Children's Programs

Junior Gardner - Holiday Centerpiece
Lunch and a Holiday Movie: Kung Fu Panda Holiday
New STEM Lab Open Hours Thurs 11am-Noon & 3:30-5pm EST Saturdays: 2-3pm EST

Upcoming Events for Teen Programs

Homeschool Literature Group - Classic

Date: 
Wednesday, January 21, 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.

Preschool Storytime

Date: 
Thursday, January 22, 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, January 22, 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.

Preschool Storytime

Date: 
Thursday, January 22, 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, January 22, 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.

Babies With Books: Birth to Twenty-Four Months

Date: 
Thursday, January 22, 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 22, 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.

Ivy + Bean Party

Date: 
Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Event Type: 
Age Group: 
Celebrate friendship with Ivy + Bean. Make friendship bracelets, cootie catchers, and magic wands. Crack codes and share secret messages. This program is for children in grades 2-5. Registration is required. One lucky winner will receive a 4-pack of tickets to “Ivy + Bean, The Musical” at the Weinberg on January 31, 2015, courtesy of the Weinberg Center for the Arts.

Starlight Family Storytime

Date: 
Thursday, January 22, 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.

Transition to Twos

Date: 
Friday, January 23, 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 23, 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 23, 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.

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