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Berlin Branch

Calendar of Events


Story Time
Tuesday, March 3 2015 - 10:30 AM
Location: Berlin Branch
All two-to-five-year-olds are invited to visit the Berlin Branch to find new friends, hear marvelous stories, and make fun crafts.

eReaders and Library Books
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 2:00 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
The library is the best place to get free digital books, and downloading is convenient and easy! Bring your library card and tablet or e-reader to start downloading immediately.

Laptime
Friday, March 6, 2015 - 10:30 AM
Location: Berlin Branch
Introduce children to songs, games, finger plays and movement activities. Parents can learn new and fun ways to interact with their babies and toddlers.

Chico’s Fundraiser to benefit the Worcester Co. Library Foundation
Friday, March 6, 2015 - 3 - 7 pm
Location: Chico's, Tanger Outlets, West Ocean City
See the new Spring fashions! Worcester County Library Foundation receives 10% of all sales. Light refreshments served.

Write it! Creative Writing Forum
Saturday, March 7, 2015 - 10:00 AM
Location: Berlin Branch
Novice and established writers gather to share their fiction, nonfiction, and creative writing projects. Program includes critiques and appreciation as well as market leads and writing exercises.

Cinderella ~ Ballet Theatre of Maryland
Saturday, March 7, 2015 - 2 pm and 7 pm
The Ballet Theatre of Maryland performs "Cinderella" at the Ocean City Convention Center Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $10.00 and available all Worcester County Library Branches and the Ocean City Convention Center box office. NEW: Due to a sold out 2 pm show, an evening performance has been added at 7 pm. Tickets on sale now.

March Board of Trustees Meeting
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 9:30 am
Location: Berlin Branch
Meetings are open to the public.

Young and Restless
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 10:30 am
Location: Berlin Branch
"So Many Ways to Paint"
Create, explore, learn and have fun! Dress to get messy. For children aged 3 to 7 years.

Altered Clothing
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 2:00 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
When your favorite shirt has a grease stain on it, what do you do? How about those go-to jeans with the huge hole? Do you have a piece of clothing that looks ungraceful when you wear it, but you love the fabric? Learn to re-purpose those items to make one-of-a-kind artistic clothing. Several techniques and completed projects will be demonstrated.

Laptime
Friday, March 13, 2015 - 10:30 AM
Location: Berlin Branch
Introduce children to songs, games, finger plays and movement activities. Parents can learn new and fun ways to interact with their babies and toddlers.

Story Time
Tuesday, March 17 2015 - 10:30 AM
Location: Berlin Branch
All two-to-five-year-olds are invited to visit the Berlin Branch to find new friends, hear marvelous stories, and make fun crafts.

Laptime
Friday, March 20, 2015 - 10:30 AM
Location: Berlin Branch
Introduce children to songs, games, finger plays and movement activities. Parents can learn new and fun ways to interact with their babies and toddlers.

Berlin Book of the Month: The Plain Truth by Jodi Picoult
Friday, March 20, 2015 - 1:00 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
Book of the Month: The Plain Truth, by Jodi Picoult. Join us for a lively discussion facilitated by Gail Samis and Cindy Hanagud of Salisbury University. Books for the discussion are available at the Berlin Branch.

Play Time
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 10:30 AM
Location: Berlin Branch
Parents and children explore educational toys together in an interactive, free play program. For children infant to five years.

Informational Travel Seminar
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 6:00 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
We invite you to join Worcester County Library Foundation-sponsored enriching travel experiences! We will have descriptions and pictures of two upcoming tours. At 6 pm a presentation about a Viking River Cruise in Europe, fall 2016; and at 7 pm learn about a 1st-class escorted tour of Cuba, sanctioned by the US Government. Reservations will be taken before and at the audio/visual presentation! Contact AccentonTravel.US for more details and to RSVP for this program - Call 302-703-6154.

Maryland Day
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 2:00 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
Celebrate the great state of Maryland as local historian Barry Neville presents our program about the role of Maryland women in the Civil war, particularly Anna Ella Carroll, and the written reflections of Berlin resident Emily Powell Warrington.

Fireside Chat
Thursday, March 27, 2015 - 3:00 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
Want to explore new authors and genres but don’t know where to start? Join us for a lively chat about our favorite good reads and get some great ideas!

Laptime
Friday, March 27, 2015 - 10:30 AM
Location: Berlin Branch
Introduce children to songs, games, finger plays and movement activities. Parents can learn new and fun ways to interact with their babies and toddlers.

Story Time
Tuesday, March 31 2015 - 10:30 AM
Location: Berlin Branch
All two-to-five-year-olds are invited to visit the Berlin Branch to find new friends, hear marvelous stories, and make fun crafts.

eReaders and Library Books
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 - 2:00 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
The library is the best place to get free digital books, and downloading is convenient and easy! Bring your library card and tablet or e-reader to start downloading immediately.

Good Friday
Friday, April 3, 2015
Location: All Branches
Library Closed

Saturday following Good Friday
Saturday, April 4, 2015
Location: All Branches
Library Closed

Story Time
Tuesday, April 7 2015 - 10:30 AM
Location: Berlin Branch
All two-to-five-year-olds are invited to visit the Berlin Branch to find new friends, hear marvelous stories, and make fun crafts.

April Board of Trustees Meeting
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 9:30 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
Meetings are open to the public.

Young and Restless
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 10:30 AM
Location: Berlin Branch
"Playing with the Weather". Create, explore, learn, and have fun! Dress to get messy. For children aged 3 to 7 years.

Introduction to Acupressure
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 2:00 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
Acupressure is an ancient healing art using the fingers to press key points on the skin's surface. stimulating the body's natural self-curing abilities. Acupressure has no side effects, even if you've never done it before. Join us for an informative, hands-on class presetented by Carol Borsell, Natural Theraputics specialist.

