Family Program

Have Fun Getting Your Child Ready to Read

Date: 
Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Who knew learning early literacy skills could be so easy and so much fun? We'll give you lots of ideas and a chance for you and your child to try some of these ideas with us.

Have Fun Getting Your Child Ready to Read

Date: 
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 - 6:30pm to 7:15pm
Who knew learning early literacy skills could be so easy and so much fun? We'll give you lots of ideas and a chance for you and your child to try some of these ideas with us.

Battlefield Medicine: Trauma Care in the Civil War

Date: 
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Civil War soldiers suffered devastating casualties. Have you ever wondered who took care of them? This program explains and demonstrates medical practices of the time. Learn about Civil War ammunition and the types of wounds it cause. A costumed interpreter will also talk about casualties, how they were evacuated from their location and where they were treated. Also, learn about Dr. Jonathan Letterman and his revolutionary system of evacuation. Presented by the National Museum of Civil War Medicine, this is the final session in a three-part series. Best for ages 5+

Civil War Influences on Today at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine

Date: 
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
This program will be held at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine, located at 48 E Patrick St in Frederick, MD.

The American Civil War changed the landscape of our nation. From medical advancements to government programs, from a civil rights to social norms, the Civil War still influences our daily lives. Listen and learn as the National Museum of Civil War Medicine presents on effects of the Civil War. Presented by the National Museum of Civil War Medicine, this is the second session in a three-part series. Best for ages 5+

To Feed an Army: Food and Nutrition in the Civil War

Date: 
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Napoleon Bonaparte supposedly said that “an army marches on its stomach,” and this remark proved very true during the Civil War. Feeding hundreds of thousands of men was one of the greatest logistical challenges for both sides during four years of war. Learn what the rank and file of Civil War armies ate while on campaign and how soldiers might keep and prepare their food in the field. The monotony of army food was not only boring, it was seriously detrimental to one’s health, leading many soldiers to creatively supplement modest government-issued rations.

Intergenerational Book Club

Date: 
Saturday, July 25, 2015 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Children (ages 8-12) and adults come together to share the wonder of awe-inspiring books in this series of three discussions, held on 5/30 at the Urbana Library, 6/13 at the C. Burr Artz Library and 7/25 at the Thurmont Library. Curious Iguana Children's Book Buyer Kari Kelly will lead the discussions.

At the Thurmont Library, we'll be discussing Listen, Slowly by Thanhha Lai

THEAtricks: A Circus Experience

Date: 
Tuesday, June 2, 2015 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Ladies and Gentlemen, boys and girls, scientists of all ages, step right up and experience the amazing and amusing Science Cirque. A carefully prepared concoction of science, circus and silliness. Can gravity be defied? What goes into inertia? Is it really all about the bass? These questions and more will be answered at the next demonstration of Science Cirque, presented by Theatricks.

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