Maryland Library Events for Kids: March

Maryland Library Events for Kids: March

Maryland Library Events for the Little Ones

World Book Day - Maryland Library Events

In honor of World Book Day, here’s a look at Library Events for Little Children across Maryland!

If you have any suggestions of Maryland Library Events that you’d like me to add to the list, let me know!

March 3

Spanish Class for Little Amigos – Waldorf West Library, Waldorf
10405 O’Donnell Place, Waldorf, Maryland 20603
6:00 – 6:30pm
Bilingual stories (Spanish/English), songs, finger plays, and a craft!  Ages 2-5. 

March 5

Dad and Me Ready 2 Read Storytime – Laurel Library
8101 Sandy Spring Rd., Laurel, MD 20707
10:30 – 11:00am
A story time just for Dads and the Little Ones. Stories, songs, fingerplays and more!  Ages 0-5.

Pete the Cat Party! 
Lexington Park Library & Leonardtown Library
It’s a party with Pete! Join everyone’s favorite blue rock-n-roll cat for stories, arts and crafts, dancing, and silly games! All ages.

The Wonderful World of DisneyA Disney Dazzler! – Calvert Library, Prince Frederick
850 Costley Way, Prince Frederick, MD 20678
2:00 – 3:00pm
For all young and old Disney musical lovers out there, Sandy Griese will perform on piano as Emily Bowen Mudd, Nathan Bowen, James Huchla and Caitlin Fagan sing a magical romp through Disney favorites. All. Ages.

March 7

Summer Camp Fair – Calvert Library, Prince Frederick
850 Costley Way, Prince Frederick, MD 20678
6:30 – 8:30pm
Drop by to gather materials and explore summer options for your child. Over 30 local camp providers will be on hand representing a range of sports, academic, music, nature/environment, vacation bible school, and scouts camps. Dave-Center

March 8

Playday at the Library – Hyattsville Library
6530 Adelphi Rd, Hyattsville, 20782
11:30pm – 12:30pm
Talk, sing, read, write, and play with your toddler and make new friends during Playday. Children ages 1-3 and their caregivers and siblings are welcome.

STEM for Families: Water, Sum of the Parts –  South Bowie Library
15301 Hall Rd., Bowie, 20721
7:00 – 8:00pm
Explore science, technology, engineering and math. Drop in for hands-on experiments and activities. Ages 5 – 12.

March 9


Family Yoga – Waldorf P.D. Brown Library – Waldorf
50 Village St., Waldorf, Maryland 20602
10:30 am
This Yoga class if for young children to exercise playful and imaginative way. The name of the game is to have fun, get energized, and mimic nature and the world around you using your own body. Ages 4-9.

March of the Stuffed Animals – Potomac Branch Library – Indian Head
3225 Ruth B. Swann Dr., Indian Head, Maryland 20640
6:00 – 7:00pm
Wear your pajamas and bring your favorite stuffed animal – we’re having some math fun! We’ll do a critter census, solve fun animal-themed tangram puzzles, read “Snacktime for Fluffy” and hand out stickers and games to play at home. Ages 3-5. Must Register.

Sing, Sign and Play –  South Bowie Library
15301 Hall Rd., Bowie, 20721
10:30am – 11:30am
An opportunity for children under three with special needs along with their family and friends to participate in storytime, music and motor activities. Space is limited. Call or visit branch to sign up.(301) 850-0475. Ages 0-3.

Introduction to 3D Design – Largo-Kettering Library
9601 Capital Ln., Largo, MD 20774
4:00 – 6:00pm
Learn how to design and personalize a 3D car model in this hands-on 3D printing workshop! Call or visit branch to sign up. (301) 336-4044. Ages 5-12.

March 10

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5811 Old Silver Hill Rd., District Heights, MD 20747
4:00 – 5:30pm
Come explore your creative potential by creating your own graphic art!  Led by a professional animator, this class will show children how to draw and illustrate using up-to-date digital art software.  Call or visit branch to sign up. (301) 817-3750. Ages 5-12.

Shake It Out Music and Movement – Southern Branch, Prince Frederick
13920 HG Trueman Rd., Solomons, MD 20688
Shake It Out Music and Movement will create a rich environment that promotes social, emotional and physical skills. Ages 1-5.

March 11

Play and Grow – Laurel Library
8101 Sandy Spring Rd., Laurel, 20707
10:30 am – 11:30 am
Storytime and playtime with an emphasis on developmental milestones from birth to preschool age. Presented in conjunction with the Prince George’s County Infants and Toddlers Program.

