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Saturday Storytime: Reptiles
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Saturday November 1, 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.

Native American Storytime
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Saturday November 1, 2014
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For All Ages
Please join Loretta Eller, a Cherokee Native American, as she tells us about her ancestors using stories and music in celebration of Native American Month. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. A Celebrating America program.

You and Health Insurance - Making a Smart Choice
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Sunday November 2, 2014
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For Adults
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This two-hour program will help you analyze your health care needs, compare insurance plans, and apply knowledge learned to make a smart health insurance choice based on what you can afford. You will get a consumer workbook and learn to use tools that will help you feel more confident in making your health insurance choices.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Food
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Monday November 3, 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: Food
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Monday November 3, 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 November 3, 2014
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For All Ages
There is nothing better than bedtime stories with cookies and milk. 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 November 4, 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 November 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.

American Girl: Celebrate Josefina
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Tuesday November 4, 2014
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For ages 6 - 12
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Bring your American Girl doll or favorite toy to the library for a Mexican fiesta in celebration of Josefina. Refreshments will be served. Only kids need to register. This program is presented in collaboration with the One Maryland One Book initiative of the Maryland Humanities Council. A Celebrating America program.

Yo-Yo Club
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Tuesday November 4, 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: Food
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Wednesday November 5, 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.

Story Pals: Food
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Wednesday November 5, 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.

Solutions to Joint Pain and Stiffness
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Wednesday November 5, 2014
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For Adults
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Do you find yourself slowing down and being side-lined because of joint pain and stiffness? Come and learn about some common causes of arthritis and how you can stay in the game of life by caring for your joints. We will explore some of the current treatments and recommendations for maintaining bone and joint health.

Holiday Cards for Heroes
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Wednesday November 5, 2014
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For ages 13 - Adults
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Create a hand stamped card to send to the Holiday Mail for Heroes program. The American Red Cross delivers these cards to veterans, military families, and active duty service members around the world. Make a second card to take home for yourself. All supplies will be provided, but please bring a tape runner if you own one. A Celebrating America program.

Read and Play
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Thursday November 6, 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: Food
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Thursday November 6, 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.

Teen Volunteer Time
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Thursday November 6, 2014
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For ages 12 - 17
Need service hours? Help the library! We are looking for young adults who would like to earn service hours! Help the library prepare crafts for storytime, pull library materials from the shelves, and do other special projects. Come and earn service hours, it's just that easy!

Author Signing with Jessica McHugh
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Thursday November 6, 2014
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For ages 11 - Adults
Jessica McHugh is an author of speculative fiction spanning the genre from horror and alternate history to young adult. A 2013 Pulp Ark nominee, she has devoted herself to novels, short stories, poetry, and playwriting. Mrs. McHugh will be discussing her exciting new young adult series and its first book, Darla Decker Hates to Wait. A frank and funny look at the path to adulthood, Darla Decker Hates to Wait begins a journey of love, loss, and the nitty-gritty of growing up through Darla Decker’s eyes. Refreshments will be served.

Tinker Tots
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Friday November 7, 2014
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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 their fine motor skills and creativity. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Only kids need to register. This program is sponsored in part by a Community Arts Development Grant from the Carroll County Arts Council and the Maryland State Arts Council. The Americans with Disabilities Act applies to the Carroll County Government and its programs, services, activities, and facilities. Anyone requiring an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication or who has a complaint should contact Madeline M. Morey, The Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator, 410.386.3800, 1.888.302.8978, MD Relay 7-1-1/1.800.735.2258 or email mmorey@ccg.carr.org as soon as possible but no later than 72 hours before the scheduled event.

Saturday Storytime: Food
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Saturday November 8, 2014
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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 November 8, 2014
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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!

Disney Pin Swap
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Saturday November 8, 2014
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For All Ages
Disney has always offered collectible Disney pins in each of its parks, but with the kickoff of Walt Disney World's Millennium Celebration in October 1999, they began a new tradition of Disney Pin trading. Now thousands of people trade each day around the world. Join us for a Disney pin swap in the café area to swap and trade your Disney pins and leave with new and treasured ones! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Free Spirit Book Club: Changeling by Philippa Gregory
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Saturday November 8, 2014
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For Adults
Join us for discussion about our chosen book.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Pets
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Monday November 10, 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: Pets
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Monday November 10, 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.

Minecraft in the Afternoon
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Monday November 10, 2014
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 15
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Come play Minecraft with other players on our special library Minecraft server.

Favorite Friends: Little Princess Stories by Tony Ross
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Monday November 10, 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.

Story Pals: Pets
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Wednesday November 12, 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.

Piney Run Nature Center + Carroll County Public Library = FUN!!!: Turkeys
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Wednesday November 12, 2014
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For ages Birth - 6
Calling all children who enjoy great stories and beautiful nature walks! Join CCPL staff as we partner with Piney Run Nature Center staff for special morning activities filled with stories, hikes, crafts, and more. Come to one or all sessions. This is an offsite program held in partnership with and on location at Piney Run Nature Center; park gate fee applies. For details and registration call 410.795.6043 or e-mail mbukowitz@ccg.carr.org. Registration required! All children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Story Pals: Pets
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Wednesday November 12, 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.

