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Kids & Teens

 The Kids Page Teen Space! 
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


Mini Pumpkin Decorating

Monday, October 23 - Wednesday, November 1 - any time
Decorate a mini pumpkin to take home with you! The library will supply all materials. For children of all ages.
Location: Snow Hill Branch

Halloween Costume Swap

Monday, October 23 - 3 -6 pm
Has your child outgrown their Halloween costume but it still looks brand new? Drop off costumes and accessories at the library from October 9 - 20 for a community costume swap. When you drop off an item you will receive a token to redeem at the event on October 23.
Location: Ocean Pines Branch

Young and Restless “Our Community”

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 10:30 AM
Learn about the people and places in our community. For 3 to 7 year old children.
Location: Berlin Branch

Tot Time

Tuesday, October 24 - 2:00 pm
Active free play program to get toddlers up and moving. This program helps support the 60 minutes of play each day initiative! For children ages 1-3
Location: Pocomoke Branch

Family Night! Board Games

Tuesday, October 24 - 4:30-6:30
Come enjoy books, crafts, and games for the whole family! Snacks and drinks provided.
Location: Ocean City Branch

Story Time “Parades”

Wednesday, October 25 - 10:30 am
For 2 to 5 year old children.
Location: Ocean City Branch

Haunted Library at Ocean City

Thursday & Friday, October 26th & 27th - 4-7pm
Our third annual Haunted Library featuring our fearful labyrinth will be held on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, October 26-28th. On Thursday and Friday, the 26th and 27th, come anytime between 4 & 7 pm to experience the thrills and chills of our transformed meeting room. Saturday the 28th, the maze will be open during our Halloween party from 11-3. The first 30 survivors escape with a free book.
Location: Ocean City Branch

Play Time

Thursday, October 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

Story Time “On the Farm”

Thursday, October 26 - 10:30 am
For 2 to 5 year old children.
Location: Ocean Pines Branch

Science Exploratorium: Chemistry

Thursday, October 26 - 4:00 PM
Hands on experiments to learn a variety of science concepts. For ages 8 & older
Location: Pocomoke Branch

Family Night “At The Movies”

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Join us for an evening at the movies.
Location: Berlin Branch

Crafty Saturday Make & Take

Saturday, October 28 - 9 am - 3 pm
Use your imagination to create something wonderful with fun supplies provided by the library! For all ages.
Location: Ocean Pines Branch

OC Halloween Party!

Saturday, October 28 - 11 am
Come in costume and trick-or-treat around the library. We will have games, snacks, crafts, and our haunted maze will still be up and running! All ages are welcome.
Location: Ocean City Branch

International Games Week Kickoff

Monday, October 30, 2017 - 4:00 PM
International Games Week is an annual celebration of games, play, libraries and learning that anyone can join, and costs absolutely nothing to play! Gamers young and old are welcome to join us for a variety of board games.
Location: Berlin Branch

Virtual Reality @ the Library

Monday, October 30 - 4:00 PM
Experience virtual reality using the Playstation VR, powered by PS4. 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 & Tyson Food Inc.Thank you for your support! For ages 12 & up.
Location: Pocomoke Branch

Story Time “Pumpkins”

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 10:30 AM
For 2 to 5 year old children.
Location: Berlin Branch

Story Time “Pumpkins”

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 10:30 AM
For 2 to 5 year old children.
Location: Berlin Branch

Halloween Storytime & Parade

Tuesday, October 31 - 10:30 am
Join us for a spooky story time and a parade around the library to celebrate Halloween!
Location: Ocean Pines Branch

Celebrate Halloween

Tuesday, October 31 - 10:30 AM & 3:30 PM
10:30 AM: Crafts, snacks and activities for infants and children up to age 5.
3:30 PM: Drop in the library before you go trick or treating for crafts and candy!
Location: Pocomoke Branch

STEM FEST: “Food Experiments”

Tuesday, October 31 - 4:30 pm
Join us for a special Maryland STEM Festival Event where we will perform some fun science experiments with food! For all ages.
Location: Ocean City Branch

