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Story Pals: Birds
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Thursday January 29, 2015
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.

Read and Play
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Thursday January 29, 2015
11:00 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.

Yoga with Syeda
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Thursday January 29, 2015
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
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Set an hour aside for yourself. Join Syeda Kahn for a free, invigorating yoga session in a soothing atmosphere. Register to assure a place. Drop-ins on a first come basis.

Watershed Science: Making a Difference in Your Watershed
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Friday January 30, 2015
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For ages 8 - 12
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Join us as we learn about water flow, pollution in the Chesapeake Bay, and being water smart in this three week series from the University of Maryland Extension. Come to one or all! Only kids need to register.

Decoupage Extravaganza
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Saturday January 31, 2015
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - Adults
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Create something wonderful with boxes, jars, and other finds that we will supply for you. If you have started a project and want to finish it you are welcome to bring it or if you have something at home that you’ve been wanting to add finesse to then bring it and decoupage with us. This program will be open for about two hours so we can get ‘er done.

Alphabet Train: Letter D
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Monday February 2, 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.

Groundhog Day Storytime
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Monday February 2, 2015
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For ages 3 - 7
It's Groundhog Day! Will there be six more weeks of winter? Come learn about groundhogs, listen to stories, sing, and do a craft to celebrate. Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Read and Play
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Tuesday February 3, 2015
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: Dogs
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Tuesday February 3, 2015
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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.

On My Own: Dogs
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Tuesday February 3, 2015
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For ages 3 - 6
A theme-based storytime for children who are ready for an independent, small group experience. All adult caregivers are welcome.

The Faith Club
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Tuesday February 3, 2015
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For Adults
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This winter the Faith Club Book Club at the Finksburg Branch begins a series focusing on the six-segments of the PBS series Sacred Journeys, covering the most spectacular pilgrimages in the world, starting with the showing of The Hajj in Mecca, an annual Islamic pilgrimage associated with the Islamic prophet Muhammad and considered the largest annual gathering of people in the world. The showing of The Hajj will be followed by discussion. Jerry Fuss, coordinator of the Faith Club Book Club for the Interfaith Council, notes that the clubs purpose is to bring people together to increase understanding of the world’s religions. In partnership with the Community Media Center and Carroll Citizens for Racial Equality.

The Rainbow Book Club: Golden Boy by Abigail Tarttelin
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Tuesday February 3, 2015
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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.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Dogs
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Wednesday February 4, 2015
11:00 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.

On My Own: Dogs
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Wednesday February 4, 2015
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
A theme-based storytime for children who are ready for an independent, small group experience. All adult caregivers are welcome.

Evening Storytime: Dogs
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Wednesday February 4, 2015
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For All Ages
End your day in a special way! This storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Story Pals: Dogs
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Thursday February 5, 2015
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.

Read and Play
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Thursday February 5, 2015
11:00 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.

Yoga with Syeda
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Thursday February 5, 2015
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
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Set an hour aside for yourself. Join Syeda Kahn for a free, invigorating yoga session in a soothing atmosphere. Register to assure a place. Drop-ins on a first come basis.

Facial Exercise: Recover the Vitality of Your Younger Face
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Thursday February 5, 2015
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For Adults
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This is a small, introductory workshop to help you master some techniques of facial exercise to improve the muscle tone, fullness, and skin condition in your face. The workshop consists of three sessions: learning, follow-up, and assessment; register once for all three sessions. Have fun, make friends, and emerge in two months with a new, revitalized look.

Questions about Health Insurance?
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Saturday February 7, 2015
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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 9 am - 1 pm.

Pitching, Querying, and Proposing: How Authors Go from Shy to Sold
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Saturday February 7, 2015
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For Adults
With Author & Editor Ally Machate. You’ve experienced the satisfaction of producing a quality piece of writing, but now what? Find out who really decides what gets published, how to approach them without getting the proverbial door slammed in your face, and what these gatekeepers expect from you! Includes tips that will make your pitches, queries, and proposals more effective! Learn more at www.thewritersally.com and www.allymachate.com. From 1:30 to 4 PM. This event hosted by the Carroll County Chapter of the Maryland Writers' Association, a non-profit devoted to Maryland writers. For more information and to join MWA, please go to www.marylandwriters.org.

