Children's Programs

Keyote and the Keys Visit the Library
Library Magic
Think With Bink! (Bright, Ideas, Need, Knowledge)
Discovery on the Deck: The Science of Sharks
NASA LADEE MISSION Three Part Series about the Ladee Lunar Mission Features a Moon Rock Display at Aug 4th Session
Hula Hoop Fun with Soolah Hoops

Upcoming Events for Children's Programs

Teddy Bears in the Park

Date: 
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 1:10pm to 1:40pm
Bring your Teddy Bear and your lunch for a fun story time in the park. Or you can ride the Walkersville Southern Railroad Goldilocks train to the park and join us there. Check out wsrr.org/2013/schedule for train ticket prices and departure information.

Petite Playgroup at the Library!

Date: 
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 1:30pm to 2:45pm
Enjoy an hour of independent play during which you and your child can socialize with other parents, caregivers and children! Each playgroup will start with 15 minutes of stories, rhymes and songs led by your friendly children's librarian. The library will provide the space and a variety of educational toys to explore and share! For ages 0-3.

2 o'clock STEM Wednesdays

Date: 
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 2:00pm to 2:30pm
Join us Wednesdays for this nine-week series to see fun, fast, and amazing STEMonstrations. Get ready: there may be an opportunity for hands-on experimentation!
On June 25 (Egg Drop Challenge), July 23 (Bottle Rocket Challenge), and August 20 (Slingshot Challenge), we will have special STEMsational Challenges. Contact the library for more information and to register for these three events.

Babies with Books

Date: 
Thursday, August 21, 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.

Storyland: A Sensory Storytime for Little Ones

Date: 
Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Join us for a special storytime and playgroup 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.

Babies With Books: Birth to Twenty-Four Months

Date: 
Thursday, August 21, 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.

Starlight Family Storytime

Date: 
Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 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.

Transition to Twos

Date: 
Friday, August 22, 2014 - 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.

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