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Events By Category: For Kids


Music and Movement
Tuesday, May 23 - 10:30 am
Location: Pocomoke Branch
For 2 to 5 year old children.

Crafty Saturday Make & Take “Gardening”
Saturday, April 29 - All Day
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Make some flowering creations with our craft supplies! For all ages.

MAke & Take Cart
All through May
Location: Ocean City Branch
Our Make and Take cart will feature supplies to decorate your own Race Car! One per person please, located in the teen area.

Tot Time: Active Play for Active Toddlers
Tuesday, May 2 - 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 children 18 months to 3 years old.

Family Night! “My Name Flower Garden”
Tuesday, May 2 - 5-6:30 PM
Location: Ocean City Branch
Come anytime between 5 and 6:30 to spend time as a family at the library. For May we will make a My Name Flower Garden! All supplies included as well as refreshments. Best for children 3 and up but all are welcome.

Story Time “5 Little Monkeys”
Wednesday, May 3 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
For 2 to 5 year old children.

Story Time “Exploring Our World”
Thursday, May 4 - 10:30 am
Location: Snow Hill Branch
For 2 to 5 year old children.

Play Time
Thursday, May 4 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Make new friends and learn new skills while playing with our great educational toys! For infant to 5 year old children.

Gardening Lab “Edible Plants”
Friday, May 5 - 3:30 pm
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Get dirt under your nails with fun hands-on projects. For children 8 years old and up.

Crafty Saturday Make & Take “Mother’s Day”
Saturday, May 6 - All Day
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Come in and make a card or gift for your mom. For all ages.

STEAM PM “Plants and Insects”
Monday, May 8 - 3:45 pm
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Explore local plants and helpful and pesky insects with the Lower Shore Land Trust. Science, Art and Fun for children 6 years old and up.

Playtime
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 10:30 AM
Location: Berlin Branch
Make new friends and learn new skills while playing with our great educational toys! For infant to five year old children.

Wee Readers “Down on the Farm”
Tuesday, May 9 - 10:30 am
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Stories, songs and activities! For infants to 2 year old children.

Lap Time
Tuesday, May 9 - 1:30 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Children will be introduced to songs, games, and finger plays. For children under 2 years old.

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

Story Time “Opposites”
Thursday, May 11 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
For 2 to 5 year old children.

Crafty Saturday Make & Take
Saturday, May 13 - All Day
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Come in and show us how crafty you can be with our supplies! The cart will be located in the children's area all day.

Family Game Day
Saturday, May 13 - 11 am
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Come play family-friendly board games, giant-sized! Fun for all ages.

Robotics
Saturday, May 13 - 1 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Explore, design, build, and program your very own robot. For ages 7 and over.

Lap Time
Monday, May 15 - 10:30 am
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Children will be introduced to songs, games, and finger plays. For children under 2 years old.

Curiosity Club “Astronomy”
Monday, May 15, 2017 - 4:00 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
Explore all aspects of STEAM in our monthly after school club! Be ready for fun experiments, crafts, and other hands-on experiences. This month we’ll be learning about astronomy. For 9 to 13 year olds.

Story Time “Music”
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 10:30 AM
Location: Berlin Branch
For 2 to 5 year old children.

Play Time
Tuesday, May 16 - 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.

Lap Time
Tuesday, May 16 - 1:30 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Children will be introduced to songs, games, and finger plays. For children under 2 years old.

Play Time
Wednesday, May 17 - 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 “Chickens”
Thursday, May 18 - 10:30 am
Location: Snow Hill Branch
For 2 to 5 year old children.

“Creepy Crawlies”
Thursday, May 18 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Science and Art activities with Spiders and Bugs. For 3 to 7 year old children.

Natural Science Exploratorium UPDATED LOCATION: Pocomoke Cypress Park
Friday, May 19 - 3:30 pm
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Join us for a nature hunt! Space is limited and children must be accompanied by an adult. For further details
and to register for the program please call the Pocomoke Branch at 410-957-0878. For children 8 years old and up.

