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Upcoming Events

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What's Cookin' in Taneytown
Online
Saturday, May 30, 2020 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: All Ages
More information
Join us for easy and inexpensive recipes you are sure to love.

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Build and Play a LEGO® Coding Game with Ms. Anna
Online
Saturday, May 30, 2020 - 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Ages: All Ages
More information
Use LEGOs® to build a maze and try some coding skills - all without a computer! Ms. Anna will show you how to prepare and play a game by using coding commands to navigate a maze made of LEGOs®!

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Play and Learn at Home with Ms. Robin
Online
Monday, June 1, 2020 - 9:30am - 9:45am
Ages: 2 - 6
More information
Join Ms. Robin for songs, movement, and activities to do together and ideas to expand the learning at home with your child.

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Music Monday with Ms. Amy
Online
Monday, June 1, 2020 - 10:00am - 10:30am
Ages: Birth - 5
More information
Let's make some music! Join Ms. Amy as we learn creative ways to make our own instruments and invent our own unique songs.

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Shake, Rattle, and Rhyme with Ms. Angie
Online
Monday, June 1, 2020 - 10:00am - 10:30am
Ages: Birth - 5
More information
Join us for some rhymes, stories, and movement.

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Digital Collections Bootcamp: Genealogy Research
Online
Monday, June 1, 2020 - 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Ages: Adults
More information
Follow along with Sara A. as she leads you through the steps to access CCPL's variety of digital collections. Each bootcamp session will focus on a specific type of digital content. Have your computer, tablet, or mobile device ready so you can practice!

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Nintendo Trivia Night
Online
Monday, June 1, 2020 - 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Ages: 7 - Adults, Adults
Registration and more information
Put down your Switch and play trivia! Test your knowledge of classic Nintendo franchises like Super Mario, Legend of Zelda, and Pokémon with this Kahoot! quiz.

Zoom login information will be emailed to participants before the program starts.

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The History of Crochet
Online
Monday, June 1, 2020 - 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Ages: Adults
More information
Now that you've learned the basics of crocheting, join Katrina to learn about the history behind the art of crochet.

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Tuesday Tales with Miss Kayla
Online
Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 9:30am - 10:00am
Ages: Birth - 5
More information
Join Miss Kayla for stories, activities, and craft ideas.

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Ask a Master Gardener
Online
Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: 13 - Adults, Adults
More information
Have a plant or pest question? Want helpful tips and advice on growing a productive and beautiful garden? Join a live stream presentation from the University of Maryland Extension Agents. Questions may be submitted in advance to the Eldersburg Branch Library's Facebook page.  

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Origami Tuesday: Lily
Online
Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Ages: 8 - Adults, Adults
More information
Join Mr. Mark as he walks through the steps of folding an awesome-looking lily!

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Liv Constantine: Presented by CCPL & A Likely Story Bookstore
Online
Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Ages: Adults
More information
Liv Constantine is the pen name of bestselling authors Lynne Constantine and Valerie Constantine. Their debut thriller, THE LAST MRS. PARRISH, was a Reese Witherspoon book club selection, a People Magazine book of the week, a Target book club selection, and is in development for television. Their second book, THE LAST TIME I SAW YOU, was published by HarperCollins in May and is in development for film. THE WIFE STALKER is their third book. Join us on Facebook Live for an author talk and Q&A. Sponsored by A Likely Story Bookstore. 

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Play and Learn at Home with Ms. Robin
Online
Wednesday, June 3, 2020 - 9:30am - 9:45am
Ages: 2 - 6
More information
Join Ms. Robin for songs, movement, and activities to do together and ideas to expand the learning at home with your child.

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Buzzing Bees with Ms. Erin
Online
Wednesday, June 3, 2020 - 10:00am - 10:15am
Ages: Birth - 5
More information
Bees are busy creatures. Meet a friendly bee, say a rhyme, and buzz along with Ms. Erin.

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

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Cabin Fever Crafts
Online
Wednesday, June 3, 2020 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages:
More information
Join library staff as they share ideas for crafts with materials that you might already have at hand.

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Pajama Storytime with Ms. Maria
Online
Wednesday, June 3, 2020 - 7:30pm - 8:00pm
Ages: Birth - 8
More information
Join Ms. Maria for lullabies and a good night story!

