Children's Program

Read to a New Dog Friend - PAWS to Read

Date: 
Sunday, June 21, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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Improve your reading skills and make a new friend by reading aloud to a therapy dog! The PAWS to Read program improves children's reading and communication skills by employing a powerful method: reading to a dog. But not just any dog. PAWS to Read dogs are registered therapy animals who volunteer with their owner/handlers as a team, going to schools, libraries and many other settings as reading companions for children.
*Allergy Alert! The dogs are live animals.*

R.E.A.D. ® with Wags for Hope

Date: 
Sunday, August 2, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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.*

R.E.A.D. ® with Wags for Hope

Date: 
Sunday, July 5, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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.*

R.E.A.D. ® with Wags for Hope

Date: 
Sunday, June 7, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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.*

Maryland State Parks Junior Rangers for 6-10 year olds

Date: 
Monday, June 15, 2015 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm
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: Park Rangers from Cunningham Falls State park bring this special program out of the park and into the library! Take the first steps toward earning your Maryland State Parks Junior Rangers badge by attending Junior Ranger sessions at the library. After completing all 3 sessions, attend 2 more programs at the park to earn your badge. Can’t make it to the library sessions? Cunningham Falls offers sessions all summer long for kids to earn their badge (park entrance fee required).

Maryland State Parks Junior Rangers for 6-10 year olds

Date: 
Monday, June 8, 2015 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm
Event Type: 
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: Park Rangers from Cunningham Falls State park bring this special program out of the park and into the library! Take the first steps toward earning your Maryland State Parks Junior Rangers badge by attending Junior Ranger sessions at the library. After completing all 3 sessions, attend 2 more programs at the park to earn your badge. Can’t make it to the library sessions? Cunningham Falls offers sessions all summer long for kids to earn their badge (park entrance fee required).

Summer Reading Family Festival at Westview Promenade

Date: 
Saturday, May 30, 2015 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
Westview Promenade, Buckeystown Pike at Crestwood Blvd.

FCPL teams up with Westview Promenade to kick off summer reading. Mark your calendars for free, fantastic fun! No need to sign up - just drop by the courtyard in front of Regal Cinemas for a free performance by the MET's Fun Company: "The Young Olympians and the Most Amazingly Awesome Adventure Ever," hero photo ops, and more. Bring lawn chairs and your camera!

Event schedule includes:
*11-11:30am: Stories, heroes, and fun for preschoolers

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