News & Announcements

Teen Reading Challenge 2021 - With A $500 Prize!

Worcester County Library has been selected as a recipient of a $1,000 Beanstack Black Voices Microgrant. We’re excited to share this news and what it means for our community!  The library has created a Teen Reading Challenge on Beanstack and will use the grant money to provide prizes. Participating teens will select books to read by authors from a variety of backgrounds, highlighting the rich diversity of the American experience. Each book they read will earn them a chance to win one of two $500.00 grand prizes!

Wireless Hotspots Now Available

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Take the internet with you!

Worcester County Library now offers mobile hotspots to check out.

A WiFi hotspot is a device that allows you to connect your enabled devices (e.g. laptop, smartphones, tablets, etc.) to the internet. The hotspot is portable so you can connect your device almost wherever you go. Check out a mobile hotspot with your library card!

Worcester County Library offers mobile Kajeet hotspots. They provide limited data on the Verizon network.

Back To School Resources For Learning At Home

As families prepare to start the school year in a unique way, the library has resources to support learning for all ages.

Voter Information

Important information about the 2020 General Election can found by visiting the Maryland State Board of Elections and the Worcester County Board of Elections.

Printing-To-Go

Mobile printing services are now available at all five branches of the Worcester County Library.  (Only black and white copies are available.)

From your laptop, mobile phone, or tablet:

Programs-to-Go

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In addition to our virtual Summer Reading program, we are offering "programs-to-go" for children. A limited supply of kits will be available each week at our branches for contactless pick up. This week we are offering writing kits which fits perfectly with this year's Summer Reading theme, "Imagine Your Story." Included is a blank book, some lined paper, pencils, crayons, and some fun writing prompts to kick start the imagination. Call your branch to schedule a pick up time.  Future kit themes will posted to our social media sites.

Book Returns are Open

Thank you for you holding on to library materials during our closure. Worcester County Library bookdrops are now open but our buildings are closed (library-to-go service now available!).

Dial-a-Story

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Are you missing storytime? Call our Dial-A-Story number, 1-888-964-2686 - to hear a children's book read by a librarian! The stories are updated every week on Wednesday and will be read by librarians from across Maryland's Eastern Shore.

Please help us spread the word if you have any friends or family without internet access - we want all of the children in Worcester County to be able to hear our stories.

COVID-19 Resource Guides

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Outbreak

This page is updated frequently. Please email the library "askus@worcesterlibrary.org" if we can be of any assistance during this challenging time.

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