Children's Programs

FCPL Closed 12/24 & 12/25
New STEM Lab Open Hours Thurs 11am-Noon & 3:30-5pm EST Saturdays: 2-3pm EST
STEM Curiosity Academy
Frosty Fun!

Upcoming Events for Children's Programs

Babies With Books: Birth to Twenty-Four Months

Date: 
Tuesday, February 17, 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.

Preschool Storytime

Date: 
Tuesday, February 17, 2015 - 1:30pm to 2:00pm
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 Power: Celebrate Presidents' Day

Date: 
Tuesday, February 17, 2015 - 1:30pm to 2:15pm
Event Type: 
Afternoon fun for our preschool friends. Join us for a special visit from 2 of our favorite Presidents. Learn facts and ask questions then look the part by making a tricorn and stove pipe hat. Don't forget the camera!

Starlight Family Storytime

Date: 
Tuesday, February 17, 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!

Starlight Family Storytime

Date: 
Tuesday, February 17, 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, February 17, 2015 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm
Age Group: 
Story Based Science ... can you build a better house than the Three Little Pigs? Rescue Rapunzel from her tower? 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.

Preschool Storytime

Date: 
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - 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.

Transition to Twos

Date: 
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - 11:00am to 11:30am
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.

Homeschool Literature Group - Classic

Date: 
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Elementary school students join us for a World Literature discussion series of classic and award winning books. Read, Discuss and Explore! Contact WA branch for more information and to enroll. All books will be available free through the library. Grades 2-4.

Science and the Arts: M.C. Escher

Date: 
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm
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Age Group: 
Learn how science influenced this incredible artist and his time period. You'll even get to explore your own unique take on this style of painting too. Please wear old clothing and be prepared to get messy! Ages 6-10. Registration required.

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