Program listing for Monday April 22, 2013

Read and Play
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Westminster Branch Library
9:30 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.

Read and Play
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Mount Airy 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.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Bugs
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Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 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.

On My Own: Friends
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Westminster Branch Library
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
A theme-based storytime for children who are ready for an independent, small group experience. All adult caregivers are welcome.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Bugs
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Eldersburg Branch Library
10:45 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.

Alphabet Train: The Three Letter R's
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Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
Climb aboard each week to explore a different letter of the alphabet through books, songs, and activities. All adult caregivers are welcome.

The Lorax
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Finksburg Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Celebrate Earth Day with The Lorax! Watch the movie, then take home some coloring sheets and eco-tips so you learn how you can help protect the planet. Refreshments will be served.

Drop-In Computer Basics
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North Carroll Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Stop by with your computer questions! We are here to help you set up an e-mail account, download to your e-reader or tablet device, navigate the Internet, or start exploring that jungle of social networking.

Russian Language Tutoring
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Eldersburg Branch Library
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
This course is designed for people who are serious about learning Russian. It is based on learning basic grammar and in parallel, useful words and phrases. In this weekly course you will get the necessary TOOLS and learn how to USE them. You will gain an ability to assemble any sentence you want. Please join the class and experience it for yourself.

North Carroll Book Discussion Group: Story of Beautiful Girl by Rachel Simon
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North Carroll Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Please join our group for a fun evening discussing this month’s book. We’re looking for new members!

North Carroll Writers Group
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North Carroll Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Interested in writing? Want to meet others who are too? The NCWG is dedicated to helping people improve their writing. We meet bi-monthly to share our work in a non-judgmental atmosphere. If you would like to learn more, please join us.

PAWS to Read
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Eldersburg Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 6 - 17
Registration for this event begins 4/8/2013.
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.

From Animal House to Our House
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Westminster Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Award-winning Maryland writer and preservationist Ron Tanner will come to Westminster to offer a comic monologue about his fun and warm book From Animal House to Our House: A Love Story. Combining romance with history and humor, Tanner tells the true story of how he and his wife were able to turn a condemned Baltimore fraternity house into a beautiful, Victorian love nest with a little dedication, love and hard work. His talk includes an impressive slide show. Booktrailer can be seen @ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rx2nt7SRg58. A Celebrating America program.