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Kids


Playaway Launchpads!


Launchpad

Be one of the first to play with a new Launchpad tablet, designed just for young children. Each themed Launchpad offers fun apps and games. Learn more about Playaway Launchpads @ your library!



ABCmouse is available free at the Library!Image of ABCMouse

Try this popular early literacy curriculum filled with books, puzzles, games and learning activities designed to engage your young children at any of our branches!


Crazy 8s Math Club: Grades K-2Abacus

Bowie Branch

Ages 5-12, Mondays, 4 pm

Crazy 8's is an after-school math club designed to get kids in grades K-2 fired up about math! Every week Crazy 8er's will build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess… all while bonding with new friends over math. It’s time to make math the cool thing to do after school.



Mini VolcanoesSTEM Fiesta!
Hyattsville Branch
Ages 5-12, Saturday, May 28, 3 pm
Visit fun science activity stations, talk with local scientists, enjoy a snack, and take home a free science book! Bring the whole family.                                                









sidewalk chalk

On Your Mark, Get Set, Sidewalk Chalk!

Largo-Kettering Branch

All ages, Saturday, July 9, 10 am-5 pm

Decorate our sidewalks based on the Health and Wellness summer theme. Trace hands and feet, draw faces, play chalk games, create pictures of sports and games!


 Lego® Creative Clubs @ your library

  Ages 5-12 (Children under 8 with adult caregiver)

  Enjoy freestyle building. Lego® parts will be provided.
  Kids, let your imagination run wild!


Glenarden Branch

Wednesdays, 4:30 pm

Accokeek Branch
Wednesdays, 7 pm


Picture of STEM event at the South Bowie Library BranchSTEM Family Night

Ages 5-12 with adult caregiver Join us as we explore science, technology, engineering and math. Drop in for hands-on experiments and activities.

Hillcrest Heights Branch               
Wednesdays, 4:30 pm 

South Bowie Branch                     
Tuesdays, 7 pm

Boys Read 

90+3 Boys Read
Glenarden Branch
Ages 8-12, Tuesdays, 4 pm
Join us at the Glenarden Branch for our new 90+3 Boys Read program! Led by a former NCAA Division 1 athlete, this program will give boys the chance to read about sports, and more importantly gain the skills to be successful in the classroom and in life.

Program highlights include reading books about some of the best soccer players and teams in the world, playing outside to build teamwork, eating healthy snacks, and meeting other academically-driven young men.



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