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From Our Table to Yours: Share, Swap, & Take
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Thursday October 23, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Have an abundance of vegetables, fruits, and herbs from your garden? Consider sharing them with others! On Thursdays during September and October, the lobby of the Eldersburg Branch Library will have a table where you can share items from your home garden. We encourage community members to share, swap, and take what you are interested in trying!

Read and Play
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Thursday October 23, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 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.

Story Pals: Farm
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Thursday October 23, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:45 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.

KidWorks Kids Present: Happy Halloween
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Thursday October 23, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Join the KidWorks kids as they present a storytime filled with stories, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Discover Science: Who Lives in a Tree?
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Friday October 24, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 5
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This program is part of a nature and science series for preschoolers. We will read a story and learn about animals that live in trees through hands on activities. Only kids need to register. Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Created Equal Film Series: The Abolitionists
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Friday October 24, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - Adults
The Abolitionists vividly brings to life the struggles of the men and women who led the battle to end slavery. Through innovative use of reenactments, this three-episode series puts a face on the anti-slavery movement; William Lloyd Garrison, Frederick Douglass, Angelina Grimke, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and John Brown. Run time of 180 minutes. This film is part of the Created Equal: America's Civil Rights Struggle film series, sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. A Celebrating America program.

Work with a Master Gardener
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Saturday October 25, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - Adults
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Work with a Master Gardener at the Eldersburg Branch Library's Native Garden. The Carroll County Master Gardeners will be available for your questions while maintaining our garden from 9 - 11 am. Service hours are available for students ages 12 - 17. Wear your work clothes and bring gardening gloves. All attendees need to register.

Saturday Storytime: Farm
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Saturday October 25, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

PAWS to Read
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Saturday October 25, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 6 - 17
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Come to the library and read a story to a book-loving dog. Research shows that children enjoy improving their reading skills by practice reading to animals. Struggling readers are encouraged to participate. Only kids need to register.

Harp Music by Elaine Bryant
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Sunday October 26, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Have a relaxing Sunday afternoon at the library, while harp music fills the air. Local musician Elaine Bryant will play popular and classical songs. Can you name that tune? Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Reptiles
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Monday October 27, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - 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.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Reptiles
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Monday October 27, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:45 AM - 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.

Read and Play
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Tuesday October 28, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 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.

Read and Play
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Tuesday October 28, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:45 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.

Introduction to FIRST Tech Challenge: Robotics: Make Your Robot Go (software programmng)
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Tuesday October 28, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 10 - 15
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Learn all about robotics from design to building. This introductory interactive workshop will lead you through the process of design, building, and programing a robot. This is a three-part workshop.

DIY Wine Cork Wreath
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Tuesday October 28, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
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Wondering what you can do with those leftover wine corks? Let's make a cork wreath! We will supply the materials... you supply the creativity.

Story Pals: Reptiles
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Wednesday October 29, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 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.

Story Pals: Reptiles
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Wednesday October 29, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:45 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.

Heroes of Olympus Hoopla
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Wednesday October 29, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
3:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 9 - 15
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Aspiring Olympians, come celebrate the recent release of The Blood of Olympus, book five in Rick Riordan's popular Heroes of Olympus series! Don your toga for games, trivia, and ambrosia. Refreshments will be served.

From Our Table to Yours: Share, Swap, & Take
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Thursday October 30, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Have an abundance of vegetables, fruits, and herbs from your garden? Consider sharing them with others! On Thursdays during September and October, the lobby of the Eldersburg Branch Library will have a table where you can share items from your home garden. We encourage community members to share, swap, and take what you are interested in trying!

Read and Play
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Thursday October 30, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 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.

Story Pals: Reptiles
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Thursday October 30, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:45 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.

Halloween Storytime
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Friday October 31, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 6
You are invited to help us celebrate Halloween with stories, songs, activities and fun. Costumes appreciated. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Refreshments will be served.

Halloween Storytime
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Friday October 31, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 6
You are invited to help us celebrate Halloween with stories, songs, activities and fun. Costumes appreciated. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Refreshments will be served.

Saturday Storytime: Reptiles
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Saturday November 1, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Native American Storytime
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Saturday November 1, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
11:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Please join Loretta Eller, a Cherokee Native American, as she tells us about her ancestors using stories and music in celebration of Native American Month. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. A Celebrating America program.

You and Health Insurance - Making a Smart Choice
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Sunday November 2, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
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This two-hour program will help you analyze your health care needs, compare insurance plans, and apply knowledge learned to make a smart health insurance choice based on what you can afford. You will get a consumer workbook and learn to use tools that will help you feel more confident in making your health insurance choices.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Food
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Monday November 3, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - 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.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Food
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Monday November 3, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:45 AM - 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.

Pajama Storytime
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Monday November 3, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
There is nothing better than bedtime stories with cookies and milk. Wear your PJs to this cozy storytime. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Refreshments will be served.

Read and Play
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Tuesday November 4, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 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.

Read and Play
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Tuesday November 4, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:45 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.

American Girl: Celebrate Josefina
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Tuesday November 4, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 6 - 12
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Bring your American Girl doll or favorite toy to the library for a Mexican fiesta in celebration of Josefina. Refreshments will be served. Only kids need to register. This program is presented in collaboration with the One Maryland One Book initiative of the Maryland Humanities Council. A Celebrating America program.

