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: Myersville Community Library
Room: Yard - Myersville
Age Group: Birth - 5
Program Type: Recurring Storytime
Event Details:
Join us for an outside family storytime. Enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, rhymes, and more! Ages 0-5. Consider bringing a blanket for sitting on the ground. Storytime will move inside in the event of bad weather. ...
This event is in the "Birth - 5" group.

Outdoor Preschool Storytime

11:00am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Walkersville Branch Library
Room: Yard - Walkersville
Age Group: Birth - 5
Program Type: Recurring Storytime
Event Details:
We've taken storytime outside where preschoolers and their caregivers will learn early literacy skills with fun songs, story telling, movement, and more. Don't forget a blanket for sitting on the ground. ...
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 fun for preschoolers and their grownups. Designed for ages 3-5 with a caregiver. ...
This event is in the "Birth - 5" group.

Toddler Storytime

11:15am - 11:45am
Library Branch: C. Burr Artz Public Library
Room: Community Room (CBA)
Age Group: Birth - 5
Program Type: Recurring Storytime

Toddler Storytime

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.
Library Branch: Walkersville Branch Library
Room: Yard - Walkersville
Age Group: Birth - 5
Event Details:
Preshoolers and their caregivers will practice school-readiness skills with cutting, tracing, play, and other literacy activities. ...
This event is in the "Teen" group.
Library Branch: Thurmont Regional Library
Room: Community Room (TRL)
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: STEM
Event Details:
Complete in a tournament of popular esport games. ...
This event is in the "Teen" group.
Library Branch: Myersville Community Library
Room: Community Room (MY)
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Education & Enjoyment, Make & Create
Event Details:
Create your very own masterpiece! For kids and teens in grades 6-12. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Brunswick Branch Library
Room: Community Room (BR)
Age Group: Adult, All Ages
Program Type: Wellness
Event Details:
COVID-19 vaccinations and boosters for ages 5 and up. Thursdays from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Pre-register at: www.frederickcountymd.gov/covidvaccine Testing for COVID-19 is not available at this location.   ...
This event is in the "Teen" group.
Library Branch: Emmitsburg Branch Library
Room: Community Room (EM)
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Education & Enjoyment
Event Details:
Come play on Open Game Night!  Board games, card games, chess and much more. It's a fun night of cooperative play and team building. ...
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Teen Library Council

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Urbana Regional Library
Room: Anthony M. Natelli Community Room
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Education & Enjoyment
Event Details:
Teen Library Council is an opportunity for teens to help steer the vision of teen programming at their library branch. Each month we have a guest speaker, free snacks, and teens receive double Service Learning Hours for attending. Serving on the Teen...
This event is in the "Teen" group.

After School Special

6:15pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Brunswick Branch Library
Room: Inside Library (BR)
Age Group: Teen
Event Details:
A program dedicated to High Schoolers, especially juniors and seniors, that are exploring their post-graduation options, specifically outside of a 4 year university degree. We will have 5 panelists, representing various fields from welding to farming...
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.

Baby Storytime

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

Baby Storytime

Songs, stories, and play for babies and their grownups. Designed for ages 0-24 months 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.
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.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
Library Branch: Thurmont Regional Library
Room: Partner Location (TRL)
Age Group: Birth - 5, Elementary
Program Type: Education & Enjoyment, Special Storytime
Event Details:
Join us as we head to Brookfield Pumpkins for a special storytime all about pumpkins! Please bring a blanket to sit on! ...
This event is in the "Birth - 5" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.

Fri-Yay! Game Day

11:00am - 11:45am
Library Branch: Walkersville Branch Library
Room: Yard - Walkersville
Age Group: Birth - 5, Elementary
Program Type: Education & Enjoyment
Event Details:
Join us on the lawn for a day of fun with board games, physical challenges, learning activities, and more!  ...
This event is in the "Teen" group.

I Believe in Me

3:30pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Walkersville Branch Library
Room: Darrell L Batson Community Room
Age Group: Teen
Event Details:
Join us today for a visit with Aje Hill and the I Believe in Me Foundation. ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Urbana Regional Library
Room: Partner Location (UR)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Outreach
Event Details:
Frederick County Public Libraries is celebrating Library Card Sign Up Month in our community this Fall! Stop by our outreach table at the UHS football stadium to sign up for a card, hear about our free library services, and check out our fun giveaway...
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.

Family Storytime

10:15am - 10:45am
Library Branch: C. Burr Artz Public Library
Room: Community Room (CBA)
Age Group: Birth - 5
Program Type: Recurring Storytime
Event Details:
Enjoy stories, fingerplays, rhymes, and more. Designed for ages 0-5 with caregiver.  ...
This event is in the "Birth - 5" group.
Library Branch: C. Burr Artz Public Library
Room: Community Room (CBA)
Age Group: Birth - 5
Program Type: Special Storytime
Event Details:
Donna DiMarco brings deaf, hard of hearing and CODA babies and their families stories, interactive bonding moments and more in this ASL immersive storytime. Stay and play after. ...

Disclaimer(s)

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.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Elementary, Adult, All Ages
Program Type: Outreach
Event Details:
Join us at the Villages of Urbana Fall Festival for an afternoon fall fun.  ...
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...