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Summer Reading


Summer Reading 2017 "Build a Better World!"

Registration opens June 1.

Reptile World

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 10:30 am
Location: Berlin Branch
The Reptile World program was designed to give audiences the opportunity to meet an interesting selection of live, large, colorful, and gentle reptiles from all over the world. Audiences enjoy discovering what reptiles are, what makes them different from birds and mammals, and how important they are in our environment. Many of the myths and misconceptions are dispelled, instilling a greater appreciation and understanding of these fascinating reptiles.

Reptile World

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 2 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
The Reptile World program was designed to give audiences the opportunity to meet an interesting selection of live, large, colorful, and gentle reptiles from all over the world. Audiences enjoy discovering what reptiles are, what makes them different from birds and mammals, and how important they are in our environment. Many of the myths and misconceptions are dispelled, instilling a greater appreciation and understanding of these fascinating reptiles.

Reptile World

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
The Reptile World program was designed to give audiences the opportunity to meet an interesting selection of live, large, colorful, and gentle reptiles from all over the world. Audiences enjoy discovering what reptiles are, what makes them different from birds and mammals, and how important they are in our environment. Many of the myths and misconceptions are dispelled, instilling a greater appreciation and understanding of these fascinating reptiles.

Reptile World

Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 10:30 am
Location: Snow Hill Branch
The Reptile World program was designed to give audiences the opportunity to meet an interesting selection of live, large, colorful, and gentle reptiles from all over the world. Audiences enjoy discovering what reptiles are, what makes them different from birds and mammals, and how important they are in our environment. Many of the myths and misconceptions are dispelled, instilling a greater appreciation and understanding of these fascinating reptiles.

Reptile World

Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 2 pm
Location: Pocomoke Branch
The Reptile World program was designed to give audiences the opportunity to meet an interesting selection of live, large, colorful, and gentle reptiles from all over the world. Audiences enjoy discovering what reptiles are, what makes them different from birds and mammals, and how important they are in our environment. Many of the myths and misconceptions are dispelled, instilling a greater appreciation and understanding of these fascinating reptiles.

Mister Don the Music Man

Monday, July 3, 2017 - 10:30 am
Location: Berlin Branch
Through his special passion for children's music, Mister Don has emerged as one of the mid-Atlantic region's best-loved family entertainers and music teachers for young children.

Mister Don the Music Man

Monday, July 3, 2017 - 2 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Through his special passion for children’s music, Mister Don has emerged as one of the mid-Atlantic region's best-loved family entertainers and music teachers for young children.

Mister Don the Music Man

Wednesday, July 5, 2017 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
Through his special passion for children’s music, Mister Don has emerged as one of the mid-Atlantic region's best-loved family entertainers and music teachers for young children.

Mister Don the Music Man

Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 10:30 am
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Through his special passion for children’s music, Mister Don has emerged as one of the mid-Atlantic region's best-loved family entertainers and music teachers for young children.

Mister Don the Music Man

Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 2 pm
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Through his special passion for children’s music, Mister Don has emerged as one of the mid-Atlantic region's best-loved family entertainers and music teachers for young children.

Family Retro Movie Night “The Goonies”

Friday, July 7, 2017 - 7 pm
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Light refreshments served. For all ages.

Harold Wood’s “Circus In A Suitcase”

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 10:30 am
Location: Berlin Branch
What happens when Harold Wood, the ringmaster, introduces each act but none show up? Harold is in a pickle! What will he do? “The show must go on. You must always try to do your very best!” Your students will laugh and learn as Harold transforms himself into each of the circus performers. Children learn that the things that make us different also make us special.

Harold Wood’s “Circus In A Suitcase”

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 2 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
What happens when Harold Wood, the ringmaster, introduces each act but none show up? Harold is in a pickle! What will he do? “The show must go on. You must always try to do your very best!” Your students will laugh and learn as Harold transforms himself into each of the circus performers. Children learn that the things that make us different also make us special.

Harold Wood’s “Circus In A Suitcase”

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
What happens when Harold Wood, the ringmaster, introduces each act but none show up? Harold is in a pickle! What will he do? “The show must go on. You must always try to do your very best!” Your students will laugh and learn as Harold transforms himself into each of the circus performers. Children learn that the things that make us different also make us special.

