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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Carroll Manor Station 28 firefighters are coming to the library! Join these local heroes to learn about what they use to fight fires and how they do their jobs.
Location
Point of Rocks
Library
Edward F. Fry Memorial Library at Point of Rocks

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Time
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Description
Kids love to paint and they love to experiment. Well today we're doing both at the same time! Sign up today for an hour of "powerful" painting, using wind, heat, magnetism and more. Ages three and up with an adult.
Location
TRL Community Room
Library
Thurmont Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Come for a unique and amazing experience that introduces you to animals from around the world as well as those that live in our own backyards.
Find out how animals survive, raise their young and live in their unique habitats.
Location
Brunswick Community Room
Library
Brunswick Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Description
Join Dancing Bear Toys for Story-Art at the C. Burr Artz Public Library! Children ages 3-5 years old will enjoy listening to the picture book I'm the Biggest Thing in the Ocean by Kevin Sherry and decorating silly, wiggly jellyfish to take home.
Location
CBA Children's Program Room
Library
C. Burr Artz Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Right On Recycling! – This family program is full of fascinating facts about the complete cycle of recycling. Learn what happens after your materials are picked up at the curb, see what they get made into and find out why everything can’t be recycled. Bring items from home to have your recycling questions answered by Annmarie Creamer from the Frederick County Department of Solid Waste Management. (Registration required.)

Location
Anthony M. Natelli Community Room
Library
Urbana Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Farmers are local heroes who produce food and fiber everyday! Come out to South Mountain Creamery and meet the Maryland Dairy Princess, who is a farmer from Carroll County. She will share about life on the farm, read books and play a farming game. Families can then stay and enjoy South Mountain Creamery’s free activities, including feeding calves at 4 p.m. and watching the cows be milked in the parlor. A visit to the farm store can top off your day.

**Please park in the large parking lot across the street from the store and meet in the large hay barn at 3:30 p.m.
Library
Middletown Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
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
Library
Middletown Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Local author Connie Mongan will be reading and signing copies of her book, The Runaway Beignet, which will be available for purchase at the event.
Library
Walkersville Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 01, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Description
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.
Location
UR Small Conference Room
Library
Urbana Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 01, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Join us every month as we read and explore our favorite picture books through crafts, songs, and activities! You are welcome to read the selection to your child before our book club meets, but it is not required. Ages 3-5.

June 3: Mighty Max by Harriet Ziefert
July 1: The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
August 5: Little Cloud by Eric Carle
Library
Middletown Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 01, 2015
Time
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM
Description
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 children in grades K-8.
Location
CBA Community Room
Library
C. Burr Artz Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 02, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Keyote, the Frederick Keys Mascot, is visiting the library today. Bring your camera and get ready to read! Enjoy a baseball themed story time and a special meet and greet.
Location
Emmitsburg Community Room
Library
Emmitsburg Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 02, 2015
Time
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Description
Presented by the Maryland Wind Ensemble, this program invites children to imagine and discover stories being brought to life through music. This program is best appreciated by children ages 5-12 and their caregivers, but is open to all ages.
Location
CBA Community Room
Library
C. Burr Artz Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 06, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Description
Busy families can drop in to make a craft anytime on summer Mondays, July 6-August 3. Make something fun to take home!
Location
Thurmont Regional Library
Library
Thurmont Regional Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 06, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Teachers are heroes too! Kindermusik teacher Pam Mathews brings a gentle gathering time, movement activities, singing, chanting, instrument exploration, exercise/balance, intentional touch, quiet time, and object play to the Middletown Library. For ages birth to 18 months. Registration required.
Library
Middletown Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 06, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
3, 2, 1, SUGO! - Learn how to customize Lego NXT robots and challenge other builders in a SUGO match with members of the RoboRangers 4-H Club. What is SUGO? SUmo wrestling for LeGO robots. This is a STEM program geared to grades K-3. Registration required.

Location
Anthony M. Natelli Community Room
Library
Urbana Regional Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 06, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Take the Lego Robotic Challenge - Lego NXT robots feature a friendly code that tweens can understand. Join members of the RoboRangers 4-H Club as they work in small groups with participants to program a robot to run a specific mission. This is a STEM program geared toward children in 4th and 5th grades. Registration required.

Location
Anthony M. Natelli Community Room
Library
Urbana Regional Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 06, 2015
Time
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM
Description
Join us to meet a local naturalist and some awesome animals from Catoctin Creek Nature Center.
Location
MD Inside Library
Library
Middletown Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
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.
Location
Point of Rocks
Library
Edward F. Fry Memorial Library at Point of Rocks

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Martial artist Adam Kreimer teaches preschoolers each week how to be physically fit and defend themselves, all while building little one’s self esteem and self confidence. Enjoy this introductory class at Kreimer’s Karate to see the hero inside your child grow.

Program meets at Kreimer’s Karate, located at 1460-C West Patrick St., Frederick, MD 21702 at 1 p.m. Preschoolers should wear comfortable clothing. For ages 3-5. Registration required.
Library
Middletown Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Time
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Description
Learn about Batman's skills as we learn about bats and other nocturnal animals and their super powers! Sharpen your "nocturnal" skills with some hands-on activities.
Location
TRL Community Room
Library
Thurmont Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Dave McDonough from Franklin Templeton Investments will present. This presentation will educate you on the many decisions involved in claiming Social Security as well as their consequences, and provide strategies to maximize the benefits received. Topics include when to claim Social Security benefits, how being married, divorced or widowed impacts your benefits, how to give your Social Security check a government-guaranteed boost and how benefits for one spouse are affected based on when and how the other spouse files.
Location
WA Inside Library
Library
Walkersville Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Let it Rot! A Composting Workshop for Families – 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.
Location
Anthony M. Natelli Community Room
Library
Urbana Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM
Description
Summer science is back as children hypothesize, test, and draw conclusions while doing science experiments!
Location
MD Inside Library
Library
Middletown Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Join us every month for an inclusive writing workshop where participants will have an opportunity to share their work and refine their writing. The event is open to all but is specifically geared for adults with intellectual disabilities.

