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Upcoming Events

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

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Yoga for Everyone
Eldersburg Branch
Sunday, July 21, 2019 - 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Ages: 13 - Adults, Adults
Registration and more information
This class in the Hatha Yoga tradition is suitable for many different levels and abilities. Therapeutic elements of yoga will be included. The class ends with a deep relaxation Yoga Nidra. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat or towel.

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Sunday Music in the Library
Eldersburg Branch
Sunday, July 21, 2019 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: All Ages
More information
6/2: Lydia Bandy (piano/harp)

6/9: Elaine Bryant (harp)

6/16: Rob Caswell (dulcimer)

6/23: Matt McMullin (guitar)

6/30:Chris Reynolds (guitar)

7/7: Lydia Bandy (piano/harp)

7/14: Elaine Bryant (harp)

7/21: Rob Caswell (dulcimer)

7/28: Matt McMullin (guitar)

8/4: Elaine Bryant (harp)

8/11: Kendallyn Korth (harp)

8/18:Rob Caswell (dulcimer)

8/25: Lydia Bandy (piano/harp)

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Afternoon Movie Time: Home
Westminster Branch
Sunday, July 21, 2019 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Ages: All Ages
More information
Please join us for a showing of Home (PG, 110 minutes). Feel free to bring your own refreshments.

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Independent Exploration
Eldersburg Branch
Sunday, July 21, 2019 - 2:00pm - 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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Read and Play
Westminster Branch
Monday, July 22, 2019 - 9:30am - 10:30am
Ages: Birth - 24 Months
More information
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize.

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Family Storytime
Eldersburg Branch
Monday, July 22, 2019 - 9:45am - 10:45am
Ages: Birth - 8
More information
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. 

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Read and Play
Mount Airy Branch
Monday, July 22, 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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Healthy Gardens Grow
Taneytown Branch
Monday, July 22, 2019 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: 4 - 10
More information
What makes a garden grow? Earth, rain, sun, and all sorts of creatures! Eddie works hard, digging, pulling weeds, and watering his plants, and soon his garden is magnificent, from his string bean house to his tall sunflowers. Make a lettuce necklace to take home. A University of Maryland Extension program.

 

 

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Paint Party Drop-In!
North Carroll Branch
Monday, July 22, 2019 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: 4 - 11
More information
Put your painting clothes on and join us for a painting extravaganza. You will have the opportunity to make creations by using different types of painting. There will be a variety of painting fun for everyone!

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Independent Exploration
Eldersburg Branch
Monday, July 22, 2019 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: 3 - Adults, Adults
More information
Drop in for self-directed use of our makerspace resources during our unstaffed open lab hours. Check https://library.carr.org/programs/explorationpoint.asp for a full list of the equipment and software available. For staff assistance with a project or piece of equipment, please speak with a librarian to schedule a one-on-one tech appointment.

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Ready, Set, School!
Westminster Branch
Monday, July 22, 2019 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Ages: 3 - 6
More information
An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills.

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Cats: The Fantastic Pets
Finksburg Branch
Monday, July 22, 2019 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: All Ages
Registration and more information
There are many types of cats and each one has its own personality. Can cats be taught tricks? Can they be taught to be obedient? Do they provide companionship? Can they live with other animals? Learn all the answers to these questions and more.

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Family Storytime
Eldersburg Branch
Monday, July 22, 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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Meetup Mondays
Mount Airy Branch
Monday, July 22, 2019 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: 2 - 5
More information
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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Lunch at the Library
Taneytown Branch
Monday, July 22, 2019 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Ages: Birth - 18
More information
This summer the Taneytown Branch Library will be partnering with Carroll County Public Schools and the US Department of Agriculture to provide free summer meals for kids and teens. There is no enrollment and no cost. In addition to our computers and Play & Learn Center, we will be featuring many programs before and after the lunches. Join us for fun and food on weekdays this summer. 

