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Color My World
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Sunday February 14, 2016
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Are you an adult who likes to color in coloring books? It's ok to admit it! We're giving grown-ups the opportunity to experience this relaxing and fun activity. Patterns and pages will be provided, along with an array of colored pencils and crayons. Feel free to bring your own!

Read and Play
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Tuesday February 16, 2016
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: Playtime
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Tuesday February 16, 2016
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 February 17, 2016
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: Playtime
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Wednesday February 17, 2016
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.

Wacky Wednesday Family Storytime
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Wednesday February 17, 2016
1:30 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.

Enhancing Your Communication Skills
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Wednesday February 17, 2016
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
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One of the most important assets that you can bring to your career and can help in your relationships is effective communication skills. When you modify the way you communicate, you may improve the quality of your work and your life. Learn to focus on specific skills: effective listening, assertive communication, negotiation, and positive self-talk. All attendees need to register.

Crochet 911
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Wednesday February 17, 2016
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - Adults
Join Caroline Brocato to learn to crochet. Please bring a size J hook and light colored worsted weight yarn to the class. If you know how to crochet, please join the group.

Read and Play
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Thursday February 18, 2016
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: Playtime
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Thursday February 18, 2016
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.

Minecraft in the Afternoon
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Thursday February 18, 2016
4:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 17
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Come play Minecraft with other players on our special library Minecraft server! All attendees need to register.

Minecraft at Night
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Thursday February 18, 2016
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For ages 8 - 17
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Come play Minecraft with other players on our special library Minecraft server! All attendees need to register.

Tinker Tots
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Friday February 19, 2016
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For ages 2 - 5
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A little push, a twist, a turn. Keep those little fingers busy and experimenting in our library Tinkertown. Fun, playful activities will engage the mind and body as your child builds his/her fine motor skills and creativity. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Refreshments will be served. Only kids need to register.

Peaceful Melodies : Piano
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Sunday February 21, 2016
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For All Ages
Local musician Lydia Bandy will play beautiful, calming music that fills the library with the soothing sounds of piano or harp. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

3D Printing for Kids
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Sunday February 21, 2016
2:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 9 - 13
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Come in to learn the basics and get started making printable 3D objects! Kids may design one object to print. Objects can be picked up the week following the program. All attendees need to register.

Family Storytime: Wild Animals
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Monday February 22, 2016
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.

Family Storytime: Wild Animals
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Monday February 22, 2016
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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: Put a Little Love in Your Heart
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Monday February 22, 2016
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For ages 3 - 6
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Help your preschool child discover science concepts with fun, hands-on experiments, and activities. Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Game on Mah Jongg!
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Monday February 22, 2016
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For Adults
Join us for friendly mah jongg play. We welcome experienced mah jongg players as well those newer to the game for casual, non-competitive play. Please bring a current National Mah Jongg League card. Dot. Crack. Bam!

KidWorks Kids Present: Arctic Animals
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Monday February 22, 2016
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For All Ages
Join the KidWorks kids as they present a storytime filled with stories, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Read and Play
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Tuesday February 23, 2016
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: Wild Animals
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Tuesday February 23, 2016
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 February 24, 2016
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: Wild Animals
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Wednesday February 24, 2016
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.

Wacky Wednesday Family Storytime
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Wednesday February 24, 2016
1:30 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.

Knit Wits
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Wednesday February 24, 2016
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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.

Tech Talk: Exploring CCPL eResources
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Wednesday February 24, 2016
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Join us for a hands-on workshop to help you get the most out of the technology available through your library.

Read and Play
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Thursday February 25, 2016
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: Wild Animals
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Thursday February 25, 2016
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.

Play Baby Play!
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Friday February 26, 2016
9:30 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.

Color My World
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Friday February 26, 2016
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Are you an adult who likes to color in coloring books? It's ok to admit it! We're giving grown-ups the opportunity to experience this relaxing and fun activity. Patterns and pages will be provided, along with a rainbow of colored pencils. Feel free to bring your own coloring book and/or pencils!