STEM FEST: Harry Potter STEM Party

Tuesday, October 31 - 4:00 - 5:00 pm
Explore science in the Harry Potter universe! Come in costume for a chance to win a door prize! For children ages 8 and up.
Location: Snow Hill Branch

Make & Take Cart “Bow Ties or Hair Bows”

All through November
Our Make & Take Cart will feature supplies to make hair bows and bow ties! Cart located in the teen area.
Location: Ocean City Branch

STEM FEST: “Crazy Science Lab”

Wednesday, November 1 - 10:30 am
Experiment with us! For 3 to 7 year old children.
Location: Ocean City Branch

International Game Week Celebration

Wednesday, November 1 - 11 am- 5 pm
Celebrate International Game Week with family friendly board games! Fun for the whole family!
Location: Pocomoke Branch

STEM FEST: Pumpkin Seed Counting

Wednesday, November 1 - 3:30 pm
Do big pumpkins have more seeds than small ones? We will open up different sized pumpkins and count the seeds.
For children ages 5 and up.
Location: Snow Hill Branch

STEM Story Time “Hibernation”

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

Play Time

Thursday, November 2 - 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 Pines

STEM FEST: Gardening Lab

Friday, November 3 - 3:30 pm
Get dirt under your nails with fun hands-on projects.
For children 8 years old & up.
Location: Pocomoke Branch

Crafty Saturday Make & Take

Saturday, November 4 - 9 am - 3 pm
Use your imagination to create something wonderful with fun supplies provided by the library! For all ages.
Location: Ocean Pines Branch

STEM FEST: Star Party

Saturday, November 4 - 1:30 pm
Come enjoy a celebration of the galaxy!
Location: Ocean City Branch

STEM FEST: Star Gazing @ the Library

Saturday, November 4 - 7 pm
Come to the Pocomoke Branch for an evening of star gazing with NASA/Wallops and the Delmarva Space Sciences Foundation.
Fun for the whole family!
Location: Pocomoke Branch

Lap Time

Monday, November 6 - 10:30 am
Children will be introduced to songs, games, and finger plays. For children under 2 years old.
Location: Snow Hill Branch

“STEM FEST”

Monday, November 6 - 3:45 pm
Juggle with Cascading Carlos; attempt the Library’s Wind Tunnel Challenge; milk a pretend cow and learn how to make butter with Cindy, 4-H Agent University of Maryland Extension 4-H Worcester County; experiment with Nanotechnology and try LEGO WeDo Robotics with Lisa, 4-H STEM Agent University of Maryland Extension 4-H Worcester County. For children 6 years old and up.

Location: Snow Hill Branch

Creative Writing Meet-Up

Monday, November 6 - 4:30 pm
Get inspired, share ideas, learn about contests, and offer friendly critiques. Will work on fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. Also, pizza. For ages 13-18. Call 410-524-1818 and ask for Brittney if you are interested in joining!
Location: Ocean City Branch

Story Time “Music”

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 10:30 AM
For 2 to 5 year old children.
Location: Berlin Branch

STEM FEST: “Crazy Science Lab”

Tuesday, November 7 - 10:30 am
Experiment with us! For 3 to 7 year old children.
Location: Pocomoke Branch

Soothing Stories “Owl Babies”

Tuesday, November 7 - 4:30 pm
All children of all abilities are welcome to our Soothing Stories program every other Tuesday night. We will provide a calming story, along with playtime using our sensory toys and activities. Get some great calming techniques to use at home as well! Owl Babies teaches bravery and overcoming parent separation.
Location: Ocean City Branch

3D Printer Demonstration Day

Wednesday, November 8 - all day
Come see what you can make on a 3D printer! We will have projects in process on the printer all day long and staff will be available to answer questions.
Location: Snow Hill Branch

STEM Story Time “Farms”

Wednesday, November 8 - 10:30 am
For 2 to 5 year old children
Location: Ocean City Branch

STEM FEST: Geoboard It

Wednesday, November 8 - 4 pm
Let out your creativity with this fun STEAM activity. For ages 12 & up.
Location: Pocomoke Branch

STEM FEST “Crazy Science Lab”

