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Family Storytime: Moms
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Monday August 29, 2016
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Jenny's Musik Studio
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Monday August 29, 2016
Mount Airy Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
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Music educator Jenny Lipetzky brings fun musical play to the library! Experience an incredible bonding experience with your baby through a unique blend of creative movement, vocal play, object and instrument exploration, and a colorful literature component. This class incorporates the most current research on early childhood development. With an accompanying caregiver. Only kids need to register.

Family Storytime: Moms
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Monday August 29, 2016
Eldersburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Food
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Monday August 29, 2016
Mount Airy Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

American Red Cross Blood Drive
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Monday August 29, 2016
Eldersburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
You can help save up to three lives in about an hour. The need is ongoing, but the supply is not. Please give blood today. To schedule your appointment, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED-CROSS. From 2 pm - 7 pm.

Summer Strolls
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Monday August 29, 2016
Community Event - See description for location
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Come join us in Mount Airy on the last Monday of each month for a leisurely group stroll to places of historical interest. Meet us at 1 N Main St, Mt Airy, MD in front of the old train station. A Celebrating America program.

Read and Play
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Tuesday August 30, 2016
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:15 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Read and Play
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Tuesday August 30, 2016
Finksburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Colors
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Tuesday August 30, 2016
Taneytown Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Family Storytime: Food
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Tuesday August 30, 2016
Mount Airy Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Move & Learn: Farm
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Tuesday August 30, 2016
North Carroll Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 6
A theme-based storytime featuring an age-appropriate story, songs, and learning activities, with a concentration on creative movement. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver

Read and Play
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Tuesday August 30, 2016
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:15 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Family Storytime: Food
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Tuesday August 30, 2016
Mount Airy Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Dads
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Tuesday August 30, 2016
Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

Family Storytime: Moms
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Tuesday August 30, 2016
Eldersburg Branch Library
11:15 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Exploration Point! Open Hours
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Tuesday August 30, 2016
Eldersburg Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - Adults
Drop-in for self-guided use of our makerspace resources on a first-come, first-served basis during our Open Hours. Check our website for a full list of the equipment and software available. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to work with children 12 and under to explore their interests.

Ready, Set, School: Dads
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Tuesday August 30, 2016
Finksburg Branch Library
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills. All adult caregivers are welcome.

Family Storytime: Dads
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Wednesday August 31, 2016
Finksburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Read and Play
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Wednesday August 31, 2016
Mount Airy Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Read and Play
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Wednesday August 31, 2016
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Family Storytime: Farm
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Wednesday August 31, 2016
North Carroll Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Family Storytime: Dads
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Wednesday August 31, 2016
Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Read and Play
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Wednesday August 31, 2016
Taneytown Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Moms
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Wednesday August 31, 2016
Eldersburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Food
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Wednesday August 31, 2016
Mount Airy Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

Exploration Point! Open Hours
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Wednesday August 31, 2016
Eldersburg Branch Library
3:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - Adults
Drop-in for self-guided use of our makerspace resources on a first-come, first-served basis during our Open Hours. Check our website for a full list of the equipment and software available. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to work with children 12 and under to explore their interests.

Pajama Party Storytime: Dads
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Wednesday August 31, 2016
Finksburg Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Pajama Party Storytime: Farm
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Wednesday August 31, 2016
North Carroll Branch Library
6:45 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Family Storytime: Colors
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Thursday September 1, 2016
Taneytown Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Dads
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Thursday September 1, 2016
Finksburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays and movement. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Family Storytime: Farm
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Thursday September 1, 2016
North Carroll Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Jenny's Musik Studio
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Thursday September 1, 2016
Mount Airy Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
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Music educator Jenny Lipetzky brings fun musical play to the library! Experience an incredible bonding experience with your child through a unique blend of creative movement, vocal play, object and instrument exploration, and a colorful literature component. Your child’s growth and development will be stimulated and all senses engaged. This class incorporates the most current research on early childhood development. With an accompanying adult caregiver. Only kids need to register.

Read and Play
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Thursday September 1, 2016
Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Moms
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Thursday September 1, 2016
Eldersburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Book Chat
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Thursday September 1, 2016
Westminster Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 16 - Adults
Join us for book sharing. Tell others what you've been reading and get ideas for what to read next!

Once Upon an Alphabet: Letter M
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Thursday September 1, 2016
Eldersburg Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 5
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Join us for an ABC adventure filled with stories, songs, crafts, and activities. We will talk, sing, read, write, and play as we explore the letters of the alphabet. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Refreshments will be served. Only kids need to register.

Point! Time: with Chris
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Thursday September 1, 2016
Eldersburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - Adults
Drop-in for self-guided use of our makerspace resources on a first-come, first-served basis during our open hours. Check our website for a full list of the equipment and software available. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to work with children 12 and under to explore their interests. The 11/7, 11/8, and 11/9 sessions are some of the many Maryland STEM Festival events across the state.

Needle Nuts
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Thursday September 1, 2016
Westminster Branch Library
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 16 - Adults
Knitters and crocheters of all skill levels are welcome to join this monthly gathering to share tips, projects, and patterns. Please join us.

