Children's Summer Reading Events

2015 Summer of Wonder - Every Hero Has a Story - Childrens Events

Upcoming Summer Reading Events

Learn to Play Magic The Gathering with Comics to Astonish!

Date: 
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Join the experts from Comics to Astonish in Mt Airy to learn to play Magic the Gathering. In this three-program series, participants can practice playing on July 1 and 22 (if you have cards, feel free to bring them but they're not required to participate). On July 29, everyone can enjoy a Magic the Gathering tournament (your own cards required). This is a program for middle and high school aged students.

Teddy Bear Picnic

Date: 
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 1:15pm to 2:00pm
Bring your Teddy Bear and a lunch to the park for a beary fun story time. Join us there or take the train to the park. This is a great event for toddlers. Visit the Walkersville Southern Railroad @ http://wsrr.org for train fares and departure times or meet us there.

Little Gym: Serious Fun

Date: 
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Little Gym of Frederick will guide your child through a movement based class, incorporating directive music, yoga poses, gymnastics stretches, and the use of small equipment such as rhythm sticks and hula hoops. Get ready to move! For ages 3-8. Registration required.

Battlefield Medicine: Trauma Care in the Civil War

Date: 
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Civil War soldiers suffered devastating casualties. Have you ever wondered who took care of them? This program explains and demonstrates medical practices of the time. Learn about Civil War ammunition and the types of wounds it cause. A costumed interpreter will also talk about casualties, how they were evacuated from their location and where they were treated. Also, learn about Dr. Jonathan Letterman and his revolutionary system of evacuation. Presented by the National Museum of Civil War Medicine, this is the final session in a three-part series. Best for ages 5+

Soolah Hoops

Date: 
Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Come join Soolah as she shares the joys of hula hooping. Kids will be entertained with a demonstration of hula hooping tricks with different kinds of hula hoops. Soolah will share her hoops, teaching kids how to hoop, how to do some tricks and play some games! Hoops will be provided. Please be sure your child is in comfortable clothing and has a water bottle to stay hydrated. Best for ages K-8

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