Access to the library's catalog, ebook and digital audio service, and online resources has been restored after a successful upgrade.

The library will be closed for the Memorial Day Holiday on Sunday, May 26 and Monday, May 27. We will reopen for regular hours on Tuesday, May 28.

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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:  Closed

 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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Twos and Threes Together
Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 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, May 29, 2019 - 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, May 29, 2019 - 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, May 29, 2019 - 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, May 30, 2019 - 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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Tween Space
Thursday, May 30, 2019 - 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. Different activities every week! We will not meet on early dismissal days or when CCPS is closed.  

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Itty Bitty Scientists: Let's Grow It
Friday, May 31, 2019 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: 2 - 5
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Learn about seeds and planting through hands-on activities. Find out how earthworms and insects help flowers and plants grow.

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Carroll Ca$h Day
Saturday, June 1, 2019 - 10:00am - 3:00pm
Ages: All Ages
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In partnership with the Human Services Program of Carroll County, we will be having a day of financial fun for the whole family! We'll have a scavenger hunt, free document shredding courtesy of The Shred Mill, financial simulations, free credit reports, an energy savings demo, and much more! Free snacks, games, prizes, and giveaways! 

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Twos and Threes Together
Tuesday, June 4, 2019 - 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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Sign with Me
Wednesday, June 5, 2019 - 9:45am - 10:45am
Ages: 3 - 6
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Join us as we learn to communicate using our eyes and hands! Instructor Pam Kraemer will take us on a signing journey.

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Read and Play
Wednesday, June 5, 2019 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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, June 5, 2019 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Ages: Birth - 8
More information
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, June 6, 2019 - 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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ABCs & 123s
Friday, June 7, 2019 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: 2 - 5
Registration and more information
Join the fun as we explore letters and numbers. We'll offer lots of engaging, hands-on activities to make learning fun.

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