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

Frederick County History with American Girl Dolls

Date: 
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 - 4:00pm to 4:30pm
Age Group: 
Bring your favorite doll and discover the role women played in history. We’ll meet one of the dolls from Rose Hill’s collection, learn about a major historical events and it’s impact on women and participate in a craft time. Registration Required. Ages 6-11

LEGO® Movie Maker Studio: Make Your Own Stop-Motion LEGO® Movies!

Date: 
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Have you ever wanted to make your own movie? B.Y.O.D (Bring Your Own Device) to our LEGO® Movie Maker Studio and create amazing films using our huge collection of LEGO® minifigs, bricks, and more! Using the FREE LEGO® Movie Maker app (compatible with iOS 5.0 or later on the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch), or PicPac (compatible with Android), we'll bring everyday objects to life on the big screen!

MinecraftEDU Meetup

Date: 
Wednesday, April 1, 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.

Pop-Up Lab - Hands-on Science for Kids!

Date: 
Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Urbana Library presents the Pop-Up Lab! When school is closed, the library is open! Join us from 10:00am until 5:00pm. Each Pop-Up Lab will feature a new, self-guided activity for kids to enjoy on their day off. No registration required. Jan. 26 - Ink Pen Chromatography; Feb. 13 - Vintage Tech Lab; Feb. 16 - Cup Architecture; April 2 - Friendship Bracelets; April 3 - Tangram Art

Babies with Books

Date: 
Thursday, April 2, 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, April 2, 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.

Preschool Storytime

Date: 
Thursday, April 2, 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, April 2, 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.

Hippity Hoppity Bunny Art (ages 3-5)

Date: 
Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
A special bunny will be visiting this springtime storytime and craft! Join us with your little one for a hopping good time as we make Pom Pom Easter Egg paintings and Carrot Feet! For ages 3-5, with an adult.

Kid Art Studio

Date: 
Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Be an artist at your library. In 6 weekly sessions, learn about famous artworks and then create your own. This program is for homeschooled children, but is open to all children. Recommended for children ages 6-12. Registration is required.Register for all 6 weeks of the series.

Babies With Books: Birth to Twenty-Four Months

Date: 
Thursday, April 2, 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.

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