May 2013

"There are many little ways to enlarge your child's world.  Love of books is the best of all."
~Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis 
Library News

TumbleBooks is a collection of free interactive animated talking storybooks for children. Children can chose to read the text or have the stories read to them. Some books feature "Word Help" to assist children in sounding out words. There are also book-related puzzles and games to play. Stories are available in English, Spanish, French and Chinese.   
We hope to see you at the Marion Strawberry Fest and Princess Anne Street Fest on May 11...Sneaks the Cat will be there too! 
Upcoming Programs  
Yogurt, Cheese and Ice Cream...Oh My!
Come see how inexpensive and easy it is to make your own yogurt, ricotta, and mozzarella cheese.  Regular milk will be transformed into delicious and nutritious yogurt, cheese and ice cream.
Thursday, May 9 at 1 pm * Princess Anne Library

Screen Painting
Artist John Iampiere teaches how to bring screens to life in this art form that is sweeping the nation!  Space is limited, please call 410-968-0955 to register.
Thursday, May 16 at 4 pm * Crisfield Library
Forensic Artist and Author Ken Lang
True crime fans will want to mark their calendar for this program with guest speaker Ken Lang. Former Maryland homicide detective, forensic artist, and award-winning author, Lang will be sharing his knowledge and experiences as a craniofacial forensic artist. He will be exploring composite sketches and skull reconstruction methods he uses for identifying victims and suspects.  In 2011, Lang's first book, Walking Among the Dead, hit the bookshelves.  Lang has since completed two sequel books: Standing In Death's Shadow and Death Comes Uninvited.  Lang will be available for book sales and autographs at the end of the program.
Wednesday, May 22 at 4 pm * Princess Anne Library
Family, Children, & Teen Programs 
Saturday Story Time

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

Princess Anne Library - "May Flowers":
May 4; 2 -3 pm

Crisfield Library - Mother's Day":

May 11; 2 - 3 pm


Family Night @ the Library 

 Crisfield Library: "May Flowers" 

Tuesday, May 14; 5:30 - 6:30 pm

Princess Anne Library: "Animals Everywhere" 

Monday, May 20; 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 May 18 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, May 25 at 2 pm.

Teen Programs:

Princess Anne Library:

YA Creative Writing - Saturday, May 11 at 2 pm  

Teen Movie - Friday, May 31 at 3 pm 

Crisfield Library:

Wii Games - Friday, May 24 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 June:
Summer Reading
Registration begins June 17

"Dig Into Reading" all summer long.  Special events for children, teens, and adults. Sign up for Summer Reading Club and Win Prizes!