Calendar of Events - Mount Airy Branch Library

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Year-Round Family Storytime: Holiday Stories
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Friday December 26, 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.

Read and Play
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Monday December 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: Winter
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Monday December 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.

Muggle Quidditch Tournament
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Monday December 29, 2014
3:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 7 - 12
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Have you ever dreamed of catching the snitch or scoring a goal with the quaffle? Well, here’s your chance…or as good a chance as Muggles will ever get! Join us for an epic Muggle Quidditch tournament, complete with broomsticks (even if they don’t actually fly). Harry Potter snacks and other activities will also be provided. Refreshments will be served. Only kids need to register.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Winter
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Tuesday December 30, 2014
10:00 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.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Winter
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Tuesday December 30, 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.

Rockets to the Rescue
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Tuesday December 30, 2014
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 7 - 12
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Your help is needed! We're looking for young science fans to embark on an engineering adventure. Utilizing a few pieces of PVC pipe and recycled materials, attendees will design and build stomp rockets and create a plan of how rockets could deliver food to an island during a crisis. This program is presented by a representative of Carroll County 4-H. Only kids need to register.

Read and Play
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Wednesday December 31, 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.

Happy New Year!
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Wednesday December 31, 2014
11:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
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Are you excited for 2015 too? Join us for New Year's Eve stories and fun. We'll make a noisemaker and
practice for tomorrow by counting down to 12 noon. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Refreshments will be served. Only kids need to register.

On My Own: Winter
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Friday January 2, 2015
10:00 AM - 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: Winter
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Friday January 2, 2015
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.

Play Baby Play!
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Saturday January 3, 2015
9:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
You're invited to a morning playgroup just for little ones! Come enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play with our toys, read a board book, enjoy music, and socialize with others.

Saturday Storytime: Winter
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Saturday January 3, 2015
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Read and Play
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Monday January 5, 2015
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: Night
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Monday January 5, 2015
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.

Paddington Party
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Monday January 5, 2015
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 6
Paddington is a movie star! Whether you first met this adorable bear on the big screen or you’re a fan of the classic children’s books, you will enjoy some beary-fun crafts and games at this all things Paddington party. Marmalade will be served! Refreshments will be served.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Night
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Tuesday January 6, 2015
10:00 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.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Night
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Tuesday January 6, 2015
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.

Night Owls in the Teen Area: Zentangle Doodles
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Tuesday January 6, 2015
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
Hey all of you teen night owls, looking for a place to spend some time during the evening and have fun? Come to the library and hang out with friends. Join us in the young adult department for a make-and-take craft and even try a board game. The possibilities are endless, so don’t miss out!

Read and Play
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Wednesday January 7, 2015
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: Night
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Wednesday January 7, 2015
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.

Post-Holiday Tech Support
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Wednesday January 7, 2015
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
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Did you receive a new iOS or Android-based device (such as an iPad or Kindle) for the holidays but have no idea how to use it? Would you like to learn more about e-books, e-magazines, and downloadable movies and audio through the library? If so, plan to come see two of our librarians who can answer your post-holiday technology questions. All attendees need to register.

Story Pals: Night
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Thursday January 8, 2015
10:00 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: Night
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Friday January 9, 2015
10:00 AM - 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: Night
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Friday January 9, 2015
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.

Saturday Storytime: Night
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Saturday January 10, 2015
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

booKPETS: Read to a Dog Friend!
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Sunday January 11, 2015
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 4 - 12
Registration for this event begins 12/28/2014.
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.

Read and Play
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Monday January 12, 2015
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: Wild West
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Monday January 12, 2015
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.

Teen Advisory Board
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Monday January 12, 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.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Wild West
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Tuesday January 13, 2015
10:00 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.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Wild West
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Tuesday January 13, 2015
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.

Tinker Tots
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Tuesday January 13, 2015
3:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 5
Registration for this event begins 12/30/2014.
A little push, a twist, a turn. Keep those little fingers busy and experimenting in our library Tinkertown. Fun, playful activities will engage the mind and body as your child builds their fine motor skills and creativity. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Only kids need to register. This program is sponsored in part by a Community Arts Development Grant from the Carroll County Arts Council and the Maryland State 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.

Read and Play
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Wednesday January 14, 2015
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: Wild West
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Wednesday January 14, 2015
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.

Anime, Manga, and Gaming
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Wednesday January 14, 2015
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
Looking for a place to meet with fellow otaku? Join us to watch, draw, and discuss your favorite anime and manga. We may also get into cosplay, webcomics, video games, and other aspects of Japanese culture. Refreshments will be served.

Story Pals: Wild West
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Thursday January 15, 2015
10:00 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: Wild West
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Friday January 16, 2015
10:00 AM - 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: Wild West
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Friday January 16, 2015
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.

After-Hours Star Wars Spectacular
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Friday January 16, 2015
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
Registration for this event begins 1/2/2015.
Join us for a teens-only Star Wars celebration, complete with food, things to make, and lightsaber dueling. You may need help from the Force to complete some of our Star Wars-themed challenges! Parent pickup at 8 pm. Only kids need to register.