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Black Holes there is NO ESCAPE!
Eldersburg Branch
Monday, July 22, 2019 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Ages: 6 - 12
Registration and more information
Join us as we bend space and time to reach the bathrooms on the other side of the galaxy. We will travel to a distant star just before its death. We will warp the fabric of space and survive to tell about it. Find out your connection to the elements and how our atmosphere protects us. Follow the sun through its old age and make your own neutron star. Find out how with Skip Bird, Outreach Director of the Westminster Astronomical Society.

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Read with a Furry Friend
Westminster Branch
Monday, July 22, 2019 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Ages: 5 - 12
More information
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Discovery T-I-M-E
Taneytown Branch
Monday, July 22, 2019 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: All Ages
More information
Join us in a discovery of inquiry, problem-solving, engagement, and creativity. There will be something different to do every day!

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Computer Science Camp
Eldersburg Branch
Monday, July 22, 2019 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Ages: 7 - 11
Registration and more information
For students entering second grade this fall. This week long camp will follow an exciting and engaging curriculum developed by Code.org. Fun, interactive activities will focus on critical thinking, logic, persistence, and creative skills used in problem solving. Experiences will include a blend of online activities and offline lessons in which students learn computing concepts without a computer. Please be sure that you can attend all five days before registering as sessions build on each other.  

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Do You Want To Be An Astronaut?
Finksburg Branch
Monday, July 22, 2019 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: 8 - 12
Registration and more information
Do you want to be an astronaut when you grow up? Or have you ever dreamed about programming robots to complete a mission? At the Finksburg Branch that could be a reality! Join University of Maryland Extension, Carroll County 4-H as we will learn to construct and program robots to complete a mission!

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Maker Monday: Wind Streamers
Westminster Branch
Monday, July 22, 2019 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: 3 - 12
More information
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We Scream for Ice Cream!
Mount Airy Branch
Monday, July 22, 2019 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: 4 - 9
Registration and more information
One scoop, two scoops, three scoops, four! We love ice cream, let’s have some more! Join us for stories, songs, and crafts about a delicious cold summer treat. Come celebrate the summer with ice cream...at the library!

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Harry Potter Advanced Wandmaking and More!
North Carroll Branch
Monday, July 22, 2019 - 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Ages: 11 - 17
Registration and more information
Do you enjoy the magical world of Harry Potter? Join us to design and create your very own wand and more!

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Computer Science Camp
Eldersburg Branch
Monday, July 22, 2019 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Ages: 7 - 11
Registration and more information
For students entering second grade this fall. This week long camp will follow an exciting and engaging curriculum developed by Code.org. Fun, interactive activities will focus on critical thinking, logic, persistence, and creative skills used in problem solving. Experiences will include a blend of online activities and offline lessons in which students learn computing concepts without a computer.  Please be sure that you can attend all five days before registering as sessions build on each other.  

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Design a Dreamcatcher
Taneytown Branch
Monday, July 22, 2019 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Ages: Adults
Registration and more information
Design and create your own dreamcatcher, sure to bring beauty to your dreams, and your home. All materials are provided.

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North Carroll Book Discussion Group: Paris in the Present Tense
North Carroll Branch
Monday, July 22, 2019 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Ages: Adults
More information
This month's selection is Paris in the Present Tense by Mark Helprin.

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The Victorian Historian
Eldersburg Branch
Monday, July 22, 2019 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Ages: 12 - Adults, Adults
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This is not your typical history lesson. Adam Shefts offers a unique insight into the obscure history of America's 19th and early 20th century. This entertaining program features short stories, facts, footage, audio, and demonstrations. Come experience obscure, odd, and forgotten American history, dug up and presented by the Victorian Historian!