The workshop takes place at Panera Bread, 1700 Kingfisher Drive, Frederick, MD.
Location
WA Outside Library
Library
Walkersville Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
Description
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
Library
Walkersville Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
Description
Learn about Batman's skills as we learn about bats and other nocturnal animals and their super powers! Sharpen your "nocturnal" skills with some hands-on activities.
Location
TRL Community Room
Library
Thurmont Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Hooked on Fishing is a fishing clinic with the MD Dept. of Natural Resources. We provide the rods and bait. You bring drinking water and sunscreen for a morning of fishing at Middletown Park. Casting practice, angler ethics, catch and release, and safety will be covered before fishing. Every child must have adult supervision. Registration required.
Location
MD Outside Library
Library
Middletown Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Description
Fill your pail - kuplink, kuplank, kuplunk! - It's blueberry season. Join the fun as we share some seasonal stories and songs in the beautiful setting of the Catoctin Mountain Orchard. Afterward, enjoy a super fun wagon ride tour of the orchard.
Library
Thurmont Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Time
1:15 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
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.
Location
Walkersville Community Park
Library
Walkersville Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
What is SUGO? Sumo wrestling for LEGO® robots! Learn how to customize LEGO® NXT robots and challenge other builders in a SUGO match with members of the RoboRangers 4-H Club.

This STEM program is for children entering kindergarten through grade 3. Registration required.
Location
CBA Community Room
Library
C. Burr Artz Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Time
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
Napoleon Bonaparte supposedly said that “an army marches on its stomach,” and this remark proved very true during the Civil War. Feeding hundreds of thousands of men was one of the greatest logistical challenges for both sides during four years of war. Learn what the rank and file of Civil War armies ate while on campaign and how soldiers might keep and prepare their food in the field. The monotony of army food was not only boring, it was seriously detrimental to one’s health, leading many soldiers to creatively supplement modest government-issued rations. Presented by the National Museum of Civil War Medicine, this is the first session in a three-part series. Best for ages 5+
Location
CBA Community Room
Library
C. Burr Artz Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 09, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Magician Peter Wood will be performing his incredible magic at the library once again! He'll perform amazing acts and impossible tricks. Audience participation is crucial in all of Peter's shows, which blend hilarious comedic situations with amazing magic.
Location
CBA Community Room
Library
C. Burr Artz Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 09, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
"Magician Roger Lindsay, with his fun-packed audience participation show, is back with us again this summer reading season. His show is for kids of all ages. Come join the fun!"
Location
Emmitsburg Community Room
Library
Emmitsburg Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 09, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Description
Magician Roger Lindsay, with his fun-packed audience participation show, is back with us again this summer reading season. His show is for kids of all ages. Come join the fun!
Location
TRL Community Room
Library
Thurmont Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 09, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Description
Magician Peter Wood will be performing his incredible magic show at your library! He’ll perform amazing acts and impossible tricks. Audience participation is crucial in all of Peter’s shows, which blendhilarious comedic situations with amazing magic.
Location
Anthony M. Natelli Community Room
Library
Urbana Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 09, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Come join the crew of Gravel & Grind to learn how to brew beyond the basics. Do you pour over? Aeropress? Vietnamese drip? Sample, and see what a difference brewing method makes! You'll be sure to come away inspired to experiment at home.
Location
CBA Community Room
Library
C. Burr Artz Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 09, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Magician Peter Wood will be performing his incredible magic show at your library! He’ll perform amazing acts and impossible tricks. Audience participation is crucial in all of Peter’s shows, which blend hilarious comedic situations with amazing magic.
Location
Brunswick Community Room
Library
Brunswick Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 10, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
Come for a unique and amazing experience that introduces you to animals from around the world as well as those that live in our own backyards. Find out how animals survive, raise their young and live in their unique habitats.
Location
CBA Community Room
Library
C. Burr Artz Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 10, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Come for a unique and amazing experience that introduces you to animals from around the world as well as those that live in our own backyards.
Find out how animals survive, raise their young and live in their unique habitats.
Location
Anthony M. Natelli Community Room
Library
Urbana Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 10, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Description
Dada...dada...dada,dada,dada - it's Shark Week! Celebrate by learning totally interesting facts about this top predator from a Shark Expert.
Location
TRL Community Room
Library
Thurmont Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 11, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Keyote, the Frederick Keys Mascot, is visiting the library today and is bringing a special friend to read to you: a Frederick Keys player! Bring your camera and get ready to read.
Location
Point of Rocks
Library
Edward F. Fry Memorial Library at Point of Rocks

Title
Date
Saturday, July 11, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Keyote, the Frederick Keys Mascot, is visiting the library today (and is bringing a special friend to read to you: a Frederick Keys player!) Bring your camera and get ready to read! For all ages.
Library
Middletown Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 11, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
This program has been canceled. Other Frederick County Library branches are hosting this same program at different times, please check the website at www.fcpl.org for more information.
Library
Emmitsburg Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 11, 2015
Time
1:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Description
Skippyjon Jones is dropping by the library to say "Meow," come to say hello. Don't forget your camera!
Library
Thurmont Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 11, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Seed of Life Nurseries' own Farmer Mike will show us how to be community heroes in our very own Frederick County. Learn how you can help provide those in need with access to healthy foods, promote nutritional education, and build a strong community.
Location
CBA Community Room
Library
C. Burr Artz Public Library

