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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).

Digital Drop In
February 2016 - Any day! Any time!
Location: Berlin Branch
Don’t be frustrated by your new E-Reader or tablet; call the Berlin Branch at 410-641-0650 to schedule your individual tutorial. We are happy to help in any way!

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!

Drumming Around the World
Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 2:00 pm
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Ted Nichols of Salisbury University demonstrates the drums and drumming patterns of other countries in this fun and interactive program. Join us and be part of a group drumming session.

Story Time “Valentines”
Thursday, February 11 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Join us for stories about Valentines. There will also be music, crafts and lots of fun, for children age 2 to 5.

Young and Restless “Crazy Science Lab”
Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 10:30 am
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Science, Art and Fun! Dress to get messy.
For 3 to 7 year old children.

Story Time “Valentines”
Friday, February 12 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Join us for stories about Valentines. There will also be music, crafts and lots of fun, for children age 2 to 5.

Ocean Pines Book of the Month
Friday, February 12 - 2:00 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
The Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline: the author of Bird in Hand and The Way Life Should Be delivers her most ambitious and powerful novel to date: a captivating story of two very different women who build an unexpected friendship: a 91-year-old woman with a hidden past as an orphan-train rider and the teenage girl whose own troubled adolescence leads her to seek answers to questions no one has ever thought to ask. Join us for a lively discussion facilitated by Kelley Rouse or Nancy Mitchell of Salisbury University. Copies of books are available in advance at the Ocean Pines Library.

Presidents’ Day
Monday, February 15, 2016
Location: All Branches
Library Closed

Great Books Discussion
Monday, February 15 - 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. For more information please contact Lisa Harrison at 410-632-3970


Story Time “Teeth”
Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 10:30 AM
Location: Berlin Branch
The average person has 32 teeth, how many do you have? Children 2-5 years old are invited to join us at the Berlin Branch to learn about growing teeth, losing teeth, and cleaning teeth. We'll even make a teeth craft!

Play Time
Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 10:30 a.m.
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Join us for some good old-fashioned play! For infant to 5 year old children.

Genealogy Seminar: Research Tips & Tricks
Tuesday, February 16 - 10:30 am- 12 noon
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Second session concentrates on organizing genealogy files, folders, clippings, photos, and the variety of information found during family research. Pre-registration is required. Call the Ocean Pines Library 410-208-4014


Lap Time
Tuesday, February 16 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Children will be introduced to songs, games and finger plays. Appropriate for children under 2 years of age.

Tai Chi
Tuesday, February 16 - 4:00 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
The 4th session of a 6 week course. Originally developed for self-defense, Tai Chi has also evolved into a graceful form of exercise that's often used for stress reduction and a variety of other health conditions. Described as meditation in motion, Tai Chi promotes serenity through gentle, flowing movements. Learn the ancient art of Tai Chi with instructor Kim Reed. Class size is limited. Please call the Ocean Pines Branch at 410-208-4014 to register.

BEER!
Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 5:30-6:30 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
Author and brewer Tony Russo (Eastern Shore Beer: the Heady History of Chesapeake Brewing) presents the history of local brewing on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.

Foreign Policy Key Issues: Discussion Group
Wednesday, February 17 - 10 am- 12 noon
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Group 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 the facilitator.

Maryland VA Representative
Wednesday, February 17 - 10 am- 3 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
On the 3rd Wednesday of each month, Maryland Dept. of Veterans Affairs representative, Michelle Licata, is available to offer outreach services to veterans and their families. No appointment necessary. For more information please call 410-713-3482.

History of the U.S. Constitution
Wednesday, February 17 - 2- 4 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
This course is six two-hour sessions presented by Howard Sribnick. The United States Constitution created, for the first time in history, a form of government in which the power to govern was vested in the ‘who’ were to be governed: a government by the people and for the people. This course will present a review of the history of the U.S. Constitution and the Supreme Court cases that have interpreted its provisions. The course is intended to allow participants to better understand how our founding fathers intended our government to work, how it works (or fails to work) today, and how it may work in the future. Please call the Ocean Pines Branch at 410-208-4014 to register.

