This Week at the Library

This Week at the Library

*Cancelled* Crafting with Friends - Fiber Arts

Date: 
Thursday, August 6, 2015 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Event Type: 
Age Group: 
This adult fiber arts meetup is being arranged as a community service through the Friends of the Thurmont Regional Library. Do you knit, crochet, embroider, or some other fiber-art craft? Join us on the first Thursday of each month to hang out with other crafty people. No need to sign up - just drop in with your own project and supplies.

Preparing for Retirement: Mapping Your Course

Date: 
Thursday, August 6, 2015 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Age Group: 
Jennifer Dahill from MFS Investment Management will present. This seminar addresses many questions, including "Are there additional steps I can take today to guide myself to and through retirement?", "What can I do to prepare for the future needs of my children or grandchildren?", and "What additional actions can I take to impact my legacy?". This session also offers possible solutions and client tools to help you pursue your goals with confidence.

R.E.A.D. ® with Wags for Hope

Date: 
Thursday, August 6, 2015 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm
Improve your reading skills and make a new friend by reading aloud to a specially trained "listening" animal! The Reading Education Assistance Dogs (R.E.A.D.) program works to improve children's reading and communication skills by providing registered therapy animals who volunteer with their owner/handler (as a team)to meet with and listen to children read.
*Allergy Alert! The dogs and cats are live animals.*

First Friday Fun Fest at Westview Promenade

Date: 
Friday, August 7, 2015 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Westview Promenade, Buckeystown Pike at Crestwood Blvd.

Frederick County Public Libraries teams up with Westview Promenade for Free, Fantastic Fun every First Friday. Just drop by for a variety of stories, music, games, and crafts. Each month features a special theme and unique activities. Best for ages 2-6 with an adult.

Held in the former Coldwater Creek storefront near MOM's Market. Visit the Westview Promenade Facebook Page for any location changes the morning of the event.

Storyland: A Sensory Storytime for Little Ones

Date: 
Friday, August 7, 2015 - 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 - 36 months with an adult. Registration opens two weeks before the storytime event.

Transition to Twos

Date: 
Friday, August 7, 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.

Transition to Twos

Date: 
Friday, August 7, 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.

STEM Curiosity Academy

Date: 
Friday, August 7, 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.

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