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Story Pals: Beach
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Thursday July 24, 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 24, 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.

Make It! Shake It!
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Thursday July 24, 2014
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For ages 3 - 10
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Since the Finksburg Branch Library is a green branch, we've decided to make some music using your recyclables. Join us as we turn your used pill bottles in musical shaker eggs! Bring your old pill bottles, so we can decorate them and turn them into musical instruments! Then we will have to shake along to a few songs too! Only kids need to register.

Elephant and Piggie's Summer of Science!
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Friday July 25, 2014
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
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Join the stars of Mo Willems' bestselling Elephant & Piggie books for an imagination fueled encounter with science. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. All attendees need to register. This program was sponsored in part by a Community Arts Development Grant from the Carroll County 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.

LEGO® Creations
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Friday July 25, 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!

Mine at Night
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Friday July 25, 2014
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For ages 11 - 17
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Come join us for an evening of Minecraft fun! Craft away on our library servers as we create and play with other CCPL branches. Explore the world of Minecraft with other activities, games, and snacks too. This after-hours library program requires a permission slip available at the information desk or during drop off. Refreshments will be served. All attendees need to register.

Sidewalk Chalk Spectacular
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Monday July 28, 2014
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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.

Pete the Cat Storytime
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Monday July 28, 2014
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 10
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Everyone loves Pete the Cat! Join us for a special storytime dedicated to the books, the music, and all fun of Pete the Cat! Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Only kids need to register.

Giant Games
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Monday July 28, 2014
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For ages 7 - 17
Bored with your usual board games? We're going giant! Try some traditional games on a much bigger scale.

Read and Play
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Tuesday July 29, 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: Cows
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Tuesday July 29, 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: Cows
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Tuesday July 29, 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.

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

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
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: 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
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: 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
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
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
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
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
11:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
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
Registration for this event begins 7/25/2014.
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
Registration for this event begins 7/25/2014.
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
Registration for this event begins 7/26/2014.
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. 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
Registration for this event begins 7/28/2014.
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
Registration for this event begins 7/28/2014.
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.