Babies With Books: Birth to Twenty-Four Months

Date: 
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 11:45am to 12:15pm
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.

Free! Job Assistance

Date: 
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
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Goodwill of Monocacy Valley and the Thurmont Regional Library partner to provide free job counseling every first and third Tuesday. This includes one-on-one help with interviewing, resume writing, online application help and computer training. Can't make it to the workshop? Jobs Assistance Packets are always available at the library during open hours. This community partnership was created to help place people in job situations. We look forward to helping you. Can't make it to the library? Call Goodwill for more information at (301)-662-0622 ext.209

Future Filmakers Digital Workshop (for ages 6 - 11)

Date: 
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
During this monthly workshop we will focus on the artistic and technical aspects of digital filmmaking for creating stop motion movies. Participants will learn film editing, animation, and camera techniques. We encourage kids to B.Y.O.D (Bring Your Own Device) and will be using software that requires iOS 5.0 or later on the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Don't have a device - no worries. We will have some to share!



Think with BINK: A Fort Detrick Alliance STEM Program for Kids (Grades 1-5)

Date: 
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 4:15pm to 4:45pm
A visiting scientist, technician, engineer or mathematician from the Fort Detrick Alliance will teach us all about STEM each month!

March theme: Math Is Popping Up
Explore some very interesting 3D objects called Platonic solids, and then build some yourself! Learn about their structure, mathematical properties, and where they occur in nature. Finally, find out whether soap bubbles are always round.

For students in grade 1-5. Registration required.

America's Girls - Exploring U.S. History

Date: 
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 4:30pm to 5:15pm
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Explore U.S. history through stories and poems; participate in discussions, crafts and activities related to what we read. Stop by the Walkersville Library to pick up your copy of this months selection. This is a book club for grades 2-4 meeting on the first Tuesday of each month.

Starlight Family Storytime

Date: 
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 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!

R.E.A.D. ® with Wags for Hope

Date: 
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm
Improve your reading skills and make a new friend by reading aloud to a specially trained "listening" animal! The Reading Education Assistance Dogs (R.E.A.D.) program works to improve children's reading and communication skills by providing registered therapy animals who volunteer with their owner/handler (as a team)to meet with and listen to children read.
*Allergy Alert! The dogs and cats are live animals.*

Starlight Family Storytime

Date: 
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 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!

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance - FREE

Date: 
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 9:00am to 2:00pm
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Drop in for free help and avoid high fees. Get your taxes prepared by IRS certified volunteers. Get your refund in 1-3 days. Individuals / families with adjusted gross income up to $60,000 are eligible. Registration recommended by calling Housing Authority of Frederick at 2-1-1 (this redirects to 866-411-6803).

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