Film Discussion - Almost Blue Mountain City: The History of Thurmont, Maryland

Date: 
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Age Group: 
The Thurmont Center for Agricultural History and The Maryland Room are proud to introduce a new film by award-winning filmmaker, Chris Haugh. Over the last ten years, Mr. Haugh researched archives and interviewed local citizens sharing memories and stories about the significant manifestations of the town since its founding in 1751. Mr. Haugh recently won a local Emmy for the film “Heart of the Civil War.” He will share portions of the 3 hour documentary, share stories of the people he met during the filming as well as answer questions about the project.

Babies with Books

Date: 
Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 10:15am to 10:45am
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.

Preschool Storytime

Date: 
Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 10:15am to 10:45am
Early literacy begins with you! Help your preschooler develop the five early literacy practices that every child needs to succeed. Nurture a love of reading through books, music, activities, and Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) elements.

Preschool Storytime

Date: 
Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Early literacy begins with you! Help your preschooler develop the five early literacy practices that every child needs to succeed. Nurture a love of reading through books, music, activities, and Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) elements.

Preschool Storytime

Date: 
Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Early literacy begins with you! Help your preschooler develop the five early literacy practices that every child needs to succeed. Nurture a love of reading through books, music, activities, and Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) elements.

Babies With Books: Birth to Twenty-Four Months

Date: 
Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 2:30pm to 3:00pm
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 an help your baby develop listening and language skills. Tickets will be available on the day of the program for the first 15 parent/child pairs. This program is limited, so come early for your ticket.

Urbana Library Writing and Art Contest Reception

Date: 
Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Join our talented local artists and writers for a celebration of their work. All those who submit their work for the Urbana Library Writing and Art Contest will receive a free copy of a full-color literary magazine containing their work. All those who won in their category will be invited to share their work by reading aloud and displaying their artwork. Extra copies of the beautiful literary magazine will be available for purchase.

Starlight Family Storytime

Date: 
Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm
Bring the whole family for an evening of storytime fun. We’ll read, move, and rhyme with a different theme each week. Nurture a love of reading through books, music, activities, and Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) elements. Almost bedtime? Feel free to wear your pajamas.

Pizza Your Homework

Date: 
Thursday, November 13, 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.

Storyland: A Sensory Storytime for Little Ones

Date: 
Friday, November 14, 2014 - 10:15am to 10:45am
Join us for a special storytime in partnership with Frederick County Infants and Toddlers Program. Meet new friends and share books, music, activities, and more. Ages birth -3 years with an adult.

Transition to Twos

Date: 
Friday, November 14, 2014 - 10:30am to 11:00am
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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