Kids Programs

Programs

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Storytimes
January 6 – April 30

 

Baby Steps Storytimes
2 – 12 months

Charlotte Hall
Leonardtown
Lexington Park

Tuesdays    
Thursdays
Tuesdays     

10:00 AM
 9:30 AM
10:00 AM

Toddler Storytimes
1-2 1/2 years

Charlotte Hall
Leonardtown

Lexington Park   

Tuesdays     
Wednesdays  
Thursdays     
Thursdays     

10:30 AM
10:00 AM
10:00 AM
11:00 AM

Pre-school
3-5 years

Charlotte Hall

Leonardtown
Lexington Park

Tuesdays      
Wednesdays   
Wednesdays   
Tuesdays       
Thursdays       

11:00 AM
10:30 AM
11:00 AM
10:30 AM
10:30 AM

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

Charlotte Hall
Leonardtown
Lexington Park

Wednesdays  
Thursdays      
Tuesdays     

11:00 AM
11:00 AM
11:00 AM

Saturday Storytimes
All ages

Charlotte Hall

Saturdays      

10:30 AM


FUN ACTIVITIES


 
STEM @ your library
       
School-age: Crazy for Chemistry  Dress for mess and get hands-on with crazy chemistry activities. Cook up a gooey polymer and experiment with density, surface tension and more. Watch out! Something might even EXPLODE! Ages 7+. Registration opens 2 weeks before the program.
Register      Charlotte Hall Thurs, Apr. 2, 2 – 3 pm  

 

Register      Leonardtown
Tues, Mar. 31, 2:30 – 3:30 pm  

 

Register      Lexington Park Thurs, Apr. 23 3:30 – 4:30 pm  

 

     

 

Pre-School Science Explorers Ages 3 – 5 years. Registration open 2 weeks before the program. Read, experiment and create with hands-on science activities focused on these topics:
Pizza Counting & Measuring      
Register     Charlotte Hall Mon, Mar. 23, 10:30 – 11:15 am  

 

Register     Leonardtown Fri, Feb. 27, 10 – 10:45 am  

 

Register     Lexington Park Fri, Jan. 23, 10 – 10:45 am    
       
Magnet Science      
Register     Charlotte Hall Mon, Jan. 26, 10:30 – 11:15 am    
Register     Leonardtown Fri, Mar. 27, 10 – 10:45 am    
Register     Lexington Park Fri, Feb. 27, 10 – 10:45 am    
       
Color Mixing      
Register     Charlotte Hall Mon, Feb. 23, 10:30 – 11:15 am    
Register     Leonardtown Fri, Jan. 23, 10 – 10:45 am    
Register     Lexington Park Fri, Mar. 27, 10 – 10:45 am    
      
Pirates and Princesses
Put on your best pirate, princess, or fairy-tale outfit and join us for royal crafts, exciting challenges and lots of imaginative fun.  All ages. 
Lexington Park Thurs, Dec. 18, 6-7 pm    
       
Crafternoon 
Looking for something fun to do?  Drop in and complete a nifty craft with supplies provided.     
Charlotte Hall Mon, Dec. 22, 1-4 pm    
     
Snowtastic
Celebrate the season with a flurry of stories, wintry games, and frosty crafts.  All ages.
Charlotte Hall Sat, Dec. 27, 10:30-11:30 am    
Leonardtown Mon, Dec. 15, 6-7 pm    
Lexington Park Thurs, Dec. 11, 11 am-12 noon    
       
Life-sized Candy Land
After creating a Candy Land costume, collect prizes as you race to the finish.  Look out for Molasses Swamp!  Board games are never this much fun!  Ages 6+.
Leonardtown Mon, Dec. 29, 2-4 pm    
Lexington Park Mon, Jan. 26, 5 – 6:30 pm    
       
Minecraft Camp
Work together as a team to build a castle, then defend it against other teams. Ages 8+. Registration opens 2 weeks before the program.
Register           Lexington Park Sat, Jan. 3, 2 – 4 pm    
       
Imagination Station
Explore, create and take part in hands-on experiences and create your own art work to take home. Ages 4+. Supplies provided. 
Charlotte Hall Mon, Mar. 30, 10:30 -11:30 am    
Leonardtown Fri, Jan. 16, 2:30 – 4:30 pm    
       
Valentine Crafternoon      
Will you be our Valentine? Join us for an afternoon of Valentine crafts and card-making. Supplies provided. All ages.
Lexington Park Fri, Feb. 6, 3 – 4:30 pm    
       
Rosa Parks      
Come relive the Civil Rights movement through the eyes and words of Rosa Parks. Free. All ages. Performed by Janice Curtis Greene, Master Storyteller & Historical Interpreter. Co-sponsors: St. Mary’s County Branch of NAACP, Unified Committee for Afro-American Contributions (UCAC) & the Minority Outreach Coalition.
Lexington Park Sat, Feb. 7, 10:30 am    
       
Seusstravaganza!      
Celebrate the stories of Dr. Seuss with crafts, games, music and Seuss-tastic Story Theater. All ages.
Charlotte Hall Sat, Mar. 7, 10:30 -11:30 am    
Leonardtown Sat, Feb. 24, 2 – 4 pm    
Lexington Park Fri, Mar. 6, 10:30 – 11:30 am    
       
LEGO Fun
We supply the “bricks,” you bring the imagination! Come and build something amazing with our thousands of LEGO and Duplo pieces. All ages.
Charlotte Hall Fri, Jan. 16, 10:30 – 11:30 am    
Leonardtown Tues, Feb. 24, 2 – 4 pm    
Lexington Park Mon, Mar. 30, 2 – 4 pm    
       
Jim Gill: Music Play for All Young Children
Clap, sing, dance and even sneeze along to the silly and inspiring musical games as Jim Gill, an award-winning musician and author, strums energetic rhythms on his banjo. Free. All ages. Co-sponsored by Friends of St. Mary’s County Library.
Lexington Park Sun, Apr. 19, 2 – 3 pm    
       
Learning Fun – Activity Sheets
 For Your Little One  
   
   
For All Ages  
 
   
Other Things to Do