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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.

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.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.

Fairytale and STEAM

1:00pm - 1:30pm
Library Branch: Thurmont Regional Library
Room: Thurmont Imagination Zone
Age Group: Birth - 5, Elementary
Event Details:
Join us as we read a different fairytale each month and then see if you are up to the challenge to do your own Fairytale STEAM challenge.  ...
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
Library Branch: Urbana Regional Library
Room: Anthony M. Natelli Community Room
Age Group: Elementary
Program Type: Homeschool
Event Details:
Our youngest friends have been having all the fun! Now it is time for you to join in on the action! A monthly storytime geared for students in grades K through 5, including fun recommendations, themed activities, and samplings from 2022-2023 Maryland...
This event is in the "Teen" group.
Library Branch: C. Burr Artz Public Library
Room: STEM Lab
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: STEM
Event Details:
Teens and Tweens- Join us as we turn pumpkins into erupting volcanoes in a fun science experiment.  ...

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 "Teen" group.

Slime Lab

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Thurmont Regional Library
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Make & Create
Event Details:
Make your own slime creation with whatever special ingredients you choose. ...
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Teen Game Night: Trivia!

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Urbana Regional Library
Room: Small Conference Room
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Education & Enjoyment
Event Details:
Challenge your friends and make some new ones during a night of games and fun! Each month we will explore a different style of gaming, including board games, cooperative card games, tabletop roleplaying games, video game tournaments, and trivia night...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Walkersville Branch Library
Room: Discovery Meadow
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Education & Enjoyment
Event Details:
Improve your reading confidence and make a new friend when you read aloud to a Go Team Therapy Dog.  ...
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: Special Storytime
Event Details:
Spend a morning in nature. Enjoy a nature-themed storytime followed by an easy, ranger-guided hike. Come dressed for the weather. Meet at gravel parking lot across from park visitor center - 14707 Park Central Road, Thurmont, MD. ...
This event is in the "Birth - 5" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Middletown Branch Library
Room: Inside Library (MD)
Age Group: Birth - 5, All Ages
Program Type: Special Storytime
Event Details:
A special storytime in partnership with special guest Dari Diaz. Meet new friends and share books, music, movement, and more in English and in Spanish! Designed for ages 0 & up with a caregiver. ...
This event is in the "Birth - 5" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.

Fri-Yay! Meet a Firefighter

11:00am - 11:45am
Library Branch: Walkersville Branch Library
Room: Yard - Walkersville
Age Group: Birth - 5, Elementary
Program Type: Education & Enjoyment
Event Details:
Meet our local Walkersville Volunteer Fire Department! Talk to firefighters about what it's like on the job and check out a firetruck and equipment. ...
This event is in the "Birth - 5" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Reading with Heiress

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Brunswick Branch Library
Room: Community Room (BR)
Age Group: Birth - 5, All Ages
Program Type: Special Storytime
Event Details:
Learn about body safety with Heiress, the facility dog from the Child Advocacy Center of Frederick County. ...
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 "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 "Adult" group.

Edible Foraging Basics

10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Walkersville Branch Library
Room: Fireplace
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Education & Enjoyment
Event Details:
If there’s one skill that can improve your foraging yield, it’s tree ID. In this class, we’ll teach you how to use a foraging guide to get familiar with the structure and arrangement of common trees that every forager should learn. Then, we'll take a...
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 "Adult" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Emmitsburg Branch Library
Room: Community Room (EM)
Age Group: Adult, All Ages
Program Type: Education & Enjoyment
Event Details:
Discover the secrets of basic fermentation.  Presenter Jack Deatherage provides an overview of the process, resources and basic recipes to try at home. ...
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 "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Outreach, Special Storytime

Family Storytime

Songs, stories, and fun for the whole family. Designed for ages 0 and up with a caregiver.
Event Details:
Join us at Sophie and Madigan's Playground for an inclusive storytime! ...
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
Library Branch: C. Burr Artz Public Library
Room: Programming Room (CBA)
Age Group: Elementary
Program Type: Education & Enjoyment
Event Details:
Children practice reading skills to the patient and adorable Reading Education Assistance Dogs. For Children Grades K-5.  ...