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R.E.A.D. ® with Wags for Hope

Date: 
Saturday, August 22, 2015 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Event Type: 
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.*


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

Let it Rot! A Composting Workshop for Families

Date: 
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 2:00pm
Did you know that banana peels can make your roses more beautiful? It’s not a magic trick, it’s compost! Join Annmarie Creamer from the Frederick County Department of Solid Waste Management for a fun family program that looks at the wonders of composting at home.

For ages 5 & up with an adult, registration required.

Let it Rot! A Composting Workshop for Families

Date: 
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 2:00pm
Did you know that banana peels can make your roses more beautiful? It’s not a magic trick, it’s compost! Join Annmarie Creamer from the Frederick County Department of Solid Waste Management for a fun family program that looks at the wonders of composting at home.

For ages 5 & up with an adult, registration required.

Little Gym: Serious Fun

Date: 
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 10:30am to 11:00am
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.

Intergenerational Book Club

Date: 
Saturday, July 25, 2015 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Children (ages 8-12) and adults come together to share the wonder of awe-inspiring books in this series of three discussions, held on 5/30 at the Urbana Library, 6/13 at the C. Burr Artz Library and 7/25 at the Thurmont Library. Curious Iguana Children's Book Buyer Kari Kelly will lead the discussions.

At the Thurmont Library, we'll be discussing Listen, Slowly by Thanhha Lai

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