Play Time
Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
Ocean City Branch
Find out more about this event.

iPad Chicks—Beginners
Thursday, February 18 - 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. Group meets twice a month January through May. To register call Norma Kessler at 410-641-7017 (Men welcome.)

Young & Restless “Crazy Science Lab”
Thursday, February 18 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Science, Art and lots of Fun!! Dress to get messy. Program is for children 3 to 7 years.

Story Time “Hearts”
Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 10:30 am
Location: Snow Hill Branch
For 2 to 5 year old children.

Berlin Book of the Month - The Round House by Louise Erdrich
Friday, February 19, 2016 - 1:00 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
Reviewers at Booklist say that The Round House is “a stunning and devastating tale of hate crimes and vengeance…Erdrich covers a vast spectrum of history, cruel loss, and bracing realizations. A preeminent tale in an essential American saga.”
Join us each month for a lively book discussion facilitated by Cynthia Hanagud and Gail Samis of Salisbury University. Copies of books are available in advance at the Berlin Branch.

The Art Studio
Friday, February 19, 2016 - 3:30 p.m.
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Learn how to draw, paint and create with artist Dale Rohl. Supplies limited. Please call the Pocomoke Branch Library to register at 410-957-0878. For children 8 years old & up.

Story Time “Fishy Fish”
Friday, February 19 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Join us for stories about fish. There will also be music, crafts and lots of fun, for children age 2 to 5.

Women Talking About Women
Friday, February 19 - 2:00 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Join us, on the third Friday of each month for reading selections based on women, their accomplishments, attitudes, challenges, etc. The February selection, Neverhome by Laird Hunt, is available at the Ocean Pines Branch in advance. This series is led by Dana Rosenfeld.

Build It!
Saturday, February 20, 2016 - 10 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Hands on constructive free play. Fun build it yourself activities for children 18 months old & up.

Mobile One-Stop Job Market
Monday, February 22 - 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
The Mobile Unit is One-Stop job help on wheels! Equipped with trained staff and the latest technology, they will assist with resume preparation, job searches, training opportunities and more. No appointment necessary. Visit their online calendar at www.calendar.yahoo.com/mobileosjm

Writing for Wellness
Monday, February 22 - 1:30- 3:00 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Research has shown that writing about stressful experiences, like illness,may boost health & 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 410-208-6613.

Drop-In Demonstration of New Voting Machine Equipment
Monday, February 22, 2016 - 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Stop by at any time between 2:30 and 5:30 and learn about the new voting equipment. Worcester County Election Office will have handouts concerning early voting, Election Day, and absentee ballot information.
For more information contact:
Patricia Jackson, Election Director
Worcester County Election Office
100 Belt Street
Snow Hill, Maryland 21863
410.632.1320, ext. 102

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

Young and Restless - Crazy Science Lab
Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 10:30 AM
Location: Berlin Branch
Science, Art, and Imagination! For 3 to 7 year-old children.

Early STEM Stories & Activities
Tuesday, February 20, 2016 - 10:30 a.m.
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Introduce little ones to science, technology, engineering and math. A different theme each session. Please call the Pocomoke Branch Library at 410-957-0878 to sign up. For children ages 3 years old & up.

Lap Time
Tuesday, February 23 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Children will be introduced to songs, games and finger plays. Appropriate for children under 2 years of age.

Tai Chi
Tuesday, February 23 - 4:00 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Class #5 of a 6 week course. Originally developed for self-defense, Tai Chi has also evolved into a graceful form of exercise that's often used for stress reduction and a variety of other health conditions. Described as meditation in motion, Tai Chi promotes serenity through gentle, flowing movements. Learn the ancient art of Tai Chi with instructor Kim Reed. Class size is limited. Please call the Ocean Pines Branch to register at 410-208-4014.