Title
Date
Sunday, July 12, 2015
Time
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Fresh, handpicked stories and songs will be shared under the open sky in our beautiful rose garden adjacent to the Urbana Library Farmer’s Market. Grab a bite at the market and then settle in for some wholesome storytime fun for the entire family!
Library
Urbana Regional Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 13, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Description
Busy families can drop in to make a craft anytime on summer Mondays, July 6-August 3. Make something fun to take home!
Location
Thurmont Regional Library
Library
Thurmont Regional Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 13, 2015
Time
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Description
GSK Science in the Summer™ will introduce students to Chemistry through interesting investigations that will allow them to explore physical and chemical changes, learn about "matter," make crystals, and determine if liquids are acids, bases, or neutrals. The four-hour program is held over two days. This is a free and fun experiment-oriented course taught by certified teachers to 15 students entering second and third grades. REGISTRATION REQUIRED. PLEASE VISIT THE BRUNSWICK LIBRARY TO REGISTER.
Location
Brunswick Community Room
Library
Brunswick Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 13, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
GSK Science in the Summer™ will introduce students to Chemistry through interesting investigations that will allow them to explore physical and chemical changes, learn about "matter," make crystals, and determine if liquids are acids, bases, or neutrals. The four-hour program is held over two days. This is a free and fun experiment-oriented course taught by certified teachers to 15 students entering fourth through sixth grades. REGISTRATION REQUIRED. PLEASE VISIT THE BRUNSWICK LIBRARY TO REGISTER.
Location
Brunswick Community Room
Library
Brunswick Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Get Hooked on Fishing with the MD Dept. of Natural Resources - we provide the rods and bait - you bring drinking water and sunscreen for a morning of fishing at Woodsboro Community Park. Casting practice, angler ethics, catch and release, and safety will be covered before fishing. Registration a MUST - space is limited!
Library
Walkersville Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Description
Held at The Original Playhouse Children’s Museum - 4 West Main Street, New Market, MD 21774

The Original Playhouse Children’s Museum provides Frederick County Public Library card holders FREE Admission for children ($10 value per child) between 10-2pm on FCPL FUN Days. Families are also invited to gather around for “Once Upon a Playhouse,” an interactive storytime filled with books, music, movement and fun at 11 am for all ages at the museum (to reserve a storytime spot, please email ellenattop@gmail.com). Admission to children is FREE during 10-2 pm who present a Frederick County Public Libraries card. Adult admission is $5.
Library
Urbana Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Time
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Description
GSK Science in the Summer™ will introduce students to Chemistry through interesting investigations that will allow them to explore physical and chemical changes, learn about "matter," make crystals, and determine if liquids are acids, bases, or neutrals. The four-hour program is held over two days. This is a free and fun experiment-oriented course taught by certified teachers to 15 students entering second and third grades. REGISTRATION REQUIRED. PLEASE VISIT THE BRUNSWICK LIBRARY TO REGISTER.
Location
Brunswick Community Room
Library
Brunswick Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Description
Leslie Baker from Cruise Planners will present. Ever wonder why over 23 MILLION people go on cruises each year? Cruise ships are like floating hotels; some are similar to luxury resorts, others offer amusement park activities and some provide opportunities for adventure and exploration. This presentation will shed light on the many different styles of cruising, an overview of the most popular cruise lines and how to choose which one suits your needs.
Location
WA Inside Library
Library
Walkersville Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
GSK Science in the Summer™ will introduce students to Chemistry through interesting investigations that will allow them to explore physical and chemical changes, learn about "matter," make crystals, and determine if liquids are acids, bases, or neutrals. The four-hour program is held over two days. This is a free and fun experiment-oriented course taught by certified teachers to 15 students entering fourth through sixth grades. REGISTRATION REQUIRED. PLEASE VISIT THE BRUNSWICK LIBRARY TO REGISTER.
Location
Brunswick Community Room
Library
Brunswick Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Abloom Florists will present. Learn how to put together creative and beautiful flower arrangements. Participants are asked to bring a quart-sized container for their arrangement.
Location
WA Inside Library
Library
Walkersville Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
Description
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
Location
TRL Community Room
Library
Thurmont Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
The zoo is coming! The Catoctin Zoo will bring a variety of animals to share with you and will talk about what life is like behind the scenes. You don't want to miss it. Tickets will be handed out on a first come first served basis.
Location
Brunswick Community Room
Library
Brunswick Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
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.
Location
Emmitsburg Community Room
Library
Emmitsburg Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
SuperPig! Chester dreams of having superhero powers, but he comes to a better understanding of what heroes really are when a friend helps him out of a bullying situation. Best for ages 3 and up.
Location
CBA Community Room
Library
C. Burr Artz Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
The zoo is coming! The Catoctin Zoo will bring a variety of animals to share with you and will talk about what life is like behind the scenes. You don't want to miss it. Tickets will be handed out on a first come first served basis.
Location
Brunswick Community Room
Library
Brunswick Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Time
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Description
Learn how to crochet a T Chain Necklace in just one hour with Crafter Sue Cavendish. Please bring size 7 crochet hook. (registration required)
Library
Middletown Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Time
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Little Gym of Frederick will guide you and your child through a movement based class, incorporating directive music, yoga poses and gymnastics stretches, all geared for babies and toddlers up to 3 years old. Registration required.
Library
Walkersville Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
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.
Library
Middletown Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Time
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
This program will be held at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine, located at 48 E Patrick St in Frederick, MD.

