The Southeast Branch is closed August 4 through September 5, 2017 to complete remodeling work. Patrons can pick up items on hold at the L.H. Bluford Branch. The outside book return will remain accessible during this period. Learn More >
The region around the Chesapeake Bay is growing every year. Industries such as seafood and manufacturing contribute to the economy, but tourism continues to be big business for cities near the bay. Readers will visit the active inner harbor of Baltimore, Maryland, and the beautiful beaches of Virginia through vivid photographs and concise descriptions of their famous landmarks and historic sites. With an introduction to the Chesapeake Bay through some of its biggest attractions, readers will encounter the region's geography, wildlife, and history, adding to curriculum learning. Detailed sidebars will offer fun facts, population statistics, and present even more places to explore around the Chesapeake Bay.