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Upcoming Events

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

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Family Storytime
Eldersburg Branch
Monday, August 19, 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, August 19, 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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Berry Tales:The Three Little Pigs
Taneytown Branch
Monday, August 19, 2019 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: 3 - 6
More information
Only the healthiest of the Three Little Pigs has enough energy to build a sturdy home. Listen to the story of the Three Little Pigs and join the fun with our large, cardboard puppets! Explore the importance of movement and learn some easy games for staying active and fit. A University of Maryland Extension program.

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Meetup Mondays
North Carroll Branch
Monday, August 19, 2019 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: All Ages
More information
Get together at the library for a fun social time for you and your children. We’ll provide the space, toys, and activities, you provide the fun. Play is an important part of developing early literacy skills. Learn and make new friends at the same time!

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Independent Exploration
Eldersburg Branch
Monday, August 19, 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
Eldersburg Branch
Monday, August 19, 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, August 19, 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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Lunch at the Library
Taneytown Branch
Monday, August 19, 2019 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Ages: Birth - 18
More information
This summer the Taneytown Branch Library will be partnering with Carroll County Public Schools and the US Department of Agriculture to provide free summer meals for kids and teens. There is no enrollment and no cost. In addition to our computers and Play & Learn Center, we will be featuring many programs before and after the lunches. Join us for fun and food on weekdays this summer. 

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Discovery T-I-M-E
Taneytown Branch
Monday, August 19, 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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Parachute Fun
Eldersburg Branch
Monday, August 19, 2019 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: 3 - 6
More information
Explore the parachute through singing, reading, talking, playing, and writing. All while having an enormous amount of fun!

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Maker Monday: Constellations
Westminster Branch
Monday, August 19, 2019 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: 4 - 12
Registration and more information
We will explore the stars in the sky and create some of our own groups of them to create images of light.

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Veterans Book Club: The Guns of August
Finksburg Branch
Monday, August 19, 2019 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Ages: Adults
More information
In partnership with the Carroll County Veterans Advisory Council, we invite veterans, current military and reservists, and family members to join us for an evening of discussion, fellowship, and camaraderie. This month's selection is The Guns of August by Barbara Tuchman.

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Open Mah Jongg
Eldersburg Branch
Monday, August 19, 2019 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Ages: Adults
More information
Join us for a friendly game of American Mah Jongg. We welcome experienced players, as well as those newer to the game, for casual, non-competitive play. Please bring a current National Mah Jongg League card. If you don’t have a card, one will be provided.

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Read with a Furry Friend
Mount Airy Branch
Monday, August 19, 2019 - 6:45pm - 7:45pm
Ages: 3 - Adults
More information
KPET's trained reading dogs provide a relaxed, informal atmosphere for kids to practice reading. Every dog enjoys a good story!

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Summer Reads: Karen Abbott
Offsite
Monday, August 19, 2019 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Ages: Adults
More information
Tickets $28 each and include a copy of THE GHOSTS OF EDEN PARK. Purchase tickets at Carroll Arts Center (410-848-7272) or online at http://www.carrollcountyartscouncil.org/eventdetail.asp?event_id=2114 

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

Karen Abbott, bestselling author of LIAR, TEMPTRESS, SOLDIER, SPY, returns to Carroll on her release tour for THE GHOSTS OF EDEN PARK. Combining deep historical research with novelistic flair, THE GHOSTS OF EDEN PARK is the unforgettable, stranger-than-fiction story of a rags-to-riches entrepreneur and a long-forgotten heroine, of the excesses and absurdities of the Jazz Age, and of the infinite human capacity to deceive. Each attendee will receive a copy of The Ghosts of Eden Park. A book signing will follow the author talk. Additional books will be available for purchase from A Likely Story Bookstore.

Abbott's last visit to Carroll sold out, so get your tickets early!

 

 

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Read and Play
Eldersburg Branch
Tuesday, August 20, 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, August 20, 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, August 20, 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, August 20, 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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Move & Learn
North Carroll Branch
Tuesday, August 20, 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, August 20, 2019 - 10:00am - 1:00pm
Ages: 3 - Adults, Adults
More information
Drop in for self-directed use of our makerspace resources during our unstaffed open lab hours. Check https://library.carr.org/programs/explorationpoint.asp for a full list of the equipment and software available. For staff assistance with a project or piece of equipment, please speak with a librarian to schedule a one-on-one tech appointment.

