We are now open for limited walk-in services! Visit our Reopening page for more information.

Construction of Exploration Commons at 50 East has begun at the Westminster Branch. Visit our Exploration Commons update page for information regarding the project and how to access the Westminster Branch. Beginning Monday, October 12, there will be no on-site parking. During this time, you may park in the Diffendal public parking lot behind the branch for free and access the library through the front entrance.

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Upcoming Events

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

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Multiple Sclerosis Support Group featuring Dr. Heidi Crayton
Online
Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Ages: Adults
Registration and more information
Dr. Heidi Crayton will speak to the group and answer questions about multiple sclerosis. 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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Graphic Novel Book Club: Bitter Root and March Book One
Online
Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Ages: 16 - Adults, Adults
Registration and more information
Join us for a monthly book club focused on graphic novels and sequential art!

This month, we'll start off with another comic from this year's Eisner Awards, the winner of the Best Continuing Series award, Bitter Root by David F. Walker, Chuck Brown, and Sanford Green. We'll also be discussing, in honor of Congressman John Lewis' passing, the first volume from his autobiography, March: Book One by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell.

Both graphic novels can be found on Hoopla, or in physical form by placing a hold and using Express Pickup.

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Boredom Buster Crafts
Online
Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Ages: Birth - 5
More information
Boredom Buster Crafts will be available on a first-come-first-serve basis at the Eldersburg Branch Library. You can pick them up during regular library hours Wednesday through Friday, while supplies last.

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Play and Learn at Home with Ms. Robin
Online
Wednesday, October 21, 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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Pre-K Play
Online
Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 11:00am - 11:15am
Ages: 2 - Adults
More information
You are your child's first teacher! Join us each week to learn a quick activity or tip that you can use to turn play into learning, as you prepare your child for preschool and kindergarten. Let's make learning fun for everyone!

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

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Storytime Zoom Room with the Westminster Branch
Online
Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: Birth - 6
Registration and more information
Meet us and your friends in Zoom for an interactive and fun storytime including books, music, and movement. 

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What to Read Wednesdays: The City Baker's Guide to Country Living and The Late Bloomers' Club
Online
Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Ages: 12 - 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.

Each week in October we will be featuring titles that are "off the radar"; this week we will discuss The City Baker's Guide to Country Living and The Late Bloomers' Club by Louise Miller.

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

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Mount Airy Book Discussion Group
Online
Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Ages: Adults
Registration and more information
This month's title is the One Maryland, One Book: The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See.

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Money in Crisis: Managing Your Personal Finances in Times of Crisis - A Carroll Ca$H Week Event
Online
Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Ages: 13 - Adults
Registration and more information
The COVID-19 situation has really highlighted the need to have a plan in place when we experience a financial strain. Join us to learn how to create a plan to help guide you through the lean times. Details on take home kits for Carroll Ca$h Week will be emailed to each registrant.

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Masked Mad Science
Online
Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Ages: 4 - 10
More information
Join CCPL’s zany science duo while their experiments ooze, explode, smash, and more. Science is fun, just watch and see!

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

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Deep Relaxation Class Online
Online
Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Ages: 13 - 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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Revisiting the Founding Era
Online
Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 7:00pm - 8:15pm
Ages: 10 - Adults
Registration and more information
Join program moderator, Judge Joe Getty, Maryland Court of Appeals, as he leads a discussion with Samuel Riley, Union Mills Homestead, David Greenspoon, Gerstell Academy, and Alexander Lothstein, Maryland Historical Society.  Revisiting the Founding Era will use historical documents to spark conversation about the Founding Era’s enduring ideas and themes and encourage understanding and appreciation of the time period and how they influence our lives today.

This program is supported by a grant from the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and the American Library Association through the “Revisiting the Founding Era” program (foundingera.org)  A Learning Advantage Partnership and Celebrating America Program.

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Zoom into Storytime: Live with Ms. Steph
Online
Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 10:00am - 10:30am
Ages: Birth - 5
Registration and more information
Join Ms. Steph as she shares some of her favorite books, songs, and rhymes! 

