February 2013

Having fun isn't hard
When you've got a library card. 
~Marc Brown, "Library Card" (Arthur) 
Library News
Celebrate "Take Your Child to the Library Day" 
Saturday, February 2

Come to the Crisfield or Princess Anne Library on Saturday, February 2, 2013 to "Take Your Child to the Library Day." There will be activities all day including a teddy bear hunt, crafts, and a special story time at 2 pm. Also, checkout your favorite books, movies, and music. Don't have a library card? Come in and sign up for one! For more information, call 410-968-0955 or 410-651-0852 or go to www.somelibrary.org. All events are free and no registration is required.

Upcoming Programs  
Fencing Demonstration
Fencing, also known as Olympic fencing to distinguish it from historical fencing, is an activity using bladed weapons. The sport of fencing is divided into three weapons: Foil, Sabre and Épée.  Fencing is one of five sports which have been featured at every one of the modern Olympic Games. Coach Angela Herbert-Hodges, U.S. Champion and Olympic Competitor, leads her team in a fencing demonstration by the Salisbury Fencing Club.
Monday, February 4 at 4 pm
Princess Anne Library

Ballet Theater of Maryland performs Frontier: The War of 1812
Frontier: The War of 1812 is a live dance multimedia performance that captures the fiery independence of colonial America as it forges itself into a nation. This production is inspired by the letters of Dolly Madison and other significant women of the period and depicts major events of the war that shaped America's destiny. Tickets are $6.00 and are on sale now at all branches of the Worcester and Somerset County Libraries.  This event is sponsored by the Worcester County Library Foundation, The Worcester County Arts Council, and the Somerset County Library.
Saturday, February 9 at 2 & 7 pm 
Mar-Va Theater and Performing Arts Center, Pocomoke, MD

Cooking with Chef Dahl
Head Chef Derek Dahl of the Palette Restaurant prepares a delectable meal fit for a king - or anyone you'd like to impress.  Don't miss this fun and educational program!
Monday, February 11 at 2 pm
Crisfield Library

Reflexology 101
Reflexology is a science that deals with the principle that there are reflex areas in the feet & hands which correspond to all of the glands, organs & parts of the body. Reflexology is a unique method of using the thumb and fingers to apply acupressure on these points to break up energy blockages and bring comfort and relaxation to the human spirit. This class is taught by Karen Relay, certified and licensed in the states of Maryland and Delaware.
Monday, February 25 at 2 pm
Princess Anne Library
Family, Children, & Teen Programs 

Story Time

Storybooks, finger plays, songs, and fun for preschool children ages 3 - 6 with an accompanying adult.  Free, no registration required.

Princess Anne Library:

Tuesdays, February 12, 19, 26; 11:15 - 11:45

Crisfield Library:

Thursdays, February 14, 21, 28; 11:15 - 11:45 


Saturday Story Time - "Bears, Bears, Bears"  

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

Crisfield Library:

February 2; 2 - 3 pm

Princess Anne Library:
February 9; 2 -3 pm


Family Night @ the Library 

Princess Anne Library: "Valentine's Fun" 
Monday, February 11; 5:30 - 6:30 pm 
Crisfield Library: "Goodnight, Goodnight" 

Tuesday, February 19; 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:

YA Creative Writing - Start the new year documenting your life; first meeting will be designing your own journal - Sat., February 2 at 2 pm  

Lego Creations  - Friday, February 8 at 3:30 pm

Crisfield Library:

Lego Creations  - Friday, February 8 at 3:30 pm 

Wii Games - Friday,February 22 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 March:
Everything Bluebird
Think Spring! Birdwatcher Janice Ward discusses the lovely bluebird with tips for attracting them to your yard.

Wed, March 6 at 2 pm Princess Anne Library