Family Night “Our Favorite Things”
Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 5:30-6:30 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
Favorite activities for everyone: board games, puppet-making (and shows!). Crafts for the children too!

History of the U.S. Constitution
Wednesday, February 24 - 2- 4 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
This is the second session in a 6 part course presented by Howard Sribnick. This course will present a review of the history of the U.S. Constitution and the Supreme Court cases that have interpreted its provisions. The course is intended to allow participants to better understand how our founding fathers intended our government to work, how it works (or fails to work) today, and how it may work in the future. Please call the Ocean Pines Branch at 410-208-4014 to register.

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

Fireside Chat
Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 3:00 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
Want to explore new authors and genres but don’t know where to start? Join us for a lively chat about our favorite good reads and get some great ideas!

Story Time “Dinosaurs”
Thursday, February 25 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Join us for stories about dinosaurs. There will also be music, crafts and lots of fun, for children age 2 to 5.

Play Time
Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 10:30 am
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Join us for some old fashioned play!
For infant to 5 year old children.

Drop-In Demonstration of New Voting Machine Equipment
Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Stop by at any time between 10:30 and 1:30 to learn about the new voting equipment. Worcester County Election Office will have handouts concerning early voting, Election Day, and absentee ballot information. For more information contact:
Patricia Jackson, Election Director
Worcester County Election Office
100 Belt Street
Snow Hill, Maryland 21863
410.632.1320, ext. 102

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!

Story Time “Dental Health”
Friday, February 26 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Join us for stories about our teeth and how to keep them healthy. There will also be music, crafts and lots of fun, for children age 2 to 5.

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.

The Teachings of Louise Hay
Monday, February 29, 2016 - 2 pm
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Body/Speak: Your body will give you many clues on your mental/emotional state by the locations of pain, discolorations and conditions. This class will cover teachings from Louise Hay, as well as tidbits on increasing awareness & health through easy practices. Carol Borsello will expound on the philosophy of this master teacher.

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

Digital Drop In
March, 2016 - Any day! Any Time!
Location: Berlin Branch
Don’t be frustrated by your new E-Reader or tablet; call the Berlin Branch at 410-641-0650 to schedule your individual tutorial. We are happy to help in any way!

Story Time “Cities and Farms”
Tuesday, March 1, 2016 - 10:30 AM
Location: Berlin Branch
Big cities have stories and farms have stories. All two-to-five-year-olds are welcome to enjoy our stories, make a craft and find new friends at Berlin Library’s Story Time!

Young and Restless “Fun with Dr. Seuss”
Tuesday, March 1, 2016 - 10:30 a.m.
Location: Pocomoke Branch
"If you never did, you should! These things are fun, and fun is good!" Dr. Seuss.
For children ages 3 to 7 years old.

Lap Time
Tuesday, March 1 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Children will be introduced to songs, games and finger plays. Appropriate for children under 2 years of age.

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.

The Big Read:  The Poetry of Emily Dickinson
March and April 2016
The Worcester County Library received a BIG READ grant from The National Endowment of the Arts and Arts Midwest to develop programs to inspire people to read the poetry of Emily Dickinson. The Library was one of only 75 recipients of this national grant. We are grateful to provide this opportunity to our customers and hope you enjoy the programming which takes place during the months of March and April. Big Read programs are sponsored by the National Endowment of the Arts and Arts Midwest.

Tai Chi
Tuesday, March 1 - 4:00 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
This is the 6th and last class of a 6 week course. Originally developed for self-defense, Tai Chi has also evolved into a graceful form of exercise that's often used for stress reduction and a variety of other health conditions. Described as meditation in motion, Tai Chi promotes serenity through gentle, flowing movements. Instructor Kim Reed.



E-Readers and the Library
Wednesday, March 2, 2016 - 2:00 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
The library is the best place to get free digital content, and downloading is convenient and easy! Bring your library card and tablet or e-reader to start downloading immediately.