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Story and Craft In a Bag: How Many Snails?
Online
Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: 2 - 6
Registration and more information
Get everything you need to to enjoy How Many Snails?: A Counting Book at home! Includes a book, early literacy activity, and craft. Pick up will be at the Eldersburg Branch during Express Pickup. Participants will be emailed details.

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Storytime Zoom Room with the North Carroll Branch
Online
Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: Birth - 6
Registration and more information
Meet us and your friends in Zoom for an interactive and fun storytime including books, music, and movement. 

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Corky and Ms. Lana Find Five Little Pumpkins
Online
Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 10:30am - 10:45am
Ages: Birth - 5
More information
One of Corky’s favorite rhymes is "Five Little Pumpkins". It’s the right time of year to find some pumpkins and use our imaginations! We’ll learn, play, and sing as we find and learn about pumpkins together!

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

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That's Delicious!
Online
Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Ages: Adults
More information
Roxane has been cooking for friends, family, and clients since she was a teenager. Join Roxane in the kitchen for something new and delicious. See how her love of food and cooking for others creates something that’s delicious. 

Coconut Shrimp: shrimp, 1/2 cup of flour, cornstarch, 1 cup of ice water, 2 tablespoons of oil, 3 - 5 cups of sweetened coconut, 1/2 cup of orange marmalade, 1/4 cup of dijon mustard, salt, pepper, 1/4 cup of honey

https://www.facebook.com/westminsterbranchlibrary/

You can also watch on YouTube 

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Mount Airy Senior Book Discussion Group
Online
Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Ages: Adults
Registration and more information
This month's book is Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

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Virtual Credit Café: A Carroll Ca$H Week Event
Online
Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Ages: 13 - Adults
Registration and more information
Learn about your credit report, credit score, and how they affect your ability to borrow money. Find out how to check your credit report and dispute any errors. Then stick around to ask questions with our financial coaches about what works best for you. Details on take home kits for Carroll Ca$h Week will be emailed to each registrant.

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Campfire Fun: Not-So-Scary Stories
Online
Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 6:30pm - 6:45pm
Ages: 6 - Adults
More information
Campfires aren’t just for camping trips, you can enjoy them anytime! Join us as we share some not-so-scary stories around the campfire!

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

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Tech Talk with Sara & Sara
Online
Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Ages: Adults
Registration and more information
Looking for help with CCPL's digital resources? Join Sara and Sara as they address your questions about Overdrive, Hoopla, RBdigital, as well as others.  

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Fun Friday Facebook Friends with the North Carroll Branch
Online
Friday, October 23, 2020 - 10:00am - 10:15am
Ages: Birth - 6
More information
Meet us on Facebook for rhymes, songs, and more every Friday morning!

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

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Corky and Scarecrows
Online
Friday, October 23, 2020 - 10:30am - 10:45am
Ages: Birth - 5
More information
Corky and Ms. Denise will discover what a scarecrow really is and how one is made.

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

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Play and Learn at Home with Ms. Erin
Online
Friday, October 23, 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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Financial Fun Friday: A Carroll Ca$H Week Event
Online
Friday, October 23, 2020 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Ages: All Ages
Registration and more information
Close out Carroll Ca$h Week 2020 with some financial fun online! Join us for bingo and other fun games! SAVE some time on your calendar for this fun event and pick up some financial tips for kids as we play! Another fun event as part of Carroll Ca$h Week 2020! Details on take home kits for Carroll Ca$h Week will be emailed to each registrant.

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Make Drip Painting Pumpkins
Online
Friday, October 23, 2020 - 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Ages: 11 - 17
More information
Miss Aimee will show how to make drip painting pumpkins. 

