Children's Programs

Summer of Wonder - Summer Reading 2015
Introducing Launchpads: Rugged tablets pre-loaded with high-quality, ad-free learning apps
Game On! Check out great videogames @ FCPL
On the go this summer? Take the Library with you! ebooks&Audiobooks, eBooks for kids, Magazines, Movies and Music
Every Hero Needs a Sidekick - FCPL Sidekick Programs

Upcoming Events for Children's Programs

Family Night: R.E.A.D.® with Wags for Hope

Date: 
Tuesday, September 22, 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, September 22, 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, September 22, 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!

Transition to Twos

Date: 
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 - 10:05am to 10:35am
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.

Preschool Storytime

Date: 
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 - 10:05am to 10:35am
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.

Preschool Storytime

Date: 
Wednesday, September 23, 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.

Preschool Storytime

Date: 
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 - 11:15am to 11:45am
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.

Slim Harrison and the Sunnyland Band

Date: 
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
As part of FCPL’s One Maryland, One Book celebration, Slim Harrison-Sunnyland Music will share the roots of American Folk music with children in an interactive, participatory jugband experience. Slim will share how different era’s and cultures have contributed to the music styles we now enjoy.

Movie: Open Wide: Tooth School Inside

Date: 
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Event Type: 
There's a lot to learn for the thirty-two new students at Dr. Flossman's Tooth School. Join us for this fun story and four other adventure stories like How Do Dinosaurs Get Well Soon? and Doctor De Soto. Perfect for ages 3-9. Bring a blanket and a friend.

STEM Lab: Open Hour Drop-In Play

Date: 
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Stop by the Urbana Library Small Conference Room from 4-5pm on most Wednesdays to create and explore in the STEM Lab. Those younger than 8 must be accompanied by an adult. *Ages preschool-18* Each month, we will highlight materials and instruments around a theme. September - Structures October - Electricity November - Technology

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