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Pocomoke Branch

Calendar of Events


Young and Restless “Let’s Make Some Music”
October 16, 2014 - 10:30a.m.
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Create, explore, learn and have fun! Dress to get messy. For Children ages 3-5 years old.

Simple Home Remedies
Thursday, September 25 - 2 pm
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Learn how to stock your medicine cabinet with homemade herbal remedies for common ailments such as conjunctivitis, coughs, colds, burns, bee stings, poison ivy, cuts, muscle soreness and many more.

Story Time
Thursday, September 25 - 10:30 am
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Stories, rhymes, finger plays, music and crafts. For children ages 2 -5 years.

The Art Studio
Friday, September 26 - 3:30 pm
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Learn to draw, paint and create with professional artist Dale Rohl. Please call 410-957-0878 to register for this program. For ages 8 and & up.

The MOMS Club (Moms Offering Moms Support)
Tuesday, September 30 - 10 am
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Feel like you're the only mother who stays home? You're not alone! Come meet other stay-at-home moms in the area! Play dates, babysitting co-ops, arts & crafts and more! Bring the kids!

One Maryland One Book: Meet the Author, Reyna Grande
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 7:30 pm
Location: Wor Wic Community College (Guerrieri Hall)
Award winning author Reyna Grande will be speaking at Wor Wic Community College (Guerrieri Hall) about her book "The Distance Between Us," this year's One Maryland One Book selection. Refreshments and social hour will follow her talk.


Play Time
Thursday, October 2 - 10:30 am
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Parents and children explore educational toys together in an interactive, free play program. For children infant to 5 years.

Chair Yoga
Thursday, October 2 - 3:30 pm
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Designed for the more mature body, this style of yoga is sometimes referred to as "gentle" yoga. Sessions are led by certified yoga instructor, Carol Pike.

Beginners Computer Class
Monday, October 6 - 1 - 4 pm
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Learn how to set up an e-mail account and how to navigate the web. Please call 410-957-0878 to register for this program. Space is limited.

Restaurants for Reading
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Support your library by dining at these local participating eateries today! A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Worcester County Library Foundation.

Bayside Skillet - Ocean City
The Berlin Coffeehouse - Berlin
BJ's on the Water - Ocean City
The Captain's Table - Ocean City
Denovo's - Ocean Pines
Drummer's Cafe at the Atlantic Cafe - Berlin
The Globe - Berlin
Harvest Moon - Snow Hill
Market Street Deli - Pocomoke
Rosenfeld's Jewish Delicatessen - Ocean City

Thank you to all of the participating restaurants!

eReaders and Library Books
Wednesday, October 8 - 2 pm
Location: Pocomoke 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. Please call 410-957-0878 to register for this program. Space is limited.

Story Time
Thursday, October 9 - 10:30 am
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Stories & crafts, for children ages 2 - 5 years.

Aerial Dance
Thursday, October 9 - 2 pm
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Watch an aerial dance routine on 16-foot rigging and step-by-step demonstrations of particular moves. Learn the history of aerial dance and find out where this new art form is going. Program is held outside. Bring your lawn chair! Rain date is Thursday, October 16. All ages welcome.

Science & Nature
Friday, October 10 - 3:30 pm
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Hands-on activities for the budding scientist. Please call 410-957-0878 to register for this program. Space is limited. For ages 8 and up.

A Taste of the Arts
Sunday, October 12, 2014 - 1 - 4 pm
Join the Worcester County Library Foundation and the Worcester County Arts Council for their second Taste of the Arts Event. This year the event will be held in the Assateague Room at the Ocean Pines Community Center. Local art will be on display and for sale. There will be refreshments and music by Apple & Britt. Tickets are $15.00 in advance and $20.00 at the door and may be purchased at the Worcester County Arts Council or by calling 410-641-0809.

Columbus Day
Monday, October 13, 2014
Location: All Branches
Library Closed

October Board of Trustees Meeting
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 9:30 am
Location: Berlin Branch
Meetings are open to the public.

Young and Restless - “Let’s Make Some Music”
Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 10:30 am
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Create, explore, learn and have fun! Dress to get messy. For children ages 3-5 years.

Chair Yoga
Thursday, October 16 - 3:30 pm
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Designed for the more mature body, this style of yoga is sometimes referred to as "gentle" yoga. Sessions are led by certified yoga instructor, Carol Pike.

Build it (For Little Hands)
Saturday, October 18 - 10 am to 12 noon
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Encourage and promote fine motor skills through hands on constructive free play. Fun "build it yourself" activities for little hands! For ages 18 months to 3 years.

Story Time
Thursday, October 23 - 10:30 am
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Stories & crafts. For children ages 2 - 5 years.

The Art Studio
Friday, October 24 - 3:30 pm
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Come and paint pumpkins for harvest time at this month's Art Studio with professional artist Dale Rohl. Please call 410-957-0878 to register for this program. For ages 8 and & up.

