Children's Programs

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Upcoming Events for Children's Programs

Babies With Books: Birth to Twenty-Four Months

Date: 
Thursday, January 15, 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.

A Soup Opera: Act it Out!

Date: 
Thursday, January 15, 2015 - 4:15pm to 5:00pm
Age Group: 
Ages 7-10. Join us as we read and explore Jim Gill's A Soup Opera. Participants will read and discuss the book over three weeks. The series will end with a dramatic performance of the story. Families and friends are invited to attend the performance! Snow date: January 29th.

Starlight Family Storytime

Date: 
Thursday, January 15, 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.

STEM Curiosity Academy (for children entering Kindergarten Fall 2015)

Date: 
Friday, January 16, 2015 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
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. To apply, click here. Applying does not guarantee acceptance to the program.

Transition to Twos

Date: 
Friday, January 16, 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, January 16, 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, January 16, 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.

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

Date: 
Sunday, January 18, 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!

Read to a New Dog Friend - PAWS to Read

Date: 
Sunday, January 18, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Event Type: 
Age Group: 
Improve your reading skills and make a new friend by reading aloud to a therapy dog! The PAWS to Read program improves children's reading and communication skills by employing a powerful method: reading to a dog. But not just any dog. PAWS to Read dogs are registered therapy animals who volunteer with their owner/handlers as a team, going to schools, libraries and many other settings as reading companions for children.
*Allergy Alert! The dogs are live animals.*

Babies with Books

Date: 
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 10:05am to 10:30am
Storytime for babies 0-24 months. 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.

Babies with Books

Date: 
Tuesday, January 20, 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.

Babies With Books: Birth to Twelve Months

Date: 
Tuesday, January 20, 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 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.

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