Babies With Books: Birth to Twenty-Four Months

Date: 
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 11:45am to 12:15pm
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.

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

Date: 
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 4:00pm to 4:30pm
A visiting scientist from the Fort Detrick Alliance will teach us all about STEM each month!

August Theme: Backyard Bugs
Have you ever wondered about the bugs that you often see in your backyard, at the playground, or in the park? Do you know which ones are potentially harmful? Which are harmless? Which bugs are beneficial to the environment? How about which bugs might be harmful to the environment? Learn the answers to these questions and more in this informative presentation on backyard bugs.

Science Under the Stars

Date: 
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm
Fizz Boom Science Experiments - every week a different experiment - this is a very hands on program, so come prepared to get messy, get dirty, get creative! We'll build, take apart, examine, play and discover. Ages 6-11, please register weekly to assure for adequate supplies.

Starlight Family Storytime

Date: 
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm
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, activities, and Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) elements. Almost bedtime? Feel free to wear your pajamas!

Friends of the Library Meeting

Date: 
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Age Group: 
A small time committment - big payoff when you join others from the community to be part of the Friends of the Thurmont Regional Library. Friends meet every other month. Support your library through planning, volunteering, fundraising and support of the annual fall book sale.

For more information, visit http://www.fcpl.org/information/branches/thurmont/friends.php

Wacky Wednesdays at C. Burr Artz!

Date: 
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 12:00am
Age Group: 
Join us again this summer as we get a little bit wacky on Wednesdays! Each Wednesday we will be dressing up for some wacky theme and invite everyone to do the same.

The weekly themes are:

June 4: Tie-Dye Day
June 11: Mismatched Clothes Day
June 18: Dress Like a Librarian Day
June 25: Mad Scientist Day

July 2: Red, White and Blue Day
July 9: Prince, Princess and Knight Day
July 16: Favorite T-Shirt Day
July 23: Sports Day
July 30: Favorite Storybook Character Day

August6: Superhero Day

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