Children's Programs

FCPL Closed for Easter Sunday - 4/5
Movie tickets surrounded by spilled popcorn entitled "No Ticket Needed: Movies at FCPL"
First Friday Fun Fest at Westview Promenade
STEM Programming at FCPL (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math)

Upcoming Events for Children's Programs

Babies With Books: Birth to Twenty-Four Months

Date: 
Tuesday, May 12, 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.

Hero Stories: Meet a Park Naturalist and Animals

Date: 
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Get up close and personal animals from Catoctin Creek Park and Nature Center and learn about being a Park Naturalist. Every Hero has a Story, and your local Park Naturalist has plenty to share about plants and animals at Catoctin Creek Park and Nature Center. Registration required. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult as requested per Catoctin Creek Park and Nature Center.

Maryland State Parks Junior Rangers for 6 to 10 year olds

Date: 
Tuesday, May 12, 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?

Frederick History with American Girl Dolls (ages 6-11)

Date: 
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
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.

Maryland State Parks Park Pals for 3 to 5 year olds

Date: 
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Park Rangers from Cunningham Falls State Park bring this special program out of the park and into the library! Get excited about nature and the outdoors in these special sessions for children ages 3-5 with a caregiver. Register for one or all of the 4 sessions throughout the county and explore the world around you.

Walkersville: March 26 at 1:30pm

Starlight Family Storytime

Date: 
Tuesday, May 12, 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!

Science at Sundown

Date: 
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm
Age Group: 
Story Based Science ... can meatballs really rain from the sky? Can colors drip? Join teachers from local elementary schools as guest readers then stay to problem solve the science inside the books. Bring your imaginations and creativity. Check Walkersville Branch for the schedule of guest readers.

Starlight Family Storytime

Date: 
Tuesday, May 12, 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!

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