THE CHERYL L. DIAMOND BUILDING

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

 READ ACROSS AMERICA

National Read Across America Day is an annual event that was created by the National Education Association. It's celebrated on March 2nd, the birthday of Dr. Seuss. This is a motivational and awareness day, calling all young people in every community across the United States to celebrate reading.

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POSTPONED

 Please check back for our
new 2021 date


MOST LOVED LIBRARY 2020

The Oceanic Free Library won Hula Frog's "Most Loved Library" Award for 2020. This is our third time winning this award, and the second year in a row.  THANK YOUto everyone that voted for us.  We are humbled by your support and appreciation. 

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In THE GALLERY for May

Cat Ivins - jewelry 
Regina Guerino -
paintings

  20% of sales benefit OFL

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

FRIDAY KNITTERS

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  ;)

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.
                 
Mar 3: STEAM Paper Squares Art & Architecture mosaics
Mar 10: STEM Marshmallw Challenge A prize to the winner!
Mar 17: Make it RAIN(stick)! music instruments/rainstorms
Mar 24: Rainbow SQUISH Ball 
Mar 31: LEGO Workshop


           Parents/caregivers must stay in the building during events.

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

BOOK CLUB
March 26th

THE GIRLS OF WINTER
by Pam Jenoff
A compelling and beautifully told story about the power of female friendship.

Upcoming Events

COMPUTER HELP

Dan Berg

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

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

William Henry Meeker: His Book
This special hardcover reprint celebrates the life of W.H. Meeker.  His parents created this library in his happy memory. $100 each.

Proceeds benefit the operations of the Oceanic Free Library.

...Of Note

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JULY 2020



Children's Programs

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

Hoping we can open

safely and soon!


TWO RIVER BRIDGE CLUB

 Meets the first Tuesday of the month

Tuesday, March 3rd
6:30pm lesson / 7:00pm play  
Please contact Lisa Walsh

lisaswalsh1@gmail.com

           LIBRARY HOURS
Mon, Tue, Wed 
 

Thursday

Friday 

Saturday 
Sunday            

10:00a - 5:00p 

10:00a - 7:00p

10:00a - 5:00p

10:00a - 2:00p
CLOSED.

100th ANNIVERSARY

The library celebrates our 100th Anniversary this year!  We were created in 1920, in the happy memory of William Henry Meeker.  We remain a private non-profit library to this day, dedicated to serving our community.  Would you like to help with our "100th" festivities?  There's a lot to do leading up to our big celebration, September 13th at the SBLTCC. Please contact the library, or speak with Carolyn Miller, Board President.

The Oceanic Free Library, Rumson


If you are staying home during the next few days or weeks, please keep in mind that:


YOUR LIBRARY CARD ALLOWS

YOU TO ACCESS

FREE DIGITAL RESOURCES

24 HOURS A DAY,

7 DAYS A WEEK!


Please visit: www.monmouthcountylib.org


for instructions on how to use your card for complete access to ebooks and more!


If you need your library card number, please email: Reisn@monmouthcountylib.org


Thank you!