Taneytown Branch

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Outside Large Meeting Room Kids Area Teens Area Circulation Desk, Main Entrance

10 Grand Drive
Taneytown, MD 21787

410.386.4510 v
410.386.4515 f

Branch Manager:
Jillian Dittrich
410.386.4510 x2328
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Events Calendar

Hours

Monday - Thursday, 9 AM - 8:45 PM and Friday - Saturday, 9 AM - 5 PM, Sunday 1 PM - 5 PM (October – April)

Upcoming Programs - Click to view programs for the next week.

Ready, Set, School: Dads
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Wednesday October 17, 2018
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills.

Read and Play
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Wednesday October 17, 2018
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
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.

Pajama Party Storytime: Dads
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Wednesday October 17, 2018
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 8
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.

Family Storytime: Dads
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Thursday October 18, 2018
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 8
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children.

Taneytown Book Club: Bloodsworth by Tim Junkin (2018 One Maryland One Book Selection)
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Thursday October 18, 2018
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Join us for a lively discussion! New participants are always welcome! October's discussion is sponsored in part by Maryland Humanities to celebrate One Maryland One Book 2018 and is a Choose Civility program.

The Big Pumpkin Puppet Show
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Friday October 19, 2018
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
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Join the fun as the Grannies of Carroll Vista present a hilarious Halloween-themed puppet show! CCPS are closed today, so bring the family! This special program will delight and amuse all ages. All attendees need to register.

Halloween Drop-In Crafts
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Friday October 19, 2018
12:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Calling all boos and ghouls. Let's get creative and make spook-tacular decorations for Halloween! (A fall-themed alternative option will be available.) All supplies provided. All attendees need to register.

Trunk or Treat: Trick-or-Treating
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Friday October 19, 2018
5:15 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
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Join us for our annual Trunk or Treat with games and activities. Here is how it works: car trunks will be decorated for Halloween and treats will be available for 100 kids. We hope you’ll come out and have some fun with us in a safe and enjoyable venue for the little ones. Instructions and guidelines will be available at the branch. Refreshments will be served. Only kids need to register.

Trunk or Treat: Trunk Decorating
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Friday October 19, 2018
5:15 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Is Halloween your favorite time of the year? Do you enjoy decorating and dressing up as much as your trick-or-treaters? Join us for our annual Trunk or Treat with games and activities. Register your vehicle to decorate the trunk for Halloween and bring enough treats to hand out to 100 kids. We hope you’ll come out and have some fun with us in a safe and enjoyable venue for the little ones. Please register at the Taneytown Branch by October 17th; instructions and guidelines will be available once you register. Refreshments will be served.

Twos and Threes Together: School Days
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Tuesday October 23, 2018
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement.

Ready, Set, School: School Days
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Wednesday October 24, 2018
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills.

Read and Play
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Wednesday October 24, 2018
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
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.

Pajama Party Storytime: School Days
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Wednesday October 24, 2018
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 8
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.


Directions - Local map

From 795 and Westminster

Take Route 140 west to Taneytown. On approaching Taneytown, bear to the right after entering the traffic circle. Turn left onto Grand Drive, at the first traffic light. The library is the first building on the right.

Services

Free Wi-Fi access, public Internet computers, children's learning games, copy machine, scan documents to email, public fax machine, book drop open 24/7, pay County tax bills.

Meeting rooms

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

We have 2 meeting rooms available for public use:

Large Meeting Room - Capacity: 50
Small Meeting Room - Capacity: 8

Visit our Meeting Room page for more information and to place a meeting room reservation request.

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.