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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


Make and Take Cart

July 2016 - All month long
Come to our teen area and make a craft to take home! One per person.
Location: Ocean City Branch

Tom Lilly’s One-Step MagiCompany

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 10:30 AM
That happy guy in the Hawaiian shirt and saddle shoes is Baltimore’s own Tom Lilly, a performer who combines magic, juggling, fire-eating, and balloonacy with loads of audience participation to produce a show that leaves all ages laughing and wondering.
Location: Berlin Branch

Hungry Human Hippo

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 2:00 pm
You know the board game, now try it live! You'll need a partner so if you can, bring a friend or we can pair you up with somebody. For ages 10& up.
Location: Pocomoke Branch

Tom Lilly Magic with Beauwolf T Wonderbunny

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 2:00 pm
Come and enjoy a performer who combines magic, juggling, fire-eating, and balloonacy, with loads of audience participation that produces a show that leaves all ages laughing and wondering. Combining magic and Tom’s keen interest in reading, the show has introduced thousands of children to the world’s fastest bookworms, Uncle Sammy, Seemore the Psychic Snake, and Beowulf T. Wonderbunny.
Location: Ocean Pines Branch

Delmarva Shorebirds

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 2:00 pm
Come "play ball" with Sherman from the Delmarva Shorebirds.
Location: Pocomoke Branch

Tom Lilly- One Step MagiCompany

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 10:30 am
Tom Lilly is a performer who combines magic, juggling, fire eating, and balloonacy with loads of audience participation.
Location: Ocean City Branch

Tom Lilly One-Step MagiCompany

Thursday July 28, 2016 - 2:00 pm
That strange looking guy in the Hawaiian shirt and saddle shoes is Baltimore's own Tom Lilly, a performer who combines magic, juggling, fire eating and balloonacy with loads of audience participation to produce a show that leaves all ages laughing and wondering.
Location: Pocomoke Branch

Tom Lilly’s One-Step MagiCompany

Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 10:30 am
That strange looking guy in the Hawaiian shirt and saddle shoes is Baltimore's own Tom Lilly, a performer who combines magic, juggling, fire-eating, and balloonacy with loads of audience participation to produce a show that leaves all ages laughing and wondering.
Location: Snow Hill Branch

Harry Potter Party

Saturday, July 30, 2016 - 10:00 AM
Visit the Berlin Library to celebrate the release of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child! There will be games, crafts, and more! Dress up as your favorite witch or wizard and wow us with Harry Potter trivia. Join us for Quidditch practice, and write a message to send by Owl Post! For kids and teens.
Location: Berlin Branch

Make and Take Cart

August 2016
Come use our Make and Take cart in the teen area. Make what you like and take what you make!
Location: Ocean City Branch

Donna Washington - Story-teller

Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 10:30 AM
Multiple-award-winning artist Donna Washington has performed at thousands of schools , libraries, and story-telling festivals throughout the country. Inspire YOUR imagination!
Location: Berlin Branch

Donna Washington, Storyteller

Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 2:00 pm
Donna Washington’s parents were in the military so she spent her childhood travelling all over the world. During these years she learned about different people, places and of course, learned their culture and their stories.
Donna attended Northwestern University in the theater department. It was at this time that she came to realize she wanted to make storytelling a central part of her performing life. In additions to being an actress and an author, she is a multiple award winning recording artist.

Location: Ocean Pines Branch

Indoor Relay

Wednesday, August 3, 2016 - 2:00 pm
Ready, set, go with fun indoor races at the library! For all ages
Location: Pocomoke Branch

Donna Washington- Storyteller

Wednesday, August 3, 2016 - 10:30 am
Donna has performed at thousands of schools, libraries, and numerous storytelling festivals throughout the country.
Location: Ocean City Branch

Donna Washington Storyteller

Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 2:00 pm
Donna has performed at thousands of schools & libraries and numerous storytelling festivals through out the country!
Location: Pocomoke Branch

Donna Washington - Storyteller

Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 10:30 am
Donna has performed at thousands of schools and libraries and numerous storytelling festivals throughout the country!
Location: Snow Hill Branch

Ice Cream Social

Tuesady, August 9, 2016 - 10:30 AM
All active kids need to refuel and cool off during the warm summer months of summer reading. We know you’ve been working hard to read as many books as you can, and having a great time too! Celebrate your victory at the Berlin Library’s annual Ice Cream Social and make your own sundae as summer reading prizes are awarded!
Location: Berlin Branch

Dancing with Mr. D and Me

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 10:30 am
Learn simple steps to Cotton Eyed Joe. Have fun with contra dancing and line dancing! For all ages.
Location: Ocean City Branch