Bring Your Own Device & Learn!
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Thursday September 1, 2016
Finksburg Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Do you own a smartphone, iPad, e-reader, or tablet and want to learn how to access free digital content through the library? Bring your device in and learn how to download e-books, audiobooks, magazines, movies, and music to your device in this hands-on program.

Once Upon an Alphabet: Letter M
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Friday September 2, 2016
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 5
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Join us for an ABC adventure filled with stories, songs, crafts, and activities. We will talk, sing, read, write, and play as we explore the letters of the alphabet. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Refreshments will be served. Only kids need to register.

Preschool Science: On Silent Wings
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Friday September 2, 2016
Westminster Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
How do owls manage to sneak up on their prey in the dark of night? Do their heads really turn all the way around? Why do they sleep during the day? We’ll have fun learning about these fascinating creatures while we do some hands-on activities! Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Read and Play at Fairhaven
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Friday September 2, 2016
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 3
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A storytime featuring lap games, tickles, bounces, and rhymes followed by a playgroup for meeting and mingling. This session is held at Fairhaven Assisted Living Center in Sykesville. The elderly residents will join us for the program and visiting afterwards. With an adult caregiver. Only kids need to register.

Ready, Set, School: Food
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Friday September 2, 2016
Mount Airy Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills. All adult caregivers are welcome.

Read and Play
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Friday September 2, 2016
North Carroll Branch Library
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Family Storytime: Food
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Friday September 2, 2016
Mount Airy Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Book Chat
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Friday September 2, 2016
Taneytown Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Join us for book sharing. Tell others what you've been reading and get ideas for what to read next!

Writer's Circle
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Friday September 2, 2016
Taneytown Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Nothing clarifies thoughts and ideas like writing them down. Join us to listen and share whatever you write: essays, poetry, stories, etc.

Saturday Storytime: Moms
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Saturday September 3, 2016
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Build It
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Saturday September 3, 2016
Taneytown Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
LEGO® bricks, blocks, magnets, and more - in sizes and shapes for everyone! Bring your friends and build! Get creative and see what you can design. Enjoy a fun STEAM learning experience from 10:00 AM - Noon. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Butterflies in My Garden
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Saturday September 3, 2016
Westminster Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Join us for a special storytime where we learn about the life cycles of butterflies. Participants will get to see a real, live butterfly nursery and, weather permitting, help release them into our library park. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

LEGO® Creations
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Saturday September 3, 2016
North Carroll Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Want to build a castle? Or a spaceship? Or something totally new and different? Join us for a LEGO® program where you can build whatever you would like! We supply the blocks and you supply the creativity! Bring your dad or your mom and build together! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Ninja Storytime
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Saturday September 3, 2016
Finksburg Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Shhhh...tiptoe into this storytime to hear stories and songs about ninjas. HIYAH! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Saturday Storytime: Food
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Saturday September 3, 2016
Mount Airy Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Unlocking Inner Peace
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Saturday September 3, 2016
Finksburg Branch Library
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Local author Reverend John Clark Mayden, Jr. will share his new book, Breaking the Barriers: Keys to Unlocking Inner Peace, a devotional resource that aims to provide the reader with spiritual keys to help them overcome despair, depression, and discouragement. Books will be available for purchase and signing after the program.

Po-Go in the Park
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Saturday September 3, 2016
Finksburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Let's have some fun with Pokémon Go at the library! Meet us in the lobby of the Finksburg Branch to go with a group over to the Sandymount Park where we will be visiting all six of the PokeStops at the park and placing lures out on two stops. This is a great opportunity to catch some Pokémon, talk tips, and hatch some eggs you have in the incubator. Afterwards, you can go back to the library and battle at our PokeGym. Refreshments will be served. In the case of questionable weather, please call the branch ahead of time at 410-386-4505. This program sponsored by the Roaring Run Lions Club and Reese Volunteer Fire Hall.

Read and Play
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Tuesday September 6, 2016
Finksburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Read and Play
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Tuesday September 6, 2016
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Clothes
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Tuesday September 6, 2016
Taneytown Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Family Storytime: Pets
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Tuesday September 6, 2016
Mount Airy Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Let's Move!: In the Sky
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Tuesday September 6, 2016
Westminster Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 5
Our regular, theme-based storytime with a twist, a stretch, and maybe a yoga pose! There will be an age appropriate story, songs, and a learning activity along with the opportunity to get up and get moving! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Move & Learn: Reptiles
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Tuesday September 6, 2016
North Carroll Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 6
A theme-based storytime featuring an age-appropriate story, songs, and learning activities, with a concentration on creative movement. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver

Family Storytime: Pets
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Tuesday September 6, 2016
Mount Airy Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Read and Play
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Tuesday September 6, 2016
Eldersburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Read and Play
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Tuesday September 6, 2016
Westminster Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: School Days
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Tuesday September 6, 2016
Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays and movement. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Ready, Set, School: School Days
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Tuesday September 6, 2016
Finksburg Branch Library
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills. All adult caregivers are welcome.

