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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
Tuesday, October 22, 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
Finksburg Branch
Tuesday, October 22, 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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Twos and Threes Together
Taneytown Branch
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 9:45am - 10:45am
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
Mount Airy Branch
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 10:00am - 10:30am
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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Let's Move
Westminster Branch
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: 2 - 5
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Our regular, theme-based storytime with a twist. There will be age appropriate stories, 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, October 22, 2019 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: 2 - 6
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A theme-based storytime featuring an age-appropriate story, songs, and learning activities, with a concentration on creative movement.

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Family Storytime
Mount Airy Branch
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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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Move & Learn
North Carroll Branch
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: 2 - 6
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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
Westminster Branch
Tuesday, October 22, 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
Tuesday, October 22, 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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Twos and Threes Together
Finksburg Branch
Tuesday, October 22, 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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Breastfeeding Support Group
Eldersburg Branch
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Ages: Adults
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Breastfeeding can be challenging and emotional for new moms. Come share, support, socialize and help one another in a non-judgmental environment. Siblings welcome. This support group is led by Susan Weyer, RN, IBCLC. A scale is available for pre and post weights.

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Community Read: What the Eyes Don't See
Taneytown Branch
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Ages: Adults
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We will be discussing this year's One Maryland One Book selection, What the Eyes Don't See by Mona Hanna-Attisha. This book chronicles Dr. Mona's relentless pursuit to uncover the contamination of Flint, Michigan's drinking water. 

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Wire Wrapped Bead Rings
North Carroll Branch
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Ages: Adults
Registration and more information
Learn how to wrap beads with wire and create your own ring. All supplies will be provided.

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Yoga with Syeda
Finksburg Branch
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Ages: Adults
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Strengthen your body, sharpen your mind, soothe your spirit. Follow Syeda through a series of postures and guided imageries. Beginner to intermediate. Register to reserve a space.

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Pajama Party Storytime
Westminster Branch
Tuesday, October 22, 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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SOLD OUT! Michael Connelly
Offsite
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Ages: Adults
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This event is now sold out! Please join our wait list at the link below. $29 includes copy of THE NIGHT FIRE. Tickets available at https:/library.carr.org/connelly or at any CCPL branch.

Harry Bosch and LAPD Detective Renée Ballard come together again on the murder case that obsessed Bosch's mentor, the man who trained him---new from #1 New York Times bestselling author Michael Connelly

Michael Connelly is the author of thirty-two previous novels, including the #1 New York Times bestsellers Dark Sacred Night, Two Kinds of Truth, and The Late Show. His books, which include the Harry Bosch series and Lincoln Lawyer series, have sold more than seventy-four million copies worldwide. Connelly is a former newspaper reporter who has won numerous awards for his journalism and his novels. He is the executive producer of Bosch, starring Titus Welliver, and the creator and host of the podcast Murder Book. He spends his time in California and Florida. Presented by A Likely Story Bookstore and Carroll County Public Library. Special thanks to Carroll Community College and Hachette Book Group. 

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Writing Group
Eldersburg Branch
Wednesday, October 23, 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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Read and Play
Mount Airy Branch
Wednesday, October 23, 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, October 23, 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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Ready, Set, School!
Taneytown Branch
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 9:45am - 10:45am
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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Family Storytime
North Carroll Branch
Wednesday, October 23, 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, October 23, 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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Twos and Threes Together
Mount Airy Branch
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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
Finksburg Branch
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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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Read and Play
Westminster Branch
Wednesday, October 23, 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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Read and Play
Taneytown Branch
Wednesday, October 23, 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, October 23, 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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Ready, Set, School!
Finksburg Branch
Wednesday, October 23, 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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Battle of the Books Information Session
Westminster Branch
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Ages: Adults
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Parents and coaches of students thinking about being part of the Battle of the Books competition are invited to attend an information session. We will share information about the battle, the books, the rules, answer questions and give preparation tips for both the elementary and middle school battles.

