Children's Programs

A picture of a turtle in grass titled Come Out of Your Shell - Spring is Here!
Junior Gardener Program: Spring Fling
Frederick Reads 2015: Ann Patchett

Upcoming Events for Children's Programs

Kid Art Studio

Date: 
Thursday, April 2, 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.

Hippity Hoppity Bunny Art (ages 3-5)

Date: 
Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
A special bunny will be visiting this springtime storytime and craft! Join us with your little one for a hopping good time as we make Pom Pom Easter Egg paintings and Carrot Feet! For ages 3-5, with an adult.

Babies With Books: Birth to Twenty-Four Months

Date: 
Thursday, April 2, 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.

Pop-Up Lab - Hands-On Science for Kids!

Date: 
Friday, April 3, 2015 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Urbana Library presents the Pop-Up Lab! When school is closed, the library is open! Join us from 10:00am until 5:00pm. Each Pop-Up Lab will feature a new, self-guided activity for kids to enjoy on their day off. No registration required. Jan. 26 - Ink Pen Chromatography; Feb. 13 - Vintage Tech Lab; Feb. 16 - Cup Architecture; April 2 - Friendship Bracelets; April 3 - Tangram Art

First Friday Fun Fest at Westview Promenade

Date: 
Friday, April 3, 2015 - 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.

Held in the Courtyard in front of Regal Cinemas with an inclement weather backup location announced the morning of the event on the Westview Promenade Facebook Page.

Storyland: A Sensory Storytime for Little Ones

Date: 
Friday, April 3, 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, April 3, 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.

Transition to Twos

Date: 
Friday, April 3, 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: STEM + Art =STEAM

Date: 
Friday, April 3, 2015 - 4:00pm to 4:30pm
What does art have to do with science, technology, engineering, and math? In this class we will explore how science, technology, engineering, and math play an important part in the creation of art. We will explore several techniques and methods to create a 3-D piece of art to take home. All materials and tools will be provided, and no previous drawing experience is required.

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