We are open for Express Pickup and Information services only at this time. Please check our FAQ page for more information.

Construction of Exploration Commons at 50 East will begin August 3rd at the Westminster Branch. Please visit the Exploration Commons update page for information regarding the project and how to access the Westminster Branch for the next few months.

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Upcoming Events

Check Currents or the Calendar of Events site for more events.

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Play and Learn at Home with Ms. Robin
Online
Wednesday, August 5, 2020 - 9:30am - 9:45am
Ages: 2 - 6
More information
Join Ms. Robin for songs, movement, and activities to do together and ideas to expand the learning at home with your child.

https://www.facebook.com/mountairylibrary/

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Angelo and Marie’s Fantastic Bubble Show: Part 2
Online
Wednesday, August 5, 2020 - 10:00am - 10:30am
Ages: All Ages
More information
Awesome art meets exciting feats of science at Angelo and Marie’s Fantastic Bubble Show! Be amazed at the art of bubble sculpture, see a cascading bubble waterfall, and witness a blizzard of bubble snow with this event for all ages. 

View on the following library Facebook pages:

https://www.facebook.com/carrollcountypubliclibrary/

https://www.facebook.com/eldersburglibrary/

https://www.facebook.com/FinksburgLibrary/

https://www.facebook.com/mountairylibrary/

https://www.facebook.com/northcarroll/

https://www.facebook.com/taneytownlibrary/

https://www.facebook.com/WestminsterBranchLibrary/

 

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What to Read Wednesdays: Home Before Dark
Online
Wednesday, August 5, 2020 - 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Ages: Adults
More information
Welcome to What to Read Wednesdays. Grab your lunch and listen to North Carroll staff serve you up some great selections for readers and listeners of all tastes.  We'll supply the main dish, you just bring an appetite for reading. This week we will feature Home Before Dark by Riley Sager.

https://www.facebook.com/northcarroll/

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Census Storytime with Ms. Erin, Ms. Belinda, and Corky
Online
Wednesday, August 5, 2020 - 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Ages: All Ages
More information
Everybody counts! Learn about the census with Ms. Erin, Ms. Belinda, and Corky the Penguin. Can you help Corky as he practices counting all the people? The Census is important, easy to fill out online, by phone or mail, and is safe and confidential! This program is sponsored by the Carroll County Complete Count Committee and Carroll County Public Library. To take the survey go to https://my2020census.gov/ or call 410-386-2512 or 844-330-2020 for more information.

View on the following library Facebook pages:

https://www.facebook.com/carrollcountypubliclibrary/

https://www.facebook.com/eldersburglibrary/

https://www.facebook.com/FinksburgLibrary/

https://www.facebook.com/mountairylibrary/

https://www.facebook.com/northcarroll/

https://www.facebook.com/ccploutreach/

https://www.facebook.com/taneytownlibrary/

https://www.facebook.com/WestminsterBranchLibrary/

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Deep Relaxation Class Online
Online
Wednesday, August 5, 2020 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Ages: 13 - Adults, Adults
Registration and more information
Experience the benefits of a deep relaxation session in this inwardly focused yoga class. Through gentle asanas (comfortable stretching), Yoga Nidra (deep relaxation), an introduction to pranayama (breathing practices), and meditation, we work from the physical body to the subtle bodies, restoring and inviting peace to our being. No experience necessary. If possible have a mat and a blanket available.

CCPL and Bryan Nupp assume no responsibility for injuries suffered while participating in this online program.

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To Be Read: Sherri Leimkuhler
Online
Wednesday, August 5, 2020 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Ages: Adults
More information
Join us for a conversation with local author Sherri Leimkuhler. Her first novel, What's Left Untold, explores the dynamics of women's friendships and the secrets  keep. Sherri has written professionally for more than twenty years, and her health-and-fitness column, “For the Fun of Fit,” appears bi-weekly in the Carroll County Times. Avid reader and Carroll County Times reporter Catalina Righter will interview Sherri. Presented by CCPL and A Likely Story Bookstore. This live event will be broadcast live on the Carroll County Public Library Facebook page

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Sidewalk Flowers with Ms. Maria
Online
Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 9:30am - 9:45am
Ages: Birth - 8
More information
Join Ms. Maria as she showcases the book Sidewalk Flowers by JonArno Lawson and other random acts of kindness that we can all do.

