July 2013

"To learn to read is to light a fire;

every syllable that is spelled out is a spark."

- Victor Hugo, Les Miserables

Library News
Summer Reading Continues... 
Summer reading is for everyone!  Sign up for Summer
Reading Club and win prizes.  Attend our special programs - see below for a listing of all the fun happening in your library. 
 

Introducing IndieFlix 

Thanks to support from the Eastern Shore Regional Library (Salisbury, MD) we are pleased to announce the launch of IndieFlix for Libraries, a premier online streaming service provider of award-winning independent films, shorts and documentaries from around the world.  Through the library's website (www.somelibrary.org), patrons have unlimited access to thousands of streaming film-festival hits, including the best of Sundance, Cannes, Tribeca, and more. IndieFlix is available on AppleŽ, Android™, and all Internet-enabled devices.  Patrons can also watch films on TV with their Roku devices.
Upcoming Programs:
Children, Teens, & Adults!
 

Children's Programs:

 

StoryTime Plus - storybooks, crafts, and songs for children ages 3 and up (with accompanying adult)

Tuesdays, July 2, 16, 23 & 30, 11:15am; Princess Anne Library

Thursdays, July 11, 18, & 25, 11:15 am; Crisfield Library

 

Dig into Shells

Wednesday, July 3, 10:15 - 11:15 am; Princess Anne Library

Wednesday, July 3, 2 - 3 pm; Crisfield Library

 

Family Night @ the Library - stories, folktales, and crafts!

Mondays, July 8, 15, 22, & 29, 5:30 - 6:30 pm;

Princess Anne Library

Tuesdays, July 9, 16, 23, 30, 5:30 - 6:30; Crisfield Library  

 

Didgeridoo Down Under - Australian Music & Fun

Tuesday, July 9, 10:15 - 11:15 am; Princess Anne Library

 

Dig it @ the Library

Wednesday, July 10, 2 - 3 pm; Crisfield Library

 

Saturday Story Time - "Just Dig  it" 

Saturday, July 13, 2 - 3 pm;
Crisfield Library & Princess Anne Library

Dig Under the Covers - Stuffed Animal Sleepover

Bring in your favorite stuffed animal for a special StoryTime and fun!

Monday, July 15, 5:30; Princess Anne Library

Tuesday, July 23, 5:30; Crisfield Library 

 

Sherman the Shorebird

Wednesday, July 17, 10:15 am; Princess Anne Library

 

Magic of Brian Boyd

Wednesday, July 17, 2 - 3 pm; Crisfield Library

 

Family Movie Matinee

Saturday, July 20 at 2 pm;

Crisfield Library & Princess Anne Library

 

Scales & Tales: "The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly"

Wednesday, July 24, 10:15 -11:15 am; Princess Anne Library

Wednesday, July 24, 2 - 3 pm; Crisfield Library

 

Family Board Games

Saturday, July 27 at 2 pm;

Crisfield Library & Princess Anne Library

 

Magician Michael Chamberlin

Wednesday, July 31, 10:15 - 11:15 am; Princess Anne Library

Wednesday, July 31, 2-3 pm; Crisfield Library

 

Teen Programs:

 

Film: Based on Louis Sachar's "Holes"

Wednesday, July 3 at 2 pm; Princess Anne Library

Wednesday, July 3 at 5 pm; Crisfield Library

 

Graffiti @ the Library

Friday, July 19 at 2 pm;

Crisfield Library & Princess Anne Library

 

Design Your Own Temporary Tattoos

Thursday, July 25 at 2 pm;

Crisfield Library & Princess Anne Library

 

Wii Gaming

Friday, July 26 at 3:30 pm; Crisfield Library

 

Adult Programs:  

 

Book Discussions (Copies of book discussion titles are available for check out @ your library branch):

 

"The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society" by Mary Ann Shaffer

Wednesday, July 17 at 2 pm; Princess Anne Library

 

"The Sense of an Ending" by Julian Barnes

Thursday, July 18 at 4 pm; Crisfield Library

 

eReader Workshop

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, July 22 at 5:30 pm; Crisfield Library

 

Film: Based on Gaston Leroux's "Phantom of the Opera"

Wednesday, July 31 at 2 pm; Princess Anne Library

Hours of Operation

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

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

Crisfield

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 August:
The Seafood Industry in Crisfield: 
Past & Present

Tues., August 13 at 4:00 pm 
Crisfield Library