Calendar of Events - North Carroll Branch Library

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Move and Learn: Opposites
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Tuesday July 22, 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.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Opposites
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Wednesday July 23, 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.

Make It Work Wednesday: Boats and Bridges
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Wednesday July 23, 2014
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 14
Join us for some building and engineering fun as we tackle different projects at each session.

Pajama Party Storytime with Bedtime Math: Opposites
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Wednesday July 23, 2014
6:45 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Wear your pajamas, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. We'll solve a fun and simple bedtime math problem to help kids learn to love math. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Opposites
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Thursday July 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.

Death from the Skies or Just Another Bad Hair Day
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Thursday July 24, 2014
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 7 - Adults
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So you thought it was safe to go out after seeing Chicken Little Was Right - WRONG!!!!! There are things in this universe that are trying to exterminate all the life on this planet and they don't even know we are here. Join Skip Bird, Observatory Director of the Westminster Astronomical Society, as we find out what, when, and how a good crème rinse and some sunscreen can make things better. Only kids need to register

Read and Play
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Friday July 25, 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.

Mine at Night
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Friday July 25, 2014
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
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Come join us for an evening of Minecraft fun! Craft away on our library servers as we create and play with other CCPL branches. Explore the world of Minecraft with other activities, games, and snacks too. This after-hours library program requires a permission slip. Slips will be available at the Information Desk and must be turned in at least 1 day prior to the program. All attendees need to register.

Little Red Hen Puppet Show
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Monday July 28, 2014
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
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Heat up the stove and let’s get cooking with the Little Red Hen Puppet Show! Can anyone lend a hoof, claw, or paw to our kitchen chemistry experiment? In this funny tale of friendship, see if these best-meaning friends can make a pizza or simply make a mess. Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. All attendees need to register.

Little Red Hen Puppet Show
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Monday July 28, 2014
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
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Heat up the stove and let’s get cooking with the Little Red Hen Puppet Show! Can anyone lend a hoof, claw, or paw to our kitchen chemistry experiment? In this funny tale of friendship, see if these best-meaning friends can make a pizza or simply make a mess. Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. All attendees need to register.

North Carroll Book Discussion Group: The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith
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Monday July 28, 2014
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Please join our group for an entertaining and enlightening evening of discussion of this month's book. New members are always welcome!

Move and Learn: Zoo
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Tuesday July 29, 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.

Explosive Science
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Tuesday July 29, 2014
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 9 - 14
Join us for as we try out some explosive, slimy and spectacular science experiments.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Zoo
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Wednesday July 30, 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 with Bedtime Math: Zoo
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Wednesday July 30, 2014
6:45 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Wear your pajamas, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. We'll solve a fun and simple bedtime math problem to help kids learn to love math. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Zoo
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Thursday July 31, 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.

Hardware Jewelry
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Thursday July 31, 2014
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
Come and create some unique jewelry with alcohol inks and metal washers. All supplies will be provided.

Read and Play
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Friday August 1, 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.

Chocolate 101
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Saturday August 2, 2014
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 9 - 14
Put your chocolate knowledge to the test while you enjoy lots of tasting! Refreshments will be served.

Wild Adaptations
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Monday August 4, 2014
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 7 - 12
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Participants will have a chance to learn more about the behaviors and body parts that allow wild animals to survive in a variety of different ways. Participants will also learn to identify animals by their pelts, tracks, and even their scat! After learning about animal survival behaviors, participants can test their own survival skills as they become an animal in an interactive game. Only kids need to register.

North Carroll Knitters Night
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Monday August 4, 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!

Move and Learn: Picnic
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Tuesday August 5, 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.

Giant Games
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Tuesday August 5, 2014
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 9 - 17
Love games? Then try out giant versions of Jenga, Battleship, and Scrabble.

Teen Writing Group
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Tuesday August 5, 2014
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
Share your stories! Join other teen writers and share your work, give and receive feedback, as well as talk about your writing process. Refreshments will be served.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Picnic
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Wednesday August 6, 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.

Grow It, Cook It
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Wednesday August 6, 2014
6:45 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Grow. Cook. Eat. It's that simple and kids can do it too! We'll read a fun story and plant some vegetable seeds to watch grow. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Refreshments will be served. A Celebrating America program.

Pajama Party Storytime with Bedtime Math: Special Program: Grow It, Cook It
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Wednesday August 6, 2014
6:45 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Wear your pajamas, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. We'll solve a fun and simple bedtime math problem to help kids learn to love math. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Picnic
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Thursday August 7, 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.

Minute to Win It: Farm Edition
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Thursday August 7, 2014
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 12
Ever wanted to be on the hit show Minute to Win It? Here's your chance to play Minute to Win It: Farm Edition. Are you up to the challenge of competing against the clock to complete a game in 60 seconds? In MTWI: Farm Edition all the games have a focus of learning a little more about Maryland agriculture, while testing your skills to complete the challenge. The game starts in 3...2...1...GO! A Celebrating America program.

Read and Play
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Friday August 8, 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.

North Carroll Writers Group
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Monday August 11, 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: Playground
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Tuesday August 12, 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 August 12, 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.