Children's Programs

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Upcoming Events for Children's Programs

Babies With Books: Birth to Twenty-Four Months

Date: 
Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 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.

Starlight Family Storytime

Date: 
Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 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.

Baby and Toddler Yoga with Miss Lanie

Date: 
Friday, October 17, 2014 - 10:15am to 10:45am
Event Type: 
Explore yoga with your little one through play, stories, and songs. Please wear comfortable clothes to join in the fun.
Ages 12 months (and walking) to 36 months.
Registration opens two weeks before the event.

Friday Morning Movie-Teacher from the Black Lagoon & more slightly scary stories

Date: 
Friday, October 17, 2014 - 10:15am to 11:15am
Join us for movies on the library's big screen. Bring a pillow or blanket and get comfortable!

October 17: The Teacher from the Black Lagoon ... and more slightly scary stories (60 minutes)
October 31: Thomas' Halloween Adventures (60 minutes)

Transition to Twos

Date: 
Friday, October 17, 2014 - 10:30am to 11:00am
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.

Transition to Twos

Date: 
Friday, October 17, 2014 - 11:15am to 11:45am
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.

Read to a New Dog Friend - Wags for Hope

Date: 
Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Improve your reading skills and make a new friend by reading aloud to a therapy pet! 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 or cat. But not just any dog or cat. R.E.A.D. pets 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. This program is held every 4 weeks. Sept 21, Oct 19, Nov 16.

Allergy Alert! The dogs and cats are live animals.

Poketown Gym! – A Pokemon Trading Card League for all ages!

Date: 
Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 1:45pm to 4:45pm
The Poketown Gym, Frederick County's official Pokemon League, provides a place for you to get together with other fans of Pokemon to have some fun. Using your own cards, you can play, trade, and earn cool prizes, all for free!

Even if you are just a beginner, at league you can learn all the rules of the game. Don’t have any Pokemon cards? No worries, we'll have some starter decks on hand to get you going! Joining a league is the best way to hone your skills to compete in bigger Pokemon tournaments where players win great prizes like cards, medals, and even scholarships!

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