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Events By Category: Special Event


Feel Good Friday “Book BINGO”
Friday, December 1 - 4pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Come have fun with our Feel Good Friday program, “Book Bingo”. We will be playing for new fiction and nonfiction hardbacks. One bingo card per person.

Ireland: Up Close and Personal
Monday, December 4 - 2:00 pm
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Join presenters Mike and Victoria Healy and learn about the history, culture and traditions of Ireland. The Healys make annual trips to Ireland and will share their treasured photography and videos with us.

A Bruder Hill Holiday: Celebrate Fashion
Wednesday, December 6 - 2:00 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Friends from Bruder Hill Boutique in Berlin will show us how to dress and accessorize for those fun holiday parties
and events. Among other fashion tips, we will learn how to wear scarves and jewelry to accentuate any outfit.



Rock Painting
Friday, December 8 - 4 - 6 pm
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Join us for a family-friendly afternoon of rock painting fun! We will supply the rocks and painting supplies, but feel free to bring your own rock to paint, if you prefer. All ages are welcome.

Holiday Entertaining on an Affordable Budget
Wednesday, December 13 - 12 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Learn how to wow your guests with these tips and tricks to make your get together stand out above the rest. Deborah Lee Walker, a contributing writer for Ocean City Today writes a weekly culinary column, Food For Thought, and will share her expertise with us. Be prepared to take lots of notes!


Ireland: Up Close and Personal
Wednesday, December 13 - 2 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Join presenters Mike and Victoria Healy and learn about the history, culture and traditions of Ireland.
The Healys make annual trips to Ireland and will share their treasured photography and videos with us.



Coffee and Coloring
Friday, December 15 - 10 am- 12 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Come join us for a relaxing coloring session! Coffee will be provided.

December Holidays Across Cultures
Friday, December 15 - 6 pm
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Explore different cultural celebrations and traditions from around the world with crafts and various activities. Some dishes will be provided but feel free to bring your own cultural dish to share! Fun for the whole family.

Holiday Open House
Wednesday, December 20 - all day
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Help us celebrate the holiday season by dropping in on our open house. We will provide light holiday refreshments, and feel free to bring a sweet, favorite recipe, or just yourself! This event is open to all patrons, friends, and volunteers of the library.

Information Literacy: Securing Your Computer
Wednesday, December 20 - 2 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Do you have questions about your computer and making sure it is secure? Want to get some information about being safe on the internet? Karen Earp will show you how to make sure your computer is secure.

Noon Year’s Eve Party!
Friday, December 29 - 11:30 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
Join us for a special celebration of the New Year! Count down to noon, make crafts, and enjoy some snacks.

Holiday Sing-along
Saturday, December 30 - 11 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Join pianist Richard Eckerd and Perpetual Commotion for a holiday sing-along! Bring an instrument
or use one of ours. Snacks and hot cocoa will be provided!


Noon Year’s Party
Saturday, December 30 - 11 am
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Ring in the new year a little early with crafts, food, music and a countdown until noon! Fun for all ages.

Noon Year’s Eve Party
Saturday, December 30 - 11 am
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Ring in the new year a little early with crafts, food, music and a countdown until noon! fun for all ages.

2018 Adult Reading Challenge
all year - any time
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Stop by the library in January to pick up a checklist for our 2018 Adult Reading Challenge. Check off categories as you complete them, and come back to the library to be eligible for prizes!

Information Literacy: Online Banking and Shopping
Wednesday, January 3 - 2 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Do you have questions about doing banking and shopping online? Would you like to learn some tips to ensure your security online? Join Karen Earp to learn about how to do your banking and shopping online.

Ireland: Up Close and Personal
Tuesday, January 9 - 2 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Join presenters Mike and Victoria Healy and learn about the history, culture, and traditions of Ireland. The Healys make annual trips to Ireland and will share their treasured photography and videos with us.

Tour of Ireland: Trip Seminar
Tuesday, January 16 - 2 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
The Worcester County Library Foundation is partnering with Ireland RNR for a trip to Ireland on May 27th, 2018. Come hear the specifics of the tour and reserve your spot. Tour promoters Mike and Vitoria Healy will be on site to answer any and all questions about the trip. Join us in Ireland!

Girls Who Code - Orientation
January 16, 2017 - 4:00 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
Calling all girls who code! If you are a coder or a girl who has curiosity about coding, come join us for our “Girls Who Code” orientation. This is an informal Q and A-based meeting and an opportunity to be the first to get your name on the sign up list for our weekly program to start March 2nd. For girls in 6th through 12th grade.

NASA Balloon Mission
Thursday, January 18 - 2 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
It’s a bird, it’s a plane….it’s a balloon capable of lifting 8,000 pounds to the near-space environment. Come learn more about the exciting NASA Scientific Balloon Mission stationed in your backyard at Wallops Flight Facility.

Bingo at the Library!
Friday, January 19 - 2- 4 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Join us for the classic game of bingo! Play for your chance to win one of our prizes! Prizes courtesy of the
Friends of the Ocean Pines Library.


Girls Who Code - Orientation
Friday, January 19, 2017 - 4:00 pm
Location: Berlin Branch
Calling all girls who code! If you are a coder or a girl who has curiosity about coding, come join us for our “Girls Who Code” orientation. This is an informal Q and A-based meeting and an opportunity to be the first to get your name on the sign up list for our weekly program to start March 2nd. For girls in 6th through 12th grade.


Headlines Hair Salon Demonstration
Tuesday, January 23 - 2 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
See hair fashion for that special night out. Learn tips and secrets you can do at home to make them look twice. Corrina and Suzi from Headlines Salon will show you how to solve any hair problem.

Ocean Pines Police
Tuesday, January 23 - 2 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Detective Tish Ottey of the Ocean Pines Police Department will be joining us to give some tips about staying safe in the community as well as online.

Wars and Their Legacy- Korea and Vietnam
Monday, February 5 - 12 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Presenter Dr. Samuel B. Hoff, George Washington Distinguished Professor and Law Studies Director, DSU.This segment provides a history of North Korea, including its occupation by Japan, invasion of South Korea and subsequent Korean War, rule by dynastic family, and development of nuclear weapons. The present standoff between North Korea and the United States is discussed and future scenarios explored.


Coffee and Coloring
Friday, February 16 - 10 am- 12 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Come join us for a relaxing coloring session! Coffee will be provided courtesy of Royal Cafe and Creamery.

Book in a Jar Contest
Monday, February 19 - Saturday, February 24 - any time
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Guess the title and author of the shredded "book in a jar" to be entered to win a prize. Correct answers will receive two entries! Limit of one guess per person.

Information Literacy: Using the Library’s Resources
Wednesday, February 21 - 2 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
There are many resources available to you using your Worcester County Library card. Join Karen Earp to learn how to access and take advantage of these wonderful resources.

Worcester County Fair Day
Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 10:00 AM
Location: Berlin Branch
The Worcester County Fair is coming up! Join us as Fair Board member Cindy Morris presents information about volunteering, or creating an exhibit. Get started by making a craft to enter in this summer’s event. For the whole family!