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Rainbow Magic
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Friday July 25, 2014
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
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Come discover the science of colors and learn how colors are created. Children will explore the magic of colors by completing color investigations. Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Only kids need to register.

Mine at Night
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Friday July 25, 2014
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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 lay with other CCPL branches. Explore the world of Minecraft with other activities and snacks. This after-hours library program requires a permission slip available at the Information Desk, which must be turned in at least one day prior to the program. Refreshments will be served.

Victoria Vox at the Library!
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Saturday July 26, 2014
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For All Ages
Please join us for a terrific concert on the library floor with singer-songwriter-ukulele player Victoria Vox. 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. The Americans with Disabilities Act applies to the Carroll County Government and its programs, services, activities, and facilities. Anyone requiring an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication or who has a complaint should contact Madeline M. Morey, The Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator, 410.386.3800, 1.888.302.8978, MD Relay 7-1-1/1.800.735.2258 or email mmorey@ccg.carr.org as soon as possible but no later than 72 hours before the scheduled event.

Story Maker
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Monday July 28, 2014
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 7 - 12
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Want to learn some tips and tricks for telling better stories? Join the fun as we learn the basics. Learn how to choose stories, practice techniques, and create make-and-take storytelling props. We'll finish with a short performance - emphasizing fun!

Cupcake Challenge
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Tuesday July 29, 2014
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 9 - 13
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Starry Night Bakery joins us to give participants tips and pointers to help them produce amazing cupcakes that will stand up to any challenge. All attendees need to register.

Cupcake Challenge
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Tuesday July 29, 2014
2:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 14 - Adults
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Starry Night Bakery joins us to give participants tips and pointers to help them produce amazing cupcakes that will stand up to any challenge. All attendees need to register.

Bounce Into Books
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Wednesday July 30, 2014
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 3
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice play skills while grownups socialize. With an accompanying adult caregiver. Siblings are welcome.

Evening Storytime: Favorite Stories
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Wednesday July 30, 2014
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
End your day in a special way! 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 Storytime: Favorite Stories
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Thursday July 31, 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.

Chocolate and Chat
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Friday August 1, 2014
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For Adults
Join us for an informal book sharing. Tell others what you've been reading and get ideas for what to read next! Refreshments will be served.

Writer's Circle
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Friday August 1, 2014
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For Adults
Nothing clarifies thoughts and ideas like writing them down. Join a group of folks who meet monthly to encourage each other. Personal writing is as easy as PIE: purpose, idea, and example! No previous experience is needed. Just bring a pen, notebook, or laptop.

Playdough Play Day
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Saturday August 2, 2014
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For ages 4 - 10
Learn how to make your own playdough! We will provide a variety of recipes, a make-your-own activity for uncooked dough, and plenty of toys and tools for hands-on fun! Dress to get messy and don't miss the fun!

Buddhist Meditation
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Saturday August 2, 2014
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For Adults
Have you ever been interested in meditation or Buddhism? Craig Storti of the International Meditation Center will join us at Taneytown Branch Library to share his expertise. He will start with an introduction to the concepts of Buddhism and why meditation is so essential, followed by a meditation practice session. There will be a Q&A for anyone wanting to learn more.

Teen Advisory Board
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Monday August 4, 2014
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - 17
Need service hours? Stop in and share your opinions with the library staff about books, music, movies, and programs that you’d like to see at the Taneytown Branch. Refreshments will be served.

Story Pals: Opposites
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Tuesday August 5, 2014
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

4-H Entomology: Amazing Insects
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Tuesday August 5, 2014
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For ages 7 - 12
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Summer is the time for INSECTS! Participants can learn about some local insects and the roles they play in the world. Hands-on activities and games will teach participants why these little critters are such a big deal! This program is presented by a representative of the MD 4-H program.

Doctor Who?
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Tuesday August 5, 2014
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For ages 13 - Adults
Doctor Who is the longest running science fiction show in all
of television history, and we're holding a party to celebrate
the good Doctor's many accomplishments in anticipation of his
51st year! We will have crafts and activities, food and
prizes, and we encourage you to come in your favorite costume
from the show! Refreshments will be served.