Saturday Storytime
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Saturday February 27, 2016
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.

PAWS to Read
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Saturday February 27, 2016
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. Struggling readers are encouraged to participate.

Family Storytime: Nocturnal Animals
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Monday February 29, 2016
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.

Family Storytime: Nocturnal Animals
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Monday February 29, 2016
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.

Bye Bye, Dry Skin
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Monday February 29, 2016
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Registration for this event begins 2/15/2016.
Do you have winter skin woes? Join us for this spa night as we create our own homemade spa remedies for your skin.

Read and Play
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Tuesday March 1, 2016
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: Nocturnal Animals
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Tuesday March 1, 2016
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 March 2, 2016
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: Nocturnal Animals
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Wednesday March 2, 2016
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.

Wacky Wednesday Family Storytime
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Wednesday March 2, 2016
1:30 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.

Heirloom Vegetables and Herbs: Understanding the Mystery
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Wednesday March 2, 2016
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Registration for this event begins 2/17/2016.
What are heirloom vegetables and herbs? Did you think that heirlooms were only for tomatoes? Come and learn what it is all about from master gardener Joann Parker. All attendees need to register.

Read and Play
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Thursday March 3, 2016
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: Nocturnal Animals
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Thursday March 3, 2016
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.

Once Upon an Alphabet: Letter G
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Thursday March 3, 2016
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 5
Registration for this event begins 2/18/2016.
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

Intro to 3D Modeling
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Thursday March 3, 2016
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - Adults
Registration for this event begins 2/18/2016.
Learn how to use SketchUp, a powerful tool for creating 3D, virtual objects. We'll start with the basics and help you get started creating in a virtual environment. No prior knowledge of 3D design is necessary. All attendees need to register.

Once Upon an Alphabet: Letter G
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Friday March 4, 2016
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 5
Registration for this event begins 2/19/2016.
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

Saturday Storytime: Nocturnal Animals
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Saturday March 5, 2016
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.

Smile!
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Saturday March 5, 2016
11:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Registration for this event begins 2/20/2016.
Dr. Rachael Simon from Smiles4children Dentistry will read books with familiar characters to help explain what happens during a dental visit. Learn what foods are healthy and keep your teeth strong. A fun craft will teach us how to care for our teeth. All attendees need to register.

Learn to Code: HTML & CSS
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Saturday March 5, 2016
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
Registration for this event begins 2/20/2016.
Learn how to create websites by structuring and styling your pages with
HTML and CSS. This series of classes will be taught using an online tool
and is led by a member of the Computer Science Teachers Association.
Once registered, you are signed up for all three classes (3/5, 3/12, 3/19).
All attendees need to register.

Spring Wellness
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Saturday March 5, 2016
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Registration for this event begins 2/20/2016.
Making seasonal adjustments to your health is a necessary part of being healthy. Spring is a time to focus on reviving and renewing your health. Local Naturopathic Doctor Julie Walsh (www.adoctorinthehouse.com) brings over 10 years of clinical experience and will be addressing topics including natural ways to prevent spring allergies, why a detox program will benefit your health and how to do a good one, what foods you should be incorporating into your diet with recipes to do so, and how to spring clean without chemicals.

Native American Flute
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Sunday March 6, 2016
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For All Ages
Be present in this mystical and meditative, musical immersion with Bryan J. Nupp, Native American Flutist and Integral Yoga Instructor. A combination of Native American flute and percussion, alongside some of the world's other ancient sounds and chants will be shared in this divinely inspired performance. A Celebrating America program. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Spring Art Show
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Sunday March 6, 2016
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For All Ages
The Gallery @ The Eldersburg Branch Library will feature works of art by local artists.

Sunday Yoga
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Sunday March 6, 2016
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Registration for this event begins 2/21/2016.
Join Stacey, a registered yoga teacher from Branches of Yoga in
Sykesville, as she teaches you the relaxing and fulfilling practice of yoga.
This class is for most levels and beginners are welcome. Please bring your
own mat and a blanket if possible. There may be a few extras if you don't
have your own.