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Ocean Pines Branch

Calendar of Events


“Heroes in the Sky”
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 10:30 & 11:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Cosmic Adventures Traveling Planetarium visits the Ocean Pines Library again with their inflatable dome presenting the night sky. Greg Anderson will introduce the audience to some characters represented by constellations in the night sky. There will also be discussion about current space science missions and he will take audience questions. There will be two (2) showings. The first at 10:30 am the second at 11:30 am. Space is limited. Pre-registration is required. Sign up at the circulation desk at the Ocean Pines Branch.

Harold Woods “Super Bunny”
Tuesday, August 4 - 2 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Super Bunny is coming to your library with magician, juggler, master entertainer Harold Woods.

Play Time
Thursday, September 3 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Parents and children explore educational toys together in an interactive, free play program. For infant to 5 year old children.


Story Time “School Stories”
Friday, September 4 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
For 2 to 5 year old children.

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.

iPad Chicks—Intermediate
Tuesday, September 8 - 10 am- 12 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Got a question? Need a little refresher? Share your experience. Drop in to the intermediate session of the iPad Chicks. Group meets monthly. (Men welcome) Facilitator: Marcia Balestri.


Great Books Discussion
Tuesday, September 8 - 2:30- 4:00 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
The Great Books Discussion group meets twice a month to discuss both classic and modern reading selections recommended by the Great Books Foundation. To join the group, please contact Dana Rosenfeld at 410-652-8639.


iPad Chicks—Beginners
Thursday, September 10 - 10 am- 12 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Did you just get an Apple iPad and want to learn more about it? Explore the world of iPads while learning from each other. Group meets twice a month. (Men welcome.) To register call Norma Kessler at 410-641-7017.


Story Time “Wolves”
Thursday, September 10 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
For 2 to 5 year old children.

Story Time “Clothes We Wear”
Friday, September 11 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
For 2 to 5 year old children.

Writing for Wellness
Monday, September 14 - 1:30-3:00 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Research has shown that writing about stressful experiences, like illness, may boost health and psychological well-being. Group meets twice a month and uses exercises to stimulate the process for creative expression. No prior writing experience needed. For more information call Don Winslow at 410-208-6613.


Parkinson’s Support Group
Tuesday, September 15 - 2-4 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Group meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month to learn more, discuss resources, share experiences and to hear from knowledgeable guest speakers. Facilitator Mary Leidner 410-208-0525.


Maryland VA Representative
Wednesday, September 16 - 10 am- 3 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Maryland Dept. of Veterans Affairs representative, Michelle Licata, is available to offer outreach services to veterans and their families on the 3rd Wednesday of each month from 10 am to 3 pm. No appointment necessary. For more information please call 410-713-3482.


Story Time “Sharing”
Thursday, September 17 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
For 2 to 5 year old children.

Story Time “Colors”
Friday, September 18 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
For 2 to 5 year old children.

Lap Time
Monday, September 21 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Children will be introduced to songs, games, and finger plays. For children under 2 years old.

Great Books Discussion
Monday, September 21 - 2:30- 4:00 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
The Great Books Discussion group meets twice a month to discuss both classic and modern reading selections recommended by the Great Books Foundation. To join the group, please contact Dana Rosenfeld at 410-652-8639.


iPad Chicks—Beginners
Thursday, September 24 - 10 am- 12 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Did you just get an Apple iPad and want to learn more about it? Explore the world of iPads while learning from each other. Group meets twice a month. (Men welcome.) To register call Norma Kessler at 410-641-7017.

Story Time “Construction Stories”
Thursday, September 24 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
For 2 to 5 year old children.

Lap Time
Monday, September 28 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Children will be introduced to songs, games, and finger plays. For children under 2 years old.

Writing for Wellness
Monday, September 28 - 1:30-3:00 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Research has shown that writing about stressful experiences, like illness, may boost health and psychological well-being. Group meets twice a month and uses exercises to stimulate the process for creative expression. No prior writing experience needed. For more information call Don Winslow at 410-208-6613.

Story Time
Thursday, October 1 - 10:30 am
Ocean Pines Branch
Find out more about this event.

Story Time “Apples and Pumpkins”
Friday, October 2 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
For 2 to 5 year old children.

iPad Chicks—Beginners
Monday, October 5 - 10 am- 12 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Did you just get an Apple iPad and want to learn more about it? Explore the world of iPads while learning from each other. Group meets twice a month. (Men welcome.) To register call Norma Kessler at 410-641-7017.

