January 2013

Happy 2013 from the
Somerset County Library System!
Library News
We are pleased to announce the availability of Zinio for Libraries, a new edition of the popular digital newsstand Zinio that's been designed specifically for library patrons. zinio


Zinio for Libraries provides a quick and easy way for patrons to read digital copies of their favorite magazines through a digital platform that recreates magazines page-for-page, including full-color pictures. By using your library card, patrons will be able to read, interact with, and explore the largest selection of magazines anywhere.


And with iPad, iPhone, and Android compatibility, Zinio makes it easy to view stunning digital magazines on the go, or on your PC or Mac.  Zinio takes the reading experience even further with intuitive navigation, key word article search and interactive rich media elements such as audio, video, and live links.


Details on Zinio for Libraries may be found at www.somelibrary.org or contact your library branch for more information.

Upcoming Programs  
Excited about eReaders!
Have you been wondering what all this eReader talk is about? Then, stop by for a demonstration of the latest eReaders to hit the market. Bring your own eReader to learn how to download free books
from the library.
Monday, January 7; 5 - 6 pm * Crisfield Library
Wednesday, January 9; 5:30 - 6:30 pm * Princess Anne Library

Victorian Tea Party
Step back in time and savor the flavor of a Victorian Tea Party. Enjoy an afternoon of tea, treats, parlor games, poetry and more. Hostess Kelley Rouse helps bring to life the manners, customs, etiquette and
rituals of Victorian Society. Please bring your favorite tea cup and saucer. Victorian dress is suggested but optional.
Thursday, January 17 at 2 pm * Crisfield Library

Cultural Diversity Awareness Series - Disabilities
The Holly Community Center joins us to discuss the challenges still
prevalent in today's society for persons with disabilities. Education
and awareness is key to removing those challenges, please join us to
visualize a better tomorrow for persons with disabilities. This program is sponsored in part by a grant from the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore.
Wednesday, January 23 at 2 pm * Princess Anne Library

Felting: A Fabric of Life
Learn about the ancient art of felting and the people who used it for living essentials. Using only wool, water, soap, and some elbow grease you will make you own felt scarf! The class is limited to 14 participants. Please register at the Princess Anne Branch by calling 410-651-0852.
Thursday, January 31 at 1 pm * Princess Anne Library

Frontier: The War of 1812 
Performed by the Ballet Theater of Maryland at the Mar-Va Theater, Pocomoke, MD. Tickets are $6; sales begin January 4, 2013.
Saturday, February 9; Show times: 2 pm & 7 pm  
Family, Children, & Teen Programs 

Saturday Story Time - "Winter Fun"  

Stories, songs, games, craft and fun! For all ages, accompanied by
a parent/caregiver.  Free, no registration required.

Crisfield Library:

January 5; 2 - 3 pm

Princess Anne Library:
January 12; 2 -3 pm


Family Night @ the Library - "Let it Snow!"  

Princess Anne Library:
Monday, January 7; 5:30 - 6:30 pm 
Crisfield Library:

Tuesday, January 14; 5:30 - 6:30 pm 


Family Movie Matinee

Join us at either the Crisfield or Princess Anne library branch for a family-friendly movie on the third Saturday of each month at 2 pm. Pillows, blankets encouraged & light refreshments provided.


Family Board Games

Bring your family to the library to play a classic board game or to try out a new one, fourth Saturday of each month at 2 pm.


Teen Programs:

Princess Anne Library:

Duct Tape Crafts - Friday, January 11 at 3:30 pm

YA Movie (may be rated PG-13) - Friday, January 25 at 3 pm

Crisfield Library:

Duct Tape Crafts - Friday, January 11 at 3:30 pm

Wii Games - Friday, January 25 at 3:30 pm

Hours of Operation

Princess Anne Library
11767 Beechwood St.
Princess Anne, MD 21853
(410) 651-0852

Mon. - Th. 10 am - 7 pm
Fri. - Sat.  10 am - 5 pm
Sunday - Closed

Corbin Memorial Library

4 E. Main Street
Crisfield, MD 21817
(410) 968-0955

Mon. - Th. 11 am - 7 pm
Friday 11 am - 5 pm
Saturday 10 am - 5 pm
Sunday - Closed

Ewell Library,
Smith Island

20910 Caleb Jones Rd.
Ewell, MD 21824
(410) 425-5141

Monday - Closed
Tues. - 1-4 pm / 6-9 pm
Wednesday - 6 - 9 pm
Thursday - 1 - 4 pm
Friday - 6 - 7 pm
Sat - Sun. - Closed

Coming in February:
Fencing Demonstration
Fencing is one of five sports to be featured at every one of the modern Olympic Games. Coach Angela Herbert Hodges, U.S. Champion and Olympic Competitor, leads the Salisbury
Fencing Team in a demonstration. Open to all ages

Monday, Feb. 4 at 4 pm Princess Anne Library