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Events By Category: For Kids


Crafty Saturday Make & Take
Saturday, October 21 - 9 am - 3 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Use your imagination to create something wonderful with fun supplies provided by the library! For all ages.

Sensory Story Time
Saturday, October 21 - 1:30 - 2:30 pm
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Join us for an inclusive story time designed to bring youngsters of all ages and abilities to the library. Hear a story, sing songs and make a craft. Please register for this program by calling 410-632-3495. Siblings, families and caretakers are all welcome.

Mini Pumpkin Decorating
Monday, October 23 - Wednesday, November 1 - any time
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Decorate a mini pumpkin to take home with you! The library will supply all materials. For children of all ages.

Halloween Costume Swap
Monday, October 23 - 3 -6 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Has your child outgrown their Halloween costume but it still looks brand new? Drop off costumes and accessories at the library from October 9 - 20 for a community costume swap. When you drop off an item you will receive a token to redeem at the event on October 23.

Young and Restless “Our Community”
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 10:30 AM
Location: Berlin Branch
Learn about the people and places in our community. For 3 to 7 year old children.

Tot Time
Tuesday, October 24 - 2:00 pm
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Active free play program to get toddlers up and moving. This program helps support the 60 minutes of play each day initiative! For children ages 1-3

Family Night! Board Games
Tuesday, October 24 - 4:30-6:30
Location: Ocean City Branch
Come enjoy books, crafts, and games for the whole family! Snacks and drinks provided.

Story Time “Parades”
Wednesday, October 25 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
For 2 to 5 year old children.

Haunted Library at Ocean City
Thursday & Friday, October 26th & 27th - 4-7pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Our third annual Haunted Library featuring our fearful labyrinth will be held on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, October 26-28th. On Thursday and Friday, the 26th and 27th, come anytime between 4 & 7 pm to experience the thrills and chills of our transformed meeting room. Saturday the 28th, the maze will be open during our Halloween party from 11-3. The first 30 survivors escape with a free book.

Play Time
Thursday, October 26 - 10:30 am
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Make new friends and learn new skills while playing with our great educational toys!
For infant to 5 year old children.

Story Time “On the Farm”
Thursday, October 26 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
For 2 to 5 year old children.

Science Exploratorium: Chemistry
Thursday, October 26 - 4:00 PM
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Hands on experiments to learn a variety of science concepts. For ages 8 & older

Family Night “At The Movies”
Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
Join us for an evening at the movies.

Crafty Saturday Make & Take
Saturday, October 28 - 9 am - 3 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Use your imagination to create something wonderful with fun supplies provided by the library! For all ages.

OC Halloween Party!
Saturday, October 28 - 11 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
Come in costume and trick-or-treat around the library. We will have games, snacks, crafts, and our haunted maze will still be up and running! All ages are welcome.

International Games Week Kickoff
Monday, October 30, 2017 - 4:00 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
International Games Week is an annual celebration of games, play, libraries and learning that anyone can join, and costs absolutely nothing to play! Gamers young and old are welcome to join us for a variety of board games.

Story Time “Pumpkins”
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 10:30 AM
Location: Berlin Branch
For 2 to 5 year old children.

Story Time “Pumpkins”
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 10:30 AM
Location: Berlin Branch
For 2 to 5 year old children.

Halloween Storytime & Parade
Tuesday, October 31 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Join us for a spooky story time and a parade around the library to celebrate Halloween!

Celebrate Halloween
Tuesday, October 31 - 10:30 AM & 3:30 PM
Location: Pocomoke Branch
10:30 AM: Crafts, snacks and activities for infants and children up to age 5.
3:30 PM: Drop in the library before you go trick or treating for crafts and candy!

STEM FEST: “Food Experiments”
Tuesday, October 31 - 4:30 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Join us for a special Maryland STEM Festival Event where we will perform some fun science experiments with food! For all ages.

