children in Head Start. Continue reading OHI’s Mobile Medical Unit to Host Head Start Dental Exams in Ocean County

Walters Homes of Barnegat Awarded Best Of Houzz 2017

Walters Homes has won “Best Of Customer Service” on Houzz®, the leading platform for home remodeling and design. The 33-year old custom builder was chosen by the more than 40 million monthly unique users that comprise the Houzz community from among more than one million active home building, remodeling and design industry professionals. Continue reading Walters Homes of Barnegat Awarded Best Of Houzz 2017

Ocean County Library Seeking Prom Dress Donations

The Ocean County Library is seeking donations of gently used prom dresses beginning March 1 for their eighth annual Prom Dress Giveaway.

Donations can include gently used, modern dresses in both long and short styles, in a wide range of sizes. The library is not receiving donations of bridesmaid dresses, shoes, or jewelry. Distributing branches are also seeking donations of dress racks and mirrors. Continue reading Ocean County Library Seeking Prom Dress Donations

Reiki & Meditation

Find Your Inner Peace & Tranquility

Reiki –Tuesday, February 21, 6:30-8:30pm

Reiki is the life force energy that flows through all loving things.  It is a tool that can be used for stress reduction and relaxation.  during this program, a Reiki Master will demonstrate how hand positions on the body during a Reiki Treatment can balance the Chakras–the seven centers of energy on the body. Continue reading Reiki & Meditation

Children’s Puppet Show Coming to Seven Library Branches

The Ocean County Library Puppet Show Players will transform “The Princess and the Pony” picture book into a wonderful children’s puppet show at seven library branches during February.

Children and families will enjoy the story of Princess Pinecone’s birthday. She would like nothing more than to have a horse fit for a warrior. Her parents surprise her with a pony that doesn’t quite meet her expectations. Princess Pinecone may realize there is a warrior in the little pony after all. Continue reading Children’s Puppet Show Coming to Seven Library Branches