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Story Pals: School Days
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Wednesday November 26, 2014
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Story Pals: School Days
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Wednesday November 26, 2014
10:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Piano Music by Lydia Bandy
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Sunday November 30, 2014
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For All Ages
Lydia Bandy, local piano teacher, composer, and performer, will fill the library with the sounds of classical, jazz, and popular music. Lydia will also have CD’s available for purchase. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Winter
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Monday December 1, 2014
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For All Ages
An open invitation! This weekly storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Winter
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Monday December 1, 2014
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For All Ages
An open invitation! This weekly storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Pajama Storytime
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Monday December 1, 2014
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
There is nothing better than bedtime stories with cookies and juice. Wear your PJs to this cozy storytime. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Refreshments will be served.

Read and Play
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Tuesday December 2, 2014
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
A storytime featuring lap games, tickles, bounces, and rhymes followed by a playgroup for meeting and mingling. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Read and Play
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Tuesday December 2, 2014
10:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
A storytime featuring lap games, tickles, bounces, and rhymes followed by a playgroup for meeting and mingling. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Yo-Yo Club
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Tuesday December 2, 2014
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For ages 7 - Adults
Discover a great time, meet fun people, learn and practice tricks to amaze your friends at our yo-yo club. Please bring your favorite yo-yo. Experts and beginners welcome.

Story Pals: Winter
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Wednesday December 3, 2014
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Story Pals: Winter
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Wednesday December 3, 2014
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For ages 2 - 3
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Black-Eyed Susan Book Discussion: Nick and Tesla's High-Voltage Danger Lab by Bob Pflugfelder
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Wednesday December 3, 2014
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For ages 9 - 11
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Join us for a discussion of this month's chosen Black-Eyed Susan Nominee book from the 4th - 6th grade list. This is a great way to prepare for the Battle of the Books if you are on a team. Participation in Battle of the Books is not required to join what is sure to be a lively discussion. Area school library Media Specialists will help facilitate the discussion. All attendees need to register.

Read and Play
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Thursday December 4, 2014
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For ages Birth - 24 Months
A storytime featuring lap games, tickles, bounces, and rhymes followed by a playgroup for meeting and mingling. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Story Pals: Winter
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Thursday December 4, 2014
10:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Service Learning Hours: KidWorks
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Thursday December 4, 2014
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For ages 12 - 17
KidWorks meets twice a month. At the 1st meeting we spend an hour planning a storytime for younger kids. At the 2nd meeting (12/18, 1/22, and 2/26) we present the storytime. You must come to both meetings to earn 3 service learning hours.

So You Want to Start a Blog?: The Simple In's and Out's of Blogging and Social Media
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Thursday December 4, 2014
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For Adults
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Have you been thinking about starting your own blog but the wealth of information out there almost makes it feel impossible? Come to this session and learn the basics about starting your own blog without the headache. We'll even talk about why you want to blog, what you hope to gain, who your target audience is, and what social media tools will help you reach your personal goals. You'll walk away ready to make your blogging dreams a reality.

Monthly Money Talks: Annuties and Your Retirement
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Friday December 5, 2014
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For Adults
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Retirees and Pre-retirees, local financial advisor Suzanne M. Bradshaw is committed to educating and serving adults concerning retirement. She will begin each talk with Investment Prospectives (IP), a presentation focusing on current financial issues. She will also tackle one important topic each month related to investments/finances. Topics will vary from Understanding the Stock Market, Living on a Fixed Income, Annuities, Estate planning etc. Bring your questions and your friends for open and frank discussions regarding important financial matters.

Saturday Storytime: Winter
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Saturday December 6, 2014
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

LEGO® Creations
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Saturday December 6, 2014
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - Adults
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!

Musical Interludes at Your Library: Sounds of the Season
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Sunday December 7, 2014
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For All Ages
Enjoy performances by the Carroll County String Project as you relax and browse the library shelves. Please join us for these specially themed concerts! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Night
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Monday December 8, 2014
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For All Ages
An open invitation! This weekly storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Night
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Monday December 8, 2014
10:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
An open invitation! This weekly storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Favorite Friends: Little Quack by Lauren Thompson
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Monday December 8, 2014
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For All Ages
Join us for stories, songs, and a craft about a featured, well-loved book character. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Read and Play
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Tuesday December 9, 2014
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
A storytime featuring lap games, tickles, bounces, and rhymes followed by a playgroup for meeting and mingling. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Read and Play
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Tuesday December 9, 2014
10:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
A storytime featuring lap games, tickles, bounces, and rhymes followed by a playgroup for meeting and mingling. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Button Snowflakes and Straw Hat Snowmen
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Tuesday December 9, 2014
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
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Winter is here..time to decorate! Join us as we make button snowflake ornaments and straw hat snowmen to brighten an otherwise dreary time.

