Children's Programs

Music on the Terrace September 26th: Dustbowl Revival
Symphony Storytime with Frederick Symphony Orchestra!
Curious George Day
Minecraft Club
Explorer's Club: Let's Explore Bridges

Pyamids, Mummies and Hieroglyphics, Oh My!

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Friday, October 17, 2014 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
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Fascinated by Ancient Egypt? Love The Red Pyramid series by Rick Riordan? Join us for an afternoon of crafts and activities as we explore exactly what those Egyptians were really up to. Ages 8 & up Registration required

Teen Read Week

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Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 12:00am
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Join us in the library for national Teen Read Week as we DIY the YA space, create handmade books, run comic book and self-publishing workshops, check out blind date books, run a mammoth international comics read off, and pit you against TV's best read character of all time in the Rory Gilmore Reading Challenge!

Owls in Art, Owls in Nature

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Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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Love owls? Join us for a special program today. First, Cunningham Falls State Park will bring some real, live owls to the library and will share information about them--where they live, what they do, what they eat, and more. Next, a local artist will help teach you how to draw an owl using a live model. Space is limited, so register today!

Read to a New Dog Friend - Wags for Hope

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Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Improve your reading skills and make a new friend by reading aloud to a therapy pet! 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 or cat. But not just any dog or cat. R.E.A.D. pets 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. This program is held every 4 weeks. Sept 21, Oct 19, Nov 16.

Allergy Alert! The dogs and cats are live animals.

Poketown Gym! – A Pokemon Trading Card League for all ages!

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Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 1:45pm to 4:45pm
The Poketown Gym, Frederick County's official Pokemon League, provides a place for you to get together with other fans of Pokemon to have some fun. Using your own cards, you can play, trade, and earn cool prizes, all for free!

Even if you are just a beginner, at league you can learn all the rules of the game. Don’t have any Pokemon cards? No worries, we'll have some starter decks on hand to get you going! Joining a league is the best way to hone your skills to compete in bigger Pokemon tournaments where players win great prizes like cards, medals, and even scholarships!

Read to a New Dog Friend - PAWS to Read

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Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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Improve your reading skills and make a new friend by reading aloud to a therapy dog! The PAWS to Read program improves children's reading and communication skills by employing a powerful method: reading to a dog. But not just any dog. PAWS to Read 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.*

Stuffed Animal Sleepover

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Monday, October 20, 2014 - 12:00am
We love sleepovers! Why shouldn't our stuffed animals have that kind of fun, too? Bring your favorite stuffed animal to the library on Monday and leave it here to spend the night. Come back on Tuesday to pick up your stuffed animal and see what exciting adventures it had while the library was closed!

Babies with Books

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Monday, October 20, 2014 - 10:05am to 10:35am
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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