Three Press releases from Stafford

December 2, 2010

December 2, 2010
PRESS RELEASE

CONTACT: Francine Everson (609) 597-3381
feverson@theoceancountylibrary.org

CREATIVE WRITING GROUP

MANAHAWKIN – The Stafford branch of the Ocean County Library’s Creative Writing Group will meet on Wednesday, December 15th from 1:00 – 2:30 PM. What is creative writing? It’s an expression of the writer’s thoughts and emotions, rather than merely conveying information. If you love to write in any form – fiction, poetry, screenplays, etc., – this is a chance to meet others with the same passion. Share ideas and information, with the option of bringing in a one-page sample of your work with some copies for others to read. The group is limited to five participants so register early.

The Stafford branch is located at 129 N. Main St. in Manahawkin. This program is free and open to the public. Please register in person, by calling the branch at (609) 597-3381, or online at http://www.theoceancountylibrary.org. If you have any questions, call the branch for specific information.

PRESS RELEASE

CONTACT: Francine Everson (609) 597-3381 December 2, 2010
feverson@theoceancountylibrary.org

JOURNEY TO WELLNESS

MANAHAWKIN – The “Journey to Wellness” – presented by the Mental Health Association of New Jersey – will be at the Stafford branch of the Ocean County Library on Monday, December 27th from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. It provides an environment of support to individuals who are experiencing mental health and/or substance abuse concerns. This peer-run, self-help center empowers individuals having problems with alcohol, drugs, stress, anxiety, depression, etc., to achieve and maintain their wellness, and realize their full potential. This is a non-profit organization, all discussion is confidential, and no fees are involved. No appointment is necessary.

The Stafford branch is located at 129 N. Main St. in Manahawkin. This program is free and open to the public. There is no need to register. For more information, call (609) 597-3381, or visit our website at http://www.theoceancountylibrary.org

PRESS RELEASE

CONTACT: Francine Everson, 609-597-3381 December 2, 2010
feverson@theoceancountylibrary.org

NUMEROLOGY: A PATHWAY TO A GREATER
UNDERSTANDING OF ONESELF

MANAHAWKIN – The Stafford branch of the Ocean County Library will present the program: Numerology: A Pathway to a Greater Understanding of Oneself on Monday, January 3rd from 2:00 – 3:30 PM. Numerologist and life coach Michael John Fierro will discuss the ancient science developed by Pythagoras that uses numerals and letters from a person’s birth date and name to discover talents, abilities, personality traits and trends in one’s life. Michael says, “As a numerologist, my goal is to reacquaint you, the individual, with yourself and empower you through acceptance and responsibility.”
The Stafford branch is located at 129 N. Main St. in Manahawkin. This program is free and open to the public. Please register either in person, by phone, or online. For more information contact the library at (609) 597-3381, or visit the library’s website at http://www.theoceancountylibrary.org


Four press releases from Stafford

November 12, 2010

November 10, 2010

CONTACT: Francine Everson 609-597-3381
feverson@theoceancountylibrary.org

MOVIES AT THE LIBRARY

MANAHAWKIN – The Stafford branch of the Ocean County Library will be showing the feature film Robin Hood on Saturday, November 13th at 2:00 PM. In 13th century England, Robin and his band of marauders confront corruption in a local village and lead an uprising against the crown. Rated PG-13.

The family movie How to Train Your Dragon is scheduled for Saturday, November 20th at 2:00 PM. A young Viking who wants to hunt dragons becomes the unlikely friend of one, much to his surprise. Rated PG.

The Stafford branch is located at 129 N. Main St. in Manahawkin. These movies are free and open to the public. Call the branch for specific information: (609) 597-3381, or visit our website at http://www.theoceancountylibrary.org There is no need to register.

