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

Starlight Family Storytime

Date: 
Tuesday, April 28, 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!

Starlight Family Storytime

Date: 
Tuesday, April 28, 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!

Preschool Storytime

Date: 
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Early literacy begins with you! Help your preschooler develop the five early literacy practices that every child needs to succeed. Nurture a love of reading through books, music, activities, and Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) elements.

STEM Curiosity Academy (for children entering Kindergarten Fall 2015)”

Date: 
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Age Group: 
Children entering Kindergarten in fall 2015 are invited to apply for the library’s very own STEM Curiosity Academy! Race balloons, learn about circuits, build structures, make “flubber,” and much more in this exciting 10-day series. Registration required. Applications will be accepted from this page beginning November 1 and do not guarantee acceptance to the program. You must be able to attend all 10 sessions to participate.

MinecraftEDU Meetup

Date: 
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Explore the world of MinecraftEDU during our bi-weekly Minecraft program. Bring Your Own Device for drop-in free play. *The library will provide several laptops for participants to use. Please feel free to bring your own device that you already play Minecraft on! Ages 6-12.

LEGO® Movie Maker Studio: Make Your Own Stop-Motion LEGO® Movies!

Date: 
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Have you ever wanted to make your own movie? B.Y.O.D (Bring Your Own Device) to our LEGO® Movie Maker Studio and create amazing films using our huge collection of LEGO® minifigs, bricks, and more! Using the FREE LEGO® Movie Maker app (compatible with iOS 5.0 or later on the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch), or PicPac (compatible with Android), we'll bring everyday objects to life on the big screen!

Aviation Mural Painting

Date: 
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm
We are teaming up with the Frederick Municipal Airport to create
an aviation-themed mural that will be hung up for display
at the airport and we need YOUR help!
No registration required, just pop on in.

Wednesday April 29, 4-7pm, ages 5-8 (parent/guardian must be present)
Wednesday May 13, 4-7pm, ages 9-18
Wednesday, May 20, 4-7pm ages 9-18



Symphony Storytime

Date: 
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm
Event Type: 
Children and their parents experience a live musical collaboration between the library reader and a Frederick Symphony Orchestra musician during this 30 minute storytime! Musicians will play short selections, talk a little about their instrument, answer questions, and, after the stories are read aloud, audience members can take a closer peek at an instrument petting zoo provided by the music specialty store Music & Arts! This program is best appreciated by children ages 2-6 and their caregivers, but is open to all ages.

Preschool Storytime

Date: 
Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 10:15am to 10:45am
Early literacy begins with you! Help your preschooler develop the five early literacy practices that every child needs to succeed. Nurture a love of reading through books, music, activities, and Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) elements.

Babies with Books

Date: 
Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 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.

Time for Twos - SPECIAL PUPPET SHOW!

Date: 
Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Nurture your two year old’s love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills. Join us for a special storytime in the Community Room. Mr. Jon and Miss Carly from C. Burr Artz Library will be presenting a special puppet show!

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