Lap Time
Monday, October 5 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Children will be introduced to songs, games, and finger plays. For children under 2 years old.

Great Books Discussion
Monday, October 5 - 2:30- 4:00 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
The Great Books Discussion group meets twice a month to discuss both classic and modern reading selections recommended by the Great Books Foundation. To join the group, please contact Dana Rosenfeld at 410-652-8639.

Story Time “People in the Neighborhood”
Thursday, October 8 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
For 2 to 5 year old children.

Story Time “Leaves”
Friday, October 9 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
For 2 to 5 year old children.

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

Writing for Wellness
Monday, October 12 - 1:30- 3:00 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Research has shown that writing about stressful experiences, like illness, may boost health and psychological well-being. Group meets twice a month and uses exercises to stimulate the process for creative expression. No prior writing experience needed. For more information call Don Winslow at 410-208-6613.

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

iPad Chicks—Intermediate
Tuesday, October 13 - 10 am- 12 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Got a question? Need a little refresher? Share your experience. Drop in to the intermediate session of the iPad Chicks. Group meets monthly. (Men welcome) Facilitator: Marcia Balestri.

Parkinson’s Support Group
Tuesday, October 13 - 2-4 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Group meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month to learn more, discuss resources, share experiences and to hear from knowledgeable guest speakers. Facilitator Mary Leidner 410-208-0525.

Young and Restless “Apples and Pumpkins”
Thursday, October 15 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Science, Art and Fun with Fall Fruit! Dress to get messy. For 3 to 7 year old children.

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.

Story Time “Pets”
Friday, October 16 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
For 2 to 5 year old children.

iPad Chicks—Beginners
Monday, October 19 - 10 am- 12 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Did you just get an Apple iPad and want to learn more about it? Explore the world of iPads while learning from each other. Group meets twice a month. (Men welcome.) To register call Norma Kessler at 410-641-7017.

Lap Time
Monday, October 19 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Children will be introduced to songs, games, and finger plays. For children under 2 years old.

Great Books Discussion
Monday, October 19 - 2:30- 4:00 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
The Great Books Discussion group meets twice a month to discuss both classic and modern reading selections recommended by the Great Books Foundation. To join the group, please contact Dana Rosenfeld at 410-652-8639


Maryland VA Representative
Wednesday, October 21 - 10 am- 3 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Maryland Dept. of Veterans Affairs representative, Michelle Licata, is available to offer outreach services to veterans and their families on the 3rd Wednesday of each month from 10 am to 3 pm. No appointment necessary. For more information please call 410-713-3482.


Story Time “Hats”
Thursday, October 22 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
For 2 to 5 year old children.

Story Time “Bath Time”
Friday, October 23 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
For 2 to 5 year old children.

Lap Time
Monday, October 26 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Children will be introduced to songs, games, and finger plays. For children under 2 years old.

Writing for Wellness
Monday, October 26 - 1:30- 3:00 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Research has shown that writing about stressful experiences, like illness, may boost health and psychological well-being. Group meets twice a month and uses exercises to stimulate the process for creative expression. No prior writing experience needed. For more information call Don Winslow at 410-208-6613.

Story Time “Cats”
Thursday, October 29 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
For 2 to 5 year old children.

Story Time “Halloween”
Friday, October 30 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
For 2 to 5 year old children.

Lap Time
Monday, November 2 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Children will be introduced to songs, games, and finger plays. For children under 2 years old.

Great Books Discussion
Monday, November 2 - 2:30-4:00 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
The Great Books Discussion group meets twice a month to discuss both classic and modern reading selections recommended by the Great Books Foundation. To join the group, please contact Dana Rosenfeld at 410-652-8639.


iPad Chicks—Beginners
Thursday, November 5 - 10 am- 12 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Did you just get an Apple iPad and want to learn more about it? Explore the world of iPads while learning from each other. Group meets twice a month. (Men welcome.) To register call Norma Kessler at 410-641-7017.

Story Time
Thursday, November 5 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Parents and children explore educational toys together in an interactive, free play program. For infant to 5 year old children.

Story Time “Pirates”
Friday, November 6 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
For 2 to 5 year old children.

Writing for Wellness
Monday, November 9 - 1:30- 3:00 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Research has shown that writing about stressful experiences, like illness, may boost health and psychological well-being. Group meets twice a month and uses exercises to stimulate the process for creative expression. No prior writing experience needed. For more information call Don Winslow at 410-208-6613.

