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#eBooksForAll

Beginning November 1, 2019, Macmillan Publishers will allow libraries to purchase only one copy of each new eBook title for the first eight weeks after a book’s release.  This limits access to new titles for readers like you.  Macmillan is the only publisher to propose such an embargo.  The American Library Association, the Public Library Association, the Urban Libraries Council, and libraries across the country are contacting Macmillan to express our concerns.  We need your voice as well.  We urge you to contact Macmillan to express your concerns about this recent purchasing policy decisio

Creativebug

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Creativebug offers over 1,000 art and craft video classes taught by top designers and experts.  Crafters, DIY-ers, and makers of all ages and skill levels can work along instructors to learn new techniques. Downloadable patterns, templates, and recipes are included.  What will you create?

We're Fine Free!

We're Fine Free

Worcester County Library has joined a growing number of libraries that do not charge fines for overdue materials; we are now one of six systems in Maryland without fines. By removing fines, the Library furthers its mission to promote reading, thinking, learning, and the enjoyment of the arts.

Maryland Family Engagement Toolkit

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The Early Childhood Family Engagement Framework Toolkit: Maryland’s Vision for Engaging Families with Young Children, was developed through funding with the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. A virtual version is now available: https://marylandfamiliesengage.org/family-engagement-toolkit.  Learn best practices and practical tips, techniques, and strategies about how to move from family involvement to family engagement.

 

NEA Big Read - "In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex" by Nathaniel Philbrick

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NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.  Worcester County Library Foundation is honored to be one of 78 communities selected as an NEA Big Read recipient.  The Library Foundation celebrates the National Book Award Winner In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex by Nathaniel Philbrick with many events.

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