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Calendar of Events


Events By Category: Class - Workshop


Yoga
Thursdays, April 5 through May 10 - 4:45 pm
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Come relax with us every Thursday. Instructor, Carol Pike, will guide us through meditation. The program is limited to 20 participants. Please call the Snow Hill Branch at 410-632-3495 to register.

Feng Shui
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 2:00 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
Learn the principles of Feng Shui, the ancient Chinese art of placement. Is it used to facilitate the flow of Ch'i in the home, garden, office, etc. Feng Shui is to work with objects as they are to enhance your life by bringing it into harmony and balance with your surroundings. Our class is taught by Diane Heck.

Information Literacy “Smartphone Hints and Tips”
Wednesday, April 25 - 2 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Stumped by your smartphone, or just want to learn more? Join us for a session that will cover the basics, plus extras like adding and removing apps, creating new home screens, and accessing file storage. Android and Apple users welcome.



Family Preppers
Saturday, April 28 - 11 am
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Do you have the right supplies on hand in the event of an emergency? learn tips on how to equip your family in the event of a long term disaster.

Drawing Faces
Tuesday, May 1 - 2 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Artist Michael Carmean will teach the techniques of drawing a human face. All supplies are included. Class is limited to 15 participants. Please register by calling the Ocean City Branch at 410-524-1818

Patriotic Wreath Making
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 2:00 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
Memorial Day is coming up; join us as we make beautiful red-white-and-blue wreaths to hang indoors or out. Materials will be provided, so our class size is limited. Register by calling the Berlin Branch at 410-641-0650.

First Saturday Writers
Saturday, May 5, 2018 - 10:00 AM
Location: Berlin Branch
Novice and established writers gather to share their fiction, non-fiction, and creative writing projects. Structure includes critiques and appreciation, market leads and writing exercises. Drop-ins welcome!

The Digital Library and You
Monday, May 7, 2018 - 2:00 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
Books and magazines for your e-reader, audiobooks and music for your player, movies and TV for your leisure; and all free to download from the comfort of your own home. Visit the library with your library card and device
to get started!


iPad Chicks—Beginners
Wednesday, May 9 - 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. To register call Norma Kessler at 410-641-7017. Men are welcome.


Coffee & Coloring
Wednesday, May 9 - 3 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Coloring is a relaxing and therapeutic pastime that has become a popular way for adults to relive stress. Come enjoy a cup of coffee, refreshments, and unwind with us for our Coffee & Coloring program, second Wednesday of the month. No registration required. Adults only please.

Writing with Ruth
Thursday, May 10 - 1 - 3 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Join our monthly gathering of local writers as we share our independent work (poems/essays/memoirs/prose, etc.) and receive encouraging feedback from fellow participants. Ruth Wanberg-Alcorn facilitates the group. All writers welcome!

Easy Chocolates
Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 2:00 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
Learn how to make easy chocolate treats for your family and for holidays and special occasions. We will make beautiful chocolate and marshmallows pops and learn how to arrange them into bouquets for gifts. Learn how to make truffles with homemade filling and chocolate clusters with fruit and nuts.

Art Studio “Famous Artist Series 3”
Friday, May 11 - 3:30 pm
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Learn to draw, paint and create. Please call the Pocomoke Branch Library at 410-957-0878 to register.
Space is limited. For ages 8 & up.

Public Speaking Workshop
Saturday, May 12, 2018 - 11:00 AM
Location: Berlin Branch
Learn to communicate effectively and speak with confidence. We’ll offer tips to conquer nerves and win your audience.

Coloring for Calmness and Conversation
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 2:00 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
Join us for monthly adult coloring sessions. Research has shown that coloring has therapeutic potential to reduce anxiety and create focus or mindfulness. We will explore different patterns such as mandalas, zentangles, paisleys, or patterns suggested by our participants. Bring your own coloring pages or use ours. Colored pencils, gel pens, and felt tips will be available, along with coffee and cookies.



Afternoon Genre Club @ Ocean City
Wednesday, May 16 - 2 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Join us at the Ocean City branch for our new genre book club. We choose the genre/topic, you choose the title. Discussions are on the third Wednesday of the month at 2pm with light refreshments. This month's genre is Family Drama. Stop by the branch for suggested titles.

Arm Knitting
Thursday, May 17 - 2 pm
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Learn how to knit using nothing but your arms. No tools or knitting needles are used to create
fabulous crafted pieces. Please bring two skeins of number 6 bulk yarn.

Natural Science “The Earth We Dig In”
Thursday, May 17 - 4 pm
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Learn about soil with Lisa Voss, and come plant in our library garden. Dress to get dirty!
For children 8 years old and up.

iPad Chicks—Beginners
Monday, May 21 - 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. To register call Norma Kessler at 410-641-7017. Men are welcome.


Genealogy Workshop
Tuesday, May 22 - 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
RESCHEDULED FROM MAY 16

Join Tom Dempsey to learn how to get started with your family research. Also, explore Heritage Quest and how to back up your files to the cloud. Attendees are encouraged to bring a laptop or a tablet. Pre-registration is required:
please call the Ocean Pines Branch at 410-208-4014.



Easy Chocolates
Wednesday, May 23 - 2:00 pm
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Learn how to make easy chocolate treats for your family and for holidays and special occasions. We will make beautiful chocolate and marshmallow pops and learn how to arrange them into bouquets for gifts. Learn how to make truffles with homemade filling and chocolate clusters with fruit and nuts.

Part of Your World Weekend
Friday & Saturday, May 25 & 26 - All Day
Location: Ocean City Branch
Come in and enjoy crafts, snacks, and activities inspired by Disney's ocean themed movies. Make shiny shells like in Moana, help us find Nemo, and much more!

Dutch Oven Outdoor Cooking (weather permitting)
Saturday, May 26 - 11 am
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Join us for a cooking demonstration using a cast iron cooking pot and charcoal briquettes
over an open fire pit. Great for those who enjoy campfire cooking or cooking with cast iron pans.

Information Literacy “Saving and Recovering Data”
Wednesday, May 30 - 2 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Don’t risk losing your data. Learn how to back up and restore your pictures and documents using external drives and free online tools. Windows-focused.


Crafting with Denise Wagner “Pebble Art”
Thursday, May 31 - 6:30 pm
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Have fun creating your one-of-a-kind art piece with this hot new trend! All supplies provided. Registration is necessary for this program.
Please call the Pocomoke Branch at 410-957-0878 to sign up.

Sound of Science
Tuesday, August 14 2018 - 11:00 AM
Location: Berlin Branch
Join us for the Maryland Science Center’s travelling music program, an interactive exploration of sound and music with six different activity tables, free play activities exploring sound waves, music, and amplification, and a membranophone-building workshop. Our activities are open to all school age children, but space is limited for the Membranophone portion of the program. Please call the Berlin Branch at 410-641-0650 to register.

Crafts Day
Tuesday, August 21 2018 - 10:30 AM
Location: Berlin Branch
Join us for a fabulous morning of creativity and fun making crafts limited only by our imagination! For all children aged 2 through teen!