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Family Storytime
Mount Airy Branch
Tuesday, August 20, 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, August 20, 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, August 20, 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, August 20, 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, August 20, 2019 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Ages: Birth - 18
More information
This summer the Taneytown Branch Library will be partnering with Carroll County Public Schools and the US Department of Agriculture to provide free summer meals for kids and teens. There is no enrollment and no cost. In addition to our computers and Play & Learn Center, we will be featuring many programs before and after the lunches. Join us for fun and food on weekdays this summer. 

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Discovery T-I-M-E
Taneytown Branch
Tuesday, August 20, 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, August 20, 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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Owl Pellets
Eldersburg Branch
Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: 8 - 12
Registration and more information
Learn about owls and dissect an owl pellet. Use your investigative skills to analyze and identify the contents of the pellet to figure out what the owl ate!

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Red Cross Blood Drive
Eldersburg Branch
Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 2:00pm - 7:00pm
Ages: Adults
More information
Give blood and save a life. Set up an appointment or drop in. 

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Independent Exploration
Eldersburg Branch
Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 4:00pm - 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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Finksburg Book Club: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
Finksburg Branch
Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Ages: Adults
More information
This month's selection is The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie.

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North Carroll Knitters Group
North Carroll Branch
Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Ages: Adults
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Knitters and crocheters are all welcome to join this semi-monthly gathering to share tips, projects, and patterns.

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Writing Group
Eldersburg Branch
Wednesday, August 21, 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, August 21, 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, August 21, 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, August 21, 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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Read and Play
Taneytown Branch
Wednesday, August 21, 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, August 21, 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, August 21, 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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Twos and Threes Together
Eldersburg Branch
Wednesday, August 21, 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, August 21, 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 Book Discussion Group: The Story of Arthur Truluv
Mount Airy Branch
Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Ages: Adults
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This month's selection is The Story of Arthur Truluv by Elizabeth Berg.  

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Discovery T-I-M-E
Taneytown Branch
Wednesday, August 21, 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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Ready, Set, School!
Finksburg Branch
Wednesday, August 21, 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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Midweek Minecraft: Creative
Eldersburg Branch
Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: 8 - 17
Registration and more information
Come play Minecraft with other players on our special library Minecraft server. 

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NASA Storytime
Westminster Branch
Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: All Ages
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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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Midweek Minecraft: Survival
Eldersburg Branch
Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Ages: 8 - 17
Registration and more information
Come play Minecraft with other players on our special library Minecraft server. 

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Transitioning to Medicare Part 2
Westminster Branch
Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Ages: Adults
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Are you or someone you care about eligible for Medicare? Come and find out how to make the most of your Medicare health benefits. This seminar focuses on Medicare Supplement/Medigap and Medicare Advantage plans. Learn about the different Medigap plans and your period of guaranteed issue rights under Original Medicare. These secondary/supplemental plans can cover some or all of Medicare's out-of-pocket costs. We will discuss a different way to obtain all services covered by Medicare and more: Medicare Advantage Plans. Presented by Carroll County State Health Insurance Assistance Program/Senior Medicare Patrol.

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Pajama Party Storytime
Taneytown Branch
Wednesday, August 21, 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, August 21, 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
North Carroll Branch
Wednesday, August 21, 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, August 21, 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, August 21, 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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Chess Club
Eldersburg Branch
Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Ages: 11 - Adults, Adults
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Whether you are a master or have never played, join us for Chess Club. You can learn the rules of the game, study classic games from history, stretch your brain with chess puzzles, or just sit down and play with friends. 

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Hooked on Crochet
Eldersburg Branch
Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Ages: 11 - Adults, Adults
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Join Caroline Brocato in this friendly crochet group that is open to both beginners and experienced crocheters alike. Those new to crocheting should bring a size J hook and a light colored, worsted weight yarn to the class.

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Family Storytime
Taneytown Branch
Thursday, August 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
Eldersburg Branch
Thursday, August 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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Twos and Threes Together
Finksburg Branch
Thursday, August 22, 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, August 22, 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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Let's Get Ready for Kindergarten
Mount Airy Branch
Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: 4 - 5
Registration and more information
A Learning Advantage Partnership program between Carroll County Public Schools and Carroll County Public Library.

