Children's Programs

FCPL Closed for Easter Sunday - 4/5
Movie tickets surrounded by spilled popcorn entitled "No Ticket Needed: Movies at FCPL"
First Friday Fun Fest at Westview Promenade
STEM Programming at FCPL (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math)

Upcoming Events for Children's Programs

Transition to Twos

Date: 
Friday, June 26, 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.

Sciencetellers: Dragons and Dreams

Date: 
Friday, June 26, 2015 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
In a faraway world with castles, kings, dragon keepers, ice sorceresses and a powerful item known as the Horn of Hire, two villagers must take a daring journey to release the dragons and save the entire kingdom.

Photography Basics for Kids

Date: 
Saturday, June 27, 2015 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Age Group: 
Grab your camera and your parents and come learn how to take great pictures! The Frederick Camera Clique is holding a free class on camera basics and composition. Come shoot with us along Carroll Creek. All camera types welcome, except cell phone cameras. If you have a digital camera, the Clique will print 2 copies of your best picture. You will get to take one copy home with you and the other copy will hang in the library for all to see for a month! All students must supply their own camera and be escorted by an adult. For ages 8-12. Maximum attendance is 20 kids.

R.E.A.D. ® with Wags for Hope

Date: 
Saturday, June 27, 2015 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
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.*


WAGS for Hope comes to the Thurmont Library on the 4th Saturday of every month at 11am.

R.E.A.D. ® with Wags for Hope

Date: 
Sunday, June 28, 2015 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
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.*

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

Date: 
Sunday, June 28, 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!

Babies with Books

Date: 
Monday, June 29, 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.

Soolah Hoops

Date: 
Monday, June 29, 2015 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Come join Soolah as she shares the joys of hula hooping. Kids will be entertained with a demonstration of hula hooping tricks with different kinds of hula hoops. Soolah will share her hoops, teaching kids how to hoop, how to do some tricks and play some games! Hoops will be provided. Please be sure your child is in comfortable clothing and has a water bottle to stay hydrated. Best for ages K-8

Babies with Books

Date: 
Monday, June 29, 2015 - 11:15am to 11:45am
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.

Monday Playgroup at the Library! (ages 0-3)

Date: 
Monday, June 29, 2015 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Enjoy an hour and a half of independent play during which you and your child can socialize with other parents, caregivers and children! The library will provide the space and a variety of educational toys to explore and share! For ages 0-3.

Starlight Family Storytime

Date: 
Monday, June 29, 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!

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