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Twos and Threes Together: On the Road
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Tuesday May 26, 2015
10:00 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.

Read and Play
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Tuesday May 26, 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: On the Road
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Tuesday May 26, 2015
7:00 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.

Twos and Threes Together: On the Road
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Wednesday May 27, 2015
10:00 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.

Read and Play
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Wednesday May 27, 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.

Twos and Threes Together: On the Road
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Thursday May 28, 2015
10:00 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.

Twos and Threes Together: On the Road
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Thursday May 28, 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.

Family Storytime: On the Road
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Thursday May 28, 2015
1:00 PM - 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.

American Girls and American History: Josefina (1824)
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Saturday May 30, 2015
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 12
Register for this event today!
Step back in time with your 18-inch doll or toy! Come experience the past with your doll through stories, crafts, and games. Find out what life was like for the American Girl characters in their diverse cultures and time periods in American history. A Celebrating America program. Only kids need to register.

Read and Play
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Monday June 1, 2015
9:30 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.

Ready Set School: Horses
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Monday June 1, 2015
10:30 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.

Teen Advisory Board
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Monday June 1, 2015
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - 17
Calling all teens looking for leadership roles in planning library programs. We want you for our Teen Advisory Board! Meetings will start with snacks, then we’ll get down to business around 6:00 pm. Need service hours? We’ve got those too!

Twos and Threes Together: Horses
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Tuesday June 2, 2015
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For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

Read and Play
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Tuesday June 2, 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: Horses
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Tuesday June 2, 2015
7:00 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.

Twos and Threes Together: Horses
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Wednesday June 3, 2015
10:00 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.

Read and Play
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Wednesday June 3, 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.

Westminster Book Discussion Group: Deadline by Sandra Brown
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Wednesday June 3, 2015
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For Adults
Please join us for a fun and exciting discussion of each month's featured title.

Twos and Threes Together: Horses
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Thursday June 4, 2015
10:00 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.

Twos and Threes Together: Horses
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Thursday June 4, 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.

Family Storytime: Horses
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Thursday June 4, 2015
1:00 PM - 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.

Needle Nuts
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Thursday June 4, 2015
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For Adults
Knitters and crocheters are all welcome to join this monthly gathering to share tips, projects, and patterns. Please join us!

Prediabetes: Are You Too Sweet?
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Thursday June 4, 2015
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Have you ever wondered what it means to have prediabetes? It's estimated that 1 in 3 American
adults have prediabetes and if left untreated, up to 30% of them will go on to have diabetes in
the next 5 years. Join a local diabetes educator for an informal discussion on what you should
know and what you can do to treat and potentially reverse this condition. We will focus on
concrete strategies and explore how the diet recommendations differ between diabetes and
prediabetes.

Creative Playtime
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Friday June 5, 2015
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 8
Play is a fantastic way for children to develop their critical thinking skills. Come join us for an open play time where children can be imaginative and creative while exploring blocks, LEGO® blocks, playdough, and more! Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Local Everyday Heroes: Bicycle Safety Talk & Inspection
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Saturday June 6, 2015
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Did you know that 2/3 of bicycle accidents in Maryland involve bicyclists under the age of 16? A trained police officer from the Westminster City Police Department will teach safe cycling practices and review bicycle laws, including recent helmet regulations. An officer can examine your bicycle and give input to help keep you safe on the road. Please bring your bicycle to the program. Depending on weather, the program will take place outside in the park. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

The Not So Tiny Home
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Saturday June 6, 2015
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For All Ages
The tiny home is sweeping the country as a topic of conversation. For most people the tiny home movement can be inspiration to downsize but for others, not so much! (A typical tiny home is about 200 square feet, the equivalent of one room and a loft.) Join Dr. Polly Bart, owner of Greenbuilders, Inc. and named Best Contractor for Baltimore in 2011 and 2013, as she discusses the possibilities for building a tiny home that isn’t quite so tiny. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Read and Play
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Monday June 8, 2015
9:30 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.

Ready Set School: Sounds
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Monday June 8, 2015
10:30 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.

Twos and Threes Together: Sounds
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Tuesday June 9, 2015
10:00 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.

Read and Play
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Tuesday June 9, 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: Sounds
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Tuesday June 9, 2015
7:00 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.

Twos and Threes Together: Sounds
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Wednesday June 10, 2015
10:00 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.

Read and Play
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Wednesday June 10, 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.

Twos and Threes Together: Sounds
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Thursday June 11, 2015
10:00 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.

Twos and Threes Together: Sounds
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Thursday June 11, 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.

Family Storytime: Sounds
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Thursday June 11, 2015
1:00 PM - 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.

Medicare 101
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Thursday June 11, 2015
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For Adults
Are you eligible for Medicare in the coming months? Do you already have Medicare and want to learn more? Join us for a free one hour workshop that will include the four parts of Medicare and how they work, Medicare Supplement (Medigap) plans, qualification requirements for Medicare Savings Programs (all Savings Programs are not low-income programs), free preventive services offered by Medicare, and how to protect yourself from healthcare fraud. Presented by Tina Herrero-Backe, SHIP/SMP Coordinator.

All Creatures Great and Small
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Thursday June 11, 2015
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For ages 12 - Adults
Misfits Animal Sanctuary is a group of animal professionals that promote animal welfare through actively helping animals in need, educating people about animals, and supporting or promoting abandoned animals of all sizes, whether they are strays or their owners simply cannot take care of them anymore. If you love animals, come to hear how you can help animals in need.

Play Baby Play
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Friday June 12, 2015
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 3
You're invited to a morning playgroup just for little ones! Come enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play with our toys, read a board book, enjoy music, and socialize with others. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Read and Play
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Monday June 15, 2015
9:30 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.

Ready Set School: Beach
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Monday June 15, 2015
10:30 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.