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Family Fun with Miss Lori
Online
Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 9:30am - 10:00am
Ages: Birth - 8
More information
Join Miss Lori for storytime fun! We'll share stories, songs, movement, and activities. Meet Miss Lori's special storytime helper - Leo!

https://www.facebook.com/taneytownlibrary/

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Hiking with Corky and Ms. Lana
Online
Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 10:00am - 10:15am
Ages: Birth - 5
More information
Come along with Corky and Ms.Lana on a hiking trip in Carroll County. Corky’s imagination may just take him around America to places like Yosemite National Park, the Redwood Forest, the Appalachian Trail, and the Everglades as we explore hiking together!

https://www.facebook.com/ccploutreach/

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Summer Sillies Live with Ms. Steph
Online
Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 10:00am - 10:30am
Ages: Birth - 5
Registration and more information
Join Ms. Steph for songs, movement, and activities to do together and ideas to expand the learning at home with your child.

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Storytime with Ms. Barbara
Online
Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 11:00am - 11:15am
Ages: Birth - 8
More information
Join Ms. Barbara for songs, stories, and movement.

https://www.facebook.com/FinksburgLibrary

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Page Turner Adventure: Imagine Your Pirate Story
Online
Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Ages: All Ages
More information
Ahoy! This week we set sail with Captain Book and the Bookaneers! Kids at home will help the captain find his treasure with a spyglass craft and balloon-powered pirate ship. Older kids will make pirate maps, embossed seashell rubbings, and nautical-themed candles from glass jars. Our guest author is the swashbuckling Melinda Long, author of How I Became a Pirate and Pirates Don't Change Diapers. If you really want to join our crew, you’ll have to brush up on your pirate lingo with our guest performer, Pirate Billy Bones aka David Engel from David Engel’s Pirate School.

https://www.facebook.com/eldersburglibrary/

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School Age Fun with Ms. Erin
Online
Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 2:00pm - 2:15pm
Ages: 6 - 12
More information
Join Ms. Erin as she brings some fun for school age kids from the library to your home! We'll talk about books, games, crafts, and lots more!

https://www.facebook.com/mountairylibrary/

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Virtual Board Game Café
Online
Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Ages: 11 - 17
Registration and more information
Play some of your favorite board games online with your friends! We'll meet up in Zoom to match up players and move to a digital board game arena to play the actual game!

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Gentle Yoga Online
Online
Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Ages: 13 - Adults, Adults
Registration and more information
This gentle yoga class, taught by Rebecca Berg, is designed to allow students of various abilities and physical conditions to comfortably develop his or her own yoga practice. There are many appealing aspects of yoga, including increased flexibility, relaxation, strength, improved balance, as well as stress and pain relief. No experience necessary. We may not use all of them in each class, but if possible have a blanket, bolster or pillows, strap, scarf, or soft belt and 2 blocks or books.

CCPL and Rebecca Berg assume no responsibility for injuries suffered while participating in this online program.

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Imagine Your Story Fitness
Online
Friday, August 7, 2020 - 9:30am - 10:00am
Ages: 3 - 9
More information
Imagine your story through physical activities. Join physical education teacher Chris Vaughn and take a journey in different physical challenges based on storybook characters and themes.

https://www.facebook.com/eldersburglibrary/

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Little Hands Signing: Animal Signs
Online
Friday, August 7, 2020 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: Birth - 8
Registration and more information
Sing, sign, play, and learn basic American Sign Language for summer in this fun, hands-on storytime for the whole family. Signing storyteller Kathy MacMillan is the author of Nita's First Signs and Little Hands & Big Hands: Children and Adults Signing Together.

This program will be presented in spoken English. To request accommodations, please contact aknight@carr.org

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First Friday Book Club: The Beekeeper of Aleppo
Online
Friday, August 7, 2020 - 10:30am - 11:00am
Ages: Adults
Registration and more information
Reading is good for you! Join us for a lively discussion of this month's title, The Beekeeper of Aleppo by Christy Lefteri.

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Play and Learn at Home with Ms. Erin
Online
Friday, August 7, 2020 - 11:00am - 11:15am
Ages: 2 - 6
More information
Join Ms. Erin for songs, movement, and activities to do together and ideas to expand the learning at home with your child.

https://www.facebook.com/mountairylibrary/

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DIY Friday
Online
Friday, August 7, 2020 - 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Ages:
More information
Hey teens! Join Mount Airy Branch staff for lit-themed crafting! Tune in to see what book-related activity we'll be creating. If you miss out, past DIY Fridays will be posted on the CCPL YouTube channel for your crafting pleasure. Gather up whatever supplies you can find around your home and get ready for some lit fun!

https://www.facebook.com/mountairylibrary/

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Make a Water Bottle Flower
Online
Friday, August 7, 2020 - 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Ages: 11 - 17
More information
We will be making a flower out of a water bottle.

