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Calendar of Events


Events By Category: Class - Workshop


Digital Drop In
September all month long, 2016 - Any time! Any Day!
Location: Berlin Branch
Don’t be frustrated by your new E-Reader or tablet; CONQUER IT! Call the Berlin Branch at 410-641-0650 to schedule your individual tutorial. We are happy to help!

Book a Librarian
September, 2016 - Anytime! Any Day!
Location: Berlin Branch
Need some one-on-one help with your resume, job application, or basic computer skills? Call the Berlin Branch at 410-641-0650 to reserve time with our helpful staff this month.

Writing for Wellness
Thursday, September 1 - 2:00 pm
Location: Snow Hill Branch
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. This class is facilitated by Nancy Mitchell of Salisbury University. No prior writing experience needed.

Write It! Creative Writing Forum
Saturday, September 3, 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.

Tai Chi
Tuesday, September 6 - 5pm- 6 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Relax and meditate with this ancient form of martial arts. This is a six-week class instructed by Kim Reed. Please register at the Ocean Pines Branch by calling 410-208-4014.

E-Readers and the Library
Wednesday, September 7, 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.

Writing with Ruth
Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 1-3 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Join our monthly gathering of local writers as we share our independent work and receive encouraging feedback from fellow participants. Ruth Wanberg-Alcorn facilitates the group. All writers are welcome!

iPad Chicks—Beginners
Thursday, September 8 - 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 welcome.)


Writing for Wellness
Monday, September 12 - 1:30- 3:00 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Research has shown that writing about stressful experiences, like illness, may boost health and psychological well-being. This group uses exercises to stimulate the process for creative expression. The class is facilitated by Andrea Schlottman. No prior writing experience is needed.

iPad Chicks—Intermediate
Tuesday, September 13 - 10 am- 12 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Got a question? Need a little refresher? Share your experience.Drop in to the intermediate session of the iPad Chicks with Marcia Balestri (Men welcome.)


Learn your Library - Online Resources
Tuesday, September 13 - 2:00 pm
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Did you know that you can learn a language, take a class, or download a book or magazine with only your library card? Learn about your library's databases and other online features - all available for free!

Tai Chi
Tuesday, September 13 - 5pm- 6pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Relax and meditate with this ancient form of martial arts. This is a six-week class instructed by Kim Reed. Please register at the Ocean Pines Branch by calling 410-208-4014.

Homeschool 101
Wednesday, September 14 - 2:00 pm
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Parents thinking of homeschooling can learn from a 20 year veteran homeschool mother of 8. Class will focus on methods, curriculum, and learning styles. Focusing on a child's strengths and gifts can lead them to their passion and success. Parents can learn about homeschooling from Kindergarten through High School. Also learn about sending your child to college early. Who will you report to? What about socialization? These questions and more will be discussed and answered.

Coloring for Adults
Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 2 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Relax so you can get lost in this activity. We will be coloring while listening to meditative music and learning the benefits of coloring as an adult. Coloring pages, markers, and color pencils will be provided.

Getting the Most From Your Library—Homework Help
Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 4:00 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
Your library is great for homework help for students and beginning literacy for new readers! Join us for the first of our monthly programs introducing patrons to our online opportunities.

Writing for Wellness
Thursday, September 15 - 2:00 pm
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Research has shown that writing about stressful experiences experiences, like illness, may boost health & psychological well-being. Group uses exercises to stimulate the process for creative expression. This class is facilitated by Nancy Mitchell of Salisbury University. No prior writing experience needed.

Genealogy Workshop: From Basics to Research
Monday, September 19 - 10:30 am- 12 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
The first lesson, in this 4-part workshop, introduces basic genealogy terms, family trees, lineages and procedures. Pre-registration is required. Please call the Ocean Pines Library at 410-208-4014 to register.

Tai Chi
Tuesday, September 20 - 5pm-6pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Relax and meditate with this ancient form of martial arts. This is a six-week class instructed by Kim Reed. Please register at the Ocean Pines Branch by calling 410-208-4014.

iPad Chicks—Beginners
Thursday, September 22 - 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 welcome.)


Writing for Wellness
Monday, September 26 - 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 uses exercises to stimulate the process for creative expression. This class is facilitated by Andrea Schlottman. No prior writing experience is needed.

Tai Chi
Tuesday, September 27 - 5pm-6pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Relax and meditate with this ancient form of martial arts. This is a six-week class instructed by Kim Reed. Please register at the Ocean Pines Branch by calling 410-208-4014.

Kids and Financial Literacy
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 5:30 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
Parents: Educating today's youth about financial skills can prepare them for a successful future. Our program will cover “Teaching Financial Literacy”, “Allowance – Yes or No”, and “Damaging Mistakes to Avoid”.

Digital Drop In
October 2016 - Any time! Any Day!
Location: Berlin Branch
Don’t be frustrated by your new E-Reader or tablet; CONQUER IT! Call the Berlin Branch at 410-641-0650 to schedule your individual tutorial. We are happy to help!