Thursday, November 9 - 10:30 am
Experiment with us! For 3 to 7 year old children.
Location: Snow Hill Branch

STEM FEST: “Storytime with Magnets”

Thursday, November 9 - 10 :30 am
How do magnets work? Let’s find out with some fun experiments! For 2 to 5 year old children.
Location: Ocean Pines Branch

Crafty Saturday Make & Take

Saturday, November 11 - 9 am - 3 pm
Use your imagination to create something wonderful with fun supplies provided by the library! For all ages.
Location: Ocean Pines Branch

Take Things Apart Day

Saturday, November 11, 2017 - 10:00 AM
Take objects such as VCRs, telephones and clocks apart to learn how they operate. A perfect STEAM activity for kids 8 and up!
Location: Berlin Branch

STEM Fest Story Time “Slime”

Saturday, November 11 - 11 am
Slime is icky, gooey and tons of fun to play with! For 6-12 year old children.
Location: Ocean Pines Branch

STEM FEST 4H Program “Making Butter”

Saturday, November 11 - 1:30 pm
Come milk a pretend cow and learn how to make butter with Cindy, 4-H Agent, University of Maryland Extension Office 4-H Worcester County.
Location: Ocean City Branch

Play Time

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 10:30 AM
For infant to 5 year old children.
Location: Berlin Branch

Story Time “Tons of Turkeys”

Tuesday, November 14 - 10:30 am
For 2 to 5 year old children.
Location: Pocomoke Branch

STEM Family Night: Agriculture

Tuesday, November 14 - 4:30 pm
Come enjoy STEM books, crafts, and activities! Snacks and drinks provided.
Location: Ocean City Branch

Play Time

Wednesday, November 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: Ocean City Branch

Story Time “Thanksgiving”

Thursday, November 16 - 10:30 am
For 2 to 5 year old children.
Location: Snow Hill Branch

“Crazy Science Lab”

Thursday, November 16 - 10:30 am
Experiment with us! For 3 to 7 year old children.
Location: Ocean Pines Branch

Family Retro Movie Night- “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade”

Friday, November 17 - 7 pm
Light refreshments will be served.
Location: Pocomoke Branch

Crafty Saturday Make & Take

Saturday, November 18 - 9 am - 3 pm
Use your imagination to create something wonderful with fun supplies provided by the library! For all ages.
Location: Ocean Pines Branch

Teen Time: Bad Art

Saturday, November 18 - 11 am - 1 pm
We bring the supplies, you bring your imagination! Whoever can make the “worst” piece of art will win a prize!
Location: Ocean Pines Branch

Sensory Story Time

Saturday, November 18 - 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Join us for an inclusive story time designed to bring youngsters of all ages and abilities to the library. Hear a story, sing songs and make a craft. Please register for this program by calling 410-632-3495. Siblings, families and caretakers are all welcome.
Location: Snow Hill Branch

Lap Time

Monday, November 20 - 10:30 am
Children will be introduced to songs, games, and finger plays. For children under 2 years old.
Location: Snow Hill Branch

Board Game Demo

Monday, November 20 - 4 - 6 pm
Interested in learning a new board game? Come hang out and play a game provided by Phoenix Rising Games and Comics.

Location: Ocean Pines Branch

Story Time “Giving Thanks”

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 10:30 AM
For 2 to 5 year old children.
Location: Berlin Branch

Play Time

Tuesday, November 21 - 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

Soothing Stories “Our Farm”

Tuesday, November 21 - 4:30 pm
All children of all abilities are welcome to our Soothing Stories program every other Tuesday night. We will provide a calming story, along with playtime using our sensory toys and activities. Our Farm will teach compassion and patience.
Location: Ocean City Branch

Story Time “Pizza”

Wednesday, November 22 - 10:30 am
For 2 to 5 year old children.
Location: Ocean City Branch

Virtual Reality @ the Library

Monday, November 27 - 4 pm
Experience virtual reality using Playstation VR powered by PS4. This program series is brought
to you by the generous support of Abundant Life Apostolic Church, the Delmarva Discovery Center,
the Hickman family, Jaqueline B Gordon & Tyson Food Inc. Thank you for your support!
For ages 12 & up.

