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New StoryWalk Selection with Local Connections

photo of storywalk panel from the book "By and By" by Carole Boston Weatherford and illustrated by Bryan Collier

In February the Worcester County Library installed a new selection at the StoryWalk® located at John Walter Smith Park in Snow Hill: “By and By: Charles Albert Tindley, the Father of Gospel Music” by Carole Boston Weatherford and illustrated by Bryan Collier.  This newest title celebrates Black History Month and is particularly notable for its local connections.

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.

New Americans Corner

Welcome New Americans!  All five branches of the Worcester County Library have added citizenship resources to their collections and created a “New Americans Corner.”  Access to study materials, including practice books and flash cards, as well forms and applications from the U.S.

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.

 

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.

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