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Preschool Vision Screening
Westminster Branch
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 9:30am - 12:30pm
Ages: 2 - 5
More information
Drop in at the Westminster Branch for a free vision screening for your child, offered in partnership with the Deer Park Lions Club. This screening for preschool-aged children will test for lazy eye, nearsightedness, farsightedness, and depth perception. Children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

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Read and Play
Eldersburg Branch
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 9:45am - 10:45am
Ages: Birth - 24 Months
More information
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize.

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Read and Play
Finksburg Branch
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 9:45am - 10:45am
Ages: Birth - 24 Months
More information
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize.

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Twos and Threes Together
Taneytown Branch
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 9:45am - 10:45am
Ages: 2 - 3
More information
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement.

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Family Storytime
Mount Airy Branch
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 10:00am - 10:30am
Ages: Birth - 8
More information
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. 

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Let's Move
Westminster Branch
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: 2 - 5
More information
Our regular, theme-based storytime with a twist and a stretch and maybe a yoga pose! There will be an age appropriate story, songs, and a learning activity along with the opportunity to get up and get moving!

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Move & Learn
North Carroll Branch
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: 2 - 6
More information
A theme-based storytime featuring an age-appropriate story, songs, and learning activities, with a concentration on creative movement.

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Independent Exploration
Eldersburg Branch
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: 3 - Adults, Adults
More information
Drop in for self-directed use of our makerspace resources during our unstaffed open lab hours. Check https://library.carr.org/programs/explorationpoint.asp for a full list of the equipment and software available. For staff assistance with a project or piece of equipment, please speak with a librarian to schedule a one-on-one tech appointment.

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Family Storytime
Mount Airy Branch
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Ages: Birth - 8
More information
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. 

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Move & Learn
North Carroll Branch
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: 2 - 6
More information
A theme-based storytime featuring an age-appropriate story, songs, and learning activities, with a concentration on creative movement.

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Read and Play
Eldersburg Branch
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: Birth - 24 Months
More information
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize.

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Read and Play
Westminster Branch
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: Birth - 24 Months
More information
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize.

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Twos and Threes Together
Finksburg Branch
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: 2 - 3
More information
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement.

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Lunch at the Library
Taneytown Branch
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Ages: Birth - 18
More information
This summer the Taneytown Branch Library will be partnering with Carroll County Public Schools and the US Department of Agriculture to provide free summer meals for kids and teens. There is no enrollment and no cost. In addition to our computers and Play & Learn Center, we will be featuring many programs before and after the lunches. Join us for fun and food on weekdays this summer. 

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Breastfeeding Support Group
Eldersburg Branch
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Ages: Adults
More information
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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Discovery T-I-M-E
Taneytown Branch
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: All Ages
More information
Join us in a discovery of inquiry, problem-solving, engagement, and creativity. There will be something different to do every day!

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Tech Tuesdays
Westminster Branch
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: All Ages
More information
Come by for some hands-on tech fun for all ages in our Young Adult area of the library. The materials available will change from week to week.

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Computer Science Camp
Eldersburg Branch
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Ages: 7 - 11
Registration and more information
For students entering second grade this fall. This week long camp will follow an exciting and engaging curriculum developed by Code.org. Fun, interactive activities will focus on critical thinking, logic, persistence, and creative skills used in problem solving. Experiences will include a blend of online activities and offline lessons in which students learn computing concepts without a computer. Please be sure that you can attend all five days before registering as sessions build on each other.  

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Blast Off Rocket Making
North Carroll Branch
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Ages: 5 - 12
More information
We'll create simple rockets from a variety of recycled and craft materials. Get ready to experiment and see how far you can launch your rocket!

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Cosmic Bath Bombs DIY
Mount Airy Branch
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: 11 - 17
Registration and more information
Mix up and mold your own galaxy bath bomb, then take it home to experience some out-of-this-world relaxation!

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Computer Science Camp
Eldersburg Branch
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Ages: 7 - 11
Registration and more information
For students entering second grade this fall. This week long camp will follow an exciting and engaging curriculum developed by Code.org. Fun, interactive activities will focus on critical thinking, logic, persistence, and creative skills used in problem solving. Experiences will include a blend of online activities and offline lessons in which students learn computing concepts without a computer.  Please be sure that you can attend all five days before registering as sessions build on each other.  

