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Carroll County Public Library
Infinite Possibilities

Taneytown Branch

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10 Grand Drive
Taneytown, MD 21787

Jillian Dittrich, Branch Manager

Branch Hours

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

 Phone 1    410.386.4510

Fax    410.386.4515

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Upcoming Programs and Events

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

Let's Get Crafty
Tuesday, March 28, 2023 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Ages: Adults
Registration and more information
Come craft with us! We will have a fun and EASY craft project to do together each month. No experience or creative skills are needed! Bring a friend and craft together, or come to meet new people who have a shared love of crafting.  

Anansi: Talking Melon and Tiger Soup Puppet Show
Wednesday, March 29, 2023 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Ages: 3 - 12
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Anansi, the trickster spider, is up to his mischievous ways in these two short adventures. In the first adventure, Anansi gets himself stuck inside a melon, but does that bring him down? No way! He decides to pass his time by doing what he’s best at – tricking the other animals around him. But, how will he manage to free himself from the melon? In Anansi’s second adventure, he finds Tiger making her special tiger soup. Anansi loves the soup so much he decides to distract Tiger in order to eat it all up. Uh-oh! Tiger is going to be mad. Can Anansi trick Tiger into thinking someone else ate all her wonderful soup? Join us for the puppet show to find out!

Addams Family Musical Teaser
Saturday, April 1, 2023 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Ages: All Ages
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The Addams Family, a popular television show from the 1960s, inspired movies and the new hit TV show WednesdayThe Addams Family Musical is the delightful story of Wednesday bringing home her boyfriend to meet the family – longing for one normal night. Enjoy the iconic characters and dozens of dead ancestors. See if Wednesday and her intended can unite the two families.

FSK’s spring production of The Addams Family Musical is full of outstanding songs, dances, and “altogether ooky” characters who seem to have walked right out of your local graveyard. Join us for a free library-edition teaser where you can meet the cast, enjoy song-and-dance routines, and kids can make a fun craft.

Library Book Box: Time to Branch Out!
Monday, April 3, 2023 - 12:00am - 12:00am
Ages: Adults
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Ready to take home a Library Book Box? The Book Box is a take-home kit with a craft, a treat, a few little surprises, and a library book for you to enjoy!

Our theme this month is inspired both by the natural growth of spring and the urge to try something new: Time to Branch Out!

Pick the box up at CCPL's Taneytown Branch from April 3 to April 10, and be sure to return the box and book when you're done reading!

Come Create!
Monday, April 3, 2023 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Ages: Adults
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Doing crafts improves your mood, reduces stress, and it’s fun! Come explore your inner artist. All supplies will be provided.

Twos and Threes Together
Tuesday, April 4, 2023 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: 2 - 3
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This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement.

Read and Play
Wednesday, April 5, 2023 - 10:00am - 10:30am
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.

Ready, Set, School!
Wednesday, April 5, 2023 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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.

Family Storytime
Thursday, April 6, 2023 - 10:00am - 11:00am
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. 

Bunny Egg-stravaganza
Friday, April 7, 2023 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: 2 - 6
Registration and more information
Join us for a hopping good time. We'll make some fun spring crafts, share stories, and have an egg hunt in the branch.

Meeting Rooms

Meeting rooms are available for public use Monday through Saturday, excluding library-observed holidays.

We have the following meeting rooms available for public use:

Large Meeting Room - Capacity: 50
Small Meeting Room - Capacity: 8
1 Study Room - Capacity: 4 people

Book by Room

Branch History

The Taneytown Community Library opened as a branch of the Carroll County Public Library on January 9, 1969 in a storefront building on Baltimore Street. Ground was broken for a full-service branch on April 18, 1988. The Taneytown Branch at 10 Grand Drive opened to the public in February, 1989.

The 2008 renovation to the branch included a 5,000 square foot expansion and interior improvements