Iron Chef- Teen Edition

Saturday, August 13, 2016 - 2 pm
For ages 10 and up! Compete with other chefs to make the best dessert with the ingredients picked out by our expert panel of judges. Prizes for first place and runner-up.
Location: Ocean City Branch

Mike Rose Magic and Magic Workshop

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 10:30 am
Magic show for all ages followed by a magic workshop for ages 8 and over. Learn to do some neat tricks on your own.
Location: Ocean City Branch

Duct Tape Pencil Pouches

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 10:30 am
Simple back to school craft with duct tape and Ziploc bags. Ages 5 and up.
Location: Ocean City Branch

Nature in Flight

Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 10:30 am
Create things to fly and test them out in the library! For children ages 5 and up.
Location: Ocean City Branch

Play Time

Thursday, September 1 - 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 Branch

Story Time “Going to School”

Thursday, September 1 - 10:30 am
For 2 to 5 year old children.
Location: Snow Hill Branch

Make & Take Cart

All through September
Our Make & Take Cart for teens will feature supplies to make your own Slap Bracelets. Come make what you like and take what you make!
Location: Ocean City Branch

Family Night! “Book Scavenger Hunt”

Tuesday, September 6, 2016 - 5:30 PM
Family Nights at the Ocean City Library! Come and enjoy a book scavenger hunt, snacks & prizes provided. For children 4 years and up, and their caregivers.
Location: Ocean City Branch

Story Time “Princesses”

Tuesday, September 6, 2016 - 10:30 AM
Some princesses like to go to balls, and some like to hang out with dragons and go on adventures! Come hear stories about princesses who make their own decisions!
Location: Berlin Branch

Story Time- “Back to School”

Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 10:30 am
For 2 to 5 year old children
Location: Ocean City Branch

Story Time “Grandparents”

Thursday, September 8 - 10:30 am
For 2 to 5 year old children.
Location: Ocean Pines Branch

Robot Monday

Monday, September 12, 2016 - 4:00 PM
Calling all builders and mechanical enthusiasts! Our robots are available to build, code, and program. The possibilities are endless! Register by calling the Berlin Branch at 410-641-0650. For ages 9-13.
Location: Berlin Branch

Play Time

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 10:30 AM
Make new friends and learn new skills while playing with our great educational toys!
For infants to 5-year-old-children.

Location: Berlin Branch

New Adult Fiction Book Club

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 5:30 PM
The Young Adult genre often introduces complex ideas. “New adults” (aged 15 - 30) are invited to join our forum to discuss and analyze books in the Young Adult canon.
Location: Berlin

Story Time- “Grab Bag of Books”

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 10:30 am
For 2 to 5 year old children
Location: Ocean City Branch

Getting the Most From Your Library—Homework Help

Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 4:00 PM
Your library is great for homework help for students and beginning literacy for new readers! Join us for the first of our monthly programs introducing patrons to our online opportunities.
Location: Berlin Branch

Story Time “Hats”

Thursday, September 15 - 10:30 am
For 2 to 5 year old children.
Location: Ocean Pines Branch

Story Time “Sea Creatures”

Thursday, September 15 - 10:30 am
For 2 to 5 year old children.
Location: Snow Hill Branch

StoryWalk®

Saturday, September 17, 2016 - 10:00 AM
Reading and walking are two of the best things you can do! Join us September 17 at the Berlin Library’s new site on Harrison Avenue for a StoryWalk®! For children and their families.
Location: Berlin Branch

Robot Monday

Monday, September 19, 2016 - 4:00 PM
Calling all builders and mechanical enthusiasts! Our robots are available to build, code, and program. The possibilities are endless! Register by calling the Berlin Branch at 410-641-0650. For ages 9-13.
Location: Berlin Branch

“Talk Like a Pirate Day” Party

Monday, September 19 - 4:00 pm
Arrr, matey! Come dressed as a pirate, play games, win prizes, and have pirate-themed snacks! For 3 to 13 year olds.
Location: Snow Hill Branch

Story Time “Dragons”

Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 10:30 AM
RWAAAAR! Join us to read stories about all kinds of dragons! Some are big dragons, some are small, but they’re ALL fun to read about! RWARRRR!
Location: Berlin Branch

Lap Time

Tuesday, September 20 - 10:30 am
Children will be introduced to songs, games, and finger plays. For children under 2 years old.
Location: Ocean Pines Branch

Play Time

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 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 “Elephants”

Thursday, September 22 - 10:30 am
For 2 to 5 year old children.
Location: Ocean Pines Branch

Play Time

Thursday, September 22 - 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

Sidewalk Chalk Art

Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 10:30 am
Be creative with chalk! For children 5 years old and up.
Location: Ocean City Branch

Robot Monday

Monday, September 26, 2016 - 4:00 PM
Calling all builders and mechanical enthusiasts! Our robots are available to build, code, and program. The possibilities are endless! Register by calling the Berlin Branch at 410-641-0650. For ages 9-13.
Location: Berlin Branch