Crafty Saturday Make & Take
Saturday, May 20 - All Day
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Come in and show us how crafty you can be with our supplies! The cart will be located in the children's area all day.

Young and Restless “Creepy Crawlies”
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 2:00 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
Science and art activities with spiders and bugs. For 3 to 7 year old children.

Lap Time
Tuesday, May 23 - 1:30 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Children will be introduced to songs, games, and finger plays. For children under 2 years old.

Story Time “Ocean Animals”
Wednesday, May 24 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
For 2 to 5 year old children.

Play Time
Thursday, May 25 - 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 “My Pal”
Thursday, May 25 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
For 2 to 5 year old children.

End of the Year Hogwarts Party!
Friday and Saturday, May 26 and 27 - All day!
Location: Ocean City Branch
Come celebrate the end of the school year and the beginning of Summer Reading with a party at Hogwarts! We transform the Ocean City Library into Hogwarts Great Hall. We will have crafts, programs, and activities all weekend long, for all ages.

Minecraft “Survival Challenge”
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 3:30 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
Using the popular video game Minecraft, we’ll work together to make awesome stuff.
For 9 to 13 year olds.


Minecraft Challenge “Survival Challenge”
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 3:30 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
Using the popular video game Minecraft, we’ll work together to make awesome stuff.
For 9 to 13 year olds.


Art Studio “String Art”
Friday, May 26 - 3:30 pm
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Learn how to draw, paint and create with professional artist Dale Rohl. For children 8 years old and up.

Crafty Saturday Make & Take
Saturday, May 27 - All Day
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Come in and show us how crafty you can be with our supplies! The cart will be located in the children's area all day.

Build It
Saturday, May 27 - 11 am
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Fun, family friendly, build-it-yourself activities for all ages!

Story Time “Moon and Stars”
Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 10:30 AM
Location: Berlin Branch
For 2 to 5 year old children.

Tot Time: Active Play for Active Toddlers
Tuesday, May 30 - 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 children 18 months to 3 years old.

Story Time “Summer Fun”
Wednesday, May 31 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
For 2 to 5 year old children.

Family Night - Out of This World!
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 4:30 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
Join us for crafts, experiments, and learning about what is out there beyond the Earth! Fun for the whole family!

Family Night - Out of This World!
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 4:30 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
Join us for crafts, experiments, and learning about what is out there beyond the Earth! Fun for the whole family!

Story Time “At The Beach”
Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
For 2 to 5 year old children.

“Sandy Fun”
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 9:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Come hear beach stories and play in the sand with us! We’ll supply “kinetic sand”, which is said to be fun to squish and very mold-able.

“Mad Scientist”
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
Explore the world of science with crazy experiments. For all ages.

Reptile World
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 10:30 am
Location: Berlin Branch
The Reptile World program was designed to give audiences the opportunity to meet an interesting selection of live, large, colorful, and gentle reptiles from all over the world. Audiences enjoy discovering what reptiles are, what makes them different from birds and mammals, and how important they are in our environment. Many of the myths and misconceptions are dispelled, instilling a greater appreciation and understanding of these fascinating reptiles.

Reptile World
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 2 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
The Reptile World program was designed to give audiences the opportunity to meet an interesting selection of live, large, colorful, and gentle reptiles from all over the world. Audiences enjoy discovering what reptiles are, what makes them different from birds and mammals, and how important they are in our environment. Many of the myths and misconceptions are dispelled, instilling a greater appreciation and understanding of these fascinating reptiles.

Reptile World
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
The Reptile World program was designed to give audiences the opportunity to meet an interesting selection of live, large, colorful, and gentle reptiles from all over the world. Audiences enjoy discovering what reptiles are, what makes them different from birds and mammals, and how important they are in our environment. Many of the myths and misconceptions are dispelled, instilling a greater appreciation and understanding of these fascinating reptiles.

