Calendar of Events - Westminster Branch Library

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Holiday Mail for Heroes
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Tuesday November 25, 2014
9:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Drop in anytime between Saturday November 22, 2014 and Wednesday, November 26, 2014 to create holiday cards for our veterans, military families and active duty service members. Cards and personal messages provide a welcome touch of home for our troops during the holiday season. You can make or sign donated holiday cards that we will mail through the Red Cross to troops around the world. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. During library hours.

Story Pals: Forest
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Tuesday November 25, 2014
10:00 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.

Read and Play
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Tuesday November 25, 2014
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
A storytime featuring lap games, tickles, bounces, and rhymes followed by a playgroup for meeting and mingling. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Evening Storytime: Forest
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Tuesday November 25, 2014
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
End your day in a special way! This storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Holiday Mail for Heroes
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Wednesday November 26, 2014
9:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Drop in anytime between Saturday November 22, 2014 and Wednesday, November 26, 2014 to create holiday cards for our veterans, military families and active duty service members. Cards and personal messages provide a welcome touch of home for our troops during the holiday season. You can make or sign donated holiday cards that we will mail through the Red Cross to troops around the world. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. During library hours.

Story Pals: Forest
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Wednesday November 26, 2014
10:00 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.

Read and Play
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Wednesday November 26, 2014
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
A storytime featuring lap games, tickles, bounces, and rhymes followed by a playgroup for meeting and mingling. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Minecraft and Munchies
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Wednesday November 26, 2014
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
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Drop in for an afternoon snack and some Minecraft challenges on our library server. Some will be in Creative, others in Survival mode. All attendees need to register.

Read and Play
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Monday December 1, 2014
9:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
A storytime featuring lap games, tickles, bounces and rhymes followed by a playgroup for meeting and mingling. With an adult caregiver.

On My Own: Homes
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Monday December 1, 2014
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
A theme-based storytime for children who are ready for an independent, small group experience. All adult caregivers are welcome.

Teen Advisory Board
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Monday December 1, 2014
3:30 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 start with snacks at 3:30, and officially get started at 3:45. Need service hours? We've got those too!

Story Pals: Homes
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Tuesday December 2, 2014
10:00 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 adult caregiver.

Read and Play
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Tuesday December 2, 2014
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
A storytime featuring lap games, tickles, bounces and rhymes followed by a playgroup for meeting and mingling. With an adult caregiver.

Appy Hour: e-Books, Digital Movies, and More!
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Tuesday December 2, 2014
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Do you have a tablet, smartphone or other device that uses apps? Drop in for Appy Hour, the first Tuesday of each month, for help with using FREE library apps such as Overdrive (e-books), Zinio (e-magazines), Mango (online language learning) and our newest app, hoopla (digital movies, audiobooks, and music)! Make sure to bring your device(s) with you for a personalized walk-through. Drop in anytime during the hour but remember that it is first come, first served. Refreshments will be served.

Evening Storytime: Homes
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Tuesday December 2, 2014
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
End your day in a special way! This storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Story Pals: Homes
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Wednesday December 3, 2014
10:00 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 adult caregiver.

Read and Play
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Wednesday December 3, 2014
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
A storytime featuring lap games, tickles, bounces and rhymes followed by a playgroup for meeting and mingling. With an adult caregiver.

Westminster Books Discussion Group: Dark Places by Gillian Flynn
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Wednesday December 3, 2014
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Please join us for a fun and exciting discussion of each month's featured title.

Story Pals: Homes
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Thursday December 4, 2014
10:00 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 adult caregiver.

Story Pals: Homes
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Thursday December 4, 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 adult caregiver.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Homes
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Thursday December 4, 2014
1:00 PM - 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.

Needle Nuts
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Thursday December 4, 2014
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Wanted: Knitters and crocheters of all levels. Would you like to share your projects, and talents, with others? Or do you want to learn how to knit or crochet? Then here’s your chance. Grab your needles and yarn (beginning knitters bring size 8 needles, crocheters a size H hook, and worsted weight, light-colored yarn) and join the rest of us at the Westminster Branch at our new time of 6 pm.

Preschool Science: It Moves!
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Friday December 5, 2014
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
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Help your preschool child discover science concepts with fun, hands-on experiments and activities. Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Only kids need to register.

