The Oceanic Free Library is registered with AMAZON SMILE.  You may designate this library as a donation site when you shop through Amazon.

KidzArt  is a private art instruction program for preschoolers and K-2nd grade students.  Several classes are held at OFL throughout the school year.  Please contact the KidzArt Director for registration and information:  Tresse DeLorenzo: 732.872.2357   

For parents of Preschoolers and K-2nd grade students:

KIDZART is a private art instruction program held here in the library.  Register your young artists now for the Fall Semester!  Please contact Tresse DeLorenzo  Visit their website

In THE GALLERY for September

Dan Berg, OFL Volunteer - Dan and his grandfather will have hand-turned pens, bowls, and other wood items.  Nature photos too!
  20% of sales benefit OFL


  Thursday September 26th
at 2:00 pm

by Philip Roth 

The first of Roth's novels narrated by Nathan Zuckerman, one of the author's putative fictional alter egos

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Every TUESDAY is CHILDREN'S DAY! Free Programs!

             Bubbly Babies        10:15 - 10:40 am    10 - 23 months
Totally Toddlers      10:45 - 11:05 am    ages 2 - 3 1/2

Both programs are WITH a parent/guardian
Family Storytime     2:00 - 2:30 pm       ages 2 - 5

Parent/caregiver must remain in the library

               Kids Unplugged      3:45 - 4:30 pm    Grades K and up
   Registration is mandatory for all Kids Unplugged programs.
   Sep 3: Color the Sun design and make a a suncatcher
   Sep 10: Pinball Wizards decorate & make your own game!
   Sep 17: Seasonal Seeds plant blooms in unique pots
   Sep 24: LEGO Workshop a monthly favorite!

           Parents/caregivers must stay in the building during events. food or drink (except water) in the library!


The Friday Knitters meet each Friday beginning at 2:00pm. This is a lively group, knitters (and crochet) at all skill levels. Bring your project and a sense of humor  ;)

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Upcoming Events

           LIBRARY HOURS
Mon, Tue, Wed 





109 Avenue of Two Rivers         Rumson, NJ 07760         732-842-2692

10:00a - 5:00p 

10:00a - 7:00p

10:00a - 5:00p

10:00a - 2:00p

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Only Guide/Service Dogs and Certified Reading Therapy Dogs are permitted in the library.

We host a Military Donation Box for "Eagles UP!", a non-profit donation organization.  We have a list of suggested items.  (No chocolate)


...Of Note

Regular Saturday hours 
as of Sept 14

10:00 am to 2:00 pm


 Meets the first Tuesday of the month

SPECIAL DATE FOR SEPT. ONLY Tuesday, September 17th
6:30pm lesson / 7:00pm play  
Please contact Lisa Walsh

Children's Programs


Dan Berg

Every Wednesday 1:00 - 4:00pm
 Please call for a FREE appointment.

Book Donations

We're not accepting book donations at this time.  Please don't leave them at the door.  Better World Books has a green donation bin in the parking lot of the WLB Home Depot.

This library is closed on Monday September 2nd

We wish all of our students a happy and successful new school year!  Thank you to all of our patrons for visiting OFL this summer.