7th Annual Holly Jolly Event

Date: 
Saturday, December 6, 2014 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
Visit us for our 7th Annual Holly Jolly Seasonal Celebration! Part of 'Christmas In Thurmont", drop in for make & take crafts for all ages, holiday face painting and more including a special Storytime with Santa and Mrs. Claus at 1 p.m. We look forward to seeing you at this annual event for all ages. No registration needed.

READ to a New Dog Friend

Date: 
Saturday, December 6, 2014 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Improve your reading skills and make a new friend by reading aloud to a therapy dog! The Reading Education Assistance Dogs (R.E.A.D.) program improves children's reading and communication skills by employing a powerful method: reading to a dog. But not just any dog. R.E.A.D. dogs are registered therapy animals who volunteer with their owner/handlers as a team, going to schools, libraries and many other settings as reading companions for children. Allergy alert: the dogs are live animals.

Children's Holiday Tea

Date: 
Saturday, December 6, 2014 - 1:30pm
A special tradition in Emmitsburg! Kick off your holiday fun at the annual Children's Holiday Tea Party hosted by the Friends of the Emmitsburg Library. Dress up in your holiday finery to enjoy an afternoon of seasonal stories, songs, and treats. Children of all ages with an adult. Registration is required.

Gingerbread House Contest

Date: 
Sunday, December 7, 2014 - 12:00am
The holidays are a time to do things that celebrate and create traditions. We all have cherished memories of creating something beautiful to mark this special time of year. We think decorating a gingerbread house is a perfect way to craft new memories, and we’re hoping you’ll join us in celebrating the sweet traditions and beauty of the holiday season by entering our gingerbread house decorating contest!

To enter, pick up a rules/entry form with recipes at the Urbana Regional Library Children's Desk. The gingerbread houses will be judged by friendly library staff.

R.E.A.D. ® with Wags for Hope

Date: 
Sunday, December 7, 2014 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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.*

Gingerbread House Contest

Date: 
Monday, December 8, 2014 - 12:00am
The holidays are a time to do things that celebrate and create traditions. We all have cherished memories of creating something beautiful to mark this special time of year. We think decorating a gingerbread house is a perfect way to craft new memories, and we’re hoping you’ll join us in celebrating the sweet traditions and beauty of the holiday season by entering our gingerbread house decorating contest!

To enter, pick up a rules/entry form with recipes at the Urbana Regional Library Children's Desk. The gingerbread houses will be judged by friendly library staff.

Babies with Books

Date: 
Monday, December 8, 2014 - 10:30am to 11:00am
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.

Transition to Twos

Date: 
Monday, December 8, 2014 - 10:45am to 11:15am
Event Type: 
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.

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