News & Announcements

Ruth Dryden Research Notes - New Digital Collection

Worcester County Library has committed to digitizing and making accessible Genealogy Collections and Special Collections related to Worcester County, Maryland. The newest collection to be digitized is the Ruth Dryden Research Notes collection. This is a collection of 9,910 research notes on wills/probates in Worcester County, Maryland based on over 1,000 families from the 1700s - mid 1800s. Also included are other genealogy related notes such as marriage dates, birth dates, etc.

Worcester County Library Foundation - Amazon Smile

Turning your Amazon purchases into contributions for the Library Foundation is a simple and automatic way to support the Library at no cost to you. Instead of shopping Amazon.com, try smile.Amazon.com, a website operated by Amazon with the same products, pricing and shopping features.

Snow Hill Branch Library - Willow St. temporarily closed

Due to construction on a nearby building, Willow Street is temporarily closed, but the library is open! Parking is available behind the library, accessible by River Street, and both our front entrance and garden entrances are open. There is also a public parking lot behind the post office. Please call the branch at 410-632-3495 if you have any questions.

The Library Has Returned To Normal Hours

All five library branches have returned to normal service hours.

Due to orders by Governor Hogan, masks are no longer required to enter the library.  Use of masks and social distancing are highly encouraged to protect any vulnerable and at-risk visitors to our library. Thank you for your consideration!

Quarantine of Library Materials Ends May 19

After receiving notification from the MD State Health Department, quarantine of library materials will end as of May 19.

Laptops Now Available For Checkout

Need to do schoolwork, work on your resume, or do your taxes online? Worcester County Library has Dell Latitude laptops available for checkout

Reserve a laptop at your local branch now. 

Frequently Asked Questions

What do I need to check out a laptop?
You need to be 18 years old or older, with a valid library card in good standing. One laptop per library card.

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

photo of a kajeet hotspot

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.

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