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Young Adult Book Club

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February 5
February 19
March 5
March 19
April 2
April 16
April 30
May 14
May 28

3pm
Grades 6 & up

FREE BOOKS & SNACKS!!

Posted: May 28, 2019, 12:00 am

Posted: May 28, 2019, 12:00 am

Connect @ your Library

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Tired of Not Finding the Programs and Books That Interest You at Your Public Library?

Looking for a Peer Leadership Opportunity?

Join Connect @ Ocean City Free Public Library

January 30
February 27
March 27
May 29

6pm

Grades 9-12


For more information and to sign-up email:

sara@oceancitylibrary.org

Posted: May 29, 2019, 12:00 am

Dungeons & Dragons

May 2
May 9
May 16
May 23
May 30

6pm 
Grades 6 and up

Beginners and experienced players are welcome!!


sara@oceancitylibrary.org
(609) 399-2434 x. 5235

Posted: May 30, 2019, 12:00 am

Manga/Anime Book Club

January 31

February 14

February 28

March 14

March 28

April 11

May 2

May 16

May 30

June 13

3pm
Grades 6-12

Free Books & Snacks!!

Posted: May 30, 2019, 12:00 am

2019: Northwest Journey - The Corps of Discovery (1803-1806)
2020: Southwest Journeys - Trail of Tears (1812-1839) & Santa Fe Trail (1821-1880)
2021: West Coast Journeys - Oregon, California & Mormon Trails (1836-1869)

NORTHWEST JOURNEY – THE CORPS OF DISCOVERY
In the first of a trilogy series called 'Westward Journeys' to be presented over the next three summers, presenter, Sandi Phillips, will take us adventuring on the westward path of Lewis and Clark.  Join the Corps of Discovery in 1803 to learn about the geology, the history, and the cultures in the areas through which Captains Meriwether Lewis and William Clark with their band of adventurers traveled on the search for a pathway to the Pacific.  Meet the corpsmen, the interpreters, the hunters, and the native peoples who shared in this great adventure and changed the future of the American northwest.
 
These classes are free and open to the public. Registration is required.

5 Thursday evenings
May 30, June 6, 13, 20 & 27, 2019
6pm-7:30pm
Chris Maloney Lecture Hall, Ocean City Free Public Library
1735 Simpson Avenue, Ocean City, NJ

*To register, please contact Julie at 609-399-2434 ext. 5222 or email jhoward@oceancitylibrary.org.

Instructor Sandi Phillips is a geophysicist with 25 years of experience working on projects in North and South America, Europe, Asia, and Africa.  She met her partner, Rocky Romero, while working in Africa and in 2002 they took early retirement and developed a multi-year plan to SEE, DO and LEARN about other places and other cultures.  Since then they have lived in six countries on four continents. In 2013 they bought a cottage in Texas as their home base while continuing their vagabond lifestyle.  During the winter semester they teach at the University of Texas (Austin) Osher Lifelong Learning Institute and at Senior University, Georgetown (Texas), sharing their love of geology, history, and archeology. 

Posted: May 30, 2019, 12:00 am

Posted: June 2, 2019, 12:00 am

Bridge I: June 3- July 22
(For Beginning Players) 1-3pm
 
Sign-Up’s Begin: May 6
 
Bridge I
An eight-week course for new and beginning players. Learn to play the exciting and fascinating game of Contract Bridge, which combines skill, chance, social interaction, adventure and mental fitness.  The course will focus on the Standard American bridge system and cover all aspects of bidding, scoring, card playing, popular conventions and bridge etiquette, appropriate for all new and beginning players.
 
Posted: June 3, 2019, 12:00 am

Posted: June 3, 2019, 12:00 am

Over a twenty-five year career at his family's 43,000-employee, century-old business, Day & Zimmermann, Bill has held a number of leadership and executive roles, including managing a $350 million P&L, launching multiple enterprise-wide transformation initiatives, and representing the company locally, nationally and internationally. As a third-generation owner, he has a rare and personal view of the complex human dynamics behind large multi-generation family businesses. He has also worked in the management consulting industry and assisted multiple start-up ventures.

 

Bill speaks and writes regularly about leadership, relationships, and family business using his proprietary, data-driven methodology, Familytics®. He recently published Our Way, a biography on his father and his family, which The Philadelphia Inquirer calls, “a transgenerational saga...drama and loss alongside triumph and growth...an argument that it’s possible to succeed at work and family, with all the stress.” Our Way won the Gold Award from the Nonfiction Authors Association. Bill has published business and literary articles and blogs, and produced an award-winning feature film about human relationships. He has a second non-fiction book project underway. He teaches classes at Wharton on family business and in high school on non-fiction writing.

