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Upcoming Events

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Read and Play
Finksburg Branch
Tuesday, May 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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Read and Play
Eldersburg Branch
Tuesday, May 28, 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, May 28, 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, May 28, 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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Let's Move
Westminster Branch
Tuesday, May 28, 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, May 28, 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, May 28, 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
Mount Airy Branch
Tuesday, May 28, 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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Move & Learn
North Carroll Branch
Tuesday, May 28, 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
Westminster Branch
Tuesday, May 28, 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
Eldersburg Branch
Tuesday, May 28, 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, May 28, 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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Breast Feeding Support Group
Eldersburg Branch
Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 12:30pm - 1:30pm
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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Yoga with Syeda
Finksburg Branch
Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Ages: 16 - Adults, Adults
Registration and more information
Welcome spring with a yoga-toned body and peace of mind. This is a beginner to intermediate class.

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Mindfulness for Beginners
Eldersburg Branch
Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Ages: 16 - Adults, Adults
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Actively learn how to create a meditation practice. Instructor Bryan Nupp will guide you to reunite with your inner tranquility and serenity. You will learn how to rest comfortably in stillness to find greater peace.

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Pajama Party Storytime
Westminster Branch
Tuesday, May 28, 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, May 29, 2019 - 9:15am - 10:30am
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, May 29, 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
Eldersburg Branch
Wednesday, May 29, 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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Ready, Set, School!
Taneytown Branch
Wednesday, May 29, 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, May 29, 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
Wednesday, May 29, 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, May 29, 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, May 29, 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
Taneytown Branch
Wednesday, May 29, 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
Wednesday, May 29, 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
Eldersburg Branch
Wednesday, May 29, 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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Ready, Set, School!
Finksburg Branch
Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm
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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Pajama Party Storytime
Taneytown Branch
Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Ages: Birth - 8
More information
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, May 29, 2019 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Ages: Birth - 8
More information
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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Community Showing of Heroin Still Kills
Finksburg Branch
Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Ages: 13 - Adults, Adults
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Please join us for a free community showing of Heroin Still Kills. Guest speakers include Edward J. Coyne, Deputy State’s Attorney for Carroll County, Commissioner Christopher Eric Bouchat, and Brittney Sabock, of the State’s Attorney Office, as well as the cast of Heroin Still Kills. This program sponsored by the Roaring Run Lions Club.

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Pajama Party Storytime
North Carroll Branch
Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 6:45pm - 7:45pm
Ages: Birth - 8
More information
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, May 29, 2019 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Ages: 13 - Adults, Adults
Registration and more information
Experience the benefits of a deep relaxation session in this inwardly focused yoga class. Through gentle asanas (comfortable stretching), Yoga Nidra (deep relaxation), an introduction to pranayama (breathing practices), and meditation, we work from the physical body to the subtle bodies, restoring and inviting peace to our being. No experience necessary. Please bring a mat and a blanket.

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Family Storytime
Taneytown Branch
Thursday, May 30, 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
Eldersburg Branch
Thursday, May 30, 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
Finksburg Branch
Thursday, May 30, 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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Twos and Threes Together
Mount Airy Branch
Thursday, May 30, 2019 - 10:00am - 10:30am
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
North Carroll Branch
Thursday, May 30, 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, May 30, 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, May 30, 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, May 30, 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
Westminster Branch
Thursday, May 30, 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
Finksburg Branch
Thursday, May 30, 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
Eldersburg Branch
Thursday, May 30, 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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NASA Presents Apollo 50: Explore Lunar Science
Finksburg Branch
Thursday, May 30, 2019 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: 11 - Adults, Adults
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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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Family Storytime
Westminster Branch
Thursday, May 30, 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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Tween Space
Taneytown Branch
Thursday, May 30, 2019 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Ages: 8 - 12
More information
A weekly after-school program with a snack, craft/game/tech time, and homework assistance. Different activities every week! We will not meet on early dismissal days or when CCPS is closed.  

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Gentle Yoga
Eldersburg Branch
Thursday, May 30, 2019 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Ages: 13 - Adults, Adults
Registration and more information
This gentle yoga class, taught by Rebecca Berg, is designed to allow students of various abilities and physical conditions to comfortably develop his or her own yoga practice. There are many appealing aspects of yoga, including increased flexibility, relaxation, strength, improved balance, as well as stress and pain relief. No experience necessary. Please wear comfortable clothing; bring a mat and a blanket.

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Family Storytime
Mount Airy Branch
Friday, May 31, 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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Little Learners: Wonderful World of Wiggling Worm
Westminster Branch
Friday, May 31, 2019 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: 2 - 5
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Explore stories, art, science, music, physical activity, and more! Let’s learn all about worms! What do they eat? Can they see? What important job do they do in nature? Get ready to dig down into our worm bin as we search for our wiggly friends!

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Read & Play
North Carroll Branch
Friday, May 31, 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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Family Storytime
Mount Airy Branch
Friday, May 31, 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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Itty Bitty Scientists: Let's Grow It
Taneytown Branch
Friday, May 31, 2019 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: 2 - 5
Registration and more information
Learn about seeds and planting through hands-on activities. Find out how earthworms and insects help flowers and plants grow.

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Music TogetherⓇ Demo Class by Syke’d Music
Eldersburg Branch
Saturday, June 1, 2019 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: Birth - 5
More information
Calling all babies, toddlers, preschoolers, and their grownups! Join Katie Garner from Syke’d Music for a fun, interactive Music Together demo class. Experience a sample of our most loved songs from the Family Favorites song collection. Please register at www.sykedmusic.com.

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Puttering Around the Art Studio with Charlie Maiorana
North Carroll Branch
Saturday, June 1, 2019 - 10:00am - 11:30am
Ages: 16 - Adults, Adults
Registration and more information
Multi-discipline artist Charlie Maiorana will be launching his exciting and informative new book, Puttering Around the Art Studio, a combination notebook, journal, and how-to manual of art and sculpture ideas, explorations, sources, and techniques. A demonstration on raised-line artisan ceramic tiles from the book will be followed by time for questions & answers. Books will be available for purchase.

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Carroll Ca$h Day
Taneytown Branch
Saturday, June 1, 2019 - 10:00am - 3:00pm
Ages: All Ages
More information
In partnership with the Human Services Program of Carroll County, we will be having a day of financial fun for the whole family! We'll have a scavenger hunt, free document shredding courtesy of The Shred Mill, financial simulations, free credit reports, an energy savings demo, and much more! Free snacks, games, prizes, and giveaways! 

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Independent Exploration
Eldersburg Branch
Saturday, June 1, 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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Meet and Greet a Joey
Mount Airy Branch
Saturday, June 1, 2019 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: 5 - 17
Registration and more information
Join Roos2u as they bring a baby kangaroo or wallaby to the library! Do you know how big a joey is when it's born? A jellybean! Enjoy learning about this amazing species environment, nutrition, behaviors, and much more.

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Volunteer Tech Guru
Eldersburg Branch
Saturday, June 1, 2019 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: 8 - Adults, Adults
More information
Are you interested in learning more about coding, web design, 3D printing, laser engraving, or Microsoft Office applications? Drop in to Exploration Point! to receive help from a volunteer guru on a first come, first served basis.

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Yoga with Syeda
North Carroll Branch
Saturday, June 1, 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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