The library will be closed for the Christmas Holiday Sunday, December 23 through Tuesday, December 25. We will reopen for regular hours on Wednesday, December 26.

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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


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

A Handcrafted Holiday: Ornaments
Monday, December 17, 2018 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Ages: Adults
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Nothing says you care like handmade. Join us for an evening of handcrafted ornaments and create handmade treasures to display or give away this holiday season. All supplies will be provided, just bring your creativity.

Tween Space
Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Ages: 8 – 12
More information
A weekly after-school program with a snack, craft/game/tech time, and homework assistance. Parachute games! Minute-to-Win-It Challenges! A different activity every week! We will not meet on early dismissal days or on days when CCPS is closed. 

Taneytown Book Club: The Secrets She Keeps by Michael Robotham
Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Ages: Adults
More information
Do you enjoy reading and talking about books? Then our book discussion group is for you! We will feature a different book at each meeting. Come join us for a sharing of good books and ideas.

Drop-In Knitting
Thursday, December 27, 2018 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Ages: Adults
More information
Please join us to share your ideas, patterns, books, and tips. A great time to visit and work on your latest projects.

Red Boots Puppet Show
Friday, December 28, 2018 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Ages: All Ages
Registration and more information
Grannies of Carroll Vista will present a festive holiday puppet show. Carroll County Public Schools are on break, so bring the family! This special holiday program, which emphasizes sharing, helping, and understanding others, will delight and amuse all ages.  

Meeting Rooms

Meeting rooms are available for public use Sunday through Saturday, during October-April excluding library-observed holidays. Meetings must be completed and the building cleared by 11:00 PM.

We have the following meeting rooms available for public use:

Large Meeting Room - Capacity: 50
Small Meeting Room - Capacity: 8
1 Study Rooms - Capacity: 4 per room

Book by Room

Upcoming Meeting Reservations

Taneytown Small Meeting Room
December 16, 2018 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Taneytown Small Meeting Room
December 17, 2018 - 11:00am - 12:30pm

TAC Adult
Taneytown Large Meeting Room
December 17, 2018 - 3:00pm - 6:30pm

One on One with Lynn and Dorothy
Taneytown Small Meeting Room
December 17, 2018 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Taneytown Monarchs Softball Board Meeting
Taneytown Small Meeting Room
December 17, 2018 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Reservation for Literacy Council of Carroll County
Taneytown Small Meeting Room
December 18, 2018 - 9:00am - 1:00pm

Taneytown Library Staff Holiday Luncheon
Taneytown Large Meeting Room
December 18, 2018 - 11:00am - 3:00pm

Literacy Council Tutoring
Taneytown Small Meeting Room
December 18, 2018 - 3:30pm - 5:00pm

Literacy Council
Taneytown Small Meeting Room
December 19, 2018 - 1:00pm - 2:15pm

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