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The Power of Self-Compassion Course
Online
Wednesday, June 3, 2020 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Ages: Adults
Registration and more information
Self-compassion involves treating oneself as one would a friend, being more mindful, and understanding our situation in the context of a larger human experience. When we can be more understanding and gentler with ourselves, identify less with the emotions that surround our mistakes, and understand that failure is a normal part of the larger human experience, we become stronger and more successful in the long run. We become stronger and more resilient. And, as Sri Sri Ravi Shankar so simply puts it, the state of your life depends on the state of your mind. So be kind to yourself. This is a 4-week class. Please register for each class to ensure that you receive the Zoom link each week.

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Family Fun with Miss Lori
Online
Thursday, June 4, 2020 - 9:30am - 10:00am
Ages: Birth - 8
More information
Join Miss Lori for storytime fun! We'll share stories, songs, movement, and activities. Meet Miss Lori's special storytime helper - Leo!

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Sandbox Adventures with Ms. Kelley
Online
Thursday, June 4, 2020 - 10:00am - 10:15am
Ages: Birth - 5
More information
Join Ms. Kelley in the sandbox. If you don't get messy, you're not having enough fun!

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The Moon Is Full
Online
Thursday, June 4, 2020 - 10:00am - 10:15am
Ages: Birth - 8
More information
Let's look up in the sky and observe the changes in the moon.

Join Miss Beth, Miss Lynn, and Miss June to explore the phases of the moon. 

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Storytime with Ms. Barbara
Online
Thursday, June 4, 2020 - 11:00am - 11:15am
Ages: Birth - 8
More information
Join Ms. Barbara for songs, stories, and movement on Finksburg's Facebook page.

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Hangin' Out at the Hen House with Ms. Stella: Part 2
Online
Thursday, June 4, 2020 - 4:00pm - 4:15pm
Ages: All Ages
More information
Ms. Stella has more to say about her backyard chickens. Join her at the Hen House to find out what that is!

Some more great resources on backyard chicken keeping can be found in our eBooks and Digital Collections.

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Bach Meets Tango: Live Music
Online
Thursday, June 4, 2020 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Ages: All Ages
Registration and more information
If you’ve ever sat through a concert wondering what they’re playing, why they chose that piece, and where the composer came from, this program is for you. If you enjoy all kinds of music, this online program is for you! Join violinist, Madeleine Jansen, as she presents a virtual lecture-recital connecting popular dance forms to composers J.S. Bach, Franz Biber, and Astor Piazzolla.

The direct Zoom link will be emailed to participants before the start of the event.

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Fairy Tale Fridays with Miss Renee
Online
Friday, June 5, 2020 - 9:30am - 10:00am
Ages: Birth - 8
More information
Join the storytelling fun as we share fairy, folk, and nursery tales. Short, humorous stories are selected to get kids interacting. They are fun-filled with silly situations and crazy characters. Get ready to howl like a hungry wolf, trip-trap like a billy goat, and crow like a rooster as we set off on adventures from around the world!

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First Friday Book Club: Persuasion
Online
Friday, June 5, 2020 - 10:30am - 11:00am
Ages: Adults
Registration and more information
Reading is good for you! Join us for a lively discussion of this month's title, Persuasion by Jane Austen.

This discussion will be taking place using Zoom. The direct link will be emailed to registered participants.

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Great Gorillas with Ms. Erin
Online
Friday, June 5, 2020 - 11:00am - 11:15am
Ages:
More information
Great! Gorgeous! Gorillas! Join Ms. Erin for fun stories and songs about this beloved primate!

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Virtual Open Exploration: Imagine Your Story
Online
Friday, June 5, 2020 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Ages: 6 - 17
More information
Join Exploration Point! online for some fairy tale-themed crafts and STEAM activities. Make a paper plate dragon, try an engineering challenge, and more!

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DIY Friday: Rick Riordan Presents Labyrinth
Online
Friday, June 5, 2020 - 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Ages:
More information
Join us online select Friday afternoons for lit-themed crafting! Percy Jackson fan or not, you’ll have an a-mazing time building this mythology-themed marble run. Once it’s complete, wind your way through it over and over again to try to escape! We'll be talking about Rick Riordan presents books while we work. So gather up whatever supplies you can find around your home and get ready for some mythic fun!

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Free eContent!
Online
Friday, June 5, 2020 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Ages: Adults
More information
Using your library card, you have access to thousands of ebooks, eaudiobooks, magazines, and more from the comfort of your own device. Join us for an afternoon course about our digital collections and learn how to access materials from Overdrive and Libby, Hoopla, and Kanopy. 

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What's Cookin' in Taneytown
Online
Saturday, June 6, 2020 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: All Ages
More information
Join us for easy and inexpensive recipes you are sure to love.

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Yoga for Everyone Online
Online
Sunday, June 7, 2020 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm
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. Class link will be emailed one hour before class start time.