Point! Time: with Kahla
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Tuesday September 6, 2016
Eldersburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - Adults
Drop-in for self-guided use of our makerspace resources on a first-come, first-served basis during our open hours. Check our website for a full list of the equipment and software available. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to work with children 12 and under to explore their interests. The 11/7, 11/8, and 11/9 sessions are some of the many Maryland STEM Festival events across the state.

Interfaith Community of Carroll County Discussion Series
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Tuesday September 6, 2016
Finksburg Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Join the Interfaith Community of Carroll County for a series on faith in our community. On 9/6 we will explore ways to build positive relationships, mutual respect, and understanding among people of diverse faiths in our communities. On 10/4 producer Leo Eaton will discuss his reflections on the making of Sacred Journeys with Bruce Feilor. Leo Eaton will speak about his experiences in the process of making the film series and will reflect on some insights regarding the nature of spiritual pilgrimages and inner hopes of participants as well as on core principles and values shared by people of many different faiths. On 11/1 the group will discuss Islam with leadership provided by participants from the Islamic Society of Carroll County and the Muslim Student Association of McDaniel College. The event will include a presentation on key beliefs and faith practices of Muslims highlighting some of the shared beliefs and values of Islam, Judaism, and Christianity noting the shared traditions as Abrahamic faiths.

Teen Advisory Board
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Tuesday September 6, 2016
Taneytown Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - 17
Need service hours? Stop in and share your opinions with the library staff about books, music, movies, and programs that you’d like to see at the Taneytown Branch. Refreshments will be served.

North Carroll Knitters Night
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Tuesday September 6, 2016
North Carroll Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Knitters and crocheters are all welcome to join this semi-monthly gathering to share tips, projects, and patterns.

Pajama Party Storytime: In the Sky
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Tuesday September 6, 2016
Westminster Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Teen Writing Group
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Tuesday September 6, 2016
North Carroll Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
Attention teen writers! Here is your opportunity to share your individual writing with others or work together to craft a new story. Be prepared to talk about characters, plots, and settings.

Family Storytime: School Days
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Wednesday September 7, 2016
Finksburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Read and Play
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Wednesday September 7, 2016
Mount Airy Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Read and Play
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Wednesday September 7, 2016
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Ready, Set, School: Clothes
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Wednesday September 7, 2016
Taneytown Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills. All adult caregivers are welcome.

Family Storytime: Reptiles
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Wednesday September 7, 2016
North Carroll Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: In the Sky
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Wednesday September 7, 2016
Westminster Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

Family Storytime: School Days
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Wednesday September 7, 2016
Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Read and Play
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Wednesday September 7, 2016
Westminster Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Read and Play
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Wednesday September 7, 2016
Taneytown Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Pets
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Wednesday September 7, 2016
Mount Airy Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: All About Me
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Wednesday September 7, 2016
Eldersburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Point! Time: with Jordan
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Wednesday September 7, 2016
Eldersburg Branch Library
2:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - Adults
Drop-in for self-guided use of our makerspace resources on a first-come, first-served basis during our open hours. Check our website for a full list of the equipment and software available. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to work with children 12 and under to explore their interests. The 11/7, 11/8, and 11/9 sessions are some of the many Maryland STEM Festival events across the state.

Medicare 101
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Wednesday September 7, 2016
Westminster Branch Library
5:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Are you or someone you care about eligible for Medicare? Come and find out how to get the most out of your Medicare health benefits. There are many decisions to make when you are eligible for Medicare. We will cover the four parts of Medicare (Parts A, B, C, and D) and how they work, Medicare Supplement (medigap) plans, preventive services, and how to protect yourself from healthcare fraud. We also will cover the Medicare Savings Programs, which are not all low-income programs. Presented by Carroll County’s SHIP/SMP program.

Pajama Party Storytime: Clothes
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Wednesday September 7, 2016
Taneytown Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Pajama Party Storytime: School Days
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Wednesday September 7, 2016
Finksburg Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Westminster Book Discussion Group: Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee
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Wednesday September 7, 2016
Westminster Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Please join us for a fun and exciting discussion of each month's featured title. New participants are always welcome! October's discussion is one of many One Maryland One Book activities across the state and is in collaboration with the Maryland Humanities Council.

Pajama Party Storytime: Reptiles
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Wednesday September 7, 2016
North Carroll Branch Library
6:45 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Family Storytime: Clothes
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Thursday September 8, 2016
Taneytown Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Read and Play
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Thursday September 8, 2016
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: School Days
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Thursday September 8, 2016
Finksburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays and movement. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Family Storytime: Reptiles
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Thursday September 8, 2016
North Carroll Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: In the Sky
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Thursday September 8, 2016
Westminster Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Pets
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Thursday September 8, 2016
Mount Airy Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

Music and More
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Thursday September 8, 2016
Taneytown Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
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Join the fun with your child as we celebrate the joys of music with instruments, dancing, bean bags, streamers, and more! With an accompanying caregiver; only kids need to register.

