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Events By Category: Class - Workshop


Computer Class
Wednesday, September 17 - 8 to 9:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
3rd Session: In this session you develop more word skills: copy/paste - cut/paste. Explore the internet and learn research skills using the Worcester County Library website.

Green Cleaning
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 2:00 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
Want to keep your house clean without all of the strong chemicals? Join us to learn easy recipes for general cleaners, window cleaners, carpet deodorizing, air freshening, bathroom and kitchen cleaning and more.


Get Published!
Wednesday, September 17 - 7:00 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
Your memoirs and ideas are unique . . . share them! Jean Marx of Timeflys Books offers publishing advice and assistance, including interviewing, printing, "e" publishing, and creating DVDs.


Yoga
Thursday, September 18 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
First in a series of 8 classes held Thursday mornings September 18 through November 6. Bring your own floor mat and arrive a few minutes early to check in with instructor. Sessions are led by certified yoga instructor, Carol Pike. Please register in advance. Sign-up at Circulation Desk or call 410-208-4014

Chair Yoga
Thursday, September 18 - 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, September 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.

i-Pad Chicks - Beginner Group - CANCELLED
Monday, September 22 - 10 am to 12 noon
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Did you just get an i-Pad and are frustrated trying to use it? Explore the world of i-Pad, learning from each other. Come for as long each session as you choose. (Men welcome)


Writing for Wellness
Monday, September 22 - 1:30- 3 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 process emotions and to stimulate creative expression. No prior writing experience needed.

Tai Chi
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 4 - 5 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Learn the basic Tai Chi moves in this 6-week class. Please register at the Ocean City Branch by calling 410-524-1818.


Computer Class
Wednesday, September 24 - 8 to 9:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
4th Session: Now it's putting it all together. Saving and retrieving documents, attaching to and downloading from e-mail etc.; online purchasing and banking.

Yoga
Thursday, September 25 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Bring your own floor mat and arrive a few minutes early to check in with instructor. Sessions are led by certified yoga instructor, Carol Pike.


Photography Safari
Thursday, September 25 - 3:00 pm
Location: Ocean Pines
Join photographer John Mick and learn the tips and tricks to taking great photographs. Part of the class will be held outside. Bring your own camera equipment. Course is limited to 15 participants. Please register at the Ocean Pines Branch or by calling 410-208-4014.

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.

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.

Introduction to Essential Oils
Monday, September 29 - 2:00 pm
Location: Snow Hill Library
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.

Qigong
Monday, September 29 - 2 to 4 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Come learn a simple meditative series of five movements called the Five Dao Yin Prescription Exercises. This ancient combination of sound and movement is designed to help the body release toxins. The class is led by Carol Borsello, Medical Qigong Level II practitioner.


Tai Chi
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 4 - 5 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Learn the basic Tai Chi moves in this 6-week class. Please register at the Ocean City Branch by calling 410-524-1818.

eReaders and Library Books
Wednesday, October 1 - 2:00 PM
Location: Berlin 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.

Photography Safari
Wednesday, October 1 - 3:00 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Join photographer John Mick and learn the tips and tricks to taking great photographs. Part of the class will be held outside. Bring your own camera equipment. Course is limited to 15 participants. Please register at the Ocean Pines Branch or by calling 410-208-4014.


Computer Class
Wednesday, October 1, 8, 15 & 22 - 8 to 9:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
On the first 2 Wednesdays Microsoft Word is introduced, which includes working with format, fonts, copy/paste & cut/paste; also accessing the Internet and using e-mail. An e-mail account will be created if needed. On the third and fourth Wednesday there will be further work with Microsoft Word and more aspects of e-mail, to include creating and receiving attachments. Online banking, purchasing and research will also be covered. Limited to 8 participants. Pre-registration is required. Please call 410-208-4014.

Backyard Chickens
Thursday, October 2 - 2 pm
Location: Snow Hill Library
Does eating fresh eggs everyday sound good? Learn the basic care for backyard chickens. Learn about choosing a breed, housing,
egg production, common health issues and much more. All ages welcome!


Yoga
Thursday, October 2 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Bring your own floor mat and arrive a few minutes early to check in with instructor. Sessions are led by certified yoga instructor, Carol Pike.

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.

Write it! Creative Writing Forum
Saturday, October 4 - 10:00 AM
Location: Berlin Branch
Novice and established writers gather to share their fiction, nonfiction, and creative writing projects. Program includes critiques and appreciation as well as market leads and writing exercises.

Photography Safari
Monday, October 6 - 3:00 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Join photographer John Mick and learn the tips and tricks to taking great photographs. Part of the class will be held outside. Bring your own camera equipment. Course is limited to 15 participants. Please register at the Ocean Pines Branch or by calling 410-208-4014.


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.

