elementary

Read to a New Dog Friend - PAWS to Read

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Sunday, October 18, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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Improve your reading skills and make a new friend by reading aloud to a therapy dog! The PAWS to Read program improves children's reading and communication skills by employing a powerful method: reading to a dog. But not just any dog. PAWS to Read dogs are registered therapy animals who volunteer with their owner/handlers as a team, going to schools, libraries and many other settings as reading companions for children.
*Allergy Alert! The dogs are live animals.*

Read to a New Dog Friend - PAWS to Read

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Sunday, September 20, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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Improve your reading skills and make a new friend by reading aloud to a therapy dog! The PAWS to Read program improves children's reading and communication skills by employing a powerful method: reading to a dog. But not just any dog. PAWS to Read dogs are registered therapy animals who volunteer with their owner/handlers as a team, going to schools, libraries and many other settings as reading companions for children.
*Allergy Alert! The dogs are live animals.*

Science at Sundown - Search and Rescue Dogs

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Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm
Meet a real HERO, a Rescue Dog. This member of Search and Rescue Teams has the important job of finding you if you become lost in the wild. Hear his story and what to do if you get lost. For ages 6-11 with an adult.

Photography Basics for Kids

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Saturday, October 3, 2015 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
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Grab your camera and your parents and come learn how to take great pictures! The Frederick Camera Clique is holding a free class on camera basics and composition. Come shoot with us along Carroll Creek. All camera types welcome, except cell phone cameras. If you have a digital camera, the Clique will print 2 copies of your best picture. You will get to take one copy home with you and the other copy will hang in the library for all to see for a month! All students must supply their own camera and be escorted by an adult. For ages 8-12. Maximum attendance is 20 kids.

Photography Basics for Kids

Date: 
Saturday, September 12, 2015 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
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Grab your camera and your parents and come learn how to take great pictures! The Frederick Camera Clique is holding a free class on camera basics and composition. Come shoot with us along Carroll Creek. All camera types welcome, except cell phone cameras. If you have a digital camera, the Clique will print 2 copies of your best picture. You will get to take one copy home with you and the other copy will hang in the library for all to see for a month! All students must supply their own camera and be escorted by an adult. For ages 8-12. Maximum attendance is 20 kids.

B.A.T.S. at the Library

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Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
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The library is excited to be part of the University of Maryland’s Bat Acoustic Traveling Study research to determine bat activity and species in urban, suburban, and rural areas. PhD and undergraduate students will share information about all the good things bats do in our community and demonstrate how the bat detector box (with a microphone 20 feet up in the air!!) records high frequency bat calls. Live acoustic demonstrations and audience participation (weather permitting)!

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