Children's Programs

STEM Programming at FCPL (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math)
Summer of Wonder - Summer Reading 2015
Symphony Storytime with Frederick Symphony Orchestra!

Upcoming Events for Children's Programs

Starlight Family Storytime

Date: 
Thursday, June 18, 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: 
Friday, June 19, 2015 - 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.

My First Book Club

Date: 
Friday, June 19, 2015 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Join us every month as we read and explore our favorite picture books through crafts, songs, and activities! You are welcome to read the selection to your child before our book club meets, but it is not required. Ages 3-5.

Transition to Twos

Date: 
Friday, June 19, 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.

Friday Movies: Ice Age

Date: 
Friday, June 19, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Event Type: 
Bring a blanket and your laughter! A saber tooth tiger, a sloth, and a wooly mammoth find a lost human infant during the time of the Ice Ages, in trying to return him to his family, get into nothing but trouble! Rated PG. Children under eight must be accompanied by parents or guardians.

Superhero Shield

Date: 
Saturday, June 20, 2015 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Age Group: 
We recognize the Flash by the lightning bolt on his chest and Superman by his "S" superhero symbol. What symbol will identify your superhero? Design your own superhero symbol and then use LEGO® mosaic bricks to transfer your design into a masterpiece! Ages 7-12. Registration required.

Superhero Shield

Date: 
Saturday, June 20, 2015 - 1:00pm to 1:45pm
Age Group: 
We recognize the Flash by the lightning bolt on his chest and Superman by his "S" superhero symbol. What symbol will identify your superhero? Design your own superhero symbol and then use LEGO® mosaic bricks to transfer your design into a masterpiece! Ages 7-12. Registration required.

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

Date: 
Sunday, June 21, 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!

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

Date: 
Sunday, June 21, 2015 - 1:45pm to 4:45pm
The Poketown Gym, an official Pokemon League, provides a place for you to get together with other fans of Pokemon to have some fun. Use your own cards to make decks and play with others. You can also bring your Pokemon Video Games for exciting head-to-head battles. You can play, trade, and earn cool prizes like special promotional cards and booster packs, all for free!

Read to a New Dog Friend - PAWS to Read

Date: 
Sunday, June 21, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Event Type: 
Age Group: 
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, June 22, 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.

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