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Family Storytime: Messy
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Tuesday May 31, 2016
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: Messy
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Tuesday May 31, 2016
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 1, 2016
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: Messy
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Wednesday June 1, 2016
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: Messy
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Wednesday June 1, 2016
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.

Shake, Rattle, and Read
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Thursday June 2, 2016
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 3
Explore dancing, singing, and shaking your sillies out at
this movement based program. Older siblings welcome.
Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult
caregiver.

Picked from Pinterest: Cacti Painted River Rocks
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Thursday June 2, 2016
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 13 - Adults
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Join us as we learn how to make a beautiful cacti display using river rocks. We will be painting the rocks to look like cacti and then assembling the items to make a centerpiece for indoor or outdoor entertaining. All attendees need to register.

Ready, Set, School: Messy
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Friday June 3, 2016
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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: Messy
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Friday June 3, 2016
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.

Doughnut Storytime
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Saturday June 4, 2016
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For All Ages
Yesterday was National Doughnut Day, but we're continuing the celebration with a special storytime full of tasty stories, a yummy craft, and of course, doughnut eating! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Refreshments will be served.

Read and Play
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Monday June 6, 2016
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.

Pre-Twinkle Violin Class Demo
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Monday June 6, 2016
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For ages 2 - 6
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Come to a free violin class at the library! We are offering a free 30-minute group class that will instruct children in the basics of violin playing (instrument hold, bow hold, rhythms, basic instrument care, etc.). Children will have a chance to jam along with Ms.Glenda on real violins! Questions will be answered at the end of the class regarding the Suzuki method, how to find an instrument, and about the Pre-Twinkle program at Westminster Suzuki Strings. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Only kids need to register.

Mount Airy Throwback
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Monday June 6, 2016
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For Adults
Mount Airy legend Oscar Baker filmed some locations around the town of Mount Airy, MD in the late 1980s and early 1990s before many changes took place. Come and enjoy this wonderful film which we will show on our large screen. If you lived here during this time, it will be a pleasant memory to relive. If you have moved here since then, you will be amazed to see how our town has changed. We welcome anyone who has old photos of Mount Airy to come to this event and share them with us. A Celebrating America program.

Family Storytime: Construction
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Tuesday June 7, 2016
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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: Construction
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Tuesday June 7, 2016
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 8, 2016
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: Construction
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Wednesday June 8, 2016
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For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

Stroller Stroll
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Thursday June 9, 2016
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For ages Birth - 24 Months
Bring your strollers to the library! We will listen to a story, sing some songs, and then take a stroll to the park with our little ones. In the event of rain, we will have a short storytime and playgroup indoors. With an accompanying caregiver.

Ready, Set, School: Construction
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Friday June 10, 2016
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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: Construction
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Friday June 10, 2016
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.

Boxes and Blocks
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Saturday June 11, 2016
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 3
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 and build with boxes and blocks while socializing with others as they do the same. With an accompanying caregiver.

Read and Play
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Monday June 13, 2016
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.

Teen Advisory Board
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Monday June 13, 2016
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: Around the World
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Tuesday June 14, 2016
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: Around the World
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Tuesday June 14, 2016
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 15, 2016
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: Around the World
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Wednesday June 15, 2016
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: The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin
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Wednesday June 15, 2016
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Join us for a discussion of this month's book.

Shake, Rattle, and Read
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Thursday June 16, 2016
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 3
Explore dancing, singing, and shaking your sillies out at
this movement based program. Older siblings welcome.
Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult
caregiver.

Ready, Set, School: Around the World
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Friday June 17, 2016
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: Around the World
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Friday June 17, 2016
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.

Memory Writing
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Friday June 17, 2016
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Join us the third Friday of each month as we recall fond memories and free-write, creating a journal for others (and ourselves) to enjoy! Each week holds a different topic.

Fire Truck Visit
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Saturday June 18, 2016
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Registration for this event begins 6/4/2016.
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. A Celebrating America program. Only kids need to register.

Read and Play
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Monday June 20, 2016
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.

Preschool Yoga
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Monday June 20, 2016
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
Registration for this event begins 6/6/2016.
Join Julie for a fun, active, story-based yoga class. Kids will enjoy the foundational movements of yoga as well as simple mindfulness activities and breathing awareness. Feel free to bring your own yoga mat, if preferred. Only kids need to register.

booKPETS
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Monday June 20, 2016
6:45 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 4 - 12
Registration for this event begins 6/6/2016.
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.