Children's Programs

FCPL Closed for Easter Sunday - 4/20
Library Egg Hunts
Rose Hill Manor & Children's Museum Programs:Frederick History with Your Doll & Beatrix Potter

Upcoming Events for Children's Programs

Rockin’ and Reading with Leonardo

Date: 
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
It's time to go Rockin' and Reading with Leonardo when he strums into town with his humorous, high energy musical program that inspires little rockers to become big readers. He's got plenty of sing alongs, hand signs, dance moves and volunteers who "jam" with the band. He'll check out the science behind sound as he introduces his supercharged jammin' bango...the JAMBO!

Science Under the Stars

Date: 
Tuesday, July 15, 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, July 15, 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 Two's

Date: 
Wednesday, July 16, 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.

Petite Playgroup at the Library!

Date: 
Wednesday, July 16, 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, July 16, 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, July 16, 2014 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Age Group: 
Do you know that the average speed of growth of your bones is 2 inches per year at eight years old? And that even after you reach the adult age your bones are continually remodeled, for example, the head of the femur is replaced about every four months! Do you know that Astronauts lose about 1% of their bones per week when in space? Genes, nutrition and exercise are important factors that influence the development of our bones. In this meeting we will explore these factors and what happens to the astronauts’ skeleton in the absence of gravity.

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