Teen Programs

Music on the Terrace: September 19 - Project Natale
Pizza Your Homework
Acting Out!
A giant anime robot against the sky Anime & Manga Clubs at FCPL
Teen Bookclubs @ FCPL

Upcoming Events for Teen Programs

Preschool Storytime

Date: 
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 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, September 24, 2014 - 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, September 24, 2014 - 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.

Petite Playgroup at the Library!

Date: 
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 1:30pm to 2:45pm
Enjoy an hour of independent play during which you and your child can socialize with other parents, caregivers and children! Each playgroup will start with 15 minutes of stories, rhymes and songs led by your friendly children's librarian. The library will provide the space and a variety of educational toys to explore and share! For ages 0-3.

STEM Squad

Date: 
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 5:00pm to 5:45pm
Age Group: 
Come learn about the STEM Lab's drone! In this program series, children will learn how drones work, fly the drone, and make a short video using the drone. It is strongly encouraged that children attend all three sessions--Sept 17, Oct 22, Nov 19. Ages 10-13. Registration required.

Preschool Storytime

Date: 
Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 10:15am to 10:45am
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.

Babies with Books

Date: 
Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 10:15am to 10:45am
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 and help your baby develop listening and language skills.

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Upcoming Events for Teen Programs

Teen Read Week

Date: 
Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 12:00am
Event Type: 
Join us in the library for national Teen Read Week as we DIY the YA space, create handmade books, run comic book and self-publishing workshops, check out blind date books, run a mammoth international comics read off, and pit you against TV's best read character of all time in the Rory Gilmore Reading Challenge!

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

Date: 
Sunday, October 19, 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!

Chocolicious

Date: 
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 3:15pm
Yum! Are you a chocoholic? Teens, this is your opportunity to meet world-renown Chocolatier Randy Olmstead, owner and Chef of The Perfect Truffle in Frederick. Be amazed at the journey and history of chocolate. Just what is it made from?! Who introduced it to Europe? That it is a source of 'quick energy'? Learn more from the expert! Bring a friend and meet Chef Randy. snacks will be served

Pizza Your Homework

Date: 
Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Event Type: 
Does homework seem to pile up when you're not looking? Do you get overwhelmed and not know where to start? Or is it just simply boring? The library will help you work through that pile of essays and math assignments with the ultimate in brain food - pizza! Join us every Thursday night for a pizza party and where a librarian will be on hand to help you get your best out of the worst - homework.

Pizza Your Homework

Date: 
Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Event Type: 
Does homework seem to pile up when you're not looking? Do you get overwhelmed and not know where to start? Or is it just simply boring? The library will help you work through that pile of essays and math assignments with the ultimate in brain food - pizza! Join us every Thursday night for a pizza party and where a librarian will be on hand to help you get your best out of the worst - homework.

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

Date: 
Sunday, November 2, 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!

I HEART CLUB

Date: 
Monday, November 3, 2014 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Event Type: 
Are you a Nerdfighter battling world suck? A Japanese speaking Manga expert? A 1D fan who can talk eloquently on the many styles of Harry's hair? Or a Whovian who can tell a gundan from a dalek?
Whatever your latest obsession, the I HEART CLUB will give you space to craft, chat and dream about the things that make your heart skip a beat.

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