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Move and Learn: Pets
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Tuesday September 23, 2014
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.

Launching Your New Business
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Tuesday September 23, 2014
5:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Ready, set, go! Launch your new business with confidence and on the right foot. Topics include options for business entities, resources available to start-ups, costs of services needed, licensing and tax considerations, loans and financial resources, marketing on a budget, getting your business off the ground, and finding customers. Register through Carroll Community College at 410-386-8100 or www.carrollcc.edu. Your instructor will be Roger Voter.

Year-Round Family Story time: Pets
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Wednesday September 24, 2014
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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.

Pajama Party Storytime : Pets
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Wednesday September 24, 2014
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.

Year-Round Family Story time: Pets
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Thursday September 25, 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.

Startup Local: How to Start and Grow a Business in Carroll County
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Thursday September 25, 2014
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Register for this event today!
Do you want to be Carroll County’s next business success story? Find out what it takes to start and grow a business in Carroll County. New and aspiring entrepreneurs are invited to join Jason Stambaugh, Founder and CEO of Startup Local, as he shares information about start-up business fundamentals, local small business resources, and how to win $5,000 for your start-up business idea by competing in the Carroll Biz Challenge 2014.

Read and Play
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Friday September 26, 2014
10:30 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.

Book Art: Apples, Pumpkins, and Hedgehogs!
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Friday September 26, 2014
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
Turn old tattered books into pieces of art. All three designs will be demonstrated and you can choose which one you want to try. No experience necessary. All supplies will be provided.

Building a Blog
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Saturday September 27, 2014
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Have you ever thought about starting your own blog? Join author Amy Latta, of One Artsy Mama, as she shares the first steps of creating and hosting a blog, producing and sharing content, and building an engaged audience.

Come Learn with Me @ the Library: Comprehension
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Monday September 29, 2014
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 5
Please join us for a playgroup for children and their caretakers to learn and play together! This special program will feature a variety of play centers and will include time for reading, artwork, lots of play and plenty of surprises, all while building skill development and school readiness! An adult is expected to attend with the child. In partnership with the Kiwanis Club of Westminster.

Move and Learn: Dads
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Tuesday September 30, 2014
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.

Bottle Cap Jewelry
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Tuesday September 30, 2014
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - Adults
Register for this event today!
Create a beautiful pendant for a necklace using a recycled bottle cap. All materials will be provided.

Year-Round Family Story time: Dads
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Wednesday October 1, 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.

Pajama Party Storytime : Dads
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Wednesday October 1, 2014
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.

Year-Round Family Story time: Dads
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Thursday October 2, 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.

Getting to Know Apps
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Thursday October 2, 2014
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Come and explore apps that are good to use with children. Learn the most valuable component when using technology with kids,parent interaction.

Read and Play
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Friday October 3, 2014
10:30 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.

LEGO® Creations
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Saturday October 4, 2014
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
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.

Five Senses Fall Craftivities
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Monday October 6, 2014
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 5
Bring all of your senses with you to the library and smell, touch, hear, taste and see fall. You will have the opportunity to make fun fall crafts, such as leaf people and apple prints. There will be many activities including playing with scented playdough and tasting baked pumpkin seeds. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Refreshments will be served.

North Carroll Knitters Night
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Monday October 6, 2014
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!

Fire Truck Visit
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Tuesday October 7, 2014
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
See a real fire truck up close! Celebrate National Fire Prevention Week with the Manchester Fire Department when they bring a real fire truck to the library. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Move and Learn: Special Program: Fire Truck Visit
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Tuesday October 7, 2014
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.

Teen Writing Group
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Tuesday October 7, 2014
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
Join other teen writers and share your work, give and receive feedback, as well as talk about the writing process. Refreshments will be served.

Year-Round Family Story time: School Days
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Wednesday October 8, 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.

North Carroll Senior Book Discussion Group: All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
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Wednesday October 8, 2014
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Please join us for a discussion of this month's book at the North Carroll Senior Center.

Pajama Party Storytime : School Days
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Wednesday October 8, 2014
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.

Year-Round Family Story time: School Days
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Thursday October 9, 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.

Read to a Dog Friend
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Thursday October 9, 2014
6:45 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 4 - 12
Registration for this event begins 9/25/2014.
Carroll County 4-H Seeing Eye Puppy Raising Program will bring puppies in training for library friends to read to. Only kids need to register.

Read and Play
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Friday October 10, 2014
10:30 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.

Star Wars Spectacular
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Saturday October 11, 2014
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Come celebrate Star Wars Reads Day III at the library! Drop in between 10 am - 12 pm and try your Jedi skills at a variety of crafts. Whether you are a Wookie, droid, or princess, there will be something for everyone. May the Force be with you! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Come Learn with Me @ the Library: Science
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Monday October 13, 2014
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 5
Please join us for a playgroup for children and their caretakers to learn and play together! This special program will feature a variety of play centers and will include time for reading, artwork, lots of play and plenty of surprises, all while building skill development and school readiness! An adult is expected to attend with the child. In partnership with the Kiwanis Club of Westminster.

North Carroll Writers Group
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Monday October 13, 2014
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. We meet semi-monthly to share our work in a non-judgmental atmosphere. If you would like to learn more, please join us.

Move and Learn: Autumn
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Tuesday October 14, 2014
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.

Bring Your Own Device & Learn!
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Tuesday October 14, 2014
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Do you own a smartphone, iPad, e-reader, or tablet and want to learn how to access free digital content through the library? Bring your device in and learn how to download e-books, audiobooks, and magazines to your device in this hands-on program.