Children's Programs

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Summer of Wonder - Summer Reading 2015
On the go this summer? Take the Library with you! ebooks&Audiobooks, eBooks for kids, Magazines, Movies and Music

Upcoming Events for Children's Programs

Transition to Twos

Date: 
Wednesday, September 2, 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 2, 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.

My First Book Club

Date: 
Wednesday, September 2, 2015 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
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.

September 2: If You Give a Pig a Pancake by Laura Numeroff
October 7: Stuck by Oliver Jeffers
November 4: It's Pumpkin Time! by Zoe Hall

Preschool Storytime

Date: 
Thursday, September 3, 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: 
Thursday, September 3, 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.

TinkerTime - Junk Drawer STEAM

Date: 
Thursday, September 3, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Age Group: 
Tinker with what is in the library's junk drawer - duct tape, washi tape, discarded craft supplies, cast-aside electronics and more! Spend the afternoon making and thinking about how science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics are woven together. Ages 6-12 are welcome.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

R.E.A.D. ® with Wags for Hope

Date: 
Thursday, September 3, 2015 - 6:30pm 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.*

First Friday Fun Fest at Westview Promenade

Date: 
Friday, September 4, 2015 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Westview Promenade, Buckeystown Pike at Crestwood Blvd.

Frederick County Public Libraries teams up with Westview Promenade for Free, Fantastic Fun every First Friday. Just drop by for a variety of story time, music, games, and crafts. Each month features a special theme and unique activities. Best for ages 2-6 with an adult.

Held in the former Coldwater Creek storefront near MOM's Market. Visit the Westview Promenade Facebook Page for any location changes the morning of the event.

Babies With Books

Date: 
Tuesday, September 8, 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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