Kindergarten Readiness

Date: 
Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 1:30pm to 2:15pm
Kindergarten readiness might be more important than you think. Find out how you can encourage your child's development and foster school success. During this parent/child session we will share information to help you and your child be ready for the first day of school!

STEM Curiosity Academy

Date: 
Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
Children entering Kindergarten in fall 2015 are invited to apply for the library’s very own STEM Curiosity Academy! Race balloons, learn about circuits, build structures, make “flubber,” and much more in this exciting 10-day series. Registration required. Applications will be accepted from this page beginning November 1 and do not guarantee acceptance to the program. You must be able to attend all 10 sessions to participate.

Urbana Library's 2nd Annual Slingshot Challenge

Date: 
Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
The Urbana Library invites you to join us for the Second Annual Slingshot Challenge. Children can try their hand at target practice with a giant slingshot! Meet us on the lawn near the freight elevator to see if you have what it takes to hit the mark.

*FREE* Job Searching Assistance

Date: 
Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Age Group: 
Goodwill of Monocacy Valley and the Emmitsburg Branch Library are partnering to provide free job counseling monthly on 2nd Wednesday in Emmitsburg. This includes one-on-one help with interviewing, resume writing, online application help and computer training. 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

Teen Yoga

Date: 
Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:15pm
Age Group: 
Teens 12-18 years of age, come join Ms. Alison for a playful yoga practice. We will challenge our bodies and minds, incorporating poses, group and partner activities, meditation and breath work.

Yoga for teens introduces concepts and techniques to help this age group discover new coping skills, encouraging peace and balance. Through yoga they can improve concentration, flexibility, and most importantly, find self empowerment.

All teens will be required to provide a signed parental/guardian waiver before participating in the yoga class.

Local History Series: The Catoctin Mountain Park

Date: 
Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Event Type: 
Age Group: 
The Thurmont Historical Society and the Thurmont Regional Library are
hosting guest lecturer Scott Bell. The Chief of Resource Management for Catoctin Mountain Park, Mr. Bell will explain the long and colorful history of the Catoctin Mountain Park region. This lecture is free and open to the public.

Babies with Books

Date: 
Thursday, August 13, 2015 - 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, August 13, 2015 - 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.

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