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LEGO® Creations
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Saturday November 1, 2014
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For ages 5 - Adults
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!

3D Printer Crash Course: Dare to Design!
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Saturday November 1, 2014
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For ages 13 - Adults
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Would you like to learn about 3D printing? We've bought a
3D printer for the library, and want to teach you the
process for designing your own models! Join us to learn
about and try out this exciting new technology! All
attendees need to register. 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.

Teen Advisory Board
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Monday November 3, 2014
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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: Storytime Favorites
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Tuesday November 4, 2014
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For ages 2 - 3
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Think Your Drink!
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Tuesday November 4, 2014
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For ages 8 - 12
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Explore the world of what you drink! Learn how milk is different and see how much sugar is in some popular sports drinks and sodas. Experiment and taste some delicious, healthy drink options.

Galaxy T-Shirts
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Tuesday November 4, 2014
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For ages 13 - 17
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Spice up an old t-shirt to reflect the stars and galaxies of the night sky. Bring in a shirt or other article of clothing to decorate, preferably in a dark color. You may get messy, so dress accordingly.

Ready, Set...School: Storytime Favorites
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Wednesday November 5, 2014
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For ages 3 - 5
An independent learning time - for children preparing to enter pre-K and kindergarten - with hands-on fun activities which teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills.

Bounce into Books
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Wednesday November 5, 2014
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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.

Pajama Party Storytime: Storytime Favorites
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Wednesday November 5, 2014
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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 Storytime: Storytime Favorites
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Thursday November 6, 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.

Come Learn with Me @ the Library: Alphabetic Principle
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Friday November 7, 2014
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For ages Birth - 5
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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! Space is limited and registration is required. Please register children only, but an adult is expected to attend with the child. In partnership with the Kiwanis Club of Westminster.

Chocolate and Chat
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Friday November 7, 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!

Writer's Circle
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Friday November 7, 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. No previous experience is necessary. Just bring a pen, notebook, or laptop.

Magic: The Gathering®
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Saturday November 8, 2014
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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.

Unplug and Play
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Saturday November 8, 2014
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For ages 5 - Adults
Checkers, Chess, Mancala, Chinese Checkers, Yahtzee, Uno, Crazy Eight, Apples to Apples. Whatever your game, we've got them all. Bring your friends and family for a fun afternoon of classic games. 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM.

Be a Pokémon® Master!
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Saturday November 8, 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 November 8, 2014
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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.

Mommy & Me
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Monday November 10, 2014
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For ages 3 - Adults
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Have you ever thought to yourself, What am I going to do with these kids? We have lots of ideas! We'll share some fun educational activities that you can enjoy with your children - and you'll make a special project to take home. While you're working, your children can enjoy a special playtime together. (Babies are welcome but might make crafting a challenge. You may want to come with a friend or consider a sitter for this program if your child is under 3.) All supplies will be provided. All attendees need to register.

Ready, Set...School: Forest
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Wednesday November 12, 2014
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 5
An independent learning time - for children preparing to enter pre-K and kindergarten - with hands-on fun activities which teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills.

Bounce into Books
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Wednesday November 12, 2014
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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.

Pajama Party Storytime: Forest
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Wednesday November 12, 2014
6:30 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 Storytime: Forest
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Thursday November 13, 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.

Messy Art
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Thursday November 13, 2014
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
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Paint and scissors and glue, oh my! It's time to create your very own messy masterpiece! We'll share a story or two, then create our own works of art. Please dress to get messy. With an accompanying caregiver. Only kids need to register.

Drop-In Knitting
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Thursday November 13, 2014
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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.

Holiday Cards for Heroes
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Thursday November 13, 2014
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For ages 13 - Adults
Celebrate World Kindness Day by creating a hand-stamped card to send to the Holiday Mail for Heroes program. The American Red Cross delivers these holiday cards to veterans, military families, and active duty service members around the world. Create a second card to take home for yourself. All supplies will be provided, but if you own a tape runner or paper cutter, please bring them with you. A Celebrating America program.

Preschool Science: It Moves!
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Friday November 14, 2014
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For ages 3 - 6
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Help your preschool child discover the excitement of science through hands-on experiments. With an adult caregiver; only children need to be registered.

Story Pals: ABCs
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Tuesday November 18, 2014
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For ages 2 - 3
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Totes and Tchotchkes
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Tuesday November 18, 2014
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For ages 12 - Adults
Registration for this event begins 11/4/2014.
Come craft some handmade treasures. Create a personal piece of artwork on a tote bag and turn an old key into wearable art. All supplies will be provided, just bring your creativity. All attendees need to register.

Ready, Set...School: ABCs
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Wednesday November 19, 2014
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 5
An independent learning time - for children preparing to enter pre-K and kindergarten - with hands-on fun activities which teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills.

Bounce into Books
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Wednesday November 19, 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.

Pajama Party Storytime: ABC's
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Wednesday November 19, 2014
6:30 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 Storytime: ABCs
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Thursday November 20, 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.

Taneytown Adult Book Discussion Group: The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
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Thursday November 20, 2014
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For Adults
Join us for a lively book discussion. New participants are always welcome! A Celebrating America program. This program is presented in collaboration with the One Maryland One Book initiative of the Maryland Humanities Council.

Math for Me
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Friday November 21, 2014
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For ages 3 - 6
Registration for this event begins 11/7/2014.
Help your preschool child discover math fun with plenty of hands-on activities! With an adult caregiver; only children need to be registered.

Sloppy Saturday Drop-In Crafts
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Saturday November 22, 2014
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For All Ages
Need something fun to do with the kids? Like to create and express yourself with art? Drop in to the library and join the fun making crafts with leftover bits and pieces from storytime. 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.