Bill chairs the board of The Haverford School, one of the largest independent schools in the United States, and he sits on the advisory boards of Select Greater Philadelphia, Military Veteran Partners, and Quake Media. He has previously chaired the American Staffing Association, which supports the $150 billion US staffing industry, as well as served on the boards of Council for Relationships and Defense Support Services, LLC. He invests in and advises digital, technology and entertainment ventures. Bill holds a BA from Duke and an MBA from Wharton. He enjoys playing guitar, songwriting, cooking and fishing.

He and his family live outside Philadelphia.

 

Posted: June 5, 2019, 12:00 am

Posted: June 6, 2019, 12:00 am

No Movie This Week

Posted: June 8, 2019, 12:00 am

Posted: June 9, 2019, 12:00 am

CLASS IS FULL MAY 14th and 15th

Posted: June 11, 2019, 12:00 am

Make Your Own Decoupage!


Wednesday, June 12
6-8pm
Room N111

In this class, we will be using local shells and applying a print using Mod Podge. Each student will have the opportunity to decorate two clam shells and one whelk shell. 

This program is free to attend and is for adults only.♦
**Sign-ups required! Seats are limited.**

Instructor Maura Mcconnell-Sands was born in Ireland and moved to Ocean City in 2010.  She has always loved finding and collecting sea shells.  Beautiful shells, sea glass and driftwood wash up on local beaches daily and finding these has ignited her creativity.  When she displays her work at  craft shows, she is so thrilled by people’s reactions.  It encourages creativity in both adults and children, bringing up happy beach memories for everyone. 
 
Ocean City Free Public Library♦1735 Simpson Avenue♦Ocean City, NJ 08226♦www.oceancitylibrary.org

Please contact Julie Howard at 609-399-2434 x5222 or email jhoward@oceancitylibrary.org to reserve your seat.

Posted: June 12, 2019, 12:00 am

Manga/Anime Book Club

January 31

February 14

February 28

March 14

March 28

April 11

May 2

May 16

May 30

June 13

3pm
Grades 6-12

Free Books & Snacks!!

Posted: June 13, 2019, 12:00 am

Posted: June 17, 2019, 12:00 am

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Posted: June 19, 2019, 12:00 am

Posted: June 19, 2019, 12:00 am

Captain Marvel

Carol Danvers becomes one of the universe's most powerful heroes when Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races.

Starring: Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Annette Bening, Ben Mendelsohn, Jude Law

Rated PG-13

Posted: June 22, 2019, 12:00 am

Captain Marvel (subject to change)

Carol Danvers becomes one of the universe's most powerful heroes when Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races.

Starring Brie Larson and Samuel L. Jackson

PG-13

Posted: June 22, 2019, 12:00 am

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Posted: June 26, 2019, 12:00 am

2018 - Future Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg launches her career fighting for gender equality by proving discrimination “on the basis of sex” is unconstitutional.  (120 minutes)

Posted: July 10, 2019, 12:00 am

Posted: July 12, 2019, 12:00 am

 

Bridge II: July 29-September 23
1-3pm
 
Sign-Up’s Begin: Thursday, June 27
 
Bridge II
An eight-week course for beginning players who want to advance to the next level. Beginning players will receive instruction in advanced, competitive bidding techniques as well popular bridge conventions. Each class will also include a period of supervised play. 
 
Posted: July 29, 2019, 12:00 am

2018 - A white bouncer bonds with a black musician while chauffeuring him around the Jim Crow South. (130 Minutes)

Posted: August 14, 2019, 12:00 am

Posted: August 21, 2019, 12:00 am

A chronicle of Vincent van Gogh’s time in France when he resided in Arles and Auver-sur-Oise.  (110 minutes)

Posted: September 3, 2019, 12:00 am

Posted: September 9, 2019, 12:00 am

Posted: September 10, 2019, 12:00 am

Posted: September 10, 2019, 12:00 am

2007 - An Afghani man in America returns to his homeland to help the son of a friend.  (127 minutes)

Posted: October 8, 2019, 12:00 am

Posted: October 22, 2019, 12:00 am

Posted: November 9, 2019, 12:00 am

No Movie This Week

Posted: November 9, 2019, 12:00 am

Posted: November 12, 2019, 12:00 am

2009 - Former violin prodigy Nathaniel Ayres has bouts with schizophrenia that landed him on the streets after two years of schooling at Julliard.  The more that journalist Steve Lopez learns about Ayres, the more he longs to help him.  (117 minutes)

Posted: November 12, 2019, 12:00 am

Posted: November 12, 2019, 12:00 am

Posted: December 10, 2019, 12:00 am

2004 - An epic love story centered around an older man who reads aloud to an older invalid woman whom he regularly visits. Though her memory has faded, his words give her the chance to relive her turbulent youth and the unforgettable love they shared.  (123 minutes)

Posted: December 10, 2019, 12:00 am