Category Archives: Bayville

Berkeley Library Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month With “Day of the Dead/Dia De Los Muertos” program

The Berkeley Branch of the Ocean County Library, 30 Station Rd. is hosting a “Day of the Dead/Dia de los Muertos” program at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18.

Learn about this Mexican holiday that is truly a celebration of life. Presenter Sue Good will show photos of the celebration from Oaxaca, Mexico, and will explain the symbolism behind ofrendas (altars set up to honor and remember ancestors).

The presentation will conclude with a craft. Children ages 6 and up, teens, and family members are welcome to attend.

Registration is required for this free event. To register call 732-269-2144 or visit


ADULT – 8/2, 11 am – 2 pm, Wednesday

Artist Reception

Stop by the meeting room to celebrate the work of local artist Barbara Kraemer. Light refreshments will be provided.

CHILDREN’S – 8/3, 10:30 am, Thursday

OCL Puppet Show Players Present: 5-Minute Star Wars Stories

Are you ready for this summer’s blockbuster hit? The OCL Puppet Show Players will be performing a puppet show based on the original Star Wars trilogy. Get ready for non-stop action, valiant heroes, courageous heroines, dastardly villains and dutiful droids. May the Force be with you! Best for ages 3 and up. REG Continue reading BERKELEY LIBRARY AUGUST CALENDAR OF EVENTS

“The Tomb is Empty” An Easter Musical Presented by Emmanuel Community Church

Emmanuel Community Church, 331 Wheaton Ave in Bayville will be observing the Easter season with a Easter musical titled “The Tomb Is Empty” on Friday March 31st at 7:00 pm and on Sunday April 2nd at 10:00 am. The Good Friday service will be on April 14th at 7:00 pm. Continue reading “The Tomb is Empty” An Easter Musical Presented by Emmanuel Community Church

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

Berkeley Library March Events

Adult – 3/17, 1 pm, Friday

Senior Movie Matinée: Sully

A film based on the true story of Chesley Sullenberger, an American pilot who became a hero after landing his damaged plane on the Hudson. Starring Tom Hanks.

(PG-13)96 min. REG

Teen – 3/20, 6 pm – 8 pm, Monday

Video Game Club
Come play video games, tabletop games, or bring your own handheld/console and connect with friends. We are not responsible for lost, stolen, or damaged items.  Games rated E for Everyone or T for Teens Only. Grades 712.

Adult – 3/21, 6:30 pm – 7:45 pm, Tuesday

The Nazi Spy Pastor: Carl Krepper and the War in America

Rev. J. Francis Watson will speak about his book The Nazi Spy Pastor: Carl Krepper and the War in America. The book is an eye – opening glimpse into the other side

of German – American loyalties during World War II and unravels the New Jersey Nazi spy mystery.

Teen  – 3/27, 6 pm8 pm, Monday

Play Minecraft at the library. Limited laptops are available. If you have a Minecraft account, bring your own laptop/portable device, and join in the fun. To reserve a laptop, please register as soon as possible.  Grades 7 – 12. REG

Adults & /Teens  – 3/30, 6:30 pm, Thursday

Speaking Out: Queer Youth in Focus

Rachelle Lee Smith is an award winning, nationally and internationally, shown and published photographer. Rachelle’s ongoing photographic essay, Speaking Out: Queer Youth in Focus have been published in magazines such as The Advocate, School Library Journal, Warszawski Festiwal Fotografti Artystycznej, HRC’s Equality and showcased by the Equality Forum, the Human Rights Campaign, National Public Radio, Public Television, and the U.S. Department of Education. Rachelle’s photographs will be on display for the month of March. Join Rachelle on Thursday, at 6:30 pm, for an author talk. REG

Adult – 3/31, 10:30 am, Friday

Movie for Adults with Special Challenges

The movie will be chosen the morning of, but will always be appropriate. Attendees are encouraged to bring a snack and/or lunch. Registration is not required, just drop in.

 30 Station Rd, Bayville, NJ 08721



Kids Cook ,  Children’s Program,  February 1, 6:30pm

Come learn how to make a tasty treat. Ages 8 – 12. Space is limited so, please register. REG

Video Game Club ,  Teen Program, February 6,  6-8pm
Teen gamers unite. Come to Berkeley Library to play and discuss your favorite video games. Games must be rated E (Everyone) or T (Teens). No M (Mature) rated games will be allowed to play. You may bring your own game/hand held systems, but please note; we are not responsible for any lost, damaged or stolen items.

Four Bayville Letter Carriers Join ‘Million Mile Drivers’

Bayville letter carriers Donald Hicks, Edward Van Eerde, John Berthelsen and Denise Johnson have joined the thousands of Postal Service employees who have individually driven more than a million, accident-free miles.  The carriers will receive recognition during a ceremony beginning 8 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016, at the Bayville Post Office.  The office is located at 801 Atlantic City Blvd., in Bayville 08721.  Continue reading Four Bayville Letter Carriers Join ‘Million Mile Drivers’

2016 December Programs at the Berkeley Branch of the Ocean County Library

One – On – One Computer, E – Reader, & Genealogy

Sign up for a one – on – one class with a staff member who will teach you the basics. Please call the Berkeley branch at 732-269-2144 to schedule an appointment.

An Afternoon of Mah Jongg, Thursdays, December 1st, December 8th, December 15th, December 22nd, & December 29th, from 1 – 3:30 PM

This program is for experienced players. If you have your own set, please bring it along. If you are new to our group, please register. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Berkeley Library. Continue reading 2016 December Programs at the Berkeley Branch of the Ocean County Library