Walking Tour of Historic Walkersville

Date: 
Saturday, October 17, 2015 - 11:00am to 11:45am
Step into the past on this interactive walking tour of historic Walkersville. Hear stories of long ago residents and the people who helped build our town. This is a 45 minutes walking tour. Wear appropriate clothing and bring water to hydrate. Rain date 10/24.

R.E.A.D. ® with Wags for Hope

Date: 
Sunday, October 18, 2015 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
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, October 18, 2015 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
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.*

Babies with Books

Date: 
Monday, October 19, 2015 - 10:05am to 10:35am
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.

Transition to Twos

Date: 
Monday, October 19, 2015 - 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.

Babies With Books

Date: 
Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 10:05am to 10:35am
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.

Free! Job Assistance

Date: 
Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Event Type: 
Age Group: 
Goodwill of Monocacy Valley and the Thurmont Regional Library partner together to provide free job counseling every first and third Tuesday. This includes one-on-one help with interviewing, resume writing, online application help and computer training. Can't make it to the workshop? Jobs Assistance Packets are always available at the library during open hours. This community partnership was created to help place people in job situations. We look forward to helping you. Can't make it to the library? Call Goodwill for more information at (301)-662-0622 ext.209

Transition to Twos

Date: 
Wednesday, October 21, 2015 - 10:05am to 10:35am
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.

Home School Middle Grade Book Discussion

Date: 
Wednesday, October 21, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Join us for an American Literature discussion series of classic and award winning books. Read, discuss and explore. All books will be available free through the library. This group is designed for middle school grades. Registration required - call the library at 301-845-8880 to sign up and hear additional information.

Preschool Storytime

Date: 
Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 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.

TinkerTime - ZOOB 2.0!

Date: 
Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Age Group: 
ZOOB is an award-winning building set with a difference—the pieces move after you put them together. So you can play with your creations, instead of just looking at them. ZOOB is all about exploring, inventing, and discovering how you can build what you want to build!

In this session, Miss Deb will guide participants through making more advanced ZOOB creations with a free build at the end!

***PLEASE NOTE - For ages 6-12. This class is the second of three. You need to be registered for all three.***

Babies with Books

Date: 
Monday, October 26, 2015 - 10:05am to 10:35am
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.

Transition to Twos

Date: 
Monday, October 26, 2015 - 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.

Creative Kids - Hands-On Art History

Date: 
Monday, October 26, 2015 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm
Want to learn about a Famous Artist and make your own piece of Art?
Join us for a three session series where we explore a famous artist,
their style or work, and produce a masterpiece of your own.
Ages 8-14

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