Program listing for Saturday January 11, 2014

Movies @ Your Library: Monsters University
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - Adults
Take a trip back in time to when star Monsters, Inc. employees Mike Wazowski (voice of Billy Crystal) and James P. Sulley Sullivan (voice of John Goodman) were just two promising young students at Monsters University in this
frightfully fun Disney/Pixar prequel. Rated G with a run time 104 minutes. Children 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Refreshments will be served.

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

Henna Hand Art
Finksburg Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - Adults
Registration for this event begins 12/28/2013.
If you ever caught yourself wondering about henna, this is the presentation for you. Join local artist Vanessa Shearer as she covers the history of henna and how it has been used as a staining medium to adorn the body; all your questions answered. Participants will also have the opportunity to have their hand adorned with a simple henna design…done right before their eyes in real time! All attendees need to register.

LEGO® Creations
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.

Magic®: The Gathering
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.

Saturday Storytime: Bathtime
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.

Board Games at the Library
Taneytown Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - Adults
Board games have completely changed from the days of Monopoly! From Dominion to Super Smash-Up, join us for a chance to play some board games from the new generation and learn what the fuss is all about.

Free Spirit Book Club: The Colour by Rose Tremain
Eldersburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Please join us for a discussion about our chosen book.

Kids Discovery Zone: Piano and Violin
Eldersburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 10
Registration for this event begins 12/28/2013.
An interactive chance to see, hear, and yes, even play the piano and violin. Join us, Bagus Wiswakarma, violin, Ela Wiswakarma and Kathryn Harsha, piano for a fun class introducing you to the piano and violin, and get a chance to play one, too - in just your size! No experience necessary - and believe it or not, you'll be playing a song by the end of the class! Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Only kids need to register

PAWS to Read
Finksburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 6 - 17
Registration for this event begins 12/28/2013.
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!

READ Local with Jack B. Downs
Westminster Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 13 - Adults
Meet Jack B. Downs, author of Buried Treasure and The Eden Mist Affair, published by Apprentice House of Baltimore. Jack is also preparing to release a full-length nonfiction book with Pen-L Publishing about a small town in Maryland and its unique relationship with Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen, who is on track to become the country's first American male saint. READ Local features a published author from the Carroll County or Maryland community each month to meet and greet readers. Authors may have books available for purchase and signing.