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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   tresse@kidzartmonmouth.com   www.kidzartmonmouth.com   

...Of Note

           LIBRARY HOURS
Mon, Tue, Wed 




In THE GALLERY for April

Jim Sanford - oil paintings
Wicked Good Spice Mix Co- spices, oils, sauces
  20% of sales benefit OFL


 Meets the first Tuesday of the month

Tuesday, April 2nd
6:30pm lesson / 7:00pm play  
Please contact Lisa Walsh


           SUPPORT THE                OCEANIC FREE LIBRARY

Donate via PayPal.

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

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

APRIL 2019

Upcoming Events

Thursday May 2nd
1:00 pm

AARP'S Fraud Watch

Network Basics 

This presentation helps empower individuals in the fight against fraud, using proven resources and tools to help you spot identity theft and scams.  40 minute lecture.

FREE presentation.

Please call to register. 

Children's Programs

Coming Soon:  CUPCAKE WARS

Thursday May 9th 7:00 - 8:00 pm 

A baking contest for ages 8 to 16 only! (under age 8 with an adult).  $25 entry fee.  Trophies awarded for two categories: Best Tasting and Most Creative.  Please contact the library for entry forms and details. 


The Friday Knitters meet each Friday beginning at 2:00pm. This is a lively group, knitters (and crochet) at all skill levels.  Teens 16+ are welcome!  Bring your project and a sense of humor  ;) -We'll teach you how to knit!


  Thursday Apr. 25th at 2:00 pm

The Underground Railroad

by Colson Whitehead
Chronicle of a young slave's adventures as she makes a desperate bid for freedom

Everyone welcome!

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.

Every TUESDAY is CHILDREN'S DAY! Free Programs!

             Bubbly Babies        10:10 - 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.

Apr 2: Super Secret Decoder
          Apr 9: Fool Your Eyes
          Apr 16: Fast Food for Feathered Friends*
Peanut butter will 

                  NOT be used.  Please inform the library of any food allergies.
          Apr 23: Totally Titanic Bubbles
          Apr 30: LEGO Workshop

             Parents/caregivers must stay in the building during events.

Please...no food or drink (except water) in the library!

       Wednesday May 1st         3:30 - 4:45 pm

Learn the basics of cupcake decorating with Kim Megill, professional decorator for 25+ years.  $30 per student includes 8 cupcakes, decorating icing, and carry-box.  Tools supplied by the instructor.  Please register.

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Friday, April 19

       Saturday April 6th         10:00 - 11:00 am

Join Diane Hunt, R.N. Wellness Expert and Gina Ricci, Self Mastery Coach, as they discuss how to achieve optimal physical, emotional, and spiritual health. 

Please call to register


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


Dan Berg

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

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