STEM FEST: Harry Potter STEM Party
Tuesday, October 31 - 4:00 - 5:00 pm
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Explore science in the Harry Potter universe! Come in costume for a chance to win a door prize! For children ages 8 and up.

Make & Take Cart “Bow Ties or Hair Bows”
All through November
Location: Ocean City Branch
Our Make & Take Cart will feature supplies to make hair bows and bow ties! Cart located in the teen area.

STEM FEST: “Crazy Science Lab”
Wednesday, November 1 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
Experiment with us! For 3 to 7 year old children.

International Game Week Celebration
Wednesday, November 1 - 11 am- 5 pm
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Celebrate International Game Week with family friendly board games! Fun for the whole family!

STEM FEST: Pumpkin Seed Counting
Wednesday, November 1 - 3:30 pm
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Do big pumpkins have more seeds than small ones? We will open up different sized pumpkins and count the seeds.
For children ages 5 and up.

STEM Story Time “Hibernation”
Thursday, November 2 - 10:30 am
Location: Snow Hill Branch
For 2 to 5 year old children.

Play Time
Thursday, November 2 - 10:30 AM
Location: Ocean Pines
Make new friends and learn new skills while playing with our great educational toys! For infant to 5 year old children.

STEM FEST: Gardening Lab
Friday, November 3 - 3:30 pm
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Get dirt under your nails with fun hands-on projects.
For children 8 years old & up.

Crafty Saturday Make & Take
Saturday, November 4 - 9 am - 3 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Use your imagination to create something wonderful with fun supplies provided by the library! For all ages.

STEM FEST: Star Party
Saturday, November 4 - 1:30 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Come enjoy a celebration of the galaxy!

STEM FEST: Star Gazing @ the Library
Saturday, November 4 - 7 pm
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Come to the Pocomoke Branch for an evening of star gazing with NASA/Wallops and the Delmarva Space Sciences Foundation.
Fun for the whole family!

Lap Time
Monday, November 6 - 10:30 am
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Children will be introduced to songs, games, and finger plays. For children under 2 years old.

“STEM FEST”
Monday, November 6 - 3:45 pm
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Juggle with Cascading Carlos; attempt the Library’s Wind Tunnel Challenge; milk a pretend cow and learn how to make butter with Cindy, 4-H Agent University of Maryland Extension 4-H Worcester County; experiment with Nanotechnology and try LEGO WeDo Robotics with Lisa, 4-H STEM Agent University of Maryland Extension 4-H Worcester County. For children 6 years old and up.


Story Time “Music”
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 10:30 AM
Location: Berlin Branch
For 2 to 5 year old children.

STEM FEST: “Crazy Science Lab”
Tuesday, November 7 - 10:30 am
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Experiment with us! For 3 to 7 year old children.

Soothing Stories “Owl Babies”
Tuesday, November 7 - 4:30 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
All children of all abilities are welcome to our Soothing Stories program every other Tuesday night. We will provide a calming story, along with playtime using our sensory toys and activities. Get some great calming techniques to use at home as well! Owl Babies teaches bravery and overcoming parent separation.

3D Printer Demonstration Day
Wednesday, November 8 - all day
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Come see what you can make on a 3D printer! We will have projects in process on the printer all day long and staff will be available to answer questions.

STEM Story Time “Farms”
Wednesday, November 8 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
For 2 to 5 year old children

STEM FEST “Crazy Science Lab”
Thursday, November 9 - 10:30 am
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Experiment with us! For 3 to 7 year old children.

STEM FEST: “Storytime with Magnets”
Thursday, November 9 - 10 :30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
How do magnets work? Let’s find out with some fun experiments! For 2 to 5 year old children.

Crafty Saturday Make & Take
Saturday, November 11 - 9 am - 3 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Use your imagination to create something wonderful with fun supplies provided by the library! For all ages.