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Friday Fix with Ms. Mandy
Online
Friday, August 7, 2020 - 4:00pm - 4:15pm
Ages: All Ages
More information
Looking for some book recommendations? Join us for the Friday Fix! Ms. Mandy will choose a new category each week and share some books. 

https://www.facebook.com/FinksburgLibrary/

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What's Cookin', Carroll County?
Online
Saturday, August 8, 2020 - 10:00am - 11:00pm
Ages: All Ages
More information
Join us for easy and inexpensive recipes you are sure to love!

https://www.facebook.com/taneytownlibrary/

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Free Spirit Book Club: The Woman Who Smashed Codes
Online
Saturday, August 8, 2020 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: Adults
Registration and more information
Do you enjoy reading and talking about books? Then our book discussion group is for you! This month's book is The Woman Who Smashed Codes: A True Story of Love, Spies, and the Unlikely Heroine Who Outwitted America's Enemies by Jason Fagone.

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YA Booktalk with Ms. Anna
Online
Saturday, August 8, 2020 - 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Ages: 13 - Adults, Adults
More information
Need recommendations for your next book? Ms. Anna will tell you about several young adult and middle grade titles that are available now through the library!

https://www.facebook.com/eldersburglibrary/

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Yoga for Everyone Online
Online
Sunday, August 9, 2020 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Ages: 13 - Adults, Adults
Registration and more information
This class in the Hatha Yoga tradition is suitable for many different levels and abilities. Therapeutic elements of yoga will be included. The class ends with a deep relaxation Yoga Nidra. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat or towel.

CCPL and Emily Martin assume no responsibility for injuries suffered while participating in this online program.

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Healthy Bites Cooking Class
Online
Sunday, August 9, 2020 - 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Ages: 13 - Adults, Adults
More information
Looking for timely, accessible recipes and nutrition information? Join Carroll Hospital community nutrition educator Bridgette Bostic, R.D.N., as she instructs you how to make healthy and delicious no-bake energy bites. For information about other cooking classes, Carroll Hospital is offering weekly call 410-871-7000 or visit http://www.lifebridgehealth.org/Carroll/HealthyBites.aspx.

View on the following library Facebook pages:

https://www.facebook.com/carrollcountypubliclibrary/

https://www.facebook.com/eldersburglibrary/

https://www.facebook.com/FinksburgLibrary/

https://www.facebook.com/mountairylibrary/

https://www.facebook.com/northcarroll/

https://www.facebook.com/taneytownlibrary/

https://www.facebook.com/WestminsterBranchLibrary/

 

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To Be Read: William Oldfield and Victoria Bruce
Online
Sunday, August 9, 2020 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Ages: Adults
More information
Authors William Oldfield and Victoria Bruce will discuss their book based on the life of Oldfield's great grandfather, Inspector Oldfield and the Black Hand Society: America's Original Gangsters and the US Postal Detective Who Brought Them to Justice. The authors will be interviewed by Ted Zaleski. William Oldfield is an archivist and historical lecturer and currently lives in Annapolis, Maryland. Victoria Bruce is the author of No Apparent Danger, Hostage Nation, and Sellout. She is the recipient of the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award for excellence in broadcast journalism for her film, The Kidnapping of Ingrid Betancourt. She lives in Anne Arundel County, Maryland. Presented by Carroll County Public Library and A Likely Story Bookstore LIVE on CCPL Facebook pages. Audience members may participate by writing in the comments section of the LIVE feeds. 

