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Earth Day Extravaganza
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Saturday April 18, 2015
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Love crafts? Love the Earth? Stop in for a day of fun-filled crafts! We will learn all about the Earth by making art, bird feeders, and much more. Everyone is welcome to join our efforts to save the Earth! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Alphabet Train: Letter R
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Monday April 20, 2015
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
Climb aboard each week to explore a different letter of the alphabet through books, songs, and activities. All adult caregivers are welcome.

Read and Play
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Tuesday April 21, 2015
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: Fish
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Tuesday April 21, 2015
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.

Ready Set School: Fish
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Tuesday April 21, 2015
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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.

Finksburg Book Discussion Group: The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner
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Tuesday April 21, 2015
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For Adults
Join us for a lively discussion of this month's book.

Family Storytime: Fish
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Wednesday April 22, 2015
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.

Ready Set School: Fish
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Wednesday April 22, 2015
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.

Pajama Party Storytime: Fish
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Wednesday April 22, 2015
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.

Twos and Threes Together: Fish
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Thursday April 23, 2015
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 caregiver.

Read and Play
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Thursday April 23, 2015
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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.

What is Climate?
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Friday April 24, 2015
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 12
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The term climate is often misunderstood. In this program, presented by the University of Maryland Extension, participants will look at the difference between weather and climate and why we need to be able to utilize both. Only kids need to register.

Spring Craft Celebration
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Saturday April 25, 2015
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 7 - 17
Join us for an afternoon of crafty delights including duct tape designs, beaded creations, and recycled art.

Alphabet Train: Letter S
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Monday April 27, 2015
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For ages 3 - 6
Climb aboard each week to explore a different letter of the alphabet through books, songs, and activities. All adult caregivers are welcome.

Read and Play
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Tuesday April 28, 2015
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: Sheep
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Tuesday April 28, 2015
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For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

Ready Set School: Sheep
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Tuesday April 28, 2015
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: Sheep
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Wednesday April 29, 2015
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.

Ready Set School: Sheep
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Wednesday April 29, 2015
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.

Pajama Party Storytime: Sheep
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Wednesday April 29, 2015
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.

Twos and Threes Together: Sheep
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Thursday April 30, 2015
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 caregiver.

Read and Play
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Thursday April 30, 2015
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.

Minecraft Mania
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Friday May 1, 2015
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
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Join us for an evening of Minecrafting! Craft away on our library servers as we create and play with other CCPL branches. We’ll also explore the world of Minecraft through activities, games, and snacks. Permission slips are required and can be picked up at the Information Desk. Refreshments will be served. Only kids need to register.

Alphabet Train: Letters T & U
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Monday May 4, 2015
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
Climb aboard each week to explore a different letter of the alphabet through books, songs, and activities. All adult caregivers are welcome.

Read and Play
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Tuesday May 5, 2015
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: Bugs
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Tuesday May 5, 2015
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.

Ready Set School: Bugs
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Tuesday May 5, 2015
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.

Rainbow Book Club: Cyndi Lauper: A Memoir by Cyndi Lauper
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Tuesday May 5, 2015
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
You are invited to join the Rainbow Book Club as we discuss and explore a variety of LGBTQ related titles, stories, and topics in a safe and respectful environment. This program is open to adults of any sexual orientation or gender identity. The Rainbow Book Club is presented by PFLAG Westminster - Carroll County and hosted by Carroll County Public Library. For more information, call the Finksburg Branch at 410-386-4505.

The Faith Club: Kumbh Mela
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Tuesday May 5, 2015
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For Adults
If you are interested in reading about faith and having an interfaith dialog, we invite you to join the discussion at the Faith Club, where a broad spectrum of beliefs will be explored in an informative and respectful atmosphere. This spring the group will be continuing its series focusing on the six-segments of the PBS documentary Sacred Journeys with Bruce Feiler, which covers the most spectacular pilgrimages in the world. A discussion will follow each segment. The program is presented by Carroll County Interfaith Council and hosted by Carroll County Public Library. Find us on Facebook for more information, or call the Finksburg Branch at 410-386-4505.


Family Storytime: Bugs
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Wednesday May 6, 2015
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.

Ready Set School: Bugs
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Wednesday May 6, 2015
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.

Pajama Party Storytime: Bugs
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Wednesday May 6, 2015
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.

Twos and Threes Together: Bugs
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Thursday May 7, 2015
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 caregiver.

Read and Play
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Thursday May 7, 2015
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.

Climate Change
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Friday May 8, 2015
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 12
Registration for this event begins 4/24/2015.
What is it and what do we need to do. The University of Maryland Extension will help participants figure out what climate change is through games and inquiry and why we should be proactive, not reactive, in thinking about this situation. Only kids need to register.

Teen Advisory Board Presents: Game On @ the Library
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Friday May 8, 2015
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
Registration for this event begins 4/24/2015.
Finksburg branch's Teen Advisory Board invites you to join them for a night of games at the library. Board games, video games, card games, and maybe even some new ones you haven't played before. If you're interested, pick up a permission slip from the Information Desk and game on! Only kids need to register.

Meet Book Editor Katherine Pickett
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Saturday May 9, 2015
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For Adults
The Maryland Writers' Association will host editor Katherine Pickett who will speak about common editing mistakes and how to make your manuscript shine!

PAWS to Read
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Saturday May 9, 2015
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 practice reading to animals. Registration preferred, but walk-ins welcome! Only kids need to register.