Take Things Apart Day
Saturday, November 11, 2017 - 10:00 AM
Location: Berlin Branch
Take objects such as VCRs, telephones and clocks apart to learn how they operate. A perfect STEAM activity for kids 8 and up!

STEM Fest Story Time “Slime”
Saturday, November 11 - 11 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Slime is icky, gooey and tons of fun to play with! For 6-12 year old children.

STEM FEST 4H Program “Making Butter”
Saturday, November 11 - 1:30 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Come milk a pretend cow and learn how to make butter with Cindy, 4-H Agent, University of Maryland Extension Office 4-H Worcester County.

Play Time
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 10:30 AM
Location: Berlin Branch
For infant to 5 year old children.

Story Time “Tons of Turkeys”
Tuesday, November 14 - 10:30 am
Location: Pocomoke Branch
For 2 to 5 year old children.

STEM Family Night: Agriculture
Tuesday, November 14 - 4:30 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Come enjoy STEM books, crafts, and activities! Snacks and drinks provided.

Play Time
Wednesday, November 15 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
Make new friends and learn new skills while playing with our great educational toys! For infant to 5 year old children.

Story Time “Thanksgiving”
Thursday, November 16 - 10:30 am
Location: Snow Hill Branch
For 2 to 5 year old children.

“Crazy Science Lab”
Thursday, November 16 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Experiment with us! For 3 to 7 year old children.

Family Retro Movie Night- “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade”
Friday, November 17 - 7 pm
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Light refreshments will be served.

Crafty Saturday Make & Take
Saturday, November 18 - 9 am - 3 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Use your imagination to create something wonderful with fun supplies provided by the library! For all ages.

Sensory Story Time
Saturday, November 18 - 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Join us for an inclusive story time designed to bring youngsters of all ages and abilities to the library. Hear a story, sing songs and make a craft. Please register for this program by calling 410-632-3495. Siblings, families and caretakers are all welcome.

Lap Time
Monday, November 20 - 10:30 am
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Children will be introduced to songs, games, and finger plays. For children under 2 years old.

Story Time “Giving Thanks”
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 10:30 AM
Location: Berlin Branch
For 2 to 5 year old children.

Play Time
Tuesday, November 21 - 10:30 am
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Make new friends and learn new skills while playing with our great educational toys!
For infant to 5 year old children.

Soothing Stories “Our Farm”
Tuesday, November 21 - 4:30 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
All children of all abilities are welcome to our Soothing Stories program every other Tuesday night. We will provide a calming story, along with playtime using our sensory toys and activities. Our Farm will teach compassion and patience.

Story Time “Pizza”
Wednesday, November 22 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
For 2 to 5 year old children.

Young and Restless “Crazy Science Lab”
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 10:30 AM
Location: Berlin Branch
Experiment with us! Science, Art and Fun! For 3 to 7 year old children.

Tot Time: Active Play for Active Toddlers
Tuesday, November 28 - 10:30 am
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Active free play program to get toddlers up and moving. This program helps support the
60 minutes of play each day initiative. For 1 to 3 year old children.

Family Night! “Special Deliveries”
Tuesday, November 28 - 4:30-6:30 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Letters have been a way of communicating and expressing gratitude towards each other. Come writer a letter to a solider or to someone else you care about. We will decorate our letters and get them sent overseas to be read by real soldiers! Refreshments will be provided.

Story Time “Cooking”
Wednesday, November 29 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
For 2 to 5 year old children.

Story Time “Dogs”
Thursday, November 30 - 10:30 am
Location: Snow Hill Branch
For 2 to 5 year old children.

Story Time “My Favorite Story is—”
Thursday, November 30 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
For 2 to 5 year old children.

Family Night “Holiday Centerpieces”
Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
Make a centerpiece for your holiday table. Fun for the whole family.

Laptime
Friday, December 1, 2017 - 10:30 am
Location: Berlin Branch
For infants and toddlers up to age 2 and their caregivers.