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

You can also watch on YouTube

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Upcycle: Holo-Art
Online
Friday, October 23, 2020 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Ages: 17 - Adults
More information
As streaming takes over your media collection, turn your old CDs and DVDs into amazing new works of art. (Just make sure you don't need them anymore, first.)

https://www.facebook.com/FinksburgLibrary

You can also watch on YouTube 

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Virtual Family Game Night
Online
Friday, October 23, 2020 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Ages: 4 - Adults
Registration and more information
Parents, looking for something fun to do with your kids Friday night? Let the family games begin! 

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What's Cookin', Carroll County?
Online
Saturday, October 24, 2020 - 10:00am - 10:15am
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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Pets and the Afterlife
Online
Saturday, October 24, 2020 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: 12 - Adults
Registration and more information
Learn how pets in spirit have the ability to send signals to the living and wait for us in the afterlife. Rob Gutro, medium, paranormal investigator, scientist, and author of Pets and the Afterlife - How They Communicate from the Other Side and More and Pets and the Afterlife 2: Stories of Signs from Pets That Passed will discuss how to cope with grief after losing a beloved pet. He will identify the signs they give us and the science behind why living pets can sense entities. By the end of the talk, you will be able to find the signs from your pets in spirit.

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Haunted House Digital Escape Room
Online
Saturday, October 24, 2020 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Ages: 11 - Adults
More information
Join us for our latest digital escape room! This time, you've been invited to stay the night in a haunted house to gain a fortune! Can you solve the puzzles and safely survive the night?

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

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STEAM at Home: Design Your Own Art Machine
Online
Saturday, October 24, 2020 - 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Ages: 8 - 17
Registration and more information
Learn to create a kinetic sculpture that is designed to build and move! 

Craft kits are available for this program at the branch of your choice! After registering, participants will receive an email informing them when and they may pick up a bag of activity supplies through Express Pickup! On the day of the program, watch the pre-recorded video to learn how to make your art machines!

Craft kits will be available for pickup starting Friday, October 16th, and will be available until Monday, November 2nd.

Watch the how-to video on YouTube at https://youtu.be/2oDStUOggUs

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Marlene at Home: A Change of Seasons
Online
Sunday, October 25, 2020 - 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Ages: Adults
More information
Welcome to Marlene at Home! Come on in for a weekly visit and make yourself comfy without wearing masks or observing social distancing. Just know you are warmly welcomed as we share this time together and talk about being at home on a variety of topics, from decorating to simple recipes, things we enjoy collecting, music, our porches, and more.

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

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Ghost Walk of Westminster
Online
Sunday, October 25, 2020 - 8:00pm - 8:15pm
Ages: 10 - Adults
More information
Join us for a virtual stroll through Westminster to visit our local ghosts and legends. Each day's video will be available for 24 hours before it is taken down.

https://www.facebook.com/westminsterbranchlibrary/

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Play and Learn at Home with Ms. Robin
Online
Monday, October 26, 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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Shake, Rattle, and Rhyme with Ms. Angie
Online
Monday, October 26, 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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Halloween Crafts
Online
Monday, October 26, 2020 - 10:00am - 6:00pm
Ages: Birth - 8
More information
Halloween crafts will be available on a first-come-first-serve basis at the North Carroll Branch Library. You can pick them up Monday through Saturday, during library hours, while supplies last.

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Spooky Zoom Storytime with Ms. Barbara
Online
Monday, October 26, 2020 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Ages: Birth - 8
Registration and more information
Put on a costume and Join Ms. Barbara for spooky songs, stories, and dances.

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Emmett’s Playhouse
Online
Monday, October 26, 2020 - 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Ages: Birth - 8
More information
It’s Halloween time! What does Emmett have in store for us? Will there be spooky stories? Costumes? Ghosts? You’ll have to tune in to find out!

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

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Transitioning to Medicare Part 2
Online
Monday, October 26, 2020 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Ages: Adults
Registration and more information
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. 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, also, discuss a different way to obtain all services covered by Medicare and more: Medicare Advantage Plans.

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Spooky Trivia Night!
Online
Monday, October 26, 2020 - 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Ages: 7 - Adults
Registration and more information
Pause your monster movie marathon for a little while and come play trivia about all things spooky with and a few things sweet thrown in!

