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Upcoming Events

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

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Read and Play
Eldersburg Branch
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 9:45am - 10:45am
Ages: Birth - 24 Months
More information
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize.

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The Little Red Hen
Taneytown Branch
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 9:45am - 10:45am
Ages: 3 - 12
Registration and more information
The Little Red Hen is tired of eating boring old chicken feed for supper. She wants something new, bold, and different! A pizza is the solution, but who will help the Little Red Hen make it? Horse and Lizard are always ready to help out, but can they cook? Join us and the animals as we embark on a wacky, and maybe a little messy, kitchen adventure!

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Twos and Threes Together
Finksburg Branch
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 9:45am - 10:45am
Ages: 2 - 3
More information
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement.

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Family Storytime
North Carroll Branch
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: Birth - 8
More information
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. 

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Twos and Threes Together
Westminster Branch
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: 2 - 3
More information
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement.

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Independent Exploration
Eldersburg Branch
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 10:00am - 8:00pm
Ages: 3 - Adults, Adults
More information
Drop in for self-directed use of our makerspace resources during our unstaffed open lab hours. Check https://library.carr.org/programs/explorationpoint.asp for a full list of the equipment and software available. For staff assistance with a project or piece of equipment, please speak with a librarian to schedule a one-on-one tech appointment.

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Family Storytime
North Carroll Branch
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: Birth - 8
More information
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. 

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Read and Play
Finksburg Branch
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: Birth - 24 Months
More information
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize.

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Read and Play
Westminster Branch
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: Birth - 24 Months
More information
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize.

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Sally Ride: Reach for the Stars
Mount Airy Branch
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: All Ages
Registration and more information
Join the excitement as Mary Ann Jung from History Alive portrays Sally Ride, the first American woman in space - and the youngest astronaut!

“Dr. Sally Ride was more than an astronaut - she was an American treasure. Thanks to Sally's work throughout her lifetime, young women and girls, can now aspire to fly in space. That is primarily because of the way Sally lived her life and dedicated it to future generations.” – Former NASA Administrator Charles Bolden

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Twos and Threes Together
Eldersburg Branch
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: 2 - 3
More information
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement.

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Lunch at the Library
Taneytown Branch
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Ages: Birth - 18
More information
This summer the Taneytown Branch Library will be partnering with Carroll County Public Schools and the US Department of Agriculture to provide free summer meals for kids and teens. There is no enrollment and no cost. In addition to our computers and Play & Learn Center, we will be featuring many programs before and after the lunches. Join us for fun and food on weekdays this summer. 

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Mount Airy Senior Book Discussion Group: Dead Wake
Offsite
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Ages: Adults
More information
This month's selection is Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania by Erik Larson.

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Discovery T-I-M-E
Taneytown Branch
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: All Ages
More information
Join us in a discovery of inquiry, problem-solving, engagement, and creativity. There will be something different to do every day!

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Duct Tape!
North Carroll Branch
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: 11 - 17
Registration and more information
Join us to make and take some fantastic creations out of duct tape.

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NASA Presents Apollo 50: Explore Rockets and Spacecraft
Westminster Branch
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: 11 - Adults, Adults
More information
Join NASA as they celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. We will be livestreaming sessions from NASA's new Apollo 50th series in branch. Stop in to learn more about the past, present, and future of NASA's space programs.

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Recycle Fun!
Taneytown Branch
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: 7 - 11
Registration and more information
Turn trash into treasure! Save the Earth and make a cool craft while you're at it!

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Sally Ride: Reach for the Stars
Finksburg Branch
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: All Ages
More information
Join the excitement as Mary Ann Jung from History Alive portrays Sally Ride, the first American woman in space - and the youngest astronaut!

“Dr. Sally Ride was more than an astronaut - she was an American treasure. Thanks to Sally's work throughout her lifetime, young women and girls, can now aspire to fly in space. That is primarily because of the way Sally lived her life and dedicated it to future generations.” – Former NASA Administrator Charles Bolden

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Family Storytime
Westminster Branch
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Ages: Birth - 8
More information
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. 

