Libraries Chair 2022-2023:  Dianne Pleyn
Each November, the club holds a miniature flower exhibit—under 5 inches—at the Surf City branch of the Ocean County Library.  In addition to this annual  display, each month club members  provide fresh or dried flower arrangements for the Surf City library and the Beach Haven library. ​If you’d like to participate in this committee , please contact the Libraries chair.

Library Arrangement of the Month 


Photos: Dianne Pleyn   (Click on image to enlarge)


Tempests in a Tea Cup November 2022

Graphic Design by Tracey Cameron/ Photos by Jeannette Michelson

The Libraries committee  presented  an impressive  display of  dried floral designs in”Tempests in a Tea Cup”  from the talented members of the Garden Club of LBI.  The teacup  arrangements  used creative floral designs that featured  dried wildflowers found on, and around, Long Beach Island.  This display  of 28 tea cup  arrangements  is not to be missed.  The  display of”Tempests in a Tea Cup ,” staged by Dianne Pleyn, Libraries Committee chair and Jeannette Michelson, Photography,  can be seen at the Ocean County Library in Surf City through November 30th.  The Libraries Committee would like to thank the following members for their contributions to this display: Jean Archer, Debbies Ayres, Judy Bouton, Helen Comba, Julie Eller, Betty Frey, Nancy Kunz, Lois Mullens, Karen Martinez, Helene Palestri, Norma Parfitt, Dottie Reynolds, Jeanne Sivori, Cathy Sutton and Marilyn Upton   Click on any image to enlarge.

Garden Club Receives Recognition January 2023

Friends of the Island Library

The Friends of the Island Library is a volunteer group that helps preserve, strengthen and support our library. The work of the group includes presenting author talks, free films, book sales, learning activities for children and adults and much more.

The president of the Friends of the Island Library, Anne Barkey, announced the club’s donation and said a Garden Club logo would be on display in the library as a token of appreciation.

The Garden Club is committed to supporting committed to supporting community resources that enhance and protect life on LBI.