News & Announcements

2022 Tax Information & Resources

It's that time of year again!  You can find information for both Maryland and Federal Income Taxes HERE. Please note, we are unable to advise you about forms to use or give you tax advice, but we do want to help direct you to the right information!

Maryland Public Libraries present the inaugural Career Success Month [Jan 17 - Feb 17, 2023)

Hosted by libraries throughout Maryland, Career Success Month provides library customers with guidance from experts on a wide spectrum of business to job advancement topics and helps them navigate everyday life while pursuing career goals.

Winter Reading Challenge: Cozy Up with a Good Book! Jan. 1 - Feb. 28

‘Tis the season for coziness. Grab a blanket, your fluffy socks, and your favorite warm drink or snack! Hop into a reading nook and sink into a good book. Log your reading to earn entries for our grand prize, a Vintage Bookshelf Scattergories Game. Stop by your local branch and receive a book light for signing up. Register HERE.

Noon Year’s Eve Countdown at the Ocean City Library

Ready to ring in the New Year without staying up late? Come out to the Ocean City Library on December 30th beginning at 11:30 AM to countdown to 12:00 noon and celebrate the upcoming New Year!  There will be face painting, a party hat craft, and exciting games spread around the library.  Families can celebrate the New Year together without the need to stay up late.  There will be activities for all ages to enjoy, including a balloon drop!

For more information, please contact the Ocean City Branch at 410-524-1818, or visit us at 10003 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD 21842.

Holiday Closing Schedule

All branches will be closed Friday, December 23 - Monday, December 26 in observance of the Christmas holiday.  All five branches will close at 1 pm on Saturday, December 31 and will be closed on January 2, 2023 in observance of New Year's Day.  We wish everyone a safe and happy holiday season!

Holiday Meal in a Jar Program - Wed., December 21, 1 - 2 pm

Holiday Meal in a Jar workshop

Keep yourself healthy this holiday season with a delicious and blood-sugar balancing meal you will create and take home! Join us December 21 from 1 - 2 pm at the Snow Hill branch library. Please register by December 19 - call 410-632-1100 ext. 1113.

"A Hogwart's Holiday" - Friday, December 16 from 6:30-7:30 pm

The Pocomoke Library is hosting "A Hogwart's Holiday" for wizards, witches, and Muggles alike on Friday, December 16 from 6:30 - 7:30 pm.  Join us for Harry Potter themed games and crafts and immerse yourself in the magic of the holiday season!  Families are welcome to attend this free event and costumes are encouraged.  Please register HERE.  For more information, please contact the Pocomoke Branch at 410-957-0878 or visit us at 301 Market Street, Pocomoke, MD 21851.

Winter Train Garden

Holiday Train Garden Ocean City Library

The Winter Train Garden has arrived to the Ocean City Library. Enjoy it now through January 15, 2023!  This spectacular Winter Train Garden is provided from the personal collection of train enthusiast Dennis Moore, a local resident.  Visitors of all ages will delight in interacting with buttons that activate accessories and sounds.  A scavenger hunt for our young patrons will also be available.  The Winter Train Garden is open during the library’s normal operating hours - we hope to see you soon!

NEW: 10 DVD Limit per library card

Just in time for the long holiday weekend, the Library is increasing the number of DVDs you can checkout to 10 per card! We have a great selection of movies, tv shows, and documentaries at all five branch locations. Checkout period is 7 days. Thank you!

Winter Calendar of Events

cover of Winter Calendar of Events, Dec 2022 - February 2023

The Library's Winter Calendar of Events is now available. As autumn turns to winter, the days get shorter, and the weather gets gloomy, you may be tempted to stay home and hunker down. Let the Library help, with access to our digital resources using just your library card.