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Read and Play
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Tuesday July 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: Turtles
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Tuesday July 28, 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 adult caregiver.

Ready Set School: Turtles
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Tuesday July 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.

Family Storytime: Turtles
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Wednesday July 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: Turtles
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Wednesday July 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.

Pajama Party Storytime: Turtles
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Wednesday July 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: Turtles
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Thursday July 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 adult caregiver.

Read and Play
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Thursday July 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.

Yoga with Syeda
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Thursday July 30, 2015
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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

Parachute Play Storytime
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Friday July 31, 2015
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 6
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Come celebrate summer and join us outside for stories, songs, and activities with a parachute play time! Weather permitting. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Teen Crafternoon: Decoupage
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Friday July 31, 2015
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
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Tackle a new type of craft and enjoy a creative way to fill your day, rain or shine.

Decoupage with Charlie
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Saturday August 1, 2015
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
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Prepare to be joyously led astray by the contemporary artist Charlie Maiorana in decoupage mania. An assortment of items you never thought of accessorizing will be provided for three hands-on projects. Charlie Maiorana is a contemporary artist who lives in Washington, D.C. To view some of his amazing artwork, visit www.charliemaiorana.com. Register to reserve a space. Walk-ins welcome on a first come basis.

Summer Sidewalk Spectacular!
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Monday August 3, 2015
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Add your own creative touch to the Finksburg Branch! Join us Mondays this summer to give our walkways some fun flair. Program is weather permitting. Guidelines and chalk available at the Information Desk. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Superhero Showdown
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Monday August 3, 2015
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - 10
Who are the best superheroes around? Join a special storytime with lots of games to find out!

Read and Play
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Tuesday August 4, 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: Music
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Tuesday August 4, 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 adult caregiver.

Ready Set School: Music
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Tuesday August 4, 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.

Family Storytime: Music
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Wednesday August 5, 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: Music
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Wednesday August 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.

Pajama Party Storytime: Music
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Wednesday August 5, 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: Music
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Thursday August 6, 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 adult caregiver.

Read and Play
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Thursday August 6, 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.

Mini Minecraft
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Thursday August 6, 2015
5:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - 11
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Free play Minecraft for younger ages! Only kids need to register.

Yoga with Syeda
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Thursday August 6, 2015
6:30 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

Songs, Stories, and Seniors
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Friday August 7, 2015
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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.

Lucia St. Clair Robson Presents: Predicting the Past
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Saturday August 8, 2015
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For Adults
Lucia St. Clair Robson, author of Ride the Wind, will discuss writing fiction in general and the odd, surprising, and sometimes contradictory information that historical research turns up.

PAWS to Read
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Saturday August 8, 2015
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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. Registration preferred, but walk-ins welcome! Only kids need to register.

Summer Sidewalk Spectacular!
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Monday August 10, 2015
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Add your own creative touch to the Finksburg Branch! Join us Mondays this summer to give our walkways some fun flair. Program is weather permitting. Guidelines and chalk available at the Information Desk. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Adventure Barbie
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Monday August 10, 2015
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - 10
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Bring your Barbie or Ken doll along as we join them on some adventures and make crafts that they
will love.

Read and Play
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Tuesday August 11, 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: Rhyming Stories
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Tuesday August 11, 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 adult caregiver.

Ready Set School: Rhyming Stories
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Tuesday August 11, 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.

Family Storytime: Rhyming Stories
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Wednesday August 12, 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: Rhyming Stories
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Wednesday August 12, 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.

Pajama Party Storytime: Rhyming Stories
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Wednesday August 12, 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: Rhyming Stories
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Thursday August 13, 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 adult caregiver.

Read and Play
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Thursday August 13, 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.

Yoga with Syeda
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Thursday August 13, 2015
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Registration for this event begins 7/30/2015.
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

PBS World Premiere and Scavenger Hunt
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Friday August 14, 2015
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 10
Be the first to see the world premiere episode of a PBS kids show! Then search the Finksburg Branch to find new hidden PBS friends! 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.

Farm to Fork
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Saturday August 15, 2015
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Join us for a celebration of the area’s agriculture and food. The event begins at 2 pm and ends at 7 pm. Activities for any age will be available including music by Standard Delivery Combo, making your own butter, milking a goat, exploring tractors, planting seeds, learning about bees and honey, storytime and crafts, wool spinning demo, and a play area for the littlest farmers! The Carroll History Project will also be on hand to collect family farm stories. Call 410-386-4415 or email History@CarrollMediaCenter.org to schedule an interview. Author event with Rob Kasper at 4 pm. Refreshments will be on sale from Ruhlman’s Brewery, Maggie’s of Westminster, and Rita’s of Westminster. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. A Celebrating America program.

Farm to Fork Author Event: Baltimore, Baseball, & Barbecue
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Saturday August 15, 2015
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For All Ages
Celebrate the summer with baseball ‘n barbeque stories! Join Paul Milton, editor of the Carroll County Times, in conversation with author and former Baltimore Sun reporter Rob Kasper about his recent book, Baltimore Baseball & Barbecue with Boog Powell! Talk will be followed by Q&A, book sales, and signing. This event is part of Farm to Fork. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. A Celebrating America program.

Minute to Win It: Farm Edition
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Monday August 17, 2015
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 12
Registration for this event begins 8/3/2015.
Have you ever wanted to be on the hit show Minute to Win It? Here's your chance to play Minute to Win It: Farm Edition. 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 in under 60 seconds. The game starts in 3...2...1...GO! Only kids need to register. A Celebrating America program.

Read and Play
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Tuesday August 18, 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: Favorite Stories
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Tuesday August 18, 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 adult caregiver.

Ready Set School: Favorite Stories
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Tuesday August 18, 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.

Finksburg Book Discussion Group: The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty
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Tuesday August 18, 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. A Celebrating America program.