Children's Programs

Milkshake Duo LIVE!
NASA LADEE MISSION Three Part Series about the Ladee Lunar Mission Features a Moon Rock Display at Aug 4th Session
Hula Hoop Fun with Soolah Hoops

Upcoming Events for Children's Programs

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

Date: 
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 4:00pm to 4:30pm
A visiting scientist from the Fort Detrick Alliance will teach us all about STEM each month!

August Theme: Backyard Bugs
Have you ever wondered about the bugs that you often see in your backyard, at the playground, or in the park? Do you know which ones are potentially harmful? Which are harmless? Which bugs are beneficial to the environment? How about which bugs might be harmful to the environment? Learn the answers to these questions and more in this informative presentation on backyard bugs.

Science Under the Stars

Date: 
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm
Fizz Boom Science Experiments - every week a different experiment - this is a very hands on program, so come prepared to get messy, get dirty, get creative! We'll build, take apart, examine, play and discover. Ages 6-11, please register weekly to assure for adequate supplies.

Starlight Family Storytime

Date: 
Tuesday, August 19, 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!

Transition to Twos

Date: 
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 11:00am to 11:30am
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.

Teddy Bears in the Park

Date: 
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 1:10pm to 1:40pm
Bring your Teddy Bear and your lunch for a fun story time in the park. Or you can ride the Walkersville Southern Railroad Goldilocks train to the park and join us there. Check out wsrr.org/2013/schedule for train ticket prices and departure information.

Petite Playgroup at the Library!

Date: 
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 1:30pm to 2:45pm
Enjoy an hour of independent play during which you and your child can socialize with other parents, caregivers and children! Each playgroup will start with 15 minutes of stories, rhymes and songs led by your friendly children's librarian. The library will provide the space and a variety of educational toys to explore and share! For ages 0-3.

2 o'clock STEM Wednesdays

Date: 
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 2:00pm to 2:30pm
Join us Wednesdays for this nine-week series to see fun, fast, and amazing STEMonstrations. Get ready: there may be an opportunity for hands-on experimentation!
On June 25 (Egg Drop Challenge), July 23 (Bottle Rocket Challenge), and August 20 (Slingshot Challenge), we will have special STEMsational Challenges. Contact the library for more information and to register for these three events.

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