Write It! Creative Writng Forum
Saturday, October 1, 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.

Book a Librarian
October, 2016 - Anytime! Any Day!
Location: Berlin Branch
Need some one-on-one help with your resume, job application, or basic computer skills? Call the Berlin Branch at 410-641-0650 to reserve time with our helpful staff this month.

Preservaton History
Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 2:00 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
Important documents often fade before being lost forever. Archivist Leslie Van Veen, from the Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture, offers tips to preserve your family archive.

Tai Chi
Tuesday, October 4 - 5pm-6pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Relax and meditate with this ancient form of marital arts. This is a six-week class taught by Kim Reed. Please register at the Ocean Pines Branch by calling 410-208-4014.

E-Readers and The Library
Wednesday, October 5, 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.

iPad Chicks—Beginners
Wednesday, October 5 - 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 welcome.)


Writing for Wellness
Thursday, October 6 - 2:00 pm
Location: Snow Hill Branch
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. This class is facilitated by Nancy Mitchell of Salisbury University. No prior writing experience needed.

Writing for Wellness
Monday, October 10 - 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 uses exercises to stimulate the process for creative expression. No prior writing experience needed. This class is facilitated by Andrea Schlottman.

Bread Baking Class
Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 2:00 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
Our grinding of grain and baking bread class will teach participants the health benefits of using fresh ground, spelt, teff, quinoa, and more. Learn the benefits of sprouting and baking fresh grains. The class will talk about manual vs. electric grinders and provide recipes and samples of freshly ground and baked products. A delicious and nutritious class.

Screen Painting
Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 1 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Learn the fascinating art of screen painting with screen artist John Iampieri. In this three-hour class you will create your own screen art while learning the history of this art form. Class is limited to 12 participants. Please call the Ocean City Library to register, 410-524-1818.

iPad Chicks—Intermediate
Tuesday, October 11 - 10 am- 12 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Got a question? Need a little refresher? Share your experience.Drop in to the intermediate session of the iPad Chicks with Marcia Balestri (Men welcome.)


Tai Chi
Tuesday, October 11 - 5pm-6pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Relax and meditate with this ancient form of martial arts. This is a six-week class instructed by Kim Reed. Please register at the Ocean Pines Branch by calling 410-208-4014.

“Coloring with Karen”
Wednesday, October 12 - 12 noon- 4 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Artist Karen DiMaio, whose colored pencil drawings of animals have won many awards, will demonstrate, and guide you in, the technique of this art form. Materials will be provided and she will share useful information to help you move forward. One lucky person will be able to choose a signed limited edition print of Karen’s artwork.

Writing with Ruth
Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 1-3 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Join our monthly gathering of local writers as we share our independent work and receive encouraging feedback from fellow participants. Ruth Wanberg-Alcorn facilitates the group. All writers are welcome!

Screen Painting
Thursday, October 13 - 1:00 pm
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Learn the fascinating art of screen painting with screen artist John Iampieri. In this three-hour class you will create your own screen art while learning the history of this art form. Class is limited to 12 participants. Please register at the Snow Hill Branch by calling 410-632-3495.

Genealogy Workshop: From Basics to Research
Tuesday, October 18 - 10:30 am- 12 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
For lesson #2, in this 4 part workshop, you will learn how to effectively trace your family tree. Pre-registration is required. For more information call the Ocean Pines Library at 410-208-4014.

Inside the United Nations
Wednesday, October 19 - 10 am- 12 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
This is the first in a three-part series examining and discussing the history and many diverse activities of the United Nations. The numerous education, health, economic and development agencies will be discussed, along with other departments, many of which are of critical importance. Series is presented by Ocean Pines resident, Linda Allain, who is a veteran of several international agencies. Study materials will be available at the Ocean Pines Branch early in October. Call 410-208-4014 for more information.

Getting the Most From Your Library - Catalog
Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 2:00 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
Browsing the library is great, browsing from home is even better! Learn how to request local and interlibrary loans, and create lists in this session of our monthly program.

Writing for Wellness
Thursday, October 20 - 2:00 pm
Location: Snow Hill Branch
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. This class is facilitated by Nancy Mitchell of Salisbury University. No prior writing experience needed.

iPad Chicks—Beginners
Friday, October 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 welcome.)


Writing for Wellness
Monday, October 24 - 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 uses exercises to stimulate the process for creative expression. No prior writing experience needed. This class is facilitated by Andrea Schlottman.

Inside the United Nations
Wednesday, October 26 - 10 am- 12 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
This is the second in a three-part series examining and discussing the history and many diverse activities of the United Nations. The numerous education, health, economic and development agencies will be discussed, along with other departments, many of which are of critical importance. Series is presented by Ocean Pines resident, Linda Allain, who is a veteran of several international agencies. Study materials will be available at the Ocean Pines Branch early in October. Call 410-208-4014 for more information.