Yo-Yo Club
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Tuesday November 4, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 7 - Adults
Discover a great time, meet fun people, learn and practice tricks to amaze your friends at our yo-yo club. Please bring your favorite yo-yo. Experts and beginners welcome.

Story Pals: Food
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Wednesday November 5, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 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.

Story Pals: Food
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Wednesday November 5, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:45 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.

Solutions to Joint Pain and Stiffness
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Wednesday November 5, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
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Do you find yourself slowing down and being side-lined because of joint pain and stiffness? Come and learn about some common causes of arthritis and how you can stay in the game of life by caring for your joints. We will explore some of the current treatments and recommendations for maintaining bone and joint health.

Holiday Cards for Heroes
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Wednesday November 5, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 13 - Adults
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Create a hand stamped card to send to the Holiday Mail for Heroes program. The American Red Cross delivers these cards to veterans, military families, and active duty service members around the world. Make a second card to take home for yourself. All supplies will be provided, but please bring a tape runner if you own one. A Celebrating America program.

Read and Play
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Thursday November 6, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 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.

Story Pals: Food
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Thursday November 6, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:45 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.

Teen Volunteer Time
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Thursday November 6, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - 17
Need service hours? Help the library! We are looking for young adults who would like to earn service hours! Help the library prepare crafts for storytime, pull library materials from the shelves, and do other special projects. Come and earn service hours, it's just that easy!

Author Signing with Jessica McHugh
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Thursday November 6, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
7:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - Adults
Jessica McHugh is an author of speculative fiction spanning the genre from horror and alternate history to young adult. A 2013 Pulp Ark nominee, she has devoted herself to novels, short stories, poetry, and playwriting. Mrs. McHugh will be discussing her exciting new young adult series and its first book, Darla Decker Hates to Wait. A frank and funny look at the path to adulthood, Darla Decker Hates to Wait begins a journey of love, loss, and the nitty-gritty of growing up through Darla Decker’s eyes. Refreshments will be served.

Tinker Tots
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Friday November 7, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 5
Registration for this event begins 10/24/2014.
A little push, a twist, a turn. Keep those little fingers busy and experimenting in our library Tinkertown. Fun, playful activities will engage the mind and body as your child builds their fine motor skills and creativity. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Only kids 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.

Saturday Storytime: Food
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Saturday November 8, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

LEGO® Creations
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Saturday November 8, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - Adults
Want to build a castle? Or a spaceship? Or something totally new and different? Join us for a LEGO® program where you can build whatever you would like! We supply the blocks and you supply the creativity! Bring your dad or your mom and build together!

Disney Pin Swap
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Saturday November 8, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
12:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Disney has always offered collectible Disney pins in each of its parks, but with the kickoff of Walt Disney World's Millennium Celebration in October 1999, they began a new tradition of Disney Pin trading. Now thousands of people trade each day around the world. Join us for a Disney pin swap in the café area to swap and trade your Disney pins and leave with new and treasured ones! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Free Spirit Book Club: Changeling by Philippa Gregory
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Saturday November 8, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Join us for discussion about our chosen book.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Pets
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Monday November 10, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - 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.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Pets
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Monday November 10, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:45 AM - 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.

Minecraft in the Afternoon
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Monday November 10, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 15
Registration for this event begins 10/27/2014.
Come play Minecraft with other players on our special library Minecraft server.

Favorite Friends: Little Princess Stories by Tony Ross
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Monday November 10, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Join us for stories, songs, and a craft about a featured, well-loved book character. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Story Pals: Pets
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Wednesday November 12, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 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.

Piney Run Nature Center + Carroll County Public Library = FUN!!!: Turkeys
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Wednesday November 12, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 6
Calling all children who enjoy great stories and beautiful nature walks! Join CCPL staff as we partner with Piney Run Nature Center staff for special morning activities filled with stories, hikes, crafts, and more. Come to one or all sessions. This is an offsite program held in partnership with and on location at Piney Run Nature Center; park gate fee applies. For details and registration call 410.795.6043 or e-mail mbukowitz@ccg.carr.org. Registration required! All children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Story Pals: Pets
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Wednesday November 12, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:45 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.

Launching Your New Business
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Wednesday November 12, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
5:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Ready, set, 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. This class runs from 5:30 pm to 8:45 pm. Register through Carroll Community College at 410-386-8100 or www.carrollcc.edu. Your instructor will be Roger Voter.

Minecraft at Night
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Wednesday November 12, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 15
Registration for this event begins 10/29/2014.
Come play Minecraft with other players on our special library Minecraft server.

Knit Wits
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Wednesday November 12, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - Adults
Beginners, please bring a light colored worsted weight yarn and size 8 needles to the class. If you know how to knit please come and bring your project.

Read and Play
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Thursday November 13, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 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.

Story Pals: Pets
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Thursday November 13, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:45 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.

Service Learning Hours: KidWorks
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Thursday November 13, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
5:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - 17
KidWorks meets twice a month. At the 1st meeting we spend an hour planning a storytime for younger kids. At the 2nd meeting (9/25, 10/23, and 11/20) we present the storytime. You must come to both meetings to earn 3 service learning hours.

