Program listing for Thursday September 12, 2013

Read and Play
Eldersburg Branch Library
9:45 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: Baby Animals
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: Clothes
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.

Story Pals: Library
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. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Family
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.

Yoga for Preschoolers
Mount Airy Branch Library
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 5
Registration for this event begins 8/29/2013.
Get ready for a yoga adventure and try something new with instructor Beth Feinstein! We’ll have fun with yoga poses, story books, games, music, stretching our bodies, and exploring new ways to move! No experience necessary, just come prepared to move in comfortable, loose fitting clothing. Only kids need to register.

Story Pals: Bears
Eldersburg Branch Library
10:45 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.

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: Library
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. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Yoga for Preschoolers
Mount Airy Branch Library
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 5
Registration for this event begins 8/29/2013.
Get ready for a yoga adventure and try something new with instructor Beth Feinstein! We’ll have fun with yoga poses, story books, games, music, stretching our bodies, and exploring new ways to move! No experience necessary, just come prepared to move in comfortable, loose fitting clothing. Only kids need to register.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Library
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.

Music and More
Taneytown Branch Library
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
Registration for this event begins 8/29/2013.
Join the fun with your child as we celebrate the joys of music with instruments, dancing, bean bags, streamers, and more! With an accompanying adult caregiver. Only kids need to register.

Books and More: Quick Quilt, How America Was Built
North Carroll Branch Library
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 6 - 12
Create your own block of America! Design and paint a fabric block in September. The hand-painted blocks will be sewn into a quilt and in October we will knot and finish the quilt celebrating our country. The completed quilt will be displayed in the North Carroll Branch and later donated to Project Linus. All supplies will be provided. A Celebrating America program.

Service Learning Hours: KidWorks
Eldersburg Branch Library
5:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - 17
KidWorks meets twice a month. At the 1st meeting we spend an hour planning a storytime for younger kids. At the 2nd meeting (9/26/2013 from 5:30-7:30 PM) we present the storytime. You must come to both meetings to earn 3 service learning hours.

Paper Football Smackdown
Eldersburg Branch Library
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 7 - 14
Are you ready for some football? Join us for a paper football smackdown. Wear your favorite football jersey and either bring a paper football or make one when you get here. Compete to see who makes it to the Super Bowl and who will be crowned paper football champion. Refreshments will be served.

Drop-In Knitting
Taneytown Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - Adults
Please join us on the second Thursday of the month to share ideas, patterns, books, and projects. (Beginners, please bring size 8 needles and light colored worsted yarn - look for #4 on the label).

Genre-flecting Book Club: Two Treatises of Government by John Locke
Finksburg Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Do you like reading classics, but also like a little variety? Then join us for this unique book discussion group. Each quarter we'll select a topic - mystery, sci-fi, fantasy, etc. - and we'll discuss classic books from these unique genres. For the fall quarter we'll be reading works of revolutionary thought. A Celebrating America program.

Meet Benjamin Franklin in Person!
Mount Airy Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
The year is 1787 and the US Constitution has been adopted by the delegates to the Constitutional Convention. It must now be ratified by 9 of the 13 states. Benjamin Franklin, on his way to Virginia, is hypothetically welcomed into a meeting of Maryland citizens to discuss the new Constitution, to promote its adoption by the State of Maryland, and to answer questions on the events of his personal life, his achievements, and his involvement in government affairs. A Celebrating America program.

Startup Local: How to Start and Grow a Business in Carroll County
Finksburg Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 13 - Adults
Registration for this event begins 8/29/2013.
Do you want to be Carroll County’s next business success story? Find out what it takes to start and grow a business in Carroll County. New and aspiring entrepreneurs are invited to join Jason Stambaugh, Founder and CEO of Hometown Startups, as he shares information about startup business fundamentals, local small business resources, and how to win $5,000 for your startup business idea by competing in the Carroll Biz Challenge 2013. Attendees will receive a discount for their application.