STEM Curiosity Academy (for children entering Kindergarten Fall 2015)”

Date: 
Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Age Group: 
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.

Around the World

Date: 
Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Travel around the world with your library. In 6 weekly sessions, learn about cultures from around the world. Each meeting includes an activity and craft inspired by the culture of the week. This program is designed for homeschooled children, but is open to all children. Recommended for ages 6-12. Registration is required. Register for all 6 weeks of the series.

Babies With Books: Birth to Twenty-Four Months

Date: 
Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 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.

Crafting With Friends

Date: 
Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Event Type: 
Age Group: 
Join friends and neighbors on Thursday evenings in March and April at the Thurmont Regional Library to work on crafts you enjoy with other crafty people. Free meet-ups are 6:00 - 7:30 pm. No need to sign up - just drop in to the session of your choice and bring your own project and supplies. See schedule below. Work on your projects, share and trade ideas and supplies with other crafters and plan for future crafting events.

This adult crafting series is being arranged as a community service through the Friends of the Thurmont Regional Library.

Starlight Family Storytime

Date: 
Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 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.

Author event and book signing with Seamus McGraw

Date: 
Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:45pm
The award winning author of `The End of Country: Dispatches from the Frack Zone' will be discussing his latest book, `Betting the Farm on a Drought: Stories from the Front Lines of Climate Change' to be published on April 15 by University of Texas Press. The book is a lively and thought provoking overview of climate change from the perspectives of people who are dealing with it on the ground.

Transition to Twos

Date: 
Friday, April 24, 2015 - 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, April 24, 2015 - 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.

My First Book Club

Date: 
Friday, April 24, 2015 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Join us every month as we read and explore our favorite picture books through crafts, songs, and activities! You are welcome to read the selection to your child before our book club meets, but it is not required. Ages 3-5.

March 27: The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
April 24: Giraffes Can't Dance by Giles Andreae
May 22: Rex Wrecks It! by Benjamin Clanton

Transition to Twos

Date: 
Friday, April 24, 2015 - 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.

STEM Curiosity Academy (for children entering Kindergarten Fall 2015)”

Date: 
Friday, April 24, 2015 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Age Group: 
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.

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