Program listing for Monday January 28, 2013

Read and Play
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.

Read and Play
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: Fairy Tales
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.

Snowman Party
North Carroll Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Registration for this event begins 1/14/2013.
Let's celebrate with the snowmen and have a treat a snowman would like to eat. We'll make ice cream and paint a puffy snowman scene. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Refreshments will be served.

On My Own: Furry Friends
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.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Fairy Tales
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.

Alphabet Train: Letter C
Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
Climb aboard each week to explore a different letter of the alphabet through books, songs, and activities. All adult caregivers are welcome.

Food! Fun! Reading!
Finksburg Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - 8
Registration for this event begins 1/14/2013.
Schools out! Come learn about the new My Plate Nutrition Program and make a tasty fruit snack! We will also read books about good nutrition and play games. Refreshments will be served.

Soup in a Jar
Taneytown Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 6 - Adults
Registration for this event begins 1/14/2013.
Did you know that January is National Soup Month? Using dry ingredients, we'll make a delicious alphabet soup mix. Take it home to share with the family on a cold winter's night. Or, better yet, make a lovely gift for someone special.

Adventure Barbie
Eldersburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - 10
Registration for this event begins 1/14/2013.
Bring your Barbie doll along as we join her on some adventures and make crafts that she will love.

Drop-In Computer Basics
North Carroll Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Are you technology challenged about basic computer skills? Stop by any Monday from 2-3 pm for a little help with such things as e-mail, searching the Internet, e-readers, or applying for jobs online.

Me and My BFF
Westminster Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - Adults
Bring your best friend to this special storytime celebrating friendships. Enjoy stories, games and crafts revolving around famous book friends like Ivy and Bean. We’ll make a friendship bracelet you can trade with your BFF.

Wire and Bead Rings
North Carroll Branch Library
2:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 17
Make a wonderful ring out of craft wire and beads. Give it as a gift for Valentine’s Day or keep it for yourself.

Hobbit Second Breakfast
Mount Airy Branch Library
3:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Love the book? Thrilled about the release of the new Hobbit movie? Join us for a Shire-style celebration! Learn how to write your name in dwarf runes, practice your archery, eat some delicious breakfast treats, and show off your knowledge of Middle Earth in a game of Jeopardy. Refreshments will be served.

Russian Language Tutoring
Eldersburg Branch Library
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
This course is designed for people who are serious about learning Russian. It is based on learning basic grammar and, in parallel, useful words and phrases. In this weekly course you will get the necessary TOOLS and learn how to USE them. You will gain an ability to assemble any sentence you want. Please join the class and experience it for yourself.

Yoga with Syeda
Finksburg Branch Library
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Registration for this event begins 1/14/2013.
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.

Favorite Friends: Rainbow Fish
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.

North Carroll Book Discussion Group: The Hare with Amber Eyes by Edmund De Waal
North Carroll Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Join us for a fun and enlightening discussion of this month's book!

North Carroll Writers' Group
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? Come to the bi-monthly meetings where we share our work in a non-judgmental atmosphere.

Basic Computer Instruction
Taneytown Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Drop by the library this fall for some basic computer lessons. You decide what you want to learn! We'll help you learn how to use a mouse, create an e-mail account, surf the Internet, become part of a social network like Facebook, or do anything else you want to try.

Courageous Women of Maryland
Westminster Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 9 - Adults
Join authors Katherine Kenny and Eleanor Randrup as they discuss their recent book, Courageous Women of Maryland. They’ll talk about their research and writing process and share stories about some amazing women, past and present, of our great state. Books will be available for purchase and signing. A Celebrating America program.

Volunteer Night
North Carroll Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - 17
We are looking for young adults who would like to earn service hours!