Children's Programs

Keyote and the Keys Visit the Library
Library Magic
Think With Bink! (Bright, Ideas, Need, Knowledge)
Discovery on the Deck: The Science of Sharks
NASA LADEE MISSION Three Part Series about the Ladee Lunar Mission Features a Moon Rock Display at Aug 4th Session
Hula Hoop Fun with Soolah Hoops

Upcoming Events for Children's Programs

Read to a New Dog Friend - Wags for Hope

Date: 
Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Improve your reading skills and make a new friend by reading aloud to a therapy pet! The Reading Education Assistance Dogs (R.E.A.D.) program improves children's reading and communication skills by employing a powerful method: reading to a dog or cat. But not just any dog or cat. R.E.A.D. pets 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. This program is held every 4 weeks. Sept 21, Oct 19, Nov 16.

Allergy Alert! The dogs and cats are live animals.

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

Date: 
Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 1:45pm to 4:45pm
The Poketown Gym, Frederick County's official Pokemon League, provides a place for you to get together with other fans of Pokemon to have some fun. Using your own cards, you can play, trade, and earn cool prizes, all for free!

Even if you are just a beginner, at league you can learn all the rules of the game. Don’t have any Pokemon cards? No worries, we'll have some starter decks on hand to get you going! Joining a league is the best way to hone your skills to compete in bigger Pokemon tournaments where players win great prizes like cards, medals, and even scholarships!

Read to a New Dog Friend - PAWS to Read

Date: 
Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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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.*

Stuffed Animal Sleepover

Date: 
Monday, October 20, 2014 - 12:00am
We love sleepovers! Why shouldn't our stuffed animals have that kind of fun, too? Bring your favorite stuffed animal to the library on Monday and leave it here to spend the night. Come back on Tuesday to pick up your stuffed animal and see what exciting adventures it had while the library was closed!

Babies with Books

Date: 
Monday, October 20, 2014 - 10:05am to 10:35am
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.

Time for Twos

Date: 
Monday, October 20, 2014 - 10:15am to 10:45am
Nurture your two year old's love of books through music, movement, and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills. Registration is available two weeks before the monthly program series begins.

Babies with Books

Date: 
Monday, October 20, 2014 - 10:30am to 11:00am
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.

Transition to Twos

Date: 
Monday, October 20, 2014 - 10:45am to 11:15am
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.

Time for Twos

Date: 
Monday, October 20, 2014 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Nurture your two year old's love of books through music, movement, and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills. Registration is available two weeks before the monthly program series begins.

Babies with Books

Date: 
Monday, October 20, 2014 - 11:15am to 11:45am
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

Date: 
Monday, October 20, 2014 - 3:00pm to 3:30pm
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.

Symphony Storytime with Frederick Symphony Orchestra!

Date: 
Monday, October 20, 2014 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm
Children and their parents experience a live musical collaboration between the library reader and a Frederick Symphony Orchestra musician during this 30 minute storytime! Musicians play short selections, talk a little about their instrument, answer questions, and, after the stories are read aloud, audience members can take a closer peek at an instrument petting zoo provided by the music specialty store Music & Arts! This program is best appreciated by children ages 2-6 and their caregivers, but is open to all ages.

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