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Pajama Party Storytime
Finksburg Branch
Wednesday, October 23, 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
Taneytown Branch
Wednesday, October 23, 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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NASA Space and Flight: Journey from the Moon to Mars
Mount Airy Branch
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Ages: All Ages
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Please join us for a special live streaming series with NASA Goddard staff to learn about NASA’s journey from the moon to Mars. You’ll have the opportunity to learn, ask questions, and participate in a fun activity. This session is geared toward middle school students.

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Pajama Party Storytime
North Carroll Branch
Wednesday, October 23, 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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Septic Care: Important Information for Homeowners
North Carroll Branch
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Ages: Adults
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George Schooley, certified septic system installer, inspector, and founder of Legacy Septic & Excavation, will share how to maintain your septic system to keep it working properly, helping you protect your home and family. Questions regarding BAT systems, sand mounds, and other new technology will be addressed. Mr. Schooley will provide a brief presentation on the care of septic systems, followed by a Q&A session.

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Family Storytime
Taneytown Branch
Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 9:45am - 10:45am
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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Read and Play
Eldersburg Branch
Thursday, October 24, 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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Twos and Threes Together
Finksburg Branch
Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 9:45am - 10:45am
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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Twos and Threes Together
Mount Airy Branch
Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 10:00am - 10:30am
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
North Carroll Branch
Thursday, October 24, 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
Thursday, October 24, 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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Family Storytime
North Carroll Branch
Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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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Read and Play
Finksburg Branch
Thursday, October 24, 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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Read and Play
Westminster Branch
Thursday, October 24, 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
Thursday, October 24, 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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Mount Airy Senior Center Book Discussion Group: Fool Me Once
Offsite
Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Ages: Adults
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This month's title is Fool Me Once by Harlan Coben.

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Family Storytime
Westminster Branch
Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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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College Information Night
Taneytown Branch
Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Ages: 16 - Adults, Adults
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A presentation on what you need to know about college.

Topics to include:

  • Testing Recommendations (SAT and ACT)
  • Navigating the College Search Process
  • College Application Details
  • Dual Enrollment Program
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The Life and Literary Legacy of Edgar Allan Poe
North Carroll Branch
Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Ages: Adults
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Experience the mysterious life and literary legacy of Edgar Allan Poe through the Enoch Pratt Free Library’s collections. Learn about Poe’s personal life and family, his writings, and his mysterious death in Baltimore in 1849. View unique artifacts from Poe’s life including manuscripts, letters, and personal items from the library’s collections.

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Gentle Yoga
Eldersburg Branch
Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Ages: 13 - Adults, Adults
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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. Please wear comfortable clothing; bring a mat and a blanket.

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Thinking Out Loud: Water, Health, and Community Teamwork
Westminster Branch
Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Ages: 11 - Adults, Adults
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Join us for a panel presentation on the topic of inspiring holistic, creative, and collaborative approaches to address water health and design private/public partnerships around water challenges. Using the 2019 One Maryland One Book selection, What the Eyes Don’t See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City by Mona Hanna-Attisha, CCPL presents an exciting opportunity for learning and conversation on an important topic.

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Community Café: Music
Taneytown Branch
Friday, October 25, 2019 - 9:30am - 11:00am
Ages: Adults
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Come out on the fourth Friday of the month for a time of community sharing in our Magazine Café Space.  Each month will have a different theme to focus around. Bring one item to share that fits the theme. We will also use digital resources, invited guests, and a mini-activity to explore the theme together. Learn something new and share something you've already learned.

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Family Storytime
Mount Airy Branch
Friday, October 25, 2019 - 10:00am - 10:30am
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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Exploring STEM through Art
Eldersburg Branch
Friday, October 25, 2019 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: 2 - 5
Registration and more information
Create your own works of art using science, technology, engineering, and math.

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Preschool STEAM Tales: Strega Nona
Taneytown Branch
Friday, October 25, 2019 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: 3 - 6
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Explore traditional folk tales with a STEAM twist! We'll incorporate science, technology, engineering art, and/or math activities to extend the fun! Our feature story is Strega Nona, and we'll have oodles of fun with pasta - in celebration of World Pasta Day!