Reptile World
Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 10:30 am
Location: Snow Hill Branch
The Reptile World program was designed to give audiences the opportunity to meet an interesting selection of live, large, colorful, and gentle reptiles from all over the world. Audiences enjoy discovering what reptiles are, what makes them different from birds and mammals, and how important they are in our environment. Many of the myths and misconceptions are dispelled, instilling a greater appreciation and understanding of these fascinating reptiles.

Reptile World
Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 2 pm
Location: Pocomoke Branch
The Reptile World program was designed to give audiences the opportunity to meet an interesting selection of live, large, colorful, and gentle reptiles from all over the world. Audiences enjoy discovering what reptiles are, what makes them different from birds and mammals, and how important they are in our environment. Many of the myths and misconceptions are dispelled, instilling a greater appreciation and understanding of these fascinating reptiles.

Mister Don the Music Man
Monday, July 3, 2017 - 10:30 am
Location: Berlin Branch
Through his special passion for children's music, Mister Don has emerged as one of the mid-Atlantic region's best-loved family entertainers and music teachers for young children.

Mister Don the Music Man
Monday, July 3, 2017 - 2 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Through his special passion for children’s music, Mister Don has emerged as one of the mid-Atlantic region's best-loved family entertainers and music teachers for young children.

Mister Don the Music Man
Wednesday, July 5, 2017 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
Through his special passion for children’s music, Mister Don has emerged as one of the mid-Atlantic region's best-loved family entertainers and music teachers for young children.

Mister Don the Music Man
Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 10:30 am
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Through his special passion for children’s music, Mister Don has emerged as one of the mid-Atlantic region's best-loved family entertainers and music teachers for young children.

Mister Don the Music Man
Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 2 pm
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Through his special passion for children’s music, Mister Don has emerged as one of the mid-Atlantic region's best-loved family entertainers and music teachers for young children.

Family Retro Movie Night “The Goonies”
Friday, July 7, 2017 - 7 pm
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Light refreshments served. For all ages.

Harold Wood’s “Circus In A Suitcase”
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 10:30 am
Location: Berlin Branch
What happens when Harold Wood, the ringmaster, introduces each act but none show up? Harold is in a pickle! What will he do? “The show must go on. You must always try to do your very best!” Your students will laugh and learn as Harold transforms himself into each of the circus performers. Children learn that the things that make us different also make us special.

Harold Wood’s “Circus In A Suitcase”
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 2 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
What happens when Harold Wood, the ringmaster, introduces each act but none show up? Harold is in a pickle! What will he do? “The show must go on. You must always try to do your very best!” Your students will laugh and learn as Harold transforms himself into each of the circus performers. Children learn that the things that make us different also make us special.

Harold Wood’s “Circus In A Suitcase”
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
What happens when Harold Wood, the ringmaster, introduces each act but none show up? Harold is in a pickle! What will he do? “The show must go on. You must always try to do your very best!” Your students will laugh and learn as Harold transforms himself into each of the circus performers. Children learn that the things that make us different also make us special.

Harold Wood’s “Circus In A Suitcase”
Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 10:30 am
Location: Snow Hill Branch
What happens when Harold Wood, the ringmaster, introduces each act but none show up? Harold is in a pickle! What will he do? “The show must go on. You must always try to do your very best!” Your students will laugh and learn as Harold transforms himself into each of the circus performers. Children learn that the things that make us different also make us special.

Harold Wood’s “Circus In A Suitcase”
Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 2 pm
Location: Pocomoke Branch
What happens when Harold Wood, the ringmaster, introduces each act but none show up? Harold is in a pickle! What will he do? “The show must go on. You must always try to do your very best!” Your students will laugh and learn as Harold transforms himself into each of the circus performers. Children learn that the things that make us different also make us special.

Crecycling
Saturday, July 15, 2017 - 11 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
Calling all creative teens! Come compete for prizes by making new things out of recycled materials. Take our supplies and make clothing, decorations, and other useful items. We will give out prizes for the most creative, the most usable, and the most fun! For ages 9 and up.

