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Student Library Card: Home

Worcester County School students can access the library's online resources using their school lunch number.

HOW TO ACCESS ONLINE RESOURCES

The Library has many resources available to help you ace your next school project or test.

 

NEW! Peterson's Test and Career Prep (Testing & Education Reference Center) - Peterson's Test and Career Prep helps students and adults be better prepared down the road for both college and their career. Discover comprehensive test prep and career solutions from Peterson's, a world-leading educational provider.

 

BrainFuse (Free, online tutoring help) - Brainfuse is a database for test preparation, tutoring, and homework help; available seven days a week between the hours of 2:00 pm and 11:00 pm, EST. Spanish speaking tutors available.

 

Mango Languages - Mango boasts over 70 languages, including dialectical variants and English lessons for non-native speakers. Offerings include common languages as well as more unique ones, including Pirate! Mango continues to grow the languages offered and is currently developing courses in American Sign Language. Focusing not only on the words to be spoken but also on cultural nuances, the lessons are self-paced and most learners finish one unit in about three months with daily study.

 

Muzzy - An award-winning language learning program for kids, created by the BBC, using natural the immersion approach alongside animated stories, online games, printable flashcards, and worksheets.

 

NewsBank - Search full-text and archived articles from local newspapers including the Bay Times (8/2/06-current), The Capital (1/1/02-current), Dorchester Star (6/30/06-current), Kent County News (11/30/06-current), Record Observer (8/4/06-current), Star Democrat (11/16/05-current) and the Times Record (8/2/06-current)

 

Niche Academy - Short, simple tutorials for a variety of library services including databases, streaming resources, and software. Available 24/7 when in-person assistance isn’t readily available!

 

Gale Resources through the Maryland State Library

The Library offers several resources through Gale for students in elementary, middle, and high school, and even college students and educators.  Click here to see all that we offer.

CHECKING OUT MATERIALS

Your student library card will also allow to check out three books when you visit your local library branch.  The library is fine free so there is no need to worry about charges as long as you return your material.  If you need help completing an assignment or finding a great book to read, library staff are here to help.

We would also love to see you at an upcoming program, check out our calendar to see what’s coming up.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Winter Train Garden

The Winter Train Garden has arrived to the Ocean City Library. Enjoy it now through January 15, 2023!  This spectacular Winter Train Garden is provided from the personal collection of train enthusiast…

Date:
Tuesday, Dec 20, 2022
Time:
12:00am - 11:59pm
Location:
Ocean City Branch, Ocean City Branch
Categories:
Arts

Winter Solstice Celebration

Join us as we celebrate and learn about the winter solstice with Mrs. Lizy Maratea through a yogic movement story and craft. Ages 4 and up.  …

Date:
Saturday, Dec 17, 2022
Time:
10:30am - 12:00pm
Location:
Ocean City Meeting Room, Ocean City Meeting Room
Categories:
Music and Movement

Creative Kids Corner

Looking for something to do on a chilly day or a dull afternoon? Come create a winter craft here or take it with you if you’re on the go! Most supplies are included.  Ages 4+   …

Date:
Wednesday, Dec 28, 2022
Time:
12:00am - 11:59pm
Location:
Ocean City Branch, Ocean City Branch
Categories:
Crafts

Pom Pom Ornaments

Make decorations out of pom poms and clear baubles. For children aged 6 and up.…

Date:
Wednesday, Dec 21, 2022
Time:
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location:
Berlin Branch, Berlin Branch
Categories:
Crafts

Lunchtime w/ Luke!

Pack a lunch and join us to learn all about our favorite semi-aquatic fiend! Luke is our library's diamondback terrapin with the personality the size of a human! You don't want to miss this fu…

Date:
Wednesday, Dec 28, 2022
Time:
11:00am - 12:30pm
Location:
Ocean Pines Conference Room, Ocean Pines Conference Room
Categories:
STEM

STEM Thursdays

Join us any time during the day to use your creativity and build using one of our STEM building kits. Ages 4+  …

Date:
Thursday, Dec 29, 2022
Time:
12:00am - 11:59pm
Location:
Ocean City Branch, Ocean City Branch
Categories:
STEM

LEGO Lab

Calling all master builders! Bring your own or use some of ours -- what will you create? For children ages 6+…

Date:
Thursday, Dec 29, 2022
Time:
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Location:
Ocean Pines Conference Room, Ocean Pines Conference Room
Categories:
STEM

Symmetrical Snowflakes

Learn about and practice summetry with this fun snowflake craft! For ages 5-10.…

Date:
Thursday, Jan 5, 2023
Time:
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location:
Snow Hill Meeting Room, Snow Hill Meeting Room
Categories:
Crafts STEM

Favorite Disney Songs

Enjoy memorable songs from Snow White to Frozen to Encanto with Notes on the Beach in another popular series of educational and entertaining music programs. For both children and adults to listen an…

Date:
Saturday, Jan 7, 2023
Time:
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location:
Ocean Pines Large Meeting Room, Ocean Pines Large Meeting Room
Categories:
Performance

Hobbies Club: Behind the Scenes Detectives

You won't believe what secrets we will uncover! Join MR. Jake and some special guests to get the inside scoop! For chidlren ages 6+…

Date:
Friday, Jan 13, 2023
Time:
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Location:
Ocean Pines Conference Room, Ocean Pines Conference Room
Categories:
Class/Workshop

A Hogwart's Holiday

Immerse yourself in the magic of the holiday season Hogwarts style! Join us for Harry Potter themed crafts and games. Costumes encouraged.…

Date:
Friday, Dec 16, 2022
Time:
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Location:
Pocomoke Branch, Pocomoke Branch
Categories:
Crafts

ONLINE RESOURCES

Brainfuse

Brainfuse is a database for test preparation, tutoring, and homework help; available seven days a week between the hours of 2:00 pm and 11:00 pm, EST. Spanish speaking tutors available.

 

Mango Languages

Mango boasts over 70 languages, including dialectical variants and English lessons for non-native speakers. Offerings include common languages as well as more unique ones, including Pirate! Mango continues to grow the languages offered and is currently developing courses in American Sign Language. Focusing not only on the words to be spoken but also on cultural nuances, the lessons are self-paced and most learners finish one unit in about three months with daily study.

 
 

Muzzy

An award-winning language learning program for kids, created by the BBC, using the natural immersion approach alongside animated stories, online games, printable flashcards, and worksheets.

 

NewsBank Local Newspapers

Search full-text and archived articles from local newspapers including the Bay Times (8/2/06-current), The Capital (1/1/02-current), Dorchester Star (6/30/06-current), Kent County News (11/30/06-current), Record Observer (8/4/06-current), Star Democrat (11/16/05-current) and the Times Record (8/2/06-current).

Niche Academy

Short, simple tutorials for a variety of library services including databases, streaming resources, and software. Available 24/7 when in-person assistance isn’t readily available!

Gale Resources

The Library offers several resources through Gale for students in elementary, middle, and high school, and even college students and educators.  Click the link to see all that we offer.

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