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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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Creative Writing
Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: Adults
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Problems with writer's block? Want to write a book, but don't know how to get started? Local author Rev. Dr. K. Helms will take participants through creative writing exercises to improve their process and get them on their way. Please register for this event by emailing jdittrich@carr.org.

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Messy Masterpieces: Holiday Art
Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Ages: 2 – 5
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Paint and scissors and glue, oh my! It’s time to create your very own masterpieces that can be used for holiday gifts! Please dress to get messy.

 

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Tween Space
Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Ages: 8 – 12
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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. 

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Drop-In Knitting
Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Ages: Adults
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Please join us to share your ideas, patterns, books, and tips. A great time to visit and work on your latest projects.

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3D Printed Ornaments
Saturday, December 15, 2018 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: 11 – Adults, Adults
Registration and more information
Learn how to use the library's 3D printer to make cool holiday ornaments! We'll show you how to make a 3D model and print your creation after the program for you to pick up. 

 

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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.

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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. 

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Taneytown Book Club: The Secrets She Keeps by Michael Robotham
Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Ages: Adults
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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.

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

Connecting Youth of Carroll County Support Group
Taneytown Small Meeting Room
December 13, 2018 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Literacy Council
Taneytown Small Meeting Room
December 14, 2018 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

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