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Transitioning to Medicare Part 2
Eldersburg Branch
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Ages: Adults
More information
Are you or someone you care about eligible for Medicare? Come and find out how to make the most of your Medicare health benefits. This seminar focuses on Medicare Supplement/Medigap and Medicare Advantage plans. Learn about the different Medigap plans and your period of guaranteed issue rights under Original Medicare. These secondary/supplemental plans can cover some or all of Medicare's out-of-pocket costs. We will discuss a different way to obtain all services covered by Medicare and more: Medicare Advantage Plans.

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Drop-In Knitting
Taneytown Branch
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Ages: Adults
More information
Please join us to share your ideas, patterns, books, and tips. A great time to visit and work on your latest projects.

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Beats, Bows and Remixes
Offsite
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Ages: All Ages
More information
Join Christylez Bacon and Wytold as hip-hop and classical music collide with multi-cultural collaboration, transforming well-known songs into new compositions. Learn how these musicians work as a team, listening to each other’s different backgrounds and perspectives as they shape modern versions of all-time favorites, from Hot Cross Buns to Bruno Mars. Create a team remix with Christylez and Wytold that twists and turns a familiar tune into a brand-new musical invention. Get a preview at www.hiphopcello.com. All attendees need to register through the Carroll County Arts Council at http://bit.ly/2Ww4UHh.

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Family Storytime
Mount Airy Branch
Friday, June 28, 2019 - 10:00am - 10:30am
Ages: Birth - 8
More information
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. 

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Elephant and Piggie
Eldersburg Branch
Friday, June 28, 2019 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: 3 - 9
Registration and more information
Elephant and Piggie return to storytime this summer! Parents and children are invited to help retell stories by playing pretend with these beloved Mo Willems books. We will enjoy three stories and sing songs together to spark the imagination. 

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Read and Play
North Carroll Branch
Friday, June 28, 2019 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: Birth - 24 Months
More information
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize.

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Rumpelstiltskin
Taneytown Branch
Friday, June 28, 2019 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: All Ages
More information
Join the family fun as the Grannies of Carroll Vista present Rumpelstiltskin, a classic tale of gold, greed, and guessing. The miller's daughter must spin straw into gold - or lose her life. A mysterious little man offers his help, at a price. See who wins this fairy tale battle of wits.

 

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Family Storytime
Mount Airy Branch
Friday, June 28, 2019 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Ages: Birth - 8
More information
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. 

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Sally Ride: Reach for the Stars
Westminster Branch
Friday, June 28, 2019 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: All Ages
More information
Join the excitement as Mary Ann Jung from History Alive portrays Sally Ride, the first American woman in space - and the youngest astronaut!
"Dr. Sally Ride was more than an astronaut - she was an American treasure. Thanks to Sally's work throughout her lifetime, young women and girls, can now aspire to fly in space. That is primarily because of the way Sally lived her life and dedicated it to future generations." – Former NASA Administrator Charles Bolden

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Lunch at the Library
Taneytown Branch
Friday, June 28, 2019 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Ages: Birth - 18
More information
This summer the Taneytown Branch Library will be partnering with Carroll County Public Schools and the US Department of Agriculture to provide free summer meals for kids and teens. There is no enrollment and no cost. In addition to our computers and Play & Learn Center, we will be featuring many programs before and after the lunches. Join us for fun and food on weekdays this summer. 

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Summer Lunchtime Concert Series: Cash Only
Westminster Branch
Friday, June 28, 2019 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Ages: All Ages
More information
Join us for free live music on the Booth Memorial Stage in our park. Feel free to bring a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy your lunch while you are here.

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She Spoke
Eldersburg Branch
Friday, June 28, 2019 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Ages: 6 - Adults, Adults
More information
Kathy MacMillan, contributing author of She Spoke: 14 Women Who Raised Their Voices and Changed the World, will hold an inspirational discussion about women and girls who spoke up to make the world a better place. 

