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Calendar of Events


Events By Category: For Teens


Pirate Scavenger Hunt
Monday, September 11 - Saturday, September 23 - any time
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Arr, matey! Complete a pirate-themed scavenger hunt in the library to earn a prize. Talk to a librarian with your pirate voice to win an extra prize!
For children of all ages.

Crafty Saturday Make & Take
Saturday, September 23 - 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.

Virtual Reality @ the Library
Monday, September 25 - 4:00 PM
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Experience virtual reality using the Playstation VR, powered by PS4. This program series is brought to you by the generous support of Abundant Life Apostolic Church, The Delmarva Discovery Center, The Hickman Family, Jacqueline B Gordon & Tyson Food Inc. Thank you for your support! For ages 12 & up.

Crafty Saturday Make & Take
Saturday, September 30 - 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.

Make & Take Cart “Masquerade Masks”
All through October
Location: Ocean City Branch
Our Make & Take Cart will feature supplies to make your own masquerade masks. Cart is located in the teen area.

Creative Writing Meet-Up
Monday, October 2 - 4:30 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Get inspired, share ideas, learn about contests, and offer friendly critiques. Will work on fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. Also, pizza. For ages 13-18. Call 410-524-1818 and ask for Brittney if you are interested in joining!

Gardening Lab: Plants Under Cover
Friday, October 6 - 3:30 pm
Location: Join us each month for a lively book discussion facilitated by Gail Samis and Cynthia Hanagud of Salisbury University. Copies of the book are available in advance at the Pocomoke Branch.
Get dirt under your nails with fun hands-on projects. For children 8 years old and up.

Crafty Saturday Make & Take “Autumn”
Saturday, October 7 - 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.

Global Cardboard Challenge
Saturday, October 7 - 9:00 AM
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Transform the meeting room into your own mini golf course using cardboard and various other supplies provided. Fun for the whole family.

Global Cardboard Challenge
Saturday, October 7 - 10 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
Unleash your imagination as you create anything you can think of using cardboard!

Cardboard Challenge “Cardboard Maze”
Saturday, October 7 - 10:00 am
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Inspired by Caine's Arcade, we will be creating a cardboard maze! We'll provide the cardboard and tools, you provide the creativity!
For children ages 7 and up.

Cardboard Challenge
Saturday, October 7 - 10 am - 2 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Just because summer is over doesn’t mean that you have to stop building a better world! Join us for our cardboard challenge where you can put your imagination to the test and build something wonderful using our supplies.

Geo Board It!
Wednesday, October 11 - 4:00 PM
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Let out your creativity with this fun STEM activity. For ages 12 & up

Crafty Saturday Make & Take
Saturday, October 14 - 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.

Family Preppers
Saturday, October 14 - 11:00 AM
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Do you have the right supplies on hand for your family during a power outage? Are you prepared to leave your home on immediate notice? Learn tips on how to equip your family for a short term disaster. For all ages.

Board Game Demo
Monday, October 16 - 4-6 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Interested in learning a new board game? Come hang out and play a game provided by Phoenix Rising Games and Comics.


Ghost Hunting @ the Library
Friday, October 20 - 7:00 p.m.
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Bring a bucket and flashlight and hunt for hidden ghosts. Crafts and activities for all ages. Fun for the whole family.

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.

Teen Time: Creative Writing
Saturday, October 21 - 11 am - 1 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Are you interested in writing? Not sure how to get started? Nancy Mitchell of Salisbury University will be here to help you get started on your dream of being a writer!

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.

Haunted Library at Ocean City
Thursday-Saturday, October 26th-28th - 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.

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

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.

Virtual Reality @ the Library
Monday, October 30 - 4:00 PM
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Experience virtual reality using the Playstation VR, powered by PS4. This program series is brought to you by the generous support of Abundant Life Apostolic Church, The Delmarva Discovery Center, The Hickman Family, Jacqueline B Gordon & Tyson Food Inc.Thank you for your support! For ages 12 & up.

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.

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!

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 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!

Creative Writing Meet-Up
Monday, November 6 - 4:30 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Get inspired, share ideas, learn about contests, and offer friendly critiques. Will work on fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. Also, pizza. For ages 13-18. Call 410-524-1818 and ask for Brittney if you are interested in joining!

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 FEST: Geoboard It
Wednesday, November 8 - 4 pm
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Let out your creativity with this fun STEAM activity. For ages 12 & up.

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.

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.

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.

Teen Time: Bad Art
Saturday, November 18 - 11 am - 1 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
We bring the supplies, you bring your imagination! Whoever can make the “worst” piece of art will win a prize!

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.

Board Game Demo
Monday, November 20 - 4 - 6 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Interested in learning a new board game? Come hang out and play a game provided by Phoenix Rising Games and Comics.


Crafty Saturday Make & Take
Saturday, November 25 - 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.

Virtual Reality @ the Library
Monday, November 27 - 4 pm
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Experience virtual reality using Playstation VR powered by PS4. This program series is brought
to you by the generous support of Abundant Life Apostolic Church, the Delmarva Discovery Center,
the Hickman family, Jaqueline B Gordon & Tyson Food Inc. Thank you for your support!
For ages 12 & up.


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.