Flower Essences
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 2 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
The Bach Flower Essence System, which includes a system of 38 flower remedies which can be used to correct emotional imbalances. They are safe for everyone including children and animals. Come learn about this unique technique from Carol Borsello, Natural Therapeutics Specialist.

Tai Chi
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 4 - 5 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Learn the basic Tai Chi moves in this 6-week class. Please register at the Ocean City Branch by calling 410-524-1818.

i-Pad Chicks - Intermediate
Wednesday, October 8 - 10 am to 12 noon
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Got a question? Need a little refresher? Drop in to the intermediate session of the i-Pad Chicks. (Men welcome)

Painting with Color
Wednesday, October 8 - 2:00 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Enjoy a painting demonstration by artist, Erika Rittling. Ms. Rittling will demonstrate the use of color and composition inspired by artist and teacher, Josef Albers. There will be a two-session painting class offered in the Spring Calendar. Come to get a sneak peak!


Computer Class
Wednesday, October 8 - 8 to 9:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
2nd session - Basic word processing and introduction to e-mail.

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.

Yoga
Thursday, October 9 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Bring your own floor mat and arrive a few minutes early to check in with instructor. Sessions are led by certified yoga instructor, Carol Pike.


Writing with Ruth
Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 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 Alcorn facilitates the group. All writers 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.

Writing for Wellness
Monday, October 13 - 1:30- 3 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 process emotions and to stimulate creative expression. No prior writing experience needed.

Tai Chi
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 4 - 5 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Learn the basic Tai Chi moves in this 6-week class. Please register at the Ocean City Branch by calling 410-524-1818.

Computer Class
Wednesday, October 15 - 8 to 9:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
3rd Session - More word skills, copy/paste - cut/paste and exploring the internet.


i-Pad Chicks - Beginner Group
Wednesday, October 15 - 10 am to 12 noon
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Did you just get an i-Pad and are frustrated trying to use it? Explore the world of i-Pad, learning from each other. Come for as long each session as you choose. (Men welcome)

Yoga
Thursday, October 16 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Bring your own floor mat and arrive a few minutes early to check in with instructor. Sessions are led by certified yoga instructor, Carol Pike.


MAKING MACRAME
Thursday, October 16 - 1 pm
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Macrame with Olga Ruleva-Deshields
Rediscover macrame! Have fun and learn the basics as you complete your own belt. Materials will be provided.
Registration required. Please call 410-632-3495 to reserve your spot.

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.

ModPo
Friday, October 17, 2014 - 1 - 3 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Monthly discussion group of Modern and Contemporary Poetry (ModPo) selections in conjunction with the University of Pennsylvania. Drop in or join us each month. See complete program description on September 12.

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.

Simple Home Remedies
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 2 pm
Location: Ocean City 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.

Tai Chi
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 4 - 5 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Learn the basic Tai Chi moves in this 6-week class. Please register at the Ocean City Branch by calling 410-524-1818.

Computer Class
Wednesday, October 22 - 8 to 9:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
4th session - Putting it all together. Attaching to e-mail, downloading and saving. Online purchasing & banking.

Yoga
Thursday, October 23 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Bring your own floor mat and arrive a few minutes early to check in with instructor. Sessions are led by certified yoga instructor, Carol Pike.


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.

i-Pad Chicks - Beginner Group
Monday, October 27 - 10 am to 12 noon
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Did you just get an i-Pad and are frustrated trying to use it? Explore the world of i-Pad, learning from each other. Come for as long each session as you choose. (Men welcome)

Writing for Wellness
Monday, October 27 - 1:30- 3 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 process emotions and to stimulate creative expression. No prior writing experience needed.

Computer Class
Wednesday, October 29, November 5, 12 & 19 - 8 to 9:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
On the first 2 Wednesdays Microsoft Word is introduced, which includes working with format, fonts, copy/paste & cut/paste; also accessing the Internet and using e-mail. An e-mail account will be created if needed. On the third and fourth Wednesday there will be further work with Microsoft Word and more aspects of e-mail, to include creating and receiving attachments. Online banking, purchasing and research will also be covered. Limited to 8 participants. Pre-registration is required. Please call 410-208-4014.

Yoga
Thursday, October 30 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Bring your own floor mat and arrive a few minutes early to check in with instructor. Sessions are led by certified yoga instructor, Carol Pike.


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.

Write it! Creative Writing Forum
Saturday, November 1 - 10:00 AM
Location: Berlin Branch
Novice and established writers gather to share their fiction, nonfiction, and creative writing projects. Program includes critiques and appreciation as well as market leads and writing exercises.

World of Bees
Monday, November 3 - 2 pm
Location: Snow Hill 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 of bees in the hive and the products we get from bees.
All are Welcome

Qigong
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 2 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Come learn a simple meditative series of five movements called the Five Dao Yin Prescription Exercises. This ancient combination of sound and movement is designed to help the body release toxins. The class is led by Carol Borsello, Medical Qigong Level II practitioner.

eReaders and Library Books
Wednesday, November 5 - 2:00 PM
Location: Berlin 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.