Dealing with Stress through the Holidays and Beyond
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Thursday November 13, 2014
Eldersburg Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Don't let stress take the joy from this holiday season--or any other time! A health coach from WellAdvantage, an award-winning Sykesville-based wellness company, will help you identify your stressors, understand how stress affects your health, and learn stress management techniques to keep you feeling your best during even the busiest times.

Story Pals: Colors
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Thursday October 23, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
9:45 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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Thursday October 23, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
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.

Come Learn with Me @ the Library: Math
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Friday October 24, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 5
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Please join us for a playgroup for children and their caretakers to learn and play together! This special program will feature a variety of play centers and will include time for reading, artwork, lots of play and plenty of surprises, all while building skill development and school readiness! Space is limited and registration is required. Please register children only, but an adult is expected to attend with the child. In partnership with the Kiwanis Club of Westminster.

Ultimate Zombie Survival Tag
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Saturday October 25, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
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Can you outrun the zombie horde? Test your skills using foam dart blasters at the Finksburg Branch Library and see if you'd survive the zombie apocalypse. Program is weather dependent. Only kids need to register

Growing Up Wild: Looking at Leaves
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Monday October 27, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 7
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Join us as we explore nature and science together. Help your child discover the wonders of the world around us! Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Read and Play
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Tuesday October 28, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
9:45 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.

Story Pals: Clothes
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Tuesday October 28, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
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 accompanying adult caregiver.

On My Own: Clothes
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Tuesday October 28, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
1:30 PM - 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.

3rd Annual Pumpkin Carving Lab for Adults
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Tuesday October 28, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
5:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
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Humorous, beautiful, or scary; engrave the orange vegetable as centerpiece or lawn ornament. Our designs, your pumpkin. We will supply the tools. Refreshments will be served.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Clothes
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Wednesday October 29, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - 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.

On My Own: Clothes
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Wednesday October 29, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
1:30 PM - 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.

Evening Storytime: Clothes
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Wednesday October 29, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
6:30 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: Clothes
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Thursday October 30, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
9:45 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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Thursday October 30, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
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.

NaNoWriMo Write-Ins
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Saturday November 1, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
9:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
November is National Novel Writing Month! Need a place to work on that next chapter? Have writer's block or stuck on some tricky spelling or grammar? In dire need of a change of space? Never fear, the library is here. Let us help you unleash your inner novelist. We'll save space for you all day so you can reach your word count goal. Good luck! Refreshments will be served.

Read and Play
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Tuesday November 4, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
9:45 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.

Story Pals: Farm
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Tuesday November 4, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
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 accompanying adult caregiver.

On My Own: Farm
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Tuesday November 4, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
1:30 PM - 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.

The Faith Club: Living in the Shadow of the Cross: Understanding and Resisting the Power and Privilege of Christian Hegemony by Paul Kivel, led by Nan Nelson
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Tuesday November 4, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
If you are interested in reading about faith and having an interfaith dialog, we invite you to join the discussion at The Faith Club, where a broad spectrum of beliefs will be explored in an informative and respectful atmosphere. The program is presented by Carroll County Interfaith Council and hosted by Carroll County Public Library. Find us on Facebook for more information, or call the Finksburg Branch at 410-386-4505.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Farm
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Wednesday November 5, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
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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.

On My Own: Farm
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Wednesday November 5, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
1:30 PM - 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.

Evening Storytime: Farm
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Wednesday November 5, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
6:30 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: Farm
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Thursday November 6, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
9:45 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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Thursday November 6, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
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.

NaNoWriMo Write-Ins
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Saturday November 8, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
9:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
November is National Novel Writing Month! Need a place to work on that next chapter? Have writer's block or stuck on some tricky spelling or grammar? In dire need of a change of space? Never fear, the library is here. Let us help you unleash your inner novelist. We'll save space for you all day so you can reach your word count goal. Good luck! Refreshments will be served.

PAWS to Read
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Saturday November 8, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - 17
Registration for this event begins 10/25/2014.
Come to the library and read a story to a book-loving dog. Research shows that children enjoy improving their reading skills by practice reading to animals. Registration preferred, but walk-ins welcome! Only kids need to register.

Happy Un-Birthday Party
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Monday November 10, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 6
Registration for this event begins 10/27/2014.
Is today your un-birthday? It's mine too! Let's celebrate with books, songs, games, and cake! You're welcome to come even if it IS your birthday! Only kids need to register. Refreshments will be served.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Reptiles
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Wednesday November 12, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
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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.

On My Own: Reptiles
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Wednesday November 12, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
1:30 PM - 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.

Evening Storytime: Reptiles
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Wednesday November 12, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
6:30 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: Reptiles
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Thursday November 13, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
9:45 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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Thursday November 13, 2014
Finksburg Branch Library
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.

Story Pals: ABCs
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Thursday October 23, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
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.

Mount Airy Senior Book Discussion Group: The Paris Wife by Paula McLain
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Thursday October 23, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
12:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Join us at the Mount Airy Senior Center for a discussion of this month's book!

iPod Day
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Thursday October 23, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
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On October 23, 2001, Apple introduced the iPod, forever changing the way we purchase and transport music. Since its humble inception, the iPod has transformed into a variety of Apple portable devices, such as the iPad, the iPhone, and a multitude of iPods in different shapes, sizes, and colors. The ever-expanding features and apps can be overwhelming, but we are here to help! Join us for a hands-on workshop about some of the cool stuff you can do with your Apple portable device. We’ll cover topics like: What is the iCloud and why would I use it? What free apps can I get that will help streamline my everyday life? And…FaceTime, huh?! Be sure to bring your iPod, iPad, or iPhone! All attendees need to register.