Astronomical Wonders
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Saturday December 6, 2014
3:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Join the Westminster Astronomical Society as they view sunspots from 3 to 5 PM on the back sidewalk of the library. Later, enjoy a telescopic tour of the rising moon. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

An Interview and Tea with William Winchester
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Sunday December 7, 2014
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
In 1764 William Winchester laid out lots and streets on 16 acres of land called White's Level. This was the beginnings of Westminster. Join us for an afternoon tea with the city's founder, William Winchester, portrayed by Westminster resident and architect Dean Camlin. Winchester will be interviewed by Carroll County columnist and author Dean Minnich. Learn about the early days of Westminster and celebrate the city’s 250th anniversary. A Celebrating America program.

Read and Play
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Monday December 8, 2014
9:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
A storytime featuring lap games, tickles, bounces and rhymes followed by a playgroup for meeting and mingling. With an adult caregiver.

On My Own: Fruits & Vegetables
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Monday December 8, 2014
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
A theme-based storytime for children who are ready for an independent, small group experience. All adult caregivers are welcome.

Pretend to be a Time Traveler Day
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Monday December 8, 2014
3:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
December 8th has been declared Pretend to be a Time Traveler Day. The whole idea is to pretend for the day that you are a traveler from a different time - except that, of course, you can't actually tell people you're a time traveler, because where would the fun be in that? Join us for fun costumes, games, and interesting conversations about the past, present, and future. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Story Pals: Fruits & Vegetables
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Tuesday December 9, 2014
10:00 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 adult caregiver.

Read and Play
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Tuesday December 9, 2014
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
A storytime featuring lap games, tickles, bounces and rhymes followed by a playgroup for meeting and mingling. With an adult caregiver.

Evening Storytime: Fruits & Vegetables
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Tuesday December 9, 2014
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
End your day in a special way! This storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Story Pals: Fruits & Vegetables
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Wednesday December 10, 2014
10:00 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 adult caregiver.

Read and Play
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Wednesday December 10, 2014
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
A storytime featuring lap games, tickles, bounces and rhymes followed by a playgroup for meeting and mingling. With an adult caregiver.

Story Pals: Fruits & Vegetables
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Thursday December 11, 2014
10:00 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 adult caregiver.

Story Pals: Fruits & Vegetables
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Thursday December 11, 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 adult caregiver.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Fruits & Vegetables
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Thursday December 11, 2014
1:00 PM - 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.

Medicare 101
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Thursday December 11, 2014
4:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
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 1 hour workshop that will include the four parts of Medicare and how they work, Medicare Supplement (Medigap) plans, find out if you qualify for Medicare Savings Programs (all Savings Programs are not low-income programs), free preventive services offered by Medicare, and learn how to protect yourself from healthcare fraud. Presented by Tina Herrero-Backe, SHIP/SMP Coordinator.

Sounds of the Season
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Thursday December 11, 2014
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Join us for an evening of special music provided by the Carroll County String Project. Faculty and students will inspire you with a variety of holiday music performed on violin, flute, piano, and more. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Play Baby Play
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Friday December 12, 2014
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. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

American Girl and American History: Felicity (1774)
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Saturday December 13, 2014
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 12
Registration for this event begins 11/29/2014.
Step back in time with your 19-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. Only kids need to register. A Celebrating America program.

Yoga for Stress Relief
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Sunday December 14, 2014
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Registration for this event begins 11/30/2014.
Take time to unwind and de-stress during the hectic holiday season with a beginner’s yoga class taught by A Mindful Yoga Studio of Westminster. Yoga mats will be available or bring your own.

Read and Play
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Monday December 15, 2014
9:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
A storytime featuring lap games, tickles, bounces and rhymes followed by a playgroup for meeting and mingling. With an adult caregiver.

On My Own: Toys
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Monday December 15, 2014
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
A theme-based storytime for children who are ready for an independent, small group experience. All adult caregivers are welcome.

Story Pals: Toys
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Tuesday December 16, 2014
10:00 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 adult caregiver.

Read and Play
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Tuesday December 16, 2014
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
A storytime featuring lap games, tickles, bounces and rhymes followed by a playgroup for meeting and mingling. With an adult caregiver.

Evening Storytime: Toys
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Tuesday December 16, 2014
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
End your day in a special way! This storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.