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Berlin Branch - 220 North Main Street - Berlin, Maryland 21811
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Branch Events & Announcements

  • One Maryland One Book: Meet the Author, Reyna Grande
    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.


  • Dutch Apple Dinner Theater - “Hairspray: the Musical”
    Thursday, September 18, 2014

    Join us as we head to Amish County to the Dutch Apple Dinner Theater for lunch and a show. Hairspray the musical is a masterpiece in musical theater. The songs include 1960s-style dance music and "downtown" rhythm and blues. In 1962 in Baltimore, Maryland, plump teenager Tracy Turnblad's dream is to dance on The Corny Collins Show, a local TV dance program. When Tracy wins a role on the show, she becomes a celebrity overnight. She then launches a campaign to integrate the show. Tickets are $90.00 and may be purchased at the Ocean Pines Branch of the Worcester County Library or by calling Lisa Outten Stant at 410-632-3970. Buses leave the from behind the Post Office in Snow Hill at 6:30 am and from the Ocean Pines Library at 7 am. This trip is sponsored by the Worcester County Library Foundation. Seating is limited.

  • Book of the Month: 1984
    Friday, September 19, 2014 - 1:00 PM

    Berlin Book of the Month: 1984
    by George Orwell

    Probably the most influential novel of the twentieth century, 1984 has been described as chilling, absorbing, satirical, momentous, prophetic and terrifying. Winston Smith works for the Ministry of Truth in London, chief city of Airstrip One. Big Brother stares out from every poster, the Thought Police uncover every act of betrayal. When Winston finds love with Julia, he discovers that life does not have to be dull and deadening, and awakens to new possibilities.
    This 2-week book talk examines how science fiction has influenced today's society and culture. The discussions are led by Cynthia Hanagud. Our second session will take place on Friday, September 26.


  • Play Time
    Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 10:30 AM

    Parents and children explore educational toys together in an interactive, free play program. For children infant to 5 years.


  • Fireside Chat
    Thursday, September 25 - 3:00 PM

    Want to explore new authors and genres but don't know where to start? Join us for a lively chat about our favorite good reads and get some great ideas!


  • Book of the Month: 1984
    Friday, September 26, 2014 - 1:00 PM

    by George Orwell
    Probably the most influential novel of the twentieth century, 1984 has been described as chilling, absorbing, satirical, momentous, prophetic and terrifying. Winston Smith works for the Ministry of Truth in London, chief city of Airstrip One. Big Brother stares out from every poster, the Thought Police uncover every act of betrayal. When Winston finds love with Julia, he discovers that life does not have to be dull and deadening, and awakens to new possibilities. This 2-week book talk examines how science fiction has influenced today's society and culture. The discussions are led by Cynthia Hanagud.


  • Story Time
    Tuesday, September 30 - 10:30 AM

    All two-to-five-year-olds are invited to visit the Berlin Branch to find new friends, hear marvelous stories, and make fun crafts.

  • See the complete list of Berlin Branch events.

Branch Programs & Resources

  • Emily Powell Warrington Diary
    Click here to access Ms. Warrington's annotated diary. It contains more than 250 handwritten pages in three separate volumes containing newspaper and magazine clippings, letters, and photographs that tell of her early life. Emily was a very popular young woman, and her "journal" gives insight into the life and culture of her home town of Berlin, Maryland from just before the Civil War to 1878.

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