Children's Programs

STEM Programming at FCPL (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math)
Summer of Wonder - Summer Reading 2015
Symphony Storytime with Frederick Symphony Orchestra!

Upcoming Events for Children's Programs

Hero Meetup: Middletown Fire Station

Date: 
Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Hometown heroes at the Middletown Fire Department will host a station tour. Learn how to stay safe around fire, how your local firefighters help others everyday and more! All ages welcome. Registration required.

Futuremakers: Glowing finger beams

Date: 
Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Invent and wear illuminated finger beam makers! Use LED’s, batteries and conductive materials to construct glowing devices - and take slow speed photos of your hands in action! Ages 6 and up. Under 8 must be with an adult. Space is limited, register online or contact your library today.

Babies With Books: Birth to Twenty-Four Months

Date: 
Thursday, July 16, 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.

Starlight Family Storytime

Date: 
Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 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 Twos

Date: 
Friday, July 17, 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.

My First Book Club

Date: 
Friday, July 17, 2015 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Join us every month as we read and explore our favorite picture books through crafts, songs, and activities! You are welcome to read the selection to your child before our book club meets, but it is not required. Ages 3-5.

Transition to Twos

Date: 
Friday, July 17, 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.

Thurmont Academy of Self Defense - Skills Workshop

Date: 
Friday, July 17, 2015 - 2:00pm to 2:30pm
Age Group: 
Have you always wanted to try your hand at martial arts? Watch a brief demonstration and then give it a try. Students from the Thurmont Academy of Self Defense will be here to teach you some skills. Registration required. For ages 5-10.

Once Upon a Thyme Storytime at the Urbana Library Farmer’s Market

Date: 
Sunday, July 19, 2015 - 12:30pm to 1:00pm
Fresh, handpicked stories and songs will be shared under the open sky in our beautiful rose garden adjacent to the Urbana Library Farmer’s Market. Grab a bite at the market and then settle in for some wholesome storytime fun for the entire family!

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