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

iPad Chicks—Intermediate
Tuesday, November 10 - 10 am- 12 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Got a question? Need a little refresher? Share your experience. Drop in to the intermediate session of the iPad Chicks. Group meets monthly. (Men welcome) Facilitator: Marcia Balestri.

Parkinson’s Support Group
Tuesday, November 10 - 2-4 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Group meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month to learn more, discuss resources, share experiences and to hear from knowledgeable guest speakers. Facilitator Mary Leidner 410-208-0525.

Story Time “Farm Stories”
Thursday, November 12 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
For 2 to 5 year old children.

Story Time “Stories by Mo Willems”
Friday, November 13 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
For 2 to 5 year old children.

Great Books Discussion
Monday, November 16 - 2:30-4:00 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
The Great Books Discussion group meets twice a month to discuss both classic and modern reading selections recommended by the Great Books Foundation. To join the group, please contact Dana Rosenfeld at 410-652-8639.

Maryland VA Representative
Wednesday, November 18 - 10 am- 3 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Maryland Dept. of Veterans Affairs representative, Michelle Licata, is available to offer outreach services to veterans and their families on the 3rd Wednesday of each month from 10 am to 3 pm. No appointment necessary. For more information please call 410-713-3482.


iPad Chicks—Beginners
Thursday, November 19 - 10 am- 12pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Did you just get an Apple iPad and want to learn more about it? Explore the world of iPads while learning from each other. Group meets twice a month. (Men welcome.) To register call Norma Kessler at 410-641-7017.

Young and Restless “Simple Machines”
Thursday, November 19 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Build them, learn how they are used and help create a new ending to an old story! For 3 to 7 year old children.


Story Time “Thanksgiving Tales”
Friday, November 20 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
For 2 to 5 year old children.

Writing for Wellness
Monday, November 23 - 1:30- 3:00 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Research has shown that writing about stressful experiences, like illness, may boost health and psychological well-being. Group meets twice a month and uses exercises to stimulate the process for creative expression. No prior writing experience needed. For more information call Don Winslow at 410-208-6613.

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

Story Time
Thursday, December 3 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Parents and children explore educational toys together in an interactive, free play program. For infant to 5 year old children.

Story Time “Transportation”
Friday, December 4 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
For 2 to 5 year old children.

Great Books Discussion
Monday, December 7 - 2:30-4:00 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
The Great Books Discussion group meets twice a month to discuss both classic and modern reading selections recommended by the Great Books Foundation. To join the group, please contact Dana Rosenfeld at 410-652-8639.


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

Parkinson’s Support Group
Tuesday, December 8 - 2-4 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Group meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month to learn more, discuss resources, share experiences and to hear from knowledgeable guest speakers. Facilitator Mary Leidner 410-208-0525.

Story Time “Winter Stories”
Thursday, December 10 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
For 2 to 5 year old children.

Story Time “Bedtime Stories”
Friday, December 11 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
For 2 to 5 year old children.

Writing for Wellness
Monday, December 14 - 1:30- 3:00 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Research has shown that writing about stressful experiences, like illness, may boost health and psychological well-being. Group meets twice a month and uses exercises to stimulate the process for creative expression. No prior writing experience needed. For more information call Don Winslow at 410-208-6613.

Maryland VA Representative
Wednesday, December 16 - 10 am- 3 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Maryland Dept. of Veterans Affairs representative, Michelle Licata, is available to offer outreach services to veterans and their families on the 3rd Wednesday of each month from 10 am to 3 pm. No appointment necessary. For more information please call 410-713-3482.


Young and Restless “Reindeer Games”
Thursday, December 17 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Science, Art and Music for the Season. Dress to get messy. For 3 to 7 year old children.

Story Time “Christmas”
Friday, December 18 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
For 2 to 5 year old children.

Great Books Discussion
Monday, December 21 - 2:30-4:00 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
The Great Books Discussion group meets twice a month to discuss both classic and modern reading selections recommended by the Great Books Foundation. To join the group, please contact Dana Rosenfeld at 410-652-8639.


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

Writing for Wellness
Monday, December 28 - 1:30- 3:00 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Research has shown that writing about stressful experiences, like illness, may boost health and psychological well-being. Group meets twice a month and uses exercises to stimulate the process for creative expression. No prior writing experience needed. For more information call Don Winslow at 410-208-6613.

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