How to Make the Most of a 3 Day Weekend

Wondering what to do with yourself on that upcoming 3 day weekend? It’s time for a mini vacation! Long weekend getaways are a great way to have a bit of an escape without putting a big dent in your budget. Whether you’re looking for a romantic getaway or a family vacation, New Jersey offers couples … Read More

How to Plan a Day Trip to NYC

You’re planning a day trip to NYC, and you’re overwhelmed. It’s no wonder! There are so many things to see and do in New York City that you couldn’t possibly get it all done in one day (or even a year!). But with the right plan, a day in New York can be full of … Read More

Family Reunion Ideas

The long, sunny days of summer can inspire outdoor barbeques, trips to the beach and creative ways to keep cool. It’s also a great time to plan a family gathering, reunion or special event enjoying the quality time spent creating memories that last a lifetime. If you’re looking for family reunion ideas, we’ve got plenty … Read More

Ideas for Multi Generational Activities

Planning multi generational activities can be stressful. But luckily, the experiences and laughs shared during a family vacation or outing usually far outweigh the headaches that go into the process. From great hikes in NJ to family picnic ideas and more, getting everyone involved from the start can really make a difference. If you’re looking … Read More

Italian Food at the Jersey Shore

Everyone knows that the East Coast is the BEST coast for Italian food, and truly, who doesn’t love a great pasta, seafood or Italian-style dish? You don’t need to be from Italy to love the flavor of Italian cooking. Lucky for us, the Jersey Shore is one of the best destinations besides the city of … Read More

The Best Restaurants in Ocean County NJ

When you think of Ocean County, NJ, you probably think of the beach first and foremost, but what should immediately come to mind are the great options for dining out! You can always find something delicious to satisfy even the most demanding appetites while you’re hitting the beaches, shopping or just exploring the area. The … Read More

Retirement Activities for 55+ to Enjoy

Welcome to retirement! Finally, after all your years of service to a job, you’re now one of the “retired people!” Of course, that doesn’t have to mean sitting around watching bad television reruns all day. Nowadays, there are plenty of 55+activities to be enjoyed. This is not your grandfather’s retirement era, so if you hate … Read More

Things to Do in NJ in Spring

In New Jersey, spring is the perfect time of year to get out and enjoy the sunshine and maybe even some of the milder weather. And luckily, here in the garden state, there is no shortage of ways to enjoy the season! There is so much to see and do in New Jersey during spring … Read More

The Friends of the Jackson Library is in the midst of its 2016 Membership Drive

The Friends is a group of devoted volunteers which raises money to underwrite children’s, family, and adult programs, lectures, movies and activities. The Friends allows the library to purchase discretionary items that beautify, enhance and expand the library experience but are beyond the scope of the library’s budget. Did you know that, with a Jackson residency and library card, … Read More