Program listing for Wednesday June 25, 2014

Music and More
Taneytown Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
Join the fun with your child as we celebrate the joys of music with instruments, dancing, bean bags, streamers, and more! With an accompanying caregiver.

Read and Play
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.

Critter Camp
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 4 - 6
Registration for this event begins 6/11/2014.
Sample Merritt Athletic Clubs’ cute and cuddly Critter Camp. Games and crafts for your nature kid that will teach the importance of the roles animals play in our world. With an accompanying caregiver. Only kids need to register.

Story Pals: Cows
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 caregiver.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Construction
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.

Bounce Into Books
Taneytown Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 3
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice play skills while grownups socialize. With an accompanying adult caregiver. Siblings are welcome.

Critter Camp
Eldersburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 4 - 6
Registration for this event begins 6/11/2014.
Sample Merritt Athletic Clubs’ cute and cuddly Critter Camp. Games and crafts for your nature kid that will teach the importance of the roles animals play in our world. With an accompanying caregiver. Only kids need to register.

Read and Play
Westminster 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: Sports
Mount Airy 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.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Opposites
Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 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.

4-H STEM: Learning by Doing
Mount Airy Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 7 - 12
Registration for this event begins 6/11/2014.
Participants will have the opportunity to work through the engineering process as they design, build, and test their own mechanical creations! Hands-on activities will encourage participants to try new ideas and observe the results of their work. This program is presented by a representative of the MD 4-H program. Only kids need to register.

Adding Monsters to Thrift Store Paintings
Eldersburg Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 10 - 17
Registration for this event begins 6/11/2014.
We provide a scenic painting purchased from a local thrift store, you paint a monster into it. It's as simple as that. Your only limit is your imagination! This program was sponsored in part by a Community Arts Development Grant from the Carroll County Arts Council and the Maryland State Arts Council. The Americans with Disabilities Act applies to the Carroll County Government and its programs, services, activities, and facilities. Anyone requiring an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication or who has a complaint should contact Madeline M. Morey, The Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator, 410.386.3800, 1.888.302.8978, MD Relay 7-1-1/1.800.735.2258 or email mmorey@ccg.carr.org as soon as possible but no later than 72 hours before the scheduled event.

On My Own: Opposites
Finksburg Branch Library
1:30 PM - 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.

Death from the Skies or Just Another Bad Hair Day
Westminster Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 7 - Adults
Registration for this event begins 6/11/2014.
So you thought it was safe to go out after seeing Chicken Little Was Right - WRONG!!!!! There are things in this universe that are trying to exterminate all the life on this planet and they don't even know we are here. Join Skip Bird, Observatory Director of the Westminster Astronomical Society, as we find out what, when, and how a good crème rinse and some sunscreen can make things better. Only kids need to register

Medicare 101
Westminster Branch Library
4:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Are you eligible for Medicare in the coming months? Do you already have Medicare and want to learn more? Join us for a free 1 hour workshop that will include the four parts of Medicare and how they work, Medicare Supplement (Medigap) plans, find out if you qualify for Medicare Savings Programs (all Savings Programs are not low-income programs), free preventive services offered by Medicare, and learn how to protect yourself from healthcare fraud. Presented by Tina Herrero-Backe, SHIP/SMP Coordinator.

How to Self-Publish and Market Your Book
Eldersburg Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 13 - Adults
Explore the world of self-publishing with Carroll County publisher Craig Schenning, owner of Maple Creek Media. Attend this seminar and get all the information you need to reliably and competently self-publish your book and make it available for readers around the world. Both print books and eBooks are discussed, as well as the variety of platforms you can use to market your book. A ton of great information is provided, in detail, with plenty of time for questions and answers.

The Little Red Hen Puppet Show
Taneytown Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Registration for this event begins 6/11/2014.
Heat up the stove and let’s get cooking with the Little Red Hen Puppet Show! Can anyone lend a hoof, claw, or paw to our kitchen chemistry experiment? In this funny tale of friendship, see if these best-meaning friends can make a pizza or simply make a mess. Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. All attendees need to register.

Pajama Party Storytime with Bedtime Math: Construction
North Carroll Branch Library
6:45 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Wear your pajamas, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. We'll solve a fun and simple bedtime math problem to help kids learn to love math. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Evening Storytime: Opposites
Finksburg Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
End your day in a special way! This storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Knit Wits
Eldersburg Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - Adults
Beginners, please bring a light colored worsted weight yarn and size 8 needles to the class. If you know how to knit please come and bring your project.