Computer Class
Wednesday, November 5 - 8 to 9:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
2nd session - Basic word processing and introduction to e-mail


Yoga
Thursday, November 6 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Last class in this series. Sessions are led by certified yoga instructor, Carol Pike.


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.

Altered Clothing
Monday, November 10 - 2 to 3 pm
Location: Ocean Pines 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 re-purpose these items to make one-of-a-kind artistic clothing. Several techniques will be demonstrated as well as completed projects.


Writing for Wellness
Monday, November 10 - 1:30- 3 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 process emotions and to stimulate creative expression. No prior writing experience needed.

Gingerbread in the House!
Wednesday, November 12 - 2:00 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
Make your holiday entertaining spectacular! Join us for a demonstration on the construction and decoration of gingerbread houses. Presentation by the local artisans of Berlin's Baked Desserts Cafe'.

Computer Class
Wednesday, November 12 - 8 to 9:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
3rd Session - More word skills, copy/paste - cut/paste and exploring the internet.

i-Pad Chicks - Beginner Group
Wednesday, November 12 - 10 am to 12 noon
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Did you just get an i-Pad and are frustrated trying to use it? Explore the world of i-Pad, learning from each other. Come for as long each session as you choose. (Men welcome)

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.

Writing with Ruth
Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 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 Alcorn facilitates the group. All writers welcome!

i-Pad Chicks - Intermediate
Friday, November 14 - 10 am to 12 noon
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Got a question? Need a little refresher? Drop in to the intermediate session of the i-Pad Chicks. (Men welcome)


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.

Wine Pairing Class
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 2 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Learn how to pair the best wine with your Thanksgiving meal. Weekly columnist and owner of the West-O Bottle Shop, Sara Hambury, will teach this informative class.

Sustainability 101
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 2:00 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
Learn some of the problems our world faces today and how we can help change it with small steps towards sustainability. From growing our own food, to re-purposing and replacing commercially processed foods, this class will help you to learn how to do your part to help future generations.


Computer Class
Wednesday, November 19 - 8 to 9:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
4th session - Putting it all together. Attaching to e-mail, downloading and saving. Online purchasing & banking.


Story Time
Thursday, November 20 - 10:30 am
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Hear stories and learn songs about penguins and do penguin crafts.
For children ages 2-5.

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.

ModPo
Friday, November 21, 2014 - 1 - 3 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Monthly discussion group of Modern and Contemporary Poetry (ModPo) selections in conjunction with the University of Pennsylvania. Drop in or join us each month. See complete program description on September 12.

Writing for Wellness
Monday, November 24 - 1:30- 3 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 process emotions and to stimulate creative expression. No prior writing experience needed.

i-Pad Chicks - Beginner Group
Tuesday, November 25 - 10 am to 12 noon
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Did you just get an i-Pad and are frustrated trying to use it? Explore the world of i-Pad, learning from each other. Come for as long each session as you choose. (Men welcome)


eReaders and Library Books
Wednesday, December 3 - 2:00 PM
Location: Berlin 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.

Altered Clothing
Thurday, December 4. - 3:30 pm
Location: Snow Hill 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 to make
one-of-a-kind artistic clothing. Several techniques will be demonstrated as well as completed projects.

Write it! Creative Writing Forum
Saturday, December 6 - 10:00 AM
Location: Berlin Branch
Novice and established writers gather to share their fiction, nonfiction, and creative writing projects. Program includes critiques and appreciation as well as market leads and writing exercises.

Writing for Wellness
Monday, December 8 - 1:30-3 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 process emotions and to stimulate creative expression. No prior writing experience needed.

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.

Green Cleaning
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 - 2 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Want to keep your house clean without all of the strong chemicals? Join us to learn easy recipes for general cleaners, window cleaners, carper deodorizing, air freshening, bathroom and kitchen cleaning and more!

Flower Essences
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 2:00 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
The Bach Flower Essence System includes a system of 38 flower remedies which can be used to correct emotional imbalances. They are safe for everyone including children and animals. Come learn about this unique technique from Carol Borsello, Natural Therapeutics Specialist.


Ocean City Book of the Month: The Rest of Her Life by Laura Moriarty
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 2 - 3 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Join us for our monthly book club led by Cher Grazier. Copies of each month's selection are available in advance at the Ocean City Library.

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.

Writing with Ruth
Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 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 Alcorn facilitates the group. All writers 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.

ModPo
Friday, December 19, 2014 - 1 - 3 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Monthly discussion group of Modern and Contemporary Poetry (ModPo) selections in conjunction with the University of Pennsylvania. Drop in or join us each month. See complete program description on September 12.

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.

Writing for Wellness
Monday, December 22 - 1:30- 3 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 process emotions and to stimulate creative expression. No prior writing experience needed.