Program listing for Friday June 27, 2014

Little Hands Signing: Summer Signs
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Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Experience the magic of American Sign Language through age-appropriate stories, songs, activities, and games, along with tips and tricks for caregivers on using signs in everyday activities. Presenter Kathy MacMillan is a certified member of the Sign2Me® Presenters' Network. With an accompanying adult caregiver. Siblings welcome.

Elephant and Piggie's Summer of Science!
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Taneytown Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Registration for this event begins 6/13/2014.
Join the stars of Mo Willems' bestselling Elephant & Piggie books for an imagination fueled encounter with science. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. All attendees need to register. This program was sponsored in part by a Community Arts Development Grant from the Carroll County 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.

Little Red Hen Puppet Show
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Westminster Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
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.

On My Own: Sports
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Mount Airy Branch Library
10:00 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.

Read and Play
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North Carroll Branch Library
10:30 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.

Little Hands Signing: Summer Signs
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Eldersburg Branch Library
10:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 6
Experience the magic of American Sign Language through age-appropriate stories, songs, activities, and games, along with tips and tricks for caregivers on using signs in everyday activities. Presenter Kathy MacMillan is a certified member of the Sign2Me® Presenters' Network. With an accompanying adult caregiver. Siblings welcome.

Stranger Danger & Bully Protection: Tristar Martial Arts Demonstration
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Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 4 - Adults
Registration for this event begins 6/13/2014.
Join Tristar Martial Arts for a demonstration at the Finksburg Branch. Kids will be introduced to techniques that will provide them the confidence to protect themselves from stranger danger and the courage to stand up against bullies and negative peer pressure. Only kids need to register.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Sports
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Mount Airy 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.

Lunchtime Concerts in the Park: Band TBA
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Westminster Branch Library
12:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
What better way to enjoy lunchtime than by listening to great music in the park! Brown bag it or grab a tasty treat in town and enjoy a terrific summer concert! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

4-H STEM: Learning by Doing
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Taneytown Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 7 - 12
Registration for this event begins 6/13/2014.
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. All attendees need to register.

And Then It Exploded 3: Summer of Science
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Finksburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 7 - 17
Registration for this event begins 6/13/2014.
You thought it was over, but it was really just the beginning...inadvisable science returns to the Finksburg Branch Library for a third round and even more mess! Remember, don't try these experiments at home without an adult - they'll want in on the fun, too! Only kids need to register.

Games, Games, Games!!!
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Eldersburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 6 - 10
Spin the wheel, roll the dice, pick a card, and put your skill and luck to the test playing games at the library. Bring your friends or make new ones while we play and have fun together. Games will be provided.

Geology: Minerals to Mountains
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North Carroll Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 9 - 14
Registration for this event begins 6/13/2014.
What’s the deal with rocks? Come find out about geological processes and how they affect us! Participants will discover what we can learn from rocks as they inspect local specimens. Participants will also make their way through the rock cycle as they experience life as a mineral through an interactive game! Only kids need to register.

Little Red Hen Puppet Show
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Westminster Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
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.

X-Men After-Hours
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Westminster Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
Registration for this event begins 6/13/2014.
Join our Teen Advisory Board from 6:30-8:30 pm as they celebrate the new X-Men movie with an after-hours party. There will be food, fun, games, and more! Refreshments will be served. All attendees need to register. Permission slips are required and can be picked up at the Information Desk.