The American Civil War changed the landscape of our nation. From medical advancements to government programs, from a civil rights to social norms, the Civil War still influences our daily lives. Listen and learn as the National Museum of Civil War Medicine presents on effects of the Civil War. Presented by the National Museum of Civil War Medicine, this is the second session in a three-part series. Best for ages 5+
Library
C. Burr Artz Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Invent and wear illuminated finger beam makers! Use LED’s, batteries and conductive materials to construct glowing devices - and take slow speed photos of your hands in action! Ages 6-14. Under 8 must be with an adult. Space is limited, register online or contact your library today.
Location
Anthony M. Natelli Community Room
Library
Urbana Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Join certified personal trainer Larissa Barbee for simple at-home exercises to de-stress and prevent disease.
Location
CBA Community Room
Library
C. Burr Artz Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Invent and wear illuminated finger beam makers! Use LED’s, batteries and conductive materials to construct glowing devices - and take slow speed photos of your hands in action! Ages 6-14. Under 8 must be with an adult. Space is limited, register online or contact your library today.
Location
Brunswick Community Room
Library
Brunswick Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Hometown heroes at the Middletown Fire Department will host a station tour. Learn how to stay safe around fire, how your local firefighters help others everyday and more! All ages welcome. Registration required.
Library
Middletown Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Leslie Baker from Cruise Planners will present. Multi-Generational Travel provides opportunities for families to create a special bond that will last a lifetime. But knowing where to go, what to see and how to travel to satisfy all ages can be challenging. Learn some tips on planning for a family reunion, educational travel experiences, or just a quick meaningful get-a-way that appeals to the whole family.
Location
WA Inside Library
Library
Walkersville Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 17, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
"Glowing finger beams
Invent and wear illuminated finger beam makers! Use LED’s, batteries and conductive materials to construct glowing devices - and take slow speed photos of your hands in action! Ages 6-14. Under 8 must be with an adult. Space is limited, register online or contact your library today.
Location
TRL Community Room
Library
Thurmont Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 17, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Invent and wear illuminated finger beam makers. Use LED's, batteries and conductive materials to construct glowing devices- and take slow speed photos of your hands in action! Ages 6-14. Registration required. Under 8 must be accompanied by an adult
Location
CBA Community Room
Library
C. Burr Artz Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 17, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Description
Have you always wanted to try your hand at martial arts? Watch a brief demonstration and then give it a try. Students from the Thurmont Academy of Self Defense will be here to teach you some skills. Registration required. For ages 5-10.
Location
TRL Community Room
Library
Thurmont Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 18, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Participate in Ninja Turtle inspired activities and learn the 3'R's to becoming an environmental ninja.
Location
Emmitsburg Community Room
Library
Emmitsburg Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 18, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Learn how to start a comic book collection (or, if you've already got one, learn how to improve it) with an expert from Comics to Astonish in Mt. Airy. Get a look at some exciting new titles and ask some questions. This event is open to students in elementary, middle, and high school.
Location
UR Small Conference Room
Library
Urbana Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 18, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
We will meet up at Hargett Farm (park at 649 Himes Ave.)Jump in and get your hands dirty at Seed of Life Nurseries' farm to learn about running a CSA that also provides fresh produce to low income families in Frederick. We will all get a chance to help plant, harvest, or work on whatever the farm needs that day! Wear clothes that you don't mind farming in and a water bottle. We'll be working out under summer skies.
Library
C. Burr Artz Public Library

Title
Date
Sunday, July 19, 2015
Time
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Fresh, handpicked stories and songs will be shared under the open sky in our beautiful rose garden adjacent to the Urbana Library Farmer’s Market. Grab a bite at the market and then settle in for some wholesome storytime fun for the entire family!
Library
Urbana Regional Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 20, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Description
Busy families can drop in to make a craft anytime on summer Mondays, July 6-August 3. Make something fun to take home!
Location
Thurmont Regional Library
Library
Thurmont Regional Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 20, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Description
Program takes place at Adventure Park USA 11113 West Baldwin Road Monrovia MD 21770 301-865-6800 x103 www.adventureparkusa.com

Join the engineering experts at Adventure Park USA for a wild ride exploring the way that roller coasters are designed. This free program will be fun for the whole family. Attendees will receive a discount for use in the park. No Registration Required!
Library
Urbana Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
A local police officer is coming visit Point of Rocks! See up close a squad car and learn how our local heros keep us safe. Parents- don’t forget the camera.
Location
Point of Rocks
Library
Edward F. Fry Memorial Library at Point of Rocks

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Time
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Description
How does Aquaman communicate with his aquatic friends? A special guest from the National Aquarium will be on hand to help us learn about aquatic animals and their super powers!
Location
TRL Community Room
Library
Thurmont Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
In a faraway world with castles, kings, dragon keepers, ice sorceresses, and a powerful item known as the Horn of Fire, two villagers must take a daring journey to release the dragons and save the entire kingdom

Join us as we learn about the science of fire and ice through the tale of "Dragons & Dreams." Best for ages 4 and up
Library
Middletown Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Time
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
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.
Location
Brunswick Community Room
Library
Brunswick Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Join us every month for an inclusive book club. The event is open to all but is specifically geared for adults with intellectual disabilities.


