Category: Off The Shelf

The Urbana Library Presents the STEM Lab

By Melissa Minsker Summer in Urbana’s Regional Library is always exciting, but this summer promises to be especially entertaining. In addition to its new summer reading program – Summer of Wonder – Frederick County Public Libraries is also gearing up…

Jingle All the Way to the Library

By Melissa Minsker The holiday season has arrived at the Urbana Regional Library. It’s always a frantic time, but why not gather the family and kick off your celebrations by joining your neighbors for some festive fun? Come on out…

I Love My Library Cards Now Available

Frederick County Public Libraries recently began a partnership that will benefit our patrons and the library, and it allows us to offer a debit card that benefits Urbana’s Regional Library. Local residents can sign up for a Frederick County Public…

One Maryland, One Book: Through the Lens

By Sandra S. Cartagena For seven years, the Maryland Humanities Council has sponsored One Maryland, One Book, a program designed to bring readers together in the shared experience of reading the same title. This year’s book, “The Distance Between Us”…

Are Apps Good For Babies?

By Robyn Monaco Is there a parent among us who hasn’t downloaded an “educational” app for our baby or toddler? I did for a flight from Baltimore to Rapid City, S.D., with a four-hour layover in between. It seemed like…