july, 2022

16jul(jul 16)4:00 pm(jul 16)4:00 pmChesapeake Critters! (In-Person)Location(s):Kensington Park


Event Details

Presented by Under the Sea

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library, Montgomery County, Inc. This is a summertime program for children ages 3 and up and their families.

See live animals of the Chesapeake Bay!

Chesapeake Critters focuses on animal life in our wonderful Chesapeake Bay.  Learn how the critters live and how we can protect North America’s largest estuary. Animals may include an oyster, hermit crab, blue crab, horseshoe crab, oyster toadfish, and whelk. Also, there may be live barnacles, amphipods, grass shrimp and skillet fish to view as well.

Due to the nature of this program, masks are required for participants ages 5 and up.

Looking for something to do until this program? Sign up for the library’s Summer Reading Challenge! Registration opens June 15th.

Take a look at these resources for kids using your library card. Don’t have a card right now? No worries!  Find out how to Get a Library Card.

TumbleBooks – books that read themselves

Kanopy Kids– videos and animated books

BookFlix – animated stories

Explora Educators, Explora Primary School – education resources

Accommodation Requests

Please place your request for English-language captioning or sign language interpretation at least five days before the library-sponsored program you plan to attend. Contact the Assistant Facilities and Accessibility Program Manager at 240-777-0002 with all other accommodation requests.


(Saturday) 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm


Kensington Park Library

4201 Knowles Ave Kensington, MD 20895

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