Children's Programs

Summer of Wonder - Summer Reading 2015
Symphony Storytime with Frederick Symphony Orchestra!
Park Programs
FCPL will be closed on May 24th and 25th for Memorial Day

Upcoming Events for Children's Programs

Furry Tales with Pet Vet Dr. Little of the Village Vet of Urbana

Date: 
Thursday, June 11, 2015 - 11:15am to 11:45am
Storytime has gone to the dogs! Kids will learn what veterinarians do, listen to a tail-wagging story, see some of the instruments doctors use on animals and even enjoy a visit from a special furry friend! For all ages. No registration required. *Allergy Alert! Live animals will appear at this program.*

Babies With Books: Birth to Twenty-Four Months

Date: 
Thursday, June 11, 2015 - 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.

Starlight Family Storytime

Date: 
Thursday, June 11, 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.

Storyland: A Sensory Storytime for Little Ones

Date: 
Friday, June 12, 2015 - 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, June 12, 2015 - 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.

Transition to Twos

Date: 
Friday, June 12, 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.

Very Hungry Caterpillars at the Library

Date: 
Saturday, June 13, 2015 - 10:00am to 10:40am
Caterpillars are here eating their way though delicious goodies. When will they form their chrysalises and when will they emerge into beautiful Painted Ladies - story and craft and observation of our live Vanessa cardui L.

Lightsaber and Knight Academy Demo with Red Lotus Martial Arts Center

Date: 
Saturday, June 13, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Would you like to find your inner hero? Come out to the Edward F. Fry Memorial Library and let Red Lotus Martial Arts Center help you learn! Learn about basic sword fencing instruction which builds confidence, hand eye coordination, and basic self defense. We will also talk about building your own lightsaber and ways to wield like a true Jedi Knight.

Once Upon a Thyme Storytime at the Urbana Library Farmer’s Market

Date: 
Sunday, June 14, 2015 - 12:30pm to 1:00pm
Fresh, handpicked stories and songs will be shared under the open sky in our beautiful rose garden adjacent to the Urbana Library Farmer’s Market. Grab a bite at the market and then settle in for some wholesome storytime fun for the entire family!

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