December Programs for Lake Seneca Students at Germantown Library

December at Germantown Library (19840 Century Blvd.) looks to be spectacular, with plenty of events and recurring programs of interest to Lake Seneca students. Below is just a select list. Visit the library’s events page for a full list of events and further details. All programs are free, although some require advance registration. Program descriptions courtesy Montgomery County Public Libraries.

FAMILY STORYTIME
Saturdays, 10:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Designed to delight children of all ages, these programs are filled with diverse stories and activities that promote and develop language skills and imagination. The programs encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning, and introduce them to the culture of reading.
December program dates: 12/1, 12/8, 12/15, 12/22, 12/29

TEENS TUTORING KIDS CLUB
Mondays & Thursdays, 3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Poolesville High School students with a group called A Seat at Our Table will offer tutoring services to students in kindergarten through 6th grade for two hours after school on Mondays and Thursdays. The tutors will meet with students in the Group Study Room in the back of the children’s area.
December program dates: 12/3, 12/6, 12/10, 12/13, 12/17, 12/20

READ TO A DOG
Thursdays, 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Read to a certified therapy dog. We especially encourage the participation of beginning readers, or those who want to improve their reading skills. First come, first served. Tickets will be given out one-hour before the program.
December program dates: 12/6, 12/13, 12/20

GIRLS JUST WANT TO COMPUTE!
Thursdays, 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Are you interested in developing computer coding skills and meeting like-minded students? Come join us! Ages 10 and up. No registration.
December program dates: 12/6, 12/13, 12/20

4TH-6TH GRADE STEM BOOK DISCUSSION
Thursday, 12/20, 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Join us for a STEM-themed book club! Each month we will read and discuss a book with a STEM-based theme. Following the discussion will be a STEM activity. This discussion group is for 4th-6th graders. The next month’s book will be provided at the end of each meeting. This month’s book is Nick and Tesla’s High-Voltage Danger Lab by “Science Bob” Pflugfelder.
**Limited space. Register at the Germantown Library at the Children’s Information Desk and get a copy of the book. Must be in 4th-6th grade.**

GINGERBREAD MAN HUNT
All Day, 12/24-12/30
We’ve heard rumors that the Gingerbread Man will be hiding out at the Germantown Library the week of Winter Break. He’s very sneaky, so we need your help to find him. We have some clues that will help you, so stop by the Children’s Desk any time during Winter Break to see if you can find where the Gingerbread Man is hiding each day. Find him as many days as you can to earn a reward! This is a program for children of all ages.

WRITER’S WORKSHOP WITH DON SAKERS
Thursday, 12/27, 1:30 p.m.
Are you a third through sixth grader who has a story to tell? Join us for a writer’s workshop with science fiction writer Don Sakers and get your creative juices flowing!
**Online registration required.

SOOLAH HOOPS
Saturday, 12/29, 2:00 p.m.
Learn hula-hooping techniques and try them out for yourself! For ages 4-14. Limited free tickets available one hour before program starts.

“NOON” YEAR’S EVE
Monday, 12/31, 12 p.m.-2 p.m.
Stop in our children’s collaboration room and join us for a drop-in craft to celebrate the coming new year! All ages.

 

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