Children's Programs

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Upcoming Events for Children's Programs

Kid Art Studio

Date: 
Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Be an artist at your library. In 6 weekly sessions, learn about famous artworks and then create your own. This program is for homeschooled children, but is open to all children. Recommended for children ages 6-12. Registration is required.Register for all 6 weeks of the series.

Babies With Books: Birth to Twenty-Four Months

Date: 
Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 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.

Storyland: A Sensory Storytime for Little Ones

Date: 
Friday, March 6, 2015 - 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, March 6, 2015 - 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.

Frederick County Infants & Toddlers Program Playgroup (ages birth-36 mos)

Date: 
Friday, March 6, 2015 - 10:45am to 11:45am
Join us for fun & play for little ones and their caregivers, co-sponsored by FCPL and the Frederick County Infants & Toddlers Program. This program is open to all children ages Birth-36 mos. as well as those enrolled in the Frederick County Infants & Toddlers Program.

Transition to Twos

Date: 
Friday, March 6, 2015 - 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.

Art Zone: Optical Illusion

Date: 
Friday, March 6, 2015 - 4:00pm to 4:30pm
Have you ever wondered how to create eye captivating optical illusions? In this class we will explore how to create several optical illusions using lines and color. Each participant will create their own picture to take home. All materials and tools will be provided, and no previous drawing experience is required.

The a-MAZE-ing Marble Run!

Date: 
Saturday, March 7, 2015 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
We're making our own homemade marble run tracks out of masking tape and paper recyclables! Design, build and test your own unique track design and then watch those marbles fly! A great hands-on way to start thinking about the basics of physics. For kids grades 1-5 with an adult. Extra cardboard tubes / recyclables welcome.

R.E.A.D. ® with Wags for Hope

Date: 
Sunday, March 8, 2015 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
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.

Time for Twos

Date: 
Monday, March 9, 2015 - 10:15am to 10:45am
Nurture your two year old's love of books through music, movement, and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills. Registration is available two weeks before the monthly program series begins.

Babies with Books

Date: 
Monday, March 9, 2015 - 10:30am to 11:00am
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.

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