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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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Ready, Set, School!
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 9:45am - 10:45am
Ages: 3 - 6
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An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills.

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Read and Play
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: Birth - 24 Months
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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.

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Pajama Party Storytime
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Ages: Birth - 8
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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.

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Family Storytime
Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 9:45am - 10:45am
Ages: Birth - 8
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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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Let’s Explore Nature: Owls
Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Ages: 3 - 6
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Join the fun as we explore nature through hands-on activities. This month we’ll learn about owls and dissect owl pellets.

 

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Roar Like a Lion: An Afternoon of Community Service
Sunday, January 26, 2020 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Ages: All Ages
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Beat the winter blues and feel the warmth that comes with serving your community. We will have an afternoon of community service in partnership with local Lions Clubs. The Lions Clubs will supply materials, instructions, and volunteers to lead a variety of projects that benefit our community. Drop in for an hour or the entire time. Student service hours will be available. Snow date: February 9

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Twos and Threes Together
Tuesday, January 28, 2020 - 9:45am - 10:45am
Ages: 2 - 3
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This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement.

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Ready, Set, School!
Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 9:45am - 10:45am
Ages: 3 - 6
More information
An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills.

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Read and Play
Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: Birth - 24 Months
More information
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.

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The Case of the Missing Tarts
Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Ages: 8 - 12
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Friends at the Wonderland tea party have run into a mystery and they need your help! Join the University of Maryland Extension's Carroll County 4-H educator in solving the mystery and locate the missing tarts from the tea party! 

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Happy Chinese New Year!
Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Ages: 3 - 12
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Celebrate the Chinese New Year, a major cultural festival in Asia. 2020 is the Year of the Rat, and we've got special stories and crafts to get in the mood. Learn about another culture, sample some traditions, and try eating long-life noodles with chopsticks! Red is a lucky color, so if you dress in red, there will be a special surprise for you!

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Family Storytime
Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 9:45am - 10:45am
Ages: Birth - 8
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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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Vinyasa Yoga with Lindsey
Saturday, February 1, 2020 - 9:30am - 10:30am
Ages: 13 - Adults, Adults
Registration and more information
Join us for a session of Vinyasa or flow yoga. In these classes, we will learn breathing techniques (pranayama), foundational postures (asanas), and use Shavasana and meditation to create a whole-body experience for yogis of all levels.

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How to Podcast
Saturday, February 1, 2020 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: Adults
Registration and more information
This presentation will share information about recording, editing, and launching your own podcast.

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Twos and Threes Together
Tuesday, February 4, 2020 - 9:45am - 10:45am
Ages: 2 - 3
More information
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement.

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

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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