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Music on the Terrace: September 19 - Project Natale
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Upcoming Events for Teen Programs

Transition to Twos

Date: 
Monday, September 22, 2014 - 10:45am to 11:15am
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: 
Monday, September 22, 2014 - 10:45am to 11:15am
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.

Babies with Books

Date: 
Monday, September 22, 2014 - 11:15am to 11:45am
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.

Babies with Books

Date: 
Monday, September 22, 2014 - 3:00pm to 3:30pm
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.

Let's Explore the Moon!

Date: 
Monday, September 22, 2014 - 4:30pm to 5:15pm
Age Group: 
Let’s explore the Moon! In this hands-on program we will learn how the moon was formed, how big it is and what it does for us.

In the final session of the Moon program we will learn why the moon looks like it does, how the craters were formed and why we have not visited the moon again.

For ages 8-12

Starlight Family Storytime

Date: 
Monday, September 22, 2014 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm
Event Type: 
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, and activities. Almost bedtime? Feel free to wear your pajamas!

Babies with Books

Date: 
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 10:05am to 10:30am
Storytime for babies 0-12 months. 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.

Babies with Books

Date: 
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 10:05am to 10:30am
Storytime for babies 0-12 months. 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.

Babies with Books

Date: 
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 10:05am to 10:30am
Storytime for babies 0-12 months. 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.

Babies With Books: Birth to Twelve Months

Date: 
Tuesday, September 23, 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 an help your baby develop listening and language skills. Tickets will be available on the day of the program for the first 15 parent/child pairs. This program is limited, so come early for your ticket.

Babies with Books

Date: 
Tuesday, September 23, 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.

Babies With Books: Birth to Twenty-Four Months

Date: 
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 11:00am to 11:30am
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 an help your baby develop listening and language skills. Tickets will be available on the day of the program for the first 15 parent/child pairs. This program is limited, so come early for your ticket.

Babies with Books

Date: 
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 11:00am to 11:25am
Storytime for babies 12-24 months. 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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Upcoming Events for Teen Programs

Pizza Your Homework

Date: 
Thursday, October 16, 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.

Teen Read Week

Date: 
Friday, October 17, 2014 - 12:00am
Event Type: 
Join us in the library for national Teen Read Week as we DIY the YA space, create handmade books, run comic book and self-publishing workshops, check out blind date books, run a mammoth international comics read off, and pit you against TV's best read character of all time in the Rory Gilmore Reading Challenge!

Teen Read Week

Date: 
Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 12:00am
Event Type: 
Join us in the library for national Teen Read Week as we DIY the YA space, create handmade books, run comic book and self-publishing workshops, check out blind date books, run a mammoth international comics read off, and pit you against TV's best read character of all time in the Rory Gilmore Reading Challenge!

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

Date: 
Sunday, October 19, 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!

Chocolicious

Date: 
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 3:15pm
Yum! Are you a chocoholic? Teens, this is your opportunity to meet world-renown Chocolatier Randy Olmstead, owner and Chef of The Perfect Truffle in Frederick. Be amazed at the journey and history of chocolate. Just what is it made from?! Who introduced it to Europe? That it is a source of 'quick energy'? Learn more from the expert! Bring a friend and meet Chef Randy. snacks will be served

Pizza Your Homework

Date: 
Thursday, October 23, 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.

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