Children's Programs

Summer of Wonder - Summer Reading 2015
Every Hero Needs a Sidekick - FCPL Sidekick Programs
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Upcoming Events for Children's Programs

Transition to Twos

Date: 
Friday, August 14, 2015 - 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.

STEM Curiosity Academy

Date: 
Friday, August 14, 2015 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
Children entering Kindergarten in fall 2015 are invited to apply for the library’s very own STEM Curiosity Academy! Race balloons, learn about circuits, build structures, make “flubber,” and much more in this exciting 10-day series. Registration required. Applications will be accepted from this page beginning November 1 and do not guarantee acceptance to the program. You must be able to attend all 10 sessions to participate.

Once Upon a Thyme Storytime at the Urbana Library Farmer’s Market

Date: 
Sunday, August 16, 2015 - 12:30pm to 1:00pm
Fresh, handpicked stories and songs will be shared under the open sky in our beautiful rose garden adjacent to the Urbana Library Farmer’s Market. Grab a bite at the market and then settle in for some wholesome storytime fun for the entire family!

Read to a New Dog Friend - PAWS to Read

Date: 
Sunday, August 16, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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Improve your reading skills and make a new friend by reading aloud to a therapy dog! The PAWS to Read program improves children's reading and communication skills by employing a powerful method: reading to a dog. But not just any dog. PAWS to Read 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.*

Babies with Books

Date: 
Monday, August 17, 2015 - 10:05am to 10:35am
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.

Babies with Books

Date: 
Monday, August 17, 2015 - 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.

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