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
FCPL closes at 5pm November 26th &  Will be closed November 27th for Thanksgiving

Upcoming Events for Teen Programs

Babies With Books: Birth to Twenty-Four Months

Date: 
Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 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.

Learn How to Talk to a Robot!

Date: 
Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 4:30pm to 5:25pm
Behind every computer, app or robot there is someone who wrote the programs that told the device or app what to do. Join us for an hour of very beginning computer programming concepts as part of the National Computer Science Week's "Hour of Code" event and team up with others to test your skills in the language of computers. This session will be off-line. No previous coding skills needed. Grades 3-6

Learn How to Talk to a Robot!

Date: 
Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 6:30pm to 7:25pm
Behind every computer, app or robot there is someone who wrote the programs that told the device or app what to do. Join us for an hour of very beginning computer programming concepts as part of the National Computer Science Week's "Hour of Code" event and team up with others to test your skills in the language of computers. This session will be off-line. No previous coding skills needed. Grades 3-6

Gingerbread House Contest

Date: 
Friday, December 12, 2014 - 12:00am
The holidays are a time to do things that celebrate and create traditions. We all have cherished memories of creating something beautiful to mark this special time of year. We think decorating a gingerbread house is a perfect way to craft new memories, and we’re hoping you’ll join us in celebrating the sweet traditions and beauty of the holiday season by entering our gingerbread house decorating contest!

To enter, pick up a rules/entry form with recipes at the Urbana Regional Library Children's Desk. The gingerbread houses will be judged by friendly library staff.

Storyland: A Sensory Storytime for Little Ones

Date: 
Friday, December 12, 2014 - 10:15am to 10:45am
Join us for a special storytime in partnership with Frederick County Infants and Toddlers Program. Meet new friends and share books, music, activities, and more. Ages birth- 3 years with an adult.

Transition to Twos

Date: 
Friday, December 12, 2014 - 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.

Transition to Twos

Date: 
Friday, December 12, 2014 - 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.

Gingerbread House Contest

Date: 
Saturday, December 13, 2014 - 12:00am
The holidays are a time to do things that celebrate and create traditions. We all have cherished memories of creating something beautiful to mark this special time of year. We think decorating a gingerbread house is a perfect way to craft new memories, and we’re hoping you’ll join us in celebrating the sweet traditions and beauty of the holiday season by entering our gingerbread house decorating contest!

To enter, pick up a rules/entry form with recipes at the Urbana Regional Library Children's Desk. The gingerbread houses will be judged by friendly library staff.

Gingerbread House Contest

Date: 
Sunday, December 14, 2014 - 12:00am
The holidays are a time to do things that celebrate and create traditions. We all have cherished memories of creating something beautiful to mark this special time of year. We think decorating a gingerbread house is a perfect way to craft new memories, and we’re hoping you’ll join us in celebrating the sweet traditions and beauty of the holiday season by entering our gingerbread house decorating contest!

To enter, pick up a rules/entry form with recipes at the Urbana Regional Library Children's Desk. The gingerbread houses will be judged by friendly library staff.

Wags for Hope: Read to a New Dog Friend

Date: 
Sunday, December 14, 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. Dec 14, Jan 11, Feb 8

Gingerbread House Contest

Date: 
Monday, December 15, 2014 - 12:00am
The holidays are a time to do things that celebrate and create traditions. We all have cherished memories of creating something beautiful to mark this special time of year. We think decorating a gingerbread house is a perfect way to craft new memories, and we’re hoping you’ll join us in celebrating the sweet traditions and beauty of the holiday season by entering our gingerbread house decorating contest!

To enter, pick up a rules/entry form with recipes at the Urbana Regional Library Children's Desk. The gingerbread houses will be judged by friendly library staff.

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