Program listing for Monday July 1, 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.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Counting
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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.

Seussical Adventures
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Mount Airy Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 4 - Adults
Registration for this event begins 6/17/2013.
Discover reading and the arts through an interactive theatre 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

On My Own: Music
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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: Counting
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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.

Drop-In Crafts: Celebrate Independence Day
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Taneytown Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Combine your love of America with your creative flair as we celebrate our country with red, white, and blue craft projects. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM.

Musactifun
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Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 7
Registration for this event begins 6/17/2013.
Musactifun is designed to get kids and parents moving, singing, laughing, and having tons of fun together! Join Monte Leister for a free demonstration. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Seussical Adventures
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North Carroll Branch Library
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 4 - Adults
Registration for this event begins 6/17/2013.
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.

Bilingual Storytime - in English and ¡Español!
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Eldersburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 8
¡Hola! Hello! Learning another language is fun and beneficial for growing brains. In this bilingual storytime, presented in English and Spanish, children will listen to cuentos (stories), sing canciones (songs), play juegos (games), and pick up some Spanish along the way. Come join the fun! All children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

LEGO® Creations
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Finksburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - Adults
Want to build a castle? Or a spaceship? Or something totally new and different? Join us for a LEGO® program where you can build whatever you would like! We supply the blocks and you supply the creativity! Bring your dad or your mom and build together!

Pajama Stories
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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.

North Carroll Knitters Night
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North Carroll Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Knitters and crocheters are all welcome to join this bi-monthly gathering to share tips, projects, and patterns!

The Battle of West Frederick
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Westminster Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - Adults
Join author Joseph Collins as he talks about how his genealogical research brought to life this little-known/long-forgotten Civil War battle. His book, The Battle of West Frederick, July 7, 1864: Prelude to Battle of Monocacy, details what took place in the farm fields west of Frederick City two days before the Battle of Monocacy. While concentrating on the military activities during this time period, the book takes time to discuss the ransoms of three Maryland communities by the invading Confederates - namely Frederick, Hagerstown, and Middletown. A Celebrating America program.