Children's Programs

Summer of Wonder - Summer Reading 2015
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

Preschool Storytime

Date: 
Thursday, August 13, 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.

Preschool Storytime

Date: 
Thursday, August 13, 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

Date: 
Thursday, August 13, 2015 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
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.

Babies With Books: Birth to Twenty-Four Months

Date: 
Thursday, August 13, 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.

Nighttime on the Deck: Mr. Jon & Friends

Date: 
Thursday, August 13, 2015 - 6:30pm to 7:15pm
Mr. Jon & Friends is Parents’ Choice Award winning music for kids and their families. This energetic children's music is all about fun, movement, and laughter! Join Mr. Jon and his friend George the Monkey for a silly dancy concert for the whole family!

Starlight Family Storytime

Date: 
Thursday, August 13, 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.

Kindergarten Readiness

Date: 
Thursday, August 13, 2015 - 6:30pm to 7:15pm
Kindergarten readiness might be more important than you think. Find out how you can encourage your child's development and foster school success. During this parent/child session we will share information to help you and your child be ready for the first day of school!

Storyland: A Sensory Storytime for Little Ones

Date: 
Friday, August 14, 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-3 years with an adult.

Transition to Twos

Date: 
Friday, August 14, 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.

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