November 10, 2010

CONTACT: Francine Everson (609) 597-3381
feverson@theoceancountylibrary.org

CREATIVE WRITING GROUP

MANAHAWKIN – The Stafford branch of the Ocean County Library’s Creative Writing Group will meet on Wednesday, November 17th from 1:00 – 2:30 PM. What is creative writing? It’s an expression of the writer’s thoughts and emotions, rather than merely conveying information. If you love to write in any form – fiction, poetry, screenplays, etc., – this is a chance to meet others with the same passion. Share ideas and information, with the option of bringing in a one-page sample of your work with some copies for others to read. The group is limited to five participants so register early.

The Stafford branch is located at 129 N. Main St. in Manahawkin. This program is free and open to the public. Please register in person, by calling the branch at (609) 597-3381, or online at http://www.theoceancountylibrary.org. If you have any questions, call the branch for specific information.

CONTACT: Francine Everson, 609-597-3381 November 10, 2010
feverson@theoceancountylibrary.org

CHAIR YOGA

MANAHAWKIN – The Stafford branch of the Ocean County Library is presenting Chair Yoga classes on the following Tuesdays: November 30th, and December 7th and 14th, from
2:30 – 3:30 PM. This type of yoga is a done in a chair and has no jarring or fast moves, and its movements help to improve balance, coordination and mood. Breathing techniques and deep relaxation also combine to provide a sense of well-being. Please wear loose clothing and flat shoes or sneakers. There is no need to register, as the first 25 people will be admitted.

The Stafford branch is located at 129 N. Main St. in Manahawkin. This program is free and open to the public. If you need additional information, call the branch at (609) 597-3381. The library’s website is http://www.theoceancountylibrary.org

CONTACT: Francine Everson (609) 597-3381 November 10, 2010
feverson@theoceancountylibrary.org

JOURNEY TO WELLNESS

MANAHAWKIN – The “Journey to Wellness” – presented by the Mental Health Association of New Jersey – will be at the Stafford branch of the Ocean County Library on Monday, November 29th from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. It provides an environment of support to individuals who are experiencing mental health and/or substance abuse concerns. This peer-run, self-help center empowers individuals having problems with alcohol, drugs, stress, anxiety, depression, etc., to achieve and maintain their wellness, and realize their full potential. This is a non-profit organization, all discussion is confidential, and no fees are involved. No appointment is necessary.

The Stafford branch is located at 129 N. Main St. in Manahawkin. This program is free and open to the public. There is no need to register. For more information, call (609) 597-3381, or visit our website at http://www.theoceancountylibrary.org


4 Press releases from Stafford branch

August 25, 2010

August 25, 2010

CONTACT: Francine Everson
feverson@theoceancountylibrary.org
129 N. Main St., Manahawkin, NJ 08050

MOVIES AT THE LIBRARY

MANAHAWKIN – The Stafford branch of the Ocean County Library will be showing the feature film Invictus on Saturday, September 11th at 2:00 PM. Nelson Mandela, in his first term as the South African President, initiates a unique venture to unite the apartheid-torn land: enlist the national rugby team on a mission to win the 1995 Rugby World Cup. Rated PG-13.

The Disney movie Ponyo is scheduled for Saturday, September 25th at 2:00 PM. Ponyo is an animated adventure centered on a 5-year-old boy and his relationship with a goldfish princess who longs to become human. 103 min. Rated G.

The Stafford branch is located at 129 N. Main St. in Manahawkin. These movies are free and open to the public. Call the branch for specific information: (609) 597-3381, or visit our website at http://www.theoceancountylibrary.org There is no need to register.

August 25, 2010

CONTACT: Francine Everson (609) 597-3381
feverson@theoceancountylibrary.org
129 N. Main St., Manahawkin, NJ 08050

CREATIVE WRITING GROUP

MANAHAWKIN – The Stafford branch of the Ocean County Library’s Creative Writing Group will meet on Wednesday, September 15th from 1:00 – 2:30 PM, and Friday, Sept. 24th from 1:00 – 2:30. What is creative writing? It’s an expression of the writer’s thoughts and emotions, rather than merely conveying information. If you love to write in any form – fiction, poetry, screenplays, etc., – this is a chance to meet others with the same passion. Share ideas and information, with the option of bringing in a one-page sample of your work with some copies for others to read. The groups are limited to seven participants each so register early.