Indoor Relay
Saturday, July 15, 2017 - 11 am
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Ready, set, go with fun indoor races at the library! For all ages.

Sciencetellers “Building Tall Ships & Pirate Tales!”
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 10:30 am
Location: Berlin Branch
Sciencetellers combines storytelling and exciting science experiments into an unprecedented theatrical learning experience.

Sciencetellers “Building Tall Ships & Pirate Tales!”
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 2 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Sciencetellers combines storytelling and exciting science experiments into an unprecedented theatrical learning experience.

Sciencetellers “Building Tall Ships & Pirate Tales!”
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
Sciencetellers combines storytelling and exciting science experiments into an unprecedented theatrical learning experience.

Reptile Wonders
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 2 pm
Location: Snow Hill Branch
The Nature Center on the Go is a environmental education center and wildlife rehabilitation facility that is dedicated to awakening the communities’ sense of awareness to the natural beauties of the environment and our role amidst Earth’s biological diversity. Sponsored by the Eastern Shore Regional Library.

Sciencetellers “Building Tall Ships & Pirate Tales!”
Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 10:30 am
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Sciencetellers combines storytelling and exciting science experiments into an unprecedented theatrical learning experience.

Sciencetellers “Building Tall Ships & Pirate Tales!”
Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 2 pm
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Sciencetellers combines storytelling and exciting science experiments into an unprecedented theatrical learning experience.

Tom Crowl
Friday, July 21, 2017 - 10 am
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Tom’s puppets will build comedy that keeps kids and their parents laughing. He’s been dubbed “the funniest man in the history of the world” by discerning patrons. We are proud to have Tom performing two shows so come on out and witness the phenomenon. All ages are welcome.

Tom Crowl
Friday, July 21, 2017 - 7 pm
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Tom’s puppets will build comedy that keeps kids and their parents laughing. He’s been dubbed “the funniest man in the history of the world” by discerning patrons. We are proud to have Tom performing two shows so come on out and witness the phenomenon. All ages are welcome.

Turtle Dance Music
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 10:30 am
Location: Berlin Branch
We spark children's curiosity and imaginations through interactive, inclusive musical performances that use a wide range of instruments, comedy and music technology. Our 45-60 minute sensory-friendly performances are geared for Pre-K, grades K-5 and students on the Autism Spectrum.

Turtle Dance Music
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 2 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
We spark children's curiosity and imaginations through interactive, inclusive musical performances that use a wide range of instruments, comedy and music technology. Our 45-60 minute sensory-friendly performances are geared for Pre-K, grades K-5 and students on the Autism Spectrum.

Turtle Dance Music
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
We spark children's curiosity and imaginations through interactive, inclusive musical performances that use a wide range of instruments, comedy and music technology. Our 45-60 minute sensory-friendly performances are geared for Pre-K, grades K-5 and students on the Autism Spectrum.

Delmarva Shorebirds
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 2 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Come “Play Ball” with Sherman!

Turtle Dance Music
Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 10:30 am
Location: Snow Hill Branch
We spark children's curiosity and imaginations through interactive, inclusive musical performances that use a wide range of instruments, comedy and music technology. Our 45-60 minute sensory-friendly performances are geared for Pre-K, grades K-5 and students on the Autism Spectrum.

Turtle Dance Music
Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 2 pm
Location: Pocomoke Branch
We spark children's curiosity and imaginations through interactive, inclusive musical performances that use a wide range of instruments, comedy and music technology. Our 45-60 minute sensory-friendly performances are geared for Pre-K, grades K-5 and students on the Autism Spectrum.

Water Olympics (weather permitting)
Friday, July 28, 2017 - 2 pm
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Cool off with some fun water games and relays. For ages 6 & up.

