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Little Hands Signing: Food Signs
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Monday July 6, 2015
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Each theme-based session introduces the benefits of signing with young children, combining age-appropriate signs and activities with solid information for caregivers. Presented by Kathy MacMillan, author of Little Hands and Big Hands: Children and Adults Signing Together. With an accompanying caregiver. Siblings welcome!

Little Hands Signing: Food Signs
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Monday July 6, 2015
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For ages 2 - 3
Each theme-based session introduces the benefits of signing with young children, combining age-appropriate signs and activities with solid information for caregivers. Presented by Kathy MacMillan, author of Little Hands and Big Hands: Children and Adults Signing Together. With an accompanying caregiver. Siblings welcome!

Family Storytime: Flying Things
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Tuesday July 7, 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: Flying Things
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Tuesday July 7, 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.

Sharks are Jawsome!
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Tuesday July 7, 2015
2:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 7
It's Shark Week! If you love these fascinating creatures, come for stories, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Read and Play
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Wednesday July 8, 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: Flying Things
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Wednesday July 8, 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.

Minecraft for Kids
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Wednesday July 8, 2015
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 7 - 10
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Come play Minecraft in Creative Mode with other players on our special library Minecraft server. Only kids need to register.

Minecraft for Teens
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Wednesday July 8, 2015
3:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
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Come play Minecraft in Survival Mode with other players on our special library Minecraft server. Only kids need to register.

Silly Goose and Val
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Thursday July 9, 2015
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For All Ages
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Magical puppets, sing-a-long songs, contagious dances, and energy filled fun! Join Val and her puppets to participate in their zany performance. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. This program is sponsored in part by a Community Arts Development Grant from the Carroll County Arts Council and the Maryland State Arts Council. All attendees need to register.

American Girl Doll Camping Adventure
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Thursday July 9, 2015
2:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - 11
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If you like camping or American Girl dolls join us for a program full of fun, crafts, and camping adventure. Feel free to bring your own doll along to hear stories, play games, and even make something special for your doll. A Celebrating America program. Only kids need to register.

Ready Set School: Flying Things
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Friday July 10, 2015
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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: Flying Things
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Friday July 10, 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.

Teen Super Con Lock-In
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Friday July 10, 2015
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For ages 11 - 17
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Join us for Super Con, an after-hours party to celebrate all things superhero and any other facet of geekdom you fancy. Enjoy a photo booth, play games, and create super-heroic accessories. Bring a favorite t-shirt to refashion into something super. Costumes are encouraged! Parent pick-up at 8. Refreshments will be served. Only kids need to register.

Meet Mirabelle!
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Monday July 13, 2015
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For All Ages
Back by popular demand, Mirabelle, the loveable Boston Terrier from the Happy Dog Adventure series, will be at your library! Mirabelle and her owner Mr. Muller will read their books, pose for photos, sign autographs, and give you a sneak preview of Mirabelle's upcoming adventures. You won't want to miss the chance to be part of the Adventures of Mirabelle. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Teen Advisory Board
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Monday July 13, 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: Party Time
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Tuesday July 14, 2015
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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: Party Time
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Tuesday July 14, 2015
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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.

A Book with No Pictures!
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Tuesday July 14, 2015
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For ages 5 - 10
A Book with No Pictures … could that possibly be any good? Come see for yourself. Whether you are the reader or the audience, books can get you to do and say some pretty hilarious things. Join us for interactive stories that do all of those things and take a shot authoring your own story where you can be in charge of your readers. Guaranteed fun will be had!

Read and Play
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Wednesday July 15, 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: Party Time
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Wednesday July 15, 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: Once Upon a Flock: Life with My Soulful Chickens by Lauren Scheuer
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Wednesday July 15, 2015
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For Adults
Join us for a discussion of this month's book!

Superhero Training Academy
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Thursday July 16, 2015
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 10
Come join us as we celebrate our favorite heroes including our super-selves! Dress in costume if you'd like, do some crafts, and test your abilities. Bring a t-shirt to refashion into something super! Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Air Plant Terrariums
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Thursday July 16, 2015
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
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Learn how to upcycle incandescent light bulbs to create beautiful and easy terrariums. Everyone will leave with a new air plant terrarium! All attendees need to register.

Ready Set School: Party Time
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Friday July 17, 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: Party Time
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Friday July 17, 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.

Claim the Library Tree!
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Saturday July 18, 2015
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Out by the library courtyard quietly grows a special tree. Help us to claim this tree as the Summer Library Tree by making special decorations to display. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Stuffed Animal Sleepover
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Monday July 20, 2015
2:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Registration for this event begins 7/6/2015.
Enjoy a special storytime with your favorite stuffed animal friend. Then, your furry friend will spend the night at the library making all sorts of mischief. Come in the next day to retrieve your buddy and get a picture of their adventures. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Only kids need to register.

Family Storytime: Horses
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Tuesday July 21, 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: Horses
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Tuesday July 21, 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 July 21, 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 July 22, 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: Horses
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Wednesday July 22, 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.

Kids in the Garden: The Scoop on Soil
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Wednesday July 22, 2015
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - 12
Registration for this event begins 7/8/2015.
Without soil, there would be no plants and, without plants or soil, there would be no food for us to eat. A representative of the University of Maryland Extension Office will share books that discuss what soil is made of, the creatures that help to make soil healthy, and how we all depend on healthy soil for healthy food. Each participant will make a garden in a bottle to take home. Only kids need to register.

Minecraft for Parents
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Wednesday July 22, 2015
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Registration for this event begins 7/8/2015.
Minecraft: children love it! As parents, we wonder what all the fuss is about. Join us for a hands-on primer to the popular video game. Then, you can use your new skills to impress your kids! All attendees need to register.

Elephant & Piggie Theatre
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Thursday July 23, 2015
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Registration for this event begins 7/9/2015.
Join the stars of Mo Willems' Elephant and Piggie series as they act out some of their favorite stories. Children and parents alike will enjoy this lively, interactive show that incorporates music and imaginative play. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. This program is sponsored in part by a Community Arts Development Grant from the Carroll County Arts Council and the Maryland State Arts Council.

Mount Airy Senior Book Discussion Group: Gorky Park by Martin Cruz Smith
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Thursday July 23, 2015
12:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Join us at the Mount Airy Senior Center for a discussion of this month's book!

Learn to Code with Scratch!
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Thursday July 23, 2015
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 14
Registration for this event begins 7/9/2015.
Learn the basics of coding with Scratch, an easy to use programming language. Create your own playable game by dragging together colorful sets of code. Bring a USB drive to save your creations. Only kids need to register.

Ready Set School: Horses
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Friday July 24, 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: Horses
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Friday July 24, 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.

booKPETS
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Saturday July 25, 2015
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 4 - 12
Registration for this event begins 7/11/2015.
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.

I Can't Save You, But I'll Die Trying: The American Fire Culture
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Saturday July 25, 2015
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For All Ages
Meet author and fire fighter Dr. Burton A. Clark who has spent over 45 years in fire service. Dr. Clark will be discussing his book, I Can't Save You, But I'll Die Trying: The American Fire Culture, and his years of real-life fire fighting experiences. Books will be available for purchase and signing. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. A Celebrating America program. Refreshments will be served.