Children's Summer Reading Events

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

Upcoming Summer Reading Events

Urbana’s Second Annual Eggcellent Egg Drop Contest

Date: 
Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
The Urbana Library invites you to join us for the Second Annual Eggcellent Egg Drop Contest. Submit your design and have it tested to see if you egg can ultimately survive a drop from the library rooftop! Stick around after the Drop to check out Urbana Library's brand new STEM Lab! Contest Guidelines and Entry Forms will be available for pick up at the Urbana Library starting June 1st.

Let it Rot! A Composting Workshop for Families

Date: 
Friday, June 19, 2015 - 1:00pm to 1:45pm
Did you know that banana peels can make your roses more beautiful? It’s not a magic trick, it’s compost! Join Annmarie Creamer from the Frederick County Department of Solid Waste Management for a fun family program that looks at the wonders of composting at home. For ages 5 & up with an adult, registration required.

Superhero Shield

Date: 
Saturday, June 20, 2015 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Age Group: 
We recognize the Flash by the lightning bolt on his chest and Superman by his "S" superhero symbol. What symbol will identify your superhero? Design your own superhero symbol and then use LEGO® mosaic bricks to transfer your design into a masterpiece! Ages 7-12. Registration required.

Superhero Build Challenge

Date: 
Saturday, June 20, 2015 - 11:30am to 12:15pm
Age Group: 
Calling all LEGO® fans! Batman needs your help to build a model of Gotham City and he has one special request: we need to engineer and build a new Superhero Watch Tower to put in the center of the city. Take the Superhero Tower Challenge and see if your skyscraper measures up! Ages 5-8. Registration required.

Superhero Shield

Date: 
Saturday, June 20, 2015 - 1:00pm to 1:45pm
Age Group: 
We recognize the Flash by the lightning bolt on his chest and Superman by his "S" superhero symbol. What symbol will identify your superhero? Design your own superhero symbol and then use LEGO® mosaic bricks to transfer your design into a masterpiece! Ages 7-12. Registration required.

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