COVID-19 Test Kit Update: Test kits are currently available at CCPL Headquarters, Exploration Commons, Finksburg, Mount Airy, North Carroll, Taneytown and Westminster. Supplies are limited so please check back for updates.

All CCPL locations will be closed for the Independence Holiday on Monday, July 4. We will reopen for regular hours on Tuesday, July 5.

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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.

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Taneytown Scavenger Hunt with Corky!
Tuesday, July 5, 2022 - 12:00am - 12:00am
Ages: All Ages
More information
Corky the penguin wants to explore Taneytown and is asking for your help!

Stop by CCPL's Taneytown Branch to pick up a paper Corky and a list of destinations, then take a picture with Corky in at least 5 of those spots. Bring that photographic proof back to the library and be entered to win a prize!

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Mermaid Storytime
Tuesday, July 5, 2022 - 10:00am - 10:45am
Ages: 2 - 6
Registration and more information
We're diving into the deep blue sea for an amazing mermaid storytime! Celebrate the magic of merpeople with stories, songs, and activities. 

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Summer Lunch at the Library (Taneytown Branch)
Tuesday, July 5, 2022 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Ages: Birth - 18
More information
This summer CCPL's Taneytown Branch will be partnering with Carroll County Public Schools and the US Department of Agriculture to provide free summer meals for kids and teens. There is no enrollment and no cost. In addition to our computers and Play & Learn Center, we will be featuring many programs before and after the lunches. Join us for fun and food on weekdays this summer. 

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Taneytown Scavenger Hunt with Corky!
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 - 12:00am - 12:00am
Ages: All Ages
More information
Corky the penguin wants to explore Taneytown and is asking for your help!

Stop by CCPL's Taneytown Branch to pick up a paper Corky and a list of destinations, then take a picture with Corky in at least 5 of those spots. Bring that photographic proof back to the library and be entered to win a prize!

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Motorboat Movie
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: 3 - 8
Registration and more information
Turn one of our cardboard boxes into your own personal motorboat and float on over for a summer ocean drive-in movie experience!

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Summer Lunch at the Library (Taneytown Branch)
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Ages: Birth - 18
More information
This summer CCPL's Taneytown Branch will be partnering with Carroll County Public Schools and the US Department of Agriculture to provide free summer meals for kids and teens. There is no enrollment and no cost. In addition to our computers and Play & Learn Center, we will be featuring many programs before and after the lunches. Join us for fun and food on weekdays this summer. 

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Taneytown Scavenger Hunt with Corky!
Thursday, July 7, 2022 - 12:00am - 12:00am
Ages: All Ages
More information
Corky the penguin wants to explore Taneytown and is asking for your help!

Stop by CCPL's Taneytown Branch to pick up a paper Corky and a list of destinations, then take a picture with Corky in at least 5 of those spots. Bring that photographic proof back to the library and be entered to win a prize!

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Summer Lunch at the Library (Taneytown Branch)
Thursday, July 7, 2022 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Ages: Birth - 18
More information
This summer CCPL's Taneytown Branch will be partnering with Carroll County Public Schools and the US Department of Agriculture to provide free summer meals for kids and teens. There is no enrollment and no cost. In addition to our computers and Play & Learn Center, we will be featuring many programs before and after the lunches. Join us for fun and food on weekdays this summer. 

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Down on the Farm: Rabbits and Chickens
Thursday, July 7, 2022 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: 6 - 12
Registration and more information
Head down to the Library Farm to learn all about rabbits and chickens, then have a visit with these live animals!

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Taneytown Scavenger Hunt with Corky!
Friday, July 8, 2022 - 12:00am - 12:00am
Ages: All Ages
More information
Corky the penguin wants to explore Taneytown and is asking for your help!

Stop by CCPL's Taneytown Branch to pick up a paper Corky and a list of destinations, then take a picture with Corky in at least 5 of those spots. Bring that photographic proof back to the library and be entered to win a prize!

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Early Learning ArtsPlay™ with Arts for Learning Maryland
Friday, July 8, 2022 - 10:00am - 10:45am
Ages: Birth - 6
Registration and more information
Join a Wolf Trap teaching artist for a morning of engaging activities using music, movement, and drama! This program brings joyful, arts-based learning and hands-on creative exploration to our young learners, and their caregivers and educators. 