Re-Mix- Another Mixed Media Project
Wednesday, March 2, 2016 - 2 pm
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Create and explore different techniques with mixed media. Wear and old shirt or apron- creativity is messy!
Please call the Pocomoke Library Branch at 410-957-0878 to register for this program. Supplies provided.

Foreign Policy Key Issues: Discussion Group
Wednesday, March 2 - 10 am- 12 noon
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Group 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 the facilitator.

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

History of the U.S. Constitution
Wednesday, March 2 - 2- 4 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
This is the third session in a 6 part course presented by Howard Sribnick. This course will present a review of the history of the U.S. Constitution and the Supreme Court cases that have interpreted its provisions. The course is intended to allow participants to better understand how our founding fathers intended our government to work, how it works (or fails to work) today, and how it may work in the future. Please call the Ocean Pines Branch at 410-208-4014 to register.

Play Time
Thursday, March 3 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Foster creativity and confidence with age appropriate toys. Develop cognitive, physical and social skills while meeting new friends through this interactive, free play program. For children infant to 5 years.

Story Time “Rain”
Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 10:30 am
Location: Snow Hill Branch
For 2 to 5 year old children.

A BIG READ Event: The Poetry of Emily Dickinson
Thursday, March 3 - 2:00 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Poetry reading: join us as we hear Emily Dickinson’s poetry spoken with the passion and soul that brings Emily’s poetry to life by teacher and poet Nancy Mitchell of Salisbury University.

Dirty Paws Gardening Club
Friday, March 4, 2016 - 3:30 pm
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Explore gardening and nature with fun activities and projects. For supply purposes,
please call the Pocomoke Branch Library at 410-957-0878 to register for this program.
For children ages 8 years old and up.

Story Time “Houses & Homes”
Friday, March 4 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Join us for stories about houses and homes. There will also be music, crafts and lots of fun, for children age 2 to 5.

Write it! Creative Writing Forum
Saturday, March 5, 2016 - 10:00 AM
Location: Berlin Branch
Novice and established writers gather to share their fiction, non-fiction, and creative writing projects. Program includes critiques and appreciation as well as market leads and writing exercises.

Family Game Day
Saturday, March 5, 2016 - 10 am- 12 pm
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Classic family fun board games...giant sized! For all ages.

Great Books Discussion
Monday, March 7 - 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. For more information please contact Lisa Harrison at 410-632-3970


Play Time
Tuesday, March 8, 2016 - 10:30 AM
Location: Berlin Branch
Join us for some good old-fashioned play! For infant to five-year-old children.

Story Time “Dr. Seuss”
Tuesday, March 8, 2016 - 10:30 am
Location: Pocomoke Branch
For children ages 2 to 5 years old.

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

iPad Chicks—Intermediate
Tuesday, March 8 - 10 am- 12 noon
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Got a question? Need a little refresher? Share your experience!. The second Tuesday of each month, January through May, drop in to the intermediate session of the iPad Chicks. (Men welcome.)

Lap Time
Tuesday, March 8 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Children will be introduced to songs, games and finger plays. Appropriate for children under 2 years of age.

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.

Swedish Massage
Wednesday, March 9, 2016 - 2:00 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
Not sure if you might want or need a massage? Our presenter,Carol Borsell, LMT, a practicing massage therapist for 20 years, will demonstrate a full-body massage and answer your questions about draping, oils, strokes, pressures and much more.

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.

History of the U.S. Constitution
Wednesday, March 9 - 2- 4 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
This is the fourth meeting in a 6 part course presented by Howard Sribnick. This course presents a review of the history of the U.S. Constitution and the Supreme Court cases that have interpreted its provisions. The course is intended to allow participants to better understand how our founding fathers intended our government to work, how it works (or fails to work) today, and how it may work in the future. Please call the Ocean Pines Branch at 410-208-4014 to register.

iPad Chicks—Beginners
Thursday, March 10 - 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. Group meets twice a month January through May. To register call Norma Kessler at 410-641-7017 (Men welcome.)

