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Visit our Kids page for homework help, fun links, and more for children of primary and middle school ages. Teen Space! has homework help, research paper assistance, information about getting a job and much more. 

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Events Just For Kids & Families


Diversity Photo Contest - Chose Civility

April 30, 2018 - 5 pm
In celebration of the Chose Civility program, the library is sponsoring a photography contest for Worcester County students grades 6 - 12. We are seeking digital photographs or a photo collage that express diversity and what it means to the student. This can be a single photo, a photo collage, or another creation that using photography to express the desired theme. Along with the photo, contestants are asked to submit a brief description that explains "tells the story" of the photograph. The contest is open to all high schools students residing in Worcester County.

To enter, send photographs to "contact@worcesterlibrary.org" with the subject line" Diversity Photo Contest. Include your name, school, grade, phone number, and brief description.

Judging - the evaluation of any art form is a subjective process. Our judges will base their decision on theme (60%), composition (20%), and technique (20%). Winning entries will be shared on the library's website and social media platforms.

Prizes 1st Place - $150 Amazon Gift Card / 2nd Place - $100 Amazon Gift Card / 3rd Place - $50 Amazon Gift Card

Contest Deadline - Monday, April 30, 2018, 5 pm EST
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Rubber Band Crafts

Monday, April 23 through Saturday, April 28 - any time
Come in any time during open hours for activities and crafts made from rubber bands. For children ages 5 and up.
Location: Snow Hill Branch

Virtual Reality @ the Library

Wednesday, April 25 - 4 pm
Experience virtual reality using the Playstation VR powered by PS4. For ages 12 & up.
This program series is brought to you by the generous support of Abundant Life Apostolic Church,
The Delmarva Discovery Center, the Hickman family, Jacqueline B. Gordon, and Tyson Food Inc.

Location: Pocomoke Branch

Story Time “Daughters and Sons”

Thursday, April 26 - 10:30 am
Enjoy stories, movement, songs, and crafts. For ages 2 to 5.
Location: Ocean Pines Branch

Play Time

Thursday, April 26 - 10:30 am
Make new friends and learn new skills while playing with our great educational toys! For infant to 5 year old children.
Location: Snow Hill Branch

Family Night “Making Music”

Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 4:30 PM
Use items found around your house to make musical instruments.
Location: Berlin Branch

Crafty Saturday Make & Take “Happy Birthday, Eeyore!”

Saturday, April 28 - 10 am - 2 pm
Create themed crafts using materials provided by the library. For all ages.
Location: Ocean Pines Branch

STEM “Food Bridges”

Saturday, April 28 - 10 am
Food is for more than eating! Use pasta, marshmallows, pretzels, and more to design and build bridges. For ages 5 to 12.

Location: Ocean Pines Branch

Laptime

Monday, April 30, 2018 - 10:30 AM
For infants and toddlers up to age 2 and their caregivers.
Location: Berlin Branch

Family Night

Monday, April 30 - 5-6:30 pm
Bring the whole family to explore the library, play games, make crafts, and win prizes. For all ages.

Location: Ocean Pines Branch

Story Time “Foods We Grow”

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 10:30 AM
For 2 to 5 year old children.
Location: Berlin Branch

“Crazy Crafts”

Tuesday, May 1 - 10:30 am
What will you create? For 3 to 7 year old children.
Location: Pocomoke Branch

Little Explorers “Worms”

Tuesday, May 1 - 4:30-6:30 pm
Join us every other Tuesday night for our Little Explorers program. Tonight we learn about worms. Best for children under 2 years old, but all are welcome!
Location: Ocean City Branch

Family Movie Night “Star Wars: the Last Jedi”

Friday, May 4 - 7 pm
Light refreshments will be served.
Location: Pocomoke Branch

Free Comic Book Day

Saturday, May 5 - All Day
Visit the Ocean City Branch to pick up your free comic book! Create some comic inspired crafts and take a picture with your favorite hero using our green screen!
Location: Ocean City Branch

Crafty Saturday Make & Take “Choose Civility”

Saturday, May 5 - 10 am - 2 pm
Create themed crafts using materials provided by the library. For all ages.
Location: Ocean Pines Branch

Family Library Day

Saturday, May 5 - 10 am- 12 pm
Spend the day at the library! Decorate your own book bag, make a book mark, play some games
and more. Fun for the whole family.
Location: Pocomoke Branch

Laptime

Monday, May 7, 2018 - 10:30 AM
For infants and toddlers up to age 2 and their caregivers.
Location: Berlin Branch

Lap Time

Monday, May 7 - 10:30 am
Children will be introduced to songs, games, and finger plays. For children under 2 years old.
Location: Snow Hill Branch

Play Time

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 10:30 AM
Make new friends and learn new skills while playing with our great educational toys!
For infant to 5 year old children.