On My Own: ABCs
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Friday October 24, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
10:00 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.

Year-Round Family Storytime: ABCs
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Friday October 24, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
11:00 AM - 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.

Saturday Storytime: ABCs
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Saturday October 25, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Read and Play
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Monday October 27, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
9:45 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.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Halloween (Costumes welcome, refreshments will be served.)
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Tuesday October 28, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
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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.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Halloween (Costumes welcome, refreshments will be served.)
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Tuesday October 28, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
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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.

Calling All Call the Midwife Fans
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Tuesday October 28, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Are you anxiously awaiting the upcoming Christmas Special and Season Four? Get on your (pretend) bike and pedal over to join other lovers of the PBS Series. Go back into time and enjoy the sights and sounds of the late forties and early fifties to discuss all things Call the Midwife. Come dressed in your period finest (if you’d like) because you never know which of your favorite characters may be making an appearance! Refreshments will be served.

Read and Play
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Wednesday October 29, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
9:45 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.

Story Pals: Halloween (Costumes welcome, refreshments will be served.)
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Wednesday October 29, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
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 accompanying adult caregiver.

Ghoulish Goodies
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Wednesday October 29, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - 10
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Get ready for Halloween by making some delicious treats. We
will decorate cupcakes, cookies, and other sweets in a
spooky motif. Refreshments will be served. Only kids need
to register.

Story Pals: Halloween (Costumes welcome, refreshments will be served.)
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Thursday October 30, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
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.

On My Own: Halloween (Costumes welcome, refreshments will be served.)
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Friday October 31, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
10:00 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.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Halloween (Costumes welcome, refreshments will be served.)
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Friday October 31, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
11:00 AM - 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.

Halloween Drop-In Crafts
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Friday October 31, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
It's Halloween! Before you head out today for tricks and treats, come by the library and make some creative themed crafts. Feel free to come in costume. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Saturday Storytime: Halloween (Costumes welcome, refreshments will be served.)
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Saturday November 1, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Read and Play
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Monday November 3, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
9:45 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.

Wild West Party
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Monday November 3, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
2:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
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Put on your cowgirl and cowboy hats and gallop to the library for some wild fun! We’ll celebrate with themed music, stories, snacks, and crafts. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Refreshments will be served. Only kids need to register.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Colors
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Tuesday November 4, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
10:00 AM - 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.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Colors
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Tuesday November 4, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
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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.

It's Not a Box!
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Tuesday November 4, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
2:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 6
If it's not a box, what is it? Is that stick just a stick or is it a sword or maybe a fishing pole? Join us for some inventive stories and then have a chance to use some ordinary boxes and sticks to make extra-ordinary fun. Join us and discover the creative magic that can happen when you combine boxes, sticks, glue, and your imagination. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Night Owls: Build It, Fly It!
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Tuesday November 4, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
Hey all of you teen night owls, looking for a place to spend some time during the evening and have fun? Come to the library and hang out with friends. Join us in the young adult department for a make-and-take craft and even try a board game. The possibilities are endless, so don’t miss out!

Read and Play
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Wednesday November 5, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
9:45 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.

Empty Nesters
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Wednesday November 5, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
The kids are back in school. If you are used to caring for your child all day, but now have a gap of time when you are on your own, are you looking for something to do? Why not come meet other parents who are also in the same boat? Moms and dads need social lives too! We will have a space to chat, sip on some coffee, and have a small craft available. Stop by, meet some new friends, and have fun!

Story Pals: Colors
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Wednesday November 5, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
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 accompanying adult caregiver.

Story Pals: Colors
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Thursday November 6, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
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.

Learn the Secrets of a Big Loser!
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Thursday November 6, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Are fast food, sweets, soda and video games having too much of an influence on your family? Join Dan Strayton, General Manager of Health Unlimited Family Fitness as he gives advice on the strategies he used to help Noah Biingo Gray, a teen contestant on the TV show The Biggest Loser. Biingo and his parents had a combined weight loss of over 200 lbs during his time on the show and continue to work out regularly at Health Unlimited. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

On My Own: Colors
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Friday November 7, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
10:00 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.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Colors
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Friday November 7, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
11:00 AM - 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.

Saturday Storytime: Colors
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Saturday November 8, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Read and Play
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Monday November 10, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
9:45 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.

Read and Play
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Wednesday November 12, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
9:45 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.

Story Pals: Clothes
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Wednesday November 12, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
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 accompanying adult caregiver.

Android Phone Home!
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Wednesday November 12, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Registration for this event begins 10/29/2014.
Having trouble making contact with your Android smartphone? Join us as we show you some great free apps for your phone to get the most out of your megabytes. Be sure to bring
your Android smartphone with you. Android is a trademark of Google Inc. All attendees need to register.

Story Pals: Clothes
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Thursday November 13, 2014
Mount Airy Branch Library
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.

Year-Round Family Story time: All About Me
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Thursday October 23, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
10:00 AM - 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.

Read and Play
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Friday October 24, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
10:30 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 accompanying adult caregiver.

