Children's Programs

A picture of a turtle in grass titled Come Out of Your Shell - Spring is Here!
Junior Gardener Program: Spring Fling
Frederick Reads 2015: Ann Patchett

Upcoming Events for Children's Programs

Maryland State Parks Junior Rangers for 6 to 10 year olds

Date: 
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Park Rangers from Cunningham Falls State park bring this special program out of the park and into the library! Learn firsthand about what it takes to be a Junior Ranger and how to earn your patch by attending library and park programs. Your first step begins here! Participants in this session will receive priority registration for sessions 2, 3, and 4 at either C. Burr Artz Library or Thurmont Library. Can’t make it to the library sessions?

Starlight Family Storytime

Date: 
Tuesday, May 19, 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, May 19, 2015 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm
Age Group: 
Story Based Science ... can meatballs really rain from the sky? Can colors drip? 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.

Starlight Family Storytime

Date: 
Tuesday, May 19, 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!

Preschool Storytime

Date: 
Wednesday, May 20, 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.

Symphony Storytime with Frederick Symphony Orchestra!

Date: 
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Children and their parents experience a live musical collaboration between the library reader and a Frederick Symphony Orchestra musician during this 30 minute storytime! The musician will play short selections, talk a little about their instrument, answer questions, and, after the stories are read aloud, audience members can take a closer peek at the instrument! This program is best appreciated by children ages 2-6 and their caregivers, but is open to all ages.

Little House Adventures for ages 3-5

Date: 
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Join us for an afternoon adventure with Laura and Alonzo from The Little House books. Enjoy learning about pioneer life and participate in hands-on activities related to these classic stories.

LEGO® Movie Maker Studio: Make Your Own Stop-Motion LEGO® Movies!

Date: 
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Have you ever wanted to make your own movie? B.Y.O.D (Bring Your Own Device) to our LEGO® Movie Maker Studio and create amazing films using our huge collection of LEGO® minifigs, bricks, and more! Using the FREE LEGO® Movie Maker app (compatible with iOS 5.0 or later on the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch), or PicPac (compatible with Android), we'll bring everyday objects to life on the big screen!

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