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Play and Learn at Home with Ms. Robin
Online
Monday, August 10, 2020 - 9:30am - 9:45am
Ages: 2 - 6
More information
Join Ms. Robin for songs, movement, and activities to do together and ideas to expand the learning at home with your child.

https://www.facebook.com/mountairylibrary/

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Music Mondays in the Park
Online
Monday, August 10, 2020 - 10:00am - 10:30am
Ages: Birth - 5
More information
Get movin' & groovin' with Ms. Amy!  

https://www.facebook.com/taneytownlibrary/

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Shake, Rattle, and Rhyme with Ms. Angie
Online
Monday, August 10, 2020 - 10:00am - 10:30am
Ages: Birth - 5
More information
Join us for some rhymes, stories, and movement.

https://www.facebook.com/eldersburglibrary/

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I Miss Your Face Zoom Storytime
Online
Monday, August 10, 2020 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: 3 - 6
Registration and more information
Ms. Barbara misses your face! Join her in a zoom storytime. Registration will close one hour prior to storytime. Can't wait to see you!!

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Folk & Fairy Tale Maker Monday
Online
Monday, August 10, 2020 - 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Ages: 4 - 10
More information
Create something new with us as we enjoy tales from long ago. Different stories will be featured each week. 

https://www.facebook.com/WestminsterBranchLibrary/

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Teen Central
Online
Monday, August 10, 2020 - 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Ages:
More information
Join the Mount Airy Branch staff every 2nd and 4th Monday afternoon all summer long for special programming just for tweens and teens! Teen topics and activities will include everything under the sun.

https://www.facebook.com/mountairylibrary/

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Toy and Board Game Trivia Night!
Online
Monday, August 10, 2020 - 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Ages: 7 - Adults, Adults
Registration and more information
Are you a Monopoly master? Do you know everything about LEGO®? Join us for this digital trivia quiz!

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Boredom Buster Crafts
Online
Tuesday, August 11, 2020 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Ages: Birth - 5
Registration and more information
Register to pick up a boredom buster craft at the ELDERSBURG BRANCH LIBRARY. As a bonus, they can be used in conjunction with our storytimes. Crafts will be available Wednesdays during Express Pickup.

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Tuesday Tales with Miss Kayla
Online
Tuesday, August 11, 2020 - 9:30am - 10:00am
Ages: Birth - 5
More information
Join Miss Kayla for stories, activities, and craft ideas.

https://www.facebook.com/taneytownlibrary/

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Ask a Master Gardener
Online
Tuesday, August 11, 2020 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: 13 - Adults, Adults
More information
Have a plant or pest question? Want helpful tips and advice on growing a productive and beautiful garden? Join a live stream presentation from the University of Maryland Extension Agents. Questions may be submitted in advance to the Eldersburg Branch Library's Facebook page.

https://www.facebook.com/eldersburglibrary/ 

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Storytime Zoom Room at the North Carroll Branch
Online
Tuesday, August 11, 2020 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: Birth - 6
Registration and more information
Meet us and your friends for an interactive and fun storytime including books, music, and movement.

 

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Down on the Farm: I Went to the Farm & What Did I See?
Online
Tuesday, August 11, 2020 - 1:00pm - 1:15pm
Ages:
More information
Head down to the farm with us! Each week we’ll learn something new about farm life, from equipment to animals.

https://www.facebook.com/taneytownlibrary/

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Multiple Sclerosis Support Group
Online
Tuesday, August 11, 2020 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: Adults
Registration and more information
Our support group has moved online! Please contact Nadine by email at nadiner@carr.org for more information and to get the Zoom link. 

Speaking with other people who have multiple sclerosis can be one of the most empowering and helpful things for someone with MS. Sharing stories, feelings, and experiences with people in similar situations are not only therapeutic, but also enlightening, and can often improve emotional health. This group is part of the MS Focus Independent Support Group Network. 

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Mystery in the Mist ONLINE Paint Program
Online
Tuesday, August 11, 2020 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: 11 - 17
More information
No magic or detective skills needed; this painting program is open to new artists and seasoned pros alike. Join us to create a mythically inspired masterpiece.

https://www.facebook.com/taneytownlibrary/

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How and Why to Podcast: Tips and Tricks
Online
Tuesday, August 11, 2020 - 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Ages: 11 - Adults, Adults
Registration and more information
There’s never been a better time to make a podcast; podcasts are soaring in popularity and the tech is easier than ever. Starting a podcast doesn't have to be overwhelming, you don't have to get a new episode out every week or month. Join Hannah Hethmon, owner of Better Lemon Creative Audio in London, and author of Your Museum Needs a Podcast, to discover a few simple steps to a successful podcast.

