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Events By Category: Special Event


Aerial Dance
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 2 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Watch an aerial dance routine on 16-foot rigging and step-by-step demonstrations of particular moves. Learn the history of aerial dance and find out where this new art form is going. Program is held outside. Bring your lawn chair! Rain date is Tuesday, September 30. All ages welcome.

One Maryland One Book: Meet the Author, Reyna Grande
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 7:30 pm
Location: Wor Wic Community College (Guerrieri Hall)
Award winning author Reyna Grande will be speaking at Wor Wic Community College (Guerrieri Hall) about her book "The Distance Between Us," this year's One Maryland One Book selection. Refreshments and social hour will follow her talk.


Restaurants for Reading
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Support your library by dining at these local participating eateries today! A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Worcester County Library Foundation.

Bayside Skillet - Ocean City
The Berlin Coffeehouse - Berlin
BJ's on the Water - Ocean City
The Captain's Table - Ocean City
Denovo's - Ocean Pines
Drummer's Cafe at the Atlantic Cafe - Berlin
The Globe - Berlin
Harvest Moon - Snow Hill
Market Street Deli - Pocomoke
Rosenfeld's Jewish Delicatessen - Ocean City

Thank you to all of the participating restaurants!

A Taste of the Arts
Sunday, October 12, 2014 - 1 - 4 pm
Join the Worcester County Library Foundation and the Worcester County Arts Council for their second Taste of the Arts Event. This year the event will be held in the Assateague Room at the Ocean Pines Community Center. Local art will be on display and for sale. There will be refreshments and music by Apple & Britt. Tickets are $15.00 in advance and $20.00 at the door and may be purchased at the Worcester County Arts Council or by calling 410-641-0809.

Ocean City Life Saving Museum Series: The Storm of the Century
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 2 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
In March 1962, Ocean City experienced a violent, three-day storm more devastating to the town than any in its history. By the time the storm peaked, sea levels were 9½ feet above normal. See video and photographs and hear first hand accounts from the residents who survived the storm of the century. Bunk Mann will be onsite with his new book.

Sugar Detox
Thursday, October 23 - 1- 3 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Did you know that sugar in all its forms is the root cause of many diseases? In this program we will learn the necessary lifestyle changes to begin a life time detox from sugar. This class is taught by Patricia Mulford, Certified Health Coach with the Institute for Integrative Nutrition.

Halloween Party
Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
Celebrate the holiday with crafts, refreshments and a costume parade. For All Ages! Sponsored by the Friends of the Ocean City Library.

New York! New York!  Overnight Trip to New York City!
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Stay at the fabulous Edison Hotel in Times Square and see either Wicked or Motown: The Musical. Shop, dine, sight see, and relax! Bus leaves from behind the Snow Hill Post Office at 7 am and from the Ocean Pines Library at 7:30 am on Tuesday, October 28. We will return at approximately 10 pm on Wednesday, October 29. Ticket price includes transportation, hotel and Broadway show. Meals are on your own. Seating is limited so call today at 410-632-3970. Price $425.00.

Day of the Dead
Friday, October 31 - All Day!
Location: Berlin Branch
The Day of the Dead is a Mexican holiday remembering those who have died. Similar to the American Halloween, traditions include candy, decorations, favorite foods and beverages, and visiting graves. For all ages.

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.


Pencil Drawing Artist - Karen Dimaio
Wednesday, November 12 - 2:00 PM
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Karen Dimaio explains how she learned to pencil draw after purchasing a "how to" book at the Friends of the Ocean Pines Library 2013 Annual Book Sale. See her art, as her natural talent progressed. Bring a photo of your favorite pet. Karen will do a portrait for the winner of a random selection. (Age 12 - Adult)

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'.

Ocean City Life Saving Museum Series: “The Storm of the Century”
Monday, November 17 - 2:00 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
In March 1962, Ocean City experienced a violent, three-day storm more devastating to the town than any in its history. By the time the storm peaked, sea levels were 9 1/2 feet above normal. See video and photographs and hear first-hand accounts from the residents who survived the storm of the century. Bunk Mann will be on site with his new book.


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.

Radio Airwaves Productions: “Casablanca”
Tuesday, December 2 - 6- 8 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
For your entertainment, Radio Airwaves Productions performs “Casablanca”. Radio Airwaves cast comprises seasoned performers. This show promises to be one of the best they have ever performed. Don’t miss it!

Jewelry and Accessory Sale
Friday, December 12 - 10 am to 6 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Come shop for the Holidays at this popular event! There is something for everyone at this fun sale. Watches, purses, earrings, scarves, ties, totes, wallets and much, much more! A portion of the proceeds benefits the Worcester County Library Foundation.

Craft Day
Saturday, December 13 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 noon
Location: Berlin Branch
Join us for a morning of creativity and fun. Make one of our crafts, or create one of your own design! Reserve your space by calling 410-641-0650. For children ages 2 - 5 years.

Jewelry and Accessory Sale
Saturday, December 13 - 10 am to 3 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Come shop for the Holidays at this popular event! There is something for everyone at this fun sale. Watches, purses, earrings, scarves, ties, totes, wallets and much, much more! A portion of the proceeds benefits the Worcester County Library Foundation.

Christmas Party
Saturday, December 13, 2014 - 11:00 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
Stories with Santa, crafts and refreshments. Sponsored by the Friends of the Ocean City Library. Fun for the whole family!


Children’s Christmas Party
Monday, December 15 - 4 pm
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Come celebrate the holiday season with Christmas themed stories and snacks. Meet new friends and play festive games.
LIMITED TO 20 CHILDREN! Please call 410-632-3495 to register.
For ages toddler to 12.

Shared Visions
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 6 - 8 pm
Location: O.C. Center for the Arts, Ocean City, MD
Shared Visions: the collaborative works of local literary and visual artists will open the 2015 year at the Ocean City Center for the Arts. This joint exhibit will be on display throughout the entire month of January. We cordially invite visitors to join us for the Opening Reception, January 2, 2015, and then to return, often, throughout the month to enjoy the exhibit. The formal presentation of literary works will be held, 6-8 p.m., January 20, 2015. Come chat with the visual and literary artists and enjoy their blended 'visions'. Refreshments will be served.

Cinderella ~ Ballet Theatre of Maryland
Saturday, March 7, 2015 - 2 pm
The Ballet Theatre of Maryland performs "Cinderella" at the Ocean City Convention Center Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $10.00 and will go on sale December 10 at all Worcester County Library Branches.

9 Night Canada and New England Cruise on Royal Caribbean’s Grandeur of the Seas
Thurs., October 15 - Sat., October 24, 2015

We set sail from Baltimore on Thursday, October 15, 2015 and visit Portland, Bar Harbor, Saint John, Halifax and Boston - while basking on the beauty of Fall colors of nature. We return to Baltimore on Saturday, October 24. The Worcester County Library Foundation benefits from a group discounted rate.
Find out more about this event.