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Independent Exploration
Eldersburg Branch
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 5:00pm - 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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Yoga with Syeda
Finksburg Branch
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Ages: Adults
Registration and more information
De-stress, tone-up, and make friends with Syeda's yoga group. Difficulty level ranges from beginner to intermediate.

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Pajama Party Storytime
Westminster Branch
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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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Writing Group
Eldersburg Branch
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 9:15am - 11:15am
Ages: Adults
More information
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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Itty Bitty Dancers
Taneytown Branch
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 9:45am - 10:45am
Ages: 3 - 6
Registration and more information
Come dance with us! We'll use songs and movement to learn some of the basics of dancing with Kim Golliday from Taneytown Dance Center.

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

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Twos and Threes Together
Mount Airy Branch
Wednesday, July 24, 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, July 24, 2019 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: Birth - 5
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
Wednesday, July 24, 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, July 24, 2019 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: 2 - 3
More information
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement.

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Lunch at the Library
Taneytown Branch
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Ages: Birth - 18
More information
This summer the Taneytown Branch Library will be partnering with Carroll County Public Schools and the US Department of Agriculture to provide free summer meals for kids and teens. There is no enrollment and no cost. In addition to our computers and Play & Learn Center, we will be featuring many programs before and after the lunches. Join us for fun and food on weekdays this summer. 

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Discovery T-I-M-E
Taneytown Branch
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: All Ages
More information
Join us in a discovery of inquiry, problem-solving, engagement, and creativity. There will be something different to do every day!

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Computer Science Camp
Eldersburg Branch
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Ages: 7 - 11
Registration and more information
For students entering second grade this fall. This week long camp will follow an exciting and engaging curriculum developed by Code.org. Fun, interactive activities will focus on critical thinking, logic, persistence, and creative skills used in problem solving. Experiences will include a blend of online activities and offline lessons in which students learn computing concepts without a computer. Please be sure that you can attend all five days before registering as sessions build on each other.  

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LED Constellations
North Carroll Branch
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Ages: 11 - 17
Registration and more information
Capture part of the night sky and view it any time you want! Using basic circuitry, we'll recreate a constellation in LED lights.

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Ready, Set, School!
Finksburg Branch
Wednesday, July 24, 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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NASA Storytime
Westminster Branch
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: All Ages
More information
dir="ltr">Join us as astronauts on the International Space Station read stories to and conduct science experiments for the children of Earth as the world rotates below. There will be a craft afterwards. Imagine no more…it’s Storytime from Space!

 

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Amazing Race: Library Edition
Eldersburg Branch
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Ages: 11 - 17
Registration and more information
Join a team to compete in an amazing race competition at the library!

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Beyond a Year in Space: A Viewing
Mount Airy Branch
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Ages: All Ages
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Join us for a viewing of Beyond a Year in Space, which traces the steps of human space flight from the first animals sent into space to Scott Kelly's historic flight, and into the future of humanity finding its place in the cosmos. On March 2nd, 2016, Scott Kelly returned to earth from the International Space Station after spending a record-breaking year in outer space. Now, scientists are studying Scott to answer the pressing questions: how did space change him? And how can we keep future astronauts safe on long journeys to deep space and beyond?

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Computer Science Camp
Eldersburg Branch
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Ages: 7 - 11
Registration and more information
For students entering second grade this fall. This week long camp will follow an exciting and engaging curriculum developed by Code.org. Fun, interactive activities will focus on critical thinking, logic, persistence, and creative skills used in problem solving. Experiences will include a blend of online activities and offline lessons in which students learn computing concepts without a computer.  Please be sure that you can attend all five days before registering as sessions build on each other.  

