Calendar of Events - North Carroll Branch Library

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Read and Play
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Friday July 3, 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.

Dinosaurs!
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Monday July 6, 2015
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For All Ages
Join us for games, crafts, and fun all about dinosaurs.

Pete the Cat Storytime
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Monday July 6, 2015
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 10
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Everyone loves Pete the Cat! Join us for a special storytime dedicated to the books, the music, and all the fun of Pete the Cat! Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Only kids need to register.

North Carroll Knitters Night
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Monday July 6, 2015
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For Adults
Knitters and crocheters are all welcome to join this semi-monthly gathering to share tips, projects, and patterns!

Move and Learn: Under the Sea
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Tuesday July 7, 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.

Glow Party
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Tuesday July 7, 2015
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For ages 9 - 17
We are turning off the lights and breaking out the glow sticks and glow in the dark tape. Try glowing versions of bowling, ring toss, glow painting, and more.

Family Storytime: Special Program: Silly Goose and Val (Registration Required)
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Wednesday July 8, 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.

Silly Goose and Val
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Wednesday July 8, 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.

North Carroll Senior Book Discussion Group: The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History by Elizabeth Kolbert
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Wednesday July 8, 2015
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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: Under the Sea
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Wednesday July 8, 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: Under the Sea
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Thursday July 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.

Bottle Cap Pendants
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Thursday July 9, 2015
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 9 - 17
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Create a cool pendant necklace from a bottle cap. All materials will be provided.

Read and Play
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Friday July 10, 2015
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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.

Meet Mirabelle!
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Friday July 10, 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.

Holy Smokes, It's Batman!
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Saturday July 11, 2015
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For All Ages
Stop by the North Carroll Branch and meet the real life Batman and see the Batmobile up close. Everyone can have their picture taken with the Caped Crusader, do some bat crafts, take part in a bat dance contest, and much more. You won't want to miss this bat-tastic event!! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Superhero Training
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Monday July 13, 2015
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For All Ages
Come and try out your super powers at various exciting activities and make some super crafts as well. Feel free to dress as your favorite superhero. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

GSK Science in the Summer™: Physical Science for 2nd and 3rd Graders
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Monday July 13, 2015
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For ages 7 - 8
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For kids entering 2nd and 3rd grade. How do magnets work? What makes electricity? Through exciting experiments, you’ll learn the answers to these questions and more. Work with other children to make a compass and electromagnet, build circuits with batteries and bulbs, and experience the power of static electricity. All children must be pre-registered to attend. A parent or guardian must come in person to fill out and sign the registration form for his/her child. Children must be able to attend all of the classes that week (July 13 - 16). GSK Science in the Summer™ is sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and administered by the American Association for the Advancement of Science in partnership with community-based organizations. Only kids need to register.

GSK Science in the Summer™: Physical Science for 4th - 6th Graders
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Monday July 13, 2015
2:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 9 - 11
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For kids entering 4th - 6th grades. How do magnets work? What makes electricity? Through exciting experiments, you’ll learn the answers to these questions and more. Work with other children to make a compass and electromagnet, build circuits with batteries and bulbs, and experience the power of static electricity. All children must be pre-registered to attend. A parent or guardian must come in person to fill out and sign the registration form for his/her child. Children must be able to attend all of the classes that week (July 13-16). GSK Science in the Summer™ is sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and administered by the American Association for the Advancement of Science in partnership with community-based organizations. Only kids need to register.

North Carroll Writers Group
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Monday July 13, 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: Zoo
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Tuesday July 14, 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.

GSK Science in the Summer™: Physical Science for 2nd and 3rd Graders
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Tuesday July 14, 2015
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 7 - 8
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For kids entering 2nd and 3rd grade. How do magnets work? What makes electricity? Through exciting experiments, you’ll learn the answers to these questions and more. Work with other children to make a compass and electromagnet, build circuits with batteries and bulbs, and experience the power of static electricity. All children must be pre-registered to attend. A parent or guardian must come in person to fill out and sign the registration form for his/her child. Children must be able to attend all of the classes that week (July 13 - 16). GSK Science in the Summer™ is sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and administered by the American Association for the Advancement of Science in partnership with community-based organizations. Only kids need to register.

GSK Science in the Summer™: Physical Science for 4th - 6th Graders
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Tuesday July 14, 2015
2:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 9 - 11
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For kids entering 4th - 6th grades. How do magnets work? What makes electricity? Through exciting experiments, you’ll learn the answers to these questions and more. Work with other children to make a compass and electromagnet, build circuits with batteries and bulbs, and experience the power of static electricity. All children must be pre-registered to attend. A parent or guardian must come in person to fill out and sign the registration form for his/her child. Children must be able to attend all of the classes that week (July 13-16). GSK Science in the Summer™ is sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and administered by the American Association for the Advancement of Science in partnership with community-based organizations. Only kids need to register.

Family Storytime: Zoo
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Wednesday July 15, 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.