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Stuffed Animal Taxidermy
Eldersburg Branch
Friday, June 28, 2019 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: 11 - 17
Registration and more information
Instead of throwing away your old stuffed animals, why not mount them on your wall? Create your own trendy wall decoration for your room. Materials will be provided, but feel free to bring your own plushy to taxidermy.

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Design Your Own Spacecraft with Kerbal
Finksburg Branch
Friday, June 28, 2019 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Ages: 11 - 17
Registration and more information
Test your design, engineering, and flight skills with Kerbal Space Program. Can you build a digital spacecraft that will successfully launch? Can you pilot your ship into outer space? Challenge yourself and your friends to reach orbit and beyond in this free-build Kerbal session.

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Stranger Things Kickoff
Taneytown Branch
Friday, June 28, 2019 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Ages: 11 - 17
More information
Love your leg warmers? Still working on that Rubik’s Cube? Or do you just love the decade from the hit series, Stranger Things? Join us as we celebrate the release of season 3…and all things '80s…with crafts, activities, and snacks.  

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Teen After Hours: Water Party
Westminster Branch
Friday, June 28, 2019 - 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Ages: 11 - 17
Registration and more information
School's out, and we're celebrating with a splash! Join our Teen Advisory Board as we have a wet time in the library's park. Participants should bring a change of clothes for inside activities. Permission slips are required and can be picked up at the Information Desk.

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Independent Exploration
Eldersburg Branch
Saturday, June 29, 2019 - 10:00am - 4:00pm
Ages: 3 - Adults, Adults
More information
Drop in for self-directed use of our makerspace resources during our unstaffed open lab hours. Check https://library.carr.org/programs/explorationpoint.asp for a full list of the equipment and software available. For staff assistance with a project or piece of equipment, please speak with a librarian to schedule a one-on-one tech appointment.

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Escape Room: Help Get the Hubble Back
Taneytown Branch
Saturday, June 29, 2019 - 11:00am - 4:00pm
Ages: 11 - Adults, Adults
More information
Join us for this Breakout EDU based escape room! Gather some friends and help NASA regain control of the Hubble space telescope by solving puzzles and finding clues before time runs out! Sign-ups will start on 6/15, reserve your space by coming into the branch or calling us at 410-386-4510.

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Exploration Workshop: Intro to Youth Entrepreneurship
Eldersburg Branch
Saturday, June 29, 2019 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: 8 - 17
Registration and more information
Do you have a fun business idea? Are you willing to work hard, take calculated risks, and be optimistic? Join us for this introduction to youth entrepreneurship and innovation. Learn how to create a vision plan and discover more about the real business world.This program is sponsored in part by a grant from the Maryland State Library and the Institute for Museums and Library Services and is a collaboration with Biz Kidz Academy.

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Yoga with Syeda
North Carroll Branch
Saturday, June 29, 2019 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Ages: Adults
Registration and more information
Mark your calendars and relax through the summer months with yoga classes lead by Syeda Kahn. Register to assure a place; walk-ins are welcome at 3:00 PM if there is room.

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Bluegrass with Alani
Eldersburg Branch
Saturday, June 29, 2019 - 10:30pm - 11:30pm
Ages: All Ages
More information
Local bluegrass musician Alani Sugar will play the fiddle and mandolin in the cafè.

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Summer Reads: Elin Hilderbrand
Eldersburg Branch
Sunday, June 30, 2019 - 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Ages: Adults
Registration and more information
JUST ANNOUNCED! We have added on a second event with Elin Hilderbrand on 6/30 at 3:30pm. Please click here to sign up for that session: https://ccpl.librarymarket.com/events/summer-reads-elin-hilderbrand-330pm-event

CCPL and A Likely Story Bookstore invite you to a special Summer Reads author event with the queen of the summer novel, Elin Hilderbrand.

Her first historical novel, SUMMER OF '69, is rich with the details of an era that shaped both a nation and an island thirty miles out to sea. Elin Hilderbrand is a graduate of The Johns Hopkins University and the Iowa Writers Workshop. She has lived on Nantucket for 25 years and is the mother of three teenagers. SUMMER OF '69 is her twenty-third novel. Elin is also a 5 year breast cancer survivor. 

