Children's Programs

Summer of Wonder - Summer Reading 2015
Symphony Storytime with Frederick Symphony Orchestra!
Park Programs

Upcoming Events for Children's Programs

Radio WOOF

Date: 
Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - 6:30pm to 7:15pm
Radio WOOF is a celebration! Bill Wellington brings lively banjo music, funny folk songs, fancy fiddling and fantastic storytelling. He enthusiastically shares his message that folklore, whether in the form of a familiar jump-rope-rhyme or a spellbinding story from another land, is a marvelous treasure we have inherited. Best for ages 4 and up.

Starlight Family Storytime

Date: 
Tuesday, August 4, 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 - 3, 2, 1, SUGO!

Date: 
Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm
3, 2, 1, SUGO! - Learn how to customize Lego NXT robots and challenge other builders in a SUGO match with members of the RoboRangers 4-H Club. What is SUGO? SUmo wrestling for LeGO robots. This is a STEM program geared to grades K-3. Registration required.
Limit 15 patrons

Transition to Twos

Date: 
Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 10:05am to 10:35am
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.

Preschool Storytime

Date: 
Wednesday, August 5, 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.

My First Book Club

Date: 
Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Join us every month as we read and explore our favorite picture books through crafts, songs, and activities! You are welcome to read the selection to your child before our book club meets, but it is not required. Ages 3-5.

June 3: Mighty Max by Harriet Ziefert
July 1: The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
August 5: Little Cloud by Eric Carle

Little Gym: Serious Fun

Date: 
Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 1:30pm to 2:15pm
Little Gym of Frederick will guide your child through a movement based class, incorporating directive music, yoga poses, gymnastics stretches, and the use of small equipment such as rhythm sticks and hula hoops. Get ready to move! For ages 3-8. Registration required.

STEM Curiosity Academy

Date: 
Wednesday, August 5, 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.

Soolah Hoops

Date: 
Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Come join Soolah as she shares the joys of hula hooping. Kids will be entertained with a demonstration of hula hooping tricks with different kinds of hula hoops. Soolah will share her hoops, teaching kids how to hoop, how to do some tricks and play some games! Hoops will be provided. Please be sure your child is in comfortable clothing and has a water bottle to stay hydrated. Best for ages K-8

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