Calendar of Events - North Carroll Branch Library

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Read and Play
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Friday September 4, 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.

LEGO® Creations
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Saturday September 5, 2015
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For All Ages
Want to build a castle? Or a spaceship? Or something totally new and different? Join us for a LEGO® program where you can build whatever you would like! We supply the blocks and you supply the creativity! Bring your dad or your mom and build together! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Move and Learn: Family
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Tuesday September 8, 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.

Move and Learn: Family
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Tuesday September 8, 2015
11:00 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.

Bring Your Own Device & Learn about OverDrive
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Tuesday September 8, 2015
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Would you like to download e-books or audiobooks to your smartphone, tablet, iPad, or Kindle? The Carroll County Public Library and Maryland Digital eLibrary provides access to thousands of e-books and digital audiobooks in several different formats. Learn how to access this digital content through the library using OverDrive. Please bring your device and your library card for this hands-on program.

Family Storytime: Family
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Wednesday September 9, 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.

North Carroll Senior Book Discussion Group: The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown
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Wednesday September 9, 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! A Celebrating America program. This program is presented in collaboration with the One Maryland One Book initiative of the Maryland Humanities Council.

Move and Learn : Family
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Wednesday September 9, 2015
6:45 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
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: Family
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Thursday September 10, 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.

Read to a Dog Friend
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Thursday September 10, 2015
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For ages 4 - 12
Read to a puppy from the Carroll County 4-H Seeing Eye Puppy Raising Program.

Read and Play
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Friday September 11, 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.

Hear How to Save Money on Medicare Expenses
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Saturday September 12, 2015
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For Adults
Do you or someone you know need help paying for health care? Stop by North Carroll Branch during our open house about programs that can save you money on hearing aids, prescription medications, and other medical expenses. The SHIP office and the Freedom Center will be offering one-on-one assistance to discuss these programs. There is no cost to apply for these programs!

Pete the Cat: Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons (Numbers/Early Math Skills)
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Monday September 14, 2015
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For ages 2 - 5
Please join us for a Pete the Cat storytime and activities that help develop skills that are necessary for school readiness. A Pete the Cat story will be read with a brief interactive activity to follow. For the majority of the program you and your child will have the opportunity to be involved in several hands-on activities that encourage skill development while having fun.

How to Publish and Market Your Book
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Monday September 14, 2015
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For Adults
Are you curious what it might be like to be a published author? Ever wonder how does an author even get published in the first place? It turns out that it’s easier than ever to become a published author. Whether you write fiction, non-fiction, children’s books, or school textbooks, there’s room for everyone who enjoys the art of writing. Come and find out how to share your book with the world!

North Carroll Writers Group
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Monday September 14, 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: Food
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Tuesday September 15, 2015
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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.

Move and Learn: Food
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Tuesday September 15, 2015
11:00 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.

North Carroll Knitters Night
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Tuesday September 15, 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!

Family Storytime: Special Program: The Maryland Zoo Presents: Storytime with the Zoo
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Wednesday September 16, 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.

The Maryland Zoo Presents: Storytime with the Zoo
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Wednesday September 16, 2015
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For ages Birth - 6
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The ZOOmobile is coming to bring a story to life! You'll enjoy an interactive reading of a wildlife-themed children's book followed by a craft and a visit from a real animal ambassador! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Only kids need to register.

Move and Learn : Food
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Wednesday September 16, 2015
6:45 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
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: Food
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Thursday September 17, 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.

American Girls: Old Fashioned Games
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Thursday September 17, 2015
6:45 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 7 - 10
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Join us for stories and more. Bring your dolls or dress up. Only kids need to register. Refreshments will be served. A Celebrating America program.

Read and Play
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Friday September 18, 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.

Growing Up Wild: Wiggling Worms
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Monday September 21, 2015
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For ages 3 - 7
Join us as we explore nature and science together. Help your child discover the wonders of the world around you. Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Fun with Makey Makey™
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Monday September 21, 2015
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 9 - 17
Registration for this event begins 9/7/2015.
The Makey Makey™ can be used to turn everyday objects into touchpads. Join us to try them out!

Move and Learn: Hats
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Tuesday September 22, 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.

Move and Learn: Hats
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Tuesday September 22, 2015
11:00 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.

Card Camp
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Tuesday September 22, 2015
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Registration for this event begins 9/8/2015.
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!

Family Storytime: Hats
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Wednesday September 23, 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.

Jewelry Explosion!
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Wednesday September 23, 2015
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 9 - 17
Come by and learn how to make button bracelets and some wonderful junk jewelry creations as well!

Move and Learn : Hats
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Wednesday September 23, 2015
6:45 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
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: Hats
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Thursday September 24, 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.

The Maryland Zoo Presents: Amazing Adaptations
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Thursday September 24, 2015
12:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Registration for this event begins 9/10/2015.
Why do elephants have trunks? Can you jump as far as a frog? Learn about some of the amazing adaptations animals have for life in the wild, and use our challenge activities to compare them to our abilities. Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Only kids need to register.

Bring Your Own Device & Learn about OverDrive
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Thursday September 24, 2015
2:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Would you like to download e-books or audiobooks to your smartphone, tablet, iPad, or Kindle? The Carroll County Public Library and Maryland Digital eLibrary provides access to thousands of e-books and digital audiobooks in several different formats. Learn how to access this digital content through the library using OverDrive. Please bring your device and your library card for this hands-on program.

Battle of the Books Information Session
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Thursday September 24, 2015
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Parents and coaches of CCPS students thinking about being part of the Battle of the Books competition are strongly encouraged to attend an information session. We will share information about the battle, the books, the rules, and give preparation tips for both the elementary and middle school battles.

Read and Play
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Friday September 25, 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.