Alphabet Train: Letters E & F
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Monday February 9, 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.

Are You an Empowered iParent, Now?
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Monday February 9, 2015
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For Adults
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Join us for an open discussion on how the iQ: smartparent resources helped empower you to make decisions for your family about digital media and technology. Share your experiences and receive your iMom, iDad, or iSmart recognition. Part of the Quality Digital Media Partnership series with WQED-PBS, LittleeLit.com, and Carroll County Public Library.

Read and Play
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Tuesday February 10, 2015
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: Fairy Tales
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Tuesday February 10, 2015
11:00 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.

On My Own: Fairy Tales
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Tuesday February 10, 2015
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
A theme-based storytime for children who are ready for an independent, small group experience. All adult caregivers are welcome.

Choco-licious
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Tuesday February 10, 2015
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
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How is chocolate made, and, more importantly, who makes it best? Join us to learn how and decide who. Refreshments will be served. Only kids need to register.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Fairy Tales
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Wednesday February 11, 2015
11:00 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.

On My Own: Fairy Tales
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Wednesday February 11, 2015
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
A theme-based storytime for children who are ready for an independent, small group experience. All adult caregivers are welcome.

Evening Storytime: Fairy Tales
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Wednesday February 11, 2015
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
End your day in a special way! This storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Story Pals: Fairy Tales
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Thursday February 12, 2015
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.

Read and Play
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Thursday February 12, 2015
11:00 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.

Yoga with Syeda
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Thursday February 12, 2015
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
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Set an hour aside for yourself. Join Syeda Kahn for a free, invigorating yoga session in a soothing atmosphere. Register to assure a place. Drop-ins on a first come basis.

Facial Exercise: Recover the Vitality of Your Younger Face
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Thursday February 12, 2015
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Register for this event today!
This is a small, introductory workshop to help you master some techniques of facial exercise to improve the muscle tone, fullness, and skin condition in your face. The workshop consists of three sessions: learning, follow-up, and assessment; register once for all three sessions. Have fun, make friends, and emerge in two months with a new, revitalized look.

PBS World Premiere & Scavenger Hunt
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Friday February 13, 2015
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 10
Be the first to see the world premiere episode of Sesame Street's Cookie Monster Special! Then search the Finksburg Branch Library to find new hidden PBS friends! Everyone who participates will get a special PBS Digital Scavenger Hunt card for February to explore PBSkids.org! Part of the Quality Digital Media Partnership series with WQED-PBS, LittleeLit.com, and Carroll County Public Library. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Think Your Drink
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Friday February 13, 2015
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 12
Registration for this event begins 1/30/2015.
Explore the world of what you drink! Take a look at how milk is different to how much sugar is in some of your favorite sport drinks and sodas. Even experiment with trying some tasty healthier drink options.

PAWS to Read
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Saturday February 14, 2015
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - 17
Registration for this event begins 1/31/2015.
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.

Read and Play
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Tuesday February 17, 2015
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: Make Believe
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Tuesday February 17, 2015
11:00 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.

On My Own: Make Believe
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Tuesday February 17, 2015
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
A theme-based storytime for children who are ready for an independent, small group experience. All adult caregivers are welcome.

Finksburg Book Discussion Group: The Lincoln Myth by Steve Berry
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Tuesday February 17, 2015
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Join us for a lively discussion of this month's book.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Make Believe
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Wednesday February 18, 2015
11:00 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.

On My Own: Make Believe
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Wednesday February 18, 2015
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
A theme-based storytime for children who are ready for an independent, small group experience. All adult caregivers are welcome.

Evening Storytime: Make Believe
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Wednesday February 18, 2015
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
End your day in a special way! This storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Story Pals: Make Believe
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Thursday February 19, 2015
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.

Read and Play
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Thursday February 19, 2015
11:00 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.

Teen Advisory Board
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Thursday February 19, 2015
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 and ideas with library staff about books, movies, music, and programs you'd like to see here at the Finksburg Branch. Get an application from the Information Desk and find out more.

Yoga with Syeda
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Thursday February 19, 2015
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Registration for this event begins 2/5/2015.
Set an hour aside for yourself. Join Syeda Kahn for a free, invigorating yoga session in a soothing atmosphere. Register to assure a place. Drop-ins on a first come basis.