The Stafford branch is located at 129 N. Main St. in Manahawkin. This program is free and open to the public. Please register in person, by calling the branch at (609) 597-3381, or online at http://www.theoceancountylibrary.org. If you have any questions, call the branch for specific information.

August 25, 2010

CONTACT: Francine Everson
feverson@theoceancountylibrary.org
129 N. Main St. Manahawkin, NJ 08050

PREPARING TO PUBLISH: WRITERS’ SUPPORT GROUP

MANAHAWKIN – The Stafford branch of the Ocean County Library is presenting: Preparing to Publish: Writers’ Support Group. They will meet on the following days: Monday Sept. 13th, and Monday Sept. 27th from 7:00-8:30 PM. This group is for those who are on the verge of getting their work published. Participants provide useful, supportive, critical feedback that is designed to bring you to the point of successfully publishing your work. The group is concerned with securing an agent, preparing a query letter, analyzing markets, and addressing those concerns that will lead you to the status of being published. The group is limited to ten participants so register early.

The Stafford branch is located at 129 N. Main St. in Manahawkin. This program is free and open to the public. Please register by calling the branch at (609) 597-3381, registering online at http://www.theoceancountylibrary.org or in person. If you have any questions, call the branch for specific information.

CONTACT: Francine Everson August 25, 2010
feverson@theoceancountylibrary.org
129 N. Main St., Manahawkin, NJ 08050

JOURNEY TO WELLNESS

MANAHAWKIN – The “Journey to Wellness” – presented by the Mental Health Association of New Jersey – will be at the Stafford branch of the Ocean County Library on Monday, September 27th from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. It provides an environment of support to individuals who are experiencing mental health and/or substance abuse concerns. This peer-run, self-help center empowers individuals having problems with alcohol, drugs, stress, anxiety, depression, etc., to achieve and maintain their wellness, and realize their full potential. This is a non-profit organization, all discussion is confidential, and no fees are involved. No appointment is necessary.

The Stafford branch is located at 129 N. Main St. in Manahawkin. This program is free and open to the public. There is no need to register. For more information, call (609) 597-3381, or visit our website at http://www.theoceancountylibrary.org


Six Press releases for Stafford

August 5, 2010

August 5, 2010

CONTACT: Francine Everson
feverson@theoceancountylibrary.org
129 N. Main St., Manahawkin, NJ 08050

MOVIES AT THE LIBRARY

MANAHAWKIN – The Stafford branch of the Ocean County Library will be showing the feature film The Young Victoria on Saturday, August 14th at 2:00 PM. This is a dramatization of the turbulent first years of Queen Victoria’s rule, and her enduring romance with Prince Albert. Rated PG.

The family movie Surf’s Up is scheduled for Saturday, August 21st at 2:00 PM. This is a behind-the-scenes look at the annual Penguin World Surfing Championship, and its newest participant, up-and-comer Cody Maverick. Rated PG.

The Stafford branch is located at 129 N. Main St. in Manahawkin. These movies are free and open to the public. Call the branch for specific information: (609) 597-3381, or visit our website at http://www.theoceancountylibrary.org There is no need to register.

August 5, 2010

CONTACT: Francine Everson, 609-597-3381
feverson@theoceancountylibrary.org

MASTER GARDENER SERIES: HERBS

MANAHAWKIN – The Stafford branch of the Ocean County Library will present the program: “Herbs” on Monday, August 23rd, at 2:00 PM. Rosemarie Martelli – a Master Gardener and a member of the Master Gardener Association of Ocean County – will give an overview of what herbs to plant and where; their life cycles; growing hints; when to plant; choice of containers; soil preference; how to harvest; and methods of preserving and uses.

A team of master gardeners will be on hand from 1:30 – 4:30 PM to answer your gardening questions and analyze any dead, dying, or diseased cuttings you may wish to bring in. Use the services the Master Gardeners are bringing to southern Ocean County.

