Program listing for Thursday January 10, 2013

Story Pals: Homes
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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.

The Frog Prince Puppet Show
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Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Registration for this event begins 12/27/2012.
Oh, no! The Princess dropped her golden ball into the castle well. How will she ever get it back? And who is that talking at the bottom of the well? Will they help the Princess? Come enjoy this lively fairy tale. Puppet shows are fun and build your child's school readiness skills like empathy, imagination, and active listening! Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Make Believe
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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.

Story Pals: Night
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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.

Story Pals: Fairy Tales
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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.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Down Under
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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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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: Fairy Tales
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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.

The Frog Prince Puppet Show
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Eldersburg Branch Library
11:15 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Registration for this event begins 12/27/2012.
Oh, no! The Princess dropped her golden ball into the castle well. How will she ever get it back? And who is that talking at the bottom of the well? Will they help the Princess? Come enjoy this lively fairy tale. Puppet shows are fun and build your child's school readiness skills like empathy, imagination, and active listening! Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Fairy Tales
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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.

Yoga with Syeda
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Finksburg Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Registration for this event begins 12/27/2012.
Yoga is a practice for mental clarity, sense of peace, strength, and flexibility. Encourage yourself to begin, or renew, a yoga routine in free twice-weekly sessions with Syeda Kahn, certified yoga instructor.

On My Own: Make Believe
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Taneytown 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.

Presidential Books and More: Mrs. Washington's Kitchen
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North Carroll Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - 11
Learn about our first president across the kitchen table with the First Lady, Martha Washington. Make a cherry dessert to enjoy while listening to tales about the President. Refreshments will be served. A Celebrating America program.

Service Learning Hours: KidWorks
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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 (1/24/2013 from 5:30-7:30 PM) we present the storytime. You must come to both meetings to earn 3 service learning hours.

Teen Night
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Taneytown Branch Library
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
Start the New Year out right! Join the fun with special activities for teens.

Everything You Want to Know About 4-H
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Finksburg Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Registration for this event begins 12/27/2012.
4-H is a youth organization with more than 6 million members in the country. Know a child between the ages of 5-18 who has a special interest in animals, photography, arts and crafts, small engines, or a number of other interests? 4-H might be for them! Becky Ridgeway from the University of MD Extension Office will be here to tell you everything you need to know about the 4-H program. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Don't Touch the Tomatoes: A Story of Sicilian Immigrants
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Eldersburg Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Come join Barbara Aquila as she shares stories about her
Sicilian family coming to Baltimore City from Cefal├╣ in the
early 1900s. She will be available to sign copies of her book
and to listen to any of your family immigrant stories. A Celebrating America program.

Genre-flecting Book Club: The Optimist's Daughter by Eudora Welty
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Finksburg Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Do you like reading classics, but also like a little variety? Then join us for this unique book discussion group. Each quarter we'll select a topic - mystery, sci-fi, fantasy, etc. - and we'll discuss classic books from these unique genres. For the winter quarter we'll be reading literature of the American South.