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Ocean Pines Branch

Calendar of Events


Great Books Discussion (Class is full)
Monday, April 20 - 2:30- 4 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.

Laptime
Tuesday, April 21 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Children will be introduced to songs, games, finger plays and movement activities. Parents and caregivers will learn new ways to interact with their children. For children under 2 years and their caregiver.


Foreign Policy Key Issues: Discussion Group
Wednesday, April 22 - 10 am- 12 noon
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Meets bi-monthly, February through May, to discuss major foreign policy issues. Study guide is provided. Reserve study guide by registering at Ocean Pines Branch. Call 410-208-4014. Jim Young is facilitator.

Young and Restless
Wednesday, April 22 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
“Playing with the Weather” Create, explore, learn and have fun! Dress to get messy. For children ages 3 - 7 years.


Story Time
Thursday, April 23 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Stories, songs, finger plays and crafts about cats. For children ages 2 – 5 years.


Coastal Hospice Bereavement Support Group
Thursday, April 23 - 11 am- 12 noon
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Meets weekly to provide counsel and support for those grieving. Facilitator Bob Miller 410-251-8163


iPad Chicks—Beginners (Class is full)
Friday, April 24 - 10 am- 12 noon
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. To register call Norma Kessler at 410-641-7017 (Men welcome.)


Writing for Wellness
Monday, April 27 - 1:30- 3:00 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
2nd & 4th Mondays each month. Research has shown that writing about stressful experiences, like illness, may boost health & psychological well-being. Group uses exercises to stimulate the process for creative expression. No prior writing experience needed.

Laptime
Tuesday, April 28 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Children will be introduced to songs, games, finger plays and movement activities. Parents and caregivers will learn new ways to interact with their children. For children under 2 years and their caregiver.


Wine Making Class
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 3:00 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Learn how to make your own wine with Brews Up! This interactive class will teach you the process of wine making from start to finish!

Story Time
Thursday, April 30 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Stories, songs, finger plays and crafts about behavior. For children ages 2 – 5 years.


Coastal Hospice Bereavement Support Group
Thursday, April 30 - 11 am- 12 noon
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Meets weekly to provide counsel and support for those grieving. Facilitator Bob Miller 410-251-8163


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.

Great Books Discussion (Class is full)
Monday, May 4 - 2:30- 4 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.


Laptime
Tuesday, May 5 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Children will be introduced to songs, games, finger plays and movement activities. Parents and caregivers will learn new ways to interact with their children. For children under 2 years and their caregiver.


Diabetes Support Group
Wednesday, May 6 - 7-8 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
The group is sponsored by AGH Diabetes Outpatient Education Program and meets the 1st Wednesday of the month. Guest speakers, health alerts and guidance, meal planning and information sharing.


Story Time
Thursday, May 7 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Stories, songs, finger plays and crafts about Mothers’ Day. For children ages 2 – 5 years.


Coastal Hospice Bereavement Support Group
Thursday, May 7 - 11 am- 12 noon
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Meets weekly to provide counsel and support for those grieving. Facilitator Bob Miller 410-251-8163


Ocean Pines Book of the Month
Friday, May 8, 2015 - 2:00 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
The May selection is The Round House by Louise Erdrich. Join us for a lively discussion facilitated by Nancy Mitchell or Kelly Rouse of Salisbury University. Books are available in advance at the Ocean Pines Branch.

iPad Chicks—Beginners (Class Full)
Monday, May 11 - 10 am- 12 noon
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. To register call Norma Kessler at 410-641-7017(Men welcome.)


Writing for Wellness
Monday, May 11 - 1:30- 3:00 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
2nd & 4th Mondays each month. Research has shown that writing about stressful experiences, like illness, may boost health & psychological well-being. Group uses exercises to stimulate the process for creative expression. No prior writing experience needed.

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

Genealogy 101 (Seminar) Discover Your Family History
Tuesday, May 12 - 10 am- 12 noon
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Last session in this 5-part class. Thomas Dempsey, Sussex County Genealogy Society, will show you how to research, find the best reference materials and to accurately record your findings. Pre-registration is required. (Class is full).


Laptime
Tuesday, May 12 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Children will be introduced to songs, games, finger plays and movement activities. Parents and caregivers will learn new ways to interact with their children. For children under 2 years and their caregiver.


