News & Announcements

"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.

NEW DATE: The Art of Reading Book Club: "A Rift in the Earth: Art, Memory, and the Fight for the Vietnam War Memorial" by James Reston Jr.

A Rift in the Earth book cover

New Date: November 11, 2022 at 2 pm - Worcester County Library will present a special community book discussion, "The Art of Reading Book Club," at the Berlin Branch.  The discussion will focus on James Reston Jr.'s "A Rift in the Earth: Art, Memory, and the Fight for the Vietnam War Memorial."  The program will be facilitated by Poet Laureate Nancy Mitchell and is sponsored through a grant from the Worcester County Arts Council. Books are available at the Belin Branch circulation desk. 

Maryland STEM Fest 2022

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Join us for Maryland STEM Fest 2022!  Take part in a variety of STEM programs from October 13th - November 14th.  Log your reading on Beanstack to earn badges and chances to win a grand prize!

Fall Calendar of Events

Cover of the Fall 2022 Calendar of Events

The autumn season can sometimes feel quiet in a library, after the busyness of the summer months. But in reality, autumn is a time of celebration and exploration for the Worcester County Library. Come join us for another Fall Season of amazing programs!

https://issuu.com/worcestercountylibrary/docs/fall_2022_coe_b_

Gale Legal Forms Maryland - New Online Resource

Find a wide selection of legal forms including real estate contracts, wills, premarital agreements, bankruptcy, divorce, and landlord tenant forms. These forms are appropriate for use in Maryland and reflect Maryland law and legal practices. A comprehensive Maryland attorney directory and a dictionary of legal definitions explained in layman's language are also included. Powered by Gale.

Eat Healthy, Eat Local, and Live Well Resource Guide

Eat Healthy, Eat Local, Live Well resource guide cover

Access the Worcester County Health Department's lasted resource guide "Eat Healthy, Eat Local, and Live Well" HERE.  This was developed as part of the Farm to Library grant initiative and will help readers easily locate and access fresh, nutritious, high-quality foods in Worcester County, MD.  For more information about this program, please visit: https://worcesterlibrary.org/farm-library.

Pocomoke Seed Library

seed library cabinet at the Pocomoke branch

Worcester County Library is excited to announce the launch of the new Pocomoke Seed Library!  This is part of the Farm to Library initiative, a robust diabetes prevention program developed by the Worcester County Health Department.  A huge thank you to CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield for funding the Farm to Library program for our community.

The Seed Library is a fun – and free – way to try planting your very own garden.  Here’s how:

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