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Independent Exploration
Eldersburg Branch
Thursday, August 22, 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, August 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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Read and Play
Finksburg Branch
Thursday, August 22, 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, August 22, 2019 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: 2 - 3
More information
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement.

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Lunch at the Library
Taneytown Branch
Thursday, August 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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Mount Airy Senior Book Discussion Group: The Stranger in the Woods
Offsite
Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Ages: Adults
More information
This month's selection is The Stranger in the Woods by Michael Finkel.

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Discovery T-I-M-E
Taneytown Branch
Thursday, August 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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Astronaut Academy: Physical Fitness and Teamwork
Mount Airy Branch
Thursday, August 22, 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 play team-building games and navigate through physical challenges while learning what it takes to stay in shape in space!

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Stay Safe with Tristar Martial Arts
Westminster Branch
Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: 5 - 12
Registration and more information
An instructor from Tristar Martial Arts Academy will present a fun-filled, high-energy martial arts class focusing on stranger danger, safety, and anti-bullying. Martial arts encourages confidence, respect, physical fitness, and is fun for all ages! Loose-fitting pants or shorts are encouraged.

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Robo Dojo: Code with Pepper
Taneytown Branch
Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Ages: 11 - Adults, Adults
Registration and more information
Meet Pepper, CCPL's humanoid robot! Program Pepper to strike up a conversation, dance, or tell a story using the simple drag and drop language interface, Choregraphe. No previous coding experience is required. Explore coding concepts and human robot interaction in a fun way. Pepper was funded by a Library Services and Technology Act Grant from the Maryland State Library and Institute of Museum and Library Services.

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Drop-In Knitting
Taneytown Branch
Thursday, August 22, 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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Declutter Like a Pro
Mount Airy Branch
Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Ages: Adults
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Let a professional teach you how to declutter! Steve Luber of Stress Free Solutions will share his decluttering strategies, answer your questions and offer his objective opinion on what to do with all that extra stuff that is creating unnecessary stress in your life.

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Gentle Yoga
Eldersburg Branch
Thursday, August 22, 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, August 23, 2019 - 9:30am - 10:30am
Ages: Adults
More information
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, August 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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Read and Play
North Carroll Branch
Friday, August 23, 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, August 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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Lunch at the Library
Taneytown Branch
Friday, August 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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Savvy Women, Smart Investors
North Carroll Branch
Friday, August 23, 2019 - 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Ages: Adults
More information
Women today face unique financial pressures, whether they are raising a family, caring for parents, or saving toward their own long-term goals. In this seminar, our friends from Edward Jones & MHS Investments will review these challenges and offer tips specifically geared toward women to help them plan accordingly.

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Solar System Bracelets
Eldersburg Branch
Friday, August 23, 2019 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: 5 - 8
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Learn about the planets in our solar system, then make your very own solar system bracelet!

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Independent Exploration
Eldersburg Branch
Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 9:00am - 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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Music TogetherⓇ Demo Class by Syke’d Music
Eldersburg Branch
Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: Birth - 5
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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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Reptile Smiles
Westminster Branch
Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: All Ages
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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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3, 2, 1...Blast Off!
Eldersburg Branch
Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Ages: 2 - 6
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Join us for some outerspace fun!

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Stay Safe with Tristar Martial Arts
Mount Airy Branch
Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Ages: 5 - 12
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An instructor from Tristar Martial Arts Academy will present a fun-filled, high-energy martial arts class focusing on stranger danger, safety, and anti-bullying. Martial arts encourages confidence, respect, physical fitness, and is fun for all ages! Loose-fitting pants or shorts are encouraged.

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Origami Cranes
Eldersburg Branch
Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: 11 - Adults, Adults
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Learn and perfect some basic origami folds that can be used to create a classic paper crane, along with many other origami projects. 

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PAWS to Read
Eldersburg Branch
Saturday, August 24, 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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Nebula Notebooks
Finksburg Branch
Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Ages: 11 - 17
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Capture the cosmos and create a notebook that’s out of this world! Learn a simple painting technique that will help you make your school supplies universally awesome! All materials are provided.

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Independent Exploration
Eldersburg Branch
Sunday, August 25, 2019 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Ages: 3 - Adults, Adults
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Drop in for self-directed use of our makerspace resources during our unstaffed open lab hours. Check https://library.carr.org/programs/explorationpoint.asp for a full list of the equipment and software available. For staff assistance with a project or piece of equipment, please speak with a librarian to schedule a one-on-one tech appointment.

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