An author talk will be followed by a book signing. Titles will be available for purchase from A Likely Story Bookstore. 

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Sunday Music in the Library
Eldersburg Branch
Sunday, June 30, 2019 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: All Ages
More information
6/2: Lydia Bandy (piano/harp)

6/9: Elaine Bryant (harp)

6/16: Rob Caswell (dulcimer)

6/23: Matt McMullin (guitar)

6/30:Chris Reynolds (guitar)

7/7: Lydia Bandy (piano/harp)

7/14: Elaine Bryant (harp)

7/21: Rob Caswell (dulcimer)

7/28: Matt McMullin (guitar)

8/4: Elaine Bryant (harp)

8/11: Kendallyn Korth (harp)

8/18:Rob Caswell (dulcimer)

8/25: Lydia Bandy (piano/harp)

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Summer Reads: Elin Hilderbrand (3:30pm Event)
Eldersburg Branch
Sunday, June 30, 2019 - 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Ages: Adults
Registration and more information
This second seating, is now filled. Please fill out the form below if you would like to join the wait list. 

CCPL and A Likely Story Bookstore invite you to a special Summer Reads author event with the queen of the summer novel, Elin Hilderbrand.

Her first historical novel, SUMMER OF '69, is rich with the details of an era that shaped both a nation and an island thirty miles out to sea. Elin Hilderbrand is a graduate of The Johns Hopkins University and the Iowa Writers Workshop. She has lived on Nantucket for 25 years and is the mother of three teenagers. SUMMER OF '69 is her twenty-third novel. Elin is also a 5 year breast cancer survivor. 

An author talk will be followed by a book signing. Titles will be available for purchase from A Likely Story Bookstore. 

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Read and Play
Westminster Branch
Monday, July 1, 2019 - 9:30am - 10:30am
Ages: Birth - 24 Months
More information
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize.

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Family Storytime
Eldersburg Branch
Monday, July 1, 2019 - 9:45am - 10:45am
Ages: Birth - 8
More information
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. 

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Read and Play
Mount Airy Branch
Monday, July 1, 2019 - 9:45am - 10:45am
Ages: Birth - 24 Months
More information
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize.

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The Little Red Hen
Finksburg Branch
Monday, July 1, 2019 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: 3 - 12
More information
The Little Red Hen is tired of eating boring old chicken feed for supper. She wants something new, bold, and different! A pizza is the solution, but who will help the Little Red Hen make it? Horse and Lizard are always ready to help out, but can they cook? Join us and the animals as we embark on a wacky, and maybe a little messy, kitchen adventure!

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The Scoop on Soil
Taneytown Branch
Monday, July 1, 2019 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: 4 - 10
More information
Without soil, there would be no plants and, without plants or soil, there would be no food for us to eat. Learn what soil is made of, the creatures that help to make soil healthy, and how we all depend on healthy soil for healthy food. Make a garden in a bottle - a small recycled planter made from plastic bottles with fast sprouting seeds inside. A University of Maryland Extension program.

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Meetup Mondays
North Carroll Branch
Monday, July 1, 2019 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: All Ages
More information
Get together at the library for a fun social time for you and your children. We’ll provide the space, toys, and activities; you provide the fun. Play is an important part of developing early literacy skills. Learn and make new friends at the same time!

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Independent Exploration
Eldersburg Branch
Monday, July 1, 2019 - 10:00am - 8:00pm
Ages: 3 - Adults, Adults
More information
Drop in for self-directed use of our makerspace resources during our unstaffed open lab hours. Check https://library.carr.org/programs/explorationpoint.asp for a full list of the equipment and software available. For staff assistance with a project or piece of equipment, please speak with a librarian to schedule a one-on-one tech appointment.

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Ready, Set, School!
Westminster Branch
Monday, July 1, 2019 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Ages: 3 - 6
More information
An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills.

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Family Storytime
Eldersburg Branch
Monday, July 1, 2019 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: Birth - 8
More information
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. 

