Babies With Books: Birth to Twenty-Four Months

Date: 
Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 2:30pm to 3:00pm
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.

Pizza Your Homework

Date: 
Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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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.

Storyland: A Sensory Storytime for Little Ones

Date: 
Friday, November 7, 2014 - 10:15am to 10:45am
Join us for a special storytime in partnership with Frederick County Infants and Toddlers Program. Meet new friends and share books, music, activities, and more. Ages birth - 36 months with an adult. Registration opens two weeks before the storytime event.

Transition to Twos

Date: 
Friday, November 7, 2014 - 10:30am to 11:00am
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.

Habla Espanol? A Special Storytime!

Date: 
Friday, November 7, 2014 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Take advantage of your child's natural language learning abilities: bring him or her to this special storytime in Spanish presented by Cynthia Fraga-Canadas from Mount St. Mary's University. Sing songs, listen to stories, and introduce your child to another language! Ages 2-5, with an adult.

Frederick County Infants & Toddlers Program Playgroup (ages birth-36 mos)

Date: 
Friday, November 7, 2014 - 10:45am to 11:45am
Join us for fun & play for little ones and their caregivers, co-sponsored by FCPL and the Frederick County Infants & Toddlers Program. This program is open to all children ages Birth-36 mos. as well as those enrolled in the Frederick County Infants & Toddlers Program.

Transition to Twos

Date: 
Friday, November 7, 2014 - 11:15am to 11:45am
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.

Art Zone: Drawing for Beginners

Date: 
Friday, November 7, 2014 - 4:00pm to 4:30pm
In this beginning drawing class, we will explore basic drawing tools and techniques. Learn about the elements of art including, line, value, texture, color, shape, and space. We will practice several quick and easy drawing exercises to release your inner creative genius. Each participant will create his or her own work of art to take home. All materials and tools will be provided. No previous drawing skills are required. Ages 9-12.

Registration Required.

Introduction to Computers - Part II

Date: 
Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Event Type: 
Age Group: 
Now that you know the basics, learn how to use some of the special applications found on personal computers. Participants must have attended Introduction to Computers - Part I. Registration is required.


NOTE: Registration is required for this class. Please call the Library at 301-600-1630, x3 to register.

Pokemon Card Tournament!

Date: 
Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 10:30am to 3:30pm
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Age Group: 
The Poketown Gym invites Pokemon Trading Card Game players to take part in the Greninja Season League Challenge!

Players will play in an age-separated, Swiss-rounds tournament (everyone plays the whole time!) using their own Standard Format 60-card decks. You should already know how to play using the official rules. Don't know how to play? Visit our League Play meetings, (held most Sundays from 1:45-4:45 PM in the Anthony M. Natelli Community Room), and we can teach you!

Teddy Bear Camp Out

Date: 
Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
In honor of National Teddy Bear Day, bring your teddy (or other stuffed animal)to the library for some fun activities, stories, and crafts. Afterwards, your teddy is invited to spend the weekend at the library. Pick up your teddy on Monday morning after 10am and see what fun your friend had at camp!

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