Program listing for Thursday September 19, 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: Autumn
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: Farm
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: Bats
Mount Airy 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. With an accompanying adult caregiver.

Story Pals: Pigs
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: Food
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.

Story Pals: Forest
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: Pigs
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.

Year-Round Family Storytime: Pigs
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.

Interacting with Art
Westminster Branch Library
4:15 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - 12
Join Susan Williamson of the Carroll County Arts Council in an exploration of the sculpture installed in Mary Lou Dewey Sculpture Park outside the Westminster Branch Library. We're going to learn about the different types of sculpture, interact with the pieces, and find ways to make personal connections with each one.

Anime, Manga, and Gaming
Mount Airy Branch Library
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
Looking for a place to meet with fellow otaku? Join us to watch, draw, and discuss your favorite anime and manga. We may also get into cosplay, webcomics, video games, and other aspects of Japanese culture. Refreshments will be served.

Game On!
Eldersburg Branch Library
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 10 - 17
Break out the controllers and get your game on in our teen area with our new Xbox! See what's just come in, challenge a friend to a classic, or just crash the party for wi-fi with your own handheld system. Now featuring Minecraft and other app-based games.

Crafting with Old Books: Pumpkin
Eldersburg Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - Adults
Registration for this event begins 9/5/2013.
Honor old books by giving them new life. This fun craft program will demonstrate how to rescue and repurpose your old books and turn them into art objects or practical items for your home. All materials will be furnished for this free make it/take it program. All attendees need to register.

Taneytown Adult Book Discussion Group: King Peggy by Peggielene Bartels and Eleanor Herman
Taneytown Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Join us for a lively discussion. Refreshments will be served. September's book, King Peggy, is the 2013 One Maryland, One Book selection. One Maryland One Book is made possible with funds from Maryland Humanities Council.

American Girls: Old Fashioned Games
North Carroll Branch Library
6:45 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 7 - 10
Registration for this event begins 9/5/2013.
Join us for stories and more. Bring your dolls or dress up. Refreshments will be served.

Paper Football Smackdown
Finksburg Branch Library
7:00 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 will be crowned the paper football champion! Refreshments will be served.