Program listing for Saturday December 14, 2013

Saturday Storytime: Bathtime
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.

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: Art
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.

Back to the Shire
Eldersburg Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 6 - Adults
What a better way to celebrate the release of part two of The Hobbit than with a party! Join us for fun, games, crafts, prizes, and pancakes. The Shire awaits! Refreshments will be served.

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.

Unleash Your Creativity: A Poetry Boot Camp
Westminster Branch Library
1:00 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. She'll even have hints on polishing your work for the Teens Create contest! 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!

Free Spirit Book Club: The Tenth Gift by Jane Johnson
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.

Holiday Hand Bell Ringers
Mount Airy Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Join us as we enjoy a presentation by the Calvary United Methodist Church Wesley Ringers as they perform a variety of holiday songs. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

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 11/30/2013.
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!