Blue Ridge Summit Free Library
Monday - Lego and Wee Build Creation night!!! Let your imagination show its genius! All ages welcome. From 3:30 - 5 p.m.
Wednesday - Coffee club in the community room from 3:30 - 5 p.m.! Mingle with the gang for coffee, tea, puzzles, board games, coloring books, etc. Food donations appreciated.
Wednesday – VITT (very important teens and ‘tweens) night. The community room is reserved for teen use from 6 - 7:30 p.m. Just hang out or play WII, play board games, do puzzles, eat snacks, watch movies, make movies, etc.!
Saturday - Join us at 11 a.m. for Story and Craft Hour and all of its festivities! What could be better than a great book, a good snack, and a fun craft?
Upcoming Special Events
On Dec. 5th we will have our Christmas scherenschnitte get together with Bill Hammann. New members are welcome, old members are appreciated. Please bring your knives and boards if previous students. Younger children must be accompanied by an adult. Makes a great family project!
On Dec. 12th we will be viewing the FREE family holiday movie "Arthur Christmas" rated PG. "Santa's clumsy son Arthur gets put on a mission with St. Nick's father to give out a present they misplaced to a young girl in less than 2 hours." Bring your pillows!
Please join us on Dec. 16th from 4 - 6:30 p.m. for our annual holiday Open House! There will be crafts, carriage rides, caroling, fire trucks, movies, books, cookies, a tree lighting, and more! Free and open to the public.
Anime Manga club is on Dec. 18th at 6 p.m. Movies, graphic novels, books, and cool crafts will be showcased.
Digital Graphics Club is on Dec 20th at 6:30p.m.. Come to learn or come to help! We will be creating new graphics, animated and static, for our digital sign.
The Summit Stitchers Quilt Club is meeting on Dec. 19th at 5:30 p.m. New members and new projects are always welcome! Any skill level may attend. Challenges appreciated.
Dec. 22nd through the 25th the Blue Ridge Summit Free Library will be closed for the Christmas holiday and then Dec 29th through Jan 1st for New Years! See you in 2018!
Frederick County Library Events
Emmitsburg Branch Library
Hello Holidays: Mount St. Mary's Flute Choir Concert (All Ages) December 2, 2-3 p.m.
Caregiver Connection & Coffee Break (Adult) December 6, 11-11:30 a.m., Network with other caregivers and learn about childcare resources. Refreshments for adults and playtime for children provided.
Homeschool Connection (Grades 1-5), Wednesday, December 6, 2-3p.m., 12/6: Elf Houses, 12/20: Crazy 8's Math, 1/3: LEGO WeDo, 1/17: Winter Books and Art, 2/7: Library Olympics, 2/21: Cubetto. Register For Event 301-600-6329 or FCPL.Org
Hour of Code: Virtual Reality (Grades K-8) December 7, 6:30-7:30p.m. Interact with a VR headset during Hour of Code week, a global celebration of computer science.
Hello Holidays: Junior Gardeners - Tea Cup Arrangements (Grades 2-8) December 9, 10-12p.m. Silver Fancy Garden Club members lead participants in creating floral tea cup arrangements. Register For Event 301-600-6329 or FCPL.Org
Hello Holidays: DIY Gifts (Grades 6-12) December 16, 1-3 p.m.. Create a special holiday gift for a friend or fa.m.ily member.
R.E.A.D. with Wags for Hope (Grades K-5) December 21, 5-6 p.m.. Children read to Reading Education Assistance Dogs.
Painting on Rocks (Grades K-8) December 28, 10:30-12 p.m. Create winter-themed friendship rocks!
New Year Party (Ages 0-10) December 30, 10:30-12 p.m.. Fun and games to ring in.
Thurmont Regional Library
Hello Holidays: Annual Holly Jolly Event (All Ages) December 2, 10-1 p.m. Hands-on crafts for all ages, Ugly Sweater contest, Santa and Mrs. Claus read 'The Night Before Christmas' at 1 p.m.. Bring a camera!
Hour of Code: STEM Exploration (Ages 3-18) December 4, 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. TRL Community Room, STEM activities led by Mount St. Mary's University Women in STEM.
Hour of Code: Virtual Reality (Grades K-8) December 6, 4 p.m. - 5 p.m. TRL Children's Program Room, Interact with a VR headset during Hour of Code week, a global celebration of computer science.
Hello Holidays Art Series: Paint A Glass Ornament (Adult, Teens) December 6, 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. TRL Small Meeting Room, Artist Michele Maze of Seven Dragonflies Studio provides hands-on instruction to help you create a holiday ornament on glass. All supplies provided. Register For Event at 301-600-7212 or FCPL.Org
Hello Holidays: Ornaments from Nature (Grades 5-12) December 7, 6 - 7 p.m. TRL Community Room, Using pine cones, seeds, teasel, and more, Thurmont's Green Team will lead us in making unique ornaments to hang on any tree.
Hello Holidays: Folded Paper Holiday Card (Grades 4-12) December 9, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. TRL
Children's Program Room, Learn how to make beautiful holiday cards using the Iris Folding technique!
Hello Holidays: Folded Paper Holiday Card (Grades 4-12) December 10, 2 - 3 p.m. TRL
Community Room, Learn how to make beautiful holiday cards using the Iris Folding technique!
Stop Motion Animation (Grades 6-12) December 11, 1 - 2 p.m. TRL Small Meeting Room Create your own short videos. Register For Event at 301-600-7212 or FCPL.Org
Stop Motion Animation (Grades 6-12) December 12, 1 - 2 p.m. TRL Small Meeting Room Create your own short videos. Register For Event at 301-600-7212 or FCPL.Org
Chess Club (All Ages) December 16, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. TRL Small Meeting Room, Beginners to advanced players welcome. Learn, play and sharpen your skills.
Hello Holidays: Gingerbread Houses (Grades 6-12) December 21, 6 p.m. - 7 p.m., TRL Small Meeting Room, Gum drops, licorice, frosting, sprinkles, and much more - all provided to decorate your own graham cracker house.
R.E.A.D.® with Wags for Hope (Grades K-5) December 23, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m., Children read to Reading Education Assistance Dogs.
Movie Matinee (All Ages) December 27, 1 - 3 p.m., TRL Community Room, Watch a movie on the big screen with related activities.
Movie Night and Trail Mix (Grades 6-12) December 28, 6 - 7:30 p.m. TRL Community Room Watch a movie on the big screen with related activities.
Hello Holidays: New Year Party (Ages 0-10) December 29, 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. TRL Community Room, Fun and games to ring in.