Children's Programs

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Summer of Wonder - Summer Reading 2015
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Upcoming Events for Children's Programs

First Friday Fun Fest at Westview Promenade

Date: 
Friday, August 7, 2015 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Westview Promenade, Buckeystown Pike at Crestwood Blvd.

Frederick County Public Libraries teams up with Westview Promenade for Free, Fantastic Fun every First Friday. Just drop by for a variety of story time, music, games, and crafts. Each month features a special theme and unique activities. Best for ages 2-6 with an adult.

Held in the former Coldwater Creek storefront near MOM's Market. Visit the Westview Promenade Facebook Page for any location changes the morning of the event.

Storyland: A Sensory Storytime for Little Ones

Date: 
Friday, August 7, 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 - 36 months with an adult. Registration opens two weeks before the storytime event.

Transition to Twos

Date: 
Friday, August 7, 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, August 7, 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.

STEM Curiosity Academy

Date: 
Friday, August 7, 2015 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
Children entering Kindergarten in fall 2015 are invited to apply for the library’s very own STEM Curiosity Academy! Race balloons, learn about circuits, build structures, make “flubber,” and much more in this exciting 10-day series. Registration required. Applications will be accepted from this page beginning November 1 and do not guarantee acceptance to the program. You must be able to attend all 10 sessions to participate.

Art Zone: Heroes in Art

Date: 
Friday, August 7, 2015 - 4:00pm to 4:30pm
Every artist has a story. In this class we will explore several artists’ stories and discover how they have become important heroes in their communities. Participants will then create their own piece of art inspired from these artists. All tools and materials will be provided. No previous drawing experience is necessary.

Super Saturday: Junior Gardener Program

Date: 
Saturday, August 8, 2015 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Join the Silver Fancy Garden Club to create a beautiful take-home arrangement featuring a star of the summer garden...the dahlia. Learn about heroes of the garden and how to attract them to your backyard.

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

Date: 
Sunday, August 9, 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!

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