Program listing for Monday June 30, 2014

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.

Sidewalk Chalk Spectacular
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Finksburg Branch Library
9:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Add your own creative touch to the Finksburg Branch Library! Join us Mondays this summer to give our walkways some flare and fun. Program is weather permitting. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Playground
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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.

Little Red Hen Puppet Show
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North Carroll Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Registration for this event begins 6/16/2014.
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.

Kick It Up!
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Finksburg Branch Library
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Stop by the Finksburg Branch Library and kick it up! Our friends from Port Discovery and UnitedHealthcare will be bringing the Kick It Up Van to our library to show us how fun it is to be physically fit. Kick It Up will feature games and activities that are sure to get you up and moving! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

On My Own: Cats
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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: Playground
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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.

Living Places, Living Planet: Maryland ZooMobile
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Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 6 - 12
Registration for this event begins 6/16/2014.
Animals live in the most amazing places! Through this interactive presentation, travel the world to see the many habitats that wild animals call home. Let our animals help you understand what living things need to survive, and learn about the global resources that animals and humans must share. You won't want to miss it when the Maryland Zoomobile stops by the Finksburg Branch Library! All attendees need to register.

Pee Wee Pirates
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Taneytown Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - Adults
Registration for this event begins 6/16/2014.
Ahoy there maties! Sail the high seas in this rollicking adventure with Captain Grace O'Malley, the Irish Pirate Queen. Learn what life on a ship was really like in the 1500s and why people risked their lives to explore. But no landlubbers allowed. All hands on deck will move! A fun workout for brains and bodies! All attendees need to register.

Little Red Hen Puppet Show
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North Carroll Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - Adults
Registration for this event begins 6/16/2014.
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. All attendees need to register.

Read with a Furry Friend
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Westminster Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 4 - 17
Monday afternoons are a time to read to a therapy dog provided by KPETS. Let the dogs help you reach your reading goal this summer – they are wonderful listeners! Weather-permitting, we will meet in the shady park in front of the library. (Rainy days we will meet inside the library.)

Minecraft Mondays
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Eldersburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 17
Registration for this event begins 6/16/2014.
Come play Minecraft with other gamers on our library server. We'll have different challenges each session, with some in Creative Mode and some in Survival Mode.

Pee Wee Pirates
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Finksburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - Adults
Registration for this event begins 6/16/2014.
Ahoy there maties! Sail the high seas in this rollicking adventure with Captain Grace O'Malley, the Irish Pirate Queen. Learn what life on a ship was really like in the 1500s and why people risked their lives to explore. But no landlubbers allowed. All hands on deck will move! A fun workout for brains and bodies! All attendees need to register.

Twist and Shout Dance Party!
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Mount Airy Branch Library
3:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Does your kid love to move and groove to music? Put on your dancing shoes and come on in to the library for a fun dance party full of bopping, clapping, and singing. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Refreshments will be served.

Minecraft Mondays
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Eldersburg Branch Library
3:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 17
Registration for this event begins 6/16/2014.
Come play Minecraft with other gamers on our library server. We'll have different challenges each session, with some in creative and some in survival.

Pajama Storytime
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Eldersburg Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
There is nothing better than bedtime stories with cookies and milk. Wear your PJs to this cozy storytime. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Refreshments will be served.

Oh Say Can You See!
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Westminster Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Brian Reynolds, a volunteer serving at Fort McHenry will present a slide story about the War of 1812, in particular the September 1814 Battle of Baltimore. He will shed light on Francis Scott Key’s writing of the Star Spangled Banner. A Freedom Shrine Document Program. A Celebrating America program.