Children's Programs

Krafty Kids Club
First Friday Fun Fest at Westview Promenade
Retro Technology Petting Zoo
Symphony Storytime with Frederick Symphony Orchestra!

Upcoming Events for Teen Programs

Preschool Storytime

Date: 
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 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.

Transition to Twos

Date: 
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 11:00am to 11:30am
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.

The Hour of Code

Date: 
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Join us for The Hour of Code, a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify code and show that anybody can learn the basics! The Hour of Code program, set during Computer Science Education Week, will teach basic coding with and without the use of technology. Ages 7-12, registration is required.

Preschool Storytime

Date: 
Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 10:15am to 10:45am
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.

Babies with Books

Date: 
Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 10:15am to 10:45am
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.

Preschool Storytime

Date: 
Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 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.

Babies With Books: Birth to Twenty-Four Months

Date: 
Thursday, December 11, 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.

Learn How to Talk to a Robot!

Date: 
Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 4:30pm to 5:25pm
Behind every computer, app or robot there is someone who wrote the programs that told the device or app what to do. Join us for an hour of very beginning computer programming concepts as part of the National Computer Science Week's "Hour of Code" event and team up with others to test your skills in the language of computers. This session will be off-line. No previous coding skills needed.

Learn How to Talk to a Robot!

Date: 
Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 6:30pm to 7:25pm
Behind every computer, app or robot there is someone who wrote the programs that told the device or app what to do. Join us for an hour of very beginning computer programming concepts as part of the National Computer Science Week's "Hour of Code" event and team up with others to test your skills in the language of computers. This session will be off-line. No previous coding skills needed.

Storyland: A Sensory Storytime for Little Ones

Date: 
Friday, December 12, 2014 - 10:15am to 10:45am
Join us for a special storytime in partnership with Frederick County Infants and Toddlers Program. Meet new friends and share books, music, activities, and more. Ages birth- 3 years with an adult.

Transition to Twos

Date: 
Friday, December 12, 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.

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