Story Time “Families”
Thursday, March 10 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Join us for stories about families. There will also be music, crafts and lots of fun, for children age 2 to 5.

Young and Restless “Fun With Dr. Seuss”
Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 10:30 am
Location: Snow Hill Branch
"If you never did, you should! These things are fun, and fun is good!" Dr. Seuss.
For 3 to 7 year old children.

Story Time “Pets”
Friday, March 11 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Join us for stories about pets. There will also be music, crafts and lots of fun, for children age 2 to 5.

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.

Ocean Pines Book of the Month
Friday, March 11 - 2:00 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
The Life We Bury by Allan Eskens: college student Joe Talbert has the modest goal of completing a writing assignment for an English class. His task is to interview a stranger and write a brief biography of the person. With deadlines looming, Joe heads to a nearby nursing home to find a willing subject. There he meets Carl Iverson, and soon nothing in Joe's life is ever the same. Join us for a lively book discussion facilitated by Kelley Rouse or Nancy Mitchell of Salisbury University. Copies of books are available in advance at the Ocean Pines Library.

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!

Mobile One-Stop Job Market
Monday, March 14 - 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
The Mobile Unit is One-Stop job help on wheels! Equipped with trained staff and the latest technology, they will assist with resume preparation, job searches, training opportunities and more. No appointment necessary. Visit their online calendar at www.calendar.yahoo.com/mobileosjm

Writing for Wellness
Monday, March 14 - 1:30- 3:00 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Research has shown that writing about stressful experiences, like illness,may boost health & 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 410-208-6613.

STEAM PM “Crazy Science Lab”
Monday, March 14, 2016 - 3:45 pm
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Wild and Wacky Science Projects!
For children 6 years old and up.

Story Time “Wonderland”
Tuesday, March 15, 2016 - 10:30 AM
Location: Berlin Branch
Let's take a trip to Wonderland! Stories are the way to get there. All two-to-five-year-olds are invited to visit the Berlin Branch to start their adventure!

Genealogy Seminar: Research Tips & Tricks
Tuesday, March 15 - 10:30 am- 12 noon
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
In this third session, Tom Dempsey will discuss and explore the different Genealogy Websites. Pre-registration is required. Call the Ocean Pines Library 410-208-4014.

Lap Time
Tuesday, March 15 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Children will be introduced to songs, games and finger plays. Appropriate for children under 2 years of age.

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.

Maryland VA Representative - CANCELED
Wednesday, March 16 - 10 am- 3 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
NO representative will be here on March 16.

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

Young & Restless “Fun With Dr. Seuss”
Thursday, March 17 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
“If you never did you should! These things are fun, and fun is good” Dr. Seuss. Appropriate for children 3 to 7 years.

Story Time “St. Patrick’s Day”
Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 10:30 am
Location: Snow Hill Branch
For 2 to 5 year old children.

Berlin Book of the Month - A BIG READ EVENT - The Poetry of Emily Dickinson: Final Harvest
Friday, March 18, 2016 - 1:00 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
Many early editions of Emily Dickinson’s poetry were re-punctuated by the editor. To re-punctuate Dickinson is often to re-interpret her poems. In 1955, Thomas H. Johnson edited from all known manuscripts The Poems of Emily Dickinson, Including Variant Readings. This edition, known as the Johnson text, attempted to report the manuscripts with complete accuracy. He later published Final Harvest a compilation of 575 of Emily’s best works of poetry.

The Art Studio
Friday, March 18, 2016 - 3:30 pm
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Learn how to draw, paint, and create with artist Dale Rohl. Supplies limited.
Please call the Pocomoke Branch Library at 410-957-0878 to register for this program.
For children ages 8 years old and up.