Children's Programs

Summer of Wonder - Summer Reading 2015
Every Hero Needs a Sidekick - FCPL Sidekick Programs
On the go this summer? Take the Library with you! ebooks&Audiobooks, eBooks for kids, Magazines, Movies and Music

Upcoming Events for Children's Programs

Friday Movies: Night at the Musuem: Battle of the Smithsonian

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Friday, July 17, 2015 - 10:30am to 12:30pm
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You don't always have to wear a cape to be a superhero! Join us during summer reading as we look into all things STEM-Y with this fun movie. Bring a blanket and enjoy. Rated PG. Children under eight must be accompanied by parents or guardians.

Transition to Twos

Date: 
Friday, July 17, 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.

My First Book Club

Date: 
Friday, July 17, 2015 - 11:00am to 11:30am
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.

Transition to Twos

Date: 
Friday, July 17, 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.

Thurmont Academy of Self Defense - Skills Workshop

Date: 
Friday, July 17, 2015 - 2:00pm to 2:30pm
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Have you always wanted to try your hand at martial arts? Watch a brief demonstration and then give it a try. Students from the Thurmont Academy of Self Defense will be here to teach you some skills. Registration required. For ages 5-10.

Once Upon a Thyme Storytime at the Urbana Library Farmer’s Market

Date: 
Sunday, July 19, 2015 - 12:30pm to 1:00pm
Fresh, handpicked stories and songs will be shared under the open sky in our beautiful rose garden adjacent to the Urbana Library Farmer’s Market. Grab a bite at the market and then settle in for some wholesome storytime fun for the entire family!

Read to a New Dog Friend - PAWS to Read

Date: 
Sunday, July 19, 2015 - 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.*

Babies with Books

Date: 
Monday, July 20, 2015 - 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.

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