Calendar of Events - Finksburg Branch Library

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Year-Round Family Storytime: Cows
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Wednesday July 30, 2014
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: Cows
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Wednesday July 30, 2014
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: Cows
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Wednesday July 30, 2014
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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: Cows
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Thursday July 31, 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.

Read and Play
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Thursday July 31, 2014
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.

Chicken Little Was Right – The Sky Is Falling!
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Thursday July 31, 2014
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For ages 7 - Adults
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Join Skip Bird, Observatory Director of the Westminster Astronomical Society, as we explore things like comets (by making one), asteroids and the dinosaurs, and any upcoming meteor showers. We will also play Guess the Meteorite! Only kids need to register

Songs, Stories, & Seniors
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Friday August 1, 2014
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For ages 2 - Adults
Stop by for a fun program filled with bell ringing, stories, and a craft with the Senior Inclusion Program. The Senior Inclusion Program is a group of senior citizens with developmental disabilities who participate in a retirement program at Westminster Senior Center. Come and join us for some great fun! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Sidewalk Chalk Spectacular
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Monday August 4, 2014
9:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Add your own creative touch to the Finksburg Branch Library! Join us Mondays this summer to give our walkways some flare and fun. Program is weather permitting. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Read and Play
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Tuesday August 5, 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: Cats
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Tuesday August 5, 2014
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: Cats
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Tuesday August 5, 2014
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.

Counting Stars and Other Bedtime Math
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Tuesday August 5, 2014
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For ages 3 - 6
Can you count all the stars in the sky? Probably not, but we've got great bedtime stories and games that prove you can have a good time trying. Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Cats
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Wednesday August 6, 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.

On My Own: Cats
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Wednesday August 6, 2014
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: Cats
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Wednesday August 6, 2014
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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: Cats
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Thursday August 7, 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.

Read and Play
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Thursday August 7, 2014
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.

LEGO® Creations
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Thursday August 7, 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!

Beyond the Book
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Friday August 8, 2014
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For ages 3 - 6
Beyond the Book takes the traditional storytime and adds some 21st century technology. Learn fun ways you can go Beyond the Book with that special little one in your life. Bring your own tablet or device to Sync Up what you learned afterwards. Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Sync Up
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Friday August 8, 2014
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For ages 3 - 6
Learn all about apps and e-picture books that will provide your little ones with 21st century technology to accompany those classic books. With so many tables and devices available to young children, it is important to introduce them to beneficial resources. Join us for the Beyond the Book storytime or just stop by and SYNC UP! Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Me and My Shadow
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Friday August 8, 2014
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 12
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Come to Finksburg and learn firsthand what REALLY goes on in the library.
Shadow our staff and see how we get things onto our shelves and into your
hands! Learn about all the cool devices we use and how they can help you. See
the secrets behind the scenes. Refreshments will be served.

Me and My Shadow
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Friday August 8, 2014
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 12
Register for this event today!
Come to Finksburg and learn firsthand what REALLY goes on in the library. Shadow our staff and see how we get things onto our shelves and into your hands! Learn about all the cool devices we use and how they can help you. See the secrets behind the scenes. Refreshments will be served.

PAWS to Read
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Saturday August 9, 2014
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 6 - 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.

Sidewalk Chalk Spectacular
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Monday August 11, 2014
9:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Add your own creative touch to the Finksburg Branch Library! Join us Mondays this summer to give our walkways some flare and fun. Program is weather permitting. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Pigs in the Library!
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Monday August 11, 2014
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For All Ages
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Penelope is back! Come learn interesting facts about kunekune pigs who originated in New Zealand. We will read stories, sing songs, and, of course, meet Penelope. Don't forget your camera! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Minute to Win It: Farm Edition!
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Monday August 11, 2014
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 7 - 12
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Ever wanted to be on the hit show Minute to Win It? Here's your chance to play Minute to Win It: Farm Edition. Are you up to the challenge of competing against the clock to complete a game in 60 seconds? In MTWI: Farm Edition all the games have a focus of learning a little more about Maryland agriculture, while testing your skills to complete the challenge. The game starts in 3...2...1...GO! A Celebrating America program.

Game Night at the Library
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Monday August 11, 2014
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 13 - Adults
Playing board games live versus online creates a fun environment where just interacting with the people you live near can significantly strengthen your community, spur organization, and build friendships. Stop by for game night at the Finksburg Branch Library!

Read and Play
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Tuesday August 12, 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: Music
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Tuesday August 12, 2014
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: Music
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Tuesday August 12, 2014
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.

Get Your Game On
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Tuesday August 12, 2014
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
Break out the controllers and get your game on. See what's just come in, challenge friends to a classic, or just crash the party for wi-fi with your own portable system. Now with more Minecraft!

Year-Round Family Storytime: Music
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Wednesday August 13, 2014
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: Music
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Wednesday August 13, 2014
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: Music
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Wednesday August 13, 2014
7:00 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: Music
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Thursday August 14, 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.

Read and Play
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Thursday August 14, 2014
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.

Musikgarten Demonstration
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Friday August 15, 2014
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - 7
Registration for this event begins 8/1/2014.
Come have fun making music with Jenna in a Musikgarten demonstration. Classes are designed for students to read and write music while having fun. Sign up for September classes here!

Farm to Fork
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Friday August 15, 2014
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
An opportunity to meet farmers and gardeners who will share information from their field. Informational displays about farming and community supported agriculture. Try your hand at milking a dairy goat and meet other farm animals. Shake cream into butter with Carroll County Farm Bureau members. Plant fall greens and watch seeds sprout into a delicious salad. Explore the wonders of the honey bee and taste some delicious honey. An Extension Service agent will share information on canning and taste the difference in jams and jellies. Dehydration demonstration to learn how to extend the harvest. Share family recipes in partnership with the Carroll History Project. Cool down and relax while enjoying a farm storytime and craft at 3:00 See tractors, new and old. From 2 - 4 pm. A Celebrating America program.

Farm to Fork
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Friday August 15, 2014
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For Adults
Join us for an outdoor celebration of all things food! Our special guest for the evening will be Al Spoler. Local wineries and breweries will offer tastings and have products for sale. Live music will be provided by Standard Delivery Combo. During the event, the branch will be open for service. For more information about Al Spoler, visit http://wypr.org/people/al-spoler. From 6 - 8 pm. A Celebrating America program.

Carnival of Crafts
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Monday August 18, 2014
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 7 - 17
Summer's not over yet, so why should the fun be? Join us for easy denim patches, duct tape designs, recycled art, and more.

Read and Play
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Tuesday August 19, 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: Seasons
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Tuesday August 19, 2014
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: Seasons
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Tuesday August 19, 2014
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: Tell the Wolves I'm Home by Carol Rifta Brunt
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Tuesday August 19, 2014
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Please join us for a lively discussion of this month's book

Year-Round Family Storytime: Seasons
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Wednesday August 20, 2014
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: Seasons
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Wednesday August 20, 2014
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: Seasons
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Wednesday August 20, 2014
7:00 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.