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Ghost Walk of Westminster
Online
Monday, October 26, 2020 - 8:00pm - 8:15pm
Ages: 10 - Adults
More information
Join us for a virtual stroll through Westminster to visit our local ghosts and legends. Each day's video will be available for 24 hours before it is taken down.

https://www.facebook.com/westminsterbranchlibrary/

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Halloween with Elephant and Piggie and Ms. Maria
Online
Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - 9:30am - 9:45am
Ages: Birth - 8
More information
If you really like slop, join Ms. Maria for Elephant and Piggie books and songs...with a Halloween twist!

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

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Carving and Cooking Pumpkins with Mr. Chris
Online
Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - 10:00am - 10:15am
Ages: Birth - 5
More information
Mr. Chris will show you how to make a custom stencil for your pumpkins and many delicious recipes you can make from your pumpkins.

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

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Storytime Zoom Room with the North Carroll Branch: Spooky Stories
Online
Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: Birth - 6
Registration and more information
Meet us and your friends in Zoom for an interactive and fun storytime including books, music, and movement. 

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Halloween Crafts
Online
Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - 10:00am - 6:00pm
Ages: Birth - 8
More information
Halloween crafts will be available on a first-come-first-serve basis at the North Carroll Branch Library. You can pick them up Monday through Saturday, during library hours, while supplies last.

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School Age Fun with Ms. Erin
Online
Tuesday, October 27, 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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Tasty Tuesdays with Taylor
Online
Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - 3:00pm - 3:15pm
Ages: Adults
More information
Join Weis Markets Dietitian, Taylor, as she prepares two recipes featuring canned black beans! These easy recipes are great for incorporating some vegetarian meals into your routine. You can find the recipe for Sweet Potato and Black Bean Chili here -> https://bit.ly/2Da6Ali and the Easy Black Bean Burger here -> https://bit.ly/34FlP0E

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

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Diverse Voices Book Club: Dread Nation
Online
Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Ages: 16 - Adults
Registration and more information
Join us for a monthly book discussion focusing on a diverse author's work. Each month we will select a young or new adult title written by an author from a diverse background so we can learn from others' perspectives. Our October selection is Dread Nation by Justina Ireland. Available through Overdrive/Libby or in hard copy through Express Pickup.

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Crafting with Sara: Halloween Terrariums
Online
Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - 6:00pm - 6:15pm
Ages: 13 - Adults
More information
Join Sara S. from the Mount Airy Branch as she takes you step-by-step through some crafting ideas to show you how easy crafting can be. This month we will be building a Halloween terrarium from basic craft materials and things you can find around the house.  

https://www.facebook.com/mountairylibrary

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Ghost Walk of Westminster
Online
Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - 8:00pm - 8:15pm
Ages: 10 - Adults
More information
Join us for a virtual stroll through Westminster to visit our local ghosts and legends. Each day's video will be available for 24 hours before it is taken down.

https://www.facebook.com/westminsterbranchlibrary/

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Boredom Buster Crafts
Online
Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Ages: Birth - 5
More information
Boredom Buster Crafts will be available on a first-come-first-serve basis at the Eldersburg Branch Library. You can pick them up during regular library hours Wednesday through Friday, while supplies last.

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Play and Learn at Home with Ms. Robin
Online
Wednesday, October 28, 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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Shake, Rattle, and Rhyme with Ms. Patsy
Online
Wednesday, October 28, 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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STEAM at Home: Halloween STEAM
Online
Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 10:00am - 10:30am
Ages: 6 - 17
Registration and more information
Join us in virtual Exploration Point! for some spooky HallowSTEAM activities! Use static electricity to make a floating ghost, make a paper spider web, and explore perception to create a jack-o'-lantern optical illusion! 

Craft kits are available for this program through Express Pickup at the Eldersburg Branch. After registering, participants will receive an email informing them when they may pick up a bag of craft supplies! On the day of the program, watch the pre-recorded video to learn how to make your Halloween STEAM crafts using your kit!

