STEM Curiosity Academy

Date: 
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
Children entering Kindergarten in fall 2015 are invited to apply for the library’s very own STEM Curiosity Academy! Race balloons, learn about circuits, build structures, make “flubber,” and much more in this exciting 10-day series. Registration required. Applications will be accepted from this page beginning November 1 and do not guarantee acceptance to the program. You must be able to attend all 10 sessions to participate.

Homeschool Literature Group - Classic

Date: 
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Elementary school students join us for a World Literature discussion series of classic and award winning books. Read, Discuss and Explore! Contact WA branch for more information and to enroll. All books will be available free through the library. Grades 2-4.

MinecraftEDU Meetup

Date: 
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Explore the world of MinecraftEDU during our bi-weekly Minecraft program. Bring Your Own Device for drop-in free play. *The library will provide several laptops for participants to use. Please feel free to bring your own device that you already play Minecraft on! Ages 6-12.

Books4Boys

Date: 
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Age Group: 
A boys-only book club for 3rd-5th graders, we will explore "Wonder" this spring through reading, exploring and hands-on activities. March - the group will begin reading Wonder by R.J. Palacio; April's title is Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick; and May will be our WonderWall of summer reads. Must register online then call Miss Deb at 301-371-7560 to join this group.

Think with BINK: A Fort Detrick Alliance STEM Program for Kids (Grades 1-5)

Date: 
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 4:30pm to 5:00pm
Age Group: 
A visiting scientist from the Fort Detrick Alliance will teach us all about STEM!

March theme: Math Is Popping Up
Explore some very interesting 3D objects called Platonic solids, and then build some yourself! Learn about their structure, mathematical properties, and where they occur in nature. Finally, find out whether soap bubbles are always round.

For students in grade 1-5. Registration required.

FURL Book Club (adult)

Date: 
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 6:45pm to 7:45pm
Age Group: 
Sponsored by the Friends of the Urbana Regional Library (FURL) and open to all folks in the community who are interested in discussing books. Email Wanda Anastasi for more information at wanastasti@verizon.net or call the information desk at 301-600-7004.

Meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month on March 18, April 15, May 20, June 17, July 15, and August 19 at 6:45 pm.

Babies with Books

Date: 
Thursday, March 19, 2015 - 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.

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