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No Fines For “Overdue” Thanks To Ocean County’s Librarians
Today, April 4th, is National School Librarian Day! What a great way to recognize the hard work and dedication of these often unsung heroes. Things have changed a lot since I was in school, and today's librarians do so much more than just help decipher the Dewey Decimal System and check ou…
Getting Jersey Shore Kids To Read More [AUDIO]
Every Parent hopes their children are good readers, but like some parents some kids just don't like to read. I must admit I wish I was more of a reader. When I say that .... I mean, I wish I read more books/novels. I do read a lot everyday, but it's fragmented with newspaper, internet, mag…
Getting Young Children To Read [AUDIO]
Liza Baker, Vice President and Editorial Director of Scholastic Books, Joined Shawn & Sue to talk about "young" readers and how to motivate and engage kids with books. As Sue mentioned her 9 year old Abby hasn't been bitten by the "reading bug" ... so…
Disney Comes To Toms River [AUDIO]
Disney Legend Marty Sklar wants to give back to fans and answer these burning questions. When Marty was president of Walt Disney Imagineering, he created a list of principles and ideals for the team, aptly named Mickey's Ten Commandments. Usi...
Author Amy Stewart Is Coming To Toms River
 
New York Times best-selling author Amy Stewart is coming to the Ocean County Library. Ms. Stewart will visit the Toms River branch, 101 Washington St., with a reading and book signing 7 pm on Thursday, September 10th
Amy Stewart introduces people to one of America’s first female deputy sheriffs in h…
Henry Hodges Needs a Friend
From the author of "The Kid Who Changed the World" this hilarious rhyming story, complete with charming art, offers comfort to children who often feel left out or are in need of a good friend
 
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