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Events By Category: Special Event


Perpetual Commotion
Monday, December 22, 2014 - 11:00 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Katherine Munson calls the group 'Perpetual Commotion' and invites you to join her and her violin students for a celebration of Holiday music. Everybody welcome!

Post It Art Contest
January - March 2015
Location: Ocean City Branch
Submit a piece of art on a Post-It Note! Create your work at home or visit the Ocean City branch where supplies will be available. Creations will be displayed in the library. Prizes will be awarded in April for age groups: 5th & 6th grades, 7th & 8th grades, and 9th - 12th grades. Adult submission forms are also available at the Ocean City Branch.

Pillow Case Dress Party
Saturday, January 17, 2015 - 1 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Make sundresses out of pillowcases for little girls. These dresses will be shipped to third world countries and given away. Bring a sewing machine if you have one and pillowcases. Donations of pillowcases will be accepted at the branch prior to the program.

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.

Stone Soup
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 4:00 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
Revisit a classic tale about sharing and community spirit. We will make our own stone soup just like the townspeople do in the story! In the spirit of sharing, please bring a non-perishable food item for donation to our local Food Bank. Seating is limited; please call 410-641-0650 to register.

Starry Night Star Gazing
Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 7:00 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
It’s a full moon! Join us for an evening of stargazing and outer-space dreams. We’ll even make our own telescopes! Dress warmly! Rain/cloud date: March 5.

The Mesabi Pioneers
Tuesday, February 10, 2015 - 2 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Join guest author, Jeffrey Smith, as he talks about the Mesabi Project and the book, The Mesabi Pioneers. In the early 1890s, a group of brothers discovered iron ore in the dense pine woods of northern Minnesota. Mesabi Pioneers tells the story of the immigrants who dug that ore out of the ground, who carved towns from trees, and who built new lives for themselves and their families.

Entertaining at its Finest
Tuesday, February 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 1 with Deborah Walker.

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.

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.

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.

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!

Drawing Comics
Saturday, April 18, 2015 - 1 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Get to know the tools of the trade and learn how to create your own comic book!

Free Comic Book Day
Saturday, May 2, 2015 - 1 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Commemorate this day with a free sketch of your favorite cartoon or comic book character and a free comic (while supplies last)! The sketches will be drawn by local artists. For all ages.

Special Performance by Cellist, Jeffrey Schoyen and Violinist, Sachiho Murasugi
Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - 6:30 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Jeffrey Schoyen is an active chamber musician and recitalist, and has given concerts throughout the United States, Germany, Mexico, Spain, and Ecuador. Dr. Schoyen has extensive orchestral experience and has been a member of the Opera Orchestra of New York, Pittsburgh Opera Orchestra, Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, and Principal Cellist of the Filarmonica del Bajio in Mexico. Currently he is an Associate
Professor at Salisbury University where he teaches cello and bass, and conducts the Salisbury Symphony Orchestra. Sachiho Murasugi, violin, has performed extensively as a professional orchestral and chamber musician. As a chamber musician she has performed throughout the United States, Mexico and Spain. She is a graduate of the Manhattan School of Music and holds a doctorate from Ohio State University. Currently, she is on the music faculty at Salisbury University where she teaches upper strings and serves as concertmaster of the Salisbury Symphony.

Young and Restless: “Sidewalk Chalk Super Heroes”
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
Come dressed as your favorite Super Hero! Dress to get messy. For children ages 3 - 7 years.

Jewelry Sale
Monday, July 27 & Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 10 am - 6 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Come shop till you drop at this popular event! There is something for everyone at this fun sale. Watches, purses, earrings, necklaces, rings, scarves, ties, totes, wallets, and much, much more! A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Worcester County Library Foundation.

Jewelry Sale
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 10 am - 6 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Come shop till you drop at this popular event! There is something for everyone at this fun sale. Watches, purses, earrings, necklaces, rings, scarves, ties, totes, wallets, and much, much more! A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Worcester County Library Foundation.

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.