Program listing for Monday September 23, 2013

Preschool Vision Screening
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Eldersburg Branch Library
9:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 5
Drop by the Eldersburg Branch Library between 9:30 am and 12 pm for free vision screening, offered in partnership with the Freedom District Lions Club. The screening for preschool aged children will test for lazy eye, nearsightedness, farsightedness, and depth perception. Children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

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.

Read and Play
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Mount Airy 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.

Year-Round Family Storytime: ABC's
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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.

Artscapades! Adventures in Art Media: Ink
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Finksburg Branch Library
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
Get ready, get set, get ARTISTIC! Come ready to get messy and creative as we explore some of the awesome ways to make art. Each week will be a new adventure through a different medium - from ink to collage and even printing! Children age 3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Come Learn With Me @ the Library: Alphabetic Principle
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North Carroll Branch Library
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 5
Please join us for a playgroup for children and their caretakers to learn and play together! This special program will feature a variety of play centers and will include time for reading, artwork, lots of play and plenty of surprises, all
while building skill development and school readiness! An adult is expected to attend with the child. In partnership with the Kiwanis Club of Westminster.

On My Own: Clothes
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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: ABC's
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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.

Make Your Own Music
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Mount Airy Branch Library
4:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 6 - 12
Discover how to craft unique musical instruments and create your own melodies.

Drop-In Computer Instruction
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Taneytown Branch Library
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Drop by the library this fall for some basic computer lessons. You decide what you want to learn! We'll help you learn how to use a mouse, create an e-mail account, surf the Internet, become part of a social network like Facebook, or do anything else you want to try.

Yoga with Syeda
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Finksburg Branch Library
6:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Registration for this event begins 9/9/2013.
Set an hour aside for yourself. Join Syeda Kahn for a free and gentle yet invigorating yoga session in a soothing atmosphere.

North Carroll Book Discussion Group: King Peggy by Peggielene Bartels and Eleanor Herman
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North Carroll Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Please join our group for a fun evening of spirited discussion of this month's book. New members are welcome! 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.

North Carroll Writers Group
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North Carroll Branch Library
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Interested in writing? Want to meet others who are too? The NCWG is dedicated to helping people improve their writing. We meet semi-monthly to share our work in a non-judgmental atmosphere. If you would like to learn more, please join us.

Startup Local: How to Start and Grow a Business in Carroll County
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Westminster Branch Library
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 13 - Adults
Registration for this event begins 9/9/2013.
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.