CCPL and Emily Martin assume no responsibility for injuries suffered while participating in this online program.

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Play and Learn at Home with Ms. Robin
Online
Monday, June 8, 2020 - 9:30am - 9:45am
Ages: 2 - 6
More information
Join Ms. Robin for songs, movement, and activities to do together and ideas to expand the learning at home with your child.

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Music Mondays with Ms. Amy
Online
Monday, June 8, 2020 - 10:00am - 10:30am
Ages: Birth - 5
More information
Let's make some music! Join Ms. Amy as we learn creative ways to make our own instruments and invent our own unique songs.

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Digital Collections Bootcamp: Home Improvement
Online
Monday, June 8, 2020 - 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Ages: Adults
More information
Follow along with Sara A. as she leads you through the steps to access CCPL's variety of digital collections. Each bootcamp session will focus on a specific type of digital content. Have your computer, tablet, or mobile device ready so you can practice!

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Teen Central with the Mount Airy Branch
Online
Monday, June 8, 2020 - 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Ages:
More information
Join the Mount Airy Branch staff every 2nd and 4th Monday afternoon all summer long for special programming just for tweens and teens! Teen topics and activities will include everything under the sun.

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Let's Dye Yarn
Online
Monday, June 8, 2020 - 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Ages: Adults
More information
Watch as Katrina demonstrates how to dye yarn using Kool-Aid and food coloring.

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Caregiver Solutions Network: Developing Stronger Caregivers for Tomorrow
Online
Monday, June 8, 2020 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Ages: Adults
Registration and more information
Where support group meets strategy and solution building, these sessions are designed for family caregivers of older adults who have dementia. Join Kellie McThenia, CDP, Gerontologist, for an evening of meaningful discussion and strategy development to help in your caregiving journey. You'll have the opportunity to engage in peer networking with other family caregivers in a supportive environment, while creating strategies that may help you better care for your loved one. Topics discussed will focus on what is shared by peers. Class link will be emailed one hour before class start time.

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Pajama Party with Root Beer and Sassafras
Online
Monday, June 8, 2020 - 7:30pm - 7:45pm
Ages: Birth - 8
More information
Put your pajamas on and join Ms. Erin and her goats Root Beer and Sassafras for a pajama party. Dance in your pajamas while Root Beer and Sassafras jump on the couch, eat a snack, hear a story, and settle down for sleepy-time.

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

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Tuesday Tales with Miss Kayla
Online
Tuesday, June 9, 2020 - 9:30am - 10:00am
Ages: Birth - 5
More information
Join Miss Kayla for stories, activities, and craft ideas.

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Bubbles and Water
Online
Tuesday, June 9, 2020 - 10:00am - 10:15am
Ages: Birth - 8
More information
Join Miss Beth, Miss Lynn, and Miss June for some splashy, water-filled fun! 

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Storytime with Miss Beth
Online
Tuesday, June 9, 2020 - 10:00am - 10:15am
Ages: Birth - 8
More information
Join Miss Beth for storytime!

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Ask a Master Gardener
Online
Tuesday, June 9, 2020 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: 13 - Adults, Adults
More information
Have a plant or pest question? Want helpful tips and advice on growing a productive and beautiful garden? Join a live stream presentation from the University of Maryland Extension Agents. Questions may be submitted in advance to the Eldersburg Branch Library's Facebook page.  

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School Age Fun with Ms. Erin
Online
Tuesday, June 9, 2020 - 2:00pm - 2:15pm
Ages: 6 - 12
More information
Join Ms. Erin as she brings some fun for school age kids from the library to your home! We'll talk about books, games, crafts, and lots more!

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Real Life Reading: White House Life
Online
Tuesday, June 9, 2020 - 7:00pm - 7:15pm
Ages: Adults
More information
Not sure what to read next? Love politics, current events modern history, or just non-fiction titles? Join Sara S. as she book talks some classic titles that expose the behind-the-scenes life of the White House, as well as some of it's famous inhabitants.  

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Finksburg Branch Hosts Online TRIVIA NIGHT!
Online
Tuesday, June 9, 2020 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Ages: Adults
Registration and more information
What trivia tidbits are rattling around in your head? Grab a few friends and join us for Trivia Night on the Finksburg Branch's Facebook page! Compete for prizes and Facebook fame! Teams of up to five can sign up by registering online. Only one person per team needs to register. Prizes provided by Finksburg's Bistro 91.

 

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Play and Learn at Home with Ms. Robin
Online
Wednesday, June 10, 2020 - 9:30am - 9:45am
Ages: 2 - 6
More information
Join Ms. Robin for songs, movement, and activities to do together and ideas to expand the learning at home with your child.