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Play and Learn at Home with Ms. Robin
Online
Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 9:30am - 9:45am
Ages: 2 - 6
More information
Join Ms. Robin for songs, movement, and activities to do together and ideas to expand the learning at home with your child.

https://www.facebook.com/mountairylibrary/

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Magic with Mike Rose: Enchanted Spheres
Online
Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 10:00am - 10:30am
Ages: All Ages
More information
Fairy tales feature many enchanted objects. Watch as magician Mike Rose performs some magic with his own enchanted objects, with a little help from his magic wand.

View on the following library Facebook pages:

https://www.facebook.com/carrollcountypubliclibrary/

https://www.facebook.com/eldersburglibrary/

https://www.facebook.com/FinksburgLibrary/

https://www.facebook.com/mountairylibrary/

https://www.facebook.com/northcarroll/

https://www.facebook.com/taneytownlibrary/

https://www.facebook.com/WestminsterBranchLibrary/

 

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All the Lovely Children with Ms. Kelley
Online
Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 10:30am - 10:45am
Ages: Birth - 5
More information
Join Ms. Kelley and Corky to celebrate the beauty of all children through stories and songs.

https://www.facebook.com/ccploutreach/

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Build a Play Puppy House
Online
Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: 5 - 12
Registration and more information
Imagine your very own puppy story this summer when you adopt a play puppy then design and build a house for your new pet. All supplies and directions will be included in this take-home craft. Registrants will be emailed pick up instructions; crafts will be available for pick up on August 12 during Express Pickup at the Eldersburg Branch.

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What to Read Wednesdays: Never Have I Ever
Online
Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Ages: Adults
More information
Welcome to What to Read Wednesdays. Grab your lunch and listen to North Carroll staff serve you up some great selections for readers and listeners of all tastes. We'll supply the main dish, you just bring an appetite for reading. This week we will be featuring Never Have I Ever by Joshilyn Jackson.

https://www.facebook.com/northcarroll/

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Reptile Smiles
Online
Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: All Ages
Registration and more information
Nicole Mikulas will present an exciting line-up of exotic reptiles in this interactive program. Learn about reptile care, fun facts, and more.

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Dungeons & Dragons Online
Online
Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Ages: 12 - 17
Registration and more information
Join us for a one-shot session of Dungeons & Dragons played entirely online! All characters will be pre-generated and sent to players before the program begins. This session is for beginners and avid players alike.

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Deep Relaxation Class Online
Online
Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Ages: 13 - Adults, Adults
Registration and more information
Experience the benefits of a deep relaxation session in this inwardly focused yoga class. Through gentle asanas (comfortable stretching), Yoga Nidra (deep relaxation), an introduction to pranayama (breathing practices), and meditation, we work from the physical body to the subtle bodies, restoring and inviting peace to our being. No experience necessary. If possible have a mat and a blanket available.

CCPL and Bryan Nupp assume no responsibility for injuries suffered while participating in this online program.

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To Be Read: Jennifer Steil
Online
Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Ages: Adults
More information
Join us for a virtual author talk with Jennifer Steil, the author of Exile Music. She is the author of The Woman Who Fell from the Sky, a memoir of her experience as a journalist in Yemen, and The Ambassador's Wife, a novel about a hostage crisis that was also inspired by Steil's own experience. She currently lives in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, with her husband and daughter. Based on an unexplored slice of World War II history, Exile Music is the captivating story of a young Jewish girl whose family flees refined and urbane Vienna for safe harbor in the mountains of Bolivia. Jennifer will be interviewed by Joyce Muller, President, CCPL Board of Trustees. There will also be time for audience Q&A. Presented live on the Carroll County Public Library Facebook Page. Presented by CCPL and A Likely Story Bookstore

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Kids Takeover Day: The Nocturnals Storytime
Online
Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 9:00am - 9:30am
Ages:
More information
Start off our Kids Takeover Day with readings of The Tasty Treat, The Slithery Shakedown, and The Chestnut Challenge, three titles focusing on Social Emotional Learning (SEL). Tracey Hecht will read from her critically acclaimed early reader series, where we meet three unlikely friends—Dawn, a serious fox, Tobin, a sweet pangolin, and Bismark, the pint-sized sugar glider. Download the activity kit here and make your own Pangolin, Fox, Sugar Glider, or Kinkajou ears to wear during storytime! Presented by Fabled Films Press, A Likely Story Bookstore, and CCPL. 