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Life of a Civil War Soldier
Taneytown Branch
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Ages: 7 - Adults, Adults
Registration and more information
Take a journey with re-enactor Richard Anderson to the 1860s and learn what life was like for a Civil War soldier. Generously supported by Dr. Michael Rosner.

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LEGO® Creations
Westminster Branch
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Ages: 5 - Adults, Adults
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Want to build a castle? Or a spaceship? Or something totally new and different? Join us for a LEGO® program where you can build whatever you would like! We supply the blocks and you supply the creativity! Bring your dad or your mom and build together!

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Pajama Party Storytime
Taneytown Branch
Wednesday, July 24, 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, July 24, 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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The Little Red Hen
Mount Airy Branch
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Ages: 3 - 12
Registration and more information
The Little Red Hen is tired of eating boring old chicken feed for supper. She wants something new, bold, and different! A pizza is the solution, but who will help the Little Red Hen make it? Horse and Lizard are always ready to help out, but can they cook? Join us and the animals as we embark on a wacky, and maybe a little messy, kitchen adventure!

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Pajama Party Storytime
North Carroll Branch
Wednesday, July 24, 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, July 24, 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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NASA Storytime
Westminster Branch
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Ages: All Ages
More information
Join us as astronauts on the International Space Station read stories to and conduct science experiments for the children of Earth as the world rotates below. There will be a craft afterwards. Imagine no more…it’s Storytime from Space!

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The Little Red Hen
Mount Airy Branch
Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 9:30am - 10:30am
Ages: 3 - 12
Registration and more information
The Little Red Hen is tired of eating boring old chicken feed for supper. She wants something new, bold, and different! A pizza is the solution, but who will help the Little Red Hen make it? Horse and Lizard are always ready to help out, but can they cook? Join us and the animals as we embark on a wacky, and maybe a little messy, kitchen adventure!

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Family Storytime
Taneytown Branch
Thursday, July 25, 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, July 25, 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, July 25, 2019 - 9:45am - 10:45am
Ages: 2 - 3
More information
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement.

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Family Storytime
North Carroll Branch
Thursday, July 25, 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, July 25, 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, July 25, 2019 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
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, July 25, 2019 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: Birth - 8
More information
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. 

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Read and Play
Finksburg Branch
Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: Birth - 24 Months
More information
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize.

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Read and Play
Westminster Branch
Thursday, July 25, 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, July 25, 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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The Little Red Hen
Mount Airy Branch
Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 11:30am - 12:30pm
Ages: 3 - 12
Registration and more information
The Little Red Hen is tired of eating boring old chicken feed for supper. She wants something new, bold, and different! A pizza is the solution, but who will help the Little Red Hen make it? Horse and Lizard are always ready to help out, but can they cook? Join us and the animals as we embark on a wacky, and maybe a little messy, kitchen adventure!

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Lunch at the Library
Taneytown Branch
Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Ages: Birth - 18
More information
This summer the Taneytown Branch Library will be partnering with Carroll County Public Schools and the US Department of Agriculture to provide free summer meals for kids and teens. There is no enrollment and no cost. In addition to our computers and Play & Learn Center, we will be featuring many programs before and after the lunches. Join us for fun and food on weekdays this summer. 

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Mount Airy Senior Book Discussion Group: Maisie Dobbs
Offsite
Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Ages: Adults
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This month's selection is Maisie Dobbs by Jacqueline Winspear.

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Magic That Came from Outer Space!
Eldersburg Branch
Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Ages: All Ages
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Magician Mike Rose presents a magic show that is unlike any other. The show consists of impossible magic tricks and comedy, all based around space, planets, stars, aliens, and more. Be prepared for lots of audience participation!

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Discovery T-I-M-E
Taneytown Branch
Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: All Ages
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Join us in a discovery of inquiry, problem-solving, engagement, and creativity. There will be something different to do every day!

