Announcements

C. Burr Artz Alert

Accessibility improvements in front of the C Burr Artz Public Library begin Tuesday, 9/6. Please expect updated traffic patterns and access routes. Please call 301-600-1630 for current details regarding ADA, bookdrop, and curbside access.

Upcoming Events

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This event is in the "Birth - 5" group.
Library Branch: Middletown Branch Library
Room: Inside Library (MD)
Age Group: Birth - 5
Program Type: Recurring Storytime
Event Details:
Songs, stories, and play for babies and their grownups. Designed for ages 0-24 months with a caregiver. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: C. Burr Artz Public Library
Room: Study Room 3 (CBA)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Education & Enjoyment
Event Details:
Maryland Legal Aid attorneys are available every other Monday on a first-come, first-served basis to provide brief one-on-one advice focusing on a variety of areas including: criminal record expungement, COVID-related housing issues, and more. Drop b...
Library Branch: Thurmont Regional Library
Room: Community Room (TRL)
Event Details:
COVID-19 updated boosters (Pfizer only 5+ years old) from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Updated boosters by appointment only at: www.frederickcountymd.gov/covidvaccine Masks are recommended in the library. Testing for COVID-19 is not available at t...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Books & Authors
Event Details:
This fall, Frederick County Public Libraries will again participate in One Maryland One Book, a program from Maryland Humanities that strives to unite Marylanders of diverse backgrounds through the shared experience of reading the same book. The 2022...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Urbana Regional Library
Room: Small Conference Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Education & Enjoyment, Public Meeting
Event Details:
Ready for a new chapter in life?  Maybe it's time to consider downsizing?  Maybe less rooms and more gardens?  Or the lure of a condo is calling your name but you're just not sure?  What will you do with your stuff?  Come on ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Urbana Regional Library
Age Group: Adult, All Ages
Program Type: History & Genealogy
Event Details:
Patrons of all ages are welcome to stop by the Urbana Regional Library and record their experiences as part of the Global Z Recording Project, Living and Dying with COVID-19: The Maryland Stories.  Tell the story of your experience during the...
This event is in the "Birth - 5" group.
Library Branch: Urbana Regional Library
Room: Anthony M. Natelli Community Room
Age Group: Birth - 5
Program Type: Recurring Storytime
Event Details:
Music, movement, stories, and more! Designed for ages 0 and up with a caregiver.  ...
This event is in the "Birth - 5" group.

Preschool Storytime

10:15am - 10:45am
Library Branch: C. Burr Artz Public Library
Room: Community Room (CBA)
Age Group: Birth - 5
Program Type: Recurring Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Songs, stories, and fun for preschoolers and their grownups. Designed for ages 3-5 with a caregiver.

Disclaimer(s)

Sign Language Interpreter

If an american sign language (asl) interpreter is needed for an event, we ask that you contact us one week in advance to ensure that we can process this request. If you need to cancel this request, we ask that you give us one weeks' notice.
This event is in the "Birth - 5" group.

Toddler Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Brunswick Branch Library
Room: Community Room (BR)
Age Group: Birth - 5
Program Type: Recurring Storytime
Event Details:
Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and more!  Designed for toddlers and their caregivers. ...
This event is in the "Birth - 5" group.

Baby Storytime

10:30am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Thurmont Regional Library
Room: Community Room (TRL)
Age Group: Birth - 5
Program Type: Recurring Storytime
Event Details:
Songs, stories, and play for babies and their grownups. Designed for ages 0-24 months with a caregiver.   Afterwards, we offer a "stay and play" for all to enjoy. ...
This event is in the "Birth - 5" group.

Family Storytime

11:00am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Emmitsburg Branch Library
Room: Community Room (EM)
Age Group: Birth - 5
Program Type: Recurring Storytime
Event Details:
Enjoy music, stories and more. ...
This event is in the "Birth - 5" group.

Outdoor Toddler Storytime

11:00am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Walkersville Branch Library
Room: Yard - Walkersville
Age Group: Birth - 5
Program Type: Recurring Storytime
Event Details:
Bring a blanket and your wiggles for songs, stories, and fun for toddlers and their grownups. ...
This event is in the "Birth - 5" group.
Library Branch: C. Burr Artz Public Library
Room: Programming Room (CBA)
Age Group: Birth - 5
Program Type: Education & Enjoyment
Event Details:
Enjoy a variety of activities to help develop the skills needed for school. Designed for ages 3-5 with a caregiver. ...
This event is in the "Birth - 5" group.

