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Family Storytime: Baby Animals
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Thursday April 2, 2015
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.

Preschool Egg Hunt
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Saturday April 4, 2015
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 1 - 5
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Join the fun as we celebrate spring with a story, an easy craft, an egg hunt for preschoolers, and a treat. We'll start in the meeting room and hold our egg hunt on the floor of the library. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Spring Fling
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Monday April 6, 2015
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 6 - 10
Spring is in full swing! Join us for fun spring crafts, games, an egg hunt, and a special treat. Don't miss the fun! Activities from 1 - 2:30 PM. Refreshments will be served.

Twos and Threes Together: Friends
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Tuesday April 7, 2015
11:00 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 April 7, 2015
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - 17
Need service hours? Stop in and share your opinions with library staff about books, music, movies, and programs that you’d like to see at the Taneytown Branch. Refreshments will be served.

Ready Set School: Friends
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Wednesday April 8, 2015
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills. All adult caregivers are welcome.

Read and Play
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Wednesday April 8, 2015
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.

Pajama Party Storytime: Friends
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Wednesday April 8, 2015
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: Friends
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Thursday April 9, 2015
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.

Drop-In Knitting
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Thursday April 9, 2015
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.

Walk Carroll's Taneytown Walking Club
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Friday April 10, 2015
9:15 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
We are joining the Partnership for a Healthier Carroll
County to create a Walk Carroll Walking Club in Taneytown.
We will meet at the Taneytown Branch on Friday mornings,
starting 3/20 at 9:15 am. Join us as we kick off spring
time with a healthy start! If it rains, we will postpone
until the following week.

Health & Fitness Fun with Victoria Barry
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Friday April 10, 2015
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Join Victoria Barry Community Health Improvement Areas and Events Specialist from the Partnership for a Healthier Carroll County for a fun and informative session on getting and staying fit and healthy.

Chocolate and Chat
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Friday April 10, 2015
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 April 10, 2015
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Nothing clarifies thoughts and ideas like writing them down. Join a group of folks who meet monthly to encourage each other. Bring and share whatever you write: essays, poetry, stories, etc.

Magic: The Gathering®
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Saturday April 11, 2015
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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.

Modern Board Games at the Library
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Saturday April 11, 2015
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For ages 13 - Adults
People say we are now in a golden age of board games! From Dominion to Smash-Up, join us for a chance to play some modern board games and learn what the fuss is all about.

3D Printer Crash Course: Dare to Design!
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Monday April 13, 2015
5:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
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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 teens the process for designing your own models! Join us to learn about and try out this technology of the future. 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.

3D Printer Crash Course: Dare to Design!
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Monday April 13, 2015
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Register for this event today!
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.

Twos and Threes Together: Shapes
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Tuesday April 14, 2015
11:00 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.

Junior Gardener's Workshop: Dish Gardens
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Tuesday April 14, 2015
4:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 12
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Learn to make your own dish garden! The Silver Fancy Garden Club will share expertise and tips to help you express your creativity. All supplies will be provided.

Ready Set School: Shapes
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Wednesday April 15, 2015
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills. All adult caregivers are welcome.

Read and Play
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Wednesday April 15, 2015
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.

Pajama Party Storytime: Shapes
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Wednesday April 15, 2015
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: Shapes
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Thursday April 16, 2015
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.

Taneytown Adult Book Discussion Group: The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin
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Thursday April 16, 2015
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Join us for a lively discussion. New participants are always welcome! A Celebrating America program.

Walk Carroll's Taneytown Walking Club
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Friday April 17, 2015
9:15 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
We are joining the Partnership for a Healthier Carroll
County to create a Walk Carroll Walking Club in Taneytown.
We will meet at the Taneytown Branch on Friday mornings,
starting 3/20 at 9:15 am. Join us as we kick off spring
time with a healthy start! If it rains, we will postpone
until the following week.

Preschool Science: Earthworm Science
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Friday April 17, 2015
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
Registration for this event begins 4/3/2015.
Help your preschool child discover the excitement of science through hands-on experiments. Enjoy a STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, & math) learning experience as we study earthworms. With an adult caregiver; only kids need to register.

Read to a Dog
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Saturday April 18, 2015
10:00 AM - 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. Therapy dog/s available from 10:00 AM - Noon.

Buddhist Meditation
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Saturday April 18, 2015
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
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 helpful, followed by a meditation practice session. There will also be a Q&A for anyone wanting to learn more!

Preschool Math
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Monday April 20, 2015
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
Help your preschool child discover math fun with lots of hands-on activities. Enjoy a STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, & math) learning experience. With an adult caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Ducks
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Tuesday April 21, 2015
11:00 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.

Wire Wrapped Jewelry
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Tuesday April 21, 2015
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Registration for this event begins 4/7/2015.
Learn how to create beautiful jewelry through wire wrapping techniques. Make beaded rings, pendants, and whatever else your creativity inspires. All supplies provided.

Ready Set School: Ducks
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Wednesday April 22, 2015
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills. All adult caregivers are welcome.

Read and Play
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Wednesday April 22, 2015
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.

Pajama Party Storytime: Ducks
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Wednesday April 22, 2015
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: Ducks
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Thursday April 23, 2015
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.

Wild Nature: Owls
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Thursday April 23, 2015
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
Registration for this event begins 4/9/2015.
Join the fun as we explore nature through hands-on activities and learn about owls. With an adult caregiver; only kids need to register.

Take a Chance Day 2015
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Thursday April 23, 2015
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - 17
Join us for a fun evening playing games of chance. We'll give you 20 coins to start and you can play at our various game stations. You might win more coins! Or you could lose them all! At the end of the evening, you can cash in your coins on some yummy prizes! Will YOU take a chance?

Drop-In Knitting
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Thursday April 23, 2015
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.