Read and Play
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Thursday September 8, 2016
Westminster Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Read and Play
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Thursday September 8, 2016
Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: All About Me
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Thursday September 8, 2016
Eldersburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Family Storytime: In the Sky
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Thursday September 8, 2016
Westminster Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Tinkerlab: It's Dark in Here
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Thursday September 8, 2016
Mount Airy Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 5
Have you ever used a light table before or know how to make your own at home? Come and explore how light and darkness can affect what you see in your world through hands-on activities and a craft. The Tinkerlab series will provide playful activities that encourage tinkering, curiosity, and creative thinking. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Point! Time: with Kahla
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Thursday September 8, 2016
Eldersburg Branch Library
4:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - Adults
Drop-in for self-guided use of our makerspace resources on a first-come, first-served basis during our open hours. Check our website for a full list of the equipment and software available. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to work with children 12 and under to explore their interests. The 11/7, 11/8, and 11/9 sessions are some of the many Maryland STEM Festival events across the state.

Robot Racers
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Thursday September 8, 2016
Finksburg Branch Library
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
On your mark, get set, Robo-Go! Create a robot racer with Cubelets and design a racetrack for Ozobots. How fast can you go?

Drop-In Knitting
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Thursday September 8, 2016
Taneytown Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Please join us to share ideas, patterns, books, and projects. Beginners, please bring size 8 needles and light colored, worsted weight yarn - look for #4 on the label.

Read to a Dog Friend
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Thursday September 8, 2016
North Carroll Branch Library
6:45 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 4 - 12
Read to a puppy from the Seeing Eye Puppy Raising Program. Research shows that children enjoy improving their reading skills and build self-esteem by practicing the art of reading to animals.

Joy of Discovery: Jewish Storytime
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Friday September 9, 2016
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 10
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Part of the joy of discovery in the lives of young children lies in learning that not everyone is identical to them. Join us to discover stories and traditions from different religions, cultures, languages, skin colors, and family customs. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Only kids need to register. A Celebrating America program.

The Maryland Zoo Presents: Storytime with the Zoo
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Friday September 9, 2016
Taneytown Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 6
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The ZOOmobile is coming to bring a story to life! You'll enjoy an interactive reading of a wildlife-themed children's book followed by a craft and a visit from a real animal ambassador! Presented by the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore with funding from The Kahlert Foundation. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Only kids need to register.

Play Baby Play!
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Friday September 9, 2016
Westminster Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
You're invited to a morning playgroup just for little ones! Come enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play with our toys, read a board book, enjoy music, and socialize with others. With an accompanying caregiver.

Ready, Set, School: Pets
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Friday September 9, 2016
Mount Airy Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills. All adult caregivers are welcome.

Read and Play
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Friday September 9, 2016
North Carroll Branch Library
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Family Storytime: Pets
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Friday September 9, 2016
Mount Airy Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Crafternoon
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Friday September 9, 2016
Westminster Branch Library
12:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 16 - Adults
Are you a crafter? Join us for a relaxing, crafting afternoon. This is an informal gathering where you can work on your own projects, meet other crafters, and get inspired! Coloring, crochet, embroidery, knitting, sewing...any portable handcraft goes!

Busy Bee Quilting
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Friday September 9, 2016
Finksburg Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Looking for a quilting group? Interested in learning how to quilt? Join the Busy Bee Quilt Guild the second Friday of every month for some quilting fun!

Point! Time: with Kahla
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Friday September 9, 2016
Eldersburg Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - Adults
Drop-in for self-guided use of our makerspace resources on a first-come, first-served basis during our open hours. Check our website for a full list of the equipment and software available. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to work with children 12 and under to explore their interests. The 11/7, 11/8, and 11/9 sessions are some of the many Maryland STEM Festival events across the state.

Memory Writing
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Friday September 9, 2016
Mount Airy Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Join us once a month as we recall fond memories and free-write, creating a journal for others (and ourselves) to enjoy! Each session holds a different topic.

Saturday Storytime: All About Me
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Saturday September 10, 2016
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Pixel Crafting with Fusible Beads
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Saturday September 10, 2016
Westminster Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 6 - 12
The quirky world of pixel art will come to life as we design and make objects with fusible craft beads.

Saturday Storytime: Pets
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Saturday September 10, 2016
Mount Airy Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Carroll County Chapter of the Maryland Writers' Association Presents: Toby Devens
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Saturday September 10, 2016
Finksburg Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Join author Toby Devens as we learn about her devotion to research and the ways in which it adds richness and texture to a fictional narrative. Refreshments will be provided.

CCPL Presents: Rachel Muller
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Saturday September 10, 2016
Westminster Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 15 - Adults
Join local author Rachel Muller as she shares the
inspiration and the local influences behind her WWII
historical fiction series, Love & War. Historical
artifacts of the period will be on display. Books will be
available for purchase and signing and a brief Q&A will
follow the presentation. Ms. Muller is excited to
announce the release of the third and final title in the
Love & War series, Phillip's War. When Marine Sergeant
Phillip Johnson returns from the Pacific in the winter of
1946, no one could be happier than the gal that's stuck
with him through the duration -- his Libby. But after the
homecoming festivities have calmed, Libby senses
something is wrong. Will Libby and Phillip find the
healing needed to restore their marriage? Or will their
love sink in the midst of Phillip's inward war? A
Celebrating America program.