Craft kits will be available for pickup Thursday, October 15th through Monday, November 5th.

Watch video on YouTube at https://youtu.be/eKQ_36KEDNw. 

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Halloween Crafts
Online
Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 10:00am - 6:00pm
Ages: Birth - 8
More information
Halloween crafts will be available on a first-come-first-serve basis at the North Carroll Branch Library. You can pick them up Monday through Saturday, during library hours, while supplies last.

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Pre-K Play
Online
Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 11:00am - 11:15am
Ages: 2 - Adults
More information
You are your child's first teacher! Join us each week to learn a quick activity or tip that you can use to turn play into learning, as you prepare your child for preschool and kindergarten. Let's make learning fun for everyone!

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

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Storytime Zoom Room with the Westminster Branch
Online
Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: Birth - 6
Registration and more information
Meet us and your friends in Zoom for an interactive and fun storytime including books, music, and movement. 

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What to Read Wednesdays: Becoming Mrs. Lewis
Online
Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Ages: 12 - 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.

Each week in October we will be featuring titles that are "off the radar"; this week we will discuss Becoming Mrs. Lewis by Patti Callahan.

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

 

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SOLD OUT! Jeff Kinney: The Deep End Drive Thru Pool Party
Offsite
Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Ages: All Ages
More information
SOLD OUT! This event is sold out, but you can still purchase signed copies from A Likely Story Bookstore at (410) 795-1718

Join us for a special socially-distanced, contactless event with Jeff Kinney, author of Diary of a Wimpy Kid. Celebrate the release of Jeff's latest Diary of a Wimpy Kid #15, with "The Deep End Drive Thru Pool Party."

Families who purchase tickets will drive through several pool party themed stations. At the final station, Jeff will personally deliver the family's signed copy of The Deep End and pose for a socially-distanced photo. Families must stay in their cars at all times. Attendees over the age of two must wear a face covering when car window is open.

Tickets will be for a selected time window and can be purchased through A Likely Story Bookstore at https://sykesvillebooks.indiecommerce.com/event/jeff-kinney-deep-end-drive-thru-pool-party

Presented by A Likely Story Bookstore and Carroll County Public Library. Special thanks to Century High School, CCPS.

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Movie Discussion Group
Online
Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Ages: Adults
Registration and more information
Use the library's Kanopy  streaming movie service to watch My Afternoons with Margueritte staring Gérard Depardieu and Gisèle Casadesus. Then join us for a discussion of this sweet French movie that tells a story of an unlikely friendship that is formed around books and reading. Feel free to bring your own snacks.

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Ghost Walk of Westminster
Online
Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 8:00pm - 8:15pm
Ages: 10 - Adults
More information
Join us for a virtual stroll through Westminster to visit our local ghosts and legends. Each day's video will be available for 24 hours before it is taken down.

https://www.facebook.com/westminsterbranchlibrary/

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Weekend Wanderings
Online
Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 9:30am - 9:45am
Ages: Birth - 10
More information
Travel to a fun destination in Maryland or Pennsylvania for a kid's outdoor adventure that adults will love too!

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

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Corky Plays Ball with Ms. Belinda
Online
Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 10:00am - 10:15am
Ages: Birth - 5
More information
Come play ball with Corky as he learns about different sports. How are the balls different for each sport? Will he find a favorite sport? Do you have a favorite sport?

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

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Make Your Own Day of the Dead Keepsake Box
Online
Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: 5 - 10
Registration and more information
Register for supplies to make a Day of the Dead keepsake box. Supplies will be available at the Eldersburg Branch Library during Express Pickup starting October 29th at 10 AM. Instructions are included with the bagged supplies.

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Storytime Zoom Room with the North Carroll Branch: Spooky Stories
Online
Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: Birth - 6
Registration and more information
Meet us and your friends in Zoom for an interactive and fun storytime including books, music, and movement. 

