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Carroll County Public Library
Infinite Possibilities

Finksburg Branch

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2265 Old Westminster Pike
Finksburg, MD 21048

Heather Owings, Branch Manager

Branch and Drive-Up Window Hours

Monday - Thursday:  9 AM - 8:45 PM
Friday - Saturday:  9 AM - 5 PM
Sunday:  1 - 5 PM

 Phone 1    410.386.4505

Fax    410.857-4196

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Upcoming Programs and Events

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

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Veterans Book Club: Beyond the Call
Monday, November 18, 2019 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Ages: Adults
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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 Beyond the Call by Eileen Rivers.

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Read and Play
Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 9:45am - 10:45am
Ages: Birth - 24 Months
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Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize.

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Twos and Threes Together
Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: 2 - 3
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This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement.

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Finksburg Book Club: The Dry
Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Ages: Adults
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This month's selection is The Dry by Jane Harper.

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Septic Care: Important Information for Homeowners
Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 7:00pm - 8:45pm
Ages: Adults
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George Schooley, certified septic system installer, inspector, and founder of Legacy Septic & Excavation, will share how to maintain your septic system to keep it working properly, helping you protect your home and family. Questions regarding BAT systems, sand mounds, and other new technology will be addressed. Mr. Schooley will provide a brief presentation on the care of septic systems, followed by a Q&A session.

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Family Storytime
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: Birth - 8
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We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. 

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Ready, Set, School!
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Ages: 3 - 6
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An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills.

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Pajama Party Storytime
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Ages: Birth - 8
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Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime introduces stories through books, songs, and activities appropriate for young children.

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Twos and Threes Together
Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 9:45am - 10:45am
Ages: 2 - 3
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This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement.

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Read and Play
Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: Birth - 24 Months
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Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize.

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Teen Advisory Board
Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Ages: 12 - 17
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Join the Teen Advisory Board! Share your opinions and ideas about programs and materials you'd like to see at the Finksburg Branch. Earn service hours while helping your library!

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A Spirited Tale: A Historical Look at Distilleries in the Woolery’s District
Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Ages: Adults
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Join us to learn about the Great Whiskey Heist, the role of distilleries in making ammunition during World War I, and the medicinal properties of Maryland rye whiskey, as Dr. Fraser shares the histories of distilleries located in Tannery and Cedarhurst. Dr. Fraser is an avid historian and former curator of the Gatehouse Museum in Sykesville, MD. This program presented in partnership with the Finksburg Planning and Citizen’s Council (FPACC).

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Intro to Creating Augmented Reality with CoSpaces
Saturday, November 23, 2019 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: 14 - Adults, Adults
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What is augmented reality and how is it different from virtual reality? Learn the basics of building an augmented reality project, then create and publish a simple project of your own. 

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Thanksgiving Storytime
Monday, November 25, 2019 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: Birth - 8
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Join us for a special Thanksgiving-themed storytime program. We will read and learn about both the holiday and being thankful, sing some festive songs, and make a craft to take home.

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Read and Play
Tuesday, November 26, 2019 - 9:45am - 10:45am
Ages: Birth - 24 Months
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Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize.

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Twos and Threes Together
Tuesday, November 26, 2019 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: 2 - 3
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This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement.

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Yoga with Syeda
Tuesday, November 26, 2019 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Ages: Adults
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Strengthen your body, sharpen your mind, soothe your spirit. Follow Syeda through a series of postures and guided imageries. Beginner to intermediate. Register to reserve a space.

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Family Storytime
Wednesday, November 27, 2019 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: Birth - 8
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We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. 

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Ready, Set, School!
Wednesday, November 27, 2019 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Ages: 3 - 6
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An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills.

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St. Lucia and St. Nicholas Celebrations
Monday, December 2, 2019 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: 3 - 6
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Come learn about these two holidays celebrated in parts of Europe. We will hear stories, sing songs, and do crafts together, all themed around the holiday.

Meeting Rooms

Meeting rooms are available for public use Monday through Saturday and Sundays during October-April, excluding library-observed holidays.

We have 2 meeting rooms available for public use:

Large Meeting Room - Capacity: 50
Small Meeting Room - Capacity: 10

Book by Room

Services

Branch History

Library service to the Finksburg area began on January 28th 2009 with the opening of a 13,805 square foot branch. The Finksburg Planning and Citizens' Council played an integral role in helping the Finksburg Branch become a reality. This library was the first Green building in Carroll County. Some of the green features include: geothermal wells, a storm water management system, and recyclable & recycled materials.

Green Features

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