The MOMS Club (Moms Offering Moms Support)
Tuesday, October 28 - 10 am
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Feel like you're the only mother who stays home? You're not alone! Come meet other stay-at-home moms in the area! Play dates, babysitting co-ops, arts & crafts and more! Bring the kids!

New York! New York!  Overnight Trip to New York City!
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Stay at the fabulous Edison Hotel in Times Square and see either Wicked or Motown: The Musical. Shop, dine, sight see, and relax! Bus leaves from behind the Snow Hill Post Office at 7 am and from the Ocean Pines Library at 7:30 am on Tuesday, October 28. We will return at approximately 10 pm on Wednesday, October 29. Ticket price includes transportation, hotel and Broadway show. Meals are on your own. Seating is limited so call today at 410-632-3970. Price $425.00.

Celebrate Halloween
Thursday, October 30 - 10:30 am
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Come dressed in costume and enjoy Halloween stories, crafts and treats! For children ages 2 - 5 years.

Backyard Herbs
Thursday, October 30 - 2 pm
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Discover the healing benefits of your backyard "weeds." Learn to identify and use them in a myriad of different
techniques. Discover how to use weeds such as dandelion, jewelweed, chickweed, plantain and more!

Chair Yoga
Thursday, October 30 - 3:30 pm
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Designed for the more mature body, this style of yoga is sometimes referred to as "gentle" yoga. Sessions are led by certified yoga instructor, Carol Pike.

Play Time
Thursday, November 6 - 10:30 am
Location: Pocomoke 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.

Introduction to Essential Oils
Thursday, November 6 - 2 pm
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Learn how to use essential oils in cleaning, body care, and aromatically. Smell different oils and learn to use them safely and effectively. Learn some of the science of how and why essential oils work. Lots of starter recipes will be shared.

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

Story Time
Thursday, November 13 - 10:30 am
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Stories & crafts, for children ages 2 - 5 years.

Chair Yoga
Thursday, November 13 - 3:30 pm
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Designed for the more mature body, this style of yoga is sometimes referred to as "gentle" yoga. Sessions are led by certified yoga instructor, Carol Pike.

Science & Nature
Friday, November 14 - 3:30 pm
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Hands-on activities for the budding scientist. Please call 410-957-0878 to register for this program. Space is limited. For ages 8 and up.

Build it (For Little Hands)
Saturday, November 15 - 10 am to 12 noon
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Encourage and promote fine motor skills through hands-on constructive free play. Fun "build it yourself" activities for little hands! For ages 18 months to 3 years.

Young and Restless “Digging Dinosaurs”
November 20, 2014 - 10:30 am
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Create, explore, learn and have fun! Dress to get messy. For children ages 3-5 years.

Altered Clothing
Thursday, November 20 - 2 - 3:30 pm
Location: Pocomoke Branch
What do you do with your favorite shirt that has a grease stain on it? How about those jeans with a huge hole? Do you have a piece of clothing that you love the fabric but it looks terrible on? Learn to repurpose these items to make one-of-a-kind artistic clothing. Several techniques will be demonstrated as well as completed projects.

The MOMS Club (Moms Offering Moms Support)
Tuesday, November 25 - 10 am
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Feel like you're the only mother who stays home? You're not alone! Come meet other stay-at-home moms in the area! Play dates, babysitting co-ops, arts & crafts and more! Bring the kids!

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

Play Time
Thursday, December 4 - 10:30 am
Location: Pocomoke 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.

Basic Computer Instruction
Monday, December 8 - 1 - 4 pm
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Learn how to set up an e-mail account and how to navigate the web. Please call 410-957-0878 to register for this program. Space is limited.

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

Story Time
Thursday, December 11 - 10:30 am
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Stories & crafts, for children ages 2 - 5 years.

The World of Bees
Thursday, December 11 - 2 pm
Location: Pocomoke Branch
What would our world look like without the tiny creatures we call bees? Learn the value of bees in our society. See a frame of bees at work. Learn about the roles in the hive and the products we get from bees. All ages welcome.

Science & Nature
Friday, December 12 - 3:30 pm
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Hands-on activities for the budding scientist. Please call 410-957-0878 to register for this program. Space is limited. For ages 8 and up.

Young and Restless “Reindeer Games”
Thursday, December 18 - 10:30 am
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Holiday crafts, music and games! Dress to get messy. For children ages 3 - 5 years.

Build it (For Little Hands)
Saturday, December 20 - 10 am to 12 noon
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Encourage and promote fine motor skills through hands-on constructive free play. Fun "build it yourself" activities for little hands! For ages 18 months to 3 years.

Stories and Santa
Tuesday, December 23 - 10:30 am
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Stories, crafts and a visit from Santa! For children ages 2 - 6 years.

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

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

The MOMS Club (Moms Offering Moms Support)
Tuesday, December 30 - 10 am
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Feel like you're the only mother who stays home? You're not alone! Come meet other stay-at-home moms in the area! Play dates, babysitting co-ops, arts & crafts and more! Bring the kids!

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.