Story Time “It’s C-o-l-d Outside!”
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 10:30 AM
Location: Berlin Branch
For 2 to 5 year old children.

Lap Time
Friday, December 8, 2017 - 10:30 AM
Location: Berlin Branch
For infants and toddlers up to age 2 and their caregivers.

Play Time
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 10:30 AM
Location: Berlin Branch
Make new friends and learn new skills while playing with our great educational toys!
For infant to 5 year old children.


Lap Time
Friday, December 15, 2017 - 10:30 AM
Location: Berlin Branch
For infants and toddlers up to age 2 and their caregivers.


Story Time “Happy Holidays”
Tuesday, December 19, 2017 - 10:30 AM
Location: Berlin Branch
For 2 to 5 year old children.

Lap Time
Friday, December 22, 2017 - 10:30 AM
Location: Berlin Branch
For infants and toddlers up to age 2 and their caregivers.

Young and Restless
Tuesday, December 26, 2017 - 10:30 AM
Location: Berlin Branch
Science, Art and Fun! For 3 to 7 year old children.

Family Night “Lego Fidget Spinners”
Thursday, December 28, 2017 - 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
Fun for the whole family. Teens welcome!

Lap Time
Friday, December 29, 2017 - 10:30 AM
Location: Berlin Branch
For infants and toddlers up to age 2 and their caregivers.

Story Time “Winter Wonderland”
Tuesday, January 2, 2018 - 10:30 AM
Location: Berlin Branch
For 2 to 5 year old children.

Play Time
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 10:30 AM
Location: Berlin Branch
Make new friends and learn new skills while playing with our great educational toys!
For infant to 5 year old children.


Story Time “Mittens”
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 10:30 AM
Location: Berlin Branch
For 2 to 5 year old children.

Girls Who Code - Orientation
January 16, 2017 - 4:00 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
Calling all girls who code! If you are a coder or a girl who has curiosity about coding, come join us for our “Girls Who Code” orientation. This is an informal Q and A-based meeting and an opportunity to be the first to get your name on the sign up list for our weekly program to start March 2nd. For girls in 6th through 12th grade.

Girls Who Code - Orientation
Friday, January 19, 2017 - 4:00 pm
Location: Berlin Branch
Calling all girls who code! If you are a coder or a girl who has curiosity about coding, come join us for our “Girls Who Code” orientation. This is an informal Q and A-based meeting and an opportunity to be the first to get your name on the sign up list for our weekly program to start March 2nd. For girls in 6th through 12th grade.


Young and Restless
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 10:30 AM
Location: Berlin Branch
Science, Art and Fun! For 3 to 7 year old children.

Family Night “Winter Olympics Fever”
Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
Join us for Coke Floats and make your own Olympic award buttons to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the first Winter Games of the modern Olympics and to prepare for the Games this year! Teens welcome!

Story Time “Silly Stories”
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 10:30 AM
Location: Berlin Branch
For 2 to 5 year old children.

Story Time “Love”
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 10:30 AM
Location: Berlin Branch
For 2 to 5 year old children.

Play Time
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 10:30 AM
Location: Berlin Branch
Make new friends and learn new skills while playing with our great educational toys!
For infant to 5 year old children.


Story Time “Dental Health Month”
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 10:30 AM
Location: Berlin Branch
For 2 to 5 year old children.

Family Night “Library Lover’s Month”
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
Your library is full of surprises, so check it out! Stop by for pizza and sodas as we show our appreciation to all our patrons and customers! Sponsored by the Friends of the Berlin Library.

Worcester County Fair Day
Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 10:00 AM
Location: Berlin Branch
The Worcester County Fair is coming up! Join us as Fair Board member Cindy Morris presents information about volunteering, or creating an exhibit. Get started by making a craft to enter in this summer’s event. For the whole family!

Young and Restless
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 10:30 AM
Location: Berlin Branch
Science, Art and Fun! For 3 to 7 year old children.