Thursday 22

DROP-IN CRAFTS, for all ages, "Stained-Glass Window Art," materials provided. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. today, 1-5 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Thurmont Branch Library, 11 Water St., Thurmont. Free. 301-271-7721.

THURMONT PRESCHOOL STORY TIME, for ages 3-5 accompanied by an adult. 10:30 a.m. Thursdays, Thurmont Branch Library, 11 Water St., Thurmont. Free; registration required. 301-271-7721.

FREDERICK PRESCHOOL STORY TIMES, for ages 3-5 accompanied by an adult. Admission, free.

* 10:30 a.m. Thursdays and 10:30 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. Wednesdays, C. Burr Artz Central Library, 110 E. Patrick St., Frederick, 301-694-1630;

* 10:30 a.m. Thursdays and Wednesdays, through Aug. 12, Middletown Branch Library, 101 Prospect St., Middletown, registration required, 301-371-7560;

* 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays, through Aug. 11, Brunswick Branch Library, 915 N. Maple Ave., Brunswick, 301-834-9065; and

* 10:30 a.m. Thursdays and 7 p.m. Wednesdays, Emmitsburg Branch Library, 300 S. Seton Ave., Emmitsburg, 240-629-6329.

FREDERICK STORY TIME, for ages 6-7, listen to Native American tales; bring a bag lunch. Noon, C. Burr Artz Central Library, 110 E. Patrick St., Frederick. Free; registration required. 301-694-1367.

FREDERICK DOCUMENTARY, a journalism and mass-communication film, "Fear and Favor in the Newsroom," by director George Abbott, sponsored by the Peace Resource Center. 7 p.m., C. Burr Artz Central Library, 110 E. Patrick St., Frederick. Free. 301-663-6117.

BRUNSWICK PUPPET SHOW, for all ages, "A Fractured Fairy Tale." 7 p.m., Brunswick Branch Library, 915 N. Maple Ave., Brunswick. Free. 301-834-9065.

Friday 23

WINNIE-THE-POOH AT LIBRARIES, for all ages, an appearance by the A.A. Milne character, bring a camera. Admission, free.

* 10:30 a.m. Friday, C. Burr Artz Central Library, 110 E. Patrick St., Frederick, 301-694-1630;

* 10-10:45 a.m. Saturday, Thurmont Branch Library, 11 Water St., Thurmont, 301-271-7721;

* 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Monday, Walkersville Branch Library, 57 W. Frederick St., Walkersville, 301-845-8880;

* 11 a.m. Tuesday, Middletown Branch Library, 101 Prospect St., Middletown, 301-371-7560; and

* 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Brunswick Branch Library, 915 N. Maple Ave., Brunswick, 301-834-9065.

Saturday 24

SINGLE ADOPTIVE PARENTS SUPPORT, for single parents and their adopted children, sponsored by Frank Adoption Center. 11 a.m.- to 1 p.m., Staley Park, 1000 Motter Ave., Frederick (rain location, Magnetic Devices building lobby, 712 Northeast St., Frederick); other meetings, the second and fourth Saturdays of each month, at varying locations. Free. 301-682-5025.

FREDERICK STORY TIME, for all ages, "Once Upon a Sign," learn about American Sign Language with stories, songs and a craft. 11 a.m., C. Burr Artz Central Library, 110 E. Patrick St., Frederick. Free; registration required. 301-694-1630.

Monday 26

INFANT STORY TIMES, for ages 24 months and younger with an adult, the "Babies With Books" program will show how to teach children the rhythms and meanings of speech and make connections among words, pictures and objects. Admission, free.

* 10 a.m. Monday, Brunswick Branch Library, 915 N. Maple Ave., Brunswick, 301-834-9065;

* 10:30 a.m. Monday, Walkersville Branch Library, 57 W. Frederick St., Walkersville, 301-845-8880;

* 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Middletown Branch Library, 101 Prospect St., Middletown, 301-371-7560; and

* 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Emmitsburg Branch Library, 101 Silo Hill Rd., Emmitsburg, 301-447-2682.

BRUNSWICK STORY TIME, for children age 2 accompanied by an adult, "Two by Two." 10:30 a.m. Mondays, through Aug. 9, Brunswick Branch Library, 915 N. Maple Ave., Brunswick. Free. 301-834-9065.

KEYOTE AT FREDERICK, for all ages, an appearance by Frederick Keys baseball team's mascot, Keyote; bring a camera. 11 a.m., C. Burr Artz Central Library, 110 E. Patrick St., Frederick. Free. 301-694-1630.

FREDERICK GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP, for people who have experienced the death of a loved one, Genesis Support Group, a self-help organization. 7-8:45 p.m. the second and fourth Mondays of each month, Hospice of Frederick County, 516 Trail Ave., Frederick. Free. 301-698-3033.

Tuesday 27

THURMONT STORY TIME, for age 2 accompanied by an adult, "Stories Two-gether." 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Thurmont Branch Library, 11 Water St., Thurmont. Free; registration required. 301-271-7721.

DISABLED PARENTS SUPPORT GROUP, a discussion of parenting concerns including discipline, nutrition and medical, school and neighborhood issues; meet other parents with disabilities who are facing the same issues. 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays, the Arc of Frederick County, 620A Research Dr., Frederick. Free; registration required. 301-663-0909 or 301-663-0936 (TDD).

BRACELET WORKSHOP, for ages 6-10, learn how to make friendship bracelets to keep or trade. 1 p.m., C. Burr Artz Central Library, 110 E. Patrick St., Frederick. Free; registration required. 301-694-1630.

FREDERICK STORY TIMES, for all ages. 7 p.m. Tuesdays, through Aug. 24, Walkersville Branch Library, 57 W. Frederick St., Walkersville, 301-845-8880; and 7 p.m. Tuesdays, C. Burr Artz Central Library, 110 E. Patrick St., Frederick, 301-694-1630. Free.

Wednesday 28

WALKERSVILLE SUMMER STORY TIME, for all ages. 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, through Aug. 26, Walkersville Branch Library, 57 W. Frederick St., Walkersville. Free. 301-845-8880.

MIDDLE AGES PROGRAM, for ages 6 and older, learn how to juggle and make a coat-of-arms craft. 11 a.m.-noon, Thurmont Branch Library, 11 Water St., Thurmont. Free; registration required. 301-271-7721.

THURMONT STORY TIME, for all ages, "Books Before Bedtime." 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Thurmont Branch Library, 11 Water St., Thurmont. Free. 301-271-7721.

GENERATIONS BOOK CLUB, for parents, guardians and children in grades 4-8, discuss values, feelings, experiences and love of books among people of different generations. 7 p.m., Walkersville Branch Library, 57 W. Frederick St., Walkersville. Free. 301-845-8880.

BRUNSWICK BOOK TALK, Robert M. Sapolsky's "A Primate's Memoir: A Neuroscientist's Unconventional Life Among the Baboons." 7:30 p.m., Brunswick Branch Library, 915 N. Maple Ave., Brunswick. Free. 301-834-9065.

Thursday 29

MIDDLETOWN GENEALOGY CLUB, for teenagers and adults, trace ancestors through the Internet and printed sources, learn about the library's AncestryPlus and HeritageQuest databases. 1 p.m., Middletown Branch Library, 101 Prospect St., Middletown. Free. 301-371-7560.

-- Compiled by RIA MANGLAPUS

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