Preschool STEM Explorers: Project Wild – Lexington Park Library
23250 Hollywood Rd., Leonardtown, MD 20650
Little scientists and their grownups can walk on the wild side as they experiment with natural materials and learn about our local ecosystems. Ages 3-6. Registration opens 2 weeks before the program. Ages 3-6.

March 12

French-English Ready 2 Read Storytime – Laurel Library
8101 Sandy Spring Rd., Laurel, MD 20707
10:30 – 11:00am
Come share a half hour of stories, songs and rhymes in French and English.  Ages 3-5.

Preschoolers and Paints Storytime – Edgewater
25 Stepneys Ln., Edgewater, MD 21037
10:00 – 11:00am
Celebrate Youth Art Month with this special storytime for preschoolers. Books, songs, fingerplays and a painting craft designed for our youngest artists. Smocks or old t-shirts recommended.  Ages 5 & Under.childrens-art-classes-jax-logo1

March 16

Under the Big Top! – Edgewater
25 Stepneys Ln., Edgewater, MD 21037
It’s circus time at the library! Tame the animals, be a clown, walk the tightrope and more! Activities, crafts, and a story.  Ages 5 & Under.

Lap Time for Little Ones – Silver Spring  
900 Wayne Ave., Silver Spring, MD 20910
Stories, rhymes, bounces, and songs for children 0 to 18 months. Designed for parent/caregiver participation. Please register online or by calling (240) 773-9420.

March 17

Kids Tech – Southern Branch, Prince Frederick
13920 HG Trueman Rd., Solomons, MD 20688
7:00 – 8:00pm
Discover your inner GEEK by combining Legos with Technology. Let’s see what we can build! Ages 5-12. Must Register.

March 19

Bibliobop Dance Party – Greenbelt Library
11 Crescent Rd., Greenbelt, MD 20770
10:30 – 11:00am
Calling all Preschoolers and Toddlers! Come and bust a move and shake your sillies out at the Greenbelt Bibliobop Dance Party. Bring your parents or caregivers and prepare to boogie and bop until we all drop!  Ages 0-5.

ASL Signs and Craft –  South Bowie Library
15301 Hall Rd., Bowie, 20721
10:30am & 11:30amSign Language Book
This special event is an opportunity for young children and their families to become familiar with American Sign Language using books and crafts. Ages 0-3.

Kids’ Passport to Maryland History –  Accokeek Library
15773 Livingston Rd., Accokeek, MD 20607
11:00am – 3:00pm
Travel through Maryland history with crafts and interactive activities for school-aged children. Fill up your “passport” to earn a Maryland Junior Historian certificate. All Ages.

March 21

Reggie Rice Magic Show 
Charlotte Hall Library @10:30am
Leonardtown Library @2:00pm
Reggie Rice Magic ShowReggie Rice’s Magic Shows are filled with magic, music, and comedy! The audience will go on an adventure of pure fun and excitement. Space is limited: Free tickets available at the library prior to the show. All ages.

Shaun the Sheep – Odenton Library
1325 Annapolis Rd.,, Odenton, MD 21113
6:00 – 8:00pm
In this delightful family film, a sheep takes the day off to have some fun and gets more than he anticipated when a mix up with a farmer, a caravan and a steep hill leads to a big-city adventure. It becomes the whole flock’s responsibility to embark on a whimsical mission and bring everyone home. (Rated PG, 85 minutes). All Ages.

March 22

Eggstravanganza – Largo-Kettering Library
9601 Capital Ln., Largo, MD 20774
4:00 – 6:00pm
Come decorate and design eggs for Egg Hunt Eggstravaganza! Ages 5-12.

March 29

Harold and the Purple Crayon Toddler Time98573 – Chevy Chase 
8005 Connecticut Ave., Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Please join us to watch the film, Harold and the Purple Crayon, followed by fun purple preschool activities. Ages 5 & Under.

March 30

Stuffed Animal Sleepover – Bethesda
7400 Arlington Rd., Bethesda, MD 20814
6:30 – 7:00pm
Listen to bedtime stories with a favorite stuffed animal friend, then leave your friend at the library for a sleepover. Stuffed animals can be picked up the next morning along with photos of their nighttime adventures! Ages 3 and up, with adult. Free tickets will be distributed 30 minutes prior to the program. Space is limited. Ages 10 & Under.