Lap Time

Tuesday, September 27 - 10:30 am
Children will be introduced to songs, games, and finger plays. For children under 2 years old.
Location: Ocean Pines Branch

Story Time- “Fall into a Good Book”

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 10:30 am
For 2 to 5 year old children
Location: Ocean City Branch

Story Time “Eyeglasses”

Thursday, September 29 - 10:30 am
For 2 to 5 year old children.
Location: Ocean Pines Branch

Story Time “Siblings”

Thursday, September 29 - 10:30 am
For 2 to 5 year old children.
Location: Snow Hill Branch

Make & Take Cart

All through October
Our Make & Take Cart for teens will feature supplies to make your own Domroo Drums. Come make what you like and take what you make!
Location: Ocean City Branch

Family Night!- “Children’s Book Jeopardy”

Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 5:30 pm
Family Nights at the Ocean City Library! Come and play a game of Children's Book Jeopardy, snacks & prizes provided. For children 4 years and up, and their caregivers.
Location: Ocean City Branch

Story Time Special Event: Visit the Firehouse!

Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 10:30 am
Join us for a very special Fire Safety Story time with Firefighter Nancy! We’ll read stories about fire safety and then walk to the fire house for a private tour.
Location: Berlin Branch

Lap Time

Tuesday, October 4 - 10:30 am
Children will be introduced to songs, games, and finger plays. For children under 2 years old.
Location: Ocean Pines Branch

Young and Restless- “Experiment with Color and Light”

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 10:30 am
Science, Art, and fun! for children ages 3 to 7.
Location: Ocean City Branch

Play Time

Thursday, October 6 - 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 Branch

Story Time “Sports”

Thursday, October 6 - 10:30 am
For 2 to 5 year old children.
Location: Snow Hill Branch

Play Time

Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 10:30 AM
Make new friends and learn new skills while playing with our great educational toys!
For infants to 5-year-old-children.

Location: Berlin Branch

Lap Time

Tuesday, October 11 - 10:30 am
Children will be introduced to songs, games, and finger plays. For children under 2 years old.
Location: Ocean Pines Branch

New Adult Fiction Book Club

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 5:30 PM
The Young Adult genre often introduces complex ideas. “New adults” (aged 15 - 30) are invited to join our forum to discuss and analyze books in the Young Adult canon.
Location: Berlin

Story Time- “Sleeping Beauty”

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 10:30 am
For 2 to 5 year old children
Location: Ocean City Branch

Story Time “Feelings”

Thursday, October 13 - 10:30 am
For 2 to 5 year old children.
Location: Ocean Pines Branch

Young and Restless “Experiment with Color & Light”

Thursday, October 13 - 10:30 am
Science, Art and Fun! For 3 to 7 year old children.
Location: Snow Hill Branch

Cosplay Day

Saturday, October 15, 2016 - 10:00 am
CosPlay is dressing up like characters from Anime, Manga, comics, TV, or movies. Join us for Fandom Trivia, Super Trivia, games and prizes! Plus, the TARDIS! For kids and teens.
Location: Berlin Branch

Story Time “Sleeping Beauty”

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 10:30 AM
Beautiful Princesses, handsome Princes, a jealous heart, and handfuls of fairies. What could be more fun? Join us to read and make crafts all about sleepy people who need rescuing!
Location: Berlin Branch

Lap Time

Tuesday, October 18 - 10:30 am
Children will be introduced to songs, games, and finger plays. For children under 2 years old.
Location: Ocean Pines Branch

Play Time

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 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

Tween Trivia Night

Wednesday, October 19 - 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Come test your trivia skills for the chance to win cool prizes! For 10 to 13 year olds.
Location: Snow Hill Branch

Young and Restless “Experiment with Color & Light”

Thursday, October 20 - 10:30 am
Science, art and fun! For 3 to 7 year old children.
Location: Ocean Pines Branch

Story Time “Sleeping Beauty”

Thursday, October 20 - 10:30 am
For 2 to 5 year old children.
Location: Snow Hill Branch

Young and Restless - Experiment with Color and Light

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 10:30 AM
“Experiment With Color & Light”

Science, Art and Fun!
For 3 to 7-year-old-children

Location: Berlin Branch

Lap Time

Tuesday, October 25 - 10:30 am
Children will be introduced to songs, games, and finger plays. For children under 2 years old.
Location: Ocean Pines Branch

Family Night “BOO!”

