Kids Programs

Kids Programs

2015 Fall Fun Children’s Brochure PDF File

 

 
Storytimes September 1 – November 28
Baby Storytimes
2 – 12 months
Charlotte Hall
Lexington Park
Leonardtown
Tuesdays
Tuesdays
Thursdays
10 a.m.
10 a.m.
9:30 a.m.
Toddler Storytimes
ages 1 – 2 1/2 years
Charlotte Hall
Charlotte Hall
Leonardtown
Leonardtown
Lexington Park
Tuesdays
Wednesdays
Wednesdays
Thursdays
Thursdays
10:30 a.m.
11 a.m.
10 a.m.
10 a.m.
11 a.m.
Pre-school
ages 3 – 5 years
Charlotte Hall
Charlotte Hall
Leonardtown
Lexington Park
Lexington Park
Tuesdays
Wednesdays
Wednesdays
Tuesdays
Thursdays
11 a.m.
10:30 a.m.
11 a.m.
10:30 a.m.
10:30 a.m.
Wiggle-Giggle
for children with extra energy
Lexington Park
Leonardtown
Tuesdays
Thursdays
11 a.m.
11 a.m.
Saturday Storytime
All ages
Charlotte Hall Saturdays 10:30 a.m.

ACTIVITIES

Homeschool Back-To-School
Homeschool students and parents, start your school year off right by learning how to get the most from your library’s resources and services. Meet fellow homeschoolers and your friendly library staff!
Leonardtown Friday, September 11, 2-3:30 p.m.
Luis Montalván and Tuesday! 
Meet a true hero and his service dog, Tuesday! Luis Carlos Montalván, New York Times bestselling author and his tail-wagging best friend and service dog Tuesday will present their children’s book Tuesday Tucks Me In. All ages.
      Lexington Park Sunday, September 13, 2-4 p.m.
 
Bay K-9 Search and Rescue Demonstration
Meet the search and rescue dogs and their human partners, learn about what they do and how they train, watch as they track down a “missing person.”
Leonardtown Saturday, September 12, 10 a.m.
Charlotte Hall Saturday, November 21, 3 p.m.
STEM @ your library
Preschool STEM Explorers: Build It Big!
Read books about construction and then try building challenges like towers, ramps, and bridges.
Ages 3-5. Registration opens 2 weeks before each program
Register     Leonardtown Friday, September 25, 10 a.m.
Register     Lexington Park Monday, October 12, 10 a.m.
Register     Charlotte Hall Thursday, November 12, 10:30 a.m.
School-Age STEM: CSI Library
There’s been a terrible crime at the library! Use the tools of science to collect and analyze clues, make logical deductions, and solve the mystery before time runs out.
Ages 7+. Registration opens 2 weeks before each program
Register     Charlotte Hall Monday, October 12, 2 p.m.
Register     Leonardtown Monday, October 12, 5 p.m.
Register     Lexington Park Friday, September 25, 2:30 p.m.
Minecraft Mania
Share strategies with other Minecrafters, explore new terrain, gather raw materials, and create amazing structures. Ages 6-14.
Leonardtown – Drop-In, No Registration
 Friday, September 4, 2-4 p.m.
 Friday, October 9, 2-4 p.m.
 Friday, November 6, 2-4 p.m.
 Friday, December 4, 2-4 p.m.
Lexington Park – Registration Required. Opens 2 weeks before each program.
Wednesday, September 23, 6-7:30 p.m. Register
Tuesday, October 13, 6-7:30 p.m. Register
Monday, November 23, 6-7:30 p.m. Register
LEGO Fun!
We supply the bricks, you bring the imagination! Build together with LEGO and Duplo pieces. All ages.
Leonardtown Friday, September 18, 2 p.m
Leonardtown Friday, October 16, 2 p.m.
aMAZEing Mazes
Love mazes and puzzles? Love building stuff? Design and draw paper mazes, build marble mazes from LEGO and recycled materials, challenge your friends and take on the life-size Mega-Maze! All ages.
Lexington Park Friday, October 16, 2:30 p.m.
Papitam! (Let’s Play!) Native American Program
Meet, play, and learn with local Native Americans for hands-on activities: pottery, jewelry-making, sports, music, and dance. Ages 4-7. Registration opens 2 weeks before each program.
Register     Leonardtown Saturday, October 17, 10 a.m.
Register     Lexington Park Saturday, October 17, 2 p.m.
Register     Charlotte Hall Saturday, November 28, 10 a.m.
Read for the Record
Help libraries world-wide break the record for the most people reading a single book on the same day. Enjoy a reading of Kelley Bennett’s book, Not Norman: A Goldfish Story.
       Thursday, October 22
Charlotte Hall 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Leonardtown 10 a.m. and 11 a.m.
Lexington Park 10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.
Halloween Spooktacular
Dress up in costume, enjoy not-so-scary stories and awesome activities, then trick-or-treat through the library. All ages.       
Charlotte Hall Saturday, October 24, 10:30 a.m.
Lexington Park Monday, October 26, 6 p.m.
Leonardtown Tuesday, October 27, 6 p.m.
Button Making
Use the library’s button making machines to make cool accessories. All supplies provided. All ages.
Lexington Park Wednesday, November 25, 10 a.m.
Charlotte Hall Tuesday, December 2, 2 p.m.
Velvet Art
Color a velvet art masterpiece for your loved one- great holiday gifts! All supplies provided. All ages.
Charlotte Hall Monday, December 21, 2 p.m.
Snowtastic
Celebrate the season with a flurry of stories, wintry games, and frosty crafts. All ages.       
Lexington Park Tuesday, December 15, 10 a.m.
Charlotte Hall Saturday, December 19, 10:30 a.m.
Leonardtown Tuesday, December 22, 10 a.m.
Noon Year’s Eve Party
All the fun of a New Year’s Eve Party for our young friends with early bed times! Count down to a happy NOON year with stories, songs, and fun activities!     
Leonardtown Thursday, December 31, 11:15 a.m.
Lexington Park Thursday, December 31, 11:15 a.m.
Charlotte Hall Thursday, December 31, 11:30 a.m.
Learning Fun – Activity Sheets
 For Your Little One    
For All Ages
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