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Waldorf West Family Story Time

July 21, 2017 - 12:56am
When: Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Where: CCPL / West Branch

This story time is a monthly program that is scheduled for every 3rd Saturday and includes books, songs, fingerplays, and flannel board stories. It is designed for children of multiple ages and their parents. This is a 45 minute program and a simple craft is included.

My Fresh Start: Free Showers

July 20, 2017 - 12:53am
When: Friday, August 18, 2017 - 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: CCPL / West Branch

Lifestyles of Maryland Foundation, Inc. will partner with Charles County Public Library to make the library's public showers available to individuals who have been certified as homeless by Lifestyles. Individuals are welcome on the third Friday of the month from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Please call 301-609-9900 for more information.

Summer of Art Exploration: Painting with Forks

July 18, 2017 - 12:39am
When: Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: CCPL / Potomac Branch at Potomac Meeting Room

Join us in exploring various art methods this summer. We will be creating one of a kind art works painted with forks.

Hop on the Bus!

July 17, 2017 - 12:33am
When: Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Where: CCPL / Potomac Branch at Potomac Meeting Room

The new school year is nearly here! Join us for a great opportunity for young children to get over their school jitters by hopping on the bus. We'll read a school bus story, and then board a school bus for a ride to a local elementary school. Kids will be able to talk to the bus driver and learn what they will do on their first day of school!

(Waldorf West) Hop on the Bus

July 16, 2017 - 12:25am
When: Monday, August 14, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: CCPL / West Branch at Meeting Room A & C

The new school year is nearly here! Join us for a great opportunity for young children to get over their school jitters by hopping on the bus. We'll read a school bus story, and then board a school bus for a ride to a local elementary school. Kids will be able to talk to the bus driver and learn what they will do on their first day of school!

Math Club

July 16, 2017 - 12:25am
When: Monday, August 14, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: CCPL / La Plata Branch

Want to add all the numbers from 1 to 100 in less than 30 seconds? Want to make mind-blowing art from math? Learn all this and more! Discover some tricks you can use in math class while having a blast!

The Bubble Lady: Sounds Like Fun!

July 13, 2017 - 3:05pm
When: Friday, July 28, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: CCPL / Potomac Branch

The Bubble Lady joins us with a brand new show! We will do fun experiments with bubbles that will teach us about sound and vibration!

Touch a Truck

July 12, 2017 - 2:58am
When: Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: CCPL / West Branch

Trucks helps us move, make and build! Join us as we get a chance to Touch a Truck! Sit in a dump truck, see a bulldozer, explore our new Mobile Library truck! Get inspired to Build a Better World

Maker Madness!

July 12, 2017 - 2:58am
When: Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: CCPL / La Plata Branch

We'll provide the activities and challenges, you provide the solutions! Join us for a chance to try different maker tasks - build something to float in a wind tunnel or a bridge to cross a gap. We provide all the materials, you provide the creativity!

Kid Trivia Night

July 12, 2017 - 2:58am
When: Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: CCPL / Potomac Branch at Potomac Meeting Room

Think you know everything about everything? Test your knowledge of your favorite video games, books, movies, TV shows, and so much more! Prizes for the top winners!

Bay K-9 Search and Recovery

July 11, 2017 - 2:50am
When: Wednesday, August 09, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: CCPL / La Plata Branch

Join Bay K-9 Search and Recovery, a local non-profit search and rescue service, for a demonstration of bloodhound search and rescue techniques. This event promises to be exciting with lots of doggie fun!

Crafty Kids: Kites and Rainbows

July 11, 2017 - 2:50am
When: Wednesday, August 09, 2017 - 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: CCPL / Potomac Branch at Potomac Meeting Room

Learn how to create mini kite book marks and fun rainbow masterpieces!

Preschool Construction Zone

July 10, 2017 - 2:43am
When: Tuesday, August 08, 2017 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: CCPL / Potomac Branch at Potomac Meeting Room

Join us for construction site themed crafts, games, and early literacy activities!

Who Polluted the Potomac?

July 10, 2017 - 2:43am
When: Tuesday, August 08, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: CCPL / La Plata Branch

In this hands-on activity, kids learn about the challenges that the Potomac River faces. During this narrated story, kids sprinkle materials such as instant coffee and other “contaminates” into a container of water to visualize the impact of pollutants and land use on the river. The activity helps kids appreciate clean water and learn ways that we can all improve the health of our local waterways.

Waldorf West Evening Storytime

July 10, 2017 - 2:43am
When: Tuesday, August 08, 2017 - 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Where: CCPL / West Branch

This story time encourages emerging literacy skills through books, songs, fingerplays, and flannel board stories. It is designed for children of multiple ages and their parents. This is a 30 minute program that includes a simple craft.

My Gym @ Your Library!

July 9, 2017 - 2:37am
When: Monday, August 07, 2017 - 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Where: CCPL / Potomac Branch at Potomac Meeting Room

My Gym is at your library! My Gym staff will be on hand to lead children through circle time, songs, dance and tumbling skills. Each child must be accompanied by an adult to assist with activities.

Math Club

July 9, 2017 - 2:37am
When: Monday, August 07, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: CCPL / La Plata Branch

Want to add all the numbers from 1 to 100 in less than 30 seconds? Want to make mind-blowing art from math? Learn all this and more! Discover some tricks you can use in math class while having a blast!

Fun with Optical Illusions

July 6, 2017 - 2:31am
When: Friday, August 04, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: CCPL / Potomac Branch at Potomac Meeting Room

Join us in learning about optical illusions and create a few of your own to take home.

Cuddle Time!

July 5, 2017 - 2:29am
When: Thursday, August 03, 2017 - 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
Where: CCPL / La Plata Branch

A fun and unique storytime that will teach babies social skills, listening comprehension and the foundations of reading through board books and songs!

Storytime!

July 5, 2017 - 2:29am
When: Thursday, August 03, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Where: CCPL / La Plata Branch

Storytime for children 2-5 years old. Each week has a theme that features fun stories, songs, and a craft at the end!

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