Come Learn with Me @ the Library: Rhyming
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Monday October 27, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 5
Please join us for a playgroup for children and their caretakers to learn and play together! This special program will feature a variety of play centers and will include time for reading, artwork, lots of play and plenty of surprises, all while building skill development and school readiness! An adult is expected to attend with the child. In partnership with the Kiwanis Club of Westminster.

North Carroll Writers Group
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Monday October 27, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Interested in writing? Want to meet others who are too? The NCWG is dedicated to helping people improve their writing. We meet semi-monthly to share our work in a non-judgmental atmosphere. If you would like to learn more, please join us.

North Carroll Book Discussion Group: The Painted Girls by Cathy Marie Buchanan
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Monday October 27, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Join us for an entertaining and enlightening evening of spirited discussion of this month's book. New members are always welcome!

Move and Learn: Forest
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Tuesday October 28, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 6
A theme-based storytime featuring an age-appropriate story, songs, and learning activities, with a concentration on creative movement. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Year-Round Family Story time: Forest
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Wednesday October 29, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
10:00 AM - 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.

Teen Time
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Wednesday October 29, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
Drop in any time between 2 and 3 for games, crafts, and snacks. Do one activity or do them all! Bring your friends!

Pajama Party Storytime : Forest
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Wednesday October 29, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
6:45 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.

Manufacturing Segars in Manchester
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Wednesday October 29, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
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Join Senator Joe Getty in a discussion about the cigar factories that flourished in Manchester between 1870 and 1930. As the nation’s economy evolved during the Industrial Revolution in the late 1800s, Manchester found itself at a competitive disadvantage when it failed to keep a railroad line to serve the community. Manchester found a niche market, however, in manufacturing cigars at a time when smoking tobacco by segars became increasing popular throughout the nation. A Celebrating America program.

Year-Round Family Story time: Forest
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Thursday October 30, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
10:00 AM - 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.

Battle of the Books Information Session
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Thursday October 30, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Parents and coaches of CCPS students thinking about being part of the Battle of the Books competition are strongly encouraged to attend an information session. We will share information about the battle, the books, the rules, and give preparation tips for both the elementary and middle school battles.

Boo Bash
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Friday October 31, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Join us for fun scary stories followed by a costume parade. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Refreshments will be served.

Read and Play: Special Program : Boo Bash
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Friday October 31, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
10:30 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 accompanying adult caregiver.

LEGO® Creations
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Saturday November 1, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Want to build a castle? Or a spaceship? Or something totally new and different? Join us for a LEGO® program where you can build whatever you would like! We supply the blocks and you supply the creativity! Bring your dad or your mom and build together! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Growing Up Wild: Spider Web Wonders
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Monday November 3, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 7
Join us as we explore nature and science together. Help your child discover the wonders of the world around us! Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

North Carroll Knitters Night
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Monday November 3, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Knitters and crocheters are all welcome to join this semi-monthly gathering to share tips, projects, and patterns!

Move and Learn: ABCs
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Tuesday November 4, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 6
A theme-based storytime featuring an age-appropriate story, songs, and learning activities, with a concentration on creative movement. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Make Your Own Holiday Greeting Cards
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Tuesday November 4, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
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Add a personal touch to your holiday greetings! Learn card making techniques as you create beautiful holiday cards. Join us for this fun and productive card making session! All supplies provided. All attendees need to register.

Teen Writing Group
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Tuesday November 4, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
Join other teen writers and share your work, give and receive feedback, as well as talk about the writing process. Refreshments will be served.

Year-Round Family Story time: ABC's
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Wednesday November 5, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
10:00 AM - 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.

Pajama Party Storytime : ABCs
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Wednesday November 5, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
6:45 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.

Year-Round Family Story time: ABC's
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Thursday November 6, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
10:00 AM - 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.

Genealogy Basics: Baltimore as the Golden Door for Immigrants
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Thursday November 6, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Join genealogist Debra Hoffman, as she presents the importance of Baltimore as a major entry point for immigrants to America. Learn about Baltimore's history and the sources available to document individuals who arrived through this port. This program is for beginners. A Celebrating America program.

Read and Play
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Friday November 7, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
10:30 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 accompanying adult caregiver.

Paper Flower Workshop
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Saturday November 8, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Registration for this event begins 10/25/2014.
Join artist and librarian, Sharon Wolf, as she shows how to create 3 different paper flowers beautiful enough for your holiday centerpiece. No experience necessary. All supplies will be provided.

Come Learn with Me @ the Library: Narrative Skills
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Monday November 10, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 5
Please join us for a playgroup for children and their caretakers to learn and play together! This special program will feature a variety of play centers and will include time for reading, artwork, lots of play and plenty of surprises, all while building skill development and school readiness! An adult is expected to attend with the child. In partnership with the Kiwanis Club of Westminster.

North Carroll Writers Group
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Monday November 10, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Interested in writing? Want to meet others who are too? The NCWG is dedicated to helping people improve their writing. We meet semi-monthly to share our work in a non-judgmental atmosphere. If you would like to learn more, please join us.

Year-Round Family Story time: Bears
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Wednesday November 12, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
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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.

North Carroll Senior Book Discussion Group: The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
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Wednesday November 12, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
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For Adults
Please join us for a discussion of this month's book at the North Carroll Senior Center.

Pajama Party Storytime : Bears
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Wednesday November 12, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
6:45 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.