Ed Stivender
Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 10:30 am
Location: Berlin Branch
Ed Stivender has been referred to as “the Robin Williams of storytelling." -- Miami Herald. Ed has fabulated his way around the globe -- he has been a featured performer at the National Storytelling Festival, the Cape Clear Island International Storytelling Festival in Ireland, Graz Festival, Austria and our own Philadelphia Folk Festival.

Ed Stivender
Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 2 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Ed Stivender has been referred to as “the Robin Williams of storytelling." -- Miami Herald. Ed has fabulated his way around the globe -- he has been a featured performer at the National Storytelling Festival, the Cape Clear Island International Storytelling Festival in Ireland, Graz Festival, Austria and our own Philadelphia Folk Festival.

Ed Stivender
Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
Ed Stivender has been referred to as “the Robin Williams of storytelling." -- Miami Herald. Ed has fabulated his way around the globe -- he has been a featured performer at the National Storytelling Festival, the Cape Clear Island International Storytelling Festival in Ireland, Graz Festival, Austria and our own Philadelphia Folk Festival.

Ed Stivender
Thursday, August 3, 2017 - 10:30 am
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Ed Stivender has been referred to as “the Robin Williams of storytelling." -- Miami Herald. Ed has fabulated his way around the globe -- he has been a featured performer at the National Storytelling Festival, the Cape Clear Island International Storytelling Festival in Ireland, Graz Festival, Austria and our own Philadelphia Folk Festival.

Ed Stivender
Thursday, August 3, 2017 - 2 pm
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Ed Stivender has been referred to as “the Robin Williams of storytelling." -- Miami Herald. Ed has fabulated his way around the globe -- he has been a featured performer at the National Storytelling Festival, the Cape Clear Island International Storytelling Festival in Ireland, Graz Festival, Austria and our own Philadelphia Folk Festival.

Family Retro Movie Night “Who Framed Roger Rabbit?“
Friday, August 4, 2017 - 7 pm
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Light refreshments served For all ages.

End of Summer @ Your Library Party
Saturday, August 5, 2017 - 11 am
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Join us for an ice cream party! Play games, make an ice cream sundae, and celebrate Summer @ Your Library. Caregivers and children up to age 18 are welcome.

2nd Annual Iron Chef Competition
Saturday, August 5, 2017 - 2 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Thanks to success of last year’s program, we are having our 2nd Annual Ocean City Iron Chef Competition. Come compete for prizes (first place and runner up) by making a gourmet dish with the provided ingredients. All supplies provided, for ages 8 and up.

Ice Cream Social
Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 11 am
Location: Berlin Branch
Summer Reading prizes will be awarded during the event.

Super Hero Day
Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
Come dressed as your favorite super hero. Take your picture at our Photo-op wall. Enjoy some super hero snacks. For children ages 3 and up.

End of Summer @ Worcester County Library Party
Friday, August 11, 2017 - 11 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Celebrate all of your hard work this summer and enjoy the party! We will have refreshments and will be awarding prizes to the top participants!

“POSITIVE-ly-fun Rock Concert” starring Jim Hossick
Tuesday Aug 15, 2017 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
Features original rock, pop, and country songs. Bring the entire family for a fun time!

Fun Finger Foods for Kids
Wednesday August 16, 2017 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
Come learn how to make fun finger foods and enjoy eating your creations. All ages welcome.

“Cork Crafts”
Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 9:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
We’ll supply the corks, come and be creative. For 2 to 5 year old children.

Children’s Dance 101
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
Learn some circle, line, and partner dances with instructor Mary McCormick. Ages 5 and up.

“Turtle Tales”
Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 9:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Come meet Luke, a diamondback terrapin who is Ocean Pines Library Mascot, and enjoy turtle stories. For 2 to 5 year old children.

Woodworking Workshop
Wednesday,August 30, 2017 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
Make crafts from wooden kits supplied by Home Depot. Take them home and paint them. For ages 7 and over.

“Off to School”
Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Starting school this September? Come find out what to expect. For 2 to 5 year old children.