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Shake, Rattle, and Read
Mount Airy Branch
Monday, July 1, 2019 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: 2 - 5
More information
Explore dancing, singing, and shaking your sillies out at this movement-based program. Older siblings welcome.

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Lunch at the Library
Taneytown Branch
Monday, July 1, 2019 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Ages: Birth - 18
More information
This summer the Taneytown Branch Library will be partnering with Carroll County Public Schools and the US Department of Agriculture to provide free summer meals for kids and teens. There is no enrollment and no cost. In addition to our computers and Play & Learn Center, we will be featuring many programs before and after the lunches. Join us for fun and food on weekdays this summer. 

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Discovery T-I-M-E
Taneytown Branch
Monday, July 1, 2019 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: All Ages
More information
Join us in a discovery of inquiry, problem-solving, engagement, and creativity. There will be something different to do every day!

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4th of July Drop-In Crafts
Taneytown Branch
Monday, July 1, 2019 - 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Ages: All Ages
More information
Get into the spirit for Independence Day! Drop in to create some fun crafts for the holiday. A variety of materials will be available for all ages to create the perfect 4th of July crafts.

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Maker Monday: Mosaics
Westminster Branch
Monday, July 1, 2019 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: 4 - 12
Registration and more information
Create a picture using paper squares in the style of the ancient world.

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The Little Red Hen
Finksburg Branch
Monday, July 1, 2019 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: 3 - 12
More information
The Little Red Hen is tired of eating boring old chicken feed for supper. She wants something new, bold, and different! A pizza is the solution, but who will help the Little Red Hen make it? Horse and Lizard are always ready to help out, but can they cook? Join us and the animals as we embark on a wacky, and maybe a little messy, kitchen adventure!

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Teen Advisory Board
Westminster Branch
Monday, July 1, 2019 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Ages: 12 - 17
More information
Calling all teens looking for leadership roles in planning library programs. We want you for our Teen Advisory Board! Need service hours? We’ve got those too!

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Pajama Storytime
Eldersburg Branch
Monday, July 1, 2019 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Ages: 2 - 12
More information
There is nothing better than bedtime stories with cookies and juice. Wear your pajamas to this cozy storytime.

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The Little Red Hen
Finksburg Branch
Monday, July 1, 2019 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Ages: 3 - 12
More information
The Little Red Hen is tired of eating boring old chicken feed for supper. She wants something new, bold, and different! A pizza is the solution, but who will help the Little Red Hen make it? Horse and Lizard are always ready to help out, but can they cook? Join us and the animals as we embark on a wacky, and maybe a little messy, kitchen adventure!

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North Carroll Knitters Group
North Carroll Branch
Monday, July 1, 2019 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Ages: Adults
More information
Knitters and crocheters are all welcome to join this semi-monthly gathering to share tips, projects, and patterns.

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Read and Play
Eldersburg Branch
Tuesday, July 2, 2019 - 9:45am - 10:45am
Ages: Birth - 24 Months
More information
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize.

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Read and Play
Finksburg Branch
Tuesday, July 2, 2019 - 9:45am - 10:45am
Ages: Birth - 24 Months
More information
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize.

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Twos and Threes Together
Taneytown Branch
Tuesday, July 2, 2019 - 9:45am - 10:45am
Ages: 2 - 3
More information
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement.

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Family Storytime
Mount Airy Branch
Tuesday, July 2, 2019 - 10:00am - 10:30am
Ages: Birth - 8
More information
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. 

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Let's Move
Westminster Branch
Tuesday, July 2, 2019 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: 2 - 5
More information
Our regular, theme-based storytime with a twist and a stretch and maybe a yoga pose! There will be an age appropriate story, songs, and a learning activity along with the opportunity to get up and get moving!

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Move & Learn
North Carroll Branch
Tuesday, July 2, 2019 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: 2 - 6
More information
A theme-based storytime featuring an age-appropriate story, songs, and learning activities, with a concentration on creative movement.

