Children's Programs

Keyote and the Keys Visit the Library
Library Magic
Think With Bink! (Bright, Ideas, Need, Knowledge)
Discovery on the Deck: The Science of Sharks
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

Transition to Twos

Date: 
Wednesday, August 6, 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 6, 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 6, 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 6, 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.

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

Date: 
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 - 4:00pm to 4:30pm
Age Group: 
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? Please stop by to learn the answers to these questions and more in this informative presentation on backyard bugs.

Soolah Hoops

Date: 
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Come join Soolah as she shares the joys of hula hooping! Kids will be entertained with a demonstration of hula hooping tricks with different kinds of hula hoops. Soolah will share her hoops, teaching kids how to hoop, how to do some tricks and play some games! Hoops will be provided! Please be sure your child is in comfortable clothing and has a water bottle to stay hydrated!

Babies with Books

Date: 
Thursday, August 7, 2014 - 10:15am to 10:45am
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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