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PBS Bookfinder Storytime
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Monday August 3, 2015
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - Adults
Join us for a storytime using books found on PBS's Bookfinder service. Learn how you can use Bookfinder as a great parenting tool! Part of the Quality Digital Media Partnership series with WQED-PBS, LittleeLit.com, and Carroll County Public Library.

Scratch Coding
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Monday August 3, 2015
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 9 - 15
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Create a playable game using Scratch, a popular programming language. Bring a USB flash drive if you want to save your finished project to take home.

North Carroll Knitters Night
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Monday August 3, 2015
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Knitters and crocheters are all welcome to join this semi-monthly gathering to share tips, projects, and patterns!

Move and Learn: Horses
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Tuesday August 4, 2015
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 6
A theme-based storytime featuring an age appropriate story, songs, and learning activities, with a concentration on creative movement. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Giant Games
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Tuesday August 4, 2015
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 9 - 17
Do you like games? Come by and try out giant versions of some classics including Jenga®, Battleship, dominoes, and Connect Four.

Teen Writers
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Tuesday August 4, 2015
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
Attention teen writers! Here is your opportunity to share your individual writing with others or work together to craft a new story. Be prepared to talk about creating characters, plots, settings, and your writing process.

Family Storytime: Horses
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Wednesday August 5, 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.

Reptile Wrap-Up
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Wednesday August 5, 2015
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
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Do you love reptiles? We do too! A naturalist will introduce us to some of these scaly creatures as well as share myths, histories, and benefits of these often misunderstood animals. Presented by the Scales and Tales program of the Maryland Park Service. This program is supported by Mount Garage Doors, Inc., in partnership with CCPL. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. All attendees need to register.

Pajama Party Storytime: Horses
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Wednesday August 5, 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.

Family Storytime: Horses
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Thursday August 6, 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.

Comic Crash Party!
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Thursday August 6, 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!

Read and Play
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Friday August 7, 2015
10:30 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.

Card Camp
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Monday August 10, 2015
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
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Create your own greeting cards using our newly launched collection of rubber stamps. Examples and supplies will be provided. And best of all, if you want to continue crafting, you can check out a stamp set and take it home! All attendees need to register.

North Carroll Writers Group
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Monday August 10, 2015
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Interested in writing? Want to meet others who are too? The NCWG is dedicated to helping people improve their writing. Each session features a short exercise to focus on a specific writing technique, quiet time to work on your draft, and an opportunity to share your creativity in a non-judgmental atmosphere. If you would like to become involved, please join the NCWG, where your talent and love for writing can develop and thrive.

Move and Learn: Sounds
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Tuesday August 11, 2015
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 6
A theme-based storytime featuring an age appropriate story, songs, and learning activities, with a concentration on creative movement. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Family Storytime: Sounds
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Wednesday August 12, 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.

North Carroll Senior Book Discussion Group: The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
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Wednesday August 12, 2015
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Join us for a lively discussion of this month's book at the North Carroll Senior Center. All opinions count and new members are welcome!

Pajama Party Storytime: Sounds
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Wednesday August 12, 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.

Family Storytime: Sounds
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Thursday August 13, 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.

3D Printer Crash Course: Dare to Design!
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Thursday August 13, 2015
2:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - Adults
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Would you like to learn about 3D printing? We've bought a 3D printer for the library and want to teach you the process for designing your own models! Join us to learn about and try out this exciting new technology! All attendees need to register.

3D Printer Crash Course: Dare to Design!
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Thursday August 13, 2015
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - Adults
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Would you like to learn about 3D printing? We've bought a 3D printer for the library, and want to teach you the process for designing your own models! Join us to learn about and try out this exciting new technology! All attendees need to register.

Read and Play
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Friday August 14, 2015
10:30 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.

Move and Learn: Beach
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Tuesday August 18, 2015
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 6
A theme-based storytime featuring an age appropriate story, songs, and learning activities, with a concentration on creative movement. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Stranger Danger & Bully Protection: Tristar Martial Arts Demonstration
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Tuesday August 18, 2015
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 4 - Adults
Registration for this event begins 8/4/2015.
Join Tristar Martial Arts for a demonstration at the North Carroll Branch. Kids will be introduced to techniques that will provide them the confidence to protect themselves from stranger danger and the courage to stand up against bullies and negative peer pressure. Only kids need to register.

North Carroll Knitters Night
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Tuesday August 18, 2015
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Knitters and crocheters are all welcome to join this semi-monthly gathering to share tips, projects, and patterns!

Family Storytime: Beach
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Wednesday August 19, 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.

Pajama Party Storytime: Beach
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Wednesday August 19, 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.

Family Storytime: Beach
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Thursday August 20, 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.

Card Camp
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Thursday August 20, 2015
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Registration for this event begins 8/6/2015.
Create your own greeting cards using our newly launched collection of rubber stamps. Examples and supplies will be provided. And best of all, if you want to continue crafting, you can check out a stamp set and take it home! All attendees need to register.

Read and Play
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Friday August 21, 2015
10:30 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.