Year-Round Family Story time: Bears
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Thursday November 13, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
10:00 AM - 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.

Read to a Dog Friend
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Thursday November 13, 2014
North Carroll Branch Library
6:45 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 4 - 12
Registration for this event begins 10/30/2014.
Carroll County 4-H Seeing Eye Puppy Raising Program will bring puppies in training for library friends to read to. Only kids need to register.

Year-Round Family Storytime: School Days
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Thursday October 23, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
9:45 AM - 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.

Drop-In Knitting
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Thursday October 23, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
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.

Come Learn with Me @ the Library: Comprehension
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Friday October 24, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 5
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Please join us for a playgroup for children and their caretakers to learn and play together! This special program will feature a variety of play centers and will include time for reading, artwork, lots of play and plenty of surprises, all while building skill development and school readiness! Space is limited and registration is required. Please register children only, but an adult is expected to attend with the child. In partnership with the Kiwanis Club of Westminster.

Sloppy Saturday Drop-In Crafts
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Saturday October 25, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Need something fun to do with the kids? Like to create and express yourself with art? Drop in to the library and join the fun making crafts with leftover bits and pieces from storytime. 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Paranormal Society Talk
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Saturday October 25, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
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For ages 13 - Adults
Join us to learn about paranormal investigations, presented by the Fairfield Paranormal Society. This group has conducted investigations, collected historical research, participated in scientific and psychic readings, and has obtained audio, video, and photos of paranormal activity. They will have lots of interesting information to share!

Story Pals: Halloween Party (Refreshments will be served and costumes are welcome.)
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Tuesday October 28, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
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 accompanying adult caregiver.

Ready, Set...School: Halloween Party (Refreshments will be served and costumes are welcome.)
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Wednesday October 29, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 5
An independent learning time - for children preparing to enter pre-K and kindergarten - with hands-on fun activities which teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills.

Bounce into Books: Halloween Party (Refreshments will be served and costumes are welcome.)
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Wednesday October 29, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 3
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement - followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice play skills while grownups socialize. With an accompanying adult caregiver. Siblings are welcome.

Pajama Party Storytime: Halloween Party (Refreshments will be served and costumes are welcome.)
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Wednesday October 29, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
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.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Halloween Party (Refreshments will be served and costumes are welcome.)
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Thursday October 30, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
9:45 AM - 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.

Ladies Night Out: Candle Making
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Thursday October 30, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
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Join us for a fun evening of crafting, chatting, and chowing. We'll be making candles while enjoying each other's company and some tasty treats. Refreshments will be served.

Math for Me
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Friday October 31, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
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Help your preschool child discover math fun with plenty of hands-on activities! With an adult caregiver; only children need to be registered.

LEGO® Creations
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Saturday November 1, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - Adults
Want to build a castle? Or a spaceship? Or something totally new and different? Join us for a LEGO® program where you can build whatever you would like! We supply the blocks and you supply the creativity! Bring your dad or your mom and build together!

3D Printer Crash Course: Dare to Design!
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Saturday November 1, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 13 - Adults
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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 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.

Teen Advisory Board
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Monday November 3, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
6:00 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.

Story Pals: Storytime Favorites
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Tuesday November 4, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
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 accompanying adult caregiver.

Think Your Drink!
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Tuesday November 4, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 12
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Explore the world of what you drink! Learn how milk is different and see how much sugar is in some popular sports drinks and sodas. Experiment and taste some delicious, healthy drink options.

Galaxy T-Shirts
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Tuesday November 4, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 13 - 17
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Spice up an old t-shirt to reflect the stars and galaxies of the night sky. Bring in a shirt or other article of clothing to decorate, preferably in a dark color. You may get messy, so dress accordingly.

Ready, Set...School: Storytime Favorites
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Wednesday November 5, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 5
An independent learning time - for children preparing to enter pre-K and kindergarten - with hands-on fun activities which teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills.

Bounce into Books
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Wednesday November 5, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 3
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement - followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice play skills while grownups socialize. With an accompanying adult caregiver. Siblings are welcome.

Pajama Party Storytime: Storytime Favorites
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Wednesday November 5, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
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.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Storytime Favorites
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Thursday November 6, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
9:45 AM - 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.

Come Learn with Me @ the Library: Alphabetic Principle
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Friday November 7, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 5
Registration for this event begins 10/24/2014.
Please join us for a playgroup for children and their caretakers to learn and play together! This special program will feature a variety of play centers and will include time for reading, artwork, lots of play and plenty of surprises, all while building skill development and school readiness! Space is limited and registration is required. Please register children only, but an adult is expected to attend with the child. In partnership with the Kiwanis Club of Westminster.

Chocolate and Chat
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Friday November 7, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
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 November 7, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
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. No previous experience is necessary. Just bring a pen, notebook, or laptop.

Magic: The Gathering®
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Saturday November 8, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
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.

Unplug and Play
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Saturday November 8, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - Adults
Checkers, Chess, Mancala, Chinese Checkers, Yahtzee, Uno, Crazy Eight, Apples to Apples. Whatever your game, we've got them all. Bring your friends and family for a fun afternoon of classic games. 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM.

Modern Board Games at the Library
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Saturday November 8, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 13 - Adults
People say we are now in a golden age of board games! From Dominion to Super Smash-Up, join us for a chance to play some modern board games and learn what the fuss is all about.

