Children's Programs

Think With Bink! (Bright, Ideas, Need, Knowledge)
Wee Workout: Emmitsburg January 31st 11am
Season of Wonder: Poet Laureate Kay Ryan Launches Frederick Reads 2015

Upcoming Events for Children's Programs

Starlight Family Storytime

Date: 
Tuesday, March 17, 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, March 17, 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!

Science at Sundown

Date: 
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm
Age Group: 
Story Based Science ... can meatballs really rain from the sky? Can colors drip? Join teachers from local elementary schools as guest readers then stay to problem solve the science inside the books. Bring your imaginations and creativity. Check Walkersville Branch for the schedule of guest readers.

Preschool Storytime

Date: 
Wednesday, March 18, 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.

Homeschool Literature Group - Classic

Date: 
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Elementary school students join us for a World Literature discussion series of classic and award winning books. Read, Discuss and Explore! Contact WA branch for more information and to enroll. All books will be available free through the library. Grades 2-4.

STEM Curiosity Academy

Date: 
Wednesday, March 18, 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.

MinecraftEDU Meetup

Date: 
Wednesday, March 18, 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.

Books4Boys

Date: 
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Age Group: 
A boys-only book club for 3rd-5th graders, we will explore "Wonder" this spring through reading, exploring and hands-on activities. March - the group will begin reading Wonder by R.J. Palacio; April's title is Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick; and May will be our WonderWall of summer reads. Must contact Miss Deb to join this group.

Think with BINK: A Fort Detrick Alliance STEM Program for Kids (Grades 1-5)

Date: 
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 4:30pm to 5:00pm
Age Group: 
A visiting scientist from the Fort Detrick Alliance will teach us all about STEM!

March theme: Math Is Popping Up
Explore some very interesting 3D objects called Platonic solids, and then build some yourself! Learn about their structure, mathematical properties, and where they occur in nature. Finally, find out whether soap bubbles are always round.

For students in grade 1-5. Registration required.

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