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Snow Hill Branch

Calendar of Events


Snow Hill Book of the Month - “All American Boys” by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely
Wednesday, August 30 - 5:30 pm
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Join us for monthly book discussion from a rousing range of genres ranging from science fiction to historical, classics to YA -- facilitated by Cassandra Dasher, Snow Hill library staff. Copies of the book are available at the Snow Hill branch in advance.

Story Time “Going to School”
Thursday, September 7 - 10:30 am
Location: Snow Hill Branch
For 2 to 5 year old children.

Pirate Scavenger Hunt
Monday, September 11 - Saturday, September 23 - any time
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Arr, matey! Complete a pirate-themed scavenger hunt in the library to earn a prize. Talk to a librarian with your pirate voice to win an extra prize!
For children of all ages.

STEAM PM “Circuits”
Monday, September 11 - 3:45 pm
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Explore electric circuits and create flashlights and One Eyed Monsters. For children 6 years old and up.

Coffee Hour
Tuesday, September 12 - 2:00 pm
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Find out what your friends and neighbors are reading! Join us at the library on the second Tuesday of every month for coffee from The Daily Brew Coffeehouse in Snow Hill, refreshments and casual conversation on our favorite books and authors.

Writing for Wellness
Thursday, September 14 - 2:00 pm
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Are you suffering from an illness or grieving the loss of a loved one? Research has shown that writing about stressful experiences is therapeutic and promotes physical and emotional healing. Writing exercises are used to stimulate the process of creative expression. No prior writing experience is necessary. This class is facilitated by Ashley Jones.

Author Talk by Deborah Chapman Newell - “Memories in a Daughter’s Heart”
Friday, September 15 - 2:00 pm
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Deborah Chapman Newell grew up on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, and although her career has taken her to other places, her roots have remained on the shore. Her mother taught kindergarten full-time for many years, achieved a Bachelor's Degree at the age of 56, and remained active and energetic years after her retirement. "Memories in a Daughter's Heart" is Deborah's first book, and it is the story of Deborah and her mother. As her mother aged, Deborah found herself learning to cope with her mother's struggles and also encouraging and inspiring other women in similar circumstances.

Sensory Story Time
Saturday, September 16 - 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Join us for an inclusive story time designed to bring youngsters of all ages and abilities to the library. Hear a story, sing songs and make a craft. Please register for this program by calling 410-632-3495. Siblings, families and caretakers are all welcome.

Lap Time
Monday, September 18 - 10:30 am
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Children will be introduced to songs, games, and finger plays.
For children under 2 years old.

Board Game Night
Wednesday, September 20 - 4:00 - 7:00 pm
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Bring your friends and family for an evening of board game fun. We will provide a selection of games to choose from. This event is for all ages.

Story Time “Apples”
Thursday, September 21 - 10:30 am
Location: Snow Hill Branch
For 2 to 5 year old children.

Sea Glass Pendant Making
Friday, September 22 - 1:30 pm
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Have you ever been wandering down the beach and catch the sun glistening from a mysterious glass gem? Sea glass comes from discarded bottles from ships and industry, and also unfortunately from people who leave rubbish on the beach. Over time the sea washes it back and forth as the tide ebbs and flows until after many years it is thrown back onto our beaches transformed into the little sea gems we have come to treasure. At this workshop, you will learn how to make a one-of-a-kind sea glass pendant, with local sea glass hand collected by the presenter, Ashley Jones. Program is limited to 15 participants. Please register at the Snow Hill Branch at 410-632-3495.


Australia: A Serendipitous Trip “Down Under” - Presentation by Harry Deitch
Monday, September 25 - 3:00 pm
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Harry Deitch presents highlights from a five week trip to Australia. His mother was an “Aussie War Bride” who left Perth, West Australia in 1946 and traveled to Chincoteague Island, VA. At age 68, Harry traveled alone on a five week adventure to meet his relatives in Australia for the first time. He will describe his adventures in Tasmania, Sydney, Perth, and a tiny outback wheat-belt town called Mukinbudin, and a train ride across the continent on the Indian-Pacific Railroad. Come learn about Harry’s incredible trip, and gain an insight into a fascinating country.