Engineering Saturday with KEVA Planks
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Saturday September 10, 2016
North Carroll Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - Adults
Have fun while playing a stacking game, completing a bridge challenge, or creating a two-dimensional design. You can think like an architect and build a tower as tall as yourself! Children who play with blocks tend to do better in mathematics and science. Physically handling the blocks builds a fundamental understanding of quantities, equality, and geometry. From 1-3 PM.

Stockings for Soldiers
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Saturday September 10, 2016
Mount Airy Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Treats for Troops is a local group that sends monthly care packages to our troops overseas. Come help us make cards and sew stockings to send for the holiday season. Help us reach our goal of 100 cards and 50 stockings! All supplies provided.

Free Spirit Book Club: All American Boys by Jason Reynolds & Brendan Kiely
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Saturday September 10, 2016
Eldersburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Please join us for a discussion about our chosen book. September's discussion is one of many One Maryland One Book activities across the state and is in collaboration with the Maryland Humanities Council.

Mommy and Me Laughter Yoga
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Saturday September 10, 2016
Eldersburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 12
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In this unique class we will open up a space where we can laugh, be silly, and release the splendor of our inner child with our children who are already masters of laughing for no reason! We will tap into this infinite well of happiness, love, and laughter through a brief introduction, warm ups, laughter games, and relaxation. These classes will be kept laid back, appropriate, and engaging for all ages. Older children (like dads) are also warmly welcomed! Prerequisites: Some experience with laughter and a sense of humor preferred, ho-ho-ho! All attendees need to register.

PAWS to Read
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Saturday September 10, 2016
Finksburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - 17
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Come to the library and read a story to a book-loving dog. Research shows that children enjoy improving their reading skills by practicing the art of reading to animals. Registration preferred, but walk-ins welcome! Only kids need to register.

Shout Out To All Future Girl Scouts!
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Saturday September 10, 2016
Finksburg Branch Library
9:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Have some fun with us learning games, crafts, and songs that will show you what Girl Scouts is
all about! Join in the fun outside the Finksburg Library from 9:30AM to 12:00PM on Saturday,
September 10th, weather permitting. (Rain date: September 24th.) Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Happy Grandparents Day
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Sunday September 11, 2016
Eldersburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 8
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Bring your grandparents or special person and celebrate Grandparents Day with us. We will have stories, activities, and a special craft. Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Refreshments will be served. All attendees need to register.

Read and Play
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Monday September 12, 2016
Westminster Branch Library
9:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Family Storytime: Forest
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Monday September 12, 2016
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Read and Play
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Monday September 12, 2016
Mount Airy Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Come Learn with Me @ the Library: Math: Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons
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Monday September 12, 2016
North Carroll Branch Library
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 5
This is a program focused on kindergarten readiness where children and their caretakers learn and play together! The program features a 15 minute interactive storytime followed by several stations that encourage the development of school readiness skills in children. Stations may include art, mathematics, language and literacy, science, hands-on explorations, and many opportunities for play and social interactions. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Ready, Set, School: Colors
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Monday September 12, 2016
Westminster Branch Library
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills. All adult caregivers are welcome.

Family Storytime: Forest
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Monday September 12, 2016
Eldersburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Parachute Play Storytime
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Monday September 12, 2016
Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 6
Registration for this event begins 8/29/2016.
Join us for stories, songs, and activities with a parachute! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Dads
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Monday September 12, 2016
Mount Airy Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

Point! Time: with Kahla
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Monday September 12, 2016
Eldersburg Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - Adults
Drop-in for self-guided use of our makerspace resources on a first-come, first-served basis during our open hours. Check our website for a full list of the equipment and software available. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to work with children 12 and under to explore their interests. The 11/7, 11/8, and 11/9 sessions are some of the many Maryland STEM Festival events across the state.

Roald Dahl's 100th Birthday Celebration
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Monday September 12, 2016
Finksburg Branch Library
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - Adults
Come celebrate Roald Dahl's 100th birthday eve with us! We'll have crafts, activities, and even refreshments, all based on his wonderful books! Refreshments will be served.

Modern American History Lecture Series: 1960-1968
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Monday September 12, 2016
Eldersburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 10 - Adults
Registration for this event begins 8/29/2016.
Join our guest lecturer, Gary Kavanagh for a four-week lecture series covering the period from the 1960 Kennedy/Nixon election contest through the end of the Clinton administration. This series will focus on the historical issues and events of 40-year period that has shaped the political environment of today. Gary Kavanagh is a retired Federal employee. He holds a Master's degree in Modern History and Diplomacy from George Washington University and has previously taught social studies in Prince George's County, MD. A Celebrating America program. All attendees need to register.

Teen Advisory Board
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Monday September 12, 2016
Westminster Branch Library
3:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - 17
Calling all teens looking for leadership roles in planning library programs. We want you for our Teen Advisory Board! Meetings will start with snacks at 3:30 pm, then we’ll get down to business around 3:45 pm. Need service hours? We’ve got those too! Refreshments will be served.

Service Learning Hours: KidWorks
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Monday September 12, 2016
Eldersburg Branch Library
5:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - 17
KidWorks meets twice a month. At the first meeting we spend an hour planning a storytime for younger kids. At the second meeting (9/26, 10/24, & 11/21) we present the storytime. You must come to both meetings to earn three service learning hours.

