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Ocean City Branch

Calendar of Events


Sip & Dabble Paint Night
Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 6:30 - 9:30 pm
Location: Blue Dog Café, Snow Hill, MD
Join us at the Blue Dog Café for Paint Nite with artist, Jan Coulbourne on Wednesday, February 24th from 6:30 to 9:30 pm. Reservations can be made in advance by calling 410-632-3970. Tickets are $40.00. Proceeds from this event will benefit the Worcester County Library Foundation.

Alice in Wonderland
Saturday, May 7, 2016 - 2 pm & 7 pm
The Worcester County Library Foundation presents The New Adventures of Alice in Wonderland, an Other Voices production. Show times are Saturday, May 7 at 2 pm & 7 pm at the Ocean City Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $10 for theatre seating and $15 for orchestra. Tickets are available at all Worcester County Library Branches, the Ocean City Convention Center box office (410-289-2800), and TICKETMASTER (1-800-551-7328).

Make and Take Crafts
All month- February
Location: Ocean City Branch
Our Craft Cart will contain supplies to make Valentine cards and bookmarks. Make what you like and take what you make!

February Board of Trustees Meeting
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 9:30 am
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Meetings are open to the public.

Story Time
Wednesday, February 10, 2015 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
For children 2 to 5 years old.

Book of the Month- The Absolutely True Story of a Part-Time Indian
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 2 pm
Ocean City Branch
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Presidents’ Day
Monday, February 15, 2016
Location: All Branches
Library Closed

Play Time
Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
Ocean City Branch
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Yoga
Monday, February 22, 2016 - 1 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Join us for Yoga every Monday in February. Dress comfortably and please bring yoga mat. Class is limited to 25 participants. Please register at the Ocean City Branch by calling 410-524-1818

Story Time- “Your Teeth”
Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
For children ages 2 to 5.

A Weekend for Fairies
Thursday, February 25, 2016 - All Day
Location: Ocean City Branch
Come and explore all of our fairy books, coloring sheets, and other activities!

National Tell a Fairy Tale Day
Friday, February 26, 2016 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
Come hear some of the our most beloved fairy tales. For children 2 and up. Activities will follow.

Find Fairies in Your Own Home
Saturday, February 27, 2016 - 11 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
Learn how to spot fairies in your own home! Then, from 11-4 we will have other crafts and activities to end our Weekend for Fairies.

Yoga
Monday, February 29, 2016 - 1 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Join us for Yoga every Monday in February. Dress comfortably and please bring yoga mat. Class is limited to 25 participants. Please register at the Ocean City Branch by calling 410-524-1818

The Big Read Kick Off: An afternoon with Emily Dickinson
Tuesday, March 1, 2016 - 2 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Actress and journalist, Kelley Rouse portrays Emily Dickinson in this original one woman show chronicling the life of the poet.

Young and Restless “Fun with Dr. Seuss”
Wednesday, March 2, 2016 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
For children ages 3 to 7.

March Board of Trustees Meeting
Tuesday, March 8, 2016 - 9:30 am
Location: Berlin Branch
Meetings are open to the public.

A BIG READ Event: The Belle of Amhurst, Film
Tuesday, March 8, 2016 - 2 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Join us for the film, The Belle of Amhurst, an award winner depicting Emily Dickinson's life by actress Julie Harris.

Book of the Month- Every Last One
Wednesday, March 9, 2016 - 2 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Join us for our lively book discussion of Every Last One by Anna Quindlen. Facilitated by Cher Grazier. Copies of the book are available at the Ocean City Branch.

Story Time
Wednesday, March 9, 2016 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
For children 2 to 5 years old.

Early Literacy Begins at Home
Friday, March 11, 2016 - 3 PM
Location: Ocean City Branch
Come learn how to start improving your child's literacy education starting at birth! Using methods from the Every Child Ready to Read initiative, we will give you tools and tips on helping your child at home.

Kids Line Dancing
Saturday, March 12, 2016 - 1 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Mary McCormick will be joining us to teach us some circle dances, line dances, and partner dances. For toddlers and up!

A BIG READ Event: The Poetry of Emily Dickinson, Poetry Reading
Tuesday, March 15, 2016 - 2 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Join us as we hear Emily Dickinson's poetry spoken with the passion and soul that brings Emily's poetry to life. Spoken by teacher and poet Nancy Mitchell of Salisbury University.

In-Service Training
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Location: Branches closed during the day; Berlin and Snow Hill Branches will be open 4 – 7 pm

Learn to Photograph Children
Monday, March 21, 2016 - 1 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Learn tricks to getting some of the best photos of your little ones. Presented by Brittney Herz Glenn.

A BIG READ Event: The Poetry of Emily Dickinson Chamber Music
Tuesday, March 22, 2016 - 2pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Chamber musicians Brendan Dooley and Jordan Dodson, graduates of the Curtis Institute of Music, will perform. Please join us for this amazing performance.

Story Time
Wednesday, March 23, 2016 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
For children ages 2 to 5.

