Calendar of Events - Mount Airy Branch Library

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LEGO® Builders Club
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Saturday May 30, 2015
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - Adults
Love to build? Join us for a program where you can build a castle, a spaceship, or whatever you like! We'll supply blocks, just bring your imagination and come on by to create something awesome!

Outdoor Activities Showcase
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Saturday May 30, 2015
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Are you ready to get outside and have fun? Around Mt. Airy, there is a bunch of cool stuff you can do while enjoying some fresh air! Stop by and meet representatives from a variety of local groups that offer you the opportunity to get outside and get active, including Mount Airy Rails-to-Trails, Carroll County Parks & Recreation, and the Carroll County Equestrian Center. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Tactile Play: Babies and Bubbles
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Monday June 1, 2015
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Babies and toddlers learn so much about their world through their senses and tactile play supports sensory processing development. Through books, music, and sensory activities we will explore sensory play together. You'll leave with some ideas to try with your child at home. Dress for some fun, and possibly messy, activities. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Family Storytime: Favorite Stories
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Tuesday June 2, 2015
10:00 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.

Family Storytime: Favorite Stories
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Tuesday June 2, 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.

Read and Play
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Wednesday June 3, 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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Wednesday June 3, 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 caregiver.

Pajama Party Storytime: Favorite Stories
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Wednesday June 3, 2015
6:45 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.

Preschool Yoga
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Thursday June 4, 2015
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 4
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Through music, stories, and songs, your little ones will be introduced to basic yoga poses. Lighthearted breathing techniques, balancing postures, and vocalization contribute to the many benefits your children will receive from their own yoga practice. Presented by Core Yoga of Mount Airy. With an adult caregiver. Only kids need to register.

Preschool Yoga
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Thursday June 4, 2015
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 4
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Through music, stories, and songs, your little ones will be introduced to basic yoga poses. Lighthearted breathing techniques, balancing postures, and vocalization contribute to the many benefits your children will receive from their own yoga practice. Presented by Core Yoga of Mount Airy. With an adult caregiver. Only kids need to register.

Ready Set School: Favorite Stories
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Friday June 5, 2015
10:00 AM - 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. All adult caregivers are welcome.

Family Storytime: Favorite Stories
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Friday June 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.

Summer Is a Comin'!
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Saturday June 6, 2015
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Kick off your June with a dazzling summer concert with Cornerstone Choir! Hear this talented local group of more than 20 middle and high school homeschoolers as they present various styles of music, with selections from Phantom of the Opera, Disney songs, canons, and worship music. You will not want to miss this special group under the direction of Casey Golden. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. A Celebrating America program.

Teen Advisory Board
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Monday June 8, 2015
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - 17
Need service hours? Join the Teen Advisory Board for a fun-filled meeting to learn how you can become a leader in your library. But it's not all work and no play--we'll provide plenty of snacks and games, too! Refreshments will be served.

Family Storytime: Vacation
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Tuesday June 9, 2015
10:00 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.

Family Storytime: Vacation
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Tuesday June 9, 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.

Read and Play
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Wednesday June 10, 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: Vacation
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Wednesday June 10, 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 caregiver.

Summer Wreaths
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Thursday June 11, 2015
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
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A beautiful wreath on your front door is a welcome addition any time of year! Come create a colorful summer-themed wreath so your front door is as festive in summer as it is in winter. All attendees need to register

Ready Set School: Vacation
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Friday June 12, 2015
10:00 AM - 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. All adult caregivers are welcome.

Family Storytime: Vacation
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Friday June 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.

Mr. Jon's Summertime Family Concert
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Saturday June 13, 2015
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
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You've heard his music in storytime, now come see it performed live! This concert will be filled with silliness and songs for everyone! Mr. Jon and his guitar will get your hands clapping and your feet dancing in this show that's fun for the whole family! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Only kids need to register. This program was sponsored in part by a Community Arts Development Grant from the Carroll County Arts Council.

Parachute Play
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Monday June 15, 2015
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 5
Registration for this event begins 6/1/2015.
Enjoy a special storytime full of stories, songs, and fun parachute activities for you and your child! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Only kids need to register.

Family Storytime: Jungle
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Tuesday June 16, 2015
10:00 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.

Family Storytime: Jungle
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Tuesday June 16, 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.

Evening Read Aloud for Readers
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Tuesday June 16, 2015
6:45 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 6 - 12
Having trouble finding the right book to read? When a story is read out loud, it is often easier to decide whether you want to continue the story. Join us and hear some good books read out loud, listen to book talks and browse a collection of reading material selected just for kids. Our goal is to put at least one good book in the hands of every child that attends and keep that reading momentum all summer long.

Read and Play
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Wednesday June 17, 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: Jungle
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Wednesday June 17, 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 caregiver.

Mount Airy Book Discussion Group: Remarkable Creatures by Tracy Chevalier
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Wednesday June 17, 2015
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Join us for a discussion of this month's book!

Little Red Riding Hood Summer Puppet Show
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Wednesday June 17, 2015
6:45 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Registration for this event begins 6/3/2015.
Smart and sassy Little Red Riding Hood has goodies for Grandma. How shall she get them there? By taking the long road or going into the woods? Will Grandma get her snack or be a snack? Join us for a show full of surprises! All attendees need to register.

Little Red Riding Hood Summer Puppet Show
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Thursday June 18, 2015
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Registration for this event begins 6/4/2015.
Smart and sassy Little Red Riding Hood has goodies for Grandma. How shall she get them there? By taking the long road or going into the woods? Will Grandma get her snack or be a snack? Join us for a show full of surprises! All attendees need to register.

Little Red Riding Hood Summer Puppet Show
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Thursday June 18, 2015
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Registration for this event begins 6/4/2015.
Smart and sassy Little Red Riding Hood has goodies for Grandma. How shall she get them there? By taking the long road or going into the woods? Will Grandma get her snack or be a snack? Join us for a show full of surprises! All attendees need to register.

Ready Set School: Jungle
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Friday June 19, 2015
10:00 AM - 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. All adult caregivers are welcome.

Family Storytime: Jungle
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Friday June 19, 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.

Fire Truck Visit
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Saturday June 20, 2015
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Registration for this event begins 6/6/2015.
Come meet local heroes from the Mount Airy Volunteer Fire Company. We will have a brief storytime, a presentation from the fire fighters, and see a fire truck up close. Don't forget your cameras! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Only kids need to register. A Celebrating America program.

Comic Crash Party!
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Saturday June 20, 2015
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
Make your own comics! Use our panel templates for a head start or create from scratch. Ask an artist or check out awesome resources for tips and tricks to making your own comics!