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Independent Exploration
Eldersburg Branch
Tuesday, July 2, 2019 - 10:00am - 1:00pm
Ages: 3 - Adults, Adults
More information
Drop in for self-directed use of our makerspace resources during our unstaffed open lab hours. Check https://library.carr.org/programs/explorationpoint.asp for a full list of the equipment and software available. For staff assistance with a project or piece of equipment, please speak with a librarian to schedule a one-on-one tech appointment.

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Family Storytime
Mount Airy Branch
Tuesday, July 2, 2019 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Ages: Birth - 8
More information
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. 

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Move & Learn
North Carroll Branch
Tuesday, July 2, 2019 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: 2 - 6
More information
A theme-based storytime featuring an age-appropriate story, songs, and learning activities, with a concentration on creative movement.

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Read and Play
Eldersburg Branch
Tuesday, July 2, 2019 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: Birth - 24 Months
More information
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize.

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Read and Play
Westminster Branch
Tuesday, July 2, 2019 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: Birth - 24 Months
More information
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize.

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Twos and Threes Together
Finksburg Branch
Tuesday, July 2, 2019 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: 2 - 3
More information
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement.

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Lunch at the Library
Taneytown Branch
Tuesday, July 2, 2019 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Ages: Birth - 18
More information
This summer the Taneytown Branch Library will be partnering with Carroll County Public Schools and the US Department of Agriculture to provide free summer meals for kids and teens. There is no enrollment and no cost. In addition to our computers and Play & Learn Center, we will be featuring many programs before and after the lunches. Join us for fun and food on weekdays this summer. 

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Discovery T-I-M-E
Taneytown Branch
Tuesday, July 2, 2019 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: All Ages
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Join us in a discovery of inquiry, problem-solving, engagement, and creativity. There will be something different to do every day!

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Tech Tuesdays
Westminster Branch
Tuesday, July 2, 2019 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: All Ages
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Come by for some hands-on tech fun for all ages in our Young Adult area of the library. The materials available will change from week to week.

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Disney Party
Mount Airy Branch
Tuesday, July 2, 2019 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: Birth - 8
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You've got a friend in us, fellow Disney fans! You don't need a genie to grant you a special wish - we really ARE having a Disney party! Come help us celebrate the characters, movies, stories, and music we all know and love. Hakuna Matata!

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Sharpie Tie-Dyed T-Shirts
Eldersburg Branch
Tuesday, July 2, 2019 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Ages: 8 - 17
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Use colorful Sharpie markers to tie-dye a t-shirt! All materials will be provided.

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Independent Exploration
Eldersburg Branch
Tuesday, July 2, 2019 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Ages: 3 - Adults, Adults
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Drop in for self-directed use of our makerspace resources during our unstaffed open lab hours. Check https://library.carr.org/programs/explorationpoint.asp for a full list of the equipment and software available. For staff assistance with a project or piece of equipment, please speak with a librarian to schedule a one-on-one tech appointment.

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Yoga with Syeda
Finksburg Branch
Tuesday, July 2, 2019 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Ages: Adults
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De-stress, tone-up, and make friends with Syeda's yoga group. Difficulty level ranges from beginner to intermediate.

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Natural After Sun Skin Relief
North Carroll Branch
Tuesday, July 2, 2019 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Ages: Adults
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Come learn about essential oils and natural skin relief. Participants will each make an all natural toxin-free after sun skin relief spray! All supplies will be provided.

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Pajama Party Storytime
Westminster Branch
Tuesday, July 2, 2019 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Ages: Birth - 8
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Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime introduces stories through books, songs, and activities appropriate for young children.

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Writing Group
Eldersburg Branch
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 - 9:15am - 11:15am
Ages: Adults
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Writers of all levels and genres are invited to join our weekly writing group. It is a flexible, drop-in, stay as long as you like, environment. The primary goal is to dedicate quiet time away from the daily chaos to make consistent progress on your novel or children's book. Periodically, per group consensus, some time will be spent brainstorming, critiquing, and sharing knowledge about upcoming events and the book publishing industry.

