STAFFORD BRANCH OF THE OCEAN COUNTY LIBRARY

STAFFORD BRANCH OF THE OCEAN COUNTY LIBRARY

                 129 N. Main Street, Manahawkin, N.J. 08050

              609-597-3381 or Register Online @

             www.theoceancountylibrary.org

 

SEPTEMBER EVENTS

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October 7th, 8:00am – 7:00pm, Thursday

Friends of the Stafford Library’s East Stroudsburg, PA Bus Trip, Luncheon, Theatre

Tour a historic inn and grounds with luncheon to follow. The show “Rumors” begins at 2:00pm.

Enjoy scenic fall foliage.  $75 per person. Call Barbara at 609-597-8801 or Claire at 609-660-1028 by August 27th to make your reservation.

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9/1, 1:00pm – 2:30pm, Wednesday

Brain Games

Older adults will participate in a range of mental exercises designed to keep their minds sharp. Register online, in person, or call 609-597-3381.

9/1, 7:00 – 8:30pm, Wednesday

Wednesday Evening Book Discussion

Pope Joan

9/2, 10:30am, Thursday

Thursday Adventures:  Alan Mann, “The Music Man”

One-man-show Alan Mann’s repertoire includes Broadway hits, jazz standards, and stars’ stories.  Register online, in person, or call 609-597-3381.

9/2, 1:00 – 3:00pm, Thursday

String of Purls–Knit/Crochet Group

Want to knit, crochet, etc?  Join our group to learn, or bring your project with you.

9/2, 6:00pm, Thursday

Teen Advisory Board Meeting

The Teen Advisory Board needs your help! Join your peers to discuss ideas and plan programs for teens at your library. Grades 7 -12.

9/7, 14, 21, & 28, 2:30 – 3:30pm, Tuesdays

Chair Yoga

This Yoga is done in a chair, with no jarring or fast moves.  Wear loose clothing.  First 25 are admitted in each session.  No registration.

9/8, 15, 22, & 29, 9:30 OR 11:00am, Wednesday

Toddler Time

Stories, songs and fingerplays for ages 19-36 months old, with caregiver. Registration starts Wednesday, 8/25 for this four-week series.

9/8, 1:30pm, Wednesday

Mouse Basics

Learn the very basics of using a mouse.  Registration begins two weeks before class date.

9/10, 10:30am – 12pm, Friday

MOMS Club Meeting

Support group for stay-at-home moms. Guest speakers & entertainment for children.

9/11, 2:00- 4:00pm, Saturday

Feature Film:  Invictus

South African President Mandela rallies an underdog rugby team, hoping to unite his country with a try at the World Cup. Rated PG-13.   No registration necessary.

9/13, 10:30pm, Monday

Internet Basics

Learn to navigate the Internet. Students need mouse skills. Registration begins two weeks before class date.

9/13, 7:00-8:30pm, Monday

Preparing to Publish:  Writers’Support Group

Participants provide supportive feedback to those who are on the verge of getting their work published. Register online, in person, or call 609-597-3381.

9/14, 1:00pm, Tuesday

Tuesday Afternoon Book Discussion

Home by Marilyn Robinson.  Please pick up a copy at the Circulation Desk.

9/15, 1:00 – 2:30pm, Wednesday

Creative Writing Group

Share your love of writing and exchange ideas and information.  You may also bring in a sample of your work with some copies for others. Register online, in person, or call 609-597-3381.

9/16, 9:30am, Thursday

Friends of the Stafford Library Meeting

Become a member today! All are welcome.

9/17, 1:30pm, Friday

E-Bay Basics

Learn the basics of buying and selling on E-Bay. Students need mouse and Internet skills. Registration begins two weeks before class date.

9/18, 12:00 – 4:00pm, Saturday

Hispanic Heritage Month Fiesta

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month!  Learn salsa dancing with instructor Daniel Asin, member of the Latin American Dance Company in New York City (no partner needed).  Sample Latino food.  Enjoy a live musical performance by Ray Smith y Swing Sabroso, featuring their distinctive Salsa Dura style of music.  Register online, in person, or call 609-597-3381.

9/20, 27, and 10/4, 10:00am, Mondays

Mother Goose Time

Rhythm, rhyme, music and movement for babies up to 18 months with caregiver.  Register online, in person, or call 609-597-3381.

9/21 & 28, also 10/5, 12, 19, and 26 10:00am, Tuesdays

Preschool Story Time

Ages 3-5. This is a six-week series.  Register online, in person, or call 609-597-3381.

9/21, 1:30pm, Tuesday

Internet Basics

Learn to navigate the Internet. Students need mouse skills.  Registration begins two weeks before class date.

 

9/23, 1:30pm, Thursday

Beyond the Basics

Learn advanced Internet searching techniques. Students need mouse and Internet skills.  Registration begins two weeks before class date.

 

9/24, 1:00 – 2:30pm, Friday

Creative Writing Group

Share your love of writing and exchange ideas and information.  You may also bring in a sample of your work with some copies for others.  Register online, in person, or call 609-597-3381.

9/25, 2:00 – 4:00pm, Saturday

Family Movie:  Ponyo

A young boy named Sosuke rescues a goldfish named Ponyo, and they embark on a fantastic journey together. Rated G.

No registration necessary.

9/27, 10:30am, Monday

Beyond the Basics

Learn advanced Internet searching techniques. Students need mouse and Internet skills. Registration begins two weeks before class date.

9/27, 11:00am – 1:00pm, Monday

Journey to Wellness

The Journey to Wellness program provides support to those who are experiencing mental health and/or substance abuse concerns.  Free. 

9/27, 7:00-8:30pm, Monday

Preparing to Publish:  Writers’Support Group

Participants provide supportive feedback to those who are on the verge of getting their work published.

9/29, 10:30am, Wednesday

Microsoft Excel 2007 Basics

Learn the basics of the Excel spreadsheet program. Students need mouse skills and knowledge of Microsoft Windows. Registration begins two weeks before class date.

9/29, 12:00 – 9:00pm, Wednesday

Ham Radio Day

The Old Barney Amateur Radio Club will have a display and radio station set up to encourage interest in this increasingly popular hobby. Learn how you can communicate with others around the globe, with astronauts on space missions, or assist with emergency communications within your area. There is no age limit in becoming a ham radio operator.

9/30, 9:00am – 1:00pm, Thursday

Friends of the Stafford Library Book Sale

Come visit our book sales the last Thursday of every month for Great books, Great prices, Great reading!

9/30, 2:00 – 5:00pm, Thursday

Mobile Mammography Van

The van will be in the parking lot.

9/30, 7:00 – 8:30pm, Thursday

Teen Writing Group

Are you a teen writer? Are you looking for a comfortable, creative and fun environment where you can share your work with other writers? If so, join us for our first meeting and help get the group started. Grades 7–12.  .  Register online, in person, or call 609-597-3381.

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