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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

Hours

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.

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Twos and Threes Together
Tuesday, November 19, 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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Crafty Tuesday: DIY Fall Hoop Leaf
Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Ages: Adults
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Join us for an evening of crafting! We will be making gorgeous fall decorations for your home. Makes a lovely gift!

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Ready, Set, School!
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 9:45am - 10:45am
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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Read and Play
Wednesday, November 20, 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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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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Family Storytime
Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 9:45am - 10:45am
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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Messy Masterpieces: Thanksgiving
Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Ages: 2 - 6
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Paint and scissors and glue, oh my! It’s time to create your very own masterpieces to celebrate Thanksgiving! Please dress to get messy.

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Taneytown Book Club: The Last Cruise
Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Ages: Adults
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This month's selection is The Last Cruise by Kate Christensen.

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Grief, Dying and Death, Parts of Life: Helping Kids Live
Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Ages: Adults
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David Betzner, former Chaplain for Hospice of Frederick County, returns to facilitate a conversation with parents to equip them to help children better manage experiences of death, dying, and grief.

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Community Café: Spoken Word
Friday, November 22, 2019 - 9:30am - 11:00am
Ages: Adults
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Come out on the fourth Friday of the month for a time of community sharing in our Magazine Café Space.  Each month will have a different theme to focus around. Bring one item to share that fits the theme. We will also use digital resources, invited guests, and a mini-activity to explore the theme together. Learn something new and share something you've already learned.

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Twos and Threes Together
Tuesday, November 26, 2019 - 9:45am - 10:45am
Ages: 2 - 3
More information
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement.

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Ready, Set, School!
Wednesday, November 27, 2019 - 9:45am - 10:45am
Ages: 3 - 6
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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Read and Play
Wednesday, November 27, 2019 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: Birth - 24 Months
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.

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: 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