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Computer Science Camp
Eldersburg Branch
Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Ages: 7 - 11
Registration and more information
For students entering second grade this fall. This week long camp will follow an exciting and engaging curriculum developed by Code.org. Fun, interactive activities will focus on critical thinking, logic, persistence, and creative skills used in problem solving. Experiences will include a blend of online activities and offline lessons in which students learn computing concepts without a computer. Please be sure that you can attend all five days before registering as sessions build on each other.  

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Astronaut Academy: Moon Science
Mount Airy Branch
Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: 7 - 11
Registration and more information
In order to explore outer space, astronauts have to be experts at, well, everything! In this Astronaut Academy session, we'll learn all about our closest cosmic neighbor, the moon!

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Yoga for Me
Taneytown Branch
Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: 8 - 12
Registration and more information
Learn and practice a few yoga and relaxation techniques to help you deal with the stresses of everyday life. Bring a yoga mat or large towel if you wish.

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Harry Potter Advanced Potions and More!
North Carroll Branch
Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Ages: 11 - 17
Registration and more information
Do you enjoy the magical world of Harry Potter? Join us to make several different potions to take home with you.

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Computer Science Camp
Eldersburg Branch
Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Ages: 7 - 11
Registration and more information
For students entering second grade this fall. This week long camp will follow an exciting and engaging curriculum developed by Code.org. Fun, interactive activities will focus on critical thinking, logic, persistence, and creative skills used in problem solving. Experiences will include a blend of online activities and offline lessons in which students learn computing concepts without a computer.  Please be sure that you can attend all five days before registering as sessions build on each other.  

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Family Storytime
Westminster Branch
Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Ages: Birth - 8
More information
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. 

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Independent Exploration
Eldersburg Branch
Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 5:00pm - 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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Drop-In Knitting
Taneytown Branch
Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Ages: Adults
More information
Please join us to share your ideas, patterns, books, and tips. A great time to visit and work on your latest projects.

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Gentle Yoga
Eldersburg Branch
Thursday, July 25, 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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Smart Board Café
Taneytown Branch
Friday, July 26, 2019 - 9:30am - 10:30am
Ages: Adults
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Join a morning café scene with demonstrations and activities on our Smart Board. Maybe a group crossword puzzle and a dive into book suggestions from Novelist, we will use the time and big screen to explore digital resources in an informal group setting. Light refreshments will be provided.

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Family Storytime
Mount Airy Branch
Friday, July 26, 2019 - 10:00am - 10:30am
Ages: Birth - 8
More information
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. 

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Read and Play
North Carroll Branch
Friday, July 26, 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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The Little Red Hen
Westminster Branch
Friday, July 26, 2019 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: 3 - 12
More information
The Little Red Hen is tired of eating boring old chicken feed for supper. She wants something new, bold, and different! A pizza is the solution, but who will help the Little Red Hen make it? Horse and Lizard are always ready to help out, but can they cook? Join us and the animals as we embark on a wacky, and maybe a little messy, kitchen adventure!

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Family Storytime
Mount Airy Branch
Friday, July 26, 2019 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Ages: Birth - 8
More information
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. 

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Monarch Butterfly Workshop
Finksburg Branch
Friday, July 26, 2019 - 11:00am - 12:30pm
Ages: 6 - Adults, Adults
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Join educator and butterfly enthusiast, Adreon Hubbard, for a workshop on monarch butterflies! You’ll learn about raising them from eggs and caterpillars found on local milkweed plants and why that’s important. Ms. Hubbard will "lend" monarch chrysalids to the library so everyone can watch the adult butterflies emerge, then help release them into the outdoors. It will be family fun for everyone!

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Lunch at the Library
Taneytown Branch
Friday, July 26, 2019 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Ages: Birth - 18
More information
This summer the Taneytown Branch Library will be partnering with Carroll County Public Schools and the US Department of Agriculture to provide free summer meals for kids and teens. There is no enrollment and no cost. In addition to our computers and Play & Learn Center, we will be featuring many programs before and after the lunches. Join us for fun and food on weekdays this summer. 

