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This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.
This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.

Storytime @ the Humane Society

10:00am - 10:30am
Mobile Learning Lab
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Mobile Learning Lab
Age Group: Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11
Program Type: Arts and Crafts, Storywalk at the Parks, Storytime
Event Details:

Who doesn't love animals?!  Come out to the Humane Society and have fun with us at our animal themed story time.  Our story walk will be set up along the dog walking route, so while you are there share a walk with a fantastic adoptable p

This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.
This event is in the "Ages 12-18" group.

Make Your Own Hispanic Heritage T-Shirt

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Centre Branch
Registration
Library Branch: Centre Branch
Room: The Space at Centre
Age Group: Ages 6-11, Ages 12-18
Program Type: Arts and Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:

Come make your own t-shirt to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month.  You must have your own black or white t-shirt.

This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.

Get Zen-Tangled Up

5:45pm - 6:45pm
Centre Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Centre Branch
Room: The Storybook Room
Age Group: Ages 6-11
Program Type: Arts and Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:

Come sit in on a fun time while we learn about doodles, and how to make fun ones! Registration highly encouraged.

This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.
This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.
This event is in the "Ages 12-18" group.

Craft Club

3:00pm - 4:30pm
Paul S. Sarbanes Branch
Library Branch: Paul S. Sarbanes Branch
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Ages 12-18
Program Type: Arts and Crafts
Event Details:

Come join us at the Sarbanes branch for an exciting afternoon crafting and let your imagination run wild! This program is open to children of all ages and supplies will be provided

Disclaimer(s)

Attending Children

Children under 8 must be monitored by a guardian who is at least 13 years old to assure the safety and behavior of that child. Children ages 8 and older may visit the library independently provided they are able to care for themselves and are able to understand and follow the Library’s Behavior Guidelines.

 

This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.
This event is in the "Ages 12-18" group.
This event is in the "Ages 19+" group.

E-gaming Day

10:00am - 12:00pm
Mobile Learning Lab
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Mobile Learning Lab
Age Group: Ages 6-11, Ages 12-18, Ages 19+
Program Type: Games, Technology
Event Details:

Are you a video gamer? Try out our tech gaming options on board the Mobile Learning Lab (parked at Fruitland Big Lots parking lot)!  We will have our Nintendo Switch, VR headset, tablets, and computers available for use.  

This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.

Coding for Kids

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Paul S. Sarbanes Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Paul S. Sarbanes Branch
Room: STEAM Studio
Age Group: Ages 6-11
Program Type: STEM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:

Whether you already know how to code or want to learn, this is the program for you! For Fall and Winter 2024, we'll explore different platforms and apps based on the Scratch engine.

This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.

Halloween Movie Night for Kids!

3:45pm - 6:00pm
Pittsville Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Pittsville Branch
Age Group: Ages 6-11
Program Type: Movie
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:

It’s Halloween all month long at the Pittsville branch! Come stop by every Tuesday for a special Halloween movie night. At the end you’ll get to grab a sweet treat from one of our librarians. This week’s movie is: Ghostbusters.

This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.
This event is in the "Ages 12-18" group.
This event is in the "Ages 19+" group.

Design Your Own Trick-or-Treat Bags!

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Pittsville Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Pittsville Branch
Age Group: Ages 6-11, Ages 12-18, Ages 19+
Program Type: Arts and Crafts, Class or Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:

Let’s get creative and make our very own custom trick-or-treat bags! We’ll be using canvas tote bags and iron-on vinyl to assemble our perfectly spooky creations.

This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.

Young Thinkers Club

4:30pm - 5:15pm
Paul S. Sarbanes Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Paul S. Sarbanes Branch
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Ages 6-11
Program Type: Class or Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:

In the Young Thinkers Club, children will play games, talk, and do activities that get them thinking--and having fun! This club is led by faculty and students from Salisbury University's philosophy department.

This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.
This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.

Paws to Read

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Paul S. Sarbanes Branch
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Paul S. Sarbanes Branch
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11
Program Type: Class or Workshop, Reading Challenge
Event Details:

Paws to Read allows your child to read aloud to a dog for 5 - 7 minutes. A volunteer will be present during the entire session. This activity helps build reading confidence in children while they are relaxing and having fun.

Disclaimer(s)

Attending Children

Children under 8 must be monitored by a guardian who is at least 13 years old to assure the safety and behavior of that child. Children ages 8 and older may visit the library independently provided they are able to care for themselves and are able to understand and follow the Library’s Behavior Guidelines.

 

This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.

Halloween Movie Night for Kids!

3:45pm - 6:00pm
Pittsville Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Pittsville Branch
Age Group: Ages 6-11
Program Type: Movie
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:

It’s Halloween all month long at the Pittsville branch! Come stop by every Tuesday for a special Halloween movie night. At the end you’ll get to grab a sweet treat from one of our librarians. This week’s movie is: Hocus Pocus.

This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.
This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.
This event is in the "Ages 12-18" group.
This event is in the "Ages 19+" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Halloween Costume Swap

All Day 10/16 - 10/31
Paul S. Sarbanes Branch
Library Branch: Paul S. Sarbanes Branch
Age Group: Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Ages 12-18, Ages 19+, Everyone
Program Type: Other, Special Events
Event Details:

Let's reuse and recycle this Halloween! Donate gently used Halloween Costumes and pick up a new-to-you ensemble for the holiday!

