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Calendar of Events


Events By Category: Guest Speaker


Parkinson Support Group
Tuesday, September 13 - 2 to 4 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Group meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month to hear from guest speakers, learn more, discuss resources and share experiences. For more information, contact facilitator Mary Leidner at 410-208-0525.

Berlin in “1776 Delmarva”
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 3:00 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
Berlin, Maryland gives an interesting view of the occurrences of the American Revolution here on Delmarva. One of the biggest Tory leaders of our area was the Reverend John Bowie of St. Martin’s Church. Learn the history of Tory support as well as the Whig support from the Buckingham Presbyterian Church in a fascinating talk by the author of 1776 Delmarva, Phil Webster.

Eye Witness Observations and Video Recordings of Criminal Events: A One Maryland One Book Program
Wednesday, September 28 - 2:00 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Research in psychology has long questioned the accuracy of eye witness accounts of criminal acts. As video recordings of these events have become more common, particularly events involving the use of force by police officers, new questions have been raised about how accurately individuals interpret these events. In the book All American Boys by Jason Reynolds and Brian Kiely, a violent altercation involving a teenager and a police officer is videotaped and viewed by countless individuals. The interpretations of the event may not always coincide with the eyewitness accounts of those that were actually there that day. This presentation provides connections between research in psychology on this topic as well as specific details described in the fictional novel. This presentation is facilitated by Dr.Lance Garmon of Salisbury University and funded in part by a grant through the Maryland Humanities Council.

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.

Parkinson Support Group
Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 2 to 4 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Group meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month to hear from guest speakers, learn more, discuss resources and share experiences. For more information, contact facilitator Mary Leidner at 410-208-0525.

Book Signing- Two Authors
Friday, October 14 - 2 pm
Location: Pocomoke Branch
The library will be hosting two local authors: Javelle Conquest, author of of "Do You Believe", a book that illustrates the supernatural power and wonder of God; and, Darlene Williams Onley, author of "The River", a story about the community of Riverside and the resilience of its close knit residents.

Book Signing
Saturday, October 15 - 9 am- 1 pm
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Join us for another local author signing. Meet Teresha Sutton, author of "You Still ROC", a book born out of her personal experience with cancer and remission. An uplifting read to encourage those suffering from severe illness.

Parkinson Support Group
Tuesday, November 8 - 2 to 4 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Group meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month to hear from guest speakers, learn more, discuss resources and share experiences. For more information, contact facilitator Mary Leidner at 410-208-0525.

Celebrating Americana Roots Music with Angela Easterling
Monday, November 14, 2016 - 2:00 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
Angela Easterling, an Americana-Roots Singer Songwriter based in Greenville, SC is a three-time Kerrville New Folk Finalist, a Telluride Troubadour Finalist and a two-time Wildflower Performing Songwriter
Finalist. She will present "A Songwriter's Journey Through American Music" which is part of the Smithsonian Institute’s traveling exhibit "New Harmonies: Celebrating American Root’s Music."
Don’t miss this amazing performance!


Parkinson Support Group
Tuesday, December 13 - 2 to 4 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Group meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month to hear from guest speakers, learn more, discuss resources and share experiences. For more information, contact facilitator Mary Leidner at 410-208-0525.