Harold Wood’s “Circus In A Suitcase”

Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 10:30 am
Location: Snow Hill Branch
What happens when Harold Wood, the ringmaster, introduces each act but none show up? Harold is in a pickle! What will he do? “The show must go on. You must always try to do your very best!” Your students will laugh and learn as Harold transforms himself into each of the circus performers. Children learn that the things that make us different also make us special.

Harold Wood’s “Circus In A Suitcase”

Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 2 pm
Location: Pocomoke Branch
What happens when Harold Wood, the ringmaster, introduces each act but none show up? Harold is in a pickle! What will he do? “The show must go on. You must always try to do your very best!” Your students will laugh and learn as Harold transforms himself into each of the circus performers. Children learn that the things that make us different also make us special.

Crecycling

Saturday, July 15, 2017 - 11 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
Calling all creative teens! Come compete for prizes by making new things out of recycled materials. Take our supplies and make clothing, decorations, and other useful items. We will give out prizes for the most creative, the most usable, and the most fun! For ages 9 and up.

Indoor Relay

Saturday, July 15, 2017 - 11 am
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Ready, set, go with fun indoor races at the library! For all ages.

Sciencetellers “Building Tall Ships & Pirate Tales!”

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 10:30 am
Location: Berlin Branch
Sciencetellers combines storytelling and exciting science experiments into an unprecedented theatrical learning experience.

Sciencetellers “Building Tall Ships & Pirate Tales!”

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 2 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Sciencetellers combines storytelling and exciting science experiments into an unprecedented theatrical learning experience.

Sciencetellers “Building Tall Ships & Pirate Tales!”

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
Sciencetellers combines storytelling and exciting science experiments into an unprecedented theatrical learning experience.

Reptile Wonders

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 2 pm
Location: Snow Hill Branch
The Nature Center on the Go is a environmental education center and wildlife rehabilitation facility that is dedicated to awakening the communities’ sense of awareness to the natural beauties of the environment and our role amidst Earth’s biological diversity. Sponsored by the Eastern Shore Regional Library.

Sciencetellers “Building Tall Ships & Pirate Tales!”

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 10:30 am
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Sciencetellers combines storytelling and exciting science experiments into an unprecedented theatrical learning experience.

Sciencetellers “Building Tall Ships & Pirate Tales!”

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 2 pm
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Sciencetellers combines storytelling and exciting science experiments into an unprecedented theatrical learning experience.

Tom Crowl

Friday, July 21, 2017 - 10 am
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Tom’s puppets will build comedy that keeps kids and their parents laughing. He’s been dubbed “the funniest man in the history of the world” by discerning patrons. We are proud to have Tom performing two shows so come on out and witness the phenomenon. All ages are welcome.

Tom Crowl

Friday, July 21, 2017 - 7 pm
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Tom’s puppets will build comedy that keeps kids and their parents laughing. He’s been dubbed “the funniest man in the history of the world” by discerning patrons. We are proud to have Tom performing two shows so come on out and witness the phenomenon. All ages are welcome.

Turtle Dance Music

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 10:30 am
Location: Berlin Branch
We spark children's curiosity and imaginations through interactive, inclusive musical performances that use a wide range of instruments, comedy and music technology. Our 45-60 minute sensory-friendly performances are geared for Pre-K, grades K-5 and students on the Autism Spectrum.

Turtle Dance Music

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 2 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
We spark children's curiosity and imaginations through interactive, inclusive musical performances that use a wide range of instruments, comedy and music technology. Our 45-60 minute sensory-friendly performances are geared for Pre-K, grades K-5 and students on the Autism Spectrum.

Turtle Dance Music

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
We spark children's curiosity and imaginations through interactive, inclusive musical performances that use a wide range of instruments, comedy and music technology. Our 45-60 minute sensory-friendly performances are geared for Pre-K, grades K-5 and students on the Autism Spectrum.

Delmarva Shorebirds

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 2 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Come “Play Ball” with Sherman!

Turtle Dance Music

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 10:30 am
Location: Snow Hill Branch
We spark children's curiosity and imaginations through interactive, inclusive musical performances that use a wide range of instruments, comedy and music technology. Our 45-60 minute sensory-friendly performances are geared for Pre-K, grades K-5 and students on the Autism Spectrum.

Turtle Dance Music

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 2 pm
Location: Pocomoke Branch
We spark children's curiosity and imaginations through interactive, inclusive musical performances that use a wide range of instruments, comedy and music technology. Our 45-60 minute sensory-friendly performances are geared for Pre-K, grades K-5 and students on the Autism Spectrum.