Be a Pokémon® Master!
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Saturday November 8, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
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For ages 10 - Adults
Have you ever wanted to have your own adventures in the Pokémon® world? Join us at the library to try a tabletop Pokémon® RPG and see how well you do. We will have a game master to lead you through the game, and will have pre-generated characters if you don't want to make one yourself. Don't miss out on the fun!

Mommy & Me
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Monday November 10, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Registration for this event begins 10/27/2014.
Have you ever thought to yourself, What am I going to do with these kids? We have lots of ideas! We'll share some fun educational activities that you can enjoy with your children - and you'll make a special project to take home. While you're working, your children can enjoy a special playtime together. (Babies are welcome but might make crafting a challenge. You may want to come with a friend or consider a sitter for this program if your child is under 3.) All supplies will be provided. All attendees need to register.

Ready, Set...School: Forest
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Wednesday November 12, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 5
An independent learning time - for children preparing to enter pre-K and kindergarten - with hands-on fun activities which teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills.

Bounce into Books
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Wednesday November 12, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 3
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement - followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice play skills while grownups socialize. With an accompanying adult caregiver. Siblings are welcome.

Pajama Party Storytime: Forest
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Wednesday November 12, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
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.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Forest
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Thursday November 13, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
9:45 AM - 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.

Messy Art
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Thursday November 13, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
Registration for this event begins 10/30/2014.
Paint and scissors and glue, oh my! It's time to create your very own messy masterpiece! We'll share a story or two, then create our own works of art. Please dress to get messy. With an accompanying caregiver. Only kids need to register.

Drop-In Knitting
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Thursday November 13, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
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.

Holiday Cards for Heroes
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Thursday November 13, 2014
Taneytown Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 13 - Adults
Celebrate World Kindness Day by creating a hand-stamped card to send to the Holiday Mail for Heroes program. The American Red Cross delivers these holiday cards to veterans, military families, and active duty service members around the world. Create a second card to take home for yourself. All supplies will be provided, but if you own a tape runner or paper cutter, please bring them with you. A Celebrating America program.

Story Pals: Pets
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Thursday October 23, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
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.

Story Pals: Pets
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Thursday October 23, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
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 accompanying adult caregiver.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Pets
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Thursday October 23, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
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.

Ghost Walk of Westminster
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Thursday October 23, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 10 - Adults
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Join us for a ghost presentation and stroll through Westminster to visit our local ghosts and legends. The walk is approximately 1.5 miles. Children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult. All attendees need to register. A Celebrating America program.

Kindermusik
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Friday October 24, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 7
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Play, learn, sing, dance, create, and share in the fun of making music together in this unique opportunity for children and an adult caregiver to interact and learn together in an unhurried and joyful manner. The class encourages your child to uncover an engaging musical world while building confidence, self-control, and communications skills. Singing, imitating sounds, rhyming, and object identification foster language skills, while creative movement to various musical moods develops a sense of balance, timing, and spatial awareness. All children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Only kids need to register.

Ghost Walk of Westminster
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Friday October 24, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 10 - Adults
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Join us for a ghost presentation and stroll through Westminster to visit our local ghosts and legends. The walk is approximately 1.5 miles. Children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult. All attendees need to register. A Celebrating America program.

Halloween Spooktacular
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Saturday October 25, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
3:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 7 - Adults
Ghosts, witches, and monsters of fright, don't miss the call of Halloween night. Come one, come all for a night of fright. Take a stroll through the library's haunted rooms...if you dare!! Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult. From 3 - 8 pm.

Read and Play
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Monday October 27, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
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 accompanying adult caregiver.

On My Own: Dads
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Monday October 27, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
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.

Ghost Walk of Westminster
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Monday October 27, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 10 - Adults
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Join us for a ghost presentation and stroll through Westminster to visit our local ghosts and legends. The walk is approximately 1.5 miles. Children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult. All attendees need to register. A Celebrating America program.

Story Pals: Dads
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Tuesday October 28, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
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 October 28, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
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: Dads
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Tuesday October 28, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
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: Dads
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Wednesday October 29, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
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 October 29, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
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.

Pumpkin Palooza II
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Wednesday October 29, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
3:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 11
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Join us for our 2nd Annual Pumpkin Palooza! Come learn about how pumpkins grow, play pumpkin games, and decorate your very own pumpkin to take home! The friendly staff from Living Waters Garden Center in Westminster will join us for our pumpkin adventure! Yummy snacks will be served! Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Refreshments will be served. Only kids need to register.

Ghost Walk of Westminster
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Wednesday October 29, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 10 - Adults
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Join us for a ghost presentation and stroll through Westminster to visit our local ghosts and legends. The walk is approximately 1.5 miles. Children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult. All attendees need to register. A Celebrating America program.

Story Pals: Dads
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Thursday October 30, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
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.

Story Pals: Dads
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Thursday October 30, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
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 accompanying adult caregiver.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Dads
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Thursday October 30, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
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.

A Night in Cuba
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Thursday October 30, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 10 - Adults
Although Cuba is not at the top of their list of usual travel destinations, more and more Americans have begun visiting this Caribbean island now that President Obama has eased travel restrictions. A short documentary film will be shown that explores Cuban topography, religious practices, cuisine, education, etc. You will also see lots of pictures taken by some Carroll County travelers who had a chance to visit this beautiful island recently on a trip arranged through The Carroll County Chamber of Commerce.

