Upcoming Events

Starlight Family Storytime

Date: 
Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 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.

Pizza Your Homework

Date: 
Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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Does homework seem to pile up when you're not looking? Do you get overwhelmed and not know where to start? Or is it just simply boring? The library will help you work through that pile of essays and math assignments with the ultimate in brain food - pizza! Join us every Thursday night for a pizza party and where a librarian will be on hand to help you get your best out of the worst - homework.

Baby and Toddler Yoga with Miss Lanie

Date: 
Friday, November 21, 2014 - 10:15am to 10:45am
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Explore yoga with your little one through play, stories, and songs. Please wear comfortable clothes to join in the fun.
Ages 12 months (and walking) to 36 months.
Registration opens two weeks before the event.

Transition to Twos

Date: 
Friday, November 21, 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, November 21, 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.

Get to Know the Computer for the GED - Part I

Date: 
Saturday, November 22, 2014 - 9:00am to 10:00am
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Age Group: 
For patrons unaccustomed to taking exams electronically, this session will teach you how to use the computer while taking the electronic version of the GED. You'll learn strategies that will improve your chances for success. Registration is required.

Read to a Dog Friend!

Date: 
Saturday, November 22, 2014 - 11:00am to 11:45am
Wags For Hope is here for a special visit. Improve your reading skills and make a new friend by reading aloud to a specially trained "listening" dog and its owner/trainer! All reading levels welcome.

*Allergy Alert! The dogs are live animals.*

WAGS for Hope comes to the Thurmont Library on the 4th Saturday of every month at 11am.

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

Date: 
Sunday, November 23, 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!

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