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The Continuing Adventures of Captain Corky
Online
Wednesday, June 10, 2020 - 10:00am - 10:15am
Ages: Birth - 5
More information
Captain Corky uses the power of his imagination and dreams that he is a pirate ship captain and in search of buried treasure! Join him and his crew as they learn how to follow instructions, work together, and use creative problem solving.

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Cabin Fever Crafts
Online
Wednesday, June 10, 2020 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages:
More information
Join library staff as they share ideas for crafts with materials that you might already have at hand.

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Deep Relaxation Class Online
Online
Wednesday, June 10, 2020 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
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. If possible have a mat and a blanket available. Class link will be emailed one hour before class start time.

CCPL and Bryan Nupp assume no responsibility for injuries suffered while participating in this online program.

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The Power of Self-Compassion Course
Online
Wednesday, June 10, 2020 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Ages: Adults
Registration and more information
Self-compassion involves treating oneself as one would a friend, being more mindful, and understanding our situation in the context of a larger human experience. When we can be more understanding and gentler with ourselves, identify less with the emotions that surround our mistakes, and understand that failure is a normal part of the larger human experience, we become stronger and more successful in the long run. We become stronger and more resilient. And, as Sri Sri Ravi Shankar so simply puts it, the state of your life depends on the state of your mind. So be kind to yourself. This is a 4-week class. Please register for each class to ensure that you receive the Zoom link each week.

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Summer Stretches with Ms. Maria
Online
Thursday, June 11, 2020 - 9:30am - 9:45am
Ages: Birth - 8
More information
Join Ms. Maria for some fun morning stretches to start off your day in an awesome way!

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Family Fun with Miss Lori
Online
Thursday, June 11, 2020 - 9:30am - 10:00am
Ages: Birth - 8
More information
Join Miss Lori for storytime fun! We'll share stories, songs, movement, and activities. Meet Miss Lori's special storytime helper - Leo!

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Hamster House Party
Online
Thursday, June 11, 2020 - 10:00am - 10:15am
Ages: Birth - 5
More information
Have you ever met a hamster? Come find out about hamsters and see what kind of mischief they get into at our Hamster House Party!

 

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Shake, Rattle, and Rhyme with Ms. Steph
Online
Thursday, June 11, 2020 - 10:00am - 10:30am
Ages: Birth - 5
Registration and more information
Join us for some rhymes, stories, and movement.

Registered participants will receive the direct Zoom link by email before the start of the program.

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Storytime with Ms. Barbara
Online
Thursday, June 11, 2020 - 11:00am - 11:15am
Ages: Birth - 8
More information
Join Ms. Barbara for songs, stories, and movement on Finksburg's Facebook page.

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Gentle Yoga Online
Online
Thursday, June 11, 2020 - 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. We may not use all of them in each class, but if possible have a blanket, bolster or pillows, strap, scarf, or soft belt and 2 blocks or books. Class link will be emailed on hour before class start time. 

CCPL and Rebecca Berg assume no responsibility for injuries suffered while participating in this online program.

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Fairy Tale Fridays with Miss Renee
Online
Friday, June 12, 2020 - 9:30am - 10:00am
Ages: Birth - 8
More information
Join the storytelling fun as we share fairy, folk, and nursery tales. Short, humorous stories are selected to get kids interacting. They are fun-filled with silly situations and crazy characters. Get ready to howl like a hungry wolf, trip-trap like a billy goat, and crow like a rooster as we set off on adventures from around the world!

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Little Hands Signing: Summer Signs
Online
Friday, June 12, 2020 - 10:00am - 10:30am
Ages: Birth - 8
Registration and more information
Sing, sign, play, and learn basic American Sign Language for summer in this fun, hands-on storytime for the whole family. Signing storyteller Kathy MacMillan is the author of Nita's First Signs and Little Hands & Big Hands: Children and Adults Signing Together.

This program will occur in Zoom. One hour before the program start, we will email the link to all registrants. This program will be presented in spoken English. To request accommodations, please contact aknight@carr.org

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Ms. Erin's Author Spotlight: Bill Martin Jr.
Online
Friday, June 12, 2020 - 11:00am - 11:15am
Ages:
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Storytimer, storytimer: what do you see? I see Ms. Erin sharing Bill Martin Jr.'s wonderful books and related songs and rhymes...with me!

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Memory Writing
Online
Friday, June 12, 2020 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: Adults
More information
Join Maria as she describes this months' memory writing prompts. For new and veteran members.

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