Special Announcement

Wicomico Public Libraries will be closing the Downtown Library on Monday, September 25th to allow for installation of new carpeting in the lobby area. The public is encouraged to visit the Centre or Pittsville Branch.

Homework Help

Got Homework? Students grades K-12 can get FREE assistance at the Downtown Library throughout the school year. For questions about our Homework Help Center please contact our Children╩╝s Department at 410-749-3612 ext 125.

Hours

Mon & Wed 3-5 pm
Tue & Thu 4-8 pm
Sunday 1-5 pm

Look it Up:

  • Explora - Designed specifically for student research, this database provides access to popular full-text magazines, essays, and primary source documents on a variety of topics.
  • Middle Search Plus - This database contains full text for a variety of popular middle school magazines. All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays.
  • Primary Search EBSCO - Containing full-text for more than 80 of the most popular elementary school magazines, Primary Search is designed specifically for elementary school libraries.
  • Fact Monster - almanac for kids, with quick facts on lots of subjects
  • 50 States.com - everything you need to know about the states

Read! Ebooks and audio books to view online or download

  • Maryland E Library - free ebook and audio book downloads with your library card
  • Tumblebooks - listen and read along with story books (story books for pre-K to 2nd grade
  • TruFlix - find your topic, and watch a video, read (or listen to) an online book, and get suggestions for more links and activities
  • BookFlix - read and listen to a story and the real facts about the topic (for elementary grades)

Get Help:

  • Brainfuse - free live online tutoring from certified teachers for pre-k through adult education, from 3 pm to 11 pm daily. Spanish language tutors available.
  • Testing & Research Center - free online practice tests for the GED, SAT, ACT and other tests, online tutorials on computer skills.

School Info:

Build your brain:

  • Rosetta Stone- Do you want to learn a foreign language? The library can help you. Instruction is available for 30 languages, including Spanish, French, Arabic, Mandarin, Japanese, Italian, German, Latin, and many more.
  • A+ Math
  • Gale Courses - try a free online college class!
  • ABC Mouse - learning games for basic skills in library only
  • Kahn Academy - short, free how to tutorials on academic skills
  • ALA Great Web Sites for Kids