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Read and Play
North Carroll Branch
Friday, October 25, 2019 - 10:00am - 11:00am
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
Mount Airy Branch
Friday, October 25, 2019 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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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Frankenstein Friday
Mount Airy Branch
Friday, October 25, 2019 - 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Ages: Birth - 8
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We don't have to wait for Halloween! Stiffly walk into Frankenstein Friday as we read silly books, dance like Frankenstein's monster, and even have a Frankenstein obstacle course! Costumes welcome!

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Saturday Storytime
Eldersburg Branch
Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 9:45am - 10:45am
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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Family STEM Saturdays at the Library: Slime
North Carroll Branch
Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: 4 - Adults, Adults
Registration and more information
Participate in a hands-on chemistry experiment that involves squishy, gooey, sticky fun!

These programs encourage parents/care givers to participate with their children. It is required that an adult accompany children ages 6 and younger. Only children need to register.

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Bluegrass with Alani
Eldersburg Branch
Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Ages: All Ages
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Local bluegrass musician Alani Sugar will play the fiddle and mandolin.

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Saturday Storytime
Mount Airy Branch
Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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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Halloween Drop-In Crafts
Taneytown Branch
Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 11:00am - 1:00pm
Ages: All Ages
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Callings all boos and ghouls. Let’s get creative and make spooktacular decorations for Halloween! A fall-themed alternative option will be available. All supplies provided.

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Open Exploration
Eldersburg Branch
Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 1:00pm - 4:30pm
Ages: 6 - 17
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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.

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Ghost Walk of Westminster
Westminster Branch
Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Ages: 10 - Adults, Adults
Registration and more information
Join us for a ghost presentation and stroll through Westminster to visit our local ghosts and legends. The walk is approximately 1.5 miles. In the event of rain, a virtual ghost walk will take place in the library.  

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Homebuyer/Home Seller Seminar
Eldersburg Branch
Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: Adults
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Angela Ignacio from RE/MAX Advantage Realty and residential loan originator Austine Spriggs, will be presenting an overview of the home buying process including information about credit repair, home selling tips, VA loans, first-time buyers programs, and loan types with time to answer questions.  

 

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PAWS to Read
Eldersburg Branch
Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: 5 - 17
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Come to the library and read a story to a book-loving dog. Research shows that reading to animals can boost reading skills in children as well as help with emotional and social skills. Struggling readers are encouraged to participate.

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Robot Pumpkin Smash
Finksburg Branch
Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Ages: 5 - Adults, Adults
Registration and more information
The Robo-Lions will bring their robot, fresh from travels in Deep Space, to the library ready to once again find a new purpose in smashing pumpkins. Come to see a 120-lb robot capable of lifting a pumpkin nine feet into the air, spinning on a dime, and generally creating mayhem with elevators and lifts. There will also be crafts and games for all ages, and an opportunity for high school students to find out how to join the team for the season kicking off in January. 

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Tales from Spooky Hollow
Westminster Branch
Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Ages: 6 Months - 6
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Miss Brenda and Miss Amy will present some not-so-scary spine chilling tales for little ones.

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Tales from Spooky Hollow
Westminster Branch
Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Ages: 7 - Adults, Adults
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In the days approaching Halloween, there are tales to be told. Miss Carolyn will share her spine-tingling tales that are sure to curl your hair and leave you looking over your shoulder.

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Tales from Spooky Hollow
Westminster Branch
Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Ages: Adults
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Are you afraid of the dark? Do you love scary stories? What about ghost stories that actually happened? Or maybe you just want to hear something dark and creepy? Storytellers Miss Carolyn, Miss Pat, and Miss Stella will give you something to think about as Halloween approaches.

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Ghost Walk of Westminster
Westminster Branch
Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Ages: 10 - Adults, Adults
Registration and more information
Join us for a ghost presentation and stroll through Westminster to visit our local ghosts and legends. The walk is approximately 1.5 miles. In the event of rain, a virtual ghost walk will take place in the library.  

