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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.

Park Picks Scavenger Hunt
Tuesday, June 1, 2021 - 12:00am - 12:00am
Ages: All Ages
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Taneytown is full of wonderful parks to explore, featuring many fun things to do and see! Stop by the Taneytown Branch during library hours to pick up a Park Scavenger Hunt sheet, then explore our local parks to find the items on the list. Snap a picture of your family enjoying their favorite park and show it to us, along with your completed scavenger hunt list, to earn a prize.


Taneytown Tales in the Parks
Tuesday, June 1, 2021 - 12:00am - 12:00am
Ages: 2 - 8
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Visit a different Taneytown park each month to take a Taneytown Tales StoryWalk®! Look for the book cover signs to begin your adventure, then read along and do the activities at each page stop. The parks featured will be Flickinger Park in June, Roberts Mill Park in July, and Taneytown Memorial Park in August. Snap pictures of your family with the cover pages at each of the three parks, then stop by the branch during library hours and show them to us to earn a prize.



Positivity Puzzle Partners
Thursday, June 17, 2021 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: 12 - Adults, Adults
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We’re not complete without you! We’re all connected together in this world, so please help us to complete our Positivity Puzzle by decorating a puzzle piece. Stop by the Taneytown Branch to pick up a bag containing a large puzzle piece and directions for decorating the piece with positive thoughts. When you're done, return your piece to the library and we will assemble our community puzzle for display.

Celebrate the 4th of July
Monday, June 21, 2021 - 12:00am - 12:00am
Ages: All Ages
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We will be creating fun crafts and activities to celebrate our country's birthday. Stop by the library to pick up a take-and-make kit full of fun crafts. Kits will be available until June 27 during library hours, while supplies last.

Kindness Rocks!
Wednesday, June 23, 2021 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: 8 - Adults, Adults
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Spread a little kindness in our world by creating a kindness rock to share with others! Pick up a take and make kindness rock kit at the library, decorate the rock with happy thoughts, then leave it around town to brighten someone’s day when they find your hidden gift of sunshine! Available while supplies last.

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.

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