Taneytown Branch

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

10 Grand Drive
Taneytown, MD 21787

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Branch Manager:
Jillian Dittrich
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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.

Wonderful Watercolors
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Monday June 18, 2018
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 7 - 12
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Set your sail for a summer of fun! Learn basic watercolor techniques to create a seascape masterpiece. Learn to paint a sunset, ocean waters, and more. Taught by art instructor Caroline Quinn.

Drop-In Crochet
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Monday June 18, 2018
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Open to beginner and expert crafters. Bring your current project for a fun night with other fiber artists. Those new to crochet may bring their hooks and yarn of choice for instructions on getting started and new stitches.

Twos and Threes Together: Cats
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Tuesday June 19, 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.

Minecraft Fun!
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Tuesday June 19, 2018
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 15
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Join us for a delightful day of Minecraft! We'll have a server and computers set up for you to play on. Whether you're completely new to Minecraft or an expert, this is a chance to play with your peers! We will be holding two sessions, each one and a half hours long, but we ask that you only register for one of the two. All attendees need to register.

Minecraft Fun!
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Tuesday June 19, 2018
3:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 8 - 15
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Join us for a delightful day of Minecraft! We'll have a server and computers set up for you to play on. Whether you're completely new to Minecraft or an expert, this is a chance to play with your peers! We will be holding two sessions, each one and a half hours long, but we ask that you only register for one of the two. All attendees need to register.

Music is Fun!
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Wednesday June 20, 2018
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 10
Join Bob Coffey from Coffey Music for an interactive demonstration of musical instruments, and try your hand at a few that you may want to play.

Read and Play
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Wednesday June 20, 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.

Bead It!
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Wednesday June 20, 2018
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 7 - 12
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Join us for an afternoon of bead fun! Make a cool beadie critter and some neat bead jewelry. Only kids need to register.

Pajama Party Storytime: Cats
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Wednesday June 20, 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.

Recycled Crafts: Music Edition
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Wednesday June 20, 2018
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 13 - Adults
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Take a trip back in time to create some groovy recycled music crafts. All supplies will be provided, just bring your creativity. All attendees need to register.

Summer Discovery Celebration
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Thursday June 21, 2018
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Join the fun as we kick off an amazing summer at the library! The party will have games, face painting, crafts, balloon animals, and a meet and greet with animals raised by local 4-H members. We'll be painting kindness rocks and making bottles of sunshine! From 10 AM - 12 PM. A Choose Civility program.

Taneytown Book Club: The Café by the Sea by Jenny Colgan
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Thursday June 21, 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!

Cinderella Around the World
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Friday June 22, 2018
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - 10
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Join the fun as we celebrate one of the world's most beloved
fairy tales. We'll explore versions from several cultures,
then create crafts to bring out our inner princesses.
Costumes are welcome - and we'll have some props so everyone
can get glamorous! All attendees need to register.

Zany Zentangles
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Monday June 25, 2018
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 7 - 12
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Learn how to create a unique artistic design with Zentangles! You’ll learn basic Tangle patterns using lines, shapes, and shading. Taught by art instructor Caroline Quinn.


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.