This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.

STEM Time

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Paul S. Sarbanes Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Paul S. Sarbanes Branch
Room: STEAM Studio
Age Group: Ages 6-11
Program Type: STEM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:

Imagine, design, explore, build, and discover using STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)! Bring your curiosity and imagination to play with Sphero Indi and Bolt, Snap Circuits, littleBits, and more!

This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.
This event is in the "Ages 12-18" group.

Game On!

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Pittsville Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Pittsville Branch
Age Group: Ages 6-11, Ages 12-18
Program Type: Games
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:

Come play your favorite video games every month! Every month is something new, so be sure to check us out. We have a variety of games for the Playstation 4, Nintendo Switch, VR headsets, and even board games!

Disclaimer(s)

Attending Children

Children under 8 must be monitored by a guardian who is at least 13 years old to assure the safety and behavior of that child. Children ages 8 and older may visit the library independently provided they are able to care for themselves and are able to understand and follow the Library’s Behavior Guidelines.

 

This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.

Get Zen-Tangled Up

5:45pm - 6:45pm
Centre Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Centre Branch
Room: The Storybook Room
Age Group: Ages 6-11
Program Type: Arts and Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:

Come sit in on a fun time while we learn about doodles, and how to make fun ones! Registration highly encouraged.

This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.

Fall Fest

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Paul S. Sarbanes Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Paul S. Sarbanes Branch
Age Group: Ages 6-11
Program Type: Arts and Crafts, Games, Special Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 40
Event Details:

Get ready for a Fall Fest tailor-made for kiddos aged 6-12! Dive into candy apple decorating, crafty yarn pumpkins, leaf sun catcher designs, beaded corn creations, mushroom ball toss, pumpkin tic-tac-toe, and a fun jam-can bean bag toss!

Disclaimer(s)

Attending Children

Children under 8 must be monitored by a guardian who is at least 13 years old to assure the safety and behavior of that child. Children ages 8 and older may visit the library independently provided they are able to care for themselves and are able to understand and follow the Library’s Behavior Guidelines.

 

This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.

Sew a Softie

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Paul S. Sarbanes Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Paul S. Sarbanes Branch
Room: STEAM Studio
Age Group: Ages 6-11
Program Type: Arts and Crafts, STEM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:

Learn how to sew in this monthly program for kids ages 6 and up. You will leave each session with a complete project; come to one or all!

This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.

Coding for Kids

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Paul S. Sarbanes Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Paul S. Sarbanes Branch
Room: STEAM Studio
Age Group: Ages 6-11
Program Type: STEM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:

Whether you already know how to code or want to learn, this is the program for you! For Fall and Winter 2024, we'll explore different platforms and apps based on the Scratch engine.

This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.

Halloween Movie Night for Kids!

3:45pm - 6:00pm
Pittsville Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Pittsville Branch
Age Group: Ages 6-11
Program Type: Movie
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:

It’s Halloween all month long at the Pittsville branch! Come stop by every Tuesday for a special Halloween movie night. At the end you’ll get to grab a sweet treat from one of our librarians. This week’s movie is: Goosebumps.

This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.

LEGO Robotics

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Paul S. Sarbanes Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Paul S. Sarbanes Branch
Room: STEAM Studio
Age Group: Ages 6-11
Program Type: STEM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:

LEGO robotics exists at the intersection of engineering and coding. We'll complete challenges to learn what we can do with the LEGO Education Spike kits.

This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.
This event is in the "Ages 12-18" group.

3D Printing Workshop

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Paul S. Sarbanes Branch
Library Branch: Paul S. Sarbanes Branch
Room: STEAM Studio
Age Group: Ages 6-11, Ages 12-18
Program Type: Arts and Crafts, STEM, Class or Workshop
Event Details:

Buckle up for a 3D modeling adventure! Unleash your creativity and bring your designs to life with our magical 3D printer right here at the library!

Registration Required

Disclaimer(s)

Attending Children

Children under 8 must be monitored by a guardian who is at least 13 years old to assure the safety and behavior of that child. Children ages 8 and older may visit the library independently provided they are able to care for themselves and are able to understand and follow the Library’s Behavior Guidelines.

 

This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.

Young Thinkers Club

4:30pm - 5:15pm
Paul S. Sarbanes Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Paul S. Sarbanes Branch
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Ages 6-11
Program Type: Class or Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:

In the Young Thinkers Club, children will play games, talk, and do activities that get them thinking--and having fun! This club is led by faculty and students from Salisbury University's philosophy department.

This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.

STEM games/Pop up Bookmobile Stop

10:00am - 12:00pm
Mobile Learning Lab
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Mobile Learning Lab
Age Group: Ages 6-11
Program Type: STEM, Games, MD STEM Festival, Technology
Event Details:

Are you interested in STEM?  We will have our STEM related games and activities out for use.  This program will take place on our Mobile Learning Lab with it being parked at Sharptown Town Hall.  Guess what!....our fabulous bookmobi

This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.

Homeschool Maker Monday

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Paul S. Sarbanes Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Paul S. Sarbanes Branch
Room: STEAM Studio
Age Group: Ages 6-11
Program Type: STEM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Details:

Explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math through fun activities at Homeschool Maker Monday! All homeschool students ages 6 to 11 are invited to join us the second and fourth Monday of each month to learn all about STEAM!