Children's Programs

A picture of a turtle in grass titled Come Out of Your Shell - Spring is Here!
Junior Gardener Program: Spring Fling
Frederick Reads 2015: Ann Patchett

Upcoming Events for Children's Programs

Preschool Storytime

Date: 
Wednesday, April 1, 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.

Homeschool Literature Group - Classic

Date: 
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Elementary school students join us for a World Literature discussion series of classic and award winning books. Read, Discuss and Explore! Contact WA branch for more information and to enroll. All books will be available free through the library. Grades 2-4.

Symphony Storytime with Frederick Symphony Orchestra

Date: 
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 - 3:00pm to 3:30pm
Children and their parents experience a live musical collaboration between the library reader and a Frederick Symphony Orchestra musician during this 30 minute storytime! The musician will play short selections, talk a little about their instrument, answer questions, and, after the stories are read aloud, audience members can take a closer peek at the instrument! This program is best appreciated by children ages 2-6 and their caregivers, but is open to all ages.

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

Date: 
Wednesday, April 1, 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!

Frederick County History with American Girl Dolls

Date: 
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 - 4:00pm to 4:30pm
Age Group: 
Bring your favorite doll and discover the role women played in history. We’ll meet one of the dolls from Rose Hill’s collection, learn about a major historical events and it’s impact on women and participate in a craft time. Registration Required. Ages 6-11

MinecraftEDU Meetup

Date: 
Wednesday, April 1, 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.

Pop-Up Lab - Hands-on Science for Kids!

Date: 
Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Urbana Library presents the Pop-Up Lab! When school is closed, the library is open! Join us from 10:00am until 5:00pm. Each Pop-Up Lab will feature a new, self-guided activity for kids to enjoy on their day off. No registration required. Jan. 26 - Ink Pen Chromatography; Feb. 13 - Vintage Tech Lab; Feb. 16 - Cup Architecture; April 2 - Friendship Bracelets; April 3 - Tangram Art

Preschool Storytime

Date: 
Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 10:15am to 10:45am
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.

Babies with Books

Date: 
Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 10:15am to 10:45am
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.

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