Babies With Books: Birth to Twenty-Four Months

Thursday, October 1, 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.

TinkerTime - Intro to ZOOB!

Thursday, October 1, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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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 give a hands-on demonstration on the parts, how to use ZOOB to build beginning-level models and more!

***PLEASE NOTE - For ages 6-12. This class is the first of three. By registering for this class you will be registered for all three.


"The 1922 US Marine March Through Frederick" by Jim Rada

Thursday, October 1, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
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Local author, Jim Rada will be discussing his newest book _The Last to Fall: The 1922 March, Battles, & Deaths of U.S. Marines at Gettysburg_. In 1922, more than a quarter of the U.S. Marine Corps came through Frederick County on their way to Gettysburg. Along the way, the Marines were greeted by crowds and they camped at both the Frederick Fairgrounds and Hooker Lewis' farm in Thurmont going to and returning from Gettysburg. In Gettysburg, they conducted battle re-enactments both historically and with modern military equipment.

R.E.A.D. ® with Wags for Hope

Thursday, October 1, 2015 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm
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.*

First Friday Fun Fest at Westview Promenade

Friday, October 2, 2015 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Westview Promenade, Buckeystown Pike at Crestwood Blvd.

Frederick County Public Libraries teams up with Westview Promenade for Free, Fantastic Fun every First Friday. Just drop by for a variety of stories, music, games, and crafts. Each month features a special theme and unique activities. Best for ages 2-6 with an adult.

Held in the former Coldwater Creek storefront near MOM's Market. Visit the Westview Promenade Facebook Page for any location changes the morning of the event.

Storyland: A Sensory Storytime for Little Ones

Friday, October 2, 2015 - 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.


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