Children's Programs

Junior Gardner - Holiday Centerpiece
Lunch and a Holiday Movie: Kung Fu Panda Holiday
New STEM Lab Open Hours Thurs 11am-Noon & 3:30-5pm EST Saturdays: 2-3pm EST
FCPL closes at 5pm November 26th &  Will be closed November 27th for Thanksgiving

Upcoming Events for Teen Programs

Gingerbread House Contest

Date: 
Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 12:00am
The holidays are a time to do things that celebrate and create traditions. We all have cherished memories of creating something beautiful to mark this special time of year. We think decorating a gingerbread house is a perfect way to craft new memories, and we’re hoping you’ll join us in celebrating the sweet traditions and beauty of the holiday season by entering our gingerbread house decorating contest!

To enter, pick up a rules/entry form with recipes at the Urbana Regional Library Children's Desk. The gingerbread houses will be judged by friendly library staff.

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.

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. Grades 3-6

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