North Carroll Writers Group
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Monday September 12, 2016
North Carroll Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Interested in writing? Want to meet others who are too? The NCWG is dedicated to helping people improve their writing. Each session features a short exercise to focus on a specific writing technique, quiet time to work on your draft, and an opportunity to share your creativity in a non-judgmental atmosphere. If you would like to become involved, please join the NCWG, where your talent and love for writing can develop and thrive.

Teen Advisory Board
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Monday September 12, 2016
Mount Airy Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - 17
Need service hours? Join the Teen Advisory Board for a fun-filled meeting to learn how you can become a leader in your library. But it's not all work and no play--we'll provide plenty of snacks and games, too! Refreshments will be served.

Family Bingo: The Presidents
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Monday September 12, 2016
Eldersburg Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - Adults
Test your presidential knowledge during this exciting election season! Celebrate with a few rounds of Presidential Bingo! Learn fun facts about the presidents and win prizes! A Celebrating America program.

Read and Play
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Tuesday September 13, 2016
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Read and Play
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Tuesday September 13, 2016
Finksburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Farm
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Tuesday September 13, 2016
Taneytown Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Family Storytime: Dads
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Tuesday September 13, 2016
Mount Airy Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Let's Move!: Colors
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Tuesday September 13, 2016
Westminster Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 5
Our regular, theme-based storytime with a twist, a stretch, and maybe a yoga pose! There will be an age appropriate story, songs, and a learning activity along with the opportunity to get up and get moving! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Move & Learn: Food
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Tuesday September 13, 2016
North Carroll Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 6
A theme-based storytime featuring an age-appropriate story, songs, and learning activities, with a concentration on creative movement. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver

Family Storytime: Dads
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Tuesday September 13, 2016
Mount Airy Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Read and Play
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Tuesday September 13, 2016
Eldersburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Read and Play
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Tuesday September 13, 2016
Westminster Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Moms
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Tuesday September 13, 2016
Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays and movement. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Ready, Set, School: Moms
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Tuesday September 13, 2016
Finksburg Branch Library
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills. All adult caregivers are welcome.

Point! Time: with Teresa
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Tuesday September 13, 2016
Eldersburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - Adults
Drop-in for self-guided use of our makerspace resources on a first-come, first-served basis during our open hours. Check our website for a full list of the equipment and software available. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to work with children 12 and under to explore their interests. The 11/7, 11/8, and 11/9 sessions are some of the many Maryland STEM Festival events across the state.

Yoga with Syeda: Fitness and Peace
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Tuesday September 13, 2016
Finksburg Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Registration for this event begins 8/30/2016.
Beloved instructor, Syeda Khan, returns this fall for six free yoga sessions. Register to assure a place. Walk-ins at 6:30 are welcome, if there is room. In fine weather, we will meet on the lawn and everyone on the waiting list will be moved up to registered status. This decision will be made by 4:30 PM on the day of the program. This program is sponsored by the Roaring Run Lions Club and Reese Volunteer Fire Hall.

Pajama Party Storytime: Colors
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Tuesday September 13, 2016
Westminster Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Septic Care: Important Information for Homeowners
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Tuesday September 13, 2016
North Carroll Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
George Schooley, certified septic system installer, inspector and founder of Legacy Septic & Excavation will share how to maintain your septic system to keep it working properly, helping you protect your home and family. Questions regarding BAT systems, sand mounds, and other new technology will also be addressed. Mr. Schooley will provide a brief presentation on the care of septic systems, followed my an interactive Q&A session. Yes, bring the kids, as there will be activities for them as well.

TRIVIA NIGHT - Let's Get Quizzical!
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Tuesday September 13, 2016
Community Event - See description for location
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Registration for this event begins 8/30/2016.
Do you love trivia? If so, come join us at New York J & P Pizza in Finksburg for an evening of showing off your useful and useless knowledge. Laugh, have fun, and show how smart you really are. Prizes awarded to the winners. Teams of up to 5 can sign up by registering online. Only one person per team needs to register.

Family Storytime: Moms
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Wednesday September 14, 2016
Finksburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Read and Play
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Wednesday September 14, 2016
Mount Airy Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Read and Play
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Wednesday September 14, 2016
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Ready, Set, School: Farm
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Wednesday September 14, 2016
Taneytown Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills. All adult caregivers are welcome.

Family Storytime: Food
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Wednesday September 14, 2016
North Carroll Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Colors
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Wednesday September 14, 2016
Westminster Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

Family Storytime: Moms
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Wednesday September 14, 2016
Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

North Carroll Senior Book Discussion Group: All American Boys by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely
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Wednesday September 14, 2016
North Carroll Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Join us for a lively discussion of this month's book at the North Carroll Senior Center. All opinions count and new members are welcome! September's discussion is one of many One Maryland One Book activities across the state and is in collaboration with the Maryland Humanities Council.

