Program listing for Thursday June 27, 2013

Story Pals: Flying Things
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.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Construction
Taneytown 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.

Bubble Show
Mount Airy Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Registration for this event begins 6/13/2013.
Margie Lynch, aka The Bubble Lady, presents an interactive bubble-filled show for children of all ages. Among the highlights of the show are: gigantic bubbles (up to 5 feet in diameter), long bubbles (up to 18 feet long), and smoke bubbles (made with dry ice and hot water.) Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. All attendees need to register. This program is supported by Mount Garage Doors in partnership with CCPL.

Seussical Adventures
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 4 - Adults
Registration for this event begins 6/13/2013.
Discover reading and the arts through an interactive theater performance using some of Dr. Seuss' most famous characters: Cat in the Hat, Horton, the Grinch, and more! This fun performance is presented by The Arts Coming Together In Carroll County (TACTICC). All attendees need to register.

Story Pals: Turtles
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.

The Thrilling Tale of Peter Rabbit
North Carroll Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Registration for this event begins 6/13/2013.
Can you name Peter Rabbit’s sisters? Come meet Flopsy, Mopsy, Cottontail, and Peter in this
rollicking puppet show that brings The Tale of Peter Rabbit to life like never before! You’ll
really dig Peter Rabbit in his thrilling escapade through Mr. McGregor's vegetable garden. Parents, enjoy retelling the story with your children using the parent activity handout! Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. All attendees need to register.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Special Program: The Thrilling Tale of Peter Rabbit (Registration Required)
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.

We DIG Reading!
Taneytown Branch Library
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 5
Put on your hard hat and join us for a special construction themed storytime. We’ll enjoy books, music, and fun activities including a trip outside to check out some real construction equipment.
Special thanks to the Carroll County Public School System for its participation! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an 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: Turtles
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.

Mount Airy Senior Book Discussion Group: One Summer by David Baldacci
Mount Airy Branch Library
12:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Please join us for a discussion of this month's book at the Mt. Airy Senior Center.

Germs, Germs, Germs Storytime
Finksburg Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 10
Registration for this event begins 6/13/2013.
Germs are everywhere. Find out some information about these dirty little germs and how you can protect yourself from the germs all around us. Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Only kids need to register.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Turtles
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.

Bubble Show
Mount Airy Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Registration for this event begins 6/13/2013.
Margie Lynch, aka The Bubble Lady, presents an interactive bubble-filled show for children of all ages. Among the highlights of the show are: gigantic bubbles (up to 5 feet in diameter), long bubbles (up to 18 feet long), and smoke bubbles (made with dry ice and hot water.) Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. All attendees need to register. This program is supported by Mount Garage Doors in partnership with CCPL.

Origami Fun
Eldersburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
Registration for this event begins 6/13/2013.
Join origami expert Allison Campbell and get creative with this Japanese art form! With paper and imagination, learn to create intricate works of art. All materials will be provided.

Recycle Fun
Taneytown Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 7 - 12
Registration for this event begins 6/13/2013.
Turn junk into something cool! Save the earth by making something out of trash!

Ladies Night Out
Taneytown Branch Library
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Registration for this event begins 6/13/2013.
Join us for an evening of food, crafting, and a chick flick.
We'll be designing mugs and watching Eat, Pray, Love (PG-13).

Heritage Tree Walk & Talk: Trees of Downtown Westminster
Westminster Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - Adults
Come explore tree life on and around Willis Street, starting at City Hall in Westminster. Steve Allgeier, Horticulture Consultant for the University of Maryland Extension, Carroll County, will lead the walk. The traveling discussion will focus on interesting trees found throughout the Willis Street area and will highlight various attributes including potential liabilities, concerns, and general care of the trees found on the walk. Rain date 7/2/13. A Celebrating America program.

KidWorks Presents: A Teddy Bear Picnic
Eldersburg Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Join the KidWorks kids on a teddy bear picnic. We will have fun with teddy bear stories, songs, and activities. Don't forget to bring your teddy bears! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Music of Early Maryland
Mount Airy Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Join Dr. David Hildebrand at the Mount Airy Branch as he plays a variety of songs from Maryland's early days. Types of music range from instrumental dance music to ballads and patriotic songs to military marches. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. A Celebrating America program. This program is 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 Gina Valentine, The Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator, 410.386.3800, 1.888.302.8978, MD Relay 7-1-1/1.800.735.2258 or email gvalentine@ccg.carr.org as soon as possible but no later than 72 hours before the scheduled event.

Songs at 6:30 Concert Series: The Tom Garmin Band
Westminster Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Join us for this free evening concert series featuring local and regional musicians. Bring a blanket or chair and enjoy some terrific music. Sponsored by The City of Westminster, Downtown Westminster Main Street Program, and Coffey Music. Rain location: lower level of Longwell Parking Garage. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

The Thrilling Tale of Peter Rabbit
Westminster Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Registration for this event begins 6/13/2013.
Can you name Peter Rabbit’s sisters? Come meet Flopsy, Mopsy, Cottontail, and Peter in this rollicking puppet show that brings The Tale of Peter Rabbit to life like never before! You’ll really dig Peter Rabbit in his thrilling escapade through Mr. McGregor's vegetable garden. Parents, enjoy retelling the story with your children using the parent activity handout! Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. All attendees need to register.