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Demonstration Station: Photography
Friday, July 8, 2022 - 11:00am - 1:00pm
Ages: All Ages
More information
Stop by the Demonstration Station to ask a question or learn something new from a member of the Taneytown community. From professional specialists to lay experts, we are hosting a summer for sharing the Ocean of Possibilities we can offer each other.

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Summer Lunch at the Library (Taneytown Branch)
Friday, July 8, 2022 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Ages: Birth - 18
More information
This summer CCPL's Taneytown Branch will be partnering with Carroll County Public Schools and the US Department of Agriculture to provide free summer meals for kids and teens. There is no enrollment and no cost. In addition to our computers and Play & Learn Center, we will be featuring many programs before and after the lunches. Join us for fun and food on weekdays this summer. 

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Taneytown Scavenger Hunt with Corky!
Saturday, July 9, 2022 - 12:00am - 12:00am
Ages: All Ages
More information
Corky the penguin wants to explore Taneytown and is asking for your help!

Stop by CCPL's Taneytown Branch to pick up a paper Corky and a list of destinations, then take a picture with Corky in at least 5 of those spots. Bring that photographic proof back to the library and be entered to win a prize!

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Taneytown Scavenger Hunt with Corky!
Monday, July 11, 2022 - 12:00am - 12:00am
Ages: All Ages
More information
Corky the penguin wants to explore Taneytown and is asking for your help!

Stop by CCPL's Taneytown Branch to pick up a paper Corky and a list of destinations, then take a picture with Corky in at least 5 of those spots. Bring that photographic proof back to the library and be entered to win a prize!

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Drop Everything and Read at CCPL's Taneytown Branch
Monday, July 11, 2022 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Ages: All Ages
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Summer can be hectic and busy. We're here to help you set aside time for reading. Every Monday, we'll provide a time and place for you to enjoy materials individually or in a group setting. Earn points for Summer Reading by reading at the library!

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Taneytown Book Discussion Group: The Invisible Husband of Frick Island
Monday, July 11, 2022 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: Adults
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This month's selection is The Invisible Husband of Frick Island by Colleen Oakley.

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Summer Lunch at the Library (Taneytown Branch)
Monday, July 11, 2022 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Ages: Birth - 18
More information
This summer CCPL's Taneytown Branch will be partnering with Carroll County Public Schools and the US Department of Agriculture to provide free summer meals for kids and teens. There is no enrollment and no cost. In addition to our computers and Play & Learn Center, we will be featuring many programs before and after the lunches. Join us for fun and food on weekdays this summer. 

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Taneytown Scavenger Hunt with Corky!
Tuesday, July 12, 2022 - 12:00am - 12:00am
Ages: All Ages
More information
Corky the penguin wants to explore Taneytown and is asking for your help!

Stop by CCPL's Taneytown Branch to pick up a paper Corky and a list of destinations, then take a picture with Corky in at least 5 of those spots. Bring that photographic proof back to the library and be entered to win a prize!

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Family Storytime
Tuesday, July 12, 2022 - 10:00am - 10:45am
Ages: Birth - 8
More information
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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Summer Lunch at the Library (Taneytown Branch)
Tuesday, July 12, 2022 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Ages: Birth - 18
More information
This summer CCPL's Taneytown Branch will be partnering with Carroll County Public Schools and the US Department of Agriculture to provide free summer meals for kids and teens. There is no enrollment and no cost. In addition to our computers and Play & Learn Center, we will be featuring many programs before and after the lunches. Join us for fun and food on weekdays this summer. 

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Ocean Art
Tuesday, July 12, 2022 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Ages: Adults
Registration and more information
Join us for a three-part series where we will create a different ocean-inspired art project each month. Attendees do not have to attend all three sessions.

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Taneytown Scavenger Hunt with Corky!
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 - 12:00am - 12:00am
Ages: All Ages
More information
Corky the penguin wants to explore Taneytown and is asking for your help!

