Program at Jackson Library: “Accepted: Getting Into Your First Choice School”

October 5, 2009

JACKSON– Ambitious high school students, and their parents, will want to carefully plan a strategy for gaining admission to selective colleges and universities and getting up-to-date information will help. Come to the Jackson Branch of the Ocean County Library for Accepted: Getting Into Your First Choice School, on Thursday, November 12th at 7:00pm. The workshop is designed to show students and parents what college admissions officers expect from applicants’ high school experiences. Topics covered include a variety of admissions policies and the key factors used by admissions officers when deciding which students to accept. This program is presented by Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions.

This program is free and open to the public. Registration for the program begins Oct. 12. Please register in-person, by phone 732-928-4400, or online at http://www.theoceancountylibrary.org.


Self Defense for Women and Girls – Don’t Be a Target!

September 23, 2009

JacksonOn Saturday, October 10th, 10:00am-12:00pm, Jackson Library is offering a valuable program for girls 12 years and older who want to learn to protect themselves from street attacks and personal assaults using leverage techniques for self-defense. Daughter and mother pairs are welcome too. College-bound teen girls should take advantage of this opportunity to prepare for personal safety.  This two-hour class will be taught by renowned black belt instructor Walter Miller. Class size is limited.

This program is free and open to the public. Please register in-person, by phone 732-928-4400, or online at http://www.theoceancountylibrary.org.