Children's Programs

FCPL Closed for Easter Sunday - 4/20
Library Egg Hunts
Rose Hill Manor & Children's Museum Programs:Frederick History with Your Doll & Beatrix Potter

Upcoming Events for Children's Programs

Storyland: A Sensory Storytime for Little Ones

Date: 
Friday, July 11, 2014 - 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, July 11, 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.

Transition to Twos

Date: 
Friday, July 11, 2014 - 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.

Here Comes Catoctin Zoo!

Date: 
Friday, July 11, 2014 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
The zoo is coming to your library! Join the animal experts from the Catoctin Zoo as they share their knowledge and their live animals with you. You’ll find out what like is like behind the scenes of a zoo. You don't want to miss it.

Here Comes Catoctin Zoo!

Date: 
Friday, July 11, 2014 - 3:00pm to 3:45pm
The zoo is coming to your library! Join the animal experts from the Catoctin Zoo as they share their knowledge and their live animals with you. You’ll find out what like is like behind the scenes of a zoo. You don't want to miss it.

Futuremakers: Drawing Machines

Date: 
Saturday, July 12, 2014 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Create miniature electromechanical creatures that draw
fantastic patterns or wiggle all over! For children & teens in grades 3-7. After making your special creations enjoy a special treat from Rita's Italian Ice @ 12:00 pm!

Civil War Life - 150th Anniversary of Ransom of Middletown

Date: 
Saturday, July 12, 2014 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Event Type: 
Age Group: 
What was a child's life like during the Civil War? What did a Civil War infantry soldier wear and carry into war? Learn how the common soldier was equipped, what personal belongings he carried and what types of food he ate. What kinds of games did children play and what was fun for kids at that time? Join Donna Croft and Ralph Powell in Middletown at the Lamar House as Middletown commemorates the 150th anniversary of Jubal Early’s Ransom of Middletown. (Ages 6 and up)

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

Date: 
Sunday, July 13, 2014 - 1:45pm to 4:45pm
The Poketown Gym, Frederick County's official Pokemon League, provides a place for you to get together with other fans of Pokemon to have some fun. Using your own cards, you can play, trade, and earn cool prizes, all for free!

Even if you are just a beginner, at league you can learn all the rules of the game. Don’t have any Pokemon cards? No worries, we'll have some starter decks on hand to get you going! Joining a league is the best way to hone your skills to compete in bigger Pokemon tournaments where players win great prizes like cards, medals, and even scholarships!

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