Read and Play
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Wednesday September 14, 2016
Westminster Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Read and Play
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Wednesday September 14, 2016
Taneytown Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Dads
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Wednesday September 14, 2016
Mount Airy Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Forest
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Wednesday September 14, 2016
Eldersburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Brown Bag Book Share
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Wednesday September 14, 2016
Community Event - See description for location
12:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Join us at the Hill Family YMCA [1719 Sykesville Rd, Westminster, MD 21157] for an informal
lunchtime book share. Tell us what you're reading and get recommendations from a librarian.
This program is open to the public.

Point! Time: with Angela
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Wednesday September 14, 2016
Eldersburg Branch Library
3:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - Adults
Drop-in for self-guided use of our makerspace resources on a first-come, first-served basis during our open hours. Check our website for a full list of the equipment and software available. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to work with children 12 and under to explore their interests. The 11/7, 11/8, and 11/9 sessions are some of the many Maryland STEM Festival events across the state.

Point! Time: with Kahla
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Wednesday September 14, 2016
Eldersburg Branch Library
4:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - Adults
Drop-in for self-guided use of our makerspace resources on a first-come, first-served basis during our open hours. Check our website for a full list of the equipment and software available. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to work with children 12 and under to explore their interests. The 11/7, 11/8, and 11/9 sessions are some of the many Maryland STEM Festival events across the state.

Medicare 102
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Wednesday September 14, 2016
Westminster Branch Library
5:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Are you or someone you care about eligible for Medicare? Come and find out how to get the most out of your Medicare health benefits. Medicare 102 covers the four parts of Medicare with a special focus on the Medigap plans. Learn about the different medigap plans and your period of Guaranteed Issue Rights. These secondary/supplemental plans can cover the deductibles and co-insurances not covered by Medicare. We will cover the Medicare Savings Programs (not all programs are low-income programs!) and healthcare fraud. Presented by Carroll County’s SHIP/SMP program.

Pajama Party Storytime: Farm
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Wednesday September 14, 2016
Taneytown Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Pajama Party Storytime: Moms
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Wednesday September 14, 2016
Finksburg Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Pajama Party Storytime: Food
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Wednesday September 14, 2016
North Carroll Branch Library
6:45 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Deep Relaxation Class
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Wednesday September 14, 2016
Eldersburg Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 13 - Adults
Registration for this event begins 8/31/2016.
Join us and experience the benefits of a deep relaxation session, in this inward focused yoga class. Through gentle asanas (comfortable stretching), yoga nidra (deep relaxation), an introduction to pranayama (breathing practices), and meditation we work from the physical body to the subtle bodies, restoring and inviting peace to our being. No experience necessary. Please bring a mat and a blanket. All attendees need to register.

Knit Wits
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Wednesday September 14, 2016
Eldersburg Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - Adults
Beginners, please bring a light colored, worsted yarn and size 8 needles to the class. If you know how to knit, please come and bring your project.

Family Storytime: Farm
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Thursday September 15, 2016
Taneytown Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Read and Play
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Thursday September 15, 2016
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Moms
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Thursday September 15, 2016
Finksburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays and movement. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Family Storytime: Food
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Thursday September 15, 2016
North Carroll Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Colors
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Thursday September 15, 2016
Westminster Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Dads
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Thursday September 15, 2016
Mount Airy Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

Read and Play
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Thursday September 15, 2016
Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Read and Play
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Thursday September 15, 2016
Westminster Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Forest
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Thursday September 15, 2016
Eldersburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Family Storytime: Colors
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Thursday September 15, 2016
Westminster Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Point! Time: with Chris
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Thursday September 15, 2016
Eldersburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - Adults
Drop-in for self-guided use of our makerspace resources on a first-come, first-served basis during our open hours. Check our website for a full list of the equipment and software available. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to work with children 12 and under to explore their interests. The 11/7, 11/8, and 11/9 sessions are some of the many Maryland STEM Festival events across the state.

Teen Advisory Board
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Thursday September 15, 2016
Finksburg Branch Library
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - 17
Need service hours? Join the Teen Advisory Board and share your opinions with library staff about books, music, movies, and programs you'd like to see at the Finksburg Branch. Refreshments will be served.

How You Can Help Those Out in the Cold
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Thursday September 15, 2016
Finksburg Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - Adults
Registration for this event begins 9/1/2016.
The cold weather season is almost here so it's the perfect time to learn more about how you can help people in need in our community. Discover the services and resources available in Carroll County such as emergency assistance, the cold weather shelter, clothing drives, and more - as well as how you can be of assistance! All attendees need to register.

Taneytown Book Discussion Group: All American Boys by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely
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Thursday September 15, 2016
Taneytown Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Join us for a lively discussion! New participants are always welcome! September's discussion is one of many One Maryland One Book activities across the state and is in collaboration with the Maryland Humanities Council.

American Girls: Explore with Lea
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Thursday September 15, 2016
North Carroll Branch Library
6:45 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 7 - 10
Registration for this event begins 9/1/2016.
Join us for stories and more. Bring your dolls or dress up. Only kids need to register. A Celebrating America program.

TAB Presents: Teen Book Club: The Ranger's Apprentice: The Ruins of Gorlan by John A. Flanagan
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Thursday September 15, 2016
Finksburg Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - 17
Join our Teen Advisory board for a lively discussion of books teens like!

