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Story Pals: Colors
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Tuesday September 2, 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.

Ready, Set...School: Colors
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Wednesday September 3, 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 September 3, 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: Colors
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Wednesday September 3, 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: Colors
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Thursday September 4, 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 September 5, 2014
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
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 September 5, 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.

LEGO® Creations
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Saturday September 6, 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!

Little Red Riding Hood
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Monday September 8, 2014
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For ages 3 - 6
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Little Red Riding Hood's healthy habits help her move faster than the unhealthy Wolf. Hear the story of Little Red Riding Hood and have the opportunity to hold the large, cardboard puppets as the story is told. There will be a short discussion on My Plate and healthy choices for meals and snacks. Children will make a trail mix to enjoy and take home some materials on My Plate to share with parents and guardians. Presented by the University of Maryland Extension. Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Refreshments will be served. Only kids need to register.

Teen Advisory Board
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Monday September 8, 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: Clothes
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Tuesday September 9, 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.

Ready, Set...School: Clothes
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Wednesday September 10, 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 September 10, 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.

Battle of the Books Information Session
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Wednesday September 10, 2014
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Parents and coaches of CCPS students thinking about being part of the Battle of the Books competition are strongly encouraged to attend an information session. We will share information about the battle, the books, the rules, and give preparation tips for both the elementary and middle school battles.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Clothes
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Thursday September 11, 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.

Music and More
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Thursday September 11, 2014
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
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Join the fun with your child as we celebrate the joys of music with instruments, dancing, bean bags, streamers and more! With an accompanying caregiver. Only kids need to register

Drop-In Knitting
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Thursday September 11, 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.

Come Learn with Me @ the Library: Narrative Skills
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Friday September 12, 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.

Save Money on Your Medicare Expenses
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Friday September 12, 2014
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For Adults
Do you or someone you know need help paying for Medicare medical expenses or Part D prescription drugs? Join us at this free one hour workshop to learn about Medicare Savings Programs. Not all of the programs are low-income programs. Also, learn how to protect yourself from Medicare fraud and abuse. There is no cost to apply for these programs and no cost to receive their benefits.

Magic: The Gathering®
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Saturday September 13, 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 September 13, 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 September 13, 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 September 13, 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.

Battle of the Books Information Session
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Monday September 15, 2014
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Parents and coaches of CCPS students thinking about being part of the Battle of the Books competition are strongly encouraged to attend an information session. We will share information about the battle, the books, the rules, and give preparation tips for both the elementary and middle school battles.

Battle of the Books Information Session
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Monday September 15, 2014
7:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Parents and coaches of CCPS students thinking about being part of the Battle of the Books competition are strongly encouraged to attend an information session. We will share information about the battle, the books, the rules, and give preparation tips for both the elementary and middle school battles.

Story Pals: Farm
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Tuesday September 16, 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.

Pet Crafts
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Tuesday September 16, 2014
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - Adults
Make a fun toy for your favorite animal companion to enjoy. While we hope your pets enjoy your creations, please leave them at home for the program.

Ready, Set...School: Farm
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Wednesday September 17, 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 September 17, 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: Farm
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Wednesday September 17, 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: Farm
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Thursday September 18, 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 Distance Between Us by Reyna Grande
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Thursday September 18, 2014
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
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.

Preschool Science: Color
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Friday September 19, 2014
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
Registration for this event begins 9/5/2014.
Help your preschool child discover the excitement of science through hands-on experiments. With an adult caregiver; only children need to be registered.

Tween Lock-In: Minecraft
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Friday September 19, 2014
5:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 12
Come for a special after-hours Mine at Night program for tweens from 5:30 - 8:30 pm. Craft away on our library servers! Explore the world of Minecraft with other activities and snacks. Spaces are limited and permission slips are required. Registration at branch only by 9/18. Refreshments will be served.