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Upcoming Events for Teen Programs

Celebrate Constitution Week! (for ages 3-5)

Date: 
Friday, September 19, 2014 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Celebrate this historic anniversary by traveling back in time to learn about the Constitution! Step into our time machine and visit with Ben Franklin as he teaches us about Colonial life and the Constitution. Ben will show us how to play some colonial games, construct a tri-corner hat and even help us to write with a quill. Registration Required. (For ages 3-5)

Celebrate Constitution Week! (For ages 6-12)

Date: 
Friday, September 19, 2014 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Celebrate this historic anniversary by traveling back in time to learn about the Constitution! Step into our time machine and visit with Ben Franklin as he teaches us about Colonial life and the Constitution. Ben will show us how to play some colonial games, construct a tri-corner hat and even help us to write with a quill. Registration Required. (For ages 6-12)

Preschool Science Fair

Date: 
Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
This hands-on event is a fantastic way to experiment with basic scientific concepts using a variety of tools and materials. Explore and learn as you travel through 4 fun science fair stations. Be prepared to get a little messy. Register early as space is limited!

Read to a New Dog Friend - Wags for Hope

Date: 
Sunday, September 21, 2014 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Improve your reading skills and make a new friend by reading aloud to a therapy pet! The Reading Education Assistance Dogs (R.E.A.D.) program improves children's reading and communication skills by employing a powerful method: reading to a dog or cat. But not just any dog or cat. R.E.A.D. pets 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. This program is held every 4 weeks. Sept 21, Oct 19, Nov 16.

Allergy Alert! The dogs and cats are live animals.

Read to a New Dog Friend - PAWS to Read

Date: 
Sunday, September 21, 2014 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Event Type: 
Age Group: 
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.*

Babies with Books

Date: 
Monday, September 22, 2014 - 10:05am to 10:35am
Learning to read begins BEFORE your child starts school - as a matter of fact, it begins at birth! Delight and stimulate your baby with songs, a story and activities. Get to know other families and help your baby develop listening and language skills.

Babies with Books

Date: 
Monday, September 22, 2014 - 10:05am to 10:35am
Learning to read begins BEFORE your child starts school - as a matter of fact, it begins at birth! Delight and stimulate your baby with songs, a story and activities. Get to know other families and help your baby develop listening and language skills.

Babies with Books

Date: 
Monday, September 22, 2014 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Learning to read begins BEFORE your child starts school - as a matter of fact, it begins at birth! Delight and stimulate your baby with songs, a story and activities. Get to know other families and help your baby develop listening and language skills.

Transition to Twos

Date: 
Monday, September 22, 2014 - 10:45am to 11:15am
Is your curious toddler transitioning from baby to child? Transition to Twos nurtures this exciting time in your child’s development through books, movement, music and rhymes. We’ll begin learning to play with others, wait turns, and listen to stories, as well as dance, sing, laugh and have fun! This storytime is designed specifically for caregivers and children 18 months to 30 months. Registration is available two weeks before the monthly program series begins.

Transition to Twos

Date: 
Monday, September 22, 2014 - 10:45am to 11:15am
Is your curious toddler transitioning from baby to child? Transition to Twos nurtures this exciting time in your child’s development through books, movement, music and rhymes. We’ll begin learning to play with others, wait turns, and listen to stories, as well as dance, sing, laugh and have fun! This storytime is designed specifically for caregivers and children 18 months to 30 months. Registration is available two weeks before the monthly program series begins.

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Upcoming Events for Teen Programs

Pizza Your Homework

Date: 
Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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Does homework seem to pile up when you're not looking? Do you get overwhelmed and not know where to start? Or is it just simply boring? The library will help you work through that pile of essays and math assignments with the ultimate in brain food - pizza! Join us every Thursday night for a pizza party and where a librarian will be on hand to help you get your best out of the worst - homework.

Teen Read Week

Date: 
Friday, October 17, 2014 - 12:00am
Event Type: 
Join us in the library for national Teen Read Week as we DIY the YA space, create handmade books, run comic book and self-publishing workshops, check out blind date books, run a mammoth international comics read off, and pit you against TV's best read character of all time in the Rory Gilmore Reading Challenge!

Teen Read Week

Date: 
Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 12:00am
Event Type: 
Join us in the library for national Teen Read Week as we DIY the YA space, create handmade books, run comic book and self-publishing workshops, check out blind date books, run a mammoth international comics read off, and pit you against TV's best read character of all time in the Rory Gilmore Reading Challenge!

Poketown Gym! – A Pokemon Trading Card League for all ages!

Date: 
Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 1:45pm to 4:45pm
The Poketown Gym, Frederick County's official Pokemon League, provides a place for you to get together with other fans of Pokemon to have some fun. Using your own cards, you can play, trade, and earn cool prizes, all for free!

Even if you are just a beginner, at league you can learn all the rules of the game. Don’t have any Pokemon cards? No worries, we'll have some starter decks on hand to get you going! Joining a league is the best way to hone your skills to compete in bigger Pokemon tournaments where players win great prizes like cards, medals, and even scholarships!

Chocolicious

Date: 
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 3:15pm
Yum! Are you a chocoholic? Teens, this is your opportunity to meet world-renown Chocolatier Randy Olmstead, owner and Chef of The Perfect Truffle in Frederick. Be amazed at the journey and history of chocolate. Just what is it made from?! Who introduced it to Europe? That it is a source of 'quick energy'? Learn more from the expert! Bring a friend and meet Chef Randy. snacks will be served

Pizza Your Homework

Date: 
Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Event Type: 
Does homework seem to pile up when you're not looking? Do you get overwhelmed and not know where to start? Or is it just simply boring? The library will help you work through that pile of essays and math assignments with the ultimate in brain food - pizza! Join us every Thursday night for a pizza party and where a librarian will be on hand to help you get your best out of the worst - homework.

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