A BIG READ Event: The Poetry of Emily Dickinson Chamber Music
Wednesday, March 23, 2016 - 7 pm
Location: Blue Dog Café in Snow Hill
Chamber musicians Brendan Dooley and Jordan Dodson, graduates of the Curtis Institute of Music will perform music that permeated the air during the time Emily lived. Curtis-trained instrumentalists account for 16 percent of principal chairs in the top 25 US orchestras. Please join us for this amazing performance. Dinner purchase is available but not required to attend this public program.

Good Friday
Friday, March 25, 2016
Location: All Branches
Library Closed

Saturday following Good Friday
Saturday, March 26, 2016
Location: All Branches
Library Closed

Story Time
Wednesday, March 30, 2016 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
For children ages 2 to 5.

Golden Age of Mysteries
Monday, April 4, 2016 - 2 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Come join our discussion of the Gold Age of mystery writing (between the World Wars) with Andrea.

A BIG Read Event: The Poetry of Emily Dickinson Book Discussion
Tuesday, April 5, 2016 - 2 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Final Harvest by Thomas H. Johnson is a compilation of 575 of Emily Dickinson's best poetry. Come join our book discussion of these re-punctuated poems.

Story Time
Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
For children ages 2 to 5.

April Board of Trustees Meeting
Tuesday, April 12, 2016 - 9:30 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
Meetings are open to the public.

Story Time- “Alice in Wonderland”
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
For children ages 2 to 5.

Book of the Month- The Shawl
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 2 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Join us for our discussion of The Shawl by Cynthia Ozick. Copies available at the Ocean City Branch. Led by Cher Grazier.

PJ Party!
Saturday, April 16, 2016 - 9:30 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
Come in your pjs, bring a pillow, and enjoy some breakfast snacks while we watch some classic cartoons! For all ages.

Gardening
Monday, April 18, 2016 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
With Ginny Rosenkranz from the University of Maryland.

Young and Restless “Ocean Discoveries”
Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
Explore the ocean with art and science activities. Dress to get messy! For children ages 3 to 7.

Story Time
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
For children ages 2 to 5 years old.

Zumba
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 1 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Get your groove on and get fit and the same time with this fun way to exercise. Class is led Monika Lilly. Please register at the Ocean City Branch by calling 410-524-1818.

Story Time
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
For children ages 2 to 5.

Free Comic Book Day!
Saturday, May 7, 2016 - All Day!
Location: Ocean City Branch
Come and get your free comic book from the Ocean City Library. Come between 1 and 3 pm to get a sketch of your favorite comic book character along with your book!

May Board of Trustees Meeting
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 9:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Meetings are open to the public.

Zumba
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 1 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Get your groove on and get fit and the same time with this fun way to exercise. Class is led Monika Lilly. Please register at the Ocean City Branch by calling 410-524-1818.

Story Time
Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
For children ages 2 to 5.

Book of the Month- Song Yet Sung
Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 2 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Join us for our monthly discussion, this month of the novel Song Yet Sung by James McBride. Copies available at the Ocean City Branch. Facilitated by Cher Grazier.

Early STEAM Stories and Activities
Saturday, May 14, 2016 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
Introduce your little ones to Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math. For children 3 and up.

Zumba
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 1 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Get your groove on and get fit and the same time with this fun way to exercise. Class is led Monika Lilly. Please register at the Ocean City Branch by calling 410-524-1818.

Play Time
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
Join us for some good old fashioned play! For children infant to 5 years old.

Zumba
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 1 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Get your groove on and get fit and the same time with this fun way to exercise. Class is led Monika Lilly. Please register at the Ocean City Branch by calling 410-524-1818.

Story Time
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
For children ages 2 to 5.

Memorial Day
Monday, May 30, 2016
Location: All Branches
Library Closed

June Board of Trustees Meeting
Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - 9:30 am
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Meetings are open to the public.

Independence Day
Monday, July 4, 2016
Location: All Branches
Library Closed

Labor Day
Monday, September 5, 2016
Location: All Branches
Library Closed

September Board of Trustees Meeting
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 9:30 am
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Meetings are open to the public.

Columbus Day
Monday, October 10, 2016
Location: All Branches
Library Closed

October Board of Trustees Meeting
Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 9:30 am
Location: Berlin Branch
Meetings are open to the public.

November Board of Trustees Meeting
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 9:30 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
Meetings are open to the public.

Wednesday before Thanksgiving
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 - All branches close at 5 p.m.

Thanksgiving
Thursday, Friday & Saturday - November 24, 25 & 26, 2016
Location: All Branches
Library Closed

December Board of Trustees Meeting
Tuesday, December 13, 2016 - 9:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Meetings are open to the public.

Christmas Eve
Saturday, December 24, 2016
Location: All Branches
Library Closed

Christmas Holiday Observed
Monday, December 26, 2016
Location: All Branches
Library Closed

New Year’s Eve
Saturday, December 31, 2016
Location: All Branches
Library Closed

New Year’s Day Observed
Monday, January 2, 2017
Location: All Branches
Library Closed