Snowballs and Stories
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Wednesday August 6, 2014
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For ages 3 - 6
Bring a beach towel and head on in for snowballs and stories shared with our summer volunteers! Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Bounce Into Books
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Wednesday August 6, 2014
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 3
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice play skills while grownups socialize. With an accompanying adult caregiver. Siblings are welcome.

4-H Cornapalooza!
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Wednesday August 6, 2014
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 12
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Popcorn, sweet corn, Indian corn, field corn, and much more! Corn is used more than just to eat off the cob. Explore the world of corn as we look into what products use corn, how corn has other uses than just eating and we'll even roll up our sleeves to make our own corn tortillas! This program is presented by a representative of the MD 4-H program. Refreshments will be served.

The Little Red Hen Puppet Show
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Wednesday August 6, 2014
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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.

The Little Red Hen Puppet Show
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Thursday August 7, 2014
9:45 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.

Ladies Night Out
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Thursday August 7, 2014
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
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Back by popular demand is our fun evening of crafting, chatting, and snacking! We'll be making some really fun wine charms and enjoying delicious treats! Refreshments will be served.

Mad Scientist Party
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Friday August 8, 2014
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For ages 6 - 10
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Come join the Taneytown Mad Scientist Staff for a celebration to mark the end of Summer Reading. Create a lab jacket, observe a real scientist perform investigations, create a secret message, make some green slime, and enjoy a mad scientist snack. Participants need to bring an adult white tee shirt that will be used for the lab coat. All attendees need to register. Refreshments will be served.

Mad Scientist Party
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Friday August 8, 2014
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 6 - 10
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Come join the Taneytown Mad Scientist Staff for a celebration to mark the end of Summer Reading. Create a lab jacket, observe a real scientist perform investigations, create a secret message, make some green slime, and enjoy a mad scientist snack. Participants need to bring an adult white tee shirt that will be used for the lab coat. All attendees need to register. Refreshments will be served.

Magic: The Gathering®
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Saturday August 9, 2014
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 13 - Adults
Join us for 2 hours of gaming fun. Newcomers to the game will have a chance to learn, and experienced players can face off with one another, or trade cards. Come and join the gathering of the oldest of trading card games—with more than 12 million players! Refreshments will be served.

Be a Pokémon® Master!
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Saturday August 9, 2014
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For ages 10 - Adults
Have you ever wanted to have your own adventures in the Pokémon world? Join us at the library to try a tabletop Pokémon® RPG and see how well you do. We will have a game master to lead you through the game, and will have pre-generated characters if you don't want to make one yourself. Don't miss out on the fun!

Modern Board Games at the Library
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Saturday August 9, 2014
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 13 - Adults
People say we are now in a golden age of board games! From Dominion to Super Smash-Up, join us for a chance to play some modern board games and learn what the fuss is all about.

Bon Appétit!
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Monday August 11, 2014
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 9 - 13
Registration for this event begins 7/28/2014.
Love local fresh vegetables and fruits? Want to learn to prepare impressive, but easy, gourmet dishes to impress your friends and family? Want to learn some kitchen basics? Join the fun in this special farm-to-table program for tweens as we cook up delicious nut-free, vegetarian recipes. Refreshments will be served. A Celebrating America program.

Story Pals: Zoo
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Tuesday August 12, 2014
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Bounce Into Books
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Wednesday August 13, 2014
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 3
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice play skills while grownups socialize. With an accompanying adult caregiver. Siblings are welcome.

Evening Storytime: Zoo
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Wednesday August 13, 2014
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
End your day in a special way! 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 Storytime: Zoo
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Thursday August 14, 2014
9:45 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.

Drop-In Knitting
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Thursday August 14, 2014
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Please join us to share ideas, patterns, books, and projects. Beginners, please bring size 8 needles and light colored worsted yarn - look for #4 on the label.

Learn How to Arrange Summer Flowers
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Thursday August 14, 2014
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For Adults
Registration for this event begins 7/31/2014.
Join the experts from the Silver Fancy Garden Club as they demonstrate how to create lovely summer flower arrangements. Make a small arrangement to take home. All supplies will be provided; just bring your imagination and desire to create!