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Join us in Urbana Regional Library’s Community Room, 9020 Amelung Street in Urbana, for this very special event. Meet children’s author Hena Khan, who will read from her new picture book Crescent Moons and Pointed Minarets: A Muslim Book of Shapes. After story time, feel free to explore the library’s Eid Festival, with activities for the whole family. Free event; no registration required. Books are available for purchase now at Curious Iguana and will also be available for purchase and signing at the event. Presented in partnership with Frederick County Public Libraries.Find out more »
Stop by C. Burr Artz Library’s Community Room, 110 East Patrick Street in Downtown Frederick, and get your Find Waldo passport one day before the official hunt begins. Kids ages 3-12 can enjoy games, prizes, crafts, and more! From July 1-31, your passport will be your guide to finding where Waldo is hiding in 30+ businesses in Downtown Frederick. Beginning at 11 am on July 1, passports can be picked up at Curious Iguana, 12 North Market Street, and Frederick Visitor Center, 151 South East Street.Find out more »
Bring your young readers to C. Burr Artz Library’s Community Room, 110 East Patrick Street in Downtown Frederick, and meet Maryland author-illustrator Jonathan Roth. Learn about his new chapter book series, Beep and Bob, and explore the creative process of making a book. Recommended for Kindergarten through Grade 5. Free; no registration required. Books will be available for purchase and signing at the event. Presented in partnership with Frederick County Public Libraries. About Beep and Bob: Meet space-school attendee Bob and his alien bestie Beep in Jonathan Roth’s outrageously funny and action-packed chapter book series that's great for "kids who love funny stories but may be too young for books like Diary of a Wimpy Kid" (School Library Journal). Author-illustrator Jonathan Roth is a public elementary school art teacher in Maryland who likes reading, writing, drawing, cycling, and napping. Though he has never left the Earth, he has met four of the astronauts who have gone to the moon. Beep and Bob is his first series.Find out more »
Join us for monthly book discussions, led by Curious Iguana booksellers and community members. Unless otherwise noted, book clubs meet at Curious Iguana and there is no charge to participate, no registration is required, and featured titles are discounted 20% at least four weeks prior to each discussion.
Discuss literary fiction and non-fiction, along with tea from Voila! Meets monthly on second Tuesday at 11 am.
Explore literary fiction by international authors. Meets monthly on last Wednesday at 7 pm.
Travel through the universe of best-selling young adult LGBTQ+ fiction. Meets monthly on third Monday at 7 pm.
Choose from advance copies of titles not yet available to the public. Select a free book to read, then join us the following month to share your feedback. Meets monthly at Noon on third Thursday.