The Stafford branch is located at 129 N. Main St. in Manahawkin. This program is free and open to the public. Please register by calling the branch at (609) 597-3381, registering online at http://www.theoceancountylibrary.org or in person. If you have any questions, call the library for specific information.

August 5, 2010

CONTACT: Francine Everson (609) 597-3381
feverson@theoceancountylibrary.org
129 N. Main St., Manahawkin, NJ 08050

CREATIVE WRITING GROUP

MANAHAWKIN – The Stafford branch of the Ocean County Library’s Creative Writing Group will meet on Wednesday, August 27th from 1:30 – 3:00 PM. What is creative writing? It’s an expression of the writer’s thoughts and emotions, rather than merely conveying information. If you love to write in any form – fiction, poetry, screenplays, etc., – this is a chance to meet others with the same passion. Share ideas and information, with the option of bringing in a one-page sample of your work with some copies for others to read. The groups are limited to seven participants each so register early.

The Stafford branch is located at 129 N. Main St. in Manahawkin. Please register in person, by calling the branch at (609) 597-3381, or online at http://www.theoceancountylibrary.org. If you have any questions, call the branch for specific information.

CONTACT: Francine Everson August 5, 2010
feverson@theoceancountylibrary.org
129 N. Main St., Manahawkin, NJ 08050

JOURNEY TO WELLNESS

MANAHAWKIN – The “Journey to Wellness” – presented by the Mental Health Association of New Jersey – will be at the Stafford branch of the Ocean County Library on Monday, August 30th, from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. It provides an environment of support to individuals who are experiencing mental health and/or substance abuse concerns. This peer-run, self-help center empowers individuals having problems with alcohol, drugs, stress, anxiety, depression, etc., to achieve and maintain their wellness, and realize their full potential. This is a non-profit organization, all discussion is confidential, and no fees are involved. No appointment is necessary.

The Stafford branch is located at 129 N. Main St. in Manahawkin. This program is free and open to the public. There is no need to register. For more information, call (609) 597-3381, or visit our website at http://www.theoceancountylibrary.org

WHAT: Brain Games
WHEN: Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2010
WHERE: Stafford branch

CONTACT: Francine Everson August 5, 2010
feverson@theoceancountylibrary.org

BRAIN GAMES

MANAHAWKIN – The Stafford branch of the Ocean County Library is presenting the program Brain Games on Wednesday, Sept. 1st from 1:00-2:30 PM. Keeping your mind active improves its performance. Your brain responds to intellectual stimulation by being fit and in good condition. Older adults consistently express their fears about decreasing mental ability such as loss of memory, difficulty in concentrating, inability to adapt to new situations, etc. Just as you do physical exercises to keep your body in shape, doing mental exercises stimulates different parts of your brain and helps retain mental acuity. We’ll provide the brain games and the fun!

The Stafford branch is located at 129 N. Main St. in Manahawkin. This program is geared toward adults and is free and open to the public. Please register either in person, by calling: (609) 597-3381, or by visiting our website at http://www.theoceancountylibrary.org

PRESS RELEASE

CONTACT: Francine Everson August 5, 2010
feverson@theoceancountylibrary.org
129 N. Main St., Manahawkin, NJ 08050

STRING OF PURLS – KNIT AND CROCHET GROUP

MANAHAWKIN – The Stafford branch of the Ocean County Library will host the program – String of Purls on Thursday, Sept. 2nd from 1:00 – 3:00 PM. Whether you’re just learning to knit, crochet, embroider, etc., already know how, or want to know what a “purl” is, join our group where experts will be available to answer your questions. Find that creative streak you know you have with this craft that has recently enjoyed an explosion of interest. For beginners, bring size 10 knitting needles and light-colored 4-ply worsted yarn. To crochet, bring the same type of yarn, and a size “I” crochet hook. If you’re more advanced, bring the project you’re working on. This is also an excellent way to exchange ideas.

