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The Tortoise and the Hare
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Tuesday June 28, 2016
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
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It’s an AMAZING race!! Rabbit loves to boast how speedy he is. His animal friends try to guess if he can really beat Turtle in the big race. What do you think will happen? Join us at the finish line for this wet and wild summer puppet show! Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. All attendees need to register.

The Tortoise and the Hare
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Tuesday June 28, 2016
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For ages 3 - Adults
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It’s an AMAZING race!! Rabbit loves to boast how speedy he is. His animal friends try to guess if he can really beat Turtle in the big race. What do you think will happen? Join us at the finish line for this wet and wild summer puppet show! Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. All attendees need to register.

Wednesday Walkers
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Wednesday June 29, 2016
9:15 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 10
Join us as we get ready, get set, and get movin’ around town! We’ll go for a walk, sing some songs, and get some extra exercise along the way! Come to one, two, or all three of our walks. At the end of our last walk, we’ll celebrate our fitness with an icy treat and special recognition for those who do all three walks. Programs are weather permitting. All children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Read and Play
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Wednesday June 29, 2016
11:00 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.

Zumba®!
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Wednesday June 29, 2016
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
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Get up and get movin' with Zumba®! Learn to Zumba® dance with instructor Tori Strosnider. All attendees need to register.

Pajama Party Storytime: Messy
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Wednesday June 29, 2016
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.

Family Storytime: Messy
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Thursday June 30, 2016
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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.

Turtle Time
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Thursday June 30, 2016
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For ages 5 - Adults
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Join the Maryland Environmental Service as we learn all about Maryland's state reptile, the diamondback terrapin. Live baby diamondback terrapins will be at this program so participants can interact with them. All attendees need to register.

Read to a Dog
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Thursday June 30, 2016
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For ages 5 - 12
Come ready to read to a book-loving dog! Bring a favorite book - or use one of ours - to improve your reading skills by sharing a story with our furry friends from Carroll County 4-H Dog Club. Dogs available from 3 - 5 PM.

Drop-In Knitting
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Thursday June 30, 2016
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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 weight yarn - look for #4 on the label.

Fourth of July Drop-in Crafts
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Friday July 1, 2016
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For All Ages
Combine your love of America with your creative flair as we celebrate our country with red, white, and blue crafts projects! Crafts available from 10 AM - Noon. A Celebrating America program.

Book Chat
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Friday July 1, 2016
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For Adults
Join us for 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 July 1, 2016
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For Adults
Nothing clarifies thoughts and ideas like writing them down. Join us to listen and share whatever you write: essays, poetry, stories, etc.

Twos and Threes Together: Construction
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Tuesday July 5, 2016
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

Teen Advisory Board
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Tuesday July 5, 2016
6:30 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.

Wednesday Walkers
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Wednesday July 6, 2016
9:15 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 10
Join us as we get ready, get set, and get movin’ around town! We’ll go for a walk, sing some songs, and get some extra exercise along the way! Come to one, two, or all three of our walks. At the end of our last walk, we’ll celebrate our fitness with an icy treat and special recognition for those who do all three walks. Programs are weather permitting. All children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Read and Play
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Wednesday July 6, 2016
11:00 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.

The Magic of Roger Lindsay
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Wednesday July 6, 2016
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For ages 4 - Adults
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Summer Reading ambassador Roger Lindsay transports kids 4 to 104 to a realm of magical happenings, illusions, and laughter! Join Mr. Lindsay as he amazes and amuses in this show loaded with audience participation. You never know what surprises await you! Generously supported by Haight Funeral Home and Chapel. All attendees need to register.

Pajama Party Storytime: Construction
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Wednesday July 6, 2016
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.

Family Storytime: Construction
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Thursday July 7, 2016
9:45 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.

Recycle Fun
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Thursday July 7, 2016
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 7 - 12
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Turn trash into treasures! Save the earth and make a cool craft while you're at it!

Read to a Dog
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Thursday July 7, 2016
3:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - 12
Come ready to read to a book-loving dog! Bring a favorite book - or use one of ours - to improve your reading skills by sharing a story with our furry friends from Carroll County 4-H Dog Club. Dogs available from 3 - 5 PM.

Intro to 3D Printing
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Thursday July 7, 2016
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
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Interested in 3D printing? Come learn about the 3D printing process and design your own keychain using Tinkercad. We'll print your keychain for you to pick up later. All attendees need to register.

Itty Bitty Scientists
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Friday July 8, 2016
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 5
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Bring your young scientist to the library to have fun exploring and investigating - with materials found in your own home. Observe and experiment through play investigations. Bring a smock for our hands-on activities lab. All participants must be accompanied by an adult caregiver; only children need to register.