Location: Pocomoke Branch

Young and Restless “Crazy Science Lab”

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 10:30 AM
Experiment with us! Science, Art and Fun! For 3 to 7 year old children.
Location: Berlin Branch

Tot Time: Active Play for Active Toddlers

Tuesday, November 28 - 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 1 to 3 year old children.
Location: Pocomoke Branch

Family Night! “Special Deliveries”

Tuesday, November 28 - 4:30-6:30 pm
Letters have been a way of communicating and expressing gratitude towards each other. Come writer a letter to a solider or to someone else you care about. We will decorate our letters and get them sent overseas to be read by real soldiers! Refreshments will be provided.
Location: Ocean City Branch

Story Time “Cooking”

Wednesday, November 29 - 10:30 am
For 2 to 5 year old children.
Location: Ocean City Branch

Story Time “Dogs”

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

Story Time “My Favorite Story is—”

Thursday, November 30 - 10:30 am
For 2 to 5 year old children.
Location: Ocean Pines Branch

Family Night “Holiday Centerpieces”

Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Make a centerpiece for your holiday table. Fun for the whole family.
Location: Berlin Branch

Laptime

Friday, December 1, 2017 - 10:30 am
For infants and toddlers up to age 2 and their caregivers.
Location: Berlin Branch

Story Time “It’s C-o-l-d Outside!”

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 10:30 AM
For 2 to 5 year old children.
Location: Berlin Branch

Lap Time

Friday, December 8, 2017 - 10:30 AM
For infants and toddlers up to age 2 and their caregivers.
Location: Berlin Branch

Play Time

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 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

Lap Time

Friday, December 15, 2017 - 10:30 AM
For infants and toddlers up to age 2 and their caregivers.

Location: Berlin Branch

Story Time “Happy Holidays”

Tuesday, December 19, 2017 - 10:30 AM
For 2 to 5 year old children.
Location: Berlin Branch

Lap Time

Friday, December 22, 2017 - 10:30 AM
For infants and toddlers up to age 2 and their caregivers.
Location: Berlin Branch

Young and Restless

Tuesday, December 26, 2017 - 10:30 AM
Science, Art and Fun! For 3 to 7 year old children.
Location: Berlin Branch

Family Night “Lego Fidget Spinners”

Thursday, December 28, 2017 - 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Fun for the whole family. Teens welcome!
Location: Berlin Branch

Lap Time

Friday, December 29, 2017 - 10:30 AM
For infants and toddlers up to age 2 and their caregivers.
Location: Berlin Branch

Story Time “Winter Wonderland”

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

Play Time

Tuesday, January 9, 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 “Mittens”

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 10:30 AM
For 2 to 5 year old children.
Location: Berlin Branch

Girls Who Code - Orientation

January 16, 2017 - 4:00 PM
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.
Location: Berlin Branch

Girls Who Code - Orientation

Friday, January 19, 2017 - 4:00 pm
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.

Location: Berlin Branch

Young and Restless

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 10:30 AM
Science, Art and Fun! For 3 to 7 year old children.
Location: Berlin Branch

Family Night “Winter Olympics Fever”

Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Join us for Coke Floats and make your own Olympic award buttons to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the first Winter Games of the modern Olympics and to prepare for the Games this year! Teens welcome!
Location: Berlin Branch

Story Time “Silly Stories”

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

Story Time “Love”

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 10:30 AM
For 2 to 5 year old children.
Location: Berlin Branch

Play Time

Tuesday, February 13, 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 “Dental Health Month”

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 10:30 AM
For 2 to 5 year old children.
Location: Berlin Branch

Family Night “Library Lover’s Month”

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Your library is full of surprises, so check it out! Stop by for pizza and sodas as we show our appreciation to all our patrons and customers! Sponsored by the Friends of the Berlin Library.
Location: Berlin Branch

Worcester County Fair Day

Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 10:00 AM
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!
Location: Berlin Branch

Young and Restless

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 10:30 AM
Science, Art and Fun! For 3 to 7 year old children.
Location: Berlin Branch