Creative Playtime
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Friday September 16, 2016
Westminster Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 8
Play is a fantastic way for children to develop their critical thinking skills. Come join us for an open playtime where children can be imaginative and creative while exploring blocks, LEGO® blocks, playdough, and more! Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Happy Birthday H.A. Rey
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Friday September 16, 2016
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 5
Registration for this event begins 9/2/2016.
Come celebrate the birthday of H.A. Rey, author of Curious George. There will be stories, crafts, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Refreshments will be served. Only kids need to register.

Ready, Set, School: Dads
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Friday September 16, 2016
Mount Airy Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills. All adult caregivers are welcome.

Pre-Writing Preschool Workshop
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Friday September 16, 2016
Finksburg Branch Library
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 5
Registration for this event begins 9/2/2016.
Parents and kids are invited to this workshop with different stations, each giving a different approach on how to make writing fun! Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Only adults need to register

Read and Play
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Friday September 16, 2016
North Carroll Branch Library
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Family Storytime: Dads
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Friday September 16, 2016
Mount Airy Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Preschool Science: Insects Around the House
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Friday September 16, 2016
Taneytown Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
Registration for this event begins 9/2/2016.
Dig into the differences between bugs and insects! Children will explore the science of bugs and information regarding the characteristics of insects. Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Only kids need to register.

Movie Chat
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Friday September 16, 2016
Taneytown Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 16 - Adults
Join us for movie sharing. Tell others what you’ve been watching and get ideas for what to watch next!

Pre-Writing Preschool Workshop
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Friday September 16, 2016
Finksburg Branch Library
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 5
Registration for this event begins 9/2/2016.
Parents and kids are invited to this workshop with different stations, each giving a different approach on how to make writing fun! Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Only kids need to register

Fall Fandoms After-Hours: Teen Lock-In
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Friday September 16, 2016
Mount Airy Branch Library
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
Registration for this event begins 9/2/2016.
Celebrate your favorite fandoms this fall at the library - after it closes! Enjoy games, crafts, and snacks with your friends as we honor your favorite obsessions. While not mandatory, costumes are encouraged! Refreshments will be served.

Saturday Storytime: Forest
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Saturday September 17, 2016
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Read to a Dog
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Saturday September 17, 2016
Taneytown Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - 12
Come ready to read to a book-loving dog! Bring a favorite book - or use one of ours - to improve your reading skills by sharing a story with our furry friends from Carroll County 4-H Dog Club. Dogs available from 10:00 AM - Noon. November's meeting will be in the Small Meeting Room.

Native and Invasive Plant Walk
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Saturday September 17, 2016
Finksburg Branch Library
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Join horticulturist Steve Allgeier from Maryland Extension to discover both native and invasive plants found along the library grounds, including a butterfly garden and a reforestation project. We will learn how to use native plants in home landscape and practical control of invasive plants. Our walk will be held rain or shine.

Saturday Storytime: Dads
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Saturday September 17, 2016
Mount Airy Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Intro to 3D Printing
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Saturday September 17, 2016
Finksburg Branch Library
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - Adults
Registration for this event begins 9/3/2016.
Interested in 3D printing? Come learn about the 3D printing process and design your own key chain using Tinkercad. We'll print your key chain for you to pick up later. All attendees need to register.

booKPETS
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Saturday September 17, 2016
Mount Airy Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 4 - 12
Registration for this event begins 9/3/2016.
Come to the library and read a story to a book-loving dog. Research shows that children enjoy improving their reading skills by practicing the art of reading to animals. Registration preferred, but walk-ins welcome! Only kids need to register.

Meditation
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Saturday September 17, 2016
Taneytown Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
A member of the International Meditation Center will join us at Taneytown Branch Library to share their expertise. He will start with an introduction to the concepts of meditation based on the Buddhist tradition, why meditation is so helpful, and followed by a meditation practice session. There will also be a Q&A for anyone wanting to learn more!

Perler Bead Workshop
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Saturday September 17, 2016
Eldersburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 6 - Adults
Registration for this event begins 9/3/2016.
Immerse yourself in the colorful world of Perler beads. Follow patterns to recreate your favorite characters and objects from Star Wars, Minecraft, Dr. Who, Nintendo, and other popular brands, or use your imagination to create something of your own. All attendees need to register.

Happy Birthday, Mrs. Dewey!
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Saturday September 17, 2016
Westminster Branch Library
2:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Join us for a delicious piece of cake as we remember long-time library advocate Mary Lou Dewey, after whom the library's park is named. Refreshments will be served. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Open Exploration: School-Aged
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Saturday September 17, 2016
Eldersburg Branch Library
3:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 7 - 12
Drop by Exploration Point! between 3 and 4:30 pm to explore, create, and discover through self-directed STEAM activities. A fun-filled, informal, and friendly experience awaits you.

Ahoy Pirates!
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Sunday September 18, 2016
Eldersburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 8
Registration for this event begins 9/4/2016.
Arrrgh...you ready to be a pirate? Come join us as we prepare for International Talk Like a Pirate Day! Read stories, sing sea shanties, and make pirate crafts. Only kids need to register.