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Sunday Music in the Library
Eldersburg Branch
Sunday, October 27, 2019 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Ages: All Ages
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9/8: Lydia Bandy (piano/harp)

9/15: Elaine Bryant (harp)

9/22: Ghost Sugar at 1 PM (bluegrass band) & Chris Reynolds at 2:30 PM (guitar)

9/29: Kendalyn Korth (harp)

10/6: Chris Reynolds (guitar)

10/13: Lydia Bandy (piano/harp)

10/20: Elaine Bryant (harp)

10/27: Ghost Sugar at 1 PM (bluegrass band) & Rob Caswell at 2:30 PM (dulcimer)

11/3: Chris Reynolds(guitar)

11/10: Lydia Bandy (piano/harp)

11/17: Elaine Bryant (harp)

11/24: Rob Caswell (dulcimer) 

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Read and Play
Westminster Branch
Monday, October 28, 2019 - 9:30am - 10:30am
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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Family Storytime
Eldersburg Branch
Monday, October 28, 2019 - 9:45am - 10:45am
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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Read and Play
Mount Airy Branch
Monday, October 28, 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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Meetup Mondays
North Carroll Branch
Monday, October 28, 2019 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: All Ages
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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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Ready, Set, School!
Westminster Branch
Monday, October 28, 2019 - 10:30am - 11:30am
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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Ask a Master Gardener
North Carroll Branch
Monday, October 28, 2019 - 10:30am - 12:30pm
Ages: Adults
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Drop in and bring your questions about fall and winter gardening to a Carroll County Master Gardener. Pick up tips, handouts and more!

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Family Storytime
Eldersburg Branch
Monday, October 28, 2019 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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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Meetup Mondays
Mount Airy Branch
Monday, October 28, 2019 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: 2 - 5
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Join us for a playgroup just for preschoolers. Come enjoy a festive space where you and your child can explore and play with our toys, read a board book, enjoy music, and socialize with others.

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Spooky Storytime
Finksburg Branch
Monday, October 28, 2019 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: 2 - 6
Registration and more information
It's almost Halloween! Put on a costume and join us for a spooky storytime with stories, songs, and a witch's brew. 

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Open Exploration
Eldersburg Branch
Monday, October 28, 2019 - 3:00pm - 8:30pm
Ages: 6 - 17
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.

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Gingerdead Houses
Taneytown Branch
Monday, October 28, 2019 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Ages: 11 - 17
Registration and more information
Gingerbread isn’t just for the winter! Come create some shockingly sweet and marvelously macabre dwellings for ghosties and goblins. All supplies will be provided, just bring your creativity.

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Ribbons of Scarlet Author Tour: Laura Kamoie, Stephanie Dray, and E. Knight
Mount Airy Branch
Monday, October 28, 2019 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Ages: Adults
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Meet three of the authors of Ribbons of Scarlet: Laura Kamoie, Stephanie Dray, and E. Knight. Multiple bestselling and award-winning authors bring to life a breathtaking epic novel illuminating the hopes, desires, and destinies of princesses and peasants, harlots and wives, fanatics and philosophers—six unforgettable women whose paths cross during one of the most tumultuous and transformative events in history: the French Revolution.

Presented by A Likely Story Bookstore and Carroll County Public Library.

A book signing will follow an author panel. Books will be available for purchase from A Likely Story Bookstore. 

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North Carroll Book Discussion Group: Educated
North Carroll Branch
Monday, October 28, 2019 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Ages: Adults
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This month's selection is Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover.

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Botanicals with Bite
Finksburg Branch
Monday, October 28, 2019 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Ages: Adults
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Join Courtney Coddington, Home Horticulture, Master Gardener, University of Maryland Extension, Carroll County as we explore the inspiration for witches' brew, poison arrows, and other toxins. Then get an introduction to our favorite carnivorous plants that capture prey for food!

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