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Come Learn with Me @ the Library: Rhyming: Barnyard Dance!
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Monday September 26, 2016
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 5
This is a program focused on kindergarten readiness where children and their caretakers learn and play together! The program features a 15 minute interactive storytime followed by several stations that encourage the development of school readiness skills in children. Stations may include art, mathematics, language and literacy, science, hands-on explorations, and many opportunities for play and social interactions. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

North Carroll Book Discussion Group: All American Boys by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely
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Monday September 26, 2016
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Please join our group for an entertaining and spirited discussion of this month's book. All opinions count and new members are welcome! September's discussion is one of many One Maryland One Book activities across the state and is in collaboration with the Maryland Humanities Council.

Move & Learn: Dads
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Tuesday September 27, 2016
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

Medicare 102
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Tuesday September 27, 2016
5:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Are you or someone you care about eligible for Medicare? Come and find out how to get the most out of your Medicare health benefits. Medicare 102 covers the four parts of Medicare with a special focus on the Medigap plans. Learn about the different medigap plans and your period of Guaranteed Issue Rights. These secondary/supplemental plans can cover the deductibles and co-insurances not covered by Medicare. We will cover the Medicare Savings Programs (not all programs are low-income programs!) and healthcare fraud. Presented by Carroll County’s SHIP/SMP program.

Color Yourself Relaxed
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Tuesday September 27, 2016
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Did you know adult coloring books have hit the New York Times Best Seller's List? Join us for this series on the fourth Tuesday of each month to color your stress away. No devices, wires, or textbooks needed - it is back to old-school basics! Materials will be provided, as well as cider, conversation, and relaxing music.

Family Storytime: Dads
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Wednesday September 28, 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.

Pajama Party Storytime: Dads
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Wednesday September 28, 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.

Family Storytime: Dads
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Thursday September 29, 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.

Make Your Own Personal Care Products
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Thursday September 29, 2016
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
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In this chemical-filled world, it's nice to get back to basics! Learn to make some homemade personal care products with just a few wholesome ingredients. We'll have lavender bath salts, oatmeal facial scrub, and lip balm. All supplies will be provided. All attendees need to register.

Read and Play
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Friday September 30, 2016
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 October 1, 2016
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.

Nature and Nurture: Fall Leaves: Leaf Man
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Monday October 3, 2016
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 5
Children are curious about nature and we’ll explore fall topics through a short storytime followed by stations where caregivers and children will expand concepts through crafts, hands-on observations, and fun activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

North Carroll Knitters Night
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Monday October 3, 2016
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 & Learn: School Days
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Tuesday October 4, 2016
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

Understanding Health Care Costs
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Tuesday October 4, 2016
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
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Need to get a better grip on your health care costs? University of Maryland Extension Educator Dr. Virginia Brown will discuss how to understand and manage the costs of your health care. All attendees need to register.

Teen Writing Group
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Tuesday October 4, 2016
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 characters, plots, and settings.

Family Storytime: School Days
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Wednesday October 5, 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.

Pajama Party Storytime: School Days
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Wednesday October 5, 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.

Family Storytime: School Days
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Thursday October 6, 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.

Read and Play
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Friday October 7, 2016
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.

Come Learn with Me @ the Library: Narrative: The Napping House
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Monday October 10, 2016
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 5
This is a program focused on kindergarten readiness where children and their caretakers learn and play together! The program features a 15 minute interactive storytime followed by several stations that encourage the development of school readiness skills in children. Stations may include art, mathematics, language and literacy, science, hands-on explorations, and many opportunities for play and social interactions. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

3D Printed Cookie Cutters
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Monday October 10, 2016
3:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 9 - Adults
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Learn about our 3D printer and you'll use Cookie Caster to design an original cookie cutter for 3D printing after the program. All attendees need to register.

Introduction to 3D Printing
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Monday October 10, 2016
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 9 - Adults
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Come in to learn the basics and get started making printable 3D objects. You'll design one key chain to print. Key chains can be picked up at a later date once printing is completed. All attendees need to register.

Move & Learn: Moms
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Tuesday October 11, 2016
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

Autumn Tree of Life Pendant
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Tuesday October 11, 2016
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Registration for this event begins 9/27/2016.
Create a beautiful autumn-themed pendant using wire wrapping and beading skills. All techniques needed to create this jewelry piece will be demonstrated, but some previous experience with wire wrapping or beading will be helpful. All supplies will be provided. All attendees need to register.

Family Storytime: Special Program: Fire Truck Visit
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Wednesday October 12, 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.

Fire Truck Visit
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Wednesday October 12, 2016
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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.

North Carroll Senior Book Discussion Group: A Mother's Reckoning by Sue Klebold
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Wednesday October 12, 2016
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! September's discussion is one of many One Maryland One Book activities across the state and is in collaboration with the Maryland Humanities Council.

PBS World Premiere and Scavenger Hunt
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Wednesday October 12, 2016
1:00 PM - 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.

Pajama Party Storytime: Moms
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Wednesday October 12, 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.

Family Storytime: Moms
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Thursday October 13, 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.

Read to a Dog Friend
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Thursday October 13, 2016
6:45 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 4 - 12
Read to a puppy from the Seeing Eye Puppy Raising Program. Research shows that children enjoy improving their reading skills and build self-esteem by practicing the art of reading to animals.

Read and Play
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Friday October 14, 2016
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.

Nature and Nurture: Owls: Owl Babies
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Monday October 17, 2016
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 5
Children are curious about nature and we’ll explore fall topics through a short storytime followed by stations where caregivers and children will expand concepts through crafts, hands-on observations, and fun activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Minecraft Mania
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Monday October 17, 2016
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
Registration for this event begins 10/3/2016.
Join us to play Minecraft!