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 5:00 PM
October is all about tricks, treats, and fun! Join us for spoooooky stories, crafts, scavenger hunts, and candy. Add to the fun by learning magic tricks or wearing a costume!
Location: Berlin Branch

Story Time- “Scare Up a Good Story”

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 10:30 am
For 2 to 5 year old children
Location: Ocean City Branch

The Haunted Library at Ocean City

Thursday-Saturday, October 27th-29th - Thursday, Friday- 5 to 7pm, Saturday- 10-3pm
Come experience the thrills and chills of the Haunted Library at the Ocean City Library. We transform our meeting room into a frightful labyrinth. Escape alive and receive a free book!
Location: Ocean City Branch

Story Time “Sleeping Beauty”

Thursday, October 27 - 10:30 am
For 2 to 5 year old children.
Location: Ocean Pines Branch

Play Time

Thursday, October 27 - 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

Children’s Halloween Party

Saturday, October 29, 2016 - 10:30 am
Come in costume and trick-or-treat throughout the library!
Location: Ocean City Branch

Halloween at the Library

Monday, October 31 - 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Drop in for Halloween candy, spooky games, and show off your costumes!
Location: Snow Hill Branch

Family Night!- “Stories & Smores”

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 5:30 pm
Family Nights at the Ocean City Library! Come hear great reads for cold weather and enjoy our craft. For children 4 years and up, and their caregivers.
Location: Ocean City Branch

Story Time “Ick, I’m Sick!”

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 10:30 am
What do you do when you don’t feel well? We’ll hear about some of the ways you can feel sick, and some of the ways you can feel better!
Location: Berlin Branch

Make & Take Cart

All through November
Our Make & Take Cart will feature supplies to make your own notebooks. Make what you like and take what you make!
Location: Ocean City Branch

Young and Restless “Magnet Fun”

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 10:30 am
Feel the Attraction! Come have fun with magnets! For children 3 to 7 years old.
Location: Ocean City Branch

Play Time

Thursday, November 3 - 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 Branch

STEAM Story Time “Stone Soup”

Thursday, November 3 - 10:30 am
For 2 to 5 year old children.
Location: Snow Hill Branch

Robot Monday

Monday, November 7, 2016 - 4:00 PM
Calling all builders and mechanical enthusiasts! Our robots are available to build, code, and program. The possibilities are endless! Register by calling the Berlin Branch at 410-641-0650. For ages 9-13.
Location: Berlin Branch

Early STEAM Stories & Activities

Monday, November 7, 2016 - 2 pm
Introduce your little ones to Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math. For children 3 years and up!
Location: Ocean City Branch

STEM Play Time

Tuesday, November 8, 2016 - 10:30 AM
Make new friends and learn new skills while playing with our great educational toys!
For infants to 5-year-old children.

Location: Berlin Branch

New Adult Fiction Book Club

Wednesday, November 9, 2016
The Young Adult genre often introduces complex ideas. “New adults” (aged 15 - 30) are invited to join our forum to discuss and analyze books in the Young Adult canon.
Location: Berlin

STEAM “Paper Airplane Science”

Wednesday, November 9 - 3:30 pm
Learn about aerodynamics and build your own paper airplanes! For 7 to 12 year olds.
Location: Snow Hill Branch

STEM Story Time “Sound”

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

Young and Restless “Magnet Fun”

Thursday, November 10 - 10:30 am
Feel the Attraction! Come have fun with magnets! For 3 to 7 year old children.
Location: Snow Hill Branch

Robot Monday

Monday, November 14, 2016 - 4:00 AM
Calling all builders and mechanical enthusiasts! Our robots are available to build, code, and program. The possibilities are endless! Register by calling the Berlin Branch at 410-641-0650. For ages 9-13.
Location: Berlin Branch

STEAM PM “Ben Franklin, America’s Inventor”

Monday, November 14 - 3:45 pm
Ben visits the library to talk about his inventions. Don't miss it! For children 6 years old and up.
Location: Snow Hill Branch

Story Time “Dem Bones”

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 10:30 AM
We wouldn't be able to dance, run, wiggle, or even high five without our bones. Join us to read stories, learn about bones, and do a craft!
Location: Berlin Branch

Play Time

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 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

Young and Restless “Magnet Fun”

Thursday, November 17 - 10:30 am
Feel the attraction! Come have fun with magnets! For 3 to 7 year old children.
Location: Ocean Pines Branch

Story Time “Presidents”

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

Game Day @ Your Library

Saturyday, November 19, 2016 - 10:00 am
International Games Day continues to grow and prosper. This year 2,157 libraries registered for the free event. Join us to play board games and be part of an exciting morning!
Location: Berlin Branch

Make-N-Donate Fleece Tie Blankets

Saturday, November 19 - 11:00 am
Learn how to make a no-sew, fleece tie blanket! Finished products will be donated to Worcester County GOLD, to be distributed to local families in need. All materials will be provided. This event is for all ages, but children under 12 should be accompanied by an adult.
Location: Snow Hill Branch