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Family Fun with Miss Lori
Online
Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 9:30am - 10:00am
Ages: Birth - 8
More information
Join Miss Lori for storytime fun! We'll share stories, songs, movement, and activities. Meet Miss Lori's special storytime helper - Leo!

https://www.facebook.com/taneytownlibrary/

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Summer Sillies Live with Ms. Steph
Online
Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 10:00am - 10:30am
Ages: Birth - 5
Registration and more information
Join Ms. Steph for some rhymes, stories, and movement.

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Bouncy Balloons with Ms. Denise and Corky
Online
Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 10:30am - 10:45am
Ages: Birth - 5
More information
Join Ms. Denise and Corky as we have fun playing some balloon games.

https://www.facebook.com/ccploutreach/

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Marshmallow Madness with Miss Jess
Online
Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Ages:
More information
Marshmallows are good for more than just s'mores. Miss Jess will teach you some cool arts and crafts you can build with your favorite sugary treat!

https://www.facebook.com/eldersburglibrary/

 

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Kids Takeover Day: The Nocturnals Writing Workshop
Online
Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: 7 - 11
More information
Join us as content made for kids takes over our Facebook pages! In The Nocturnals Writing Workshop, Tracey Hecht discusses inspiration, character development, and voice. Recommended for ages 7-11.

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Kids Takeover Day: Pippa Park Raises Her Game Writing Workshop
Online
Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Ages: 8 - 12
More information
Join us as content made for kids takes over our Facebook pages! In the Pippa Park Raises Her Game Writing Workshop, Erin Yun discusses how to write your own retelling, how to create your own characters, and point of view; participants can follow along with our How to Write a Retelling Worksheet.

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Gentle Yoga Online
Online
Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Ages: 13 - Adults, Adults
Registration and more information
This gentle yoga class, taught by Rebecca Berg, is designed to allow students of various abilities and physical conditions to comfortably develop his or her own yoga practice. There are many appealing aspects of yoga, including increased flexibility, relaxation, strength, improved balance, as well as stress and pain relief. No experience necessary. We may not use all of them in each class, but if possible have a blanket, bolster or pillows, strap, scarf, or soft belt and 2 blocks or books.

CCPL and Rebecca Berg assume no responsibility for injuries suffered while participating in this online program.

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Little Hands Signing: Let's Move!
Online
Friday, August 14, 2020 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: Birth - 8
Registration and more information
Sing, sign, play, and learn basic American Sign Language for summer in this fun, hands-on storytime for the whole family. Signing storyteller Kathy MacMillan is the author of Nita's First Signs and Little Hands & Big Hands: Children and Adults Signing Together.

This program will be presented in spoken English. To request accommodations, please contact aknight@carr.org

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Play and Learn at Home with Ms. Erin
Online
Friday, August 14, 2020 - 11:00am - 11:15am
Ages: 2 - 6
More information
Join Ms. Erin for songs, movement, and activities to do together and ideas to expand the learning at home with your child.

https://www.facebook.com/mountairylibrary/

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Memory Writing
Online
Friday, August 14, 2020 - 2:00pm - 2:15pm
Ages: Adults
More information
Join Maria as she describes this months' memory writing prompts. For new and veteran members.

https://www.facebook.com/mountairylibrary/

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Make a Fantasy Luminary Jar
Online
Friday, August 14, 2020 - 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Ages: 11 - 17
More information
We will be making a luminary jar with a fantasy character in it.

https://www.facebook.com/northcarroll/

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Friday Fix with Ms. Mandy
Online
Friday, August 14, 2020 - 4:00pm - 4:15pm
Ages: All Ages
More information
Looking for some book recommendations? Join us for the Friday Fix! Ms. Mandy will choose a new category each week and share some books. 

https://www.facebook.com/FinksburgLibrary/

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What's Cookin', Carroll County?
Online
Saturday, August 15, 2020 - 10:00am - 11:00pm
Ages: All Ages
More information
Join us for easy and inexpensive recipes you are sure to love!

https://www.facebook.com/taneytownlibrary/

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Teacher Resources to Go!
Online
Saturday, August 15, 2020 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Ages: Adults
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Lesson plans ready to go! We'll be posting a new set of resources every other Saturday in August. Whether you are a novice to teaching or old hat, teaching virtually or in-person, teaching a large group or a party of one, these lesson plans will help you save time and effort in planning. Using resources for all ages from CCPL, publishers, and authors, you'll be reinvigorated and, hopefully, save some time for future lessons. All lesson plans will be archived on CCPL's YouTube channel