Reptile Wonders
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Friday July 8, 2016
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For All Ages
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Come out and join us for the Reptile Wonders presentation where we can see and touch a variety of exotic reptiles. In this hands-on, fast-paced interactive show, you'll learn what the animals eat, where they are found, and what eats them. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. All attendees need to register. Generously supported by Mount Garage Doors, Inc.

Stranger Danger and Bullying Prevention
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Saturday July 9, 2016
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 4 - Adults
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Free children's safety seminar! Give your child the skills they need to protect themselves from bullies and from strangers. Class provided by Tristar Martial Arts Academy. All attendees need to register.

Teen Lock-In
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Saturday July 9, 2016
5:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - 17
The library closes at 5, but we'll just be getting started! Join us for after-hours games, food and fun from 5:30 until 9. Spaces are limited and permission slips will be required. Registration at branch only by 7/8/2016. Refreshments will be served.

Elephant & Piggie Theatre
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Monday July 11, 2016
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
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Join the stars of Mo Willems' Elephant and Piggie series as they act out some of their favorite stories. Children and parents alike will enjoy this lively, interactive show that incorporates music and imaginative play. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. All attendees need to register.

Summer Drop-In Crafts
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Monday July 11, 2016
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Get ready to make some great summer crafts! Crafts available from 10 AM - Noon. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Babysitting Workshop
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Monday July 11, 2016
3:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - 17
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Come join us for a three day workshop (7/11, 7/12, 7/13) designed to build your babysitting skills. We will also talk about child safety, building first aid kits, and sharing activities to play with youth. Finally, participants will test their skills with a written test and a hands-on trial. Participants will be awarded a certificate upon completion of all three days of this workshop. This workshop does not offer CPR/first aid training.

Paranormal Activity: A Celebration of Ghostbusters
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Monday July 11, 2016
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For All Ages
With a nod to the new Ghostbusters movie premiering this July, the Taneytown Branch invites you to join us in a celebration of all things paranormal! We will take over the branch with crafts, snacks, and ghoulish attacks! The Maryland Society for Paranormal Research will be joining the festivities with a presentation on past evidence they have captured and places they have investigated. Refreshments will be served.

Twos and Threes Together: Around the World
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Tuesday July 12, 2016
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

Babysitting Workshop
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Tuesday July 12, 2016
3:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - 17
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Come join us for a three day workshop (7/11, 7/12, 7/13) designed to build your babysitting skills. We will also talk about child safety, building first aid kits, and sharing activities to play with youth. Finally, participants will test their skills with a written test and a hands-on trial. Participants will be awarded a certificate upon completion of all three days of this workshop. This workshop does not offer CPR/first aid training.

Yoga for Me
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Wednesday July 13, 2016
9:15 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
Registration for this event begins 6/29/2016.
Yoga is a fun and beneficial exercise for all ages! Join us as we take you on a fun yoga adventure, where you'll experience the fitness and calming benefits of yoga. Bring a yoga mat or large towel if you wish. Caregivers are welcome (not required). Only kids need to register.

Read and Play
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Wednesday July 13, 2016
11:00 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.

Learn to Juggle
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Wednesday July 13, 2016
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - Adults
Registration for this event begins 6/29/2016.
Learn the fun sport of juggling with juggler Kelly Heck as we toss balls and learn to keep them in the air! Bring your own juggling balls, so that you can practice later at home, or borrow ours for the program. All attendees need to register.

Babysitting Workshop
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Wednesday July 13, 2016
3:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - 17
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Come join us for a three day workshop (7/11, 7/12, 7/13) designed to build your babysitting skills. We will also talk about child safety, building first aid kits, and sharing activities to play with youth. Finally, participants will test their skills with a written test and a hands-on trial. Participants will be awarded a certificate upon completion of all three days of this workshop. This workshop does not offer CPR/first aid training.

Pajama Party Storytime: Around the World
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Wednesday July 13, 2016
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.

Family Storytime: Around the World
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Thursday July 14, 2016
9:45 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.

Bead Fun
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Thursday July 14, 2016
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 7 - 12
Registration for this event begins 6/30/2016.
Join us for an afternoon of bead fun! Make a cool beadie critter and some neat bead jewelry. All supplies will be provided.

Read to a Dog
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Thursday July 14, 2016
3:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - 12
Come ready to read to a book-loving dog! Bring a favorite book - or use one of ours - to improve your reading skills by sharing a story with our furry friends from Carroll County 4-H Dog Club. Dogs available from 3 - 5 PM.

Drop-In Knitting
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Thursday July 14, 2016
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 weight yarn - look for #4 on the label.

Summer Drop-In Crafts
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Monday July 18, 2016
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Get ready to make some great summer crafts! Crafts available from 10 AM - Noon. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Sports
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Tuesday July 19, 2016
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.