Program listing for Saturday July 13, 2013

Saturday Storytime: Beach
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Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
A theme-based storytime featuring interactive and age-appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Mr. Jon's Summertime Kid's Concert
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Westminster Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Registration for this event begins 6/29/2013.
Come on out to see Mr. Jon in concert! Silliness and songs for everyone! Mr. Jon and his guitar will get your hands clapping and your feet dancing in this show that's fun for the whole family! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. All attendees need to register. This program is made possible with funds from the
Maryland Humanities Council. 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.

Rebel Heels and Northern Scum: Maryland's Role in the Civil War
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Finksburg Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Registration for this event begins 6/29/2013.
Did you know that the first bloodshed of the Civil War occurred in Baltimore? After this auspicious beginning, many other critical events of the war took place in Maryland. This program, presented by Hagerstown Community College professor Thomas G. Clemens, will highlight how our state played a pivotal role in our nation's most tragic conflict. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. This program is made possible with funds from the Maryland Humanities Council. A Celebrating America program. All attendees need to register.

PAWS to Read
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Eldersburg Branch Library
11:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 6 - 17
Registration for this event begins 6/29/2013.
Come to the library and read a story to a book-loving dog. Research shows that children enjoy improving their reading skills by practice reading to animals. Struggling readers are encouraged to participate. Only kids need to register

Big Diggers Storytime
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Finksburg Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - Adults
Registration for this event begins 6/29/2013.
A special storytime featuring songs, stories, and rhymes with everyone's favorite pieces of construction equipment. Afterwards, join us in welcoming real construction vehicles from Legacy Contracting. Only kids need to register.

Downton Abbey’s Highclere Castle
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Mount Airy Branch Library
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Join us for a viewing of The Secrets of Highclere Castle. This PBS film details how life was, and is, lived in Highclere Castle. In its heyday, Highclere was the social epicenter of Edwardian England. See how all the inhabitants lived, from the aristocrats enjoying a life of luxury, to the army of servants toiling “below stairs.” Also find out how the current inhabitants spend their upkeep funds and what life is like today in the fairytale castle. Refreshments will be served.

Free Spirit Book Club: The Calligrapher's Daughter by Eugenia Kim
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Eldersburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Please join us for a discussion about our chosen book.

PAWS to Read
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Finksburg Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 6 - 17
Registration for this event begins 6/29/2013.
Come to the library and read a story to a book-loving dog. Research shows that children enjoy improving their reading skills by practice reading to animals. Registration preferred but walk-ins welcome!

Common Ground on the Town: Eastman String Band
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Westminster Branch Library
9:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
After zydeco master Buckwheat Zydeco finishes his 7 PM headliner set at the Common Ground on the Hill Festival, come to Westminster Branch Library's Mary Lou Dewey Sculpture Park to enjoy more music with the Eastman String Band! For more information visit www.commongroundonthehill.org. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.