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Berlin Branch

Calendar of Events


Thanksgiving
Thursday, Friday & Saturday - November 27, 28 & 29, 2014
Location: All Branches
Library Closed

Story Time
Tuesday, December 2 - 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, December 3 - 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 email address and eReader or Tablet password to start downloading immediately.

Laptime
Friday, December 5 - 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. For children under 2 years and their caregiver.


Write it! Creative Writing Forum
Saturday, December 6 - 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.

December Board of Trustees Meeting
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 - 9:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Meetings are open to the public.

Young and Restless: Reindeer Games
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 - 10:30 AM
Location: Berlin Branch
Holiday crafts, music and games! Dress to get messy. For children ages 3 - 5 years.


Flower Essences
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 2:00 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
The Bach Flower Essence System includes a system of 38 flower remedies which can be used to correct emotional imbalances. They are safe for everyone including children and animals. Come learn about this unique technique from Carol Borsello, Natural Therapeutics Specialist.


Laptime
Friday, December 12 - 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. For children under 2 years and their caregiver.


Craft Day
Saturday, December 13 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 noon
Location: Berlin Branch
Join us for a morning of creativity and fun. Make one of our crafts, or create one of your own design! Reserve your space by calling 410-641-0650. For children ages 2 - 5 years.

Story Time
Tuesday, December 16 - 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.

Book of the Month - Me Before You
Friday, December 19, 2014 - 1:00 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
Berlin Book of the Month: "Me Before You" by JoJo Moyes
Taking a job as an assistant to extreme sports enthusiast Will, who is wheelchair bound after a motorcycle accident, Louisa struggles with her employer's acerbic moods and learns of his shocking plans before demonstrating to him that life is still worth living.
Join us for our monthly book club. Copies of each month's selection are available in advance at the Berlin Branch. Discussions are led by Gail Samis and Cynthia Hanagud of Salisbury University.


Laptime
Friday, December 19 - 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. For children under 2 years and their caregiver.


Play Time
Tuesday, December 23, 2014 - 10:30 AM
Location: Berlin Branch
Parents and children explore educational toys together in an interactive, free play program. A great place to make new friends and learn new skills while having fun! For children infant - 5 years.


Christmas Eve
Wednesday, December 24, 2014
Location: All Branches
Library Closed

Christmas Day
Thursday, December 25, 2014
Location: All Branches
Library Closed

Laptime
Friday, December 26 - 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.For children under 2 years and their caregiver.



Story Time
Tuesday, December 30 - 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.

New Year’s Eve
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Location: All Branches
Library Closed

New Year’s Day
Thursday, January 1, 2015
Location: All Branches
Library Closed

Write it! Creative Writing Forum
Saturday, January 3, 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, January 6, 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, January 7, 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.

The Young and the Restless - “Planes, Trains, and Boats”
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 - 10:30 am
Location: Berlin Branch
"Planes, Trains, and Boats" Create, explore, learn and have fun! Dress to get messy. For children aged 3 to 7 years.

Natural Beauty Care
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - 2:00 pm
Location: Berlin Branch
Discover easy and natural beauty product recipes that cost very little to make. Many beauty products are deceptive in that they may contain chemicals including carcinogens or disrupt the endocrine system. Demos and recipes for: facial scrubs, steams, masks; and cremes with healthy ingredients will be covered. A great way to save money and care for yourself.

Berlin Book of the Month - The Light Between Oceans
Friday, January 16, 2015 - 1:00 pm
Location: Berlin Branch
Berlin Book of the Month: The Light Between Oceans, by M. L. Stedman. Join us each month for a lively book discussion facilitated by Cindy Hanagud and Gail Samis of Salisbury University. Books are available at the Berlin Branch.

Story Time
Tuesday, January 20, 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.

Shared Visions
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 6 - 8 pm
Location: O.C. Center for the Arts, Ocean City, MD
Shared Visions: the collaborative works of local literary and visual artists will open the 2015 year at the Ocean City Center for the Arts. This joint exhibit will be on display throughout the entire month of January. We cordially invite visitors to join us for the Opening Reception, January 2, 2015, and then to return, often, throughout the month to enjoy the exhibit. The formal presentation of literary works will be held, 6-8 p.m., January 20, 2015. Come chat with the visual and literary artists and enjoy their blended 'visions'. Refreshments will be served.

Stone Soup
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 4:00 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
Revisit a classic tale about sharing and community spirit. We will make our own stone soup just like the townspeople do in the story! In the spirit of sharing, please bring a non-perishable food item for donation to our local Food Bank. Seating is limited; please call 410-641-0650 to register.

Play Time
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 10:30 am
Location: Berlin Branch
Parents and children explore educational toys together in this interactive, free play program. For children infant to 5 years.

Fireside Chat
Thursday, January 29, 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!

Story Time - Sink Your Teeth into a Good Book!
Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 10:30 AM
Location: Berlin Branch
All two-to-five-year-olds are invited to celebrate National Children's Dental Health Month and visit the Berlin Branch to find new friends, hear marvelous stories, and make fun crafts.

Starry Night Star Gazing
Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 7:00 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
It’s a full moon! Join us for an evening of stargazing and outer-space dreams. We’ll even make our own telescopes! Dress warmly! Rain/cloud date: March 5.

eReaders abd Library Books
Wednesday, February 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.

Write it! Creative Writing Forum
Saturday, February 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.

The Young and the Restless
Tuesday, February 10, 2015 - 10:30 am
Location: Berlin Branch
The Mitten: Jan Brett's winter favorite! Create, explore, learn and have fun! Dress to get messy. For children aged 3 to 7 years.

Story Time
Tuesday, February 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.

Berlin Book of the Month - We Are Water, by Wally Lamb
Friday, February 20, 2015 - 1:00 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
Berlin Book of the Month: We Are Water, by Wally Lamb. Join us for a lively discussion facilitated by Cindy Hanagud and Gail Samis of Salisbury University. Books are available at the Berlin Branch.

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

Fireside Chat
Thursday, February 26, 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!

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.

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
The Ballet Theatre of Maryland performs "Cinderella" at the Ocean City Convention Center Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $10.00 and will go on sale December 10 at all Worcester County Library Branches.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

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!

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.