Water Olympics (weather permitting)

Friday, July 28, 2017 - 2 pm
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Cool off with some fun water games and relays. For ages 6 & up.

Ed Stivender

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 10:30 am
Location: Berlin Branch
Ed Stivender has been referred to as “the Robin Williams of storytelling." -- Miami Herald. Ed has fabulated his way around the globe -- he has been a featured performer at the National Storytelling Festival, the Cape Clear Island International Storytelling Festival in Ireland, Graz Festival, Austria and our own Philadelphia Folk Festival.

Ed Stivender

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 2 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Ed Stivender has been referred to as “the Robin Williams of storytelling." -- Miami Herald. Ed has fabulated his way around the globe -- he has been a featured performer at the National Storytelling Festival, the Cape Clear Island International Storytelling Festival in Ireland, Graz Festival, Austria and our own Philadelphia Folk Festival.

Ed Stivender

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
Ed Stivender has been referred to as “the Robin Williams of storytelling." -- Miami Herald. Ed has fabulated his way around the globe -- he has been a featured performer at the National Storytelling Festival, the Cape Clear Island International Storytelling Festival in Ireland, Graz Festival, Austria and our own Philadelphia Folk Festival.

Ed Stivender

Thursday, August 3, 2017 - 10:30 am
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Ed Stivender has been referred to as “the Robin Williams of storytelling." -- Miami Herald. Ed has fabulated his way around the globe -- he has been a featured performer at the National Storytelling Festival, the Cape Clear Island International Storytelling Festival in Ireland, Graz Festival, Austria and our own Philadelphia Folk Festival.

Ed Stivender

Thursday, August 3, 2017 - 2 pm
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Ed Stivender has been referred to as “the Robin Williams of storytelling." -- Miami Herald. Ed has fabulated his way around the globe -- he has been a featured performer at the National Storytelling Festival, the Cape Clear Island International Storytelling Festival in Ireland, Graz Festival, Austria and our own Philadelphia Folk Festival.

Family Retro Movie Night “Who Framed Roger Rabbit?“

Friday, August 4, 2017 - 7 pm
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Light refreshments served For all ages.

End of Summer @ Your Library Party

Saturday, August 5, 2017 - 11 am
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Join us for an ice cream party! Play games, make an ice cream sundae, and celebrate Summer @ Your Library. Caregivers and children up to age 18 are welcome.

2nd Annual Iron Chef Competition

Saturday, August 5, 2017 - 2 pm
Location: Ocean City Branch
Thanks to success of last year’s program, we are having our 2nd Annual Ocean City Iron Chef Competition. Come compete for prizes (first place and runner up) by making a gourmet dish with the provided ingredients. All supplies provided, for ages 8 and up.

Ice Cream Social

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 11 am
Location: Berlin Branch
Summer Reading prizes will be awarded during the event.

Super Hero Day

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
Come dressed as your favorite super hero. Take your picture at our Photo-op wall. Enjoy some super hero snacks. For children ages 3 and up.

End of Summer @ Worcester County Library Party

Friday, August 11, 2017 - 11 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Celebrate all of your hard work this summer and enjoy the party! We will have refreshments and will be awarding prizes to the top participants!

“POSITIVE-ly-fun Rock Concert” starring Kidsinger Jim

Tuesday Aug 15, 2017 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
Features original rock, pop, and country songs. Bring the entire family for a fun time!

Fun Finger Foods for Kids

Wednesday August 16, 2017 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
Come learn how to make fun finger foods and enjoy eating your creations. All ages welcome.

“Cork Crafts”

Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 9:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
We’ll supply the corks, come and be creative. For 2 to 5 year old children.

Children’s Dance 101

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
Learn some circle, line, and partner dances with instructor Mary McCormick. Ages 5 and up.

“Turtle Tales”

Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 9:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Come meet Luke, a diamondback terrapin who is Ocean Pines Library Mascot, and enjoy turtle stories. For 2 to 5 year old children.

Woodworking Workshop

Wednesday,August 30, 2017 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean City Branch
Make crafts from wooden kits supplied by Home Depot. Take them home and paint them. For ages 7 and over.

“Off to School”

Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 10:30 am
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Starting school this September? Come find out what to expect. For 2 to 5 year old children.