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Year-Round Family Storytime: Forest
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Wednesday October 1, 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: Forest
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Wednesday October 1, 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: Forest
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Wednesday October 1, 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: Forest
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Thursday October 2, 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 October 2, 2014
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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.

Songs, Stories, & Seniors
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Friday October 3, 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.

Goldilocks and the Three Bears
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Monday October 6, 2014
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For ages 3 - 6
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Come see a puppet show, learn about food safety, and have a healthy snack afterwards. Goldilocks contracts a food-borne illness after eating the Bear family's breakfast which was left on the counter for too long. Hear the story of Goldilocks and have an opportunity to hold the large, cardboard puppets as the story is told. There will be a short discussion on food safety and hand washing with a Glo Germ TM demonstration. Presented by the University of Maryland Extension. Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Refreshments will be served. Only kids need to register.

Read and Play
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Tuesday October 7, 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: ABCs
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Tuesday October 7, 2014
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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: ABCs
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Tuesday October 7, 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.

The Faith Club: Radical: My Journey Out of Islamist Extremism by Maajid Nawaz, led by Ted Chaskelson
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Tuesday October 7, 2014
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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. 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.

Year-Round Family Storytime: ABCs
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Wednesday October 8, 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: ABCs
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Wednesday October 8, 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: ABC's
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Wednesday October 8, 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: ABCs
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Thursday October 9, 2014
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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.

Read and Play
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Thursday October 9, 2014
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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.

Rockets to the Rescue
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Friday October 10, 2014
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For ages 5 - 12
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Attention homeschoolers! In this exciting program put on by the Maryland Extension 4-H program, participants will get a chance to design and make a rocket out of every day recycled items. Only kids need to register.

Author Visit: Harrison Demchick
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Saturday October 11, 2014
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For Adults
The Carroll County Chapter of the Maryland Writer's Association welcomes Harrison Demchick to the Finksburg Branch to share advice on developing tension and conflict in an author's story. Mr. Demchick is a noted fantasy author and Developmental Editor and won the Baltimore Screenwriters Competition in 2011.

PAWS to Read
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Saturday October 11, 2014
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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 practice reading to animals. Registration preferred, but walk-ins welcome! Only kids need to register.

Musical Instrument Petting Zoo
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Monday October 13, 2014
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For ages 3 - 7
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Join Bob Coffey from Coffey Music on a musical journey where you will learn about and listen to several instruments. You will even get a chance to play some yourselves! Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Only kids need to register.

Battle of the Books Information Session
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Monday October 13, 2014
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For Adults
Parents and coaches of CCPS students thinking about being part of the Battle of the Books competition are strongly encouraged to attend an information session. We will share information about the battle, the books, the rules, and give preparation tips for both the elementary and middle school battles.

Battle of the Books Information Session
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Monday October 13, 2014
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For Adults
Parents and coaches of CCPS students thinking about being part of the Battle of the Books competition are strongly encouraged to attend an information session. We will share information about the battle, the books, the rules, and give preparation tips for both the elementary and middle school battles.

Battle of the Books Information Session
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Monday October 13, 2014
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For Adults
Parents and coaches of CCPS students thinking about being part of the Battle of the Books competition are strongly encouraged to attend an information session. We will share information about the battle, the books, the rules, and give preparation tips for both the elementary and middle school battles.

Read and Play
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Tuesday October 14, 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: Bears
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Tuesday October 14, 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: Bears
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Tuesday October 14, 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.

Decoupage 201
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Tuesday October 14, 2014
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For ages 15 - Adults
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Choose a palate of colors, a theme, a repetition of images, and decoupage beautiful cigar boxes.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Bears
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Wednesday October 15, 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: Bears
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Wednesday October 15, 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.

Battle of the Books Information Session
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Wednesday October 15, 2014
5:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Parents and coaches of CCPS students thinking about being part of the Battle of the Books competition are strongly encouraged to attend an information session. We will share information about the battle, the books, the rules, and give preparation tips for both the elementary and middle school battles.

Battle of the Books Information Session
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Wednesday October 15, 2014
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Parents and coaches of CCPS students thinking about being part of the Battle of the Books competition are strongly encouraged to attend an information session. We will share information about the battle, the books, the rules, and give preparation tips for both the elementary and middle school battles.

Evening Storytime: Bears
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Wednesday October 15, 2014
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.

Battle of the Books Information Session
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Wednesday October 15, 2014
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Parents and coaches of CCPS students thinking about being part of the Battle of the Books competition are strongly encouraged to attend an information session. We will share information about the battle, the books, the rules, and give preparation tips for both the elementary and middle school battles.

Story Pals: Bears
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Thursday October 16, 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 October 16, 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.

Two Dumb Dogs: The Amazing Adventure of Ferdo and Floof
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Friday October 17, 2014
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For All Ages
Registration for this event begins 10/3/2014.
Join the Carroll Community College Theater Department for an entertaining play that will delight young and old! This hilarious story is about Ferdo and Floof, two really dumb dogs who are constantly getting into trouble with their owner Roger, due mainly to their desire to break his rules. Ferdo and Floof decide to run away and seek fame and fortune on their own, but find trouble instead. Ferdo and Floof must rally their brainpower and learn that sometimes following the rules is important. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. All attendees need to register.

Battle of the Books Information Session
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Friday October 17, 2014
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For Adults
Parents and coaches of CCPS students thinking about being part of the Battle of the Books competition are strongly encouraged to attend an information session. We will share information about the battle, the books, the rules, and give preparation tips for both the elementary and middle school battles.

Boo Bash
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Saturday October 18, 2014
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For ages 2 - 10
Join us in celebrating Halloween! We pair children's literature with relevant and fun arts and craft activities. This event is hosted by Stevenson University's chapter of Kappa Delta Pi, an International Honors Society for Educators. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Girls Love Mail Storytime
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Monday October 20, 2014
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 10
Join us for a storytime about being sick and the important people who help care for us when we get ill. Then do your part to make someone else feel better by writing or decorating a handwritten letter that will be delivered to a woman undergoing breast cancer treatment. Part of our Girls Love Mail campaign. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Growing Up Wild: Animal Tracks
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Monday October 20, 2014
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For ages 3 - 7
Registration for this event begins 10/6/2014.
Join us as we explore nature and science together. Help your child discover the wonders of the world around us! Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Show You Care
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Monday October 20, 2014
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For All Ages
Stop by the Finksburg Branch to help show you care about someone undergoing breast cancer treatments. Girls Love Mail is a group dedicated to giving the gift of handwritten letters to breast cancer patients. We will supply everything you need to write and decorate a letter that can make a difference in someone's life. Part of our Girls Love Mail campaign. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Read and Play
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Tuesday October 21, 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: Colors
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Tuesday October 21, 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: Colors
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Tuesday October 21, 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.

Finksburg Book Discussion Group: Etched in Sand by Regina Calcaterra
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Tuesday October 21, 2014
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For Adults
Join us for a lively discussion of this month's book. A Celebrating America program. This program is presented in collaboration with the One Maryland One Book initiative of the Maryland Humanities Council.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Colors
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Wednesday October 22, 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: Colors
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Wednesday October 22, 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: Colors
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Wednesday October 22, 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.