Snow Hill Book of the Month - “The Handmaid’s Tale” by Margaret Atwood
Wednesday, September 27 - 5:30 pm
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Join us for monthly book discussion from a rousing range of genres ranging from science fiction to historical, classics to YA - facilitated by Cassandra Dasher, Snow Hill library staff. Copies of the book are available at the Snow Hill branch in advance.

Play Time
Thursday, September 28 - 10:30 am
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Make new friends and learn new skills while playing with our great educational toys!
For infant to 5 year old children.

Writing for Wellness
Thursday, September 28 - 10:30 am
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Are you suffering from an illness or grieving the loss of a loved one? Research has shown that writing about stressful experiences is therapeutic and promotes physical and emotional healing. Writing exercises are used to stimulate the process of creative expression. No prior writing experience is necessary. This class is facilitated by Ashley Jones.

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

Sit-N-Stitch
Wednesday, October 4 - 5:00 - 7:00 pm
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Drop in and join others for an evening of knitting, crocheting, and other needle arts. Sit, stitch, share ideas, meet new friends and connect with old ones! Please bring your own materials.

Story Time “Pumpkins”
Thursday, October 5 - 10:30 am
Location: Snow Hill Branch
For 2 to 5 year old children.

Cardboard Challenge “Cardboard Maze”
Saturday, October 7 - 10:00 am
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Inspired by Caine's Arcade, we will be creating a cardboard maze! We'll provide the cardboard and tools, you provide the creativity!
For children ages 7 and up.

Coffee Hour
Tuesday, October 10 - 2:00 pm
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Find out what your friends and neighbors are reading! Join us at the library on the second Tuesday of every month for coffee from The Daily Brew Coffeehouse in Snow Hill, refreshments and casual conversation on our favorite books and authors.

Young and Restless “Our Community”
Thursday, October 12 - 10:30 am
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Learn about people and places in our community. For 3 to 7 year old children.

Writing for Wellness
Thursday, October 12 - 2:00 pm
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Are you suffering from an illness or grieving the loss of a loved one? Research has shown that writing about stressful experiences is therapeutic and promotes physical and emotional healing. Writing exercises are used to stimulate the process of creative expression. No prior writing experience is necessary. This class is facilitated by Ashley Jones.

Lap Time
Monday, October 16 - 10:30 am
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Children will be introduced to songs, games, and finger plays. For children under 2 years old.

Story Time “Trees”
Thursday, October 19 - 10:30 am
Location: Snow Hill Branch
For 2 to 5 year old children.

Nick Haglich - Live at the Library
Friday, October 20 - 4:00 pm
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Kick off your weekend by coming to see local singer and guitarist Nick Haglich, live at the library! Nick will play favorites from the 1960s and 1970s. Light refreshments will be provided.

Sensory Story Time
Saturday, October 21 - 1:30 - 2:30 pm
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Join us for an inclusive story time designed to bring youngsters of all ages and abilities to the library. Hear a story, sing songs and make a craft. Please register for this program by calling 410-632-3495. Siblings, families and caretakers are all welcome.

Mini Pumpkin Decorating
Monday, October 23 - Wednesday, November 1 - any time
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Decorate a mini pumpkin to take home with you! The library will supply all materials. For children of all ages.

Junk Journaling
Monday, October 23 - 2:00 pm
Location: Snow Hill Branch
A junk journal is a handmade book made up of recycled items such as papers from magazines, brochures, patterned paper, music sheets, envelopes, packaging, brown paper bags, maps, greeting cards, post cards, and doilies, to name a few. The book covers can be made from cereal boxes, old book covers or any hard card boards. The popularity of these expressions of self is spiraling across the country!


Snow Hill Book of the Month - “The Sweet Potato Queens’ Book of Love” by Jill Conner Browne
Wednesday, October 25 - 5:30 pm
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Join us for monthly book discussion from a rousing range of genres ranging from science fiction to historical, classics to YA - facilitated by Cassandra Dasher, Snow Hill library staff. Copies of the book are available at the Snow Hill branch in advance.