The workshop takes place at Panera Bread, 1700 Kingfisher Drive, Frederick, MD.
Location
WA Outside Library
Library
Walkersville Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
Description
In a faraway world with castles, kings, dragon keepers, ice sorceresses, and a powerful item known as the Horn of Fire, two villagers must take a daring journey to release the dragons and save the entire kingdom

Join us as we learn about the science of fire and ice through the tale of "Dragons & Dreams." Best for ages 4 and up
Library
Walkersville Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
Description
How does Aquaman communicate with his aquatic friends? A special guest from the National Aquarium will be on hand to help us learn about aquatic animals and their super powers!
Location
TRL Community Room
Library
Thurmont Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Little Gym for ages 3-8
Location
Brunswick Community Room
Library
Brunswick Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
Magician Peter Wood will be performing his incredible magic show at your library! He’ll perform amazing acts and impossible tricks. Audience participation is crucial in all of Peter’s shows, which blendhilarious comedic situations with amazing magic.
Location
TRL Community Room
Library
Thurmont Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Description
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.
Location
UR Children's Program Room
Library
Urbana Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Time
1:15 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
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.
Location
Walkersville Community Park
Library
Walkersville Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Time
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Description
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.

Location
CBA Community Room
Library
C. Burr Artz Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Create a superhero costume, make your own superhero comic book, rid the library of kryptonite, and test your super powers at Brunswick Public Library. For children in grades 1-6.
Location
Brunswick Community Room
Library
Brunswick Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Time
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
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+
Location
CBA Community Room
Library
C. Burr Artz Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Magician Roger Lindsay, with his fun-packed audience participation show, is back with us again this summer reading season. His show is for kids of all ages. Come join the fun!
Location
CBA Community Room
Library
C. Burr Artz Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Join certified personal trainer Larissa Barbee for a seminar to learn ways to improve posture, strength, endurance and reduce back pain from at home or work with just one piece of equipment: a stability ball! Bring your own ball if you have one.
Location
CBA Community Room
Library
C. Burr Artz Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Description
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
Location
Emmitsburg Community Room
Library
Emmitsburg Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Description
Magician Roger Lindsay, with his fun-packed audience participation show, is back with us again this summer reading season. His show is for kids of all ages. Come join the fun!
Location
Brunswick Community Room
Library
Brunswick Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Time
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM
Description
Learn the art of sleight of hand with magician Roger Lindsay in a special workshop for teens.
Location
TRL Community Room
Library
Thurmont Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 24, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
Come join us to complete your super hero training program. Show your super powers, test your skills and bring your camera to take a photo soaring among the skyscrapers! Spaces are limited so sign-up early!
Location
TRL Community Room
Library
Thurmont Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 24, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Maisy the mouse is coming to visit Urbana! Join us between storytimes to say hello to Maisy and to have your picture made with her. Parents - don't forget the camera.
Location
UR Children's Dept.
Library
Urbana Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 24, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Description
The zoo is coming! The Catoctin Zoo will bring a variety of animals to share with you and will talk about what life is like behind the scenes. You don't want to miss it.
Location
CBA Community Room
Library
C. Burr Artz Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 24, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Description
The zoo is coming! The Catoctin Zoo will bring a variety of animals to share with you and will talk about what life is like behind the scenes. You don't want to miss it.
Location
CBA Community Room
Library
C. Burr Artz Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 24, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Description
Come join us to complete your super hero training program. Show your super powers, test your skills and bring your camera to take a photo soaring among the skyscrapers! Spaces are limited so sign-up early! Ages 6 and up with an adult.
Location
TRL Community Room
Library
Thurmont Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 25, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Description
Join us for a special day celebrating Man's Best Friend! Read with a special therapy dog (from the Wags for Hope organization), meet a local vet and learn some training tips from the Bark Busters. Don't forget to stop by the library the week before to vote for the "cutest dog in Thurmont".
Location
TRL Community Room
Library
Thurmont Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 25, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
How well do you know your Frederick County history? Join the Historical Society of Frederick County and FCPL for a quiz on Frederick County trivia and history.

Play solo or sign up as a team with up to 4 members. Sign ups begin at 2:30pm and the quiz begins at 3:00pm.

Please register each person on your team separately at a library information desk or through the fcpl.org calendar of events. Please include your name in the "notes" field.
Location
CBA Community Room
Library
C. Burr Artz Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 27, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Description
Busy families can drop in to make a craft anytime on summer Mondays, July 6-August 3. Make something fun to take home!
Location
Thurmont Regional Library
Library
Thurmont Regional Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 27, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Maisy the mouse is coming to visit Urbana! Join us between storytimes to say hello to Maisy and to have your picture made with her. Parents - don't forget the camera.
Location
UR Children's Dept.
Library
Urbana Regional Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 27, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Description
In a faraway world with castles, kings, dragon keepers, ice sorceresses, and a powerful item known as the Horn of Fire, two villagers must take a daring journey to release the dragons and save the entire kingdom

Join us as we learn about the science of fire and ice through the tale of "Dragons & Dreams." Best for ages 4 and up
Location
Anthony M. Natelli Community Room
Library
Urbana Regional Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 27, 2015
Time
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM
Description
Children who have finished grades 3- 5 will learn the ins and outs of money management from real bankers from Middletown Valley Bank!The June program is repeated in July.
Location
MD Inside Library
Library
Middletown Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 27, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
Description
In a faraway world with castles, kings, dragon keepers, ice sorceresses, and a powerful item known as the Horn of Fire, two villagers must take a daring journey to release the dragons and save the entire kingdom