Digital Drop In
November 2016 - Any Time! Any Day!
Location: Berlin Branch
Don’t be frustrated by your new E-Reader or tablet; CONQUER IT! Call the Berlin Branch at 410-641-0650 to schedule your individual tutorial. We are happy to help!

Book a Librarian
November, 2016 - Anytime! Any Day!
Location: Berlin Branch
Need some one-on-one help with your resume, job application, or basic computer skills? Call the Berlin Branch at 410-641-0650 to reserve time with our helpful staff this month.

iPad Chicks—Intermediate
Tuesday, November 1 - 10 am- 12 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Got a question? Need a little refresher? Share your experience.Drop in to the intermediate session of the iPad Chicks with Marcia Balestri (Men welcome.)


E-Readers and the Library
Wednesday, November 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.

Inside the United Nations
Wednesday, November 2 - 10 am- 12 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
This is the third in a three-part series examining and discussing the history and many diverse activities of the United Nations. The numerous education, health, economic and development agencies will be discussed, along with other departments, many of which are of critical importance. Series is presented by Ocean Pines resident, Linda Allain, who is a veteran of several international agencies. Call 410-208-4014 for additional information.



Writing for Wellness
Thursday, November 3 - 2:00 pm
Location: Snow Hill Branch
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. This class is facilitated by Nancy Mitchell of Salisbury University. No prior writing experience needed.

iPad Chicks—Beginners
Friday, November 4 - 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 welcome.)


Write It! Creative Writing Forum
Saturday, November 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.

The Corner Shoppe Chef
Monday, November 7 - 2:00 pm
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Inspire your inner culinary creativity with pairings of award winning sauces, seasonings, oils and vinegars. The Corner Shoppe will share easy to follow, simple recipes that will make you the envy of your family and friends! After the demonstration, feel free to travel one short block to The Corner Shoppe for a special opening exclusively for our program participants for more product tastings, samplings and shopping! A special one-time only discount will be offered to the participants! Bon Appetite!!

Writing with Ruth
Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 1-3 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Join our monthly gathering of local writers as we share our independent work and receive encouraging feedback from fellow participants. Ruth Wanberg-Alcorn facilitates the group. All writers are welcome!

Getting the Most From Your Library
Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 2:00 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
Library databases are great for research. In this session of our monthly program, learn how to fix your car, speak a new language, take a class - all from home!

Writing for Wellness
Monday, November 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 uses exercises to stimulate the process for creative expression. No prior writing experience needed. For more information call Don Winslow at 410-208-6613.

Perfume Making
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 2 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Scent is our most primitive and basic of the senses. The perfume industry makes over 28 billion dollars per year but incorporates some questionable chemicals. Learn the basics of natural perfume making by blending 100% pure essential oils into a signature fragrance. Learn the art of combining top, middle, and base notes into a solid, spray, and roll on perfume. A brief history and aroma chemistry will be covered and simple yet classic recipes will be given.




iPad Chicks—Beginners
Tuesday, November 15 - 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 welcome.)


Writing for Wellness
Thursday, November 17 - 2:00 pm
Location: Snow Hill Branch
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. This class is facilitated by Nancy Mitchell of Salisbury University. No prior writing experience needed.

Make-N-Donate Fleece Tie Blankets
Saturday, November 19 - 11:00 am
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Learn how to make a no-sew, fleece tie blanket! Finished products will be donated to Worcester County GOLD, to be distributed to local families in need. All materials will be provided. This event is for all ages, but children under 12 should be accompanied by an adult.

Genealogy Workshop: From Basics to Research
Monday, November 21 - 10:30 am- 12 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Lesson #3 will focus on filling out Genealogical Forms including the Scientific Method and Rules of Evidence in your family tree. For more information call the Ocean Pines Library at 410-208-4014.

Writing for Wellness
Monday, November 28 - 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 uses exercises to stimulate the process for creative expression. No prior writing experience needed. For more information call Don Winslow at 410-208-6613.

Digital Drop In
December 2016 - Any Time! Any Day!
Location: Berlin Branch
Don’t be frustrated by your new E-Reader or tablet; CONQUER IT! Call the Berlin Branch at 410-641-0650 to schedule your individual tutorial. We are happy to help!

Write It! Creative Writing Forum
Saturday, December 3, 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.

iPad Chicks—Beginners
Monday, December 5 - 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 welcome.)


E-Readers and the Library
Wednesday, December 7, 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.

Getting the Most From Your Library - Downloadables
Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 2:00 pm
Location: Berlin Branch
Your library is more than books! In this session of our monthly program, we’ll present ways to enjoy downloaded books, magazines and more, all from home. And free!

Genealogy Workshop: From Basics to Research
Monday, December 19 - 10:30 am- 12 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
The 4th and final lesson is titled “Hodgepodge”, a little bit of everything. This is the one that pulls it all together. For more information call the Ocean Pines Library at 410-208-4014.