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Events By Category: Guest Speaker


Special Guest ~ Wayne Gilchrest
Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 6:30 pm
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Wayne T. Gilchrest is the Director of the Sassafras Environmental Education Center, an education division of the Eastern Shore Land Conservancy. He served in the U.S. House of Representatives, representing Maryland’s First Congressional District from 1991 to 2008. Mr. Gilchrest will discuss the frequent tension between agriculture and environmental concerns and suggest some possibilities for finding common ground.

SPECIAL GUEST- Wayne Gilchrest
Thursday, March 5 - 6:30 pm
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Wayne T. Gilchrest is the Director of the Sassafras Environmental Center, an education division of the Eastern Shore Land Conservancy. He served in the U.S. House of Representatives , representing Maryland's First Congressional District from 1991 to 2008. Mr. Gilchrest will discuss the frequent tension between agricultural and environmental concerns and suggest some possibilities for finding common ground.

Genealogy 101 (Seminar) Discover Your Family History
Tuesday, March 10 - 10 am- 12 noon
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
3rd session of 4 part workshop. Thomas Dempsey, Sussex County Genealogy Society, will show you how to research, find the best reference materials and accurately record your findings. Space limited. Pre-registration is required. Call the Ocean Pines Library at 410-208-4014.


Entertaining at its Finest
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 6 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Learn how to entertain on an affordable budget and discover simple ideas and elevate them to new heights. Part 2 with Deborah Walker.

Screen Painting
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - 1 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Screen painting artist, John Iampiere instructs on the art of screen painting. In this 3 hour class you will paint an original piece of art that will be admired for years to come. All supplies included. Class is limited to 12 participants. Please register at the Ocean City Branch by calling 410-524-1818.

Informational Travel Seminar
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 6:00 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
We invite you to join Worcester County Library Foundation-sponsored enriching travel experiences! We will have descriptions and pictures of two upcoming tours. At 6 pm a presentation about a Viking River Cruise in Europe, fall 2016; and at 7 pm learn about a 1st-class escorted tour of Cuba, sanctioned by the US Government. Reservations will be taken before and at the audio/visual presentation! Contact AccentonTravel.US for more details and to RSVP for this program - Call 302-703-6154.

Maryland Day
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 2:00 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
Celebrate the great state of Maryland as local historian Barry Neville presents our program about the role of Maryland women in the Civil war, particularly Anna Ella Carroll, and the written reflections of Berlin resident Emily Powell Warrington.

Local Author Bill Peak
Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 2 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Local author Bill Peak will read from his book, "The Oblate's Confession." While entirely a work of fiction, the novel’s background is historically accurate: all the kings and queens named really lived, all the political divisions and rivalries described actually existed, and each of the plagues that visit the author’s imagined monastery did in fact ravage that long-ago world. In the midst of a tale that touches the human in all of us, readers of “The Oblate’s Confession” will find themselves treated to a history of the “Dark Ages” unlike anything available today outside of textbooks and original source material. Light refreshments served.

The Mesabi Pioneers
April 13th - 2 pm
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Join guest author Jeff Smith as he talks about the Mesabi Project and the book, "The Mesabi Pioneers". In the early 1890's brothers discovered iron ore in the dense pine woods of northern Minnesota. Mesabi pioneers tells the story of the immigrants who dug the ore out of the ground, carved towns from trees and built new lives for themselves and their families.

Genealogy 101 (Seminar) Discover Your Family History
Tuesday, April 14 - 10 am- 12 noon
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
4th and last session of 4-part workshop. Thomas Dempsey, Sussex County Genealogy Society, will show you how to research, find the best reference materials and accurately record your findings. Space limited. Pre-registration is required. Call the Ocean Pines Library at 410-208-4014.


Chef Jim Washington ~ All About Crab
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 2 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Chef Washington demonstrates variations on his famous crab dip and also makes a delicious crab imperial. Bring your taste buds!

Introduction to Acupressure
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 2:00 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
Acupressure is an ancient healing art using the fingers to press key points on the skin's surface. stimulating the body's natural self-curing abilities. Acupressure has no side effects, even if you've never done it before. Join us for an informative, hands-on class presetented by Carol Borsell, Natural Theraputics specialist.

Seaglass and Shipwrecks
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 - 2:00 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
Carson and Bonnie Riley, owners of Seaglass Originals, will discuss the history of sea glass and how lovely, original pieces of jewelry and art are made from it. You will learn how to identify sea glass and learn what types are collectible. Bring your sea glass for an estimation of age and source.

Genealogy Drop In Session
Tuesday, May 12 - 10 am- 12 noon
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Open drop-in session. Thomas Dempsey, Sussex County Genealogy Society, will be here to assist those who need some additional help in their genealogy search.