GSK Science in the Summer™: Physical Science for 2nd and 3rd Graders
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Wednesday July 15, 2015
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 7 - 8
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For kids entering 2nd and 3rd grade. How do magnets work? What makes electricity? Through exciting experiments, you’ll learn the answers to these questions and more. Work with other children to make a compass and electromagnet, build circuits with batteries and bulbs, and experience the power of static electricity. All children must be pre-registered to attend. A parent or guardian must come in person to fill out and sign the registration form for his/her child. Children must be able to attend all of the classes that week (July 13 - 16). GSK Science in the Summer™ is sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and administered by the American Association for the Advancement of Science in partnership with community-based organizations. Only kids need to register.

GSK Science in the Summer™: Physical Science for 4th - 6th Graders
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Wednesday July 15, 2015
2:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 9 - 11
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For kids entering 4th - 6th grades. How do magnets work? What makes electricity? Through exciting experiments, you’ll learn the answers to these questions and more. Work with other children to make a compass and electromagnet, build circuits with batteries and bulbs, and experience the power of static electricity. All children must be pre-registered to attend. A parent or guardian must come in person to fill out and sign the registration form for his/her child. Children must be able to attend all of the classes that week (July 13-16). GSK Science in the Summer™ is sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and administered by the American Association for the Advancement of Science in partnership with community-based organizations. Only kids need to register.

Pajama Party Storytime: Zoo
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Wednesday July 15, 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: Zoo
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Thursday July 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.

GSK Science in the Summer™: Physical Science for 2nd and 3rd Graders
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Thursday July 16, 2015
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 7 - 8
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For kids entering 2nd and 3rd grade. How do magnets work? What makes electricity? Through exciting experiments, you’ll learn the answers to these questions and more. Work with other children to make a compass and electromagnet, build circuits with batteries and bulbs, and experience the power of static electricity. All children must be pre-registered to attend. A parent or guardian must come in person to fill out and sign the registration form for his/her child. Children must be able to attend all of the classes that week (July 13 - 16). GSK Science in the Summer™ is sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and administered by the American Association for the Advancement of Science in partnership with community-based organizations. Only kids need to register.

GSK Science in the Summer™: Physical Science for 4th - 6th Graders
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Thursday July 16, 2015
2:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 9 - 11
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For kids entering 4th - 6th grades. How do magnets work? What makes electricity? Through exciting experiments, you’ll learn the answers to these questions and more. Work with other children to make a compass and electromagnet, build circuits with batteries and bulbs, and experience the power of static electricity. All children must be pre-registered to attend. A parent or guardian must come in person to fill out and sign the registration form for his/her child. Children must be able to attend all of the classes that week (July 13-16). GSK Science in the Summer™ is sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and administered by the American Association for the Advancement of Science in partnership with community-based organizations. Only kids need to register.

Read and Play
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Friday July 17, 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.

Elephant & Piggie Theatre
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Friday July 17, 2015
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
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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. All attendees 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.

PBS World Premiere and Scavenger Hunt
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Monday July 20, 2015
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 10
Be the first to see the world premiere episode of a PBS kids show! Then search the North Carroll Branch Library to find hidden PBS friends! Part of the Quality Digital Media Partnership series with WQED-PBS, LittleeLit.com, and Carroll County Public Library. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Card Camp
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Monday July 20, 2015
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Registration for this event begins 7/6/2015.
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.

Move and Learn: Special Program: The Magic of Roger Lindsay (Registratrion Required)
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Tuesday July 21, 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.

The Magic of Roger Lindsay
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Tuesday July 21, 2015
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 4 - Adults
Registration for this event begins 7/7/2015.
Summer Reading ambassador Roger Lindsay transports kids 4 to 104 to a realm of magical happenings, illusions, and laughter! Join Mr. Lindsay as he amazes and amuses in this show loaded with audience participation. You never know what surprises await you! All attendees need to register.

The Magic of Roger Lindsay
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Tuesday July 21, 2015
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 4 - Adults
Registration for this event begins 7/7/2015.
Summer Reading ambassador Roger Lindsay transports kids 4 to 104 to a realm of magical happenings, illusions, and laughter! Join Mr. Lindsay as he amazes and amuses in this show loaded with audience participation. You never know what surprises await you! All attendees need to register.

North Carroll Knitters Night
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Tuesday July 21, 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: Flying Things
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Wednesday July 22, 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.

Make It Work Wednesday: Cars
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Wednesday July 22, 2015
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 9 - 17
Do you like making things? Then stop by to tinker and create.

Pajama Party Storytime: Flying Things
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Wednesday July 22, 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: Flying Things
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Thursday July 23, 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.

Creative Circuits
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Thursday July 23, 2015
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 9 - 17
Registration for this event begins 7/9/2015.
Explore the playful side of engineering as we create simple circuits and cool projects. Only kids need to register.

Read and Play
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Friday July 24, 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.

Superhero Hedgehogs
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Friday July 24, 2015
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
What’s better than making a hedgehog? That’s right, making a superhero hedgehog out of a book! We’ll provide materials for to make your favorite superhero book hedgehog.