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Tag Archives: Frederick County Public Libraries

Calendar: Family Events in August and September

Brain Freeze Aug. 5, noon-7 p.m. Potter’s Guild of Frederick | 14 S. Market St., Frederick, MD 21701 Details: farm-fresh ice cream;hand-crafted bowls to take home $10-$20 | Goat Cuddles at the Farm Aug. 6, 2-2:30 p.m. Goat for the Soul | 10209 Fountain School Road, Union Bridge, MD 21791 Details: laugh, relax and de-stress while cuddling and petting …

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13 Books to Read During Teacher Appreciation Month

Young children to teens will enjoy reading and sharing these tales about teachers. PICTURE BOOKS “Teacher” by Lucy M. George, illustrated by Ando Twin This book is part of the Busy People series about people with different careers. The story introduces readers to a busy teacher and how she goes about her daily routine. She has to get everything ready …

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Frederick County Public Libraries to Begin Hosting Outdoor Story Times, Events Again

Frederick County Public Libraries are starting to bring back outdoor in-person library events and story times after two years of virtual programming due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “Our customers are really excited,” says Bryan Thomas Hissong, FCPL’s community engagement manager. “They have been waiting for story times and programs to come back. We have been patiently waiting to be able …

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Books Bring Artful Discoveries

Cultivate your children’s creativity with these stories about the arts. Picture Books “Norman’s First Day at Dino Day Care” written and illustrated by Sean Julian It’s Norman’s first day at Dino Day Care. Surely that’s enough reason to feel shy. Norman does what he does best: He makes himself invisible. Eventually, he manages to find his courage with a little …

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Books for Gifting: 10 Books Readers Will Welcome This Holiday Season

Discover stories that uplift and empower kids and teens. Baby and Toddler Books “Sleep, My Baby” by Dr. Lena Allen-Shore with Jacques J.M. Shore, illustrated by Jessica Courtney-Tickle This endearing bedtime story celebrates caregivers and babies all over the world who love lullabies. “One Patch of Blue” by Marthe Jocelyn Cuddle up with this wordless board book that follows the …

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‘No Matter Your Age, You Can Make A Difference’

Perrin and Zephyr Gold charitable kids

  Six-year-old Zephyr Gold says her family borrows 150 books from the Frederick County Public Library each week. “It’s sounds like an exaggeration, but it’s not,” says her mother, Kate Gold, with a smile. Kate and Brian Gold use the library as their primary source of curriculum for homeschooling their children, Zephyr and 4-year-old Perrin. Without the library, they wouldn’t …

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Frederick County Public Libraries Begins Work on New Middletown Branch

Frederick County Public Libraries has begun work on the construction of its new Middletown branch, scheduled to open in 2023. Both FCPL and Frederick County Government are working with a Frederick-based architectural firm Noelker and Hull and library design consultant HBM Architects to create a library branch that serves the needs of the Middletown community of library users. When completed, …

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