Play Time
Thursday, October 26 - 10:30 am
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Make new friends and learn new skills while playing with our great educational toys!
For infant to 5 year old children.

Writing for Wellness
Thursday, October 26 - 10:30 am
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Are you suffering from an illness or grieving the loss of a loved one? Research has shown that writing about stressful experiences is therapeutic and promotes physical and emotional healing. Writing exercises are used to stimulate the process of creative expression. No prior writing experience is necessary. This class is facilitated by Ashley Jones.

Gluten Free Cooking
Monday, October 30 - 2:00 pm
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Learn some recipes to make tasty and delicious foods. Our presenter Dawn Manyfeathers will make Lotus Flower Cookies and talk about the benefits of eating gluten free foods.

STEM FEST: Harry Potter STEM Party
Tuesday, October 31 - 4:00 - 5:00 pm
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Explore science in the Harry Potter universe! Come in costume for a chance to win a door prize! For children ages 8 and up.

STEM FEST: Pumpkin Seed Counting
Wednesday, November 1 - 3:30 pm
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Do big pumpkins have more seeds than small ones? We will open up different sized pumpkins and count the seeds.
For children ages 5 and up.

STEM Story Time “Hibernation”
Thursday, November 2 - 10:30 am
Location: Snow Hill Branch
For 2 to 5 year old children.

Lap Time
Monday, November 6 - 10:30 am
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Children will be introduced to songs, games, and finger plays. For children under 2 years old.

“STEM FEST”
Monday, November 6 - 3:45 pm
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Juggle with Cascading Carlos; attempt the Library’s Wind Tunnel Challenge; milk a pretend cow and learn how to make butter with Cindy, 4-H Agent University of Maryland Extension 4-H Worcester County; experiment with Nanotechnology and try LEGO WeDo Robotics with Lisa, 4-H STEM Agent University of Maryland Extension 4-H Worcester County. For children 6 years old and up.


3D Printer Demonstration Day
Wednesday, November 8 - all day
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Come see what you can make on a 3D printer! We will have projects in process on the printer all day long and staff will be available to answer questions.

STEM FEST “Crazy Science Lab”
Thursday, November 9 - 10:30 am
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Experiment with us! For 3 to 7 year old children.

Writing for Wellness
Thursday, November 9 - 2:00 pm
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Are you suffering from an illness or grieving the loss of a loved one? Research has shown that writing about stressful experiences is therapeutic and promotes physical and emotional healing. Writing exercises are used to stimulate the process of creative expression. No prior writing experience is necessary. This class is facilitated by Ashley Jones.

Coffee Hour
Tuesday, November 14 - 2:00 pm
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Find out what your friends and neighbors are reading! Join us at the library on the second Tuesday of every month for coffee from The Daily Brew Coffeehouse in Snow Hill, refreshments and casual conversation on our favorite books and authors.

Story Time “Thanksgiving”
Thursday, November 16 - 10:30 am
Location: Snow Hill Branch
For 2 to 5 year old children.

Sensory Story Time
Saturday, November 18 - 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Join us for an inclusive story time designed to bring youngsters of all ages and abilities to the library. Hear a story, sing songs and make a craft. Please register for this program by calling 410-632-3495. Siblings, families and caretakers are all welcome.

Lap Time
Monday, November 20 - 10:30 am
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Children will be introduced to songs, games, and finger plays. For children under 2 years old.

Gourd Ornaments
Monday, November 20 - 2:00 pm
Location: Snow Hill Branch
We will design and make ornaments from small gourds. This program is presented by Dawn Manyfeathers.

Snow Hill Book of the Month - “A Man Called Ove” by Fredrik Backman
Wednesday, November 29 - 5:30 pm
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Join us for monthly book discussion from a rousing range of genres ranging from science fiction to historical, classics to YA - facilitated by Cassandra Dasher, Snow Hill library staff. Copies of the book are available at the Snow Hill branch in advance.

Story Time “Dogs”
Thursday, November 30 - 10:30 am
Location: Snow Hill Branch
For 2 to 5 year old children.