Program listing for Saturday November 2, 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: Family
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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.

LEGO® Creations
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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.

Snuggle a Homeless Animal
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Westminster Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Come knit a comforting blanket for an animal looking for a new home! All blankets will be donated to the Humane Society of Carroll County. All experience levels are welcome. Current knitters should bring either size 8 or 10 1/2 needles. Supplies will be available. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

LEGO® Creations
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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!

Saturday Storytime: Halloween (Costumes welcome, refreshments will be served.)
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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.

Día de los Muertos
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Mount Airy Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
Celebrate the Mexican Day of the Dead tradition with skeleton marionettes, sugar skulls, and a chance to design your own tombstone.

Intergenerational Art
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Eldersburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Registration for this event begins 10/19/2013.
Express yourself through art! Join a Girl Scout Senior as she guides you to decorate a bird house as part of her Gold Award. No prior art experience needed.

PAWS to Read
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Mount Airy Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
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. The dog will have an hour to spend at the library; readers will take turns as time
allows. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Unleash Your Creativity: A Poetry Boot Camp
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Finksburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - Adults
Let Baltimore poet Shirley J. Brewer, author of A Little Breast Music and After Words, inspire you with this presentation on poetry elements and craft, her own poetic journey, and suggestions about how to get your work published. The hour will include two short writing prompts to help you unleash your creativity, time for questions and answers, and Shirley never leaves home without a door prize or two!