What's Happening

Music on the Terrace: September 19 - Project Natale
Pizza Your Homework
Acting Out!
A giant anime robot against the sky Anime & Manga Clubs at FCPL
Teen Bookclubs @ FCPL

Upcoming Events for Teen Programs

Preschool Storytime

Date: 
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Early literacy begins with you! Help your preschooler develop the five early literacy practices that every child needs to succeed. Nurture a love of reading through books, music, activities, and Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) elements.

Transition to Twos

Date: 
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 11:00am to 11:30am
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.

Petite Playgroup at the Library!

Date: 
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 1:30pm to 2:45pm
Enjoy an hour of independent play during which you and your child can socialize with other parents, caregivers and children! Each playgroup will start with 15 minutes of stories, rhymes and songs led by your friendly children's librarian. The library will provide the space and a variety of educational toys to explore and share! For ages 0-3.

Babies with Books

Date: 
Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 10:15am to 10:45am
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.

Preschool Storytime

Date: 
Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 10:15am to 10:45am
Early literacy begins with you! Help your preschooler develop the five early literacy practices that every child needs to succeed. Nurture a love of reading through books, music, activities, and Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) elements.

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Upcoming Events for Teen Programs

Pizza Your Homework

Date: 
Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Event Type: 
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.

Rescheduled - Just Design It: STEM design

Date: 
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Update: This program series will begin 9/30 instead of 9/23. Plan to attend 9/30, 10/7 and 10/14 and register by selecting the 9/30 date.

What makes a good design? How do you create the next great idea or product? Come find out as we use the design process to create our own original products. We will ideate and sketch, build models and test them, and finally 3D print our final designs! Registrants must attend all three sessions. Ages 10-13.

Pizza Your Homework

Date: 
Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Event Type: 
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.

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

Date: 
Sunday, September 28, 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!

OMOB: Teen Genealogy Project

Date: 
Monday, September 29, 2014 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Event Type: 
As part of One Maryland One Book we will be running a series of family history projects this Autumn. For teens this means an in-depth plunge into their ancestry and origins. We are encouraging teens to bring along their grandparents or other knowledgeable family members for this event to help us get started!

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