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Summer Lunchtime Concert Series: Rock Academy
Westminster Branch
Friday, July 26, 2019 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Ages: All Ages
More information
Join us for free live music on the Booth Stage in our park. Feel free to bring a lawn chair or blanket. Enjoy your lunch while you are here.

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Reptile Smiles
Eldersburg Branch
Friday, July 26, 2019 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Ages: All Ages
Registration and more information
Nicole Mikulas will present an exciting line-up of exotic reptiles in this interactive program for all ages. Learn about reptile care, fun facts, and more.

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Computer Science Camp
Eldersburg Branch
Friday, July 26, 2019 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Ages: 7 - 11
Registration and more information
For students entering second grade this fall. This week long camp will follow an exciting and engaging curriculum developed by Code.org. Fun, interactive activities will focus on critical thinking, logic, persistence, and creative skills used in problem solving. Experiences will include a blend of online activities and offline lessons in which students learn computing concepts without a computer. Please be sure that you can attend all five days before registering as sessions build on each other.  

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Music Fun!
Taneytown Branch
Friday, July 26, 2019 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Ages: 5 - 12
More information
Join Bob Coffey from Coffey Music for an interactive demonstration of musical instruments, and try your hand at a few that you may want to play.

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The Little Red Hen
Westminster Branch
Friday, July 26, 2019 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: 3 - 12
More information
The Little Red Hen is tired of eating boring old chicken feed for supper. She wants something new, bold, and different! A pizza is the solution, but who will help the Little Red Hen make it? Horse and Lizard are always ready to help out, but can they cook? Join us and the animals as we embark on a wacky, and maybe a little messy, kitchen adventure!

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Computer Science Camp
Eldersburg Branch
Friday, July 26, 2019 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Ages: 7 - 11
Registration and more information
For students entering second grade this fall. This week long camp will follow an exciting and engaging curriculum developed by Code.org. Fun, interactive activities will focus on critical thinking, logic, persistence, and creative skills used in problem solving. Experiences will include a blend of online activities and offline lessons in which students learn computing concepts without a computer.  Please be sure that you can attend all five days before registering as sessions build on each other.  

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Gaming Lock-in
Eldersburg Branch
Friday, July 26, 2019 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Ages: 11 - 17
Registration and more information
Join us for a fun night of games: video games, board games, life-size games, and much more.

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Independent Exploration
Eldersburg Branch
Saturday, July 27, 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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Christmas in July
Mount Airy Branch
Saturday, July 27, 2019 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: Birth - 8
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We're dreaming of a white Christmas...in July?! Beat the heat and enjoy some holiday stories, songs, and some indoor SNOW as we celebrate Christmas in July!

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Out of This World Virtual Reality!
Finksburg Branch
Saturday, July 27, 2019 - 11:00am - 1:00pm
Ages: 11 - Adults, Adults
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Take a virtual trip beyond earth's atmosphere! Explore the International Space Station, see distant planets, and more! No spaceship required.

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How to Be Part of a Legion of Star Wars Characters
Eldersburg Branch
Saturday, July 27, 2019 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: 14 - Adults, Adults
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Old Line Garrison 501st will outline what it takes to be a part of a Star Wars costuming group.

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Painter's Palette
Finksburg Branch
Saturday, July 27, 2019 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: 16 - Adults, Adults
Registration and more information
Join us for an afternoon of painting in the library! Attendees will create a beginner-level painting with the guidance of a demonstrator. We will be painting pictures inspired by outer space. 

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PAWS to Read
Eldersburg Branch
Saturday, July 27, 2019 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: 5 - 17
More information
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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Sunday Afternoon Music Concert
Westminster Branch
Sunday, July 28, 2019 - 1:15pm - 2:45pm
Ages: Birth - 17
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Please join us for classical and light jazz music performed by faculty and students of the Opus Community Music School.

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