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Carroll County Public Library
Infinite Possibilities

North Carroll Branch

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2255 Hanover Pike
Hampstead, MD 21074

Darrell Robertson, Branch Manager

Branch Hours

Monday - Thursday:  9 AM - 8 PM
Friday - Saturday:  9 AM - 5 PM

 Phone 1    410.386.4480

Fax    410.386.4486

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Programs and Events

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

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Get Ready to READ! 
Thursday, June 17, 2021 - 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Ages: 5 - 8
Registration and more information
Join us for an outdoor program where we will read a story together and play games and songs that will help your child review letters, letter sounds, and other reading skills in a fun and interactive environment. After every program, participants will be given an activity to take home to use throughout the summer aimed to help review and improve reading skills. 

If we must cancel due to bad weather, we will send an email to the registrants on the morning of the program. Wear sunscreen and bring your sunglasses. Please bring a beach towel or blanket to sit on during the program. Please adhere to CDC guidelines of social distancing and masking.

 

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Summer Storytime Outdoors
Friday, June 18, 2021 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: Birth - 8
Registration and more information
We will read stories, sing, and dance. An individual craft activity will be available to complete at home.

If we must cancel due to bad weather, we will send an email to the registrants on the morning of the program. Wear sunscreen and bring your sunglasses. Please bring a beach towel or blanket to sit on during the program. Please adhere to CDC guidelines of social distancing and masking.

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Card Camp
Saturday, June 19, 2021 - 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Ages: Adults
Registration and more information
Create your own greeting cards using rubber stamps from the library's rubber stamp collection. Take-home kits with all supplies will be provided and available to pick up from the North Carroll Branch prior to the program. 

Watch the video on Facebook or YouTube for assembly directions and ideas for more ways to use the stamp sets. And, best of all, if you want to continue crafting, you can reserve a stamp set and pick it up from your local branch!

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Star Wars Fun
Wednesday, June 23, 2021 - 10:00am - 10:30am
Ages: 5 - 12
Registration and more information
Make a Star Wars-themed craft and more.

The program will be held outdoors; if we must cancel due to bad weather we will send an email to the registrants the morning of the program. Wear sunscreen and bring your sunglasses. Please adhere to CDC guidelines of social distancing and masking.

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Star Wars Fun
Wednesday, June 23, 2021 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Ages: 5 - 12
Registration and more information
Make a Star Wars-themed craft and more.

The program will be held outdoors; if we must cancel due to bad weather we will send an email to the registrants the morning of the program. Wear sunscreen and bring your sunglasses. Please adhere to CDC guidelines of social distancing and masking.

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Get Ready to READ! 
Thursday, June 24, 2021 - 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Ages: 5 - 8
Registration and more information
Join us for an outdoor program where we will read a story together and play games and songs that will help your child review letters, letter sounds, and other reading skills in a fun and interactive environment. After every program, participants will be given an activity to take home to use throughout the summer aimed to help review and improve reading skills. 

If we must cancel due to bad weather, we will send an email to the registrants on the morning of the program. Wear sunscreen and bring your sunglasses. Please bring a beach towel or blanket to sit on during the program. Please adhere to CDC guidelines of social distancing and masking.

 

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Summer Storytime Outdoors
Friday, June 25, 2021 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: Birth - 8
Registration and more information
We will read stories, sing, and dance. An individual craft activity will be available to complete at home.

If we must cancel due to bad weather, we will send an email to the registrants on the morning of the program. Wear sunscreen and bring your sunglasses. Please bring a beach towel or blanket to sit on during the program. Please adhere to CDC guidelines of social distancing and masking.

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Create Your Own Zen Garden
Monday, June 28, 2021 - 9:00am - 5:00pm
Ages: 11 - 17
Registration and more information
Are you looking for a little space you can control and relax in? Learn how to make your very own tabletop Zen garden. All supplies will be provided in this take-home kit.

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Patriotic Blast
Wednesday, June 30, 2021 - 10:00am - 10:30am
Ages: 5 - 12
Registration and more information
Join us for a patriotic “explosion” demonstration that you can easily do at home, along with a make and take project to celebrate the 4th of July.

The program will be held outdoors; if we must cancel due to bad weather we will send an email to the registrants the morning of the program. Wear sunscreen and bring your sunglasses. Please adhere to CDC guidelines of social distancing and masking.

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Patriotic Blast
Wednesday, June 30, 2021 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Ages: 5 - 12
Registration and more information
Join us for a patriotic “explosion” demonstration that you can easily do at home, along with a make and take project to celebrate the 4th of July.

The program will be held outdoors; if we must cancel due to bad weather we will send an email to the registrants the morning of the program. Wear sunscreen and bring your sunglasses. Please adhere to CDC guidelines of social distancing and masking.

Passport Services

Passports

The North Carroll Branch accepts passport applications on behalf of the U.S. Department of State to better serve our customers and to respond to the needs within our communities. We process new passport applications and provide photo services on site. Please note that we cannot accept or process passport renewals, however, we do provide forms and assistance.

Passports services are available on a first come, first served basis, with no appointment necessary. Hours are:

Monday - Thursday: 10 AM - 7 PM
Friday and Saturday: 10 AM - 3 PM
Sunday: No passport services

For more passport information, please visit our passport page.

Meeting Rooms

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

We have the following meeting rooms available for public use:

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

2 Study Rooms - Capacity: 1 - 4 per room

Book by Room

Services

Branch History

The Hampstead Library was established in 1955, through the efforts of the Junior Woman's Club of Hampstead. The club won a Federation Prize for its library project. With the establishment of a county system in 1958, the Hampstead Library became the Northeast Branch of the Carroll County Public Library. The present North Carroll Branch, located between Hampstead and Manchester, opened as a full-service branch in February, 1990.

The 2011 renovation to the branch included improvements to the interior and a reworking of the parking lot entrance to alleviate unsafe conditions.