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Halloween Crafts
Online
Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 10:00am - 6:00pm
Ages: Birth - 8
More information
Halloween crafts will be available on a first-come-first-serve basis at the North Carroll Branch Library. You can pick them up Monday through Saturday, during library hours, while supplies last.

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That's Delicious!
Online
Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Ages: Adults
More information
Roxane has been cooking for friends, family, and clients since she was a teenager. Join Roxane in the kitchen for something new and delicious. See how her love of food and cooking for others creates something that’s delicious. 

Greek Yogurt: 1 gallon of whole milk, 7 ounces of plain yogurt (live, active yogurt cultures), thermometer

https://www.facebook.com/westminsterbranchlibrary/

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Bilingual Storytime
Online
Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 4:00pm - 4:15pm
Ages: Birth - 11
More information
¿Hablan español o les gustaría aprender? Compartiremos libros, cuentos, rimas, música, y movimiento en inglés y español. Venga a hablar, cantar, y leer juntos.

Do you speak Spanish or would you like to learn? We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement in English and Spanish. Come talk, sing, and read together.

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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Teen Zoom Hang Out: Anime Club
Online
Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Ages: 13 - 17
Registration and more information
Do you like watching anime or reading manga? Join this virtual hangout to discuss your favorite series with other like-minded teens! Please plan on logging in to the meeting 15 minutes early.

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Gentle Yoga Online
Online
Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Ages: 13 - 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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Ghost Walk of Westminster
Online
Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 8:00pm - 8:15pm
Ages: 10 - Adults
More information
Join us for a virtual stroll through Westminster to visit our local ghosts and legends. Each day's video will be available for 24 hours before it is taken down.

https://www.facebook.com/westminsterbranchlibrary/

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Who's at the Library?
Online
Friday, October 30, 2020 - 9:30am - 9:45am
Ages: All Ages
More information
Taneytown Branch Library staff wants to say hello, we miss you, and happy Halloween! Make a virtual visit to the library and meet our staff in costumes! Can you recognize the book/movie characters? Do you spy familiar faces from the library. Please come join the fun!

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

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Fun Friday Facebook Friends Halloween Edition
Online
Friday, October 30, 2020 - 10:00am - 10:15am
Ages: Birth - 6
More information
Meet us on Facebook for rhymes, songs, and more every Friday morning!

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

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Trick-or-Treat with Root Beer and Sassafras
Online
Friday, October 30, 2020 - 10:00am - 10:15am
Ages: 3 - 8
More information
Can little goats go trick-or-treating just like the children in their neighborhood? What costumes will they wear? Join Root Beer and Sassafras as they learn about trick-or-treating.

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

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Halloween Crafts
Online
Friday, October 30, 2020 - 10:00am - 6:00pm
Ages: Birth - 8
More information
Halloween crafts will be available on a first-come-first-serve basis at the North Carroll Branch Library. You can pick them up Monday through Saturday, during library hours, while supplies last.

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Play and Learn at Home with Ms. Erin
Online
Friday, October 30, 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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Yoga for Everyone Online
Online
Friday, October 30, 2020 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: 13 - 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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Make Spooky Slime
Online
Friday, October 30, 2020 - 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Ages: 11 - 17
More information
Mr. Mark will be showing how to make spooky slime.

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

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Haunted Hangout!
Online
Friday, October 30, 2020 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Ages: 10 - 17
Registration and more information
Celebrate the spooky season with our Zoom lock-in featuring scary-movie bingo, Kahoot!, a costume contest, and more!

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Ghost Walk of Westminster
Online
Friday, October 30, 2020 - 8:00pm - 8:15pm
Ages: 10 - Adults
More information
Join us for a virtual stroll through Westminster to visit our local ghosts and legends. Each day's video will be available for 24 hours before it is taken down.

https://www.facebook.com/westminsterbranchlibrary/

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What's Cookin', Carroll County?
Online
Saturday, October 31, 2020 - 10:00am - 10:15am
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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Halloween Crafts
Online
Saturday, October 31, 2020 - 10:00am - 3:00pm
Ages: Birth - 8
More information
Halloween crafts will be available on a first-come-first-serve basis at the North Carroll Branch Library. You can pick them up Monday through Saturday, during library hours, while supplies last.