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Blast Off to the Movies
Taneytown Branch
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 - 9:45am - 10:45am
Ages: 3 - 6
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Join the creative fun and decorate your own rocket or starship! Then, blast off to the Taneytown Branch "Space Station" for a movie.

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Read and Play
Mount Airy Branch
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 - 9:45am - 10:45am
Ages: Birth - 24 Months
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Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize.

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Read and Play
Eldersburg Branch
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 - 9:45am - 10:45am
Ages: Birth - 24 Months
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Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize.

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Family Storytime
North Carroll Branch
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: Birth - 8
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We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. 

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Twos and Threes Together
Westminster Branch
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: 2 - 3
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This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement.

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Read and Play
Taneytown Branch
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Ages: Birth - 24 Months
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Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize.

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Twos and Threes Together
Mount Airy Branch
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Ages: 2 - 3
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This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement.

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Family Storytime
Finksburg Branch
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: Birth - 5
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We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. 

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Read and Play
Westminster Branch
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: Birth - 24 Months
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Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize.

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Twos and Threes Together
Eldersburg Branch
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: 2 - 3
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This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement.

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Lunch at the Library
Taneytown Branch
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Ages: Birth - 18
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This summer the Taneytown Branch Library will be partnering with Carroll County Public Schools and the US Department of Agriculture to provide free summer meals for kids and teens. There is no enrollment and no cost. In addition to our computers and Play & Learn Center, we will be featuring many programs before and after the lunches. Join us for fun and food on weekdays this summer. 

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Discovery T-I-M-E
Taneytown Branch
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: All Ages
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Join us in a discovery of inquiry, problem-solving, engagement, and creativity. There will be something different to do every day!

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Ready, Set, School!
Finksburg Branch
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Ages: 3 - 6
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An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills.

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Happy Birthday USA
Eldersburg Branch
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: 2 - 6
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Celebrate our country's birthday with stories, songs, and activities.

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Midweek Minecraft: Creative
Eldersburg Branch
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: 8 - 17
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Come play Minecraft with other players on our special library Minecraft server. 

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NASA Storytime
Westminster Branch
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: All Ages
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Amazing Acrylics
Taneytown Branch
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Ages: 8 - 12
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Blast off for a summer of artsy fun! Learn to paint using acrylics to create a starry masterpiece! 

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Midweek Minecraft: Survival
Eldersburg Branch
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Ages: 8 - 17
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Come play Minecraft with other players on our special library Minecraft server. 

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Transitioning to Medicare Part 1
Westminster Branch
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
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 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, Medicare Advantage plans, available preventative services, and how to protect yourself from healthcare fraud. We will cover Medicare Savings Programs, which help pay for Medicare beneficiary out-of-pocket costs. These are not all low-income programs. Presented by Carroll County State Health Insurance Assistance Program/Senior Medicare Patrol.

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Pajama Party Storytime
Taneytown Branch
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Ages: Birth - 8
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Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime introduces stories through books, songs, and activities appropriate for young children.

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Pajama Party Storytime
Finksburg Branch
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Ages: Birth - 8
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Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime introduces stories through books, songs, and activities appropriate for young children.

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Westminster Book Discussion Group: Artemis
Westminster Branch
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Ages: Adults
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This month's selection is Artemis by Andy Weir.

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Pajama Party Storytime
North Carroll Branch
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 - 6:45pm - 7:45pm
Ages: Birth - 8
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Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime introduces stories through books, songs, and activities appropriate for young children.

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Deep Relaxation Class
Eldersburg Branch
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Ages: 13 - Adults, Adults
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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. Please bring a mat and a blanket.

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NASA Storytime
Westminster Branch
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Ages: All Ages
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Join us as astronauts on the International Space Station read stories to and conduct science experiments for the children of Earth as the world rotates below. There will be a craft afterwards. Imagine no more…it’s Storytime from Space!

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Chess Club
Eldersburg Branch
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Ages: 11 - Adults, Adults
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Whether you are a master or have never played, join us for Chess Club. You can learn the rules of the game, study classic games from history, stretch your brain with chess puzzles, or just sit down and play with friends. 

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