Program listing for Thursday April 11, 2013

Kindergarten Tour : Elmer Wolfe
Taneytown Branch Library
9:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - Adults
Kindergarten classes toured the library following a special puppet show.

Read and Play
Eldersburg 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.

Story Pals: Chicks & Chickens
Finksburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities.
With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Library Discovery Zone
Outreach Services
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - Adults

Story Pals: Mice
Westminster Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Story Pals: Circus
Mount Airy Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Ducks
North Carroll Branch Library
10:00 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.

Story Pals: Fish
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities.
With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Read and Play
Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 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.

Story Pals: Mice
Westminster Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Tips to Maintain Independence for You or a Loved One
Eldersburg Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
This presentation will include information for seniors on general home safety, fall prevention, medications, assistance devices including walkers and canes, and nutrition.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Mice
Westminster Branch Library
1:00 PM - 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.

Back to Earth Books and More: Butter Up
North Carroll Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - 11
Learn about dairy animals, shake some cream into butter, and meet a dairy goat kid! Refreshments will be served.

Service Learning Hours: KidWorks
Eldersburg Branch Library
5:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - 17
KidWorks meets twice a month. At the 1st meeting we spend an hour planning a storytime for younger kids. At the 2nd meeting (04/25/2013 from 5:30-7:30 PM) we present the storytime. You must come to both meetings to earn 3 service learning hours.


Spring Book Art
Taneytown Branch Library
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - Adults
Spring has sprung, so let's celebrate by making some book art! We'll teach you to make butterflies, flowers, hedgehogs, and more. Don't worry about bringing anything, we'll provide everything you need!

Sweet Simplici-Tea's Downton Abbey Tea
Eldersburg Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Registration for this event begins 3/28/2013.
Are you a fan of Downton Abbey? Do you enjoy a spot of tea with friends? Join us for tea and talk with fellow Downton Abbey lovers. Refreshments will be served.

Cut Your T-shirt to Make It Cuter!
North Carroll Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 14 - Adults
Registration for this event begins 3/28/2013.
Join Marianne Franklin as she demonstrates how to make a trendy tee out of an ordinary t-shirt! No sewing is needed, just an oversized t-shirt and a pair of sharp scissors. Learn how to make the decorative cuts and twists that will make your t-shirt a wearable work of art! You'll need to bring an oversized t-shirt or tank top(an old one works great!) and a pair of fabric scissors. In fact, if you're feeling extra creative, bring a second shirt.

Genre-flecting Book Club: The Best Short Stories of O. Henry
Finksburg Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Do you like reading classics, but also like a little variety? Then join us for this unique book discussion group. Each quarter we'll select a topic - mystery, sci-fi, fantasy, etc. - and we'll discuss classic books from these unique genres. For the spring quarter we'll be reading classic short stories.

LifeBeats — Rhythm & Relaxation
Finksburg Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Registration for this event begins 3/28/2013.
Join us as we reduce stress, boost immunity, and enhance wellness with recreational drumming using the HealthRHYTHMS® protocol. This program will be led by a trained HealthRHYTHMS® facilitator. No prior musical experience necessary. Instruments will be provided.