Join us as we learn about the science of fire and ice through the tale of "Dragons & Dreams." Best for ages 4 and up
Location
Point of Rocks
Library
Edward F. Fry Memorial Library at Point of Rocks

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
Magician Roger Lindsay, with his fun-packed audience participation show, is back with us again this summer reading season. His show is for kids of all ages. Come join the fun!
Location
Point of Rocks
Library
Edward F. Fry Memorial Library at Point of Rocks

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Time
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Description
Magician Roger Lindsay, with his fun-packed audience participation show, is back with us again this summer reading season. His show is for kids of all ages. Come join the fun!
Location
Anthony M. Natelli Community Room
Library
Urbana Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Description
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 children in grades K-8.
Location
CBA Community Room
Library
C. Burr Artz Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
An introduction to Korean Karate combining Tae-Kwon-do, Hap-Ki-Do plus Tang-Soo-Do. Martial artist Adam Kreimer teaches students each week how to be physically fit and defend themselves, all while building self esteem and self confidence.
Library
Walkersville Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
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.
Location
Anthony M. Natelli Community Room
Library
Urbana Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Description
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.
Location
Anthony M. Natelli Community Room
Library
Urbana Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Martial artist Adam Kreimer teaches students each week how to be physically fit and defend themselves, all while building self esteem and self confidence. Enjoy this introductory class at Kreimer’s Karate to see the hero inside your child grow. For grades K-5.

Program meets at Kreimer’s Karate, located at 1460-C West Patrick St., Frederick, MD 21702 at 1 p.m. Students should wear comfortable clothing. Registration required.
Library
Middletown Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Description
Teens 12-18 years of age, come join Ms. Alison for a playful yoga practice. We will challenge our bodies and minds, incorporating poses, group and partner activities, meditation and breath work. Required permission form for teens 18 and under available at the Information Desk.
Location
Brunswick Community Room
Library
Brunswick Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
SuperPig! Chester dreams of having superhero powers, but he comes to a better understanding of what heroes really are when a friend helps him out of a bullying situation. Best for ages 3 and up.
Location
TRL Community Room
Library
Thurmont Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Description
SuperPig! Chester dreams of having superhero powers, but he comes to a better understanding of what heroes really are when a friend helps him out of a bullying situation. Best for ages 3 and up.
Location
Anthony M. Natelli Community Room
Library
Urbana Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Description
Awesome Animals will be featured on the Thurmont Library deck as The Fountain Rock Nature Center brings their show on the road! Learn about the fascinating world of animals from the experts.
Location
TRL Deck
Library
Thurmont Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Ever thought about River Cruising. What makes it such a popular vacation option? Which are the best rivers to cruise? When is the best time to go? Are all the river cruise companies the same? Join Leslie Baker from Cruise Planners for a presentation of the river cruise experience and what sets them apart from ocean cruises and each other.
Location
MD Inside Library
Library
Middletown Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Time
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Awesome Animals will be featured on the Thurmont Library deck as The Fountain Rock Nature Center brings their show on the road! Learn about the fascinating world of animals from the experts.
Location
TRL Deck
Library
Thurmont Regional Library

Title
Date
Sunday, August 02, 2015
Time
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Fresh, handpicked stories and songs will be shared under the open sky in our beautiful rose garden adjacent to the Urbana Library Farmer’s Market. Grab a bite at the market and then settle in for some wholesome storytime fun for the entire family!
Library
Urbana Regional Library

Title
Date
Monday, August 03, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Description
Busy families can drop in to make a craft anytime on summer Mondays, July 6-August 3. Make something fun to take home!
Location
Thurmont Regional Library
Library
Thurmont Regional Library

Title
Date
Monday, August 03, 2015
Time
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM
Description
Join us to meet a local naturalist and some awesome animals from Catoctin Creek Nature Center.
Location
MD Inside Library
Library
Middletown Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 04, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Description
Held at The Original Playhouse Children’s Museum - 4 West Main Street, New Market, MD 21774

The Original Playhouse Children’s Museum provides Frederick County Public Library card holders FREE Admission for children ($10 value per child) between 10-2pm on FCPL FUN Days. Families are also invited to gather around for “Once Upon a Playhouse,” an interactive storytime filled with books, music, movement and fun at 11 am for all ages at the museum (to reserve a storytime spot, please email ellenattop@gmail.com). Admission to children is FREE during 10-2 pm who present a Frederick County Public Libraries card. Adult admission is $5.
Library
Urbana Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 04, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Radio WOOF is a celebration! Bill Wellington brings lively banjo music, funny folk songs, fancy fiddling, and fantastic storytelling. He enthusiastically shares his message that folklore, whether in the form of a familiar jump-rope-rhyme or a spellbinding story from another land, is a marvelous treasure we have inherited.
Best for ages 4 and up
Location
TRL Community Room
Library
Thurmont Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 04, 2015
Time
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Description
Are your "Spidey Senses" tingling? Join us and learn about the super powers of arachnids. Test your spider skills as you challenge yourself to some webtastic obstacles.
Location
TRL Community Room
Library
Thurmont Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 04, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Description
Radio WOOF is a celebration! Bill Wellington brings lively banjo music, funny folk songs, fancy fiddling, and fantastic storytelling. He enthusiastically shares his message that folklore, whether in the form of a familiar jump-rope-rhyme or a spellbinding story from another land, is a marvelous treasure we have inherited.
Best for ages 4 and up
Location
Anthony M. Natelli Community Room
Library
Urbana Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 04, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM
Description
Summer science is back as children hypothesize, test, and draw conclusions while doing science experiments!
Location
MD Inside Library
Library
Middletown Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 04, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
Description
Radio WOOF is a celebration! Bill Wellington brings lively banjo music, funny folk songs, fancy fiddling and fantastic storytelling. He enthusiastically shares his message that folklore, whether in the form of a familiar jump-rope-rhyme or a spellbinding story from another land, is a marvelous treasure we have inherited. Best for ages 4 and up.
Location
CBA Community Room
Library
C. Burr Artz Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 04, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
Description
Are your "Spidey Senses" tingling? Join us and learn about the super powers of arachnids. Test your spider skills as you challenge yourself to some webtastic obstacles.
Location
TRL Community Room
Library
Thurmont Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 05, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Miss Antonette will teach kids about fitness during this high energy program. Be sure they wear comfortable clothes and shoes.
Location
Brunswick Community Room
Library
Brunswick Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 05, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Join us every month as we read and explore our favorite picture books through crafts, songs, and activities! You are welcome to read the selection to your child before our book club meets, but it is not required. Ages 3-5.

