Recommended Resources

The staff of the Dorchester County Public Library have selected and recommend these online resources. If you have any questions please inquire at the Information Desk.

Please visit our COVID-19 page for resources regarding this developing crisis.

Business Resources

Better Business Bureau

Chamber of Commerce

Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce

Community Resources

City of Cambridge

City of Hurlock

Delmarva Community Services

Dorchester County Department of Social Services

Dorchester County Public Schools

    * 2020 Registration for Pre-K and K *

Dorchester County Recreation & Parks

Dorchester Maryland County Government

Eastern Shore Network for Change

Maryland Manual Online - Dorchester County

Visit Dorchester


Adverse Childhood Experiences

College Board

Common Sense Media

Dorchester County Public Schools

GoNoodle - Free Movement & Music Videos for Kids

Jbrary Storytime Resources

Maryland Department of Education

Maryland Division of Early Childhood

Multicultural Children's Book Day

Nemours Kids Health

Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL)

We Need Diverse Books

History & Genealogy

Dorchester County Historical Society

Find a Grave

Maryland Historical Society

Maryland State Archives

Job Search

American Job Centers - Upper Shore

Career OneStop

Maryland Workforce Exchange

Maryland Department of Labor



Free Legal Answers

Maryland Legal Aid

Mid-Shore Pro Bono

The People's Law Library of Maryland

Library Related

American Library Association

Eastern Shore Regional Library

I Love Libraries

Library of Congress

Maryland Library Association

Maryland State Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

Maryland State Library Resource Center (SLRC)

Maryland Resources

Comptroller of Maryland

Maryland Department of Education

Maryland Department of Human Services

Maryland Department of Labor

Maryland Department of Natural Resources

Maryland Department of Transportation

Maryland Division of Early Childhood

Maryland Manual Online


COVID-19 Resources

Center for Disease Control (CDC)

Dorchester County Health Department

Family Doctor

Mayo Clinc

Medline Plus

Mental Health Association of Maryland

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Nemours Kids Health

Suicide Prevention

The Trevor Project

World Health Organization (WHO)


Digital Public Library of America

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) (from UPenn)

Internet Archive

Plants Database from the USDA

U.S. Census

U.S. Copyright Office