Children's Programs

Summer of Wonder - Summer Reading 2015
Symphony Storytime with Frederick Symphony Orchestra!
Park Programs
FCPL will be closed on May 24th and 25th for Memorial Day

Upcoming Events for Children's Programs

Babies With Books: Birth to Twenty-Four Months

Date: 
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 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.

Maryland State Parks Junior Rangers for 6 to 10 year olds

Date: 
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Park Rangers from Cunningham Falls State park bring this special program out of the park and into the library! Learn firsthand about what it takes to be a Junior Ranger and how to earn your patch by attending library and park programs. Your first step begins here! Participants in this session will receive priority registration for sessions 2, 3, and 4 at either C. Burr Artz Library or Thurmont Library. Can’t make it to the library sessions?

R.E.A.D.® with Wags for Hope

Date: 
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 6:00pm 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.*

Starlight Family Storytime

Date: 
Tuesday, May 26, 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!

Starlight Family Storytime

Date: 
Tuesday, May 26, 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!

Preschool Storytime

Date: 
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Early literacy begins with you! Help your preschooler develop the five early literacy practices that every child needs to succeed. Nurture a love of reading through books, music, activities, and Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) elements.

GirlPower Book Club

Date: 
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Age Group: 
Explore wondrous characters, and participate in discussions, crafts and activities related to what we read. Stop by the Middletown Library to pick up your copy of this month’s selection. This is a book club for grades 3-5 meeting on the fourth Wednesday of each month.

LEGO® Movie Maker Studio: Make Your Own Stop-Motion LEGO® Movies!

Date: 
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Have you ever wanted to make your own movie? B.Y.O.D (Bring Your Own Device) to our LEGO® Movie Maker Studio and create amazing films using our huge collection of LEGO® minifigs, bricks, and more! Using the FREE LEGO® Movie Maker app (compatible with iOS 5.0 or later on the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch), or PicPac (compatible with Android), we'll bring everyday objects to life on the big screen!

MinecraftEDU Meetup

Date: 
Wednesday, May 27, 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.

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