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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

Autumn Science Experiments

Explore the scientific method with these autumn themed experiments. For ages 10 and up.…

Date:
Tuesday, Oct 11, 2022
Time:
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location:
Pocomoke Meeting Room, Pocomoke Meeting Room
Categories:
STEM

Page to Screen Book Club (4)

Come join us as we contnue our reading/discussion of "Hole" by Louis Sachar -- the book is available through our library and on Libby! Please email Jake Nail (jnail@woresterlibrary.org) with any quest…

Date:
Wednesday, Oct 12, 2022
Time:
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location:
Ocean Pines Branch, Ocean Pines Branch
Categories:
Discussion

Rigamajig Thursdays

Join us any time during the day to use your imagination and build using our rigamajig STEM building kit. Ages 4+  …

Date:
Thursday, Oct 13, 2022
Time:
12:00am - 11:59pm
Location:
Ocean City Branch, Ocean City Branch
Categories:
STEM

Nature Walk and Crafts

Come explore Berlin’s new Nature Trail. For children 2-5 years of age. Indoor nature games will be held inside if the weather is inclement. …

Date:
Tuesday, Oct 18, 2022
Time:
10:30am - 11:30am
Location:
Berlin Branch, Berlin Branch
Categories:
STEM

Block Party

Babies, toddlers, and preschoolers, join us for a block party! Play with blocks and other toys while socializing with other families.…

Date:
Tuesday, Oct 18, 2022
Time:
11:00am - 12:00pm
Location:
Snow Hill Meeting Room, Snow Hill Meeting Room
Categories:
Games

Nintendo Switch Game Night

Come out with friends and family to play our Nintendo switch on our large projector! Ages 10+ and families.  …

Date:
Tuesday, Oct 18, 2022
Time:
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Location:
Ocean City Meeting Room, Ocean City Meeting Room
Categories:
Games

Ancient Egypt

Learn about the culture, food, art, and engineering skills of the Ancient Egyptians.  Using hieroglyphics make your own cartouche and participate in our pyramid building challenge.  For ages 10+. Regi…

Date:
Wednesday, Oct 19, 2022
Time:
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location:
Pocomoke Branch, Pocomoke Branch
Categories:
STEM

Design a Monster - Engineering Challenge

Calling all Mad Scientists! Can you create a monster that can stand on its own using limited materials. For ages 8-12.…

Date:
Thursday, Oct 20, 2022
Time:
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location:
Snow Hill Meeting Room, Snow Hill Meeting Room
Categories:
STEM

Hobbies Club: DIY Projects

To celebrate the spookiest time of the year, we’re making our own haunted houses from recycled materials and simple craft supplies. What will your haunted house look like? For children ages 6+.…

Date:
Friday, Oct 21, 2022
Time:
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Location:
Ocean Pines Large Meeting Room, Ocean Pines Large Meeting Room
Categories:
Crafts

Story Time - "Not so Scary Stories"

Join us for stories, songs, and finger plays. Take-home activity included. For 2 to 5 year old children.…

Date:
Tuesday, Oct 25, 2022
Time:
10:30am - 11:30am
Location:
Berlin Branch, Berlin Branch
Categories:
Storytime

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.

Worcester County Library - 307 North Washington Street, Snow Hill, Maryland 21863 Email: contact@worcesterlibrary.org | Phone: 410-632-2600 | Fax: 410-632-1159