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Imagine Your Story Engineering Challenge with Ms. Anna
Online
Saturday, August 15, 2020 - 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Ages: 6 - 17
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Can you design and build a house the Big Bad Wolf can't blow down? Try using household materials to build a house and then test your design to see if it stands against the Big Bad Wolf (a hairdryer). Ms. Anna will give you details for this challenge and then demonstrate her own design! Be sure to share photos or videos of your design in the comments of the Facebook post!

https://www.facebook.com/eldersburglibrary/

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Overbooked Book Talks
Online
Sunday, August 16, 2020 - 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Ages: Adults
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Too overbooked to commit to an online book club? Join Kari from the Mount Airy Branch to hear a quick review of some of her newest favorite reads. Focusing on a new title each month, perfect for group or individual reading enjoyment. Learn how to read it in easy to access ebook format or how to place a hold with our Express Service. No worries if you skip or miss a talk, all past book talks will be archived on the CCPL YouTube channel!

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Backyard Camping with Root Beer and Sassafras
Online
Monday, August 17, 2020 - 10:00am - 10:15am
Ages: 3 - 8
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It’s the first time two little goats, Root Beer and Sassafras, go camping in their backyard. Will they help set up the tent? Will they get into a sleeping bag? Will Ms. Erin get any sleep?! Join them and find out.

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Music Mondays in the Park
Online
Monday, August 17, 2020 - 10:00am - 10:30am
Ages: Birth - 5
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Get movin' & groovin' with Ms. Amy!  

https://www.facebook.com/taneytownlibrary/

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Folk & Fairy Tale Maker Monday
Online
Monday, August 17, 2020 - 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Ages: 4 - 10
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Create something new with us as we enjoy tales from long ago. Different stories will be featured each week. 

https://www.facebook.com/WestminsterBranchLibrary/

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Transitioning to Medicare Part 1
Online
Monday, August 17, 2020 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Ages: Adults
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Are you or someone you care about eligible for Medicare? Come and find out how to make the most out of your Medicare health benefits. There are many decisions to make when you are transitioning on to Medicare. This seminar will cover what the four parts of Medicare (Parts A, B, C, and D) are, Medicare Supplement (Medigap) plans, available preventive services, and how to protect yourself from healthcare fraud. We, also, will cover Medicare Savings Programs, which help pay for Medicare beneficiary out of pocket costs. These are not all low-income programs.

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Cartoon Trivia
Online
Monday, August 17, 2020 - 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Ages: 7 - Adults, Adults
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Play a trivia quiz for the whole family! Test your knowledge of cartoons from the Flintstones to Spongebob!

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Boredom Buster Crafts
Online
Tuesday, August 18, 2020 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Ages: Birth - 5
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Register to pick up a boredom buster craft at the ELDERSBURG BRANCH LIBRARY. As a bonus, they can be used in conjunction with our storytimes. Crafts will be available Wednesdays during Express Pickup.

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Shake, Rattle, and Rhyme with Ms. Lynne
Online
Tuesday, August 18, 2020 - 9:30am - 10:00am
Ages: Birth - 5
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Join us for some rhymes, stories, and movement.

https://www.facebook.com/eldersburglibrary/

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Ask a Master Gardener
Online
Tuesday, August 18, 2020 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: 13 - Adults, Adults
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Have a plant or pest question? Want helpful tips and advice on growing a productive and beautiful garden? Join a live stream presentation from the University of Maryland Extension Agents. Questions may be submitted in advance to the Eldersburg Branch Library's Facebook page.

https://www.facebook.com/eldersburglibrary/ 

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Storytime Zoom Room at the North Carroll Branch
Online
Tuesday, August 18, 2020 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: Birth - 6
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Meet us and your friends for an interactive and fun storytime including books, music, and movement.

 

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What's in the Treasure Box? with Mr. Max
Online
Tuesday, August 18, 2020 - 11:00am - 11:15am
Ages: 3 - Adults, Adults
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Mr. Max found a magic treasure box full of surprises - what will be inside this week? Join us and see!

https://www.facebook.com/FinksburgLibrary/

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School Age Fun with Ms. Erin
Online
Tuesday, August 18, 2020 - 2:00pm - 2:15pm
Ages: 6 - 12
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Join Ms. Erin as she brings some fun for school age kids from the library to your home! We'll talk about books, games, crafts, and lots more!

https://www.facebook.com/mountairylibrary/

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