Location: Berlin Branch

Story Time “Pigeon & Friends”

Tuesday, May 8 - 10:30 am
For 2 to 5 year old children.
Location: Pocomoke Branch

STEM Family Night “Mathematical Fun!”

Tuesday, May 8 - 4 pm
Come enjoy STEM books, crafts, and activities! Snacks and drinks provided.
Location: Ocean City Branch

Story Time “Fruits and Veggies”

Wednesday, May 9 - 10:30 am
For 2 to 5 year old children.
Location: Ocean City Branch

Story Time “Mother’s Day”

Thursday, May 10 - 10:30 am
Enjoy stories, movement, songs, and crafts. For ages 2 to 5.
Location: Ocean Pines Branch

Crazy Crafts

Thursday, May 10 - 10:30 am
What will you create? For 3 to 7 year old children.
Location: Snow Hill Branch

Art Studio “Famous Artist Series 3”

Friday, May 11 - 3:30 pm
Learn to draw, paint and create. Please call the Pocomoke Branch Library at 410-957-0878 to register.
Space is limited. For ages 8 & up.
Location: Pocomoke Branch

Crafty Saturday Make & Take “Mother’s Day”

Saturday, May 12 - 10 am - 2 pm
Create using materials provided by the library. For all ages.
Location: Ocean Pines Branch

OC Creative

Saturday, May 12 - 11-3 pm
Our Teen Area will be filled with supplies for crafting, creative writing, digital creations, and more. Oculus Rift avilable for students 13+.
Location: Ocean City Branch

Laptime

Monday, May 14, 2018 - 10:30 AM
For infants and toddlers up to age 2 and their caregivers.
Location: Berlin Branch

Lap Time with Emily

Monday, May 14 - 3:30 pm
Join us the 2nd Monday of every month for lap time! Children will be introduced to songs, games, and finger plays. For children under 2 years old.
Location: Ocean City Branch

STEAM PM “Simple Machines”

Monday, May 14 - 3:45 pm
Build levers, pulleys, gears, inclined planes and more. Then discover uses for these simple machines! Engineering fun for children 6 years old and up.
Location: Snow Hill Branch

Story Time “Spring Time”

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 10:30 AM
For 2 to 5 year old children.
Location: Berlin branch

Play Time

Tuesday, May 15 - 10:30 am
Make new friends and learn new skills while playing with our great educational toys!
For infant to 5 year old children.
Location: Pocomoke Branch

Little Explorers “Happy and Sad”

Tuesday, May 15 - 4:30-6:30 pm
Join us every other Tuesday night for our Little Explorers program. Tonight we learn about feeling happy and feeling sad. Best for children 0-2 years old, but all are welcome!
Location: Ocean City Branch

Play Time

Wednesday, May 16 - 10:30 am
Make new friends and learn new skills while playing with our great educational toys! for infant to 5 year old children.
Location: Ocean City Branch

STEM for Homeschool “Backyard Biodiversity”

Wednesday, May 16 - 1:30 pm
What is living in your backyard? Explore the library’s garden and grounds to see what we can find!. Join us for a special monthly STEM session just for home schoolers. For ages 5 to 12.

Location: Ocean Pines Branch

“Crazy Crafts”

Thursday, May 17 - 10:30 am
What will you create? For 3 to 7 year old children.
Location: Ocean Pines Branch

Story Time “Friends”

Thursday, May 17 - 10:30 am
For 2 to 5 year old children.
Location: Snow Hill Branch

Natural Science “The Earth We Dig In”

Thursday, May 17 - 4 pm
Learn about soil with Lisa Voss, and come plant in our library garden. Dress to get dirty!
For children 8 years old and up.
Location: Pocomoke Branch

Crafty Saturday Make & Take “Our Armed Forces”

Saturday, May 19 - 10 am - 2 pm
Create themed crafts using materials provided by the library. For all ages.
Location: Ocean Pines Branch

Dog Days- Reading with Pierce

Saturday, May 19 - 11 am
Join Pierce, a Giant and lovable Great Dane who is a certified therapy dog. Read stories to him and
make dog-related crafts. Fun for the whole family.
Location: Pocomoke Branch

Laptime

Monday, May 21, 2018 - 10:30 AM
For infants and toddlers up to age 2 and their caregivers.
Location: Berlin Branch

Lap Time

Monday, May 21 - 10:30 am
Children will be introduced to songs, games, and finger plays. For children under 2 years old.
Location: Snow Hill Branch

Homeschool Book Club

Monday, May 21 - 1:30 pm
Homeschoolers ages 8 to 12 are invited to join us for a monthly book club. Call us at 410-524-1818 or come in to reserve your copy of the book today!
Location: Ocean City Branch

Bingo for Books

Monday, May 21 - 3:30 - 4:30 pm
Have fun playing Bingo and win fabulous book prizes! For children ages 8 and up.
Location: Snow Hill Branch

Teen Time “Robots versus Marionettes”

Monday, May 21 - 5 pm
Hang out, eat pizza, and do something fun, or at least different. For ages 13 to 18. Please call the Ocean Pines Branch at 410-208-4014 to register.