Storytime Rocks!

11:00am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Edward F. Fry Memorial Library at Point of Rocks
Room: Small Room
Age Group: Birth - 5
Program Type: Recurring Storytime
Event Details:
We're turning storytime up to 11! Come explore books and stories through music, movement, and plenty of dancing to kid-friendly tunes. Geared for children ages 0-5. Siblings welcome! ...
This event is in the "Birth - 5" group.

Toddler Storytime (Age 2)

11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Middletown Branch Library
Room: Inside Library (MD)
Age Group: Birth - 5
Program Type: Recurring Storytime
Event Details:
Songs, stories, and fun for toddlers and their grownups. Designed for 2 year olds with a caregiver. ...
This event is in the "Birth - 5" group.

Toddler Skills

11:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Walkersville Branch Library
Room: Yard - Walkersville
Age Group: Birth - 5
Program Type: Education & Enjoyment
Event Details:
Introducing toddlers and their caregivers to a variety of preschool-readiness skills including fine motor development, social emotional skills, and early literacy activities. ...
This event is in the "Birth - 5" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
Library Branch: Emmitsburg Branch Library
Room: Community Room (EM)
Age Group: Birth - 5, Elementary
Program Type: Education & Enjoyment
Event Details:
Learn about body boundaries with Heiress, the service dog from the Child Advocacy Center. Through stories, experts will help kids know their own body, understand how to recognize inappropriate touch, speak up if body boundaries have been crossed, and...
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Outdoor Teen STEAM

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Walkersville Branch Library
Room: Yard - Walkersville
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Education & Enjoyment, STEM
Event Details:
Join us on the lawn to explore, create, and experiment with STEAM activities! ...
This event is in the "Teen" group.
Library Branch: Middletown Branch Library
Room: Inside Library (MD)
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: STEM
Event Details:
We invite Grades 4-12 to join us for our monthly technology program!  Each month we will feature different tech from 3D printing to eSports and Virtual Reality! This month we will learn more about 3D printing, see a 3D printer in action, and exp...
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
Library Branch: Thurmont Regional Library
Room: Deck
Age Group: Elementary
Program Type: Education & Enjoyment
Event Details:
Come join us as we learn about why pollinators are important to us and the environment! We will also be making a fun craft that will help our pollinators!    ...
This event is in the "Elementary" group.

Elementary Explorers

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: C. Burr Artz Public Library
Room: Community Room (CBA)
Age Group: Elementary
Program Type: Make & Create, STEM
Event Details:
Expand your horizons, make friends and more as we explore Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math with hands-on afterschool activities! Elementary Explorers takes place every Tuesday afternoon at 4pm. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Sign Language Interpreter

If an american sign language (asl) interpreter is needed for an event, we ask that you contact us one week in advance to ensure that we can process this request. If you need to cancel this request, we ask that you give us one weeks' notice.

Special Note Regarding Children's Programs

Any food/beverage offered may contain ingredients which may cause allergic reaction, i.e., wheat, nuts, soy, etc. Parents/guardians, please be advised that it is solely your responsibility to ensure the welfare of the children in your care and your option to allow/disallow the products offered. Registration for this event acknowledges that you have read and understand this caution.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
Library Branch: Brunswick Branch Library
Room: Community Room (BR)
Age Group: Elementary
Program Type: Education & Enjoyment
Event Details:
Train to be a spy at this top secret library program! Designed for children in grades K-5. ...
This event is in the "Teen" group.
Library Branch: C. Burr Artz Public Library
Room: STEM Lab
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Make & Create
Event Details:
Teens and Tweens- Join us for some monstrous fun as we create sock monsters and zombie pin cushions!  ...

Disclaimer(s)

Sign Language Interpreter

If an american sign language (asl) interpreter is needed for an event, we ask that you contact us one week in advance to ensure that we can process this request. If you need to cancel this request, we ask that you give us one weeks' notice.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Dungeons & Dragons

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Middletown Branch Library
Age Group: Elementary, Teen, Adult
Program Type: Education & Enjoyment
Event Details:
Join the adventure! Elementary ages and up are welcome to join us at Middletown Library for Dungeons and Dragons! All skill levels welcome! Roll the dice and decide your party's fate on your latest quest! DM, dice, character sheets, and more provi...