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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 Hours

Monday - Thursday:  9 AM - 8 PM
Friday - Saturday:  9 AM - 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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Teen Biblio-Box
Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: 11 - 17
Registration and more information
What is a Biblio-Box? It's a box full of fun for teens! Register to pick up a box containing a library book, a DIY craft, and other fun surprises!

Box pickup is at CCPL's Finksburg Branch from September 23 - 30. Please return your library book and box when you are done reading.

Registered attendees will receive a form to help the Finksburg team match you with a book. Please register each teen individually.

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Read and Play
Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: Birth - 24 Months
Registration and 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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Card Kit Crafty Box: Autumn
Friday, September 24, 2021 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: Adults
Registration and more information
What is a Card Kit Crafty Box? It's a box full of fun for crafty adults! This month's kit will feature some seasonal or autumn holiday stamp sets! Register to pick up a box containing library materials for crafty inspiration, two rubber stamp sets, two card bases with envelopes, an ink pad, and other crafty extras to help unleash your creativity.

Box pickup is at CCPL's Finksburg Branch from Friday, September 24 to Friday, October 1. Please return the stamp sets, ink pad, and box when you are done crafting.

Registered attendees will receive a form to help Finksburg staff match you with your preferred crafty supplies.

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Volunteer Opportunity at the Finksburg Branch Garden
Saturday, September 25, 2021 - 9:00am - 11:00am
Ages: 12 - 17
Registration and more information
Are you in need of service hours?  Do you like working outside and don't mind getting your hands dirty?  If so, this may be the perfect volunteer opportunity for you!  We are looking for students ages 12-17 to assist our local master gardeners with the maintenance of the Finksburg Branch gardens. Please dress appropriately, wear sunscreen and bring water. Masks are required! Garden clean up days are weather dependent.

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Flipbook Animation Camp
Saturday, September 25, 2021 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: 6 - 17
Registration and more information
Learn how to create your own short cartoon! Register to get a take-home kit, or just watch the video and try it with supplies you have at home. 

View on our Facebook page or our YouTube channel.

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Pre-Twinkle Violin Demo
Monday, September 27, 2021 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: 2 - 7
Registration and more information
Join Ms. Glenda Walsh Crouse from Westminster Suzuki Strings for a free 30-minute violin class. Participants will explore the exciting world of pre-twinkle violin. Children are taught through play, games, and storytelling. In addition to hearing a brief professional performance of the violin, children will be able to try a real fractional sized violin. Following the class, Ms. Glenda will be available to answer questions about the violin and the Suzuki Method.

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Pajama Party Storytime
Tuesday, September 28, 2021 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Ages: Birth - 8
Registration and 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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Family Storytime
Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 9:45am - 10:45am
Ages: Birth - 8
Registration and 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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Ready, Set, School!
Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: 3 - 6
Registration and 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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Twos and Threes Together
Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 9:45am - 10:45am
Ages: 2 - 3
Registration and more information
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement.

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Read and Play
Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: Birth - 24 Months
Registration and 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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Teen Service Hour Kits: Paint Carroll Pink Bookmark
Friday, October 1, 2021 - 12:00am - 12:00am
Ages: 12 - 17
Registration and more information
Pick up a kit containing all the materials you need to make bookmarks to benefit those going through cancer treatment at the Carroll Hospital. All instructions to create pink inspirational bookmarks are included, as well as instructions on how to receive service learning hours. There is the potential to be awarded up to three service learning hours for this project.  

Kit pickup is from Friday, October 1 through Saturday, October 9. Please return your completed kit to CCPL's Finksburg Branch by October 23 so the bookmarks can be distributed during October's Paint Carroll Pink.  

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Grow with Baby: Hatchlings in the Nest
Monday, October 4, 2021 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: Adults
Registration and more information
Grow with Baby: Hatchlings in the Nest is designed for parents with babies six months of age and younger. Join us for this informative and fun early literacy program. We encourage participants to come to each session of this four-week program. Parents will receive a take-home gift each week.

Hatchlings, in partnership with the Maryland State Library and Mother Goose on the Loose, is funded in part by the Maryland State Department of Education, Division of Early Childhood as part of the PDG B-5 for MD State Libraries, funded through a federal grant opportunity with the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.

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Pajama Party Storytime
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Ages: Birth - 8
Registration and 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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Family Storytime
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 9:45am - 10:45am
Ages: Birth - 8
Registration and 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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Ready, Set, School!
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: 3 - 6
Registration and 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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Chess Club
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Ages: All Ages
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Play chess and learn from other players. For all ages and skill levels.

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Twos and Threes Together
Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 9:45am - 10:45am
Ages: 2 - 3
Registration and more information
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement.

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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