Program listing for Saturday November 23, 2013

NaNoWriMo Write-ins
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: Bats
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.

Saturday Storytime: Farm
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.

Sloppy Saturday Drop-In Crafts
Taneytown Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Need something fun to do with the kids? Like to create and express yourself with art? Drop in to the library and join the fun making crafts with leftover bits and pieces from storytime. 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Horsin' Around with Black Beauty
Mount Airy 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.

The Hunger Games
Westminster Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 10 - Adults
Catching Fire comes out in theaters on November 22nd! Join us as we catch up with Katniss and Peeta by watching The Hunger Games at the library. We'll supply the popcorn and you don't even have to battle to the death to get it! Refreshments will be served.

PAWS to Read
Eldersburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 6 - 17
Registration for this event begins 11/9/2013.
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. Struggling readers are encouraged to participate. Only kids need to register.