Children's Programs

Summer of Wonder - Summer Reading 2015
Introducing Launchpads: Rugged tablets pre-loaded with high-quality, ad-free learning apps
Game On! Check out great videogames @ FCPL
On the go this summer? Take the Library with you! ebooks&Audiobooks, eBooks for kids, Magazines, Movies and Music
Every Hero Needs a Sidekick - FCPL Sidekick Programs

Upcoming Events for Children's Programs

Babies With Books: Birth to Twenty-Four Months

Date: 
Thursday, November 5, 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.

TinkerTime - ZOOB to the Max!

Date: 
Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Age Group: 
ZOOB is an award-winning building set with a difference—the pieces move after you put them together. So you can play with your creations, instead of just looking at them. ZOOB is all about exploring, inventing, and discovering how you can build what you want to build!

In this session, participants will work together to build the most complex designs, solve challenges and more!

***PLEASE NOTE - For ages 6-12. This class is the third of three. You need to be registered for all three.***

***MUST HAVE ATTENDED INTRO TO ZOOB AND ZOOB 2.0 CLASS TO REGISTER***

R.E.A.D. ® with Wags for Hope

Date: 
Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm
Improve your reading skills and make a new friend by reading aloud to a specially trained "listening" animal! The Reading Education Assistance Dogs (R.E.A.D.) program works to improve children's reading and communication skills by providing registered therapy animals who volunteer with their owner/handler (as a team)to meet with and listen to children read.
*Allergy Alert! The dogs and cats are live animals.*

Storyland: A Sensory Storytime for Little Ones

Date: 
Friday, November 6, 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, November 6, 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.

Frederick County Infants & Toddlers Program Playgroup (ages birth-36 mos)

Date: 
Friday, November 6, 2015 - 10:45am to 11:45am
Join us for fun & play for little ones and their caregivers, co-sponsored by FCPL and the Frederick County Infants & Toddlers Program. This program is open to all children ages Birth-36 mos. as well as those enrolled in the Frederick County Infants & Toddlers Program.

Transition to Twos

Date: 
Friday, November 6, 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: Recycled Art Collages

Date: 
Friday, November 6, 2015 - 4:00pm to 4:30pm
In this beginning art class we will learn how to create a collage using recycled materials. Each participant will have the opportunity to create their own recycled collage to take home. All materials and tools will be provided. No previous drawing skills are required.

Poketown Gym! – A Pokemon Trading Card League for all ages!

Date: 
Sunday, November 8, 2015 - 1:45pm to 4:45pm
The Poketown Gym, an official Pokemon League, provides a place for you to get together with other fans of Pokemon to have some fun. Use your own cards to make decks and play with others. You can also bring your Pokemon Video Games for exciting head-to-head battles. You can play, trade, and earn cool prizes like special promotional cards and booster packs, all for free!

Babies with Books

Date: 
Monday, November 9, 2015 - 10:05am to 10:35am
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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