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Fireside Storytime Series: Winter Clothing
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Saturday January 31, 2015
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Join us beside a crackling (faux) fire to enjoy stories, rhymes and crafts featuring some of our favorite things about winter. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Cupcake Decorating
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Sunday February 1, 2015
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - Adults
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Join Kupcakes and Co. as they give participants tips and pointers on creating edible gifts of the heart. All attendees need to register.

Read and Play
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Monday February 2, 2015
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: Down Under
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Monday February 2, 2015
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 February 2, 2015
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!

U.S. Colored Troops in the Civil War
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Monday February 2, 2015
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Join Bob O'Connor, author and historian, as he talks about the U.S. colored troops in the Civil War. Learn about the 209,000 black soldiers in the Union Army, the battles they were in, the casualties they encountered, and their experiences as prisoners of war. Books will be available for sale and signing. A Celebrating America program.

Story Pals: Down Under
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Tuesday February 3, 2015
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 February 3, 2015
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 February 3, 2015
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: Down Under
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Tuesday February 3, 2015
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: Down Under
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Wednesday February 4, 2015
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 February 4, 2015
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.

Medicare 101
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Wednesday February 4, 2015
5:00 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.

Westminster Books Discussion Group: The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion
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Wednesday February 4, 2015
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: Down Under
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Thursday February 5, 2015
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: Down Under
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Thursday February 5, 2015
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: Down Under
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Thursday February 5, 2015
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 February 5, 2015
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: Water Science
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Friday February 6, 2015
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 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Only kids need to register.

American Girls and American History: Addy (1864)
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Saturday February 7, 2015
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 12
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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.

Questions about Health Insurance?
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Sunday February 8, 2015
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
If you need information about the new health insurance laws or help applying for coverage, come to a free community forum at your local library. Feel free to drop in at any time and certified staff will be available to assist you. From 1 - 4:30 pm.

Read and Play
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Monday February 9, 2015
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: Winter
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Monday February 9, 2015
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: Winter
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Tuesday February 10, 2015
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 February 10, 2015
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: Winter
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Tuesday February 10, 2015
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: Winter
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Wednesday February 11, 2015
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 February 11, 2015
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.

Launching Your New Business
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Wednesday February 11, 2015
5:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Ready, set, and go! Launch your new business with confidence and on the right foot. Topics include: options for business entities; resources available to start-ups; costs of services needed; licensing and tax considerations; loans and financial resources; marketing on a budget; getting your business off the ground and finding customers. Instructed by Roger Voter. To register, visit www.carrollcc.edu/register/noncredit. No Cost Course #: MSB-101-B3

Story Pals: Winter
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Thursday February 12, 2015
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: Winter
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Thursday February 12, 2015
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: Winter
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Thursday February 12, 2015
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.

Play Baby Play
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Friday February 13, 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. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Be My Valentine
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Saturday February 14, 2015
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 10
Join us for crafts, stories, and games on this special day celebrating love! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Story Pals: Night
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Tuesday February 17, 2015
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 February 17, 2015
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: Night
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Tuesday February 17, 2015
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: Night
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Wednesday February 18, 2015
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 February 18, 2015
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: Night
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Thursday February 19, 2015
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: Night
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Thursday February 19, 2015
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: Night
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Thursday February 19, 2015
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.

Creative Play Time
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Friday February 20, 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.

Rockets to the Rescue
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Saturday February 21, 2015
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 7 - 12
Registration for this event begins 2/7/2015.
Your help is needed! We're looking for young science fans to embark on an engineering adventure. Utilizing a few pieces of PVC pipe and recycled materials, attendees will design and build stomp rockets and create a plan of how rockets could deliver food to an island during a crisis. This program is presented by a representative of Carroll County 4-H. Only kids need to register.