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Ocean City Branch

Calendar of Events


Small Steps to Health and Wealth
Monday, November 3, 2014 - 1 - 2:30 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Holiday season is approaching – what better time to stay focused on managing your money well? The University of Maryland Extension educational service is offering FREE workshops that can help you set and achieve personal financial management goals. Based on the award-winning system called Small Steps to Health and Wealth™ a 90 minute workshop will show you simple ways to: Track current behavior; Commit to making a change; Make progress & meet yourself halfway; Control your environment; and Monitor progress & reward success!

Pre-registration is requested as space is limited. Register by calling 410-632-1972. If you have questions or need special assistance to participate, please contact Megan O’Neil at 410-632-1972 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Qigong
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 2 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Come learn a simple meditative series of five movements called the Five Dao Yin Prescription Exercises. This ancient combination of sound and movement is designed to help the body release toxins. The class is led by Carol Borsello, Medical Qigong Level II practitioner.

Story Time
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
Stories, rhymes, finger plays, music and crafts. For children ages 2 - 5 years.

Friends of the Ocean City Library Meeting
Friday, November 7, 2014 - 1 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch

November Board of Trustees Meeting
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 9:30 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
Meetings are open to the public.

Story Time
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
Stories, rhymes, finger plays, music and crafts. For children ages 2 - 5 years.

Ocean City Book of the Month: The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 2 - 3 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Join us for our monthly book club led by Cher Grazier. Copies of each month's selection are available in advance at the Ocean City Library.

Writing with Ruth
Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 1 - 3 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Join our monthly gathering of local writers as we share our independent work (poems/essays/memoirs/prose, etc.) and receive encouraging feedback from fellow participants. Ruth Alcorn facilitates the group. All writers welcome!

Wine Pairing Class
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 2 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Learn how to pair the best wine with your Thanksgiving meal. Weekly columnist and owner of the West-O Bottle Shop, Sara Hambury, will teach this informative class.

Play Time
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean City 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.

ModPo
Friday, November 21, 2014 - 1 - 3 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Monthly discussion group of Modern and Contemporary Poetry (ModPo) selections in conjunction with the University of Pennsylvania. Drop in or join us each month. See complete program description on September 12.

Wednesday before Thanksgiving
November 26, 2014 - All library branches closing at 5 pm

Story Time
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
Stories, rhymes, finger plays, music and crafts. For children ages 2 - 5 years.

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

Story Time
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
Stories, rhymes, finger plays, music and crafts. For children ages 2 - 5 years.

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

Green Cleaning
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 - 2 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Want to keep your house clean without all of the strong chemicals? Join us to learn easy recipes for general cleaners, window cleaners, carper deodorizing, air freshening, bathroom and kitchen cleaning and more!

Story Time
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
Stories, rhymes, finger plays, music and crafts. For children ages 2 - 5 years.

Ocean City Book of the Month: The Rest of Her Life by Laura Moriarty
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 2 - 3 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Join us for our monthly book club led by Cher Grazier. Copies of each month's selection are available in advance at the Ocean City Library.

Writing with Ruth
Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 1 - 3 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Join our monthly gathering of local writers as we share our independent work (poems/essays/memoirs/prose, etc.) and receive encouraging feedback from fellow participants. Ruth Alcorn facilitates the group. All writers welcome!

Christmas Party
Saturday, December 13, 2014 - 11:00 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
Stories with Santa, crafts and refreshments. Sponsored by the Friends of the Ocean City Library. Fun for the whole family!


Play Time
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean City 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.

ModPo
Friday, December 19, 2014 - 1 - 3 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Monthly discussion group of Modern and Contemporary Poetry (ModPo) selections in conjunction with the University of Pennsylvania. Drop in or join us each month. See complete program description on September 12.

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

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

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

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.

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.

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.