Fall Events for Children and Teens at Kent Island Branch of the Queen Anne’s County Free Library

Fridays, September 7, 14, and 21 at 9:45 and 11:00 a.m.
Mother Goose on the Loose
For 3 months – 36 months with an adult
Nursery rhymes, songs, movement, and story. Free. No registration. Kent Island Branch Library, 200 Library Circle, Stevensville, MD.

Thursdays, September 20, 27, and October 4, 11, and 25 at 10:30 a.m.
Story Times
For ages 2-5 with an adult
Read, sing, play, write, and talk as we share books, rhymes, songs, movement activities, and a craft. Free. No registration. Kent Island Branch Library, 200 Library Circle, Stevensville, MD.

Friday, September 28 at 9:45 and 11:00 a.m.
Little Hands Signing: Baby’s Signing Day
For babies-age 2 with an adult
This overview of useful signs to use throughout a typical day introduces the benefits of signing with young children, combining age-appropriate signs and activities with solid information for caregivers. A 25-minute storytime will be followed by a play session for babies/Q&A session for adults. Presented by Kathy MacMillan of Stories by Hand. Free. No registration. Kent Island Branch Library, 200 Library Circle, Stevensville, MD.

Saturday, September 29 at 11:00 a.m.
Teen Writers Group
For grades 6-12. Creative writing workshops featuring your choice of poetry, short fiction, and creative non-fiction. Free. No registration.

Wednesday, October 17 at 2:30 p.m.
LEGO® Fall Challenge
For Kdg-5th Grade.
Use the Library’s LEGO ® bricks to build fall symbols or spooky creations. Free. No registration. Kent Island Branch Library, 200 Library Circle, Stevensville, MD.

Thursday, October 18 at 10:30 a.m.
Flying Fingers of Fall
For ages 2-6
Learn basic American Sign Language through tales of falling leaves, squirrels, pumpkins and more! Signing storyteller Kathy MacMillan of Stories by Hand leads stories and songs that teach about communicating with our hands and eyes. Free. No registration. Kent Island Branch Library, 200 Library Circle, Stevensville, MD.

Friday, October 19 at 10:30 a.m.
Monster Bookmarks
For ages 5-10
Cut and decorate two styles of monster bookmarks. Free. No registration. Kent Island Branch Library, 200 Library Circle, Stevensville, MD.


Friday, October 26 at 9:45 and 11:00 a.m.
Monster Goose
For 3 months-36 months with an adult
A non-scary Halloween version of Mother Goose on the Loose. Costumes welcome. Free. No registration. Kent Island Branch Library, 200 Library Circle, Stevensville, MD.

Wednesday, October 31 at 10:30 a.m.
Halloween Story Time
For ages 2-5 with an adult
Halloween stories, songs, and movement activities. Come in costume to parade through the library. Free. No registration. Kent Island Branch Library, 200 Library Circle, Stevensville, MD.

Thursday, November 8 at 10:30 a.m.
Science Unscripted
For Kdg-5th grade
The Maryland Science Center presents exciting demonstrations from life science, physical science, and chemistry. Pre-registration is required and opens Monday, Oct. 15. Made possible by a donation from the Sinsky-Kresser-Racusin Memorial Foundation. Free. Kent Island Branch Library, 200 Library Circle, Stevensville, MD.

For a complete calendar of events, please visit www.quan.lib.md.us and click on “Children’s Services” or “Teen and Adult Events.” For more information, please speak with Ms. Julie or call the library at (410) 643-8161.

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