Pocomoke

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Maryland Family Engagement Toolkit

Maryland Families Engage Logo

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.

 

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:

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

National Endowment for the Arts, BIG READ, Arts Midwest logo

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.

"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.

Coronavirus COVID-19: Links You Can Trust

The Enoch Pratt Free Library (Baltimore) created the following web guide about Coronavirus COVID-19:

World health Organization (WHO) - The World Health Organization (WHO) is a trusted, authoritative source for public health information. The WHO announced the official name for the disease that is causing the 2020 outbreak of coronavirus disease: COVID-19.

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