Little Monsters Storytime
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Friday October 31, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 5
Monsters aren’t so scary after all! Join us for fun stories, activities, and crafts that show that monsters can be just like us! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Ghost Walk of Westminster
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Friday October 31, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 10 - Adults
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Join us for a ghost presentation and stroll through Westminster to visit our local ghosts and legends. The walk is approximately 1.5 miles. Children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult. All attendees need to register. A Celebrating America program.

Fright in the Night: Halloween After Hours
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Saturday November 1, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
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Have a spooktacular time with our Teen Advisory Board as we celebrate Halloween after hours. We're planning a few tricks and plenty of treats! All attendees need to register. Permission slips are required and can be picked up at the Information Desk. Refreshments will be served.

Read and Play
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Monday November 3, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
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 accompanying adult caregiver.

On My Own: School Days
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Monday November 3, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
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 November 3, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
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! Refreshments
will be served.

Story Pals: School Days
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Tuesday November 4, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
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 4, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
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: School Days
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Tuesday November 4, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
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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: School Days
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Wednesday November 5, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
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 5, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
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.

Westminster Book Discussion Group: Dark Places by Gillian Flynn
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Wednesday November 5, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
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. This program is presented in collaboration with the One Maryland One Book initiative of the Maryland Humanities Council. A Celebrating America program.

Story Pals: School Days
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Thursday November 6, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
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For ages 2 - 3
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Story Pals: School Days
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Thursday November 6, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
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 accompanying adult caregiver.

Year-Round Family Storytime: School Days
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Thursday November 6, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
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 November 6, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
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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 yarn) and join the rest of us at the Westminster Branch the first Thursday of every month.

Preschool Science: Ants on Parade
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Friday November 7, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
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For ages 3 - 6
Registration for this event begins 10/24/2014.
Help your preschool child discover science concepts with fun, hands-on experiments and activities. Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Space: To the Moon and Back
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Saturday November 8, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
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For ages 4 - 11
Registration for this event begins 10/25/2014.
Future space explorers will love this chance for hands-on discovery of lunar information supplied by NASA. To add to the learning fun, we will make jet packs to help our imaginations leap into space. Only kids need to register.

Can a $20,000 House Save the American Dream?
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Saturday November 8, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
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For Adults
Tired of being tied to high mortgage payments, constant repairs and the time-suck of home ownership? Dee Williams, author of The Big Tiny: A Built-It-Myself Memoir, co-owner of Portland Alternative Dwellings, teacher, and sustainability advocate, will tell you how you can trim down your life and have more time for your dreams by living the big tiny. Her story has been featured on Good Morning America, NBC Nightly News, NPR, PBS, MSNBC, CNN, and CBC. This program is supported by The Sierra Club - Catoctin Group ExCom in partnership with CCPL. 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.

Read and Play
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Monday November 10, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
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 accompanying adult caregiver.

On My Own: Autumn
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Monday November 10, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
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.

Veteran Opportunities in Carroll County
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Monday November 10, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
12:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Whether you’re starting a business or advancing your career, locate the resources in Carroll County that can support you through the journey. Presented by SBTDC and MD Department of Veterans Affairs. Please register by calling Event Specialist Ryan Del Gallo at 443-412-2237. From 12:30 - 2 pm.

Digital Day
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Wednesday November 12, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
9:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 13 - Adults
Are you planning on buying an e-reader as a holiday gift? Would you like to make the most of your own device by borrowing free e-material from the library? Do you need a refresher on using your device with the library's online resources? Join us for Digital Day, a chance to learn about all of the digital, e-collections provided by your library free of charge! Learn how to download and use apps to check out magazines and digital books. Feel free to bring your device to get a personalized walk-through. From 9 am - 5 pm.

Story Pals: Autumn
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Wednesday November 12, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
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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 12, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
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.

Financing a Veteran-Owned Business
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Wednesday November 12, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
12:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Navigate funding opportunities for current military personnel and veterans. Topics include loan requirements, availability, and process. Presented by SBA lending specialist Mark Williams and MD Veteran Affairs Officer Jerry Boden. Please register by calling Event Specialist Ryan Del Gallo at 443-412-2237. From 12:30 - 2 pm.

Story Pals: Autumn
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Thursday November 13, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
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.

Story Pals: Autumn
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Thursday November 13, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
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 accompanying adult caregiver.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Autumn
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Thursday November 13, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
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.

Library Family Cafe: Play & Write
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Thursday November 13, 2014
Westminster Branch Library
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Please join us for a conversation about how to encourage your child to scribble and draw to develop pre-writing skills. Make up a story to go with the drawing and sign your child’s name to their art piece. Come build on what you already know about play to help your child – birth through age five - get ready for school. The program will be in English and Spanish. Please tell us how your library can help you and your children. Space for 20 families. To sign-up please email Ruthanne Lillis at rlillis@carr.org or call 410-386-4450 x7732. Share ideas with other parents and caregivers. Have fun. Children’s activities will be offered; please give the age of your child(ren) if they will be attending. A hearty snack will be served. This program is sponsored in part by the Early Learning Challenge Partnership and Every Child Ready to Read.