The Stafford branch is located at 129 N. Main St. in Manahawkin. This program is free and open to the public. Please register by calling the branch at (609) 597-3381, registering online at http://www.theoceancountylibrary.org or in person. If you have any questions, call the branch for specific information.


Four Press releases from Stafford

June 29, 2010

PRESS RELEASE

CONTACT: Francine Everson (609) 597-3381
feverson@theoceancountylibrary.org

CREATIVE WRITING GROUPS

MANAHAWKIN – The Stafford branch of the Ocean County Library’s Creative Writing Groups will meet on the following Wednesdays: July 21st from 1:00 – 2:30 PM; and July 28th from 1:30 – 3:00 PM. What is creative writing? It’s an expression of the writer’s thoughts and emotions, rather than merely conveying information. If you love to write in any form – fiction, poetry, screenplays, etc., – this is a chance to meet others with the same passion. Share ideas and information, with the option of bringing in a one-page sample of your work with some copies for others to read. The groups are limited to seven participants each so register early.

The Stafford branch is located at 129 N. Main St. in Manahawkin. Please register in person, by calling the branch at (609) 597-3381, or online at http://www.theoceancountylibrary.org. If you have any questions, call the branch for specific information.

CONTACT: Francine Everson, 609-597-3381
feverson@theoceancountylibrary.org

MEET THE AUTHOR – KAREN KELLY BOYCE

MANAHAWKIN – Karen Kelly Boyce – author of A bend in the road: a year’s journey through breast cancer – will be at the Stafford branch of the Ocean County Library on Wednesday, July 21st at 7:00 PM. The same week that the author received the initial printing of her first novel, she also received the diagnosis of breast cancer. Her book chronicles her thoughts and experiences as a cancer patient and cancer survivor. She shares her fears, anger, and the peace she found while fighting for recovery; as well as the blessings of the inspirational people she met, the life-saving diet she found, and the empowerment that her faith, prayer and meditation gave her.

The Stafford branch is located at 129 N. Main St. in Manahawkin. This program is free and open to the public. Please register by calling (609) 597-3381, in person, or visit our website at http://www.theoceancountylibrary.org.

CONTACT: Francine Everson, 609-597-3381
feverson@theoceancountylibrary.org

MASTER GARDENER SERIES:
PLANTS THAT ATTRACT BUTTERFLIES AND HUMMINGBIRDS

MANAHAWKIN – The Stafford branch of the Ocean County Library will present the program: “Plants That Attract Butterflies and Hummingbirds” on Thursday, July 22nd, at 7:00 PM. Marion Goldberg – a Master Gardener and a member of the Master Gardener Association of Ocean County – will identify plants that are compatible with our zone and that best invite butterflies and hummingbirds into our area, as well as their requirements, placement in your yard, and how to care for them. A team of master gardeners will be on hand from 6:00 – 9:00 PM to answer your gardening questions and analyze any dead, dying, or diseased cuttings you may wish to bring in. Use the services the Master Gardeners are bringing to southern Ocean County.

The Stafford branch is located at 129 N. Main St. in Manahawkin. This program is free and open to the public. Please register by calling the branch at (609) 597-3381, registering online at http://www.theoceancountylibrary.org or in person. If you have any questions, call the library for specific information.

CONTACT: Francine Everson
feverson@theoceancountylibrary.org

JOURNEY TO WELLNESS

MANAHAWKIN – The “Journey to Wellness” – presented by the Mental Health Association of New Jersey – will be at the Stafford branch of the Ocean County Library on Monday, July 26th, from 11:00 AM-1:00 PM. It provides an environment of support to individuals who are experiencing mental health and/or substance abuse concerns. This peer-run, self-help center empowers individuals having problems with alcohol, drugs, stress, anxiety, depression, etc., to achieve and maintain their wellness, and realize their full potential. This is a non-profit organization, all discussion is confidential, and no fees are involved. No appointment is necessary.

The Stafford branch is located at 129 N. Main St. in Manahawkin. This program is free and open to the public. There is no need to register. For more information, call (609) 597-3381, or visit our website at http://www.theoceancountylibrary.org


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