Parkinson Support Group
Tuesday, May 12 - 2 to 4 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Group meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month to learn more, discuss resources, share experiences and hear from guest speakers. Facilitator Mary Leidner 410-208-0525


Foreign Policy Key Issues: Discussion Group
Wednesday, May 13 - 10 am- 12 noon
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Meets bi-monthly, February through May, to discuss major foreign policy issues. Study guide is provided. Reserve study guide by registering at Ocean Pines Branch. Call 410-208-4014. Jim Young is facilitator.


Playtime
Wednesday, May 13 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch

Parents and children explore educational toys together in an interactive, free-play program. For children infant to 5 years.


Story Time
Thursday, May 14 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Stories, songs, finger plays and crafts about food. For children ages 2 – 5 years.


Coastal Hospice Bereavement Support Group
Thursday, May 14 - 11 am- 12 noon
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Meets weekly to provide counsel and support for those grieving. Facilitator Bob Miller 410-251-8163


Great Books Discussion (Class is full)
Monday, May 18 - 2:30- 4 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.


Dance Through History
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 2:00 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Did you know that the waltz was considered scandalous at one time? Learn more fascinating facts as we dance our way through history. Discover the roots of the rumba, swing, fox trot and more! Dances will be demonstrated.


iPad Chicks—Intermediate
Thursday, May 21 - 10 am- 12 noon
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Got a question? Need a little refresher? Share your experience. Drop in to the intermediate session of the iPad Chicks. (Men welcome.)


Story Time
Thursday, May 21 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Stories, songs, finger plays and crafts about friends. For children ages 2 – 5 years.


Coastal Hospice Bereavement Support Group
Thursday, May 21 - 11 am- 12 noon
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Meets weekly to provide counsel and support for those grieving. Facilitator Bob Miller 410-251-8163


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

Writing for Wellness
Monday, May 25 - 1:30- 3:00 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
2nd & 4th Mondays each month. Research has shown that writing about stressful experiences, like illness, may boost health & psychological well-being. Group uses exercises to stimulate the process for creative expression. No prior writing experience needed.

iPad Chicks—Beginners (Class is full)
Tuesday, May 26 - 10 am- 12 noon
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. To register call Norma Kessler at 410-641-7017 (Men welcome.)


Foreign Policy Key Issues: Discussion Group
Wednesday, May 27 - 10 am- 12 noon
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Meets bi-monthly, February through May, to discuss major foreign policy issues. Study guide is provided. Reserve study guide by registering at Ocean Pines Branch. Call 410-208-4014. Jim Young is facilitator.

Young and Restless
Wednesday, May 27 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
“Sidewalk Chalk Super Heroes” Come dressed as your favorite Super Hero! Dress to get messy. For children ages 3 - 7 years.


Story Time
Thursday, May 28 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Stories, songs, finger plays and crafts about gardens. For children ages 2 – 5 years.


Coastal Hospice Bereavement Support Group
Thursday, May 28 - 11 am- 12 noon
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Meets weekly to provide counsel and support for those grieving. Facilitator Bob Miller 410-251-8163


Diabetes Support Group
Wednesday, June 3 - 7-8 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
The group is sponsored by AGH Diabetes Outpatient Education Program and meets the 1st Wednesday of the month. Guest speakers, health alerts and guidance, meal planning and information sharing.


Coastal Hospice Bereavement Support Group
Thursday, June 4 - 11 am- 12 noon
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Meets weekly to provide counsel and support for those grieving. Facilitator Bob Miller 410-251-8163


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

Parkinson Support Group
Tuesday, June 9 - 2 to 4 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Group meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month to learn more, discuss resources, share experiences and hear from guest speakers. Facilitator Mary Leidner 410-208-0525


Coastal Hospice Bereavement Support Group
Thursday, June 11 - 11 am- 12 noon
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Meets weekly to provide counsel and support for those grieving. Facilitator Bob Miller 410-251-8163


Coastal Hospice Bereavement Support Group
Thursday, June 18 - 11 am- 12 noon
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Meets weekly to provide counsel and support for those grieving. Facilitator Bob Miller 410-251-8163


Coastal Hospice Bereavement Support Group
Thursday, June 25 - 11 am- 12 noon
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Meets weekly to provide counsel and support for those grieving. Facilitator Bob Miller 410-251-8163


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