June 3: Mighty Max by Harriet Ziefert
July 1: The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
August 5: Little Cloud by Eric Carle
Library
Middletown Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 05, 2015
Time
1:15 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
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.
Location
Walkersville Community Park
Library
Walkersville Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 05, 2015
Time
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Description
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.
Location
TRL Community Room
Library
Thurmont Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 05, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
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
Location
Anthony M. Natelli Community Room
Library
Urbana Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 06, 2015
Time
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Get ready to have some serious fun about fire safety! Listen to an action packed story about a firefighter and then enjoy a visit from REAL firefighters from the Urbana Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department who will demonstrate their equipment and talk about fighting fires! Participants will end their heroic training exploring a fire engine. Ages 2-6.
Location
Anthony M. Natelli Community Room
Library
Urbana Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 06, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
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
Location
Anthony M. Natelli Community Room
Library
Urbana Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 06, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Jennifer Dahill from MFS Investment Management will present. This seminar addresses many questions, including "Are there additional steps I can take today to guide myself to and through retirement?", "What can I do to prepare for the future needs of my children or grandchildren?", and "What additional actions can I take to impact my legacy?". This session also offers possible solutions and client tools to help you pursue your goals with confidence.
Location
WA Inside Library
Library
Walkersville Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 07, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Westview Promenade, Buckeystown Pike at Crestwood Blvd.

Frederick County Public Libraries teams up with Westview Promenade for Free, Fantastic Fun every First Friday. Just drop by for a variety of story time, music, games, and crafts. Each month features a special theme and unique activities. Best for ages 2-6 with an adult.

Held in the former Coldwater Creek storefront near MOM's Market. Visit the Westview Promenade Facebook Page for any location changes the morning of the event.

*no July session due to Holiday*
Library
All Branches

Title
Date
Friday, August 07, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Got Lyme workshop explores the effects of Lyme Disease on your body and how you can take control to manage them.

Christina Murphy, Certified Health Coach, facilitates the Got Lyme workshop.
Location
Anthony M. Natelli Community Room
Library
Urbana Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 07, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Description
Do you love hedgehogs? Want to learn about have a hedgehog as a pet? Meet an adorable hedgehog and learn about her super powers.
Location
TRL Community Room
Library
Thurmont Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 07, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Do you love hedgehogs? Want to learn about have a hedgehog as a pet? Meet an adorable hedgehog and learn about her super powers.
Location
TRL Community Room
Library
Thurmont Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 07, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Do you love hedgehogs? Want to learn about have a hedgehog as a pet? Meet an adorable hedgehog and learn about her super powers.
Location
TRL Community Room
Library
Thurmont Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 08, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Join the Silver Fancy Garden Club to create a beautiful take-home arrangement featuring a star of the summer garden...the dahlia. Learn about heroes of the garden and how to attract them to your backyard.
Location
Emmitsburg Community Room
Library
Emmitsburg Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, August 10, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Description
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
Location
Point of Rocks
Library
Edward F. Fry Memorial Library at Point of Rocks

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Description
Join instructors from Kicks Karate for a fun and active program! Learn more about Kicks Karate, watch demonstrations, develop some sweet ninja moves, and participate in fun games. It's sure to be a kickin' good time!
Location
CBA Community Room
Library
C. Burr Artz Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM
Description
Children will learn to arrange flowers in a coffee mug or tea cup that they bring to our "meet-up" at Candlelight Floral in Middletown, MD.
Location
MD Inside Library
Library
Middletown Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Join us every month for an inclusive writing workshop where participants will have an opportunity to share their work and refine their writing. The event is open to all but is specifically geared for adults with intellectual disabilities.