Location: Ocean Pines Branch

Crazy Crafts

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 10:30 AM
Science, Art and Fun! For 3 to 7 year old children.
Location: Berlin Branch

Tot Time “Active Play for Active Toddlers”

Tuesday, May 22 - 10:30 am
Active free play program to get toddlers up and moving. This program helps support the 60 minutes
of play each day initiative. For children 1 to 3 years old.
Location: Pocomoke Branch

Family Night “Kindness Rocks”

Tuesday, May 22 - 4 pm
Come enjoy books, crafts, and games for the whole family! Snacks and drinks provided.
Location: Ocean City Branch

Story Time “Turtles”

Wednesday, May 23 - 10:30 am
For 2 to 5 year old children.
Location: Ocean City Branch

Play Time

Thursday, May 24 - 10:30 am
Make new friends and learn new skills while playing with our great educational toys! For infant to 5 year old children.
Location: Snow Hill Branch

Family Night “Tower Building” a STEM Program

Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 4:30 PM
Use marshmallows and other unusual building materials to see who can construct the tallest tower!
Location: Berlin Branch

Button Making

Friday, May 25 - 3:45 pm
Design your own buttons and watch as they are created before your eyes. For children ages 5 and up.
Location: Snow Hill Branch

Crafty Saturday Make & Take “Memorial Day”

Saturday, May 26 - 10 am - 2 pm
Create themed crafts using materials provided by the library. For all ages.


Location: Ocean Pines Branch

STEM “Backyard Biodiversity”

Saturday, May 26 - 10 am
What is living in your backyard? Explore the library’s garden and grounds to see what we can find! For ages 5 to 12.


Location: Ocean Pines Branch

Story Time “Oink, Oink!”

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 10:30 AM
For 2 to 5 year old children.
Location: Berlin Branch

Toddler Art

Tuesday, May 29 - 10:30 am
Simple art activities designed for little hands. Dress to get messy.
For children ages 1 to 5.
Location: Pocomoke Branch

Movie Screening “Wonder” Choose Civility Program

Tuesday, May 29 - 4:30 pm
Based on the New York Times bestseller, Wonder tells the incredibly inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman, a boy with facial differences who enters fifth grade, attending a mainstream elementary school for the first time. Starring Julia Roberts and Owen Wilson.
Location: Ocean City Branch

Story Time “Bedtime”

Wednesday, May 30 - 10:30 am
For 2 to 5 year old children.
Location: Ocean City Branch

Story Time “Dinosaurs”

Thursday, May 31 - 10:30 am
Enjoy stories, movement, songs, and crafts. For ages 2 to 5.
Location: Ocean Pines Branch

Story Time “Rabbits”

Thursday, May 31 - 10:30 am
For 2 to 5 year old children.
Location: Snow Hill Branch

Story Time “Dragons”

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 10:30 Am
For 2 to 5 year old children.
Location: Berlin

Story Time “Summer Fun”

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 10:30 AM
For 2 to 5 year old children.
Location: Berlin Branch

Performance by Kidsinger Jim Hossick

Tuesday, June 19 2018 - 10:30 AM
Kidsinger Jim is an interactive performer, involving the children with sing-along parts, movement parts, storytelling, and brief discussions as well as demonstrating elements of songwriting during the show, and selecting audience members to be actors for several songs. For kids of all ages!
Location: Berlin Branch

BaNoodeLoon

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 11:00 AM
School starts soon! Let’s have one last summer fling having the most fun with balloons, water and pool noodles ever! All ages welcome, be prepared to get wet!
Location: Berlin Branch

Bike Rodeo

Saturday, August 11 2018 - 11:00 AM
Navigate our obstacle course to win ribbons in your class. Participants must bring their own bike and helmet. For all school-age children.
Location: Berlin Branch

Sound of Science

Tuesday, August 14 2018 - 11:00 AM
Join us for the Maryland Science Center’s travelling music program, an interactive exploration of sound and music with six different activity tables, free play activities exploring sound waves, music, and amplification, and a membranophone-building workshop. Our activities are open to all school age children, but space is limited for the Membranophone portion of the program. Please call the Berlin Branch at 410-641-0650 to register.
Location: Berlin Branch

Crafts Day

Tuesday, August 21 2018 - 10:30 AM
Join us for a fabulous morning of creativity and fun making crafts limited only by our imagination! For all children aged 2 through teen!
Location: Berlin Branch