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Robot Pumpkin Smash Virtual Meetup
Online
Saturday, October 31, 2020 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: 5 - Adults
Registration and more information
Join the Robo-Lions, a team of students, as they fire up their robots for an online smash hit: Robot Pumpkin Smash! Find out how many times it takes a robot to crack open a pumpkin. They will include some "at home" activity suggestions with simple materials. This program is a collaboration between PIE3 (Partnership in Inspiration for Engineering Education and Entrepreneurship) and Carroll County Public Library. 

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A Paranormal Casebook of Maryland
Online
Saturday, October 31, 2020 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Ages: 12 - Adults
Registration and more information
The Inspired Ghost Tracking team will discuss several of their most unusual Maryland investigations, such as the case of the dismembered ghost and the alleyway ghost. Learn why ghosts stay behind and how the IGT team works with them to bring them solutions and peace. 

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Spooky Science: Foaming Pumpkin
Online
Saturday, October 31, 2020 - 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Ages: 6 - 10
More information
Celebrate Halloween with Ms. Amy as she makes a jack o lantern foam at the mouth with science that’s probably too messy to try at home!

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

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Ghost Walk of Westminster
Online
Saturday, October 31, 2020 - 8:00pm - 8:15pm
Ages: 10 - Adults
More information
Join us for a virtual stroll through Westminster to visit our local ghosts and legends. Each day's video will be available for 24 hours before it is taken down.

https://www.facebook.com/westminsterbranchlibrary/

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Marlene at Home: Adventures with Cooper
Online
Sunday, November 1, 2020 - 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Ages: Adults
More information
Welcome to Marlene at Home! Come on in for a weekly visit and make yourself comfy without wearing masks or observing social distancing. Just know you are warmly welcomed as we share this time together and talk about being at home on a variety of topics, from decorating to simple recipes, things we enjoy collecting, music, our porches, and more.

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

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Play and Learn at Home with Ms. Robin
Online
Monday, November 2, 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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Zoom Storytime with Ms. Barbara: Friends
Online
Monday, November 2, 2020 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Ages: Birth - 8
Registration and more information
Join Ms. Barbara for songs, stories, and movement.

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Mario Kart Monday
Online
Monday, November 2, 2020 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Ages: 8 - 17
More information
Since we can't play in person, play Mario Kart online with your friends at the library! Use your Nintendo Switch and Mario Kart 8 game to join in on the fun; find our races with tournament code 2725-2317-9563.

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Shake, Rattle, and Rhyme with Ms. Lynne
Online
Tuesday, November 3, 2020 - 9:30am - 10:00am
Ages: Birth - 5
More information
Join us for some rhymes, stories, and movement.

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

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Storytime Zoom Room with the North Carroll Branch
Online
Tuesday, November 3, 2020 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: Birth - 6
Registration and more information
Meet us and your friends in Zoom for an interactive and fun storytime including books, music, and movement. 

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Kindness Counts!
Online
Tuesday, November 3, 2020 - 11:00am - 11:15am
Ages: All Ages
More information
Join us as we learn to decorate simple cards from things in our homes and color pictures to brighten the days of residents in a local nursing facility. A limited amount of blank cards will be available for pick up in the lobby of the Taneytown Branch Library from November 3 - 9 for you to decorate. You can make cards using these examples, use your own cards (created or purchased), or just color our coloring page to share with the residents. Drop off your cards and creations in the box outside of our lobby during our open hours by November 10 and Ms. Amy will take our care package to the seniors.

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

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What's in the Treasure Box? with Mr. Max
Online
Tuesday, November 3, 2020 - 11:00am - 11:15am
Ages: 3 - Adults
More information
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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Multiple Sclerosis Support Group
Online
Tuesday, November 3, 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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