Writers' Block: Teen Bloggers Wanted!
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Tuesday December 9, 2014
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - 17
Calling all teen journalists, poets, movie reviewers, and artists! If you are interested in earning school service hours this winter, attend a brief informational meeting to learn how you can sign up to be an author on CCPL’s new teen blog, Writers' Block.

Story Pals: Night
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Wednesday December 10, 2014
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Story Pals: Night
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Wednesday December 10, 2014
10:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Code It @ the Library: Scratch
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Wednesday December 10, 2014
4:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 9 - 15
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Create a playable game using Scratch, a popular programming language designed by the MIT Media Lab. By dragging together colored blocks of code, you can build games and animations while learning computer programming concepts. Bring a USB flash drive if you want to save your finished project to take home.

Healthy (and Happy) Holiday Eating
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Wednesday December 10, 2014
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For Adults
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Do visions of sugar plums lead to nightmares about weight gain? Fear not, you can enjoy the holiday festivities, including your favorite foods, without sabotaging your healthy habits. A health coach from WellAdvantage, an award winning Sykesville-based wellness company, will offer tips to stay on track for a healthy—and still happy—holiday season. Registration recommended, but walk-ins welcome.

Knit Wits
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Wednesday December 10, 2014
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - Adults
Beginners, please bring a light colored worsted weight yarn and size 8 needles to the class. If you know how to knit please come and bring your project.

Read and Play
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Thursday December 11, 2014
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
A storytime featuring lap games, tickles, bounces, and rhymes followed by a playgroup for meeting and mingling. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Story Pals: Night
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Thursday December 11, 2014
10:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Make and Take Holiday Decorations for Your Home
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Thursday December 11, 2014
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - Adults
Registration for this event begins 11/27/2014.
Come and make holiday crafts to decorate your home! Projects will include gingerbread magnets, snowmen magnets, a painted holiday ball, and a snowflake to finish at home.

An Introduction to Tai Chi Chuan
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Friday December 12, 2014
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Registration for this event begins 11/28/2014.
Tai chi chuan, roughly referred to as internal martial arts has achieved popularity in China and beyond. It is performed in a slow, relaxed, continuous, and graceful manner. Tai chi emphasizes relaxation, meditation, and harmony of both mind and body.

Saturday Storytime: Night
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Saturday December 13, 2014
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

The Hobbit Returns
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Saturday December 13, 2014
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 10 - Adults
Registration for this event begins 11/29/2014.
Welcome back to the Shire! Come make your very own Hobbit terrarium to commemorate the last installment of The Hobbit trilogy.

Free Spirit Book Club: The Distance Between Us by Reyna Grande
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Saturday December 13, 2014
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Please join us for a discussion about our chosen book. This program is presented in collaboration with the One Maryland One Book initiative of the Maryland Humanities Council. A Celebrating America program.

Questions about Health Insurance?
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Sunday December 14, 2014
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
If you need information about the new health insurance laws or help applying for coverage, come to a free community forum at your local library. Feel free to drop in at any time and certified staff will be available to assist you. From 1 - 4:30 pm.

Jazz Pizazz with The Charles Eron Trio
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Sunday December 14, 2014
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
The Charles Eron Trio will play jazz standards, contemporary, and original compositions in the café area of the library. Spend a Sunday afternoon listening to McDaniel graduate Charles Eron and his band members Paul Morales on electric bass, and Ben Reiff on drums. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Wild West
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Monday December 15, 2014
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
An open invitation! This weekly storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Wild West
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Monday December 15, 2014
10:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
An open invitation! This weekly storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Deck the Halls
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Monday December 15, 2014
4:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - 8
Registration for this event begins 12/1/2014.
Get your fa-la-la ready as we make some holiday ornaments that you can use to decorate your home and give it a festive feeling. Only kids need to register.

Read and Play
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Tuesday December 16, 2014
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
A storytime featuring lap games, tickles, bounces, and rhymes followed by a playgroup for meeting and mingling. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Read and Play
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Tuesday December 16, 2014
10:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
A storytime featuring lap games, tickles, bounces, and rhymes followed by a playgroup for meeting and mingling. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Story Pals: Wild West
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Wednesday December 17, 2014
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Story Pals: Wild West
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Wednesday December 17, 2014
10:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Crochet 911
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Wednesday December 17, 2014
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - Adults
Join Caroline Brocato to learn how to crochet. If you know how to crochet, please join the group. Please bring a size J hook and light colored yarn to the class.