Kids Programs

Kids Programs

Children’s Summer Program 2015 PDF File

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Storytimes
June 1 – July 31

 

Baby Storytimes
2 – 12 months

Charlotte Hall
Lexington Park
Leonardtown

Tuesdays    
Tuesdays
Thursdays   

10 a.m.
10 a.m.
9:30 a.m.

All Ages Storytimes

Charlotte Hall

 

Lexington Park

 

Leonardtown  

 

Tuesdays     
Wednesdays   

Tuesdays      
Thursdays    

Wednesdays      
Wednesdays  

10:30 a.m.      
10:30 a.m.

10:30 a.m.      
10:30 a.m.

10 a.m.    
11 a.m.

Wiggle-Giggle Storytimes
for toddlers with extra energy presented in partnership with Infants and Toddlers

Leonardtown

Thursdays       
  

10 a.m.

Saturday Storytime
All ages

Charlotte Hall

Saturdays     

10:30 a.m.


FUN ACTIVITIES


 
STEM @ your library
       

Shhh…I’ve Got A Secret (Cryptography) 

Learn how to create and crack secret codes. Celebrate the work of early programmers and code breakers like Grace Hopper and Alan Turing. 

Ages 8 – 12. Registration opens 2 weeks before each program

Register      Charlotte Hall Friday, June 5, 2 p.m.  

 

Register      Leonardtown
Friday, June 19, 11 a.m.  

 

Register      Lexington Park Friday, July 31, 11 a.m.  

 

     

 

     

 

Reading the Rainbow (Spectroscopy) 

Create a spectrograph and examine the properties of light. Celebrate the work of physicists like George Carruthers, who created the spectrograph NASA used for the Apollo missions.

Ages 8 – 12. Registration opens 2 weeks before each program

Register     Leonardtown Friday, July 17, 11 a.m.  

 

Register     Lexington Park  Saturday, July 25, 11 a.m.  

 

Register     Charlotte Hall  Friday, August 14, 11 a.m.  

 

       
       

Pre-School Science Explorers

Ages 3 – 5 years. Registration open 2 weeks before the program. Read, experiment and create with hands-on science activities.

Best of Pre-School STEM      
Register     Charlotte Hall Monday, June 15, 10 a.m.  

 

Register     Lexington Park Friday, July 10, 10:30 a.m.    
Register     Leonardtown Friday, July 24, 10 a.m.    
      
       
Super Hero Academy      

Craft a super costume to hide your secret identity, then prepare to face the super obstacle course! Battle villains, solve challenges, save citizens from peril and earn your place on the Library Super Squad. All ages.

Leonardtown Tuesday, June 23, 2 p.m.    
Lexington Park Friday, July 24, 10:30 a.m.    
Charlotte Hall  Tuesday, August 4, 10:30 a.m.    
       
       
Stuffed Animal Sleepover 

Bring your stuffed friends for a special evening storytime and let them stay for a sleepover. Pick them up the next day & watch a zany slide show of their overnight adventures. All ages.

      Lexington Park  Thursday, June 18, 6 p.m.    
      Charlotte Hall Thursday, July 16, 6 p.m.    
      Leonardtown Tuesday, August 5, 6 p.m.    

     
Crafternoons

Drop-in to make and take home your own crafty creation. All supplies provided. Recommended for children ages 3+

June 29 – August 6, 1 – 4 p.m.

Leonardtown Tuesdays    
Lexington Park Wednesdays    
Charlotte Hall Thursdays    
       

Minecraft Mania

Design 3D video game worlds using Minecraft, the world’s most popular video game. Registration opens 2 weeks before each program. 

Ages 6 – 9 

Register   Charlotte Hall Monday, June 22,  10:30 a.m. – 12 noon    
Register   Lexington Park Tuesday, June 23, 2 – 3:30 p.m.    
Register   Lexington Park Tuesday, July 7, 2 – 3:30 p.m.    
Register   Lexington Park Tuesday, July 21, 2 – 3:30 p.m.    
Register   Leonardtown Friday, July 10, 11 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.    

Ages 10+ 

Register   Charlotte Hall Monday, June 22, 2 – 3:30 p.m.    
Register   Lexington Park Tuesday, June 30, 2 – 3:30 p.m.    
Register   Lexington Park Tuesday, July 14, 2 – 3:30 p.m.    
Register   Lexington Park Tuesday, July 28, 2 – 3:30 p.m.    
Register   Leonardtown Friday, July 10, 2 – 3:30 p.m.    
       
On Your Own Typing

Hunt and peck no more! Learn typing basics including hand placement and proper technique using an online program that uses exercises and games. For children ages 6-12. Limited space. Registration opens 2 weeks before each program.

Register   Lexington Park Friday, June 26, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.    
Register   Lexington Park Friday, July 17, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.    
       
       
A Hero Called The Lighthouse Keeper

Learn about the heroes that risked their lives to help guide ships safely to their destination. The presentation will include the daily life and expectations of a lighthouse keeper and highlight some heroic deeds of past lighthouse keepers. Presented by the St. Clements Island Museum. All ages!

Charlotte Hall  Wednesday, July 1, 6:30 p.m.    
       
       
Kindergarten Here We Come

Stories and activities to get almost-Kindergarteners ready for that important first day, including a ride on a real school bus!        

Charlotte Hall Wednesday, August 5, 10:30 a.m.    
Leonardtown Saturday, August 8, 10 a.m.    
Lexington Park Tuesday, August 4, 10 a.m.    
       
Learning Fun – Activity Sheets
 For Your Little One  
   
   
For All Ages  
 
   
Other Things to Do
   

 

 

Please note that library staff may be taking photos of any or all events to use for future library publications. Program participants’ photos may be used without notification or compensation. If you do not feel comfortable having your photo taken, please inform library staff when you arrive to a program.