Community Volunteer Fair

Date: 
Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 4:00pm to 6:30pm
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The Thurmont Regional Library will be hosting a Community Volunteer Fair at the library on Thursday, October 2 from 4-6:30. Interested volunteering locally? Just drop in to the fair to find your perfect volunteer opportunity.

Local non-profit organizations invited to participate and should call 301-600-7212 to register.

At the fair we will be:

• Providing information to those seeking volunteer opportunities in the Northern Frederick County area.

Pizza Your Homework

Date: 
Thursday, October 2, 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.

First Friday Fun Fest at Westview Promenade

Date: 
Friday, October 3, 2014 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Westview Promenade, Buckeystown Pike at Crestwood Blvd.

Frederick County Public Libraries teams up with Westview Promenade for Free, Fantastic Fun every First Friday. Just drop by for a variety of story time, music, games, and crafts. Each month features a special theme and unique activities. Best for ages 2-6 with an adult.

*no July session due to Holiday*

*If inclement weather is occurring, the event will be held inside the vacant storefront next to MOM's Organic Market.*

Storyland: A Sensory Storytime for Little Ones

Date: 
Friday, October 3, 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 - 36 months with an adult. Registration opens two weeks before the storytime event.

Transition to Twos

Date: 
Friday, October 3, 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.

Transition to Twos

Date: 
Friday, October 3, 2014 - 11:15am to 11:45am
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.

Friends of the Brunswick Library Annual Booksale

Date: 
Saturday, October 4, 2014 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
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The Friends of the Brunswick Library will be hosting their yearly booksale during the 31st Annual Railroad Days in downtown Brunswick. All proceeds go to support programming or other special library needs. Come visit our booth located in the American Legion parking lot.

READ to a New Dog Friend

Date: 
Saturday, October 4, 2014 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Improve your reading skills and make a new friend by reading aloud to a therapy dog! 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. But not just any dog. R.E.A.D. 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.

Project Runway Orientation: Doctor Who Challenge

Date: 
Saturday, October 4, 2014 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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Create your very own creature from the Doctor Who Universe! Rules for the design challenge will be released via email at the end September. Attend the orientation, pick up your materials and start brainstorming. Design your own alien, monster or otherworldly creature using found materials and showcase your creation at the runway show on October 18!

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