The workshop takes place at Panera Bread, 1700 Kingfisher Drive, Frederick, MD.
Location
WA Outside Library
Library
Walkersville Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
Description
Don't get too comfortable in your chair! Join us for an active night of stretching and acrobatics! Members of the Elower-Sicilia Dance Company will demonstrate and then you will get a chance to jump right in.
Location
TRL Community Room
Library
Thurmont Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Time
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Join local artists and sketch or paint owls from Cunningham Falls State Park outdoors near the library. These birds are part of the wildlife that regularly reside at the park.
Library
Middletown Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
Keyote, the Frederick Keys Mascot, is visiting the library today. Bring your camera and get ready to read.
Location
BR Inside Library
Library
Brunswick Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Time
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Description
Join us on the Thurmont Library deck for music and games. Be forewarned - you'll probably get wet!
Location
TRL Deck
Library
Thurmont Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
The Urbana Library invites you to join us for the Second Annual Slingshot Challenge. Children can try their hand at target practice with a giant slingshot! Meet us on the lawn near the freight elevator to see if you have what it takes to hit the mark.
Library
Urbana Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 13, 2015
Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
Keyote, the Frederick Keys mascot, is visiting the library today (and bringing a special friend to read to you: A Frederick Keys player!). Bring your camera and get ready to read!
Location
CBA Community Room
Library
C. Burr Artz Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 13, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Ever wanted to hit the road with your bike and go exploring? The bike masters from Gravel & Grind are stopping by to teach you everything you need to know to get started. You'll learn about planning your trip, prepping your bike, essential equipment, and basic bike repairs and safety. Bike camping doesn't have to be high tech to be an amazing experience.
Location
CBA Community Room
Library
C. Burr Artz Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 13, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
Description
Mr. Jon & Friends is Parents’ Choice Award winning music for kids and their families. This energetic children's music is all about fun, movement, and laughter! Join Mr. Jon and his friend George the Monkey for a silly dancy concert for the whole family!
Location
TRL Deck
Library
Thurmont Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 14, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:25 AM
Description
Keyote, the Frederick Keys Mascot, is visiting the library today and is bringing a special friend to read to you: a Frederick Keys player! Bring your camera and get ready to read.
Library
Thurmont Regional Library

Title
Date
Sunday, August 16, 2015
Time
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Fresh, handpicked stories and songs will be shared under the open sky in our beautiful rose garden adjacent to the Urbana Library Farmer’s Market. Grab a bite at the market and then settle in for some wholesome storytime fun for the entire family!
Library
Urbana Regional Library

Title
Date
Monday, August 17, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
Come for a unique and amazing experience that introduces you to animals from around the world as well as those that live in our own backyards. Find out how animals survive, raise their young and live in their unique habitats.
Location
TRL Community Room
Library
Thurmont Regional Library

Title
Date
Monday, August 17, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Description
Program takes place at Adventure Park USA 11113 West Baldwin Road Monrovia MD 21770 301-865-6800 x103 www.adventureparkusa.com

Join the engineering experts at Adventure Park USA for a wild ride exploring the way that roller coasters are designed. This free program will be fun for the whole family. Attendees will receive a discount for use in the park. No Registration Required!
Library
Urbana Regional Library

Title
Date
Monday, August 17, 2015
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Compete for a gold medal in various physical challenges!
Location
MD Outside Library
Library
Middletown Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
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.
Library
Walkersville Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Bring a lunch and learn about what your eyes may be telling you! This eye health program is presented Dr. Maria Higgins, Unique Optique. by http://unique-optique.com/
Location
CBA Community Room
Library
C. Burr Artz Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Based on FCPL's Summer Reading List of 100 books for grades 3-5, this afternoon of Bingo is a great way to showcase what children have read over the summer! Come for fun and prizes! Grades K-5. Registration required.
Library
Middletown Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Time
1:15 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
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.
Location
Walkersville Community Park
Library
Walkersville Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
What animals can you find in the marsh, and what is happening to them? Investigate the animals of a marsh - how they live, and the challenges they face - with staff from the National Aquarium in Baltimore. Registration required - space is limited.
Library
Middletown Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
What animals can you find in the marsh, and what is happening to them? Investigate the animals of a marsh, how do they live, and the challenges they face. This program is for 1st - 6th grade. Registration required - space is limited.
Library
Walkersville Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Time
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Adult book lovers: join your hosts: FCPL, Brainstorm Comics, and Curious Iguana Bookstore, to test your knowledge in a fun-filled evening of book-themed trivia, featuring everything from literary classics to graphic novels and contemporary bestsellers.

Play solo or sign up as a team, with up to four members.

Refreshments generously donated by MOM's Organic Market.

Sign-ups begin at 5:00. Game begins at 5:30.

Please register each person on your team separately at a library information desk, or by using the fcpl.org calendar. Please include your team name in the "Notes" field.
Location
CBA Community Room
Library
C. Burr Artz Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Learn about important services available here in Frederick County to assist Aging in Place like Groceries for Seniors, Meals on Wheels, Daybreak Adult Day Services and Hospice of Frederick County. Representatives will present and answer questions.
Location
WA Inside Library
Library
Walkersville Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 21, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Bring a bagged lunch & learn about lyme disease. Presented by Christina Murphy, Health Coach from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition's Health Coach Training Program. http://www.candowithlyme.com/projects/
Location
CBA Community Room
Library
C. Burr Artz Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Join us every month for an inclusive book club. The event is open to all but is specifically geared for adults with intellectual disabilities.


The workshop takes place at Panera Bread, 1700 Kingfisher Drive, Frederick, MD.
Location
WA Outside Library
Library
Walkersville Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Interesting in learning the ins and outs of Quidditch? Interested in forming a team to play against other library branches? No wizardry experience required. Bring Your Own Broom! Or a Swiffer...
Location
CBA Community Room
Library
C. Burr Artz Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Mulit-Generational Travel provides opportunities for families to create a special bond that will last a lifetime. But knowing where to go, what to see and how to travel to satisfy all ages can be challenging. Join Leslie Baker from Cruise Planners to learn tips on planning for a family reunion, educational travel experiences or just a quick and meaningful get-a-way that appeals to all ages.
Location
MD Inside Library
Library
Middletown Branch Library

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