Stop by CCPL's Taneytown Branch to pick up a paper Corky and a list of destinations, then take a picture with Corky in at least 5 of those spots. Bring that photographic proof back to the library and be entered to win a prize!

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Junior Gardeners' Workshop: Summer Flower Arrangement
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: 8 - 17
Registration and more information
Join the members of the Silver Fancy Garden Club and create a beautiful fresh flower arrangement. All supplies will be provided.

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Summer Lunch at the Library (Taneytown Branch)
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Ages: Birth - 18
More information
This summer CCPL's Taneytown Branch will be partnering with Carroll County Public Schools and the US Department of Agriculture to provide free summer meals for kids and teens. There is no enrollment and no cost. In addition to our computers and Play & Learn Center, we will be featuring many programs before and after the lunches. Join us for fun and food on weekdays this summer. 

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Taneytown Scavenger Hunt with Corky!
Thursday, July 14, 2022 - 12:00am - 12:00am
Ages: All Ages
More information
Corky the penguin wants to explore Taneytown and is asking for your help!

Stop by CCPL's Taneytown Branch to pick up a paper Corky and a list of destinations, then take a picture with Corky in at least 5 of those spots. Bring that photographic proof back to the library and be entered to win a prize!

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Circus Science with Gregory May
Thursday, July 14, 2022 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: 5 - 12
More information
Experience the wonders of the circus without the cost. Gregory May, a former Ringling Brothers performer, uses amazing tricks to explore the circus world - and explains some scientific principles behind the razzle-dazzle!

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Summer Lunch at the Library (Taneytown Branch)
Thursday, July 14, 2022 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Ages: Birth - 18
More information
This summer CCPL's Taneytown Branch will be partnering with Carroll County Public Schools and the US Department of Agriculture to provide free summer meals for kids and teens. There is no enrollment and no cost. In addition to our computers and Play & Learn Center, we will be featuring many programs before and after the lunches. Join us for fun and food on weekdays this summer. 

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Book Review Meetup
Thursday, July 14, 2022 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Ages: Adults
Registration and more information
Just finished a great book you want to tell others about? Need ideas for your next read? Join this meetup to create reviews to share during and after the group. Each month we will explore a different book review process, and you will leave with a list of titles to try. Be sure to bring your book with you. BONUS: This is a Summer Reading activity.

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Taneytown Scavenger Hunt with Corky!
Friday, July 15, 2022 - 12:00am - 12:00am
Ages: All Ages
More information
Corky the penguin wants to explore Taneytown and is asking for your help!

Stop by CCPL's Taneytown Branch to pick up a paper Corky and a list of destinations, then take a picture with Corky in at least 5 of those spots. Bring that photographic proof back to the library and be entered to win a prize!

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Demonstration Station: Carroll Soil Conservation District
Friday, July 15, 2022 - 11:00am - 1:00pm
Ages: All Ages
More information
Stop by the Demonstration Station to ask a question or learn something new from a member of the Taneytown community. From professional specialists to lay experts, we are hosting a summer for sharing the Ocean of Possibilities we can offer each other.

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Summer Lunch at the Library (Taneytown Branch)
Friday, July 15, 2022 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Ages: Birth - 18
More information
This summer CCPL's Taneytown Branch will be partnering with Carroll County Public Schools and the US Department of Agriculture to provide free summer meals for kids and teens. There is no enrollment and no cost. In addition to our computers and Play & Learn Center, we will be featuring many programs before and after the lunches. Join us for fun and food on weekdays this summer. 

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Taneytown Scavenger Hunt with Corky!
Saturday, July 16, 2022 - 12:00am - 12:00am
Ages: All Ages
More information
Corky the penguin wants to explore Taneytown and is asking for your help!

Stop by CCPL's Taneytown Branch to pick up a paper Corky and a list of destinations, then take a picture with Corky in at least 5 of those spots. Bring that photographic proof back to the library and be entered to win a prize!

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Super Smash Bros. Tournament
Saturday, July 16, 2022 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Ages: 11 - 17
Registration and more information
CCPL's Taneytown Branch is having a Super Smash Bros. tournament this summer, so join us to show that you're the best Super Smash Bros. player in town! No prizes, just glory to the winner!

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