Children's Programs

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Upcoming Events for Children's Programs

Babies With Books: Birth to Twelve Months

Date: 
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 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 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.

Babies with Books

Date: 
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 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.

Babies With Books: Birth to Twenty-Four Months

Date: 
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 11:00am to 11:30am
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.

Babies with Books

Date: 
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 11:00am to 11:25am
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. Storytime for babies 0-24 months.

Hero Stories: Meet a Park Naturalist & Animals

Date: 
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Event Type: 
Get up close and personal animals from Catoctin Creek and learn about being a Park Naturalist. Every Hero has a Story, and your local Park Naturalist has plenty to share about plants and animals at Catoctin Creek.

Babies With Books: Birth to Twenty-Four Months

Date: 
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 11:45am to 12:15pm
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.

Parachute Play in the Park!

Date: 
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 1:30pm to 2:15pm
Afternoon fun for our preschool friends. Weather permitting - we will meet at Thurmont Town Park for Parachute Play in the great outdoors. Bring a picnic lunch and then join us for high energy fun at 1:30 pm. In the case of bad weather - we will meet at the Thurmont Library.

Maryland State Parks Junior Rangers

Date: 
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Park Rangers from Cunningham Falls State park bring this special program out of the park and into the library! Take the first steps toward earning your Maryland State Parks Junior Rangers badge by attending Junior Ranger sessions at the library. After completing all 3 sessions, attend 2 more programs at the park to earn your badge. Can’t make it to the library sessions? Cunningham Falls offers sessions all summer long for kids to earn their badge (park entrance fee required).

Starlight Family Storytime

Date: 
Tuesday, May 19, 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!

Science at Sundown

Date: 
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm
Age Group: 
Story Based Science ... can meatballs really rain from the sky? Can colors drip? Join teachers from local elementary schools as guest readers then stay to problem solve the science inside the books. Bring your imaginations and creativity. Check Walkersville Branch for the schedule of guest readers.

Starlight Family Storytime

Date: 
Tuesday, May 19, 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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