Berlin Book of the Month
Friday, April 17, 2015 - 1:00 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
The Book of Unknown Americans, by Christina Henriquez. Join us for a lively discussion facilitated by Cindy Hangud and Gail Samis of Salisbury University. Books for the discussion are available at the Berlin Branch.

Story Time
Tuesday, April 21 2015 - 10:30 AM
Location: Berlin Branch
All two-to-five-year-olds are invited to visit the Berlin Branch to find new friends, hear marvelous stories, and make fun crafts.

Play Time
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 10:30 AM
Location: Berlin Branch
Parents and their children explore educational toys together in an interactive, free play program. For children infant to five years.

Fireside Chat
Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 3:00 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
Want to explore new authors and genres but don’t know where to start? Join us for a lively chat about our favorite good reads and get some great ideas!

Bus Trip to Green Dragon Farmer’s Market & Auction
Friday, May 1, 2015
As the rooster crows early morn, the Green Dragon comes alive every Friday morning in the little country town of Ephrata in Lancaster County. Thousands of local shoppers have visited this local attraction since 1932 for their weekly shopping from over 400 local growers, merchants and craftsmen. Located on a 30 acre site in the heart of the Pennsylvania Dutch Country, the Green Dragon Market has grown to be one of the largest Farmers Markets in the area. The market offers visitors the choice of shopping indoors or outdoors. With 7 large market buildings and many other smaller shops, the Green Dragon merchants offer everything from "soup to nuts". Buses leave from Snow Hill behind the Post Office at 6:30 am and from the Ocean Pines Library at 7:00 am. This trip is sponsored by the Worcester County Library Foundation. Please reserve your seat leaving from Ocean Pines at the Ocean Pines Branch or leaving from Snow Hill by calling Lisa Outten Stant, Adult
Program and Public Relations Manager, at 410-632-3970. The trip cost is $43.00.

Write it! Creative Writing Forum
Saturday, May 2, 2015 - 10:00 AM
Location: Berlin Branch
Novice and established writers gather to share their fiction, nonfiction, and creative writing projects. Program includes critiques and appreciation as well as market leads and writing exercises.

Story Time
Tuesday, May 5 2015 - 10:30 AM
Location: Berlin Branch
All two-to-five-year-olds are invited to visit the Berlin Branch to find new friends, hear marvelous stories, and make fun crafts.

Seaglass and Shipwrecks
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 - 2:00 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
Carson and Bonnie Riley, owners of Seaglass Originals, will discuss the history of sea glass and how lovely, original pieces of jewelry and art are made from it. You will learn how to identify sea glass and learn what types are collectible. Bring your sea glass for an estimation of age and source.

May Board of Trustees Meeting
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 9:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Meetings are open to the public.

Young and Restless
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 10:30 AM
Location: Berlin Branch
"Sidewalk Chalk Superheroes". Come dressed as your favorite superhero! Create, explore, learn, and have fun! For children aged 3 to 7 years.

eReaders and Library Books
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 2:00 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
The library is the best place to get free digital books, and downloading is convenient and easy! Bring your library card and tablet or e-reader to start downloading immediately.

Berlin Book of the Month
Friday, May 15, 2015 - 1:00 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
Orphan Train, by Christina Baker. Join us each month for a lively book discussion led by Cindy Hanagud and Gail Samis of Salisbury University. Books for the discussion are available at the Berlin Branch.

Story Time
Tuesday, May 19 2015 - 10:30 AM
Location: Berlin Branch
All two-to-five-year-olds are invited to visit the Berlin Branch to find new friends, hear marvelous stories, and make fun crafts.

Memorial Day
Monday, May 25, 2015
Location: All Branches
Library Closed

Play Time
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 10:30 AM
Location: Berlin Branch
Parents and children explore educational toys together in an interactive, free play program. For children infant to five years.

Fireside Chat
Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 3:00 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
Want to explore new authors and genres but don’t know where to start? Join us for a lively chat about our favorite good reads and get some great ideas!

June Board of Trustees Meeting
Tuesday, June 9, 2015 - 9:30 am
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Meetings are open to the public.

Independence Day
Saturday, July 4, 2015
Location: All Branches
Library Closed

Labor Day
Monday, September 7, 2015
Location: All Branches
Library Closed

September Board of Trustees Meeting
Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - 9:30 am
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Meetings are open to the public.

Columbus Day
Monday, October 12, 2015
Location: All Branches
Library Closed

October Board of Trustees Meeting
Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 9:30 am
Location: Berlin Branch
Meetings are open to the public.

9 Night Canada and New England Cruise on Royal Caribbean’s Grandeur of the Seas
Thurs., October 15 - Sat., October 24, 2015

We set sail from Baltimore on Thursday, October 15, 2015 and visit Portland, Bar Harbor, Saint John, Halifax and Boston - while basking on the beauty of Fall colors of nature. We return to Baltimore on Saturday, October 24. The Worcester County Library Foundation benefits from a group discounted rate.
Find out more about this event.

November Board of Trustees Meeting
Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - 9:30 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
Meetings are open to the public.

Wednesday before Thanksgiving
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - All branches closing at 5 p.m.

Thanksgiving
Thursday, Friday & Saturday - November 26, 27 & 28, 2015
Location: All Branches
Library Closed

December Board of Trustees Meeting
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 - 9:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Meetings are open to the public.

Christmas Eve
Thrusday, December 24, 2015
Location: All Branches
Library Closed

Christmas Day
Friday, December 25, 2015
Location: All Branches
Library Closed

Saturday after Christmas
Saturday, December 26, 2015
Location: All Branches
Library Closed

New Year’s Eve
Thursday, December 31, 2015
Location: All Branches
Library Closed