Launching Your New Business
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Wednesday November 12, 2014
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For Adults
Ready, set, go! Launch your new business with confidence and on the right foot. Topics include options for business entities, resources available to start-ups, costs of services needed, licensing and tax considerations, loans and financial resources, marketing on a budget, getting your business off the ground, and finding customers. This class runs from 5:30 pm to 8:45 pm. Register through Carroll Community College at 410-386-8100 or www.carrollcc.edu. Your instructor will be Roger Voter.

Minecraft at Night
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Wednesday November 12, 2014
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For ages 8 - 15
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Come play Minecraft with other players on our special library Minecraft server.

Knit Wits
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Wednesday November 12, 2014
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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 November 13, 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: Pets
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Thursday November 13, 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.

Service Learning Hours: KidWorks
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Thursday November 13, 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 (9/25, 10/23, and 11/20) we present the storytime. You must come to both meetings to earn 3 service learning hours.

Dealing with Stress through the Holidays and Beyond
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Thursday November 13, 2014
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For Adults
Don't let stress take the joy from this holiday season--or any other time! A health coach from WellAdvantage, an award-winning Sykesville-based wellness company, will help you identify your stressors, understand how stress affects your health, and learn stress management techniques to keep you feeling your best during even the busiest times.

Monthly Money Talks: End of Year Tax Strategies (with special guest)
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Friday November 14, 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. Bring your questions and your friends for open and frank discussions regarding important financial matters.

Read and Play at Fairhaven
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Friday November 14, 2014
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
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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.

Master Gardeners' Appreciation Tea
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Friday November 14, 2014
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For Adults
Have you ever wondered whose hard work and skill keeps the Eldersburg Branch Library's garden looking so beautiful? It's the lovely volunteers of the Carroll County Master Gardeners. Please join us for refreshments and flower talk as we show our appreciation to these wonderful ladies. Refreshments will be served.

Saturday Storytime: Pets
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Saturday November 15, 2014
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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.

Meet Tony Pann
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Saturday November 15, 2014
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For All Ages
Tony Pann, WBAL-TV Meteorologist, will tell us about his children’s book Everything is You. Find out about Krystal, the new girl at school, and how Cody the Cloud helps Krystal by teaching her about the universe. Books will be available for purchase and signing. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Code It @ the Library: Scratch
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Saturday November 15, 2014
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 9 - 15
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Explore Scratch, a popular programming language designed by the MIT Media Lab. By simply dragging together colored blocks of code, you can learn computer programming concepts and make fun games and animations. Create a playable game using step by step instructions or design your own! Multiple projects will be offered. Bring a USB flash drive if you want to save your finished project to take home.

Selling Your Home
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Sunday November 16, 2014
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For Adults
Join us for this informative session about selling your home quickly and how to get the maximum return on your investment. Learn from Certified Staging Expert Kevin Hogan and from Paul Gillespie, author of The Baltimore Home Guide. Come ready to ask questions. Topics will include simple fixes to increase value, how to price your home and what you can do to help your agent sell your home

Year-Round Family Storytime: Dads
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Monday November 17, 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: Dads
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Monday November 17, 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.

Alzheimer’s 101
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Monday November 17, 2014
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Registration for this event begins 11/3/2014.
What is Alzheimer’s disease? This program will lead you through the causes and risk factors of Alzheimer’s disease as well as explain its effects on the brain. Learn the four As of Alzheimer’s disease. Know the ten signs to watch for, how to get a diagnosis, and what to do if it is Alzheimer’s. Also learn the causes of reversible dementia.

Read and Play
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Tuesday November 18, 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.

Read and Play
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Tuesday November 18, 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.

DIY Holiday Crafts: Ornaments and Votives
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Tuesday November 18, 2014
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For ages 11 - Adults
Registration for this event begins 11/4/2014.
Join us as we create festive crafts to add joy to the season.

Story Pals: Dads
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Wednesday November 19, 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.

Story Pals: Dads
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Wednesday November 19, 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.

Homeschooler's Class : Animal Tracks
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Wednesday November 19, 2014
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For ages 6 - 11
Join the fun in these literature-based science, social studies, math, and language arts programs!

Crochet 911
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Wednesday November 19, 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.

Read and Play
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Thursday November 20, 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: Dads
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Thursday November 20, 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.

KidWorks Kids Present: Gobble Gobble Gobble
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Thursday November 20, 2014
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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.

Discover Math: Let's Play Math Games
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Friday November 21, 2014
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 5
Registration for this event begins 11/7/2014.
This program is part of a math series for preschoolers. We will read a story and learn through hands-on activities. Only kids need to register. Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Saturday Storytime: Dads
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Saturday November 22, 2014
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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.

PAWS to Read
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Saturday November 22, 2014
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 6 - 17
Registration for this event begins 11/8/2014.
Come to the library and read a story to a book-loving dog. Research shows that children enjoy improving their reading skills by practice reading to animals. Struggling readers are encouraged to participate. Only kids need to register.