Program listing for Saturday November 16, 2013

NaNoWriMo Write-ins
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Finksburg Branch Library
9:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - Adults
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? 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!

Saturday Storytime: Hats
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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.

International Games Day @ Your Library
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Westminster Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Join us as we celebrate International Games Day @ Your Library! We'll have a variety of games for you to try out! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Read to a Dog
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Taneytown Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - 12
Come to the library and read a story to a book-loving dog. Research shows that children enjoy improving their reading skills by practicing reading to animals. Therapy dogs available from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM.

Dancing with the Dogs
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Westminster Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - Adults
Have you danced with your dog today? Sally Kirschenman, of the Canine Freestyle Federation, will show you how to do freestyle dancing moves with your dog to create a program. She will also demonstrate how to develop a working relationship with your dog. In addition, experienced search and rescue handler Marian Hardy will demonstrate and discuss some of the work required of a search and rescue dog. Come prepared to pick up some tips from these handlers, and their dogs, on how to train your own dancing/working dog.

Saturday Storytime: Clothes
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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.

Survive the Hunger Games: Catching Fire
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North Carroll Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
Let the games begin! Join us for survival activities and games inspired by the Hunger Games series. May the odds be in your favor!

Gaming Day @ the Library
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Eldersburg Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - Adults
Come Celebrate International Gaming Day! Play video games, board games, card games, make some crafts, and have some snacks. Refreshments will be served.

Horsin' Around with Black Beauty
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Westminster Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - Adults
How do you make a classic fresh? By adding new touches! Join illustrator, Brenda Shaffer, as she talks about how she uses her illustrating